One of Samsung's solar power internet schools
Digital transformation in education key to stirring growth in East Africa

There's an ongoing discussion about development in East Africa and a new narrative has emerged in recent years of a story of resilience, self-reliance and a passion for growth facilitated largely by technology.

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Connecting moms
Chatbot launched to connect new mothers

DURBAN, South Africa - Through the advent of Messenger and bots, messaging platforms have rapidly increased their impact in reaching users with life-changing content. Leading this technological evolution in low and middle income countries, the Praekelt Foundation, launched a new chatbot for Messenger integrated into the South African Department of Health's MomConnect, at the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban yesterday, 19 July 2016.

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Impressive ministerial attendance confirmed for Innovation Africa 2016 - Nairobi, 20-22 September
Impressive ministerial attendance confirmed for Innovation Africa 2016 - Nairobi, 20-22 September

"With still 11 weeks to go, Innovation Africa has so far confirmed 17 African ministers and their delegations for the summit," confirmed John Glassey, Managing Director, AfricanBrains.

Issued by AfricanBrains 18 Jul 2016

The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications, Works and Infrastructure, Prof Faustine Kamuzora (seated, left) and Tigo chief commercial officer, Shavkat Berdiev (seated, right), sign a Memorandum of Understanding in which Tigo will provide internet access to Tanzania’s secondary schools through the e-Schools Project.
Tanzania connects high schools to internet

DAR ES SALAAM - Tanzania's digital lifestyle company, Tigo Tanzania has entered into a partnership with the Ministry of Communications, Works and Infrastructure to facilitate the roll-out of internet access points in the country's secondary schools so as to complement the e-Schools Project for a period of two years.

18 Jul 2016