ICT Africa Headline News

2016.06.11

From North to South, African Farmers are Putting Great Technology to Work

Agriculture has played a vital role in the growth of civilisations and industry in Africa. The ancient Egyptians were able to make cultural and tec..

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2016.06.11

Why Ecocash Got It Right, Then Wrong

By Brett Chulu
The strategy that enabled EcoCash to capture millions of Zimbabweans has seemingly been abandoned in the kombi market. It would app..

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2016.06.07

Technologies That Work Well in Political Campaigns

By Dr. Darren Wilkins
Technology has always played an important role in campaigning. From using bullhorns in neighborhoods and radio and televisio..

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2016.06.07

UBER Starts Kampala City Transport Link

By Samuel Nabwiiso
Kampala — UBER International has started their services in Uganda that saw Kampala city joining the list of smart transportat..

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2016.06.07

Africa's Fastest Computer To Be Unveiled

The Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) in Cape Town will unveil the fastest computer on the continent tomorrow, 7 June 2016.

The petaf..

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2016.06.07

MEC Albert Fritz Launches World-First Apple Training Centre for the Blind

The Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, today attended the launch of the worlds-first Apple Training Centre for the bl..

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2016.06.03

Research Highlights 7 Strategies to Increase Smartphone Sales in Africa

A new report, "Operator Strategies to Increase Smartphone Penetration in Africa," by Pyramid Research, provides in-depth insights on a number of sm..

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2016.06.03

USA 'Deeply Concerned' About Internet Freedoms in Uganda

By Frank Kisakye
MACON PHILLIPS, the coordinator of the US State Department's Bureau of International Information Programs was recently in Uganda ..

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2016.06.02

ICT Marred By Retrogressive Policies

By Emma Okonji
Stakeholders in the Information and Communications Technology sector are disappointed that the policy direction of the Muhammadu Bu..

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2016.06.02

Uber, Online Taxi Firm Launched in Kampala

By Jonathan Adengo
The local taxi operators are going to face competition given the entrance of global online taxi firm, Uber, a technology compan..

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