Editor’s Note: This infographic by Kathleen Ndongmo shows the deplorable state of the 54 African government official websites. It is hoped that African countries would step up and give their respective countries their rightful web presence.
In its list of the 30 most promising young entreprenuers in Africa 2014 published today, Forbes identifies an inspired generation of young Africans who are builders, innovators and risk takers in their resolve to transform the continent.
South Africa’s Digital Media & Marketing Association (DMMA) has joined the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and will now be known as IAB South Africa, according to an official statement made available to TechLoy.
Google’s mobile operating system, Android has become the most popular and widely used mobile OS for the first time ever in Africa, according to data from StatCounter.
Verve International has partnered with Microsoft, Nokia and Mobile Monday Nigeria to host a developers’ contest tagged “DevCon Alpha – Build with Verve – Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 Edition”.
Lagos has been chosen to host about 100 investors and entrepreneurs from within and outside Africa at the inaugural Angel Fair West Africa come March 30th & 31st, where entrepreneurs would meet investors in order to ‘do deals’.
Lagos-based co-working space, CapitalSquare is announcing its first Demo Day, an event, it says, would bring together three creators “to talk about their craft and showcase their creations.”
So you think iROKOtv is the only online video-on-demand platform to watch movies, documentaries, TV series, soaps and shows from Africa? Here are 15 video-on-demand platforms for Africa — you’ve probably never heard of — that are worth watching in 2014.
In its list of the most powerful men in Africa 2014 published yesterday, Forbes identifies African men who are innovative, courageous, daring and often disruptive in their fields.
This February, our friends over at TechCabal would be hosting a startup competition, Battlefield where some of the most innovative startups in Nigeria would compete for a chance to win $20,000 prize money.
From a Nigerian government official not knowing the address of his organisation’s website to the South African government ‘Wordpress’ website that cost R140 million to build (about $15 million in 2013), Africa is peopled with controversial stories about some of its institution’s web presence.
A female customer care agent’s phone conversation with a supposed married male customer has raised concerns and fueled suspicions about an alleged ‘affair’ between them.
A new online portal, CGAfrica.com is launching soon to be the leading resource for the computer graphics community in Africa.
Fast-growing online travel booking site, Travelstart has unveiled its mobile site that allows users compare and book for thousands of flights on the go from their mobile phones and tablet devices.
A new IBM survey of CIOs in Africa about the opportunities and challenges faced when adopting emerging technologies — social media, mobile, cloud and analytics — shows a 34% adoption gap for emerging technology.
San Francisco-based Heirs Holdings, the pan-African proprietary investment company founded by former United Bank for Africa Group CEO, Tony Elumelu, has announced an undisclosed investment in US start-up Planet Labs.
Since 2009, tens of thousands of creative projects — big and small — all around the world have been brought to life through the support of crowd-funding platform, Kickstarter.
A new online learning & tutoring platform simply called Tutor wants to also make their mark in the online education space while taking an entirely different approach.
A new Lagos-based discount discovery service called SquareCountry has just launched and claims to be the simplest app ever that lets you locate amazing discounts on shoppable items and services near you.
Mobile advertising network, Twinpine has reached an exclusive deal with MTN Nigeria to provide advertisers the opportunity to serve their advertising content on MTN’s entertainment portal, MTN Play.