While SA has been growing genetically modified (GM) crops for many years, resistance from across most of the continent is set to slow global plans to turn Africa into the world's breadbasket.
12 Aug 2013
Internet entrepreneurs of iROKOtv and Nollywood fame, Jason Njoku and Bastian Gotter on Wednesday, 8 May 2013, announced the official launch of SPARK, a $1m-backed company to support and develop aspiring Nigerian tech and internet entrepreneurs.
9 May 2013
Nigeria Hacker Space is an open source hardware community wrapped around the ethos of the global hacker space movement. It was started by a group of technology enthusiasts who were inspired by the various exciting happenings at the Maker Faire Africa 2012 event, which held in was held in the commercial capital city of Lagos in Nigeria.
By Faith Olaniran 11 Mar 2013
NEW YORK, USA: Microsoft announced on Tuesday (5 February) that it had teamed up with Chinese manufacturer Huawei to launch an affordable smartphone across Africa.
6 Feb 2013
LONDON, UK: Africa has become the second most connected region in the world in terms of mobile subscription count, up from fourth place at the end of 2010, according to new research by Informa Telecoms & Media, and the number of mobile subscriptions in Africa is expected to reach one billion in 2016.
4 Nov 2011