The Race to Bring Internet Access to Africa

This is a guest post by Brandon Engel. Follow him on Twitter: @BrandonEngel2 for more. Even though Africa is home to over 15% of the global population, African citizens constitute a comparatively miniscule 7% of global internet users, and only 16% of the total population of Africa is online. The majority of African internet subscribers are in countries with more urban areas, like South Africa, Morocco, Nig...

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Philips Africa Roadshow 2014 in Accra, Ghana

Royal Philips is currently undertaking its 5th consecutive pan-African Cairo to Cape Town roadshow from 14 April - 3 September, 2014 continuing to focus on key challenges facing Africa today - the need for energy-efficient lighting and the revitalization of African healthcare infrastructure. The roadshow is visiting Ghana for the 3rd time and will make a stop in Accra from 15th to 17th July 2014. On this occasi...

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Ndani TV Presents: The New Africa – Watch Accra Teaser

Ndani TV - the purveyor of Pan African taste and the No. 1 online destination for premium African business, entertainment and travel content is out The New Africa an upcoming Travel Show on Ndani TV. Below is a teaser of what to expect from their trip to Ghana. The New Africa is presented by Folu Ogunkeye aka Folu Storms. Follow the adventures of Folu; a self-confessed city lover and travel-junkie as she ex...

14 Jul 7:00 PM 0 Read More...

Panel Session on Digital Innovation @ #NYFAfrica 2014

    The New York Forum Africa 2014 which took place in Libreville, Gabon focused on the transformation of the African continent with a special focus on Education, Technology, Innovation, Partnerships and Investment. I was very honoured to be invited to be on the panel session sharing ideas and thoughts on: "Transforming Connectivity into Digital Innovation" alongside the likes of Ms. Sophia Bek...

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The State of the Internet

This is a guest post by Kwabena Akuamoah-Boateng. Follow him on Twitter: @Kwabena for more. An important and obvious market trend is the migration and use of mobile and web applications by consumers, especially middle-class mobile users in Ghana. In a country where Internet penetration is still below 30%, it is still interesting to realize how this minority population is familiar with mobile apps released ...

28 May 6:24 PM 0 Read More...
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