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  • Google’s Eric Schmidt on his views of Technology in Africa

    Originally posted on Google+ by Eric Schmidt A Week of Africa After a week of business meetings in the cities of sub-Saharan Africa, we can surely say three things are new for the continent: a) the despotic leadership in Africa from the 1970s and 1980 is in decline, replaced...
  • 30 Brilliant African Tech Startups To Watch

    From the Ventureburn.com blog: 30 African startups were profiled. Their selections were based on the startup coming from an African root and secondly, it been just brilliant. From Transport apps: TaxiRank – South Africa Down in Cape Town, Taxi Rank makes it easy for the city’s 4-million citizens to...
  • SasaAfrica | A storefront for African Vendors

    SasaAfrica has created an online storefront for vendors in under served communities which uses MMS uploads, SMS notifications, and mobile payments. Aimed at shortening the distance between credit-based consumers and developing nation vendors, SasaAfrica.com. According to the team behind SasaAfrica, their main goal is to provide an online storefront...
  • Frustrated Innovation – Ory Okolloh; @KenyanPundit

    Africa‘s technology community will thrive only by facing up to the continent’s fundamental problems. – By Ory Okolloh Africa is trending, if stories in the international media over the last year are anything to go by. And no story about “rising Africa”—many of us would argue it has “arisen”—is...
  • Infoline: SMS Powered Business Directory in Ghana

    Determined to provide an avenue for businesses to reach and connect with customers efficiently, Edward Amartey-Tagoe; co-founder of Nandimobile is focused on creating platforms which empower connections between businesses in Ghana and their customers. They launched a new product, Infoline, one of the biggest mobile business directories in Ghana....
  • Saya Mobile Wins AppCircus – Mobile Apps Ghana 2011 Challenge

    Yesterday saw a pool of budding developers from the tech community in Ghana, meet-up and pitch their apps/development to a jury at the AppCircus – Mobile Apps Ghana Showcase. Saya Mobile – a mobile group chat app still in stealth mode won the top honors. For their prize, the...
  • Making The Most of Twitter

    On July 23, 2009; I did a blog-post on my new found social media platform; Twitter and how it’s positively influencing my social life. Just this morning, I caught a post on my tweet radar on; “Making the most of...