• Africa's Bill Gate: Herman Chinery-Hesse & Others Speaks At Tech4Africa

    The Tech4Africa 2011 conference to be held from 27-28 October, 2011 at the “The Forum” in Bryanston, Johannesburg, South Africa, will feature a line-up of international and African technologists. The event aims to provide attendees with the opportunity to learn firsthand from technology evangelists about the role that the...
  • Maker Faire Africa 2011 : Cairo, Egypt

    From the Maker Faire Africa Blog: Maker Faire Africa is pleased to announce our 3rd event, ‘Maker Faire Africa 2011 : Cairo‘ which will take place in Egypt, October 6-8th, 2011.  Join us once again as we continue to cultivate  new and existing maker communities across Africa. As was...
  • Re-blogged: Meet The TED Global 2011 Fellows Working Within Africa

    Re-blogged via Timbuktu Chronicles 5 spectacular individuals with Africa related connections are part of the recently announced TED Global 2011 Fellows class. They are: Femi Akinde – Founder of SlimTrader(covered earlier) , the first platform in Africa allowing consumers to shop for goods and services via their mobile phones through...
  • Call For Application: Young Journalists For Global Civil Society Event

    CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, international civil society groups, donors and government representatives will unite at 10th CIVICUS World Assembly in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. This year four young journalists from developing countries have the chance to attend the largest gathering of civil society activists in the world in all...
  • MTN-Ghana, Airtel & Other Major Telecom Organizations Wins Laurel at Ghana Telecoms Awards 2011

    Two telecommunications giants, MTN-Ghana and Airtel Ghana shared honors at the maiden edition of the Mobileworld Ghana Telecoms Awards 2011 held at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel on Friday evening. The two companies won three awards apiece. MTN-Ghana won: The Telecom Operator of the Year Award, The Best...
  • Ghana ICT & Telecoms Summit and Best Customer Service Awards 2011

    The first ever Ghana ICT & Telecoms Summit and Awards Night takes place in Accra, Ghana from April 28 – 29, 2011 at the Kofi Annan ICT Center and the La Palm Royal Hotel respectively.  About: Ghana ICT & Telecom Summit 2011 is designed to explore the critical business,...
  • 2 Ghanaians For CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards

    Finalists in the prestigious CNN MultiChoice African Journalist awards for 2011 have been announced by Joel Kibazo, Chair of the independent judging panel. The competition is now in its 16th year and this year, Ghana has two journalists vying for laurels in the prestigious competition. They are Kofi Akpabli,...
  • Google’s Zeitgeist Announces 12 Winners For Young Minds Competition

    Somewhere in February, 2011; Zeitgeist & Google announced the commencement of applications for the Young Minds Video Competition 2011 via this website: http://www.zeitgeistyoungminds.com/ which saw young people between the ages of 18 and 24; passionate about making a difference in your community apply. Google has always championed innovation and...
  • Garage48 Opens in Accra, Ghana

    The past couple of months saw several technology focused events happening in the capital of Ghana, Accra. Most recent was the Innovation Week 2011 which again offered me the opportunity to show-case my Social Media know-how to participants and other technocrats who attended. Just yesterday; I heard...