Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Report: The impact of Facebook’s connectivity initiatives: sub-Saharan Africa

    800 million people across sub-Saharan Africa are not Internet users due to various barriers to connectivity. To address these barriers, Facebook is investing in initiatives across the entire connectivity value chain....
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    Mobile Subscribers Set To Soar in Sub-Saharan Africa – GSMA Report

    Latest GSMA Report Indicates a rise in Mobile Subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa with more than half a billion unique mobile subscribers projected by 2020. GSMA have released their 2017 Mobile Economy: Sub-Saharan Africa study which has put unique mobile subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa at a penetration rate of 43 percent. They are expected to...
  • StartMe – A South African Crowdfunding Site

    On cp-Africa South Africa has for a long time been a frontrunner in the Sub-Saharan Africa startup scene, pioneering business models and start-ups. StartMe a crowd-funding platform for South African Entrepreneurs and Investors. Founded in 2011, StartMe is the next generation of business investment. It is a new way...
  • Spotlight on Africa – Mobile Statistics & Facts 2012 [Video]

    Praekelt Foundation -  an incubator for mobile technology which improves the health and well-being of people living in poverty. According to their recent report, they believe mobile technology is reshaping the future of the African continent, and that we (Africans) have a chance to guide that change, using this...
  • African Gathering 2012 Hosts Africa's Technology and Innovation Hub Managers

    “Across Africa, we have seen countless examples of people taking control of their destiny, and making change from the bottom up.” — President Barack Obama 2009 Africa Gathering will be hosting it’s festival of technologies & innovation event at the Thomas Reuters Foundation, London on June 15, 2012. This...
  • Ghana Leads Africa's Fastest Growing Countries & Economies

    According to the World Economic Forum; Africa is on the brink of a major transformation. Over the last decade, the continent was home to six of the world’s 10 fastest growing economies, and the outlook for the region remains bright at a time when the rest of the world...
  • 30 Interesting Facts To Know About Africa…

    During the 1950’s, Africa was a continent awakening to the prospects of Independence.  In the 1960’s, Africa was a continent in transition for during the decade 31 African countries South of the Sahara became independence, 17 of them in 1960 alone. Notable progress was school enrollment and some industrialization....
  • Google Appoints Female Country Manager for Nigeria

    Google Nigeria recently appointed Ms. Juliet Ehimuan, the former General Manager of  Strategic Business Units at Chams Plc as its Country Manager for Nigeria. Responding to her new appointment, Joe Mucheru; Google’s lead for Sub Saharan Africa said: “Google sees great potential in the Nigerian market. We are excited...