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Deloitte recently completed an in-depth analysis of the African mobile telecommunications market that aptly covers all aspects of the current mobile telecoms business in Africa, from recent trends to operational strategies to new opportunities.
Capsule Technologies (Pty) Ltd based in Cape Town, South Africa is working on designing a new Android desktop computer that uses no more than 20 watts of power. This computer should answer the specific needs of Africa, namely, the lack of infrastructure.
A recent McKinsey & Co. economic report on Africa looks at the potential of the internet to contribute $300 billion to African GDP by the year 2025.
At least 16 African cities and 11 countries (3 North African, 8 Sub-Saharan African) either held or will be holding a 54-hour Startup Weekend hackathon in mid-November 2013.
Three telecom operators or wholesellers have announced partnerships that will enhance Somalia’s international broadband connectivity – mostly through fibre – but also via satellite.
New research conducted by World Wide Web Foundation and Open Data Institute finds African open data initiatives to have good intentions but limited reach and impact.