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How an island 1/300th the size of most African countries succeeds as a tech business destination
June 24, 2014 ♦ No Comment

Mauritius, located in the Indian Ocean, is geographically 300 times smaller than Madagascar – yet it outshines most African nations in terms of ICT usage and business environment.

7 African presidents give views on ICT development
October 30, 2013 ♦ No Comment

All eyes have been on Rwanda this week as Kigali hosts 1,200+ delegates and 7 heads of state at the Transform Africa Summit 2013. Up for discussion between leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs are Africa’s future with ICT and how the private sector can spur advancement.

Idjwi, an island in Lake Kivu, DR Congo is now connected to the internet
August 24, 2013 ♦ One Comment

Idjwi island, located in Lake Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo is now connected to the internet.

Cameroon, ICT hub of Central Africa
December 18, 2012 ♦ No Comment
Cameroon, ICT hub of Central Africa

A summary of the telecommunications scene in Cameroon as of December 2012.

OA News: November 17-20, 2010
November 20, 2010 ♦ No Comment

African marketing, East African Internet costs, future of newspapers, 3 stories on broader ICT development

Africa’s life cycle assessment (LCA) initiatives, past and present
August 29, 2010 ♦ No Comment
Africa’s life cycle assessment (LCA) initiatives, past and present

Not surprisingly, the concept of life cycle assessment (LCA) is not widespread in Africa (a bevy of information exists on the related subject of sustainable consumption and production, but more on that later). After all, the evaluation of environmental impacts of digital products and services is a daunting task. It …