iroko+ Nollywood App Launches in Francophone Africa

iroko+ Nollywood App Launches in Francophone Africa CANAL+ GROUP and iROKO are launching the iroko+ SVOD service for French-speaking Africa. The Android app will be available across all of French Speaking Africa, bringing 1,500 hours of affordable, premium Nollywood Télénovelas content to millions of Francophone entertainment fans.

Village Bicycle Project had a busy year!

Update of VBP so far in 2011: We have a NEW website! Check it out! 8000 bicycles shipped to Ghana (54,000 total since 1999) 1000 bicycles shipped to Sierra Leone 800 people trained in bike repair (11,000 total) New partnership established with Mike’s Bikes Foundation of California: two containers of bikes already sent to Sierra […]

Africa Mobile Phone Boom: trigger for development?

The Africa Mobile Phone Boom: A trigger for economic development? Date: Thursday 1st September, 6pm Venue: G2, SOAS Africa’s technological spirit is on a rise, particularly in the telecommunications market. Despite having amongst the lowest levels of infrastructure in the world, an increasing proportion of the population of Africa now has access to mobile phones. […]

Algeria boost its Internet capacity

ALGERIA plans to increase its broadband capacity across the country’s largest telecom providers. The plan is inline with the country’s sprawling Internet uptake.

Ghana: French Embassy inaugurates ICT Centre

Accra, June 15, GNA – The French Embassy, on Wednesday inaugurated GHC120, 000.00 Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Centre for the Government Secretarial School in Accra.

Kenya ICT brings US data center to Africa

Kenyan ICT firm brings state-of-the-art USA Data Center facilities to Africa The 11,000 square foot Colocation4Africa Data Center facility contains everything needed to ensure your mission-critical network infrastructure is functioning at the highest performance levels amidst the highest security.

Africa passes Europe in mobile connections

Africa has passed Western Europe in the number of mobile connections during the final quarter of 2010, Wireless Intelligence reported on Thursday. It comes as the telecom market on the continent continues to show marked improvement in both services and infrastructure, especially in North Africa.

New browser IE9 as seen from

Image via Wikipedia “How will IE9 browser look?”. This is the headline of a feature published today by ‘ – IT news, Telecom news and Mobile news from an African perspective’. The new Microsoft’s browser Internet Explorer 9 should support “HTML5, DOM and CSS3 standards” according to the African technology website. “So far, the IE9 […]

Kenya: solar web kiosk lands in Ukunda

Youth in Ukunda are now able to access information faster following the installation of the first solar powered rural internet kiosk. The project is the result of a new project initiated by the youth enterprise fund.

African medias: goes mobile

A24 Media, the first online delivery site for African content, has taken the next step in its evolution with increased interactivity between the users and organization becoming a reality. The company has made a successful venture into the mobile arena, launched a text-driven news site and is making forays into in-flight entertainment as part of […]