How universal internet access could reboot South Africa – Eyewitness News

How universal internet access could reboot South Africa – Eyewitness News

The Fourth Industrial Revolution offers South Africa, and Africa a real opportunity to use digital technology to leapfrog growth and to emerge as key players in the technology sector. Computer lab. Picture: Pixabay.com. Five years ago, when Christine Ngwenya was 14, her hopes for her future started to take shape. “My dream […]

Africa Oil – Top Tier Up-And-Coming Oil Corporation – Seeking Alpha

Africa Oil – Top Tier Up-And-Coming Oil Corporation – Seeking Alpha

Africa Oil Corporation (OTCMKTS: OTCPK:AOIFF) is a Canadian oil and gas company that operates out of Africa, with assets in Kenya and Ethiopia. The company is also listed on the Canadian stock exchange and believes it holds significant amounts of high potential acreage. As we will see throughout this article, Africa Oil’s blend of impressive […]

Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker headed to Africa for exhibition – Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker headed to Africa for exhibition – Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Observer Charlotte Hornets’ Kemba Walker headed to Africa for exhibitionCharlotte ObserverCharlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker, a first-time All-Star in February, will be among an NBA contingent traveling to Africa in August for an exhibition. Walker was chosen one of four captains for NBA Africa Game 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa.Dirk Nowitzki to captain […]

Free mapping: plotting development in Africa – Phys.Org

Free mapping: plotting development in Africa – Phys.Org

In Benin’s economic capital of Cotonou, as in many other African cities, finding a house, office or restaurant is often like a treasure hunt. Luck, if not a miracle, is required as easy clues such as street names, even where they exist, are usually not posted and address numbers are rarely marked. Most people […]

Mali attack: Two dead as gunmen storm tourist resort – BBC News

Mali attack: Two dead as gunmen storm tourist resort – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA fire burns in the forest surrounding the resort Gunmen have stormed a tourist resort in Mali popular with Westerners and two people are dead, the country’s security minister has said. “It is a jihadist attack. Malian special forces intervened and hostages have been released,” Salif Traore […]

The future of tech is in 'cities across Africa,' says start-up CEO – CNBC

The future of tech is in 'cities across Africa,' says start-up CEO – CNBC

Derrick Ceyrac | AFP | Getty Images Jankara market, located on Lagos Island and the skyline of Lagos, Nigeria. While ecommerce and mobile money companies are leading Africa’s tech race, solar technology and agriculture are also big sectors there. Ignitia, a startup based in Accra, Ghana has developed a weather model to help small-scale farmers […]

Free mapping: plotting development in Africa – Daily Mail

Free mapping: plotting development in Africa – Daily Mail

Crowdsourced mapping applications adapted for use in Africa are trying to help people find their way in cities where haphazard development means many streets and buildings are unmarked In Benin’s economic capital of Cotonou, as in many other African cities, finding a house, office or restaurant is often like a treasure hunt. Luck, if not […]

Africa under pressure to find ways of resolving problems – Daily Nation

Africa under pressure to find ways of resolving problems – Daily Nation

By CIUGU MWAGIRUMore by this Author As the Western world becomes increasingly introspective, Africa is under pressure to find ways of resolving her problems. African countries continues to feature high on the list of those said to be fragile, and the state fragility phenomenon remains a major constraint to development. Among the causes of conflict […]