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m-Pesa, Ushahidi, Andela and beyond: Africa ramps up its start...

Some digital innovations from Africa are already making their mark around the world. Mobile payment service m-Pesa (now offered by Vodafone in Asian markets as well) and Ushahidi (crowd platform for monitoring everything from disasters to elections) ..., 6 days ago

World: Ushahidi announces USD 1.5m grant from Development Innovation Ventures

Ushahidi has received a USD 1.5 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) U.S. Global Development Lab to support testing for social impact, improved outcomes, and market viability, as well as building pathways to ...
 Shortwave IT!2 weeks ago 2016 Global Development Forum: Full Agenda  Center for Strategic and International Studies1 week ago USAID Awards $5 Million for New Ways to End Extreme Poverty  Foreign weeks ago

Juliana Rotich: Find a solution to a problem and perfect your art #TheScoop

Juliana Rotich is Executive Director of Ushahidi Inc and responsible for the overall management of Ushahidi, partnerships and support of the Ushahidi team. She has worked in the telecommunications industry for over ten years and has extensive ...
 CapitalFM Kenya1 month ago

Providing and limiting freedom

Digital technologies have become relevant for accessing services as well as exercising one's human rights. The interests of many different groups are involved. Unfortunately, digital technology can also contribute to violating human rights. The ...
 D+C - Development And Cooperation1 hour ago
Mail & Guardian Africa

Africa's great digital divide: you're more likely to have access to the internet as a wealthy man in a coastal country

TECH start-ups coming out of Africa have blossomed in the past few years, putting the continent on the digital innovation map. Two examples are Kenya's mobile money transfer service M-Pesa which isnow beingoffered by Vodafone in Asian marketsand ...
 Mail & Guardian Africa1 day ago Africa's Great Digital Divide: Youre More Likely to Have Access to the Internet as a Wealthy Man in a Coastal Country  NextBillion.net9 hours ago
World Economic Forum

A brief overview of Africa's tech industry and 7 predictions for its future

As Africa transitions from the margins to the mainstream of the global economy, technology is playing an increasingly significant role. Bolstering regional trends in business, investment and modernization is the emergence of an IT ecosystem a ...
 World Economic Forum11 hours ago Africa's digital revolution: a look at the technologies, trends and people driving it  World Economic Forum1 day ago In Africa, there can be no digital revolution without women and girls  World Economic Forum1 day ago

The key to global empowerment is technology

With the exponential growth in technology, the world has seen not only profound change in various industries, but also a fundamental shift in the structure to our global society. To unwrap this bit of jargon, let's look at the intersection of ...
 Minyanville1 day ago

Citizen Participation and Government Accountability: The Role of Technology

Providing access to information and building effective, transparent institutions at all levels is key to promoting prosperity. The technologies developed over the last 10 years, including mobile internet devices, social media platforms, and the ...
 Center for Strategic and International Studies2 days ago

Kenyans hunt societal solutions in Silicon Savannah

THE best thing to be said about Kenya's oil fields may be this: they don't contain much oil. If the country pumped out crude at the rate of Saudi Arabia, its reserves of 600-million barrels would vanish in 52 days. That is no bad thing in a ...
 BDlive2 days ago Kenyans start to roam Silicon Savannah  Sokolako1 week ago

WSIS, Development, and Internet Governance: A Plea for 'Star Trek' over 'Mad Max'

Humanity continues to find itself at a crossroads. Ahead of us lies an uncertain future filled with predictions of imminent doom and ominous prospects along with the wonders of science and technology. Behind us lies a century marked paradoxically by ...
 CircleID6 days ago
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