There's a global rise in organisations that use technology to try and bolster transparency, accountability and governance.
Africa's great digital divide: you're more likely to have access to the internet as a wealthy man in a coastal country
Only 10 countries in the region have mobile-cellular prices that are at least as affordable as the average in other regions
An Africa first! Liberia outsources entire education system to a private American firm. Why all should pay attention
It could possibly be the largest and most ambitious privatisation attempt in Africa’s recent history
There are two types of invader: the digital giants and the ankle-biters.
Changing Africa, one equation at a time: Maths and science the keys to unlocking continent's greatness
Across Africa, maths is often viewed as an impractical, ivory tower pursuit - but a new initiative is trying to change that
“One a scale of one to ten for innovation, I would give us a two,” said Safaricom CEO Collymore, much to the surprise of the audience
The making of 21st century Africa: mobile phones, the bottom billion, and creating people's spaces (Part I)
Ushahidi is not 10 years old; no one would have guessed that it would be the seed that led to the birth of more than 70 innovation hubs in Africa
There’s a high geographical penalty for internet access in Africa. Being landlocked adds an average $232 to the monthly price of fixed broadband
Innovation spaces are a big deal. There are currently 220 maker spaces, tech hubs and innovation spaces in Africa according to Fab Lab.
'Head start from behind': Global tech companies scramble to get a piece of Africa's digital learning pie
"In many schools in Uganda, you could have the computers, but they are locked up in the head teacher’s office with clear instructions – 'Don’t touch'"
Drones could account for 10% -15% of Africa's transport sector in the next decade
Africa becoming Mecca of the mobile app universe, but why aren't we building physical electronic stuff?
A big set back on the hardware space is the lack of rapid prototyping facilities, but there's an upcoming space in Nairobi that could plug the gap
Electricity from plants anyone? Prepare to be amazed, 2015 tech pioneers Africa should keep an eye on
70% of users in sub-Saharan Africa browse the web on mobile devices, and just 6% use computers -very many people who need phone security there.
Manufacturing has stagnated in Africa over the past few decades, but Africa could be the place that completely reimagines industry as we know it
A killer app for Africa's 'telephone farmers' - watch your plants grow, from your mobile or computer screen
EZ-farm is nifty combination of a soil moisture sensor, a water tank level monitor and - best of all - an infrared camera that monitors plant health.
Twitter hashtag has been trending for days
Listen up Africa; space internet has already reached Earth – just that most of us aren’t aware of it
The satellites will beam the Internet down from the heavens and give all people—not just those in well-connected cities—high-speed access to the web.