Tracks on track – South Africa’s public transport users to benefit from KasiMP3 and GoMetro partnership

New partnership will see rail commuters in South Africa enjoy free and legal music from over 40,000 music artists from across Africa. Johannesburg, South Africa – May 07, 2013 GoMetro and KasiMP3 announced today that they have entered into a partnership which will see KasiMP3 provide music through the GoMetro mobile app and a mobile […]

[E-book] – Technology in Africa – 2013 Digest

If you are interested in insightful opinion and analysis about the Technology scene in Africa and matters that affect it, then go ahead and read the below summary of a FREE newly published “Technology in Africa – 2013 Digest”. In the book, Erik Hersman (Kenya) observes what differentiates the various technology communities across the continent but also […]

Future of Technology in South Africa: Why the government must Act

In the foreword of the recent 2012 report, South Africa’s Basic Education Minister, Mrs. Angie Motshekga says “It is my proud privilege to announce the performance of learners who wrote the Annual National Assessment (ANA) during the week of 18–21 September 2012.” There is nothing to be proud of, especially as far as the Mathematics […]

Communism & Capitalism

Communism is Dead. Capitalism is going Social.

By Tefo Mohapi I had the opportunity in 2011 to be part of a delegation organised by the African National Congress’ Progressive Business Forum (ANC PBF) and led by the Deputy Minister of Finance (Mr Nhlanhla Nene) to visit Havana, Cuba to explore any synergies in business as Cuba under Fidel Castro’s younger brother (Raul Castro) […]

Kenyan seed investment fund to invest US$200,000 in African Tech Startups

By Tefo Mohapi Today, Kenyan seed investment fund 88mph launched its accelerator program in Africa, aiming to invest in another 8-15 startups that target the African mobile/web market. 88mph has invested in 7 Kenyan technology startups since August 2011. For the upcoming program, tech startups must apply before August 15th on the website, 88mph.ac. 88mph offers […]

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Infinity & Beyond – Africa’s Unlimited Science and Technology Potential

By Tefo Mohapi The month of May, 2012 (and June so far) has seen some great achievements by Africans and Africa in the fields of Science and Technology. We had the first ever non-governmental succesful mission to the International Space Station (ISS) by Dragon, a spacecraft made by Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX). SpaceX is a company […]