Digital Africa
The knowledge economy is the kitchen of ideas

The knowledge economy is the kitchen of ideas

Curry paste? … what on earth does curry paste have to do with the knowledge economy?  Steve Song says the...

Ushahidi – packing a powerful (and honest) punch

Ushahidi – packing a powerful (and honest) punch

Who hasn’t heard about Ushahidi? That was the first question posed by Erik Hersman at his tech4Africa presentation today. Astoundingly, about...

We need to talk about content, not infrastructure

We need to talk about content, not infrastructure

The race to lay to lay fibre optics cables into Africa is on, with around 10 cables either landed or...

the power of social media to ease ethnic tension

the power of social media to ease ethnic tension

This is truly a beautiful story about how the world is changing. Alanna Shaikh talks about how a mix of...

Kenya says yes to reform

Kenya says yes to reform

Kenyan’s voted, peacefully, for reform of the Constitution, which will introduce a new Bill of Rights and also curb the...