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Accept the Smartphone Reality in Development. Everyone Else Has

Accept the Smartphone Reality in Development. Everyone Else Has

Published on: Aug 25 2014 by Wayan Vota - 15 Comments
Recently, Elvis Mushi of Twaweza, shared with me interesting mobile phone survey results from his Sauti za Wananchi program. I find them remarkable in two ways....
What Are Tech Company Start Up Costs in 6 African Countires?

What Are Tech Company Start Up Costs in 6 African Countires?

Published on: Jul 04 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
As a venture capital firm, Savannah Fund is interested in the differing variables that can affect entrepreneurs in the countries of startups we have or will invest...
Why African Entrepreneurs Should Build Software Products For The Global Market

Why African Entrepreneurs Should Build Software Products For The Global Market

Published on: Oct 07 2013 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
I am Fritz Ekwoge and I’ve spent three years running a Cameroonian startup, carving my niche with B2C products for the African market. This is what I have...
How Nigeria Used ICT to Save 119 Billion Naira

How Nigeria Used ICT to Save 119 Billion Naira

Published on: Aug 21 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Previously, I wrote about the need for management information systems to understand educational progress in developing countries. While that is sexy, as it shows...
And the Most Popular Web Browser in Nigeria Is?

And the Most Popular Web Browser in Nigeria Is?

Published on: Apr 24 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
If you have the vision of Nigerians using old Internet Explorer browsers to view your precious web content, you are living in the past. TechLoy reports that Google’s...
Why 2013 is a Great Year for Technology Development in Nigeria

Why 2013 is a Great Year for Technology Development in Nigeria

Published on: Feb 12 2013 by Kenneth Omeruo - Comments Off
It really makes sense when Peter Drucker-a business philosopher says the very best way to predict the future is to create it. Realizing that Technology is one vital...
10 Observations on Technology in Africa from Eric Schmidt of Google

10 Observations on Technology in Africa from Eric Schmidt of Google

Published on: Jan 23 2013 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
After a week of business meetings in the cities of sub-Saharan Africa, Eric Schmidt posted a detailed list of observations. As he used to run Google and is still...
Apply Now for TechWomen: a Professional Mentorship and Exchange Program

Apply Now for TechWomen: a Professional Mentorship and Exchange Program

Published on: Dec 19 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Harnessing the power of business, technology and innovation, TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in technology sectors from the Middle East and Africa together...
Why Senegal Internet Adoption Lags Behind Kenya, Nigeria, and Other African Nations

Why Senegal Internet Adoption Lags Behind Kenya, Nigeria, and Other African Nations

Published on: Oct 15 2012 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Looking across Africa, a discrepancy shows itself. Nigeria, with all its problems, has 30% of its population online. Kenya, once a tech backwater, has a 74% Internet...
Which is better: a full size 3G WiFi Router or a Mi-Fi for a small office?

Which is better: a full size 3G WiFi Router or a Mi-Fi for a small office?

Published on: Sep 24 2012 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Small business contribute close to 20% of Kenya’s GDP, and many of them now require Internet access for basic productivity and communication tasks. While...