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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 - 1 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...
Beware The Sweet Seduction of 3G Mobile Broadband Data Hype

Beware The Sweet Seduction of 3G Mobile Broadband Data Hype

Published on: Aug 12 2013 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
We have all heard the siren song of 3G or even 4G mobile broadband data changing the dynamics of Internet access across Africa. If you believe the hype, everyone...
The Sneakernet Reality of Big Data in Africa

The Sneakernet Reality of Big Data in Africa

Published on: Aug 05 2013 by Wayan Vota - 14 Comments
When I hear people talking about “big data” in the developing world, I always picture the school administrator I met in Tanzania and the reality...
The Behaviour of Cybercafé Users in Tanzania

The Behaviour of Cybercafé Users in Tanzania

Published on: Jun 19 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
The findings of “Internet use behaviour of cybercafé users in Morogoro Municipality, Tanzania” paint a general picture which corresponds to that of...
Surprise! Guess Which Country is 2nd for Mobile Money Globally?

Surprise! Guess Which Country is 2nd for Mobile Money Globally?

Published on: Apr 10 2013 by Wayan Vota - 14 Comments
We all know that M-PESA in Kenya dominates the mobile money conversation in Africa, where mobile banking has expanded to 16% of the market. So its easy to assume...
5 mEducation Lessons Learned in BridgeIT Tanzania

5 mEducation Lessons Learned in BridgeIT Tanzania

Published on: Aug 03 2012 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
I am Samuel Suraphel and I’ve found that the benefits of technology to enhance learning, particularly in underserved communities, have not always been...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for April 25 – May 8, 2012

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for April 25 – May 8, 2012

Published on: May 08 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off
Nokia in Brazil: You might not know that Nokia’s biggest single social project in the world is in the city of Manaus in the Brazilian Amazon, where Nokia...
Pop Quiz: What Percentage of Tanzanians Are Online?

Pop Quiz: What Percentage of Tanzanians Are Online?

Published on: Apr 23 2012 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
There is nonstop news and buzz around new fiber optic cables circling Africa, the explosive growth of mobile phones, and Facebook’s domination of social...
Language as a Cultural Barrier in ICT4E Deployments

Language as a Cultural Barrier in ICT4E Deployments

Published on: Apr 06 2012 by Lindsay Poirier - 1 Comment
When I started working on my ICT4E project a few months back, I thought I had all of my bases covered. It’s easy to fall into that groove. I learned quickly,...
The Top 5 Countries for ICT4D in Africa are Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, and…?

The Top 5 Countries for ICT4D in Africa are Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, and…?

Published on: Mar 26 2012 by Wayan Vota - 18 Comments
At a recent Technology Salon, we were discussing the countries that have the best environment for ICT innovation that will accelerate economic and social development....