March 28, 2013
Africa is on the rise!

Africa is on the rise!

March 27, 2013
Few mice here: Botswana has one of the highest mobile market penetration rates in Africa (well over 100%) and the average revenue per user is also one of the highest on the continent.

Few mice here: Botswana has one of the highest mobile market penetration rates in Africa (well over 100%) and the average revenue per user is also one of the highest on the continent.

(Source: Flickr / drcohen)

March 26, 2013
Tanzania: Although from a very low base, recent improvements in ICT infrastructure support strong growth in the services sector.

Tanzania: Although from a very low base, recent improvements in ICT infrastructure support strong growth in the services sector.

(Source: creativeroots.org)

March 25, 2013
Despite relatively low Internet access in Niger, the Facebook page for the President of Niger has nearly 27,000 fans.

Despite relatively low Internet access in Niger, the Facebook page for the President of Niger has nearly 27,000 fans.

March 24, 2013
The first African-designed smartphone was conceptualized in Africa but is actually made in China.

The first African-designed smartphone was conceptualized in Africa but is actually made in China.

(Source: dpvintageposters.com)

March 23, 2013
Africa is a very young continent. Unemployment remains a major issue, but there is vast opportunity for entrepreneurs to succeed.

Africa is a very young continent. Unemployment remains a major issue, but there is vast opportunity for entrepreneurs to succeed.

(Source: Flickr / ww4f)

March 23, 2013
Africa may not be as globally connected as North America or Europe, but it has a growing number of undersea cable landing points.

Africa may not be as globally connected as North America or Europe, but it has a growing number of undersea cable landing points.

March 23, 2013
Fastest rising Google search terms in SA for February-March 2013 include:
Budget speech 2013
Harlem shake
FNB online banking

Fastest rising Google search terms in SA for February-March 2013 include:

  1. Budget speech 2013
  2. Harlem shake
  3. FNB online banking

(Source: dpvintageposters.com)

March 23, 2013
Mauritania is working to build a national fibre backbone to capture international bandwidth.

Mauritania is working to build a national fibre backbone to capture international bandwidth.

(Source: dpvintageposters.com)

March 22, 2013
Nigerian treatment of the Kenyan football team turned into an international hashtag battle

Nigerian treatment of the Kenyan football team turned into an international hashtag battle

(Source: stream.aljazeera.com)

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