Tag Archives: South Africa

Innovation in a black tie

..As one of the most exciting and significant bi-monthly networking sessions for people in IT and Telecoms, The Innovation Dinner Series brings together decision makers and top-flight speakers to discuss burning issues in the ICT Industry.- ITNews Africa
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South Africa’s Presidential Hotline is Finally Going Live

Jacob Zuma’s campaign promised to make the South African government and presidency more accessible to the public. One of his many proposals was a presidential …
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South African ATMs Now Practice Self-Defense

In many African countries, ATMs are a constant target for criminals. In South Africa, the problem has recently esclated as criminals use explosives to blow …
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Another Linux distro comes out of South Africa

Kongoni, a Slackware based distro from South Africa announced their first stable release yesterday. Kongoni is the Shona word for the Gnu (also known as a …
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Feedalizr Review: Lifestreaming on the Desktop

Feedalizer is an Adobe Air desktop lifestreaming application built by MIH Swat in South Africa. It’s interesting because of the way it currently integrates …
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Inside Google’s New South African Office

The staff of Google South Africa recently posted some photos of their new offices, nicknamed the Rubik’s Cube. Check out the photos below… The South African …
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Microsoft Targets South African Piracy

When it comes to piracy, Africa is an especially tricky market. Most companies will state that markets in Africa are simply ‘too small’ to worry …
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Interview With Luganda/Firefox Translator Olweny San James

In August, students at Makerere University made international news headlines when they undertook the ambitious project of translating Mozilla’s Firefox web browser from English into …
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Afrigator Acquired

Big news in the African development space this week. Following the news that Ushahidi scored new funding, the African blogosphere aggregator tool Afrigator has …
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The Popularity of Programming Languages in Africa

Will Larson put together this study at Irrational Exuberance that explores the global popularity of programming languages. The languages he chose to look at were: …
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