The 21st century will most likely belong to China as the Chinese Century. But with a rapid increase in Chinese investment and African innovation, the 22nd century may see the dawn of the African Century.
The race to dominate Africa’s mobile hardware market is gathering pace. Over the last few years, entrepreneurs, multinationals, governments, and telecom companies have waded into the sector with the aim
If you ever stopped at a street-side pharmacy, almost anywhere in Nigeria, and looked down the shelves you’ll find, probably between the nondescript packets of tablets for the common cold and malaria the
Growing smartphone and internet penetration across many African countries saw global streaming companies make a deeper play for audiences here this year. Netflix signaled its interest in Africa by hiring
The big tech news is the recent torrent of capital to Africa Internet Group (AIG)—which owns online retailer Jumia and 9 other e-ventures. Yesterday AIG announced €300 million ($326 million) in funding
An African scientist from Cameroon solved a 70-year old problem of how to stop recurring infectious diseases
Cameroonian scientist Dr Wilfred Ndifon has proposed a solution to a 70-year old immunological mystery relating to the original antigenic sin. This complex problem has played havoc with efforts to fight