Understanding the developer ecosystem in West Africa Part II

Disclaimer: This is an opinion based on my experience, observations and interactions in the developer ecosystem in West Africa, more specifically Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire. In my previous post I talked in general terms about some of the issues affecting the developer ecosystem in West Africa with a promise to dwell more into the details in a subsequentContinue reading “Understanding the developer ecosystem in West Africa Part II”

African Tech News Tidbits – Week of August 12th 2012

As usual don’t forget to check out the podcast of the African Tech Weekly over at Coders4Africa Radio. We are now available on iTunes and soon in the Zune store. If you are doing something interesting in technology in Africa and you want the world to know about it, reach out! What is Google’s gameContinue reading “African Tech News Tidbits – Week of August 12th 2012”

African Tech News Tidbits: Week of July 8th 2012

The sister program to the African Tech News Tidbits is now live. The African Tech Weekly on Coders4Africa Radio will, as previously announced be broadcast every Sunday at 1:00PM East/17:00GMT from Koun Fayah Koun Studios in Laurel MD. We feature the movers and shakers of the African Tech world, those you have heard about andContinue reading “African Tech News Tidbits: Week of July 8th 2012”

African Tech News Tidbits – Week of June 28th 2012

As some of you may already know, last week’s edition of the Coders4Africa Radio show was cancelled due to a quite ironic power outage at the studio in Maryland but everything is back on track so make sure to tune in this Sunday July 1st at 1:00PM Eastern, 17:00 GMT for the show, hosted byContinue reading “African Tech News Tidbits – Week of June 28th 2012”

African Tech News Tidbits: Week of June 20th 2012

This week’s African tech news are again full of interesting tidbits. Don’t forget to join me on Sunday June 24th for the first edition of Technofrique on Coders4Africa Radio. I will be presenting the Coders4Africa founding team as well as some of the members from around the continent. Ghana: TopApps is an innovative applications exhibitionContinue reading “African Tech News Tidbits: Week of June 20th 2012”

African Tech News Tidbits – Week of June 13th 2012

Here are your African Tech News Tidbits for this week. You can follow them on Twitter using #atntidbits and you will soon find them in Audio version on the Coders4AfricaRadio show starting June 24th 2012. Ghana’s MEST Incubator is a program to watch. In this TechCrunch article, we learn about how “MEST is the worldsContinue reading “African Tech News Tidbits – Week of June 13th 2012”

The African Tech News Tidbits Week of June 7th

How are we all doing? Here are your ATN Tidbits for this week. By the way, I hope to count you as one of our listeners in my new weekly radio show at Coders4Africa Radio starting June 24th 2012. We will be discussing of course your weekly ATN Tidbits, discovering Coders4Africa and getting to knowContinue reading “The African Tech News Tidbits Week of June 7th”

African Tech News Tidbits: Week of May 30th

It’s been a month since the last iteration so there is a lot to go over. Let’s not then waste time: This right here is absolutely cool, straight: Teaching algorithms through kente cloth: a case for Culturally-Situated Educational Software Upcoming in December 2012 in Cote d’Ivoire, The WHUB: It’s a yearly conference and exhibition hostedContinue reading “African Tech News Tidbits: Week of May 30th”