Africa Tech News Tidbits, Week of March 5

Back at it, after  taking a little break due to a busy work schedule, let’s see what’s been happening in African Tech: In Cameroon, a young entrepreneur just released the Cardiopad, a medical tablet designed to help with remote diagnosis of heart problems. Saya Mobile in Ghana has released a messaging competitor to WhatsApp calledContinue reading “Africa Tech News Tidbits, Week of March 5”

West Africa and the push for E-Government

Slowly but surely, West African countries are following the lead set in East Africa in pushing E-Government. In Ivory Coast, a seminar was held last week (December 14th to the 18th 2011) on the topic of e-government moderated by Mr Georges M’bra, of the government’s scientific committee. The Ivorian government wants to modernize the administrationContinue reading “West Africa and the push for E-Government”

.africa Domain Name? Soon Come…

Get ready people, you might be able to snatch a .africa domain name by 2013, as the ICANN is currently accepting applications for new generic top level domains and many organizations are going to put in applications for the .africa gTLD according to this CNN article. DotConnectAfrica, the African Top Level Domains Association, the AfricanContinue reading “.africa Domain Name? Soon Come…”