A South African inventor has built a 3D printer that will work even under extreme conditions.
The latest enterprise IT news from the tech hotspots of the African continent.
Lance Harris is a writer with more than 18 years of experience. Over the years, Lance has written about technology in business, the business of technology, and the African telecommunications industry for many of South Africa’s top business and IT publications.
Hilary is an itinerant print and radio journalist who originally hails from Southern California. In recent years her travels have taken her to Europe, Asia and Africa, where she has reported on everything from techie innovations to antique riverboats. She is currently based in Kampala, Uganda, where she's busy swatting mosquitoes and keeping an eye on the ways technology can impact society.
Adam Oxford is the editor-in-chief of htxt.co.za, a South African tech blog that covers issues from around the country and the continent beyond. Based in Johannesburg but originally from the UK, he's written for most of the major technology publishers over the last 17 years, covering everything from PC gaming to photography to Linux to open data and emerging tech markets.
Africa's PC market is showing there's life in the PC yet – laptops and desktops are thriving, and tablets are just surplus to requirements.
The search engine back in the spotlight over tax contributions as South African revenues are collected in Ireland.
A new age of network-sharing is poised to sweep Africa — but is it coming soon enough?
Budget Android handset goes on sale for pre-pay customers in local stores and supermarkets.
Analysts are upbeat about foreign investment, with new high-tech factories helping to produce low-cost manufacturing hubs on the continent.
As the continent's smartphone sales and data consumption increase, companies are now beginning to release African-made devices. Are buyers ready for them?
The South African telecoms regulator dismisses objections to local loop unbundling and says it will push through rules required to govern open access fixed line and wireless networks.
IBM is targeting Africa in a big way, with the launch of a new research lab in the Kenyan capital just the start of its ambitions for the continent.
Raspberry Pis, Arduinos, microscopes and soldering lessons to help children teach themselves the STEM skills that are vital for economic development.