Software that learns from sensors on garbage bins adapts to urban issues and generates solutions the human eye cannot see.
Humans in remote areas or sensitive situations often find themselves detached from the flow of information – Freedom Fone is a software to tackle this.
Farmers know their needs best, concluded Kenny Ewan of WeFarm and created a global mobile platform for crowdsourcing agricultural information.
Open Source Software as Ubuntu or Ushahidi prove Africa’s digital potential. How knowledge sharing alters the continent.
To counteract climate change’s effects, the CCIS working on the local level provides stakeholders with data for adaptation.
Let us have critical look at the vastly popular apps that monitor the user's everyday life, diet choices and body functions.
With 60% of Africa’s population working in agriculture, innovations like Esoko’s pricing apps promise to improve conditions of smallholder farmers.
New technologies open up new solutions to long lingering problems. Yet, this promise comes with risks of exclusion. How can big data be used responsibly?
Pastoralists in Kenya combine their traditional nomadic life with modern technologies. E-learning bridges disadvantages while preserving their lifestyle.
From the Arab Spring to Wikipedia: The use of new technologies is having a game-changing impact on collective action. Can we organise without organisations?
Falling rice prices strongly affect the rural poor in Cambodia. Open data and freer information flows help farmers to deal with it.
Why African tech developers might soon overtake Europe and North America.