Archive for the ‘ICT’ category
“Even though we anticipated challenges we had underestimated the level of challenges that we would encounter.”
How we made it in Africa talks to 88mph’s Sylvia Brune and Kresten Buch about investing in African tech start-ups.
“A lot of entrepreneurs are losing focus and directing their energies towards getting funding from venture capitalists.”
Thierry Ntako, CEO of Open-IT, talks about his plans for business expansion and the pros and cons of doing business in Burundi.
Using TV white spaces and solar-powered towers, rural locations in Africa can have access to broadband.
African start-up and mobile phone maker, Mi-Fone, says it is finalising plans to establish a US$30 million manufacturing plant in Nigeria.
ICT in Africa remains an attractive area for investment, according to the African Development Bank.
Saheed Adepoju is co-founder of the Encipher Group, a Nigerian company famed for producing the country’s first tablet computer.
How we made it in Africa talks to Ugandan-based entrepreneur Titus Mawano.
First there was the hype, then the criticism. Dinfin Mulupi looks at what’s going on in Silicon Savannah.
Last week I visited Nairobi, my first time back in Kenya since Nairobi’s nickname “Silicon Savannah” was coined.
“If you don’t have a string of failures behind you, it means you have learnt nothing. Failure is a big part of being an entrepreneur.”
“The African continent has continued to blossom, where today it is seen as a rife continent for investment,” said Zunaid Bulbulia, CFO of MTN.
“Successful entrepreneurs are not usually the smartest people, or even the most hardworking.”
How we made it in Africa‘s Dinfin Mulupi finds out about Kenya’s National ICT Master Plan.