Spotlight: Technology

Ideas relevant to the ongoing mobile & digital revolution sweeping the continent.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Sheba Valley: The Making of Ethiopia’s Tech Sector

Ethiopia's emerging tech ecosystem, Sheba Valley, is poised to provide the world with innovative solutions, products, and services in the coming years. Learn more.

Sub-Saharan Africa is the World’s Fastest Growing Mobile Market

By 2020, sub-Saharan Africa will have more than half a billion unique mobile subscribers (around half of its population), offering great opportunities for social & commercial innovation.

/ July 2017
Kigali Convention Centre for Business

Will Africa’s Challenges be Solved by Silicon Valley?

Peter Kariuki and Barrett Nash, co-founders of SafeMotos, the Rwandan motorcycle taxi app, answer with a firm 'no.' Read why.

/ June 2017

The Need for Collaboration in the African Software Engineering Ecosystem

Andela's Senior Technical Consultant shares his view on what it takes to build a robust software engineering ecosystem in Nigeria and Africa.

/ June 2017

Mobile Unleashes Africa’s Small Business

Facebook's Head of Africa discusses why the rise of the mobile internet matters for small and emerging businesses in Africa.

/ June 2017