Tag: Tech

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Africa’s gamification geeks compete in hackathon for social good

Can Africa’s tech movers and shakers design digital tools and gamified eLearning for sustainable changes in social systems? We will see in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from May 17 – 20! As many successful apps and computer programs, even start-ups and hubs, have been borne out of the dynamic hackathon environment in the past, under the theme ‘Gamification for Social Good’, programmers, designers, problem solvers […]

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Ethiopia’s tech economy on the rise

Despite setbacks, Ethiopia’s tech economy has been making strides, luring entrepreneurs from throughout Africa and gaining international recognition.  This is due to a mix of increased government support for ICT development and the establishment of start-up incubators and hubs that are creating an ideal landscape for the tech industry to grow. By Steven Blum Now home to 1,000 members, incubator iceaddis is the first […]


Fresh in from Kampala…

A few months from now, delegates from all over Africa and the world will convene in Kampala, Uganda, to discuss and share the very best in African ICT, education and innovation at eLearning Africa. In the run-up to the Conference, the News Service will be taking a close look at our host country and sharing its stories with you. Welcome to the first episode […]