African Mobile Computing Gets Recognised

Far from feeling like inhabitants of the forgotten continent, Africans have been busy carrying out their own digital revolution. Mobile phones are their instrument of choice and boy do they know how to get the best out of them!


  1. It seems that computing and Africans is a surprisingly good fit. While the West is lusting after the latest expensive gadgets, African consumers are squeezing every bi of goodness out of the tech they can afford. The innovators and entrepreneurs of the continent are hard at work realising their visions for their environments. Sure some are driven by the possibility of making loads of money, but equally others are driven by improving life in their communities. Ultimately, they understand their own markets better than any multi national. This small collection of articles looks a tthe trends from the digital Africa and point towards a bright future.