Monthly Archives: February 2013


Nigeria to Follow Egypt Example: Switch Government to Open Source

may-the-source-be-with-you_Open-sourceLast year, when the Egyptian government decided to renew and upgrade Microsoft software licenses for a cost exceeding 43 millions dollars, Egyptian IT activists and specialists called the decision a waste of money and asked the government to use free open source software (FOSS) instead.

The protest has lead the Egyptian government to decide at read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

The Best Customers A Startup Could Dream About

best-customersIf a startup has to work hard to convince any potential customer that they need their product or service, then that startup has very little chance to succeed.

Startups with higher chance to succeed are those which their potential customers were looking for, but have never heard about them.

The customers eyes glow while they listen to their presentation. read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

It's Valentines Day: Are You Being Cheated On?

Cheating-wifeQoqoriqo is a dream comes true for those ladies who have had suspicions about their partners cheating on them”

Today you are supposed to send Valentine cards to your loved ones. However, before you do why not find out if your boyfriend or girlfriend has been cheating on you?

Few fact about infidelity:
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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

Why Have We Launched The 4Afrika Initiative: Interview with Fernando de Sousa, General Manager of Microsoft Africa Initiatives

Fernando de Sousa“The world has recognized the promise of Africa, and Microsoft wants to invest in that promise.” is the slogan behind the 75 million dollars initiative Microsoft has just launched  for Africa.

The purpose of the 4Afrika initiative is to empower the youth on the continent to bring read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

Free Project Management and Team collaboration tools for Medium to Big Companies

Screen Shot 2013-01-23 at 12.30.55 AMI’ve been recently involved in a search to find the best free project management and team collaboration tools for medium to big companies. It has been a time consuming and intense quest, but amazingly rich in discovery, and also meeting and conversation with some of the best teams in the world working on groupware.

I’d to share read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

Life Lessons for the Female Entrepreneur

Aside from similar first names, you might be wondering what Anne Amuzu and Annette Tettey have in common. Well, both are fiercely independent women leading their own technology startups in Ghana. Don’t let their introverted personalities fool you, these read more

We Need More Scientists and Engineers: Interview with Dr. Kimani Toussaint Jr., co-Founder of ISTG

Earlier this week, I spoke with Dr. Kimani Toussaint Jr., co-founder of  ISTG, a nonprofit organization which has the mission to bring science and technology education to the group of populations which are currently under-represented in the global landscape of science and technology, both in the United States and Africa.

Dr. Toussaint holds read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

How to Get Ahead with Hard Work and Determination: Interview with Adeyemi Ajao, co-Founder of Identified.com

Adeyemi Ajao headshotFew months ago we have covered Adeyemi Ajao on this blog, and the article became one of the most visited and the most commented.

Adeyemi Ajao is the first African ever to sell his startup for $100 Millions. It happened on August 4, 2010, when Telefonica took controls of 85% of his startup read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

Uganda Startup SimuSystems Empowers African TV Networks to Grow their Sales with PAY-PER-VIEW app

Ugandan Startup SimuSystems is trying something if successful would allow any TV network or TV broadcaster to automatically enable pay-per-view function on any of their programs and profitably attract customers from the huge and untapped segment of African population who could not afford to pay a monthly Tv network subscription.

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

Return to Africa without leaving Europe or the United States: Lessons from Dr. Olofunmilayo Olopade

Recently on Return2africa.com, a someone asked:“How can I be sure that my professional experience will translate into something useful when I return to Africa? Many African immigrants study and work in fields that are simply not available in Africa. read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.