Lessons from The ‘Visible Man’ In Silicon Valley


‘The fact of the matter is, there are a lot of qualified people of  colour out there, who can and should be working in the technology industry.’ – Drummond, David (Snr. Vice President Of Corporate Development at Google).

Apart from China, America is arguably the second fastest growing financial and political powerbase in the world. It read more

The 'Heatles' Chemistry Is Required In The Genes Of African Programmers .

‘It is advisable for African programmers to adopt the motive of Miami Heat in order to survive, thrive and leave a legacy similar to Lebron James, Dwayne Wade or Chris Bosh.’ – Michael A. Aboagye ( Technology/Business Journalist)

Forthnight ago, I alighted on a previous  article  read more

‘KwaMoja’ to Ease Corruption In African Hospitals

‘Kwa Moja’ is a fork of a webERP open source project which is dedicated to cater for order processing , inventory management and general accounting.’ – Tim Schofield (Owner of Kwa Moja)  

Corruption in Africa is nothing new to citizens of Africa. There have been several occasions where millions of dollars have gone ‘AWOL’ without read more

Adopt A Startup : A New Approach to Sustain African Startups.

14076951745_c1b68a3e78_bStarting a startup in Africa , whether in the technology sector or not, substantial amount of funding or support is needed to make one’s idea meaningful or productive. Without such funding, it is advisable not to venture into entrepreneurship.

However, against the backdrop of lack of satisfiable funding for startups in Africa,  AMPION   – read more

How Mobile Technology Is changing The Art Of Giving In Africa.

mobile-moneyDonating money through mobile technology is gradually becoming a new trend in certain parts of Middle East and other principal parts of Northern Africa. This year’s Ramadan bears witness to the efficiency of mobile technology. According to reliable sources, this year’s Ramadan witnessed a huge amount of donation from numerous read more

TickiAir To Ease Ticketing Stress In Africa.


‘We have toyed around with ideas such as bomb detection app to address Boko Haram’s attacks in Nigeria until we settled on TickiAir.com and TickiBus.’ – Felix Tetteh  (Co-founder of TickiLabs).  

Forthnight ago, Silicon Africa sat down with Felix Tetteh, a former product of Ashesi University College in Ghana read more

Mammoth Startups won’t favour Africa!!!


‘It’s not always about the numbers, few with achievable ideas matters.’ –Mike Aboagye, Technology Journalist

21st century is certainly the ‘age of technology’. Not less than Ninety  startups or tech hubs are likely to be found in Africa .

However, the big question is whether or not majority of startups would favor read more

Ten Questions with Africa's Struggling Billionaire!

aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaAsked why she opted for the name “Struggling Billionaire ” as her assumed name, Thato remarked , ‘ As for my assumed name, there aren’t enough African billionaires. Hence, I decided I’d just add myself to the list because although I’m rich, my bank account doesn’t know it yet.’       

Anzisha Prize, which seeks to read more