Invitation to Young World Inventors Twitter Chat

From Young World Inventors: We are thrilled to announce a Twitter Chat on July 29, 11am for fans of Just a Band, Kuweni Serious, iHub, Afrinnovator, NaiLab, and Media Focus on Africa, to expand audience for YoungWorldInventors.com and web stories of young innovators.We need your ideas, questions and links! We will coordinate the discussion at […]

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The State of e-Governance/e-Government in Africa

The Kenyan government is all set to unveil its Open Data initiative, an aim at opening up it’s repositories of varied datasets to the public for public consumption and us. This set us thinking on what the current state of e-governance/e-government across Africa. There are two different terms used, e-Governance and e-Government, and without getting […]

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Some African Tech Blogs We Love Reading

A major part of keeping this site running is digging up relevant and interesting information for our readers, and having a good grasp of what’s happening around Africa in terms of tech, startups and innovation. We do this in part by tracking a number of sites from around Africa. Below are 4 of our best […]

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Web4Africa Ltd. acquires Alireta.com hosting service

Ghana’s premier web hosting company Web4Africa Ltd. is expanding into the Nigerian through the acquisition of the web hosting & domain names services of Alireta Nigeria Limited with effect from 1st May 2011. Founded in March 2003 under the name DomainStandard.net, Alireta broke new grounds by offering domain registration and web hosting services to residents […]

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Africa is a goldmine for Google

Much has been said concerning Google’s efforts in Africa, including that Google is ‘colonizing’ Africa. Their grand efforts from donating a total of $2.5 million dollars in support of creating digital archives to preserve documents, images, correspondence, and other materials in digital archives that preserve the details of South Africa’s arduous journey from apartheid to […]

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Nollywood comes to YouTube

Google is serious about putting African content online. Originally on WebTrendsNigeria: Just at the last Barcamp we queried Google representative about their effort in protecting intellectual properties of our entertainment industry given the new-found freedom in video sharing online. He said they have been working with a  local partner who has right to the movies […]

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Get the best restaurant deals with Eat Out Kenya and Rupu

Eat Out Kenya and Rupu are not unfamiliar online startups in Kenya to most if not all of our readers here on Afrinnovator. The two have partnered to bring you the best deals from restaurants in Kenya – basically, Eat Out Kenya is bringing in the restaurants with the deals and Rupu is selling the […]

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Idea Bounty starts off 2011 with a Bang of a Bounty from Vodafone!

South African crowdsourcing company Idea Bounty is starting off 2011 with a bang! This week, Idea Bounty, the online crowdsourcing community,  loaded a cracker of a brief with a sizeable reward in the form of a brief for international telecommunications giant Vodafone Global- the Bounty, $10,000. Vodafone Global is calling for a Big Idea to […]

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Learn how to make any African food online

Africa is rich in culture.And part of that culture is great food. Africa Food TV is a website where you can learn how to make African delicacies from different cultures around Africa. The site not only provides recipes for the foods but you can learn visually from their neat videos that give you step by […]

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Top 10 Websites in South Africa

Following the post on the top 10 websites in Nigeria yesterday we got a tweet requesting us to do a similar post on the top South African websites, so after some research, here they are: 10. BizCommunity Bizcommunity.com launched in 2001 and since then has grown in every way – in scope, offerings, range of products, […]

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