Good news, PD is jetting off into the sunset in effort to cover the latest, biggest, baddest confabs about and/or in Africa. Yours truly just landed in Johannesburg, just in time to catch Barcamp Johanessburg this weekend, starting tomorrow. I’ll cover as much as I can from the two-day unconference before skipping across town to […]

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A WHOLE LOT OF FIBRE In Part One of this series, I posited that the fight for broadband dominance in East and Southern Africa was only between O3b Networks’ proposed launch of 16 LEOS and the long-running and oft maligned EASSy fibre optic project. Essentially, it is still a fight between two opposing methods of […]

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Is it me or is “Jo’burg” starting to feel like the Silicon Valley of Africa. Just earlier today I was letting you guys know about Tech4Africa, and now here comes another conference with even bigger heavy hitters in the mobile/tech space lined up with speaking roles. This from the MobileActive08 website: The three-day event convenes […]

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It’s a little known secret around here at PD that I am a tech nerd, or should I appropriately say that I love following all things tech. I especially love following any manner of tech centered around Africa’s emerging techno-space. We’ll be tracking and promoting Tech4Africa as we get more information. If there are any […]

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