Upcoming Tech Events on the Continent

Date,Event,Location,Buzzwords November 17\, 2015,AfricaCom~~Working in partnership with mlab\, "we" innovationhub\, iHub\, Silicon Cape and other partners to be announced\, AfricaCom will bring together Africa's leading entrepreneur\, tech start up and VC/Angel investor communities.Its aim is to encourage investment and to showcase talent in a sector that has an abundance of ICT tech skills but [...]

By |2015-10-28T14:23:38+03:00October 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thy End is Near! Revisiting Sustainability and Scale in Mobiles for Development

Sometimes I stay up at night thinking, “What happens when the pilot ends?”. Where does the marketing material go? What do the end-users do? Will they trust us again next time? During a recent trip to Rwanda, I had the opportunity to meet with Erick Gaju, the national e-health coordinator within the Rwandan Ministry of Health. [...]

By |2015-10-22T14:08:02+03:00October 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mobiles for Non-Communicable Diseases

Here's a first post for the new website! An Oldie, but a Goldie! Non communicable diseases (heart diseases, strokes, cancers, diabetes, and chronic lung disease) cause an estimated 36 million deaths every year, including 9 million people dying prematurely before the age of 60. mHealth solutions can provide solutions such as improving glycaemic control in [...]

By |2015-10-14T15:05:32+03:00October 13th, 2015|mHealth|1 Comment