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Africa Technology

A Focus on Africa's Informal Economy

Richard Attias | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business
Richard Attias

Africa's informal economy is one of the most innovative and inventive environments in the world. Yet it is an environment with little regulation in which workers are often exposed to hard conditions and live without a safety net.

Sub-Saharan Africa's Mobile Money Revolution

Tilman Ehrbeck | Posted 10.14.2012 | Impact
Tilman Ehrbeck

Africa is blazing a trail in financial access innovation.

Radical Idea! Let's Use Technology to Genuinely Help People

Andy Pemberton | Posted 02.08.2012 | Impact
Andy Pemberton

As companies are lionized and richly rewarded for the latest tweak in the field of consumer electronics, it's easy to forget that there are many for whom basic technologies are still hopelessly out of reach.