Improving access to data and social networks, and building applications on top of that, could help address some of Africa's major issues, writes Carlo Ratti.
Africa is pursuing its regional integration goals in a new age with greater access to additional technologies.
Technological innovation offers Africa huge possibilities.
Two students have designed a mosquito-repellent soap, which could be a simple and affordable solution in the fight to end malaria.
Guinea worm affected 3.5 million people in 1986, now there are only 22 cases left. Can we meet the eradication target of 2020?
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Strategies to prevent climate change are often seen as a luxury in the developing world – but can Africa protect jobs and development as well as the climate?
A study reveals how expensive living in Sub-Saharan African cities is, relative to their low income levels.
Janet Longmore about the youth who will lead the fourth industrial revolution through purpose-driven, digital, and inclusive solutions to gaps in systems and challenges in their communities.
Researchers at the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) aim to tackle deforestation with a stove that runs on a free, sustainable and abundant fuel.
Africa is uniquely positioned to apply the following lessons to ensure that technological progress doesn’t just create a new class of wealthy individuals, but drives socio-economic progre...
When multinationals and wealthy individuals don't pay their fair share of taxes in Africa, it robs the continent of resources that could transform the lives of millions.
A look at how Africa can take advantage of the big data boom to boost its development prospects.
To expand worldwide financial inclusion, maybe we should look to sub-Saharan Africa for inspiration.
An American charity is planning a trial, where they give poor Kenyans a guaranteed income for 10 years.