Posts Tagged ‘Ushahidi’

  • Strive Masiyiwa has been included in Fortune Magazine’s annual 'World's 50 Greatest Leaders' list. (image: WEF)

    Masiyiwa among ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’

    April 2, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    Mobile operator Econet Wireless’ founder and Group Chairman Strive Masiyiwa has been included in Fortune Magazine’s annual ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ list. Masiyiwa was named 35th on the list, beating Mahindra Chairman Anand Mahindra,...

  • Funke Opke, CEO Main ONe Cable (image credit: Main One)

    Africa’s most powerful women in tech 2013

    August 9, 2013 • ListsComments Off

    As South Africa pays tribute to women on Friday 09 August, National Women’s Day, ITNewsAfrica is afforded the opportunity to reflect on the role that female technology professionals play in growing the continent’s ICT sector. Besides a general tribute to...

  • MalalaYousafzai

    The female force driving technology

    July 31, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off

    On Friday 12 July 2013 the name Malala Yousafzai was etched into the annals of United Nations (UN) history. The Pakistani teenager, who made worldwide headlines after surviving a gun-shot wound to the head, inflicted by the Taliban, addressed the global body...

  • Kenya’s Ory Okolloh joins Omidyar Network

    May 24, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off

    A CIO East Africa report states that policy manager for sub-Saharan Africa with Google and co-founder & executive director of the mobile open source platform Ushahidi, Ory Okolloh, has joined philanthropic investment company Omidyar Network. Ory Okolloh...

  • Kenya pushes technology into overdrive

    April 23, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    The country that gave the world two groundbreaking innovations in technology: M-Pesa, a mobile banking system, and Ushahidi, a platform for crowdsourcing information during disasters, is now taking its technological talents to new heights. The East African...