Important questions will be discussed in Kigali, Rwanda this week, as the World Economic Forum on Africa gathers under the theme "Connecting Africa's Resources through Digital Transformation". We take a look at the meeting's main sub-themes.
The Change the World Trust IT Boot Camp competition is an opportunity for the organisation's top students to show off their newfound programming skills to win a top-of-the-range Android tablet.
Neotel and NIIT launched an ICT enabled Mathematics laboratory at Khayelihle Primary School in Vosloorus, to the south of Johannesburg, as a means to contribute towards improving maths skills at the primary schools in South Africa.
ICT’s first lady has a simple formula for success – work exceptionally hard and watch out for opportunities. And the time for women is now: a woman brings a more consultative, empathetic approach “and that is the kind of leadership we need in South Africa today. We don’t need autocratic leadership.”
• Businesswomen leaving a legacy
The Rockefeller Foundation is investing $100m in a seven-year project to assist a million young people in Africa through jobs and skills in the information communication technology sector. Its focus will be on high potential youth who lack access to jobs and economic opportunities.
• Citizens in charge of their destiny