Dark continent? How Africa’s communications revolution is eroding bad press//

Categories: Featured , ICT , IGD Frontier 100 Forum , IGD Members , Perspectives

By: Joan Mower This article is part of our blog series “Celebrating the African Business Narrative: Experiences from the Continent“.  Setting the stage for the Fall Forum, this series focuses on the challenges and opportunities that members of our Frontier Leader Network face when doing business in Africa. These stories were previously… Read More

Computer Warehouse Group (CWG) named a WEF Global Growth Company//

Categories: Featured , ICT , IGD In the News , IGD Members , IGD News , Member News

Published on CWG News | May 2014 Founder and Group Managing Director, Computer Warehouse Group Plc, Mr. Austin Okere receiving the Global Growth Award from Helena Leurent, Managing Director, Head of Business Engagement, World Economic Forum, at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Abuja, Nigeria 2014. Austin Okere is… Read More

Microsoft’s White Space Technology Brings Affordable Internet to Rural Africa//

Categories: ICT , IGD In the News , Member News

This post is part of a series on information and communications technologies (ICT) in Africa. IGD’s ICT Initiative works with leading companies to find alternative ways to deliver affordable broadband to underserved populations in Africa. For more information, please contact Senior Manager Allison Spector.  IGD Frontier Leader Microsoft is changing… Read More

IGD Interview: Louis Otieno, Director of Legal and Corporate Affairs – Africa Initiatives, Microsoft Corporation//

Categories: ICT , IGD In the News , IGD Members , Insights

“There’s a lot of promise in Africa—we want to be part of that,” says Louis Otieno, Director of Legal and Corporate Affairs – Africa Initiatives for Microsoft Corporation in a recent interview with IGD. Africa has been transformed in recent years by the expansion of mobile coverage and broadband infrastructure… Read More