UNICEF partners with CM.com to raise money for children

The South African chapter of UNICEF announces a long-term partnership with CM.com to promote donations and awareness for children's rights.

UNICEF invests in SA blockchain start-up

Nov 16, 2016

The international organisation funds emerging market tech start-ups that aim to solve issues in identity, finance and personal data.

Royal Philips intros device to fight childhood pneumonia

Nov 13, 2015

The Children's Automated Respiration Monitor is expected to prevent many of the childhood deaths caused by pneumonia.

Data necklace, soap pen show wearable potential

Nov 13, 2015

The "Kushi baby" necklace and a smart soap crayon win a global competition showcasing the promise of wearable products.

Content and the battle for new markets

Oct 9, 2015

Zero-rated services and free mobile models attract customers but can prove complicated to maintain.

Africa suffers widest extremes of tech adoption

Jul 29, 2015

The Wearables for Good Challenge seeks to level the playing field and offer benefits from technology in Africa.

Wearables design challenge goes live

Jul 15, 2015

The challenge invites developers, designers, community partners and problem-solvers to design a wearable device.

Creating Techno Girls

Aug 21, 2014

The Techno Girl programme places promising schoolgirls in holiday job-shadowing arrangements, with the aim of inspiring them to pursue careers in maths, science, technology or engineering. Is it working? We'll know later this year.

Worldwide wrap

Jul 26, 2013

We round up this week's top six stories from across the globe that piqued our interest or had us scratching our heads.

Digital Drum among 2011's top inventions

Jan 26, 2012

The computer system gives people access to information on health, education and other relevant issues.

UNICEF studies MXit behaviour

Oct 11, 2011

About 75% of respondents to a UNICEF survey talk to strangers at least once a week on MXit.

Unicef leverages mobile tech

May 26, 2011

The Commonwealth Telecommunication Organisation assists Unicef in its mission to improve the lives of children through the use of mobile telephony.