Nov 22, 2017

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.

Nov 16, 2016

UNICEF invests in SA blockchain start-up

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

Nov 13, 2015

Royal Philips intros device to fight childhood pneumonia

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

Nov 13, 2015

Data necklace, soap pen show wearable potential

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

Oct 9, 2015

Content and the battle for new markets

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


Africa suffers widest extremes of tech adoption

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


Wearables design challenge goes live

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


Creating Techno Girls

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.

Jul 26, 2013

Worldwide wrap

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

Jan 26, 2012

Digital Drum among 2011's top inventions

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

Oct 11, 2011

UNICEF studies MXit behaviour

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

May 26, 2011

Unicef leverages mobile tech

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

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