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Appfricast is the weekly podcast from Appfrica.net, a blog that covers African technology, mobile apps, software development and social media.
||Appfricast 20 – The Consumerist||Mark Kaigwa is the co-founder of a startup that crowdsources consumer complaints to encourage engagement and action from the companies and brands they’re about. You might call it the GetSatisfaction of Kenya. He and I had a chat at the iHub launch i||15 5 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Appfricast 19 – Curating and Verifying Realtime News||Information wants to be flow and it wants to flow torrentially. Twitter, SMS, E-mail, RSS and more offer unprecedented access to first-hand accounts of events. But with these methods for delivery comes the deluge of overwhelming re-tweets, cross-chatter,||29 3 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Appfricast 18 – A Chat with Tim Berners-Lee||Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web visits Kampala to discuss the history of the web as well as the future of the semantic web, the mobile web, and Africa’s opportunities. Recorded at TEDxKampala on Nov 23, 2009. Download or Stream t||25 11 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Appfricast 17 – Google Earth Gets Around||Rebecca Moore of Google talks Google Earth, Google Earth Outreach, Sketchup and Maps. Also a bit about TEDxKampala, the new Android Phone and AfricaGIS in Kampala, Uganda. Download or Stream the Podcast – MP3 | Subscribe http://www.odeo.com/fla||29 10 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Appfricast 16 – Ujima and the Future of Journalism||Reporter Ron Nixon of the New York Times recently sat down with me to discuss the future of journalism and his own project, Ujima. Download or Stream the Podcast – MP3 | Subscribe What is Ujima? From the project’s website: The Ujima Proje||19 9 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Appfricast 15 – A Conversation With Meklit||Meklit Hadero is a singer, songwriter, thinker and activist who exudes passion for the arts and her native Ethiopia. She’s a member of the Red Poppy Art House, a San Francisco artspace, venue and hub. Later this year, she and more than a dozen creat||6 8 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Appfricast 14 – ExhausTED||After returning from TED Global 2009 Jon talks about what it’s like to present on the TED stage, what it’s like to be a fellow and what the TED community is like. Also Teddy Ruge from ProjectDiaspora.org drops by Appfrica Labs for a quick inte||2 8 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Appfricast 13 – Ask Us Anything||Ask Us Anything. Audio interviews with participants in Grameen’s CKW program and users of the ‘all questions answered’ service, Questionbox. Details about Question Box’s pilot in Uganda where we’re headed and the results of s||7 7 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Appfricast 12 – Balancing Act||Balancing Act. Russell Southwood from the Balancing Act consultancy sits down with Natalie and I to discuss consumer protection rights, the future of technology in Africa and mobile currency systems MTN Mobile Money and Safaricom’s MPesa. Russell||5 6 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Appfricast 11 – Natalie’s First Day||Natalie’s First Day. Appfricast has a new co-host and her name is Natalie Kimbugwe! Natalie will be joining us week-after-week to discuss the latest in African IT news and current events. As the female founder of a start-up here in Kampala, she offe||26 5 2009||Free||View In iTunes|