Taco Cowboy (5327) writes "A smartphone said to be the first designed by an African company has been launched.
The phone, called "Elikia", which means “hope” in the local language, has a 3.5-inch touchscreen, 512 megabytes of RAM and a 650-Mhz processor, and runs Google's Android software.
The phone, although designed in Africa by Africans, will be manufactured in China
It will be retailed at $170.
Additional source from BBC — http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20850778"
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