Taco Cowboy 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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