Fifty years on from many African countries independence, the IT world in Africa celebrates the growth of home-grown software. From the Idlelo conference in Accra, Ghana, Dorothy Gordon talks about how Africans are doing it for themselves.
Skype now offers the possibility for one-to-one training for music lovers. Nivedita Pathak eaves drops in on a lesson given by Aparna Panshikar.
And the consummate blogger and broadcaster, Ewan Spence reports on the rise of social networking at the Eurovision Song Contest.