Funded by the SANAD Fund for MSME, in partnership with MEST Africa and Impact Lab, the Pan-African Fintech Accelerator is a six-month virtual program designed for high potential technology businesses looking ..
Sokowatch, the innovative East African e-commerce platform, has announced the groundbreaking launch of electric tuk tuks to its delivery fleet in Uganda, making the vehicles the first to be used commercially ..
Africa50 unveiled the winners of the first edition of its Innovation Challenge, which aimed at sourcing innovative solutions, to help increase access to reliable and affordable internet connectivity in under-served ..
Dedalus Global and Ibex Frontier are pleased to announce a strategic partnership with APO Group for Africa Fintech Summit 2020 (www.AfricaFintechSummit.com). The partnership is intended to catapult the growth ..
In 2016 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stopped in Lagos, Nigeria in his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa, where he held meetings with developers and entrepreneurs to learn about the many startups in the country’s ..
The semi-finalist judging panel for this year’s Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) have been announced. The ANPI is a prize competition for African entrepreneurs spearheaded by the Jack Ma Foundation. ..
People all over the world can’t stop talking about One Source Live A Festival of ‘Creative Revolutionaries’, and they’re already looking forward to it. Finding other festivals that ..
If you have a few million dollars and you want to enter into competition with a company like Netflix that is worth almost a billion dollars then you have already lost, unless you are ShowMax. When it comes ..
Interswitch Group has announced that 12 Banks in Kenya have signed with Verve International. Verve International is the company’s payment solution which allows customers to make payments across ..
Youth consumers in Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) are very image conscious and are spending over 50% of their earnings on personal care items, this is according to a recent GeoPoll rapid survey carried ..
NexTech Africa is Microsoft’s new flagship technology event tailored for Africa. It was created by Africans currently working at Microsoft. Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, is back again into the limelight. ..
The #Blog4Dev Contest is an ideas-sharing platform. The platform is mainly focused for youth in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. It is a brainchild of the World Bank. This year, the World Bank wants you to share ..
Located on a 33 acre plot of land in Soroti District, the power plant has the potential to increase its net output capacity by a further 20MW of solar energy. At peak construction the plant had over 120 local ..
The United Kingdom has committed to help Uganda create a more modern and inclusive economy through an agreement signed between the two governments. The pact is meant to reduce energy poverty that undermines ..
Brexit does not mean that the British government will turn its back on Africa. Speaking at the first ever Africa Trade Forum which is being hosted by the Economic Commission for Africa and the African ..
Over 32 countries have assembled in Addis Ababa for the annual Africa review and follow up of the progress in achieving the World Summit on Information (WSIS) outcomes. The experts in attendance are focusing ..
Craft Silicon have their ambitions set on a bigger picture. With the backing of Safaricom Limited they were able to launch a taxi hailing service dubbed Little Ride. Their first launch town was Nairobi ..
Remember TV White Spaces? The Microsoft initiative to bring internet to the masses? Well, It’s on, ladies and gentlemen. Microsoft has been touting the beauty of this technology in ‘Empowering ..
Women in Tech Africa (WITA) will hold a Women in Tech Week right here in Nairobi, Kenya. Yes, you heard that right. Nairobi is indeed turning out to be a technological frontier in sub-Saharan Africa. The event ..
Afrilabs, a Pan-African technology hub network is organizing to hold a number of city meetups in Africa, among which is Nairobi. These meetups commence on 16th September (tomorrow) and go on till 7th October, ..
WhereIsMyTransport is a technology company that wants to transform the transport sector in Africa, both formal and informal. The South African company specifically wants to collate transit data for formal ..