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Dell, Microsoft launch online platform supporting global startups, hubs

A partnership between Dell, Microsoft, Capital Factory and 1776 has announced the launch of international startup platform Union, aimed at supporting the next billion entrepreneurs...

By Tom Jackson 18 hours ago

First global index of makers and shakers in EdTech revealed

In association with the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), EdTechXGlobal has launched the Makers and Shakers of Education Technology Index - the first comprehensive global listing...

3 Jun 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 176: Marketing Mix Shopper Path to Purchase 2016

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Dana Buys...

2 Jun 2016

Nigeria's CcHub makes co-working free

Nigerian tech and innovation space Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) has announced free access to its co-working space from 13 June, as the flagship Lagos incubator looks to further develop the local tech startup...

By Tom Jackson 31 May 2016

Farming hackathon to take place in Nairobi

The two-day Hack4Farming event will take place in Nairobi, Kenya in July, with agriculture stakeholders, programmers, developers and data scientists invited to come together...

By Tom Jackson 31 May 2016

Microsoft-Facebook laying trans-Atlantic internet line

Microsoft and Facebook announced they will work together to lay a high-speed internet cable across the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean...

30 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: Tech as a tool for cultural evangelism

Observing that children in his community displayed a disinterest in their African culture, Adebayo Adegbembo - along with his team at Genii Games - created the Asa brand...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 27 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: Sierra Leone, a deadly virus and digital payments

In our experience battling the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, one solution saved lives, delivered major cost savings, and continues to help the economy rebuild and recover...

By Momodu Kargbo, Sierra Leone minister of finance an 27 May 2016

Translating ideas into successful businesses

Most businesses don't survive past the start-up phase despite great ideas...

24 May 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 174: Simple and efficient agency software with Magnetic

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Korak Kuhnert...

19 May 2016

Fraud management in Africa's mobile market

With mobile ownership in South Africa and Nigeria now as common as it is in the United States, the continent is rapidly gaining ground as the new frontier for mobile...

By Gareth Whitaker 18 May 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 174: Magnetic becoming the agency management platform of choice

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 19 May 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Korak Kuhnert...

18 May 2016

African startups urged to participate in VIVA Technology Paris

Popimedia, wholly owned subsidiary of Publicis Africa Group, is encouraging local tech startups to participate in technology conference VIVA Technology Paris...

16 May 2016

Africa's digital potential discussed at International Telecommunications Week

MainOne recently hosted an Africa Panel Session at the recently concluded International Telecoms Week held in Chicago from 8 to 11 May 2016. The session was attended by a mix of African wholesale carriers...

13 May 2016

Africa Code Week aims to spread digital literacy

Africa Code Week 2016, a large digital literacy initiative organised on the African continent, will run from 15-23 October, with thousands of free coding workshops and online training...

12 May 2016

Airtel and Facebook to launch Free Basics in Nigeria

Bharti Airtel Africa, a telecommunications service provider with operations in 17 countries across Africa, has announced that it has launched Free Basics in Nigeria in partnership with Facebook...

11 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: Data collection software to reach the hard-to-reach

Al Ismaili, Shehzad Tejani and Faiz Hirani make up the formidable 'triforce' of Bamba Group, a Kenyan tech startup that has modernised data collection...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 10 May 2016

Africa leads the way with mobile data

There has been a significant shift in the telecommunications landscape over the last 15 years, and the fast evolution of connectivity has brought us from the screeching tones of a dial up connection to ADSL, fibre...

6 May 2016

SES, Facebook deal to provide broadband connectivity in Africa

Satellite operator, SES S.A. has announced a satellite broadband deal with Facebook to provide high-speed broadband connectivity services to Sub-Saharan Africa...

29 Apr 2016

Egypt to host Techne Summit 2016

Techne Summit 2016 will launch this year once again in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria in Egypt on 7 and 8 May...

25 Apr 2016

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