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Episode 157: Yoco, a new integrated point-of-sale and card payments solution.

Date: 12 Nov 2015
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All Africa Business Leaders Awards announces East African Regional awards

The All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA), in partnership with CNBC Africa, has announced the winners of the East African Regional competition, held in Nairobi on 15 September...

18 Sep 2015 10:02

Millions in Nigeria and Kenya embrace Facebook on mobile

Facebook has shared new statistics revealing that 2.2 million Kenyans use Facebook every day and 4.5 million each month, while 7.1 million Nigerians use Facebook daily and 15 million are active every month...

10 Sep 2015 14:41

Zuku Bongo Movie awards nominees announced

Zuku Bongo Movie awards represents the regions best in Directing, Cinematography, Editing, Producing and Acting. The nominations were announced at the Mini ZIFF event on Friday, 12 June in Dar es Salaam and Bagamoyo...

1 Jul 2015 10:39

ZIFF 2015 launches European African Film Festival Award

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) will feature an inaugural European African Film Festivals Award, a special prize dedicated to East African filmmakers...

19 Jun 2015 11:19

ZIFF offers screenwriting opportunities for East Africa scriptwriters

Applications are open for entries to Maisha Lab for its Screenwriting Laboratory during the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) 2015...

3 Jun 2015 09:03

AABLA East African nominees announced

The CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leaders Awards Presented By Johnnie Walker Blue Label (AABLA), recognising pioneers and game-changers in Africa's business landscape, has selected the East African nominees...

16 Sep 2014 11:50

Superbrands Tribute Event recognises 86 top brands

The recent Superbrands Tribute Event 2014 in Kampala, Uganda, saw Superbrands East Africa, an affiliate of London-based Superbrands UK, recognise 86 brands across the region.

25 Jun 2014 08:08

Interactive discussions on agri-market to take place at Agribusiness Congress East Africa

The Agribusiness Congress East Africa aims to create an enabling environment for all farmers to participate...

13 Nov 2015 08:15

Kiswahili is first African language to be supported by Microsoft Translator

Microsoft has launched Kiswahili text translation, the first African language to be supported by the company's automatic translation service, Microsoft Translator...

By Baraka Jefwa 23 Oct 2015 09:11

Disrupting the tech industry

Why the East African Startup Ecosystem is increasingly attracting financial investment from top VCs. High-tech entrepreneurship and an avalanche of start-ups...

By Eran Feinstein 12 Oct 2015 08:27

Young agribusiness innovators to participate in the Africa Green Revolution Forum

Representatives from East Africa youth-owned startups and small and medium-sized enterprises were nominated to participate in this year's African Green Revolution Forum...

6 Oct 2015 08:18

Technology increases East African hotel bookings

Online marketing, provision of Wi-Fi and online payment options score as leading aspects for travellers to East Africa, according to a recent survey by, an African hotel booking website...

21 Sep 2015 09:22

Public sector involvement required to drive emerging market needs

The East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC) emphasised that strong public sector involvement is required in order to drive emerging market needs, as well as satisfy the risk appetite of the various sets of investors...

9 Sep 2015 12:40

KTN News launches in the rest of East Africa

MultiChoice Africa is delighted to announce that KTN News channel is now available to all DSTV subscribers in the East African region.

By All Africa Staff Writer 11 Aug 2015 16:54

Oil and gas discoveries catalyst for investment into trade and logistics

Oil and gas (O&G) discoveries have become a catalyst for investment into...

By Siphesihle Hlela 5 Aug 2015 12:30

TNT journalists scoop EAC Awards

Two journalists with The New Times were yesterday recognised for playing a major role in promoting public awareness about the East African Community (EAC) integration process...

18 May 2015 11:50

Final call for topic proposals, speaker applications for East Africa Com 2015

East Africa Com, taking place from 6-7 May 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya, has announced its final call for submissions of topic proposals or papers to become a speaker at the event...

26 Nov 2014 10:01

East Africa to benefit from cross border money transfer service

Airtel Money is set kick off the pilot phase of a cross border money transfer product in East Africa on 1 November 2014...

20 Oct 2014 07:11

Kaelo Engage expands into Kenya, launches Maisha-Bora

Kaelo Engage has expanded into East Africa with the opening of a new division in Nairobi, Kenya and the launch of Maisha-Bora, a multimedia platform showcasing corporate social responsibility projects...

30 Sep 2014 12:11

Starting a business cheapest in East Africa

Recent research by Savannah Fund shows that East Africa is the easiest place to launch a startup due to the cost of setting up a business in the region being...

2 Jul 2014 09:45

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