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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

Plenty to Smile about over super-fast inroads into African markets

Smile Telecoms is making inroads in Africa with the deployment of its super-fast long-term evolution (LTE) or 4G wireless network while it awaits clarity...

15 Sep 2015 11:06

Application for #GIC2016 now open

Making All Voices Count has launched its third annual Global Innovation Competition (GIC 2016). Anyone with a great idea for a project that uses technology...

14 Sep 2015 08:19

Win your invite to AfricaCom 2015

APO will award one African journalist/blogger with transport, accommodation and a daily allowance to attend the AfricaCom

9 Sep 2015 09:39

Commitments for a better connected Africa reaffirmed

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA: Huawei's senior vice president, Charles Ding met with the Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy of the African Union...

8 Sep 2015 11:50

Facebook seeks ties with telcos in Kenya

Facebook's plan to bring Internet access to the remote parts of the world is taking shape. This follows the completion of Aquila, a drone that beams Internet from the sky to remote communities...

By Lilian Ochieng 25 Aug 2015 08:36

Gartner's 2015 Hype Cycle for ICT: growing importance of digital business in Africa

The "Hype Cycle for ICT in Africa, 2015" report released by Gartner, Inc. identifies over 30 key technologies...

21 Aug 2015 09:53

Pocket-sized computers to help meet increasing delivery demands

Driving the demand for real-time supply chain visibility is the rise of e-commerce and increased competition according to Oliver Facey...

21 Aug 2015 10:47

Seven ways cloud will help African manufacturers

Whatever the size or specialty, manufacturing companies across Africa are under pressure to grow revenues, reduce costs and increase profitability...

By Jeremy Waterman 21 Aug 2015 09:29

New trends software changing the game for African innovators

Africa has the potential to grow its $1.3 trillion in wealth ten-fold over the next 35 years, presenting a significant opportunity for...

By Merle O'Brien 21 Aug 2015 08:58

Click n Compare taking on Africa

After a very successful year with a strong month on month growth of 40%, South African Comparison website, Click n Compare...

19 Aug 2015 12:00

Open source suits the African market exceptionally well: Q&A with Brendan Mcerlain

Red Hat EMEA, a leading provider of open source solutions, recently visited South Africa for the Red Hat Forum...

By Cari Van Wyk 31 Jul 2015 15:00

Facebook's free basic services are bringing African people online

Facebook celebrated the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the app by hosting a Developer Day at iHub in Nairobi, Kenya on 27 July 2015 and introducing new services...

28 Jul 2015 11:18

Mobile survey informs Global Entrepreneurship Summit

GeoPoll the Global Entrepreneurship Network and the U.S. State Department released a survey of 1,000 business owners...

24 Jul 2015 14:42

GE Africa and Gearbox driving entrepreneurial development

GE Africa and Gearbox announced a plan to launch a 'GE Garages' manufacturing programme to help build a skilled workforce and drive...

24 Jul 2015 13:44

South African roadshow on digital transformation in the app economy goes to Kenya

CA Southern Africa will take its roadshow on the imperatives surrounding digital transformation in the application economy where IT capabilities are identified as the competitive differentiator to Kenya on 13 August 2015...

22 Jul 2015 09:37

Mediatech Africa: next gen features and new tech

The largest media and entertainment technology trade show for southern Africa, Mediatech Africa, is taking place this week from...

14 Jul 2015 08:13

3G Direct Pay certified PCI compliant

Pan-African premier solution for online and mobile payments, 3G Direct Pay Limited, has been certified as compliant with the security standards of the Global Payment Card Industry...

13 Jul 2015 15:51

MOBOfree launches first-of-a-kind ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda

Leading African social marketplace, MOBOfree, announced the launch of the first-of-a-kind ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda

1 Jul 2015 09:05

Egypt plans smart village in Uganda

Egypt plans to build a smart village in Uganda, which will attract a number of investments, from IT to hospitality...

By Zurah Nakabugo 29 Jun 2015 08:43

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