Ushahidi's launch event to be broadcast live

Ushahidi put crowdsourcing on the map and is changing the way information flows again. The Kenyan-born tech company will announce a total re-imagination of its flagship service on Wednesday 30 September from the Kenya National Theatre, and broadcast live video from the event at The...

29 Sep 2015

Nest opens office in Africa to support start-ups

Nest, Hong Kong's start-up and early stage investment firm has opened an office in Nairobi to give African startups access to funding, mentorship and its global network Nest is the first Hong Kong-based venture capital firm to establish itself in Africa and will be working to foster the region's...

16 Jul 2015

mapIT develops interactive map for marathon

mapIT, powered by TomTom, developed an interactive mapping tool using the deCarta web mapping API (Application Programming Interface) to improve the experience of both participants as well as spectators at the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon 2012, which took place on Sunday, 28 October 2012. The...

31 Oct 2012

2012 AITEC East Africa ICT Summit releases event guide
2012 AITEC East Africa ICT Summit releases event guide

The AITEC East Africa ICT Summit 2012, taking place from 24-25 October 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya, is a multi-faceted event that will draw together the many strands of a vibrant growth market, underpinning high-level business-to-business services with widespread consumer engagement in modern mobile...

19 Oct 2012

SatNav East Africa appoints MapIT
SatNav East Africa appoints MapIT

SatNav East Africa recently appointed South African digital mapping company, MapIT, as its Mapping Data Provider for East Africa. Established in 2011, the company is Uganda's pioneer in Global Positioning System (GPS) technology and GPS based consumer electronics. "We are very pleased to be working...

15 Sep 2011

New communications manager at AccessKenya
New communications manager at AccessKenya

AccessKenya Group, a corporate data and infrastructure provider in Kenya, has appointed Kevin Keya as the new group communications manager following the departure of Nancy Imunde a few months ago. Keya who brings over five years experience in media and public relations joined AccessKenya after...

12 Sep 2011

Loeries: 5% discount for early bird entrants
Loeries: 5% discount for early bird entrants

The early bird deadline for entries into The 2010 Loerie Awards is 16 April 2010. Entries before this date will receive a 5% discount. The Loeries is open to work conceived and produced anywhere in Africa and the Middle East, including island states off the African coast like the Seychelles or...

8 Apr 2010

Vodacom passes 21 million mark

The Vodacom Group recorded 21.5 million customers across its networks operating in South Africa, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique and Lesotho, as at 31 December 2005, reflecting a 12.4% increase in the previous three months. Vodacom SA increased its customer base by 11.6%...

25 Jan 2006

Macromedia launched in Mauritius

Direct Distribution Services, local Macromedia distributor, and their Macromedia Partner, Maurisoft based in Mauritius, successfully launched Macromedia and the new MX products on Friday, 7 June 2002, in Port Louis Mauritius. 116 guests attended the conference and launch, including the Head of IT...

10 Jun 2002

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