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Support Legal launches Arabic ScaleUp platform for startups in the Middle East & Africa

Support Legal, the Middle East and Africa’s first legal services platform for entrepreneurs and emerging companies, has made its free legal knowhow platform ‘ScaleUp’ available in...

UK aid to give $2.2m to boost clean energy in Kenya

The UK Government, through InfraCo Africa, a Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, is investing Ksh. 220 million (US$2.2m) in the development of two solar plants in rural...

Digital lending platform Branch launches in India to take on Tala

San Francisco-based digital micro lending platform Branch International has launched in India after it acquired a non-banking finance company licence to operate in the country. The firm will...

Y6 prime 2019 vs Y7 prime 2019

The latest budget device, the Y6 Prime 2019 from Huawei mobile, was released early this month and it goes head to head with the earlier released Y7 Prime 2019 in a specs showdown. The two...

The World Wide Web turns 30

Without the World wide web we doubt you’d be reading this here and right now. You’d probably be writing a postcard and eagerly waiting months for the post office to deliver your little...

6 Top Challenges Newbie Marketers Encounter on Instagram

Are you a newbie entrepreneur or marketer ready to tackle Instagram for your business? It’s a popular platform with an audience out there for you somewhere, so it’s a practical decision....

Cut Video App Makes Trimming Videos Quick and Easy

Although any video editing software will let you cut out parts of your video that you don’t need, it is often easier said than done. Finding a decent editor, downloading, installing and...

Here are the 12 African Startups Selected to Join Google’s Launchpad Accelerator

Google has announced the next cohort of startups into its Launchpad accelerator in in Africa, Brazil, and India. According to the search giant, the startups chosen represent those using...

Skype group video chats set to double to 50 participants

Microsoft is planning to double the number of people that can participate in a Skype group video call. The software maker is testing a new change to Skype that will raise the limit from 25...

Kibo Africa targets boda boda hailing firms with launch of locally assembled Kibo K250

With the increasing number of motorcycle taxi companies launching in Kenya, Kibo Africa, a local mobility solutions company with a focus on the motorcycle segment has introduced its latest...

iOS vs Android: What Smartphone to choose in 2019

There is definitely no doubt that 2007 marked the dawn of a new era in the global smartphone market. Industry giants like Nokia, Microsoft, and BlackBerry, which was at the time called...

GreenTec Capital Africa Foundation to Help African Startups Raise Funding

GreenTec Capital Partners today announced that the GreenTec Capital Africa Foundation has started its activities in Europe and in Africa in a bid to promote investment in African...

Emmanuel Macron to support entrepreneurship & innovation in Africa with 2.5 billion euros

Emmanuel Macron, the President of the Republic of France has announced efforts to support the revolution of entrepreneurship and innovation in Africa through a new initiative dubbed Choose...

Top dollar Smartphone comparison: Galaxy S10 Plus VS. iPhone XS Max

Early this month, Samsung Electronics unveiled a new line of premium smartphones: Galaxy S10. With four unique devices, the Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ , Galaxy S10e and Galaxy S10 5G. While late...

Nokia 3.1 gets a fresh slice of Android 9 Pie

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced that the Nokia 3.1 will start receiving the Android 9 Pie upgrade from today. The Android 9 Pie upgrade will be the second letter OS update...

New ‘Uber for trucks’ startup launches in Kenya to take on Sendy, Lori, Senga & Bwala

A new ‘Uber for trucks’ startup has launched in Kenya to take on Sendy, Lori Systems, Senga, and Bwalae in a move to solve the last mile delivery problems in the country. Amitruck, a mobile...

This off-grid pay-go solar firm has raised $32.5 million to finance its growth in East Africa

Over 2 billion people globally have no access to reliable and affordable energy as the grid infrastructure is expensive to deploy. Renewable energy access companies play a critical role in...

PIVOT East Refuses to Die, Calls for Investor & Corporate Support

PIVOT East, once East Africa’s tech startup conference is coming back to give local startups a chance to meet, network and pitch to angel investors and VCs from around the globe. The...

Mastercard Acquires Transfast to Advance its Remittance Dreams

Mastercard is set to acquire Transfast, a global cross-border account-to-account money transfer network to help Mastercard increase worldwide connectivity in the account-to-account space,...

Miss.Africa announces 2019, Round IV Seed Funding for women in Africa

Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy, is announcing a Seed Fund in Africa that will offer grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics...

”Nigeria represents both the present and the future of the web”- Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Touching on the potential within Nigeria, Sir Tim Berners-Lee while on his official visit to Nigeria said the country holds the future of the web due to its vibrant population. “With...

Inside Epesi Trip Planner Matatu Scheduling Platform

Epesi Trip Planner, a web-based vehicle scheduling software that queues, routes, maps, and manages rides, drivers & conductors in real-time has been developed by Data Integrated, a Kenyan ICT...

Startup developing low-cost disposable baby delivery kits wins [email protected] Africa 3.0

Safe Motherhood Alliance, a Zambia-based social enterprise that develops simple, low-cost disposable baby delivery kits is the winner of Africa 3.0. Founded by Muzalema...

Epesi Goes Live in Nairobi to Bring Sanity to Public Transport

Epesi Trip Planner a Matatu scheduling platform has launched in Kenya to bring sanity in the country’s chaotic public transport sector. Targeted at public transport especially the...

Kenyan ICT students shine at Huawei’s Sub Saharan Africa regional finals ahead of the Global final in China

One of the two Kenyan teams which participated in this year’s Sub Saharan Africa Huawei ICT Competition regional finals achieved second place tied with Angola, while Nigeria and Tanzania...

TukAid to launch in Nigeria & Kenya to provide affordable ambulances for people in need.

Emergency health care is a human right which is scarce in developing countries. TukAid, which plans to launch in Nigeria and Kenya then expand across Africa, aims to provide affordable...

Blockchain Technology in Business – TechMoran

The blockchain is a technology that many experts consider it to be the future. However, we know a lot of historical examples when such expectations did not materialize in reality. Will the...

Kenya’s Blockchain Startup CapAgri selected into æternity Ventures’s 2nd Starfleet Accelerator Program

Kenya’s CapAGRI Africa, a last-mile mobile financing platform for Smallholder farmers across African Agricultural Markets has been selected among the most-promising seed stage blockchain...

Algebra Ventures & Ezdehar invest in Dsquares, a B2B loyalty provider

​Egypt’s Algebra Ventures and Ezdehar Management​, an investment management firm focused on high-growth Egyptian corporates, have invested into ​Dsquares​, the region’s popular...

Careem to provide free in-ride insurance for its passengers and drivers in 15 countries

Careem, the Uber for MEA, has launched a global in-ride insurance programme to provide free in-ride insurance for both passengers and Captains in all 15 countries in which Careem...
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Patrick Hinga Wanjiru and Wanja Mwaura. Patrick Hinga, the ‘chokora’ who captivated many Kenyans with his rare story of pain, suffering, despair and redemption,...

Kenyan doctor dies in Cuba

The medical fraternity is today demanding answers over the death of one of their colleagues sent to cuba as part...

M-Akiba raises Sh197 million against Sh250 million target

The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the listing of the M-Akiba Retail Infrastructure Bond on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).

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Detectives have arrested nine suspects accused of criminal acts against Maseno University students. The nine are alleged to be members of a...

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School Secretly Buries Rotten Cabbages After Poisoning of Students

Nyabururu Girls High School administration is alleged to have secretly buried rotten cabbages following increased cases of suspected food poisoning among the students. Worried parents...

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