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7 Top Voice Over Recording Software

cheerful african american woman using smart phone If you are a voiceover actor or you are looking to embark on the journey to becoming one, do not worry! You can definitely make it big. But you need tools to help you get to the top level that you are aspiring...

Heetch raises $38 million to expand across French-speaking Africa

Img:surdelltaxi.com Heetch, a Paris-based high-growth ride-sharing platform has raised $38m in a Series B funding round to expand across France and French-speaking Africa, eyeing expansion in Ivory Coast, Algeria, Cameroon and Senegal. The round was led by Cathay Innovation and Total Ventures alongside the renewed participation from existing shareholders Idinvest Partners,...

Cisco to train 1M youths to foster innovation & digital entrepreneurship

Cisco has announced it’s set to support the digitization of Africa’s communities, businesses, and governments through several initiatives for skills and talent development, innovation and job creation. “We are living in a world that is changing faster than ever imagined. We are inspired by the prospect of an economy with abundant...

Airbus Bizlab Accelerator calls for applications for its 2019 competition

Airbus and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) recently launched a worldwide joint call for startup applications for all the BizLab campuses. Airbus said domains of interest are not limited to Aerospace but also include Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle and Urban Air Mobility among others....

Nigeria’s Kudi Exchange set to launch Africa’s “Coinbase + Venmo”

Nigeria’s Kudi Exchange, is set to launch to become Africa’s “Coinbase + Venmo” allowing users to buy and sell digital assets like bitcoin cheaper and faster than ever before. The platform will also allow users to purchase a U.S. Dollar backed stable coin directly with local currencies like the Nigerian Naira and...

Digital Skills Across Sub-Saharan Africa Are a $130 Billion Opportunity-IFC

The demand for digital skills in Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to grow at a faster rate than in other markets, according to a new report by IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, in cooperation with L.E.K. The report, dubbed ‘Digital Skills in Sub-Saharan Africa: Spotlight on Ghana’, estimates...

Glovo accused of locking merchants in exclusive deals in Kenya

There are hundreds of delivery firms in Kenya, some of them on-demand and others working as traditional couriers and delivery firms. However, a number of them are being locked out of business as venture-backed Glovo allegedly runs to outdo them by enticing restaurants and retailers into exclusive deals since...

Nigeria’s Publiseer Selected As A Finalist For The Halcyon Incubator Fellowship in Washington, D.C.

Nigerian digital content distribution platform, Publiseer, founded by identical twin brothers, computer programmers and Internet entrepreneurs, Chidi Nwaogu and Chika Nwaogu, has been selected as a finalist for the Halcyon Incubator’s Fall 2019 Fellowship. Out of 423 applications, the for-profit social venture has emerged one of the top 16 finalists...

Jack Ma’s Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative pushes application deadline to June 30

Entrepreneurs seeking to clinch a share of $1 Million of The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative courtesy of the Jack Ma Foundation are urged to apply before the June 30th deadline. The Prize which officially began calling for applications on March 27th 2019 aims to support and inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs...

Huawei to bolster its own OS after Google’s Android suspends future access

Huawei is set to bolster its own OS, after Google suspended future business with it in a move to comply with the new US government blacklist by President Donald Trump. Huawei which will still have access to Android’s Open Source Project (AOSP), is expected to bolster its own new OS...

Bolt Appoints Ex-Jumia Nigeria Exec as Country Manager Kenya

Olaoluwa Akinnusi Cab-hailing firm Bolt (formerly Taxify) has hired Nigerian Olaoluwa Akinnusi as the new Country Manager for Bolt Kenya as the firm looks to expand its operations and business across Kenya. Prior to joining Bolt, Akinnusi was an employee at Jumia and for the last three years served as their...

KejaMove selected to join Alibaba’s E-founders.

KejaMove selected to join Alibaba’s E-founders. KejaMove,a Kenyan logitech company in the home and office moving sector, has been selected to join Alibaba’s e-founders. The eFounders Fellowship program provides first-hand exposure to ecommerce and digital innovations, access to business leaders across Alibaba and China, as well as an opportunity to connect...

Microsoft’s new program to upskill 15,000 workers to close the AI skills gap

Microsoft and General Assembly (GA) have announced a global partnership to close skills gaps in the rapidly growing fields of artificial intelligence (AI), cloud and data engineering, machine learning, data science, and more. The initiative is expected to create standards and credentials for AI skills, upskill and reskill 15,000...

CarePay raises $45M in a Series A round to expand into Nigeria & Tanzania

Dutch-African mobile health payments firm CarePay International has raised $45 million growth capital in its Series A financing round to expand beyond Kenya into Tanzania and Nigeria, becoming one of the best funded start-ups in Africa. The CarePay platform digitally connects health payers such as insurers, beneficiaries and healthcare...

Kenya’s Savanna Circuit, Ghana’s SAYeTECH & Sesi Technologies Win The $30,000 ASME Innovation Prize 2019

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has named three social enterprise hardware inventors from Africa as regional grand prize winners of the prestigious 2019 ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW), held May 9 in Nairobi, Kenya. The three – one from Kenya, and two from Ghana – were among the eight...

Rwanda’s ARED raises funding from Gray Matters Capital

ARED, the Rwanda based Platform as a Service startup known for its ‘Smart Business in a Box’ solar powered kiosks, has launched in Uganda with funding from US-based impact investor Gray Matters Capital. The firm has set up 10 kiosks with 10 women micro franchisees. The solar kiosks known as...

Five Women Leading Innovative Companies in Nigeria

L-R: Olusola Oworu, Hon. Commissioner, Commerce & Industry, Lagos State; Fola Adeola, Chairman, MainOne; Omobola Johnson, Hon. Minister of Communications Technology and Funke Opeke, CEO, MainOne at the launch of MainOne's new Tier III Data Center, MDX-i... yesterday. The monopoly over financial resources had been ambushing the creativity and leadership...

TAG Heuer Has Been a Top Choice for Celebs Lately

By: Charles Miller TAG Heuer is one of the biggest names in the watch world, largely due to their top-tier marketing campaigns. That being said, this brand has a ton of history and craftsmanship to back up its reputation among collectors, consumers, and celebrities. One of the best examples...

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Designing Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

The Internet has reached all the different parts of the world. You will find people from various regions connected on numerous platforms online through the use of social networking sites. As such, social media forms a robust network; it provides a space for people to connect and expand their...

Kenya Launches Digital Economy Blueprint

Kenya’s president, President Uhuru Kenyatta today unveiled a Digital Economy blueprint, in Kigali Rwanda, at the ongoing Transform Africa Summit as part of the country’s contribution to the Smart Africa Alliance initiative that is working to digitize the economies and trade of 24 countries across the continent. The Smart Africa...

Here are the 9 Kenyan innovators pitching at Transform Africa Summit in Kigali

Nine Kenyan innovators have been selected to pitch at the Transform Africa Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. The nine local ICT innovators are showcasing innovations at the Kenya pavilion at the event and were selected by the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), the Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA), ICTA and the...

Microsoft’s $100m ADC to recruit 100 engineers from Kenya and Nigeria

Microsoft has launched two Africa Development Centres (ADC) in Nairobi, Kenya and another in Lagos, Nigeria to recruit world-class African engineering talent to develop innovative solutions that span the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge. The $100 center aims to increase Microsoft’s presence in Africa to empower partners and customers...

5 Steps to a Successful Blogger Outreach Strategy

For a local business that wants to find a larger audience and increase its customer base without spending megabucks, blogger outreach is a great way to get quality leads with a high rate of conversion. If you’re new to blogger outreach, it is the process of connecting with popular...

HP Launches 5200 Series of 3D Printers

Printers have been around for a long while now. They’re pretty simple machines and we all know what they do. For ages, it has been about printing paper and that’s it. Sure, we’ve seen advancements in the type of technology used and the overall quality of prints has gotten...

Beginner’s guide to raising business capital

Having an innovative start-up idea to bring into the market isn’t the only requirement for future success. As promising as your current business plan may be, you won’t be able to reach your goals without the necessary financial support. The capital you need for your business concept probably surpasses...

The Pros And Cons of a Startup Business Line of Credit

Owning and operating a business can be both exciting and rewarding. There are always going to be times when you are flush and there are always going to be times when you are behind. Maybe you have to duck a debtor. Maybe you need extra cash to fund an...

Cross-border payment startup Chipper Cash raises $2.4m seed round led by Deciens Capital

Chipper Cash, a cross-border payment startup has raised a $2.4 million seed round led by Deciens Capital. 500 Startups and Liquid 2 Ventures also participated in the round to fuel the 2018 founded company that aims to scale digital finance applications across Africa. Founded by Ugandan Ham Serunjogi and Ghanaian Maijid...

InstaDeep raises $7 million from AfricInvest to Democratize AI in Africa

London headquartered InstaDeep, an Enterprise AI startup has raised $7 million in Series A funding led by PE firm AfricInvest and Endeavor Catalyst, a New York-based co-investment fund under Endeavor. The firm will use the funding to empower enterprises with better decision-making using Artificial Intelligence via its product-driven platform. The firm,...

Rwanda’s e-commerce site for women Kasha officially launches in Nairobi

Kasha, an East African E-commerce platform for women by women has officially launched today in Nairobi. The online health and personal care products company first launched three years ago in Rwanda with the ambition to give women access to the products that they need in a confidential, convenient and affordable...

Avoid these Common Social Media Marketing Mistakes

If you are not utilizing social media marketing, you are missing out on a significant audience engagement and revenue generation. After all, in this time and age of digital marketing, not leveraging social media platforms would be a blunder that will adversely impact your business. While implementing social media...
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