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Affordable PDF Solutions for Startups and Small Businesses

Software is an essential part of any modern business, but nobody other than the CFO possibly thinks about how big of an overhead it represents. You need basic Office software like word processors, spreadsheet programs and presentation software, industry-specific programs and systems, and a lot of other downloads and...

3 Reasons You Need A POS System for Your Restaurant

The moment a customer makes a payment to your restaurant is called a point of sale (POS). A POS system is the software or hardware used to keep track of your restaurant’s check outs and sales. To go further, a cloud-based POS system can be accessed from the Internet using any mobile device....

Achieving Digital Safety For Your Business

Do you own and operate an online business? If so, you probably already know the risks of operating such a business. The Internet is filled with scammers who are always looking to hack into ecommerce websites. Your responsibility is to protect your business from data breaches and other security risks. How can you...

Huawei P30 Pro & P30 Lite; Unboxing & First Impressions

No smartphone manufacturer has pushed the boundaries of mobile photography more than Huawei in the past few years. With the goal of once again rewriting the rules of photography, the newly launched P30 Series, especially the P30 Pro is set to top the photography charts, for quite some time....

How is modern tech breathing life into old games?

When it comes to being a successful entrepreneur in Africa, choosing the right sector to move into is key. Setting up a new company in a vibrant industry that you have knowledge of is a great way to plan for long-term success. One big sector in Africa right now is tech – from...

Founded by a Tunisian activist, edtech platform Mos has raised $4m to simplify college financial aid

Mos, with a $4 million seed round, is a single application platform for federal and state financial aid allowing students in the US to apply to every state grant and scholarship for which they qualify. Students who use Mos spend less time applying for financial aid and end up with...

Telkom Launches Cloud-based Voice Services for Enterprise Customers

Telkom has introduced a new cloud-based fixed voice service dubbed “Omniconnect”, allowing SMEs and corporates to make and receive conference calls and integrate them with email and the mobile phone. The subscription-based service will eliminate the need for businesses to make heavy initial capital investment to acquire and maintain the...

Technology in Sport Today II Pros and Cons

It is hard to avoid the fact that the recent progress of technology is rapid. The number of devices and apps that can be helpful for sports is enormous, and we can see how it affects the industry. The Inevitable Impact of Technology Today Almost fifty years ago, it was hard to...

Google, Andela launch 30,000 scholarship opportunities for developers

Google Africa has launched a new round of Google Africa Certifications Scholarships aimed at helping developers become certified on Google’s Android, Web and Cloud technologies. The search giant is offering 30,000 additional scholarship opportunities and 1,000 grants for the Google Associate Android, Mobile Web, and Associate Cloud Engineer certifications. The program will...

Jumia’s listing great exit plan for MTN, Rocket Internet

Rocket Internet and MTN’s Jumia has finally listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:JMIA), in a bid to seek more investors to expand its reach across Africa. Dubbed Africa’s Amazon, Jumia Technologies AG listed 17.6 percent of its shares on the NYSE at $14.50 per share of its 13,500,000...

MEST Africa’s 2019 Pan-African Tech Summit to hold in Nairobi this June

MEST Africa, has announced that its fourth annual MEST Africa Summit will take place in Nairobi, Kenya from June 10 – 12, 2019, bringing together top entrepreneurs, investors, ecosystem players and executives from across Africa and globally to explore the latest innovations and rising stars in the African...

OPPO Reno 10X Zoom Edition: Huawei P30 Pro’s new rival that could have an even better camera

Oppo Reno: 48 megapixel camera, 10x zoom and a shark’s fin selfie cam OPPO has officially announced the all-new Reno 10X Zoom Edition smartphone with 10X lossless zoom and Snapdragon 855 SoC OPPO unveiled its new Reno series of smartphones at an event held in China on the 10th of...

ROAM hires from CarTrade.com, India’s top auto site to revive Cheki

Mr. Ravi Mehra, President of Auctions at CarTrade.com, India’s top auto site to head car sales at ROAM.africa in a move to strengthen the Group’s executive team.Mr. Ravi Mehra has been appointed “Head of Cars”, responsible for the growth and operations for the company’s car classifieds across the continent,...

Jumia scraps international shipping fees for Jumia Global customers

Jumia, a formerly Rocket Internet and MTN-owned ecommerce retailer with various operations across Africa has scrapped its international shipping fees on Jumia Global purchases in Kenya in a move to woo more customers. The NYSE listed firm says the move is part of its continued to revolutionize ecommerce in the...

Best Coffee Makers for Tech Lovers

Eric Schmidt and Erik Hersman at Pete's Coffee at iHub Most of us like to have a cup of coffee in the morning as our morning dose of energy. However, along with caffeine, the taste of the coffee matters a lot. If the taste is not proper, you will not get...

DHL, Mall for Africa bring over 200 online stores to African consumers

DHL Express has launched a new mobile and desktop app aimed at improving the online shopping experience for Africa-based consumers. Dubbed DHL Africa eShop, the platform aims to meet the growing demand for world-class items sold on international online shopping stores not accessible to Africans.New platform addresses key challenges to...

How mobile games became what they are today?

In the past few years, the mobile games industry is facing significant changes related to process, products, and income. In the late 2000s and the early 2010s, there has been a rise in the number of mobile games. The earlier games were simple and difficult to access; however, modern games are taking complete...

Paykind founder resurfaces with Jukwaa, a Spotify for Africa

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjIUMkI82L8?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent&w=696&h=392] Jukwaa, a ‘Spotify’ of sorts for Africa has launched to help artists in Kenya and across Africa to monetize their art and beat piracy and poverty at the same time. Created by the team behind 500 Startups backed Paykind Inc ( a Delaware company) which is registered in Kenya...

Liquid Telecom raises $180 million to accelerate connectivity across Africa

CDC, the UK’s development finance institution, invested $180m equity investment in Liquid Telecom, an independent fibre and cloud provider in Africa in a move expected to help it to expand broadband connectivity to some of the most underserved markets across Africa. The funds will also be used by Liquid Telecom...

Electronics Giant Samsung eyes fast growing mid-tier smartphone market with budget devices.

Samsung East Africa has officially unveiled two entry & mid-tier market smartphones, dubbed the Galaxy A Series. The batch which consists of the Galaxy A10, and Galaxy A20 are targeted at the first-growing and tech savvy millennials and will be retailing at KES 11,999 and KES 16,599 respectively. The A20 is...

IFC & Startupbootcamp Launch Program to Support Promising Fintech Startups in Egypt

IFC and Startupbootcamp have launched a program to support the development of Egypt’s fintech space that will help startups extend crucial financial services through mentorship, business development and technical training, to help them attract funding from investors. The two-year program will help two private sector fintech-focused accelerators improve their...

Copia goes on all e-commerce, with new platform & fulfillment center to be the ‘Amazon’ for rural Kenya

Copia Kenya, today launched their new warehouse in Tatu City today, as well as their e-commerce platform which will now allow customers to buy goods online for their family and friends back upcountry. Previously, there services were only available via agents but now they have gone online in a move...

The Best Cash Back Apps for Everyday Expenses

Life is expensive! Not only do you have to pay for groceries, clothing, and bills, there are always unexpected costs that pop up when we’re the least prepared. But thanks to the mobile app boom over the last few years, companies have designed apps that exist for one reason only: to help you...

Improve Your Marketing Campaign on a Shoestring Budget

Whether yours is a startup or a small business going through a tough time, you may find yourself in a position of wanting to improve your marketing campaign but have little cash flow to dedicate to the process. If you’re searching for ways to optimize your visibility, increase brand awareness, and market your...

5 Simple Strategies to Promote Online Gaming Platforms

Marketing online gaming platforms are important just like designing your user interface. The market place is highly competitive with many development studios spending a huge amount of money on TV ads and endorsements. If you want to find users for mobile gaming, you need a solid marketing campaign. These marketing techniques shall lay the foundation...

KCB Bank Kenya adds UnionPay & Apple Pay to drive E-commerce & remittances between China & East Africa

KCB Bank Kenya has added UnionPay App as well as Apple Pay on KCB Point of Sale (POS) terminals regionally in a deal expected to drive E-commerce and remittances between China and East Africa, riding on trade relations between the two regions. The deal will allow digitization of payments at...

Huawei P30 Pro launched in Kenya alongside the P30 Lite: costs less than Galaxy S10+

Huawei P30 Pro, which drew a massive amount of attention for its 10X periscopic hybrid zoom, is now making its way to Kenya. It is accompanied by its siblings the Huawei P30, and the Huawei P30 Lite, which comes with similarly attractive looks but with inferior processing capabilities and...

OPPO to Launch OPPO F11 Pro with Ultra Night Mode in Low Light

International camera phone brand OPPO is set to add new products – OPPO F11 and F11 Pro – to its beloved F series of mobile phones. In addition to inheriting the excellent selfie function of the F series as well as the sleek gradient design of F9, the F11...

Mettā kicks off of its Clean Energy Accelerator Program

Mettā Nairobi in partnership with What Design Can Do (WDCD), Social Enterprise NL and IKEA Foundation has launched the Clean Energy Accelerator Program to give participants the tools to make their innovation ready for market and financing. During the program, start-ups will focus on developing their social business model...

Seedstars partners with First Growth Ventures to launch a $100mn sub-Saharan Africa venture fund

Seedstars has partnered with First Growth Ventures’ founders Tamim El Zein and Maxime Bouan to launch a $100mn sub-Saharan Africa venture fund. The fund will focus on early-stage investments from USD 250 thousand to USD 5 million in the most promising innovative ventures across sectors and countries. The fund...
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