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U.S. Extends Huawei Reprieve for 90 Days but Blacklists 46 More Affiliates

The reprieve for Huawei Technologies and U.S. companies working with the telecom giant has been extended by the Trump administration for another 90 days. Although another 46 of its affiliates was added to the government’s trade blacklist, the Commerce Department announced Monday. This decision permits Huawei to continue buying products from American...

4 Ways IoT Technology Can Boost The Construction Industry In 2020

The increasing popularity of the term Io Tot Internet of Things is transforming things in almost every sector, including the construction industry. In future construction industry will have far-reaching consequences by using inter-connected machines that collect data from each other and communicate with each other. Like other industries, the...

Top Eight Apps for Music Lovers

Music and gadgets have had an affinity for each other since the very beginning. Think of the old times when music players were first introduced all the way to the iPod. Now our mobile phones can play music for us. What a journey it has been! In current times,...

Ethiopia partners Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to build its digital economy

Ethiopia has announced a partnership with the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to build its digital economy, the Ethiopian Ministry of Innovation and Technology announced on Wednesday. The partnership was announced in Hangzhou, China where the Ethiopian Minister of Innovation and Technology Getahun Mekuria met with Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba...

CustomWritings.com Review, or Where to Order High-Quality Papers

If your life seems to be too complicated because of all the writing assignments you get or if you need to prepare some super important paper, the best solution is to order it from a reputable company. But how can you select a reliable service provider from thousands that offer...

Aboyeji Iyinoluwa, Chris Folayan & Eghosa Omoigui join GBF Mentorship Programme

Aboyeji Iyinoluwa, the famous co-founder of Andela and Flutterwave, Chris Folayan, the founder and CEO of Mall4Africa & EchoVC’s Eghosa Omoigui are among eight prominent business leaders selected to mentor high-potential startups from the UAE and Africa under the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Global Business Forum (GBF)...

OPay, Opera’s payments platform launches OBus in Nigeria

Opera’s Opay, a payment and financial inclusion startup has launched OBus, a shuttle booking service in Nigeria to take on Swvl, Careem Bus, Little Bus among others according to people familiar with the matter. The firm is not stopping there, as its teams are staging a massive movement to build...

Huawei Ban | Will the US ever do business with China’s Huawei again?

Huawei’s 90-day reprieve expires today China’s Huawei was banned from doing business with the US earlier this year as the firm was swept into a trade war between the US and China, which has seen punitive tariffs slapped on billions of dollars worth of two-way trade. The company was blacklisted...

Boeing’s Coding Summer School to hold in Nairobi this October

Boeing’s Coding Summer School is set to hold in Nairobi this October, making it the first African city to host the international bootcamp aiming to equip future programmers with critical 21st-century coding skills. The Coding Summer School, is supported by Boeing and run by ThinkYoung, a Brussels-based think tank that...

Little, Safaricom-backed taxi hailing firm partners Jambojet for growth

Little, the Safaricom-backed ride-hailing firm with operations in Kenya and various other markets across Africa has partnered with a regional low-cost carrier, Jambojet, in a move to market its platform to travelers in Kenya with hopes of growing its customer base. Little will offer a $1.5 discount (Kshs.150) on cab...

WhatsApp gets new ‘WhatsApp from Facebook’ tag

Earlier this month, we shared with you that Facebook is adding its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, and would soon call them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook”. For WhatsApp, this change seems to be coming very soon as it’s latest beta update reportedly adds the ‘WhatsApp from Facebook’ tag to the...

Here are the 22 women entrepreneurs finalists for 2019 AWIEF Awards

Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), has selected 22 women entrepreneurs as finalists in its annual awards in a move to promote excellence in entrepreneurship and innovation amongst women-owned businesses across Africa. The Awards take place on the last evening of the two-day event, October 29-30, 2019, in Cape...

Evolution of Online Gambling Markets in USA & Africa

Regulated Gambling OnlineThe Internet has changed life for so many people in this world. From the USA to Africa and back. So many activities are at our fingertips now, which were not available in the past. It has brought the activity to gambling to the fingertips of millions. Which...

Gokada to revamp its app, retrain drivers in a reboot strategy

Gokada, Nigeria’s foremost motorcycle hailing startup has shut down its operations and app in a move to revamp its product and retrain its drivers in to remain competitive in the hot Lagos motorcycle hailing market. Last week, the firm’s CEO Fahim Saleh announced via a Medium post that Gokada is...

StarTimes ups entertainment offering with New Telenovela

StarTimes subscribers are set to enjoy a new fascinating telenovela series – The Blood Sisters which is set to launch on Sunday 18th August on Novela E Plus channel from 09:40 pm. A single episode will subsequently run at the same time every day. This is a progressive effort by the broadcaster to sustain...

Transsion Holdings & Wapi Capital Launch a $100K Startup Fund For African Fintech Startups

Transsion Holdings, the Chinese phone manufacturer behind TECNO, Infinix and iTel brands has partnered Kenya’s Wapi Capital to invest up to $100,000 into early-stage fintech startups in Africa. Set to start in September 2019 under Transsion Holdings Future Hub, the two firms will select early-stage fintech startups from across Africa for...

Huawei Map Kit | An Alternative to Google Maps in the making

Huawei is developing its own mapping service called Map Kit, China Daily reports, and this may be an alternative to Google Maps. A catch to it though is that the service is not exactly meant for consumers. Alternatively, the idea is to give developers tools to build new applications based on...

British Airways testing VR in-flight entertainment for first-class passengers

British Airways will give its first-class passengers from London’s Heathrow airport to New York’s JFK airport a new way to pass time with VR in-flight entertainment. British Airways said in a statement on Wednesday that through the end of the year, passengers flying in may get to try out virtual...

This Is Why Ugandan Social Media Influencers Will Now Be Taxed

Social media has given creatives and people at large the opportunity to make money online. Influencers are people who are known for one particular thing, it could either be beauty, fashion, tech or anything else. For some time now most people did not understand how “influencing” would work. However, most...

Meet Nigerias Mofoluke Ayoola bringing Red Violet Company to the UK

Nigeria’s Mofoluke Ayoola, who started RedViolet Company as a traditional interior design company, in 2010, is set to launch its IKEA-styled DIY platform Shop The Look vertical in the UK. The firm, which has over the years evolved and become an ecommerce company providing access to furniture and furnishing accessories...

NilePay, new mobile money platform launches in South Sudan

NilePay, recently partnered with Zain South Sudan to launch NilePay Mobile Money in a move to eliminate significant barriers that have hindered consumers in the country from taking full advantage of global eCommerce. “NilePay Mobile Service’s partnership with Zain South Sudan is part of the company’s long-term strategy to enable eCommerce...

Notes on Startups or How to Build The Future

Zero to One: Notes on Startups or How to Build The Future by Peter Thiel with Blake Masters helps a startup founder go from zero to one or from scratch to something. It's doing something and Zero to One shows there is movement or progress and not just mere...

Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants

David And Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell shows that at times obstacles and disadvantage can be used to our advantage especially in business and everyday life. Gladwell, like a hope preachers shows that a disability, loss of parent or income, rejection and being...

Facebook updates its group privacy settings & adds admin controls

Facebook has updated its Group privacy settings and added admin controls for group safety because it wants to make it easier for users to understand its Group privacy settings. The social media site is doing away with the public, closed or secret settings. Alternatively, Groups will include two clear...

Apply for the €100,000 Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge

Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge, a global startup competition addressing the needs of deep tech entrepreneurs across several industries is open for applications for startup entrepreneurs from Africa. Founded in 2013 by two PhD students, Xavier Duportet and Arnaud De La Tour, to propel emerging technologies, Hello Tomorrow Challenge gives scientists...

KCB Group net profits hits 12.7B due to increased mobile channel activity

KCB Group has posted a 5% growth in after tax profit to KShs. 12.7 billion for the first half of 2019 ending June compared to KShs12.1 billion reported same period last year due to growth in its loan book and increased mobile channel activity. KCB Group CEO and MD Joshua...

Huawei Launches EMUI10 to Make Each Device a Super Device

Huawei has officially released its EMUI10 allowing users to connect between multiple devices as well as applications such as audio and video calls in all scenarios. The EMUI10 Beta version will be internally tested with Huawei P30 series and other models on September 8, and EMUI10 will be available on...

SOLA Group secures $26.1 financing for solar PV projects in South Africa

SOLA Group, South Africa’s solar PV builder has secured R400m ($26.1m) from  African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), and Nedbank Energy Finance to provide affordable solar PV solutions for individuals and businesses in Southern Africa. SOLA Group installs, owns and operates solar PV facilities, selling solar energy to corporate clients and utilities...

Huawei Mate X | Launch date delayed beyond September

Huawei’s Mate X has experienced yet another delay. During a press event at Huawei’s Shenzhen headquarters today, the company told TechRadar that there is “no possibility” of the folding phone making its September launch date. This is after it was previously delayed from the original planned June release. Huawei is said to be “certain”...

How To Know If A Business On Social Media Is A Fake

My friend recently bought an iPhone on social media. She thought it was really affordable and I thought it was too good to be true. She’s all the way in Coast and her new iPhone 6s which was going for 20k was being delivered from Nairobi. I warned her...
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