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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...

Telegram Gains Millions of Users After Global WhatsApp Outage

It is no surprise that when a major social network like WhatsApp has issues, Telegram benefits immensely and this has been shown yet again. Pavel Durov, Telegram Messenger’s founder, has revealed...

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...

Samsung Galaxy S10e, S10 and S10+ go on sale in the Kenya Market

Samsung East Africa has officially launched the Galaxy S10 into the Kenyan Market. The Samsung trio, Galaxy S10e, S10 and S10+ will be retailing for Khs 78,999, Ksh 95,999 and Ksh 105,999...

This innovation challenge aims to help manage plastic waste

Trash Thread Textile in conjunction with Coca-Cola Beverages Africa and PETCO have launched an innovation challenge that aims to provide innovative solutions to bale post-consumer PET...

OneFi’s PayLater raises $5M from Lendable to transition into a digital bank

One Finance Limited , the company behind Paylater has secured a $5M debt facility from New York and Nairobi-based funding provider Lendable to bolster Paylater’s loan book and...

The sports gaming industry will continue to add economic value despite ongoing challenges

By Ronald Karauri The global sports gaming industry has in the recent past been plagued by massive tax hikes. Operators have resorted to innovation to cushion the sector from the negative...

Top Macro Trends to Keep an Eye on for Forex Traders in 2019

Forex trading is a huge investment, and it seems it will become even more prominent in 2019. The forex market is continuously growing as more people keep on joining the forex ship. We’ve...

With KochoKocho, Safaricom is borrowing heavily from sports betting & gambling

I have only been back home in Kenya for only ten days and I am already filled with a deluge of text messages from my dear telco Safaricom with messages on promotions that don’t serve me better...

Whatsapp is Working on Image Search to Fight Fake News

WhatsApp is a large forum with over 1.5 billion users and they share a lot of content on the messaging social network. Some of the content shared on the platform is usually false and it is...

Huawei launches its Ksh 13,499 Y6 2019 to end Infinix & TECNO’s reign

TECNO and Infinix, brands from China’s Transsion Holdings have been the most popular affordable smartphones in Kenya, taking up to more than 40 percent of the middle and low range...

Infinix Lists Budget Hot 7 Series Online with the Famous Notch and Dual Camera

Several smartphone makers have, for the better part of the decade, been trying to make a name for themselves in the Kenyan market, but only a handful of them have managed to crack the insanely...

Female Founders Network to spur innovative support to female health entrepreneurs in Nigeria

As gender diversity within the healthcare innovation ecosystem continues to grow, women have constantly shown dexterity in churning out disruptive innovations aimed at improving the...

Ampion Ventures to invest 6-digit tranches into Kenyan & Nigerian startups

Ampion Ventures which launched yesterday is set to invest 6-digit tranches into African startups to help them to build scalable digital business models in Kenya, Rwanda and Nigeria and...

Should You Become An Influencer?

The concept of having a viable career as an Influencer hasn’t been around that long. But since its inception it has slowly built up a steady momentum and is now one of the most popular...

IBM Caught Scrapping Flickr Photos Without User’s Consent

IBM Diversity in Faces way of collecting photos for its facial recognition tech is breaching the privacy of a lot of Flickr users. Facial recognition has come a long way and though imperfect, it...

How to Raise Venture Capital In South Africa

Entrepreneurs constantly disrupt the balance of competition by unlocking inventive commercial opportunities and creating new markets in doing so. This can sometimes be done by...

Ant Financial’s AliExpress in mutual partnership with Safaricom to sign up more users in Kenya

Safaricom and Ant Financial Services have signed a mutual partnership to sign up more customers in Kenya. The deal will allow Kenyans shopping on AliExpress to pay for their purchases...

Ampion resurrects, raises funding from Plutos Ventures to launch Ampion Ventures, a fund for Africa-focused start-ups

Africa-focused Ampion which had called it quits in 2017 has resurrected with a new partnership with Berlin-based Plutos Ventures Holding to found Ampion Ventures to build scalable digital business...
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