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World Bank’s XL Africa Picks 20 Startups for L’Afrique Excelle Accelerator

Twenty of the most promising Francophone African tech start-ups will participate in the L’Afrique Excelle residency in Mali, a full-week bootcamp set to kick off the Francophone edition...

Kenya’s MumsVillage & Sierra Leone’s Mosabi Selected to Join Gray Matters Capital’s Cohort 2

Kenya’s Mums Village, a parenting website and Sierra Leone’s Mosabi , a mobile learning platform for financial inclusion, have been selected to join the second cohort of its Gray...

South Africa Becomes the First African Country to Get YouTube Premium and YouTube Music

Google today has announced that they have rolled out YouTube Premium  and YouTube Music in South Africa. This is the first time they are doing this in an African country. YouTube Premium...

Huawei Y6 Prime 2019 Launched in Kenya

The Huawei Y6 Prime 2019 was launched today and joins the ranks of its siblings in the Y series Huawei targets for its price-conscious consumers. The Huawei Y6 Prime 2019 is a budget smartphone...

Google Sets Date For Allo’s Ultimate Demise

Google has never had a rousing success with messaging apps and Allo is no different. Google has today put on a notice on Allo’s website, where they have set March 12th as the messaging platform’s...

AliExpress Integrates M-PESA Payments for Kenya Customers

AliExpress is a popular Chinese e-commerce platform that rivals the likes of Amazon, but for the Asian market and to a larger extent, Africa (Kenya). Some of you have, from time to time, imported...

Affordable entry-level devices key driver for smartphone adoption in Kenya-Jumia

The rise of affordable entry-level devices from brands continues to remain a key driver for smartphone adoption, according to a new report from Jumia Kenya. The report dubbed Jumia...

Twitter is Testing a New App That Pays Homage to the Old Name

Twitter has announced that they are working on a new app, and it pays homage to the original name of the site: twttr Our prototype app, twttr, launches to the first group of participants today....

Azuri & Energise Africa crowd campaign to raise £2.5m for solar in Africa

Azuri Technologies, a pay-as-you-go solar in Africa and crowdfunding platform Energise Africa have announced the latest phase of debt financing from UK impact investors to deliver...

The Value It Can Add To Businesses

Print media is here to stay, says Forbes Communications Council. Despite the spend on digital marketing by Nigerian businesses surpassing $108 million in 2018 and being projected to hit $...

Greenlight Planet raises €1.8m to bring solar energy to half a million people

Greenlight Planet, an off-grid solar products firm has successfully closed a €1.8 million transaction for the first time from individuals crowdfunding. Trine connected 1 822...

Nairobi Innovation Week puts up call for 2019 startups

Nairobi Innovation Week, an annual initiative of the University of Nairobi targeting its current and former students, is calling for startups to participate in its 2019 NIW.Startups...

Amazing Hacks That Will Help Your Business Explode

When you are trying to make the right choices for your business, it is important to make sure you get things right as soon as you can. There are a lot of things you will need to do in...

Standard Chartered Invests 83 million in Digital Banking Upgrade

Standard Chartered Bank has today launched SC Mobile Digital Bank for its retail customers with enhanced features at a cost of KES 83.4 million. The platform will now allow clients to open...

10 Reasons Why You Should Bet on 22Bet

It’s no secret that betting is one of the most popular past-time activities for most football fans, especially in Kenya. Seeing the ongoing English Premier League Matches, CAF...

The 2FA Scene: All You Need to Know

2FA also known as 2-factor authentication fortifies passwords with a second piece of information which involves a one-time passcode being sent at the time of login. Maintaining the security of...

How to Start Your Own Trucking Business

Trucking business is really one of the world leading business that really does over amazing profits when the right steps are really followed! Starting a trucking company is really very...

Standard Chartered’s New Apps to Allow Online Opening of Bank Accounts

While nearly all local banks have adopted an online platform where their clients can get access to services from their smart devices without ever making a visit to a banking hall, only a handful...

Oppo to Launch First Smartphone Under a New Sub-brand ‘Reno’

Oppo today has announced a new sub-brand for smartphones — Oppo Reno and the brand logo is quite colourful. The company also announced that the first phone under the Reno sub-brand will be...

How This Fintech Has Adapted to the Entrepreneur Journey

In the past five years, mobile financial services have gone from “likely” to “bound to happen” to “now commercially accessible.” In 2015, Branch disbursed its first loan in Kenya. In 2019,...

MTN Announces End-2018 Financial Results, Will Drop Botswana Partner Mascom

Carrier MTN Group has released its financial results for the year ended December 2018. The telco says that the results met its medium-term goals, cut its holding company leverage and saw service...

Laikipia county unveils the BJ-50 ‘tuk tuk’ at the devolution conference

Laikipia County government has unveiled a head-turning invention at the 6th annual Devolution conference currently taking place in Kirinyaga county. The county posted a video of their...

BitMart Forms JV with Paxful, Moves to Enter the Peer-to-Peer Financial Revolution

BitMart Exchange, a digital asset trading platform has entered into a joint venture with peer-to-peer payment logistics platform Paxful in a move that will see BitMart join the...

Omidyar Network spins off Flourish, a Fintech-focused VC fund with a $300 million war chest

Omidyar Network’s Financial Inclusion Initiative has spun off to launch Flourish, a new fintech-focused venture firm with $300 million at its disposal over the next five years. Flourish...

Affordabletyres.ng wants to be the one-stop online store for affordable tires & car related products

Olaseni Odukoya, the former co-founder of Etyres has launched affordabletyres.ng to bring the sales of tyres, batteries, lubricants and other car products online. He says, the market,...

Mastercard grants $4.4m to 5 firms pushing for financial inclusion in Africa

The Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP) will give US$4,438,551 to five companies in support of its agenda on financial inclusion in Africa. The five companies, with...

Women Entrepreneurs in Africa to Pitch for Visa’s New $100K Competition

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Visa has launched the first Visa Everywhere Initiative: Women’s Global Edition to celebrate women from around the world. The challenge...

Microsoft opens first datacentres in Africa in Cape Town & Johannesburg

Microsoft has opened its first datacentres in Africa, with the general availability of Azure from the new cloud regions in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa. The move makes...

Huawei Mobile to launch its Y6 2019 in the Kenyan market next week

The campaign kicks off with a price guess in partnership with Kilimall from 5th of March to 11th of March, where consumers are encouraged to visit Kilimall website and get chance to...

Visa Kicks Off Women-Only Entrepreneur Initiative to Celebrate International Women’s Day

Visa has launched an initiative that will focus on empowering women as the world awaits the celebraton of International Women’s Day. Christened Visa Everywhere Initiative: Women’s Global...
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Monday, February 11, 2019 - Fake prophet David Owuor has been leading a cult and enjoying Government protection despite brainwashing thousands of Kenyans.The bearded...

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Art can be termed as a form of expression, a language for the sophisticated and deep thinkers.It comes in many forms and mostly, artists...

Uhuru Kenyatta’s niece Nana Gecaga offers to donate pricey Tanzanite earrings to mark her birthday

It goes without saying that people celebrating their birthdays are the ones who usually get showered with countless gifts.However, there are rare instances where...

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