Home Technology

Technology

Code for Africa, iHub to launch Takwimu, a new African data platform

Source:medium.com/@takwimu_africa Code for Africa, Africa Practice and iHub are launching Takwimu, a new African data platform backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates. According to Code for Africa, Takwimu is expected to give users accurate, up-to-date information about development-focused political decision-making in Kenya and a number of countries across Africa. Code for...

DHL rolls out e-commerce site to 9 more countries across Sub Saharan Africa

DHL Africa eShop has been rolled out to nine more countries across Sub Saharan Africa to meet the growing demand for online retail services in Africa. The DHL Africa eShop had first been launched in 11 countries across Sub Saharan Africa back in April but due to demand, the firm...

Spring Fellowship accelerator to invest $15k into early stage African startups

African startups are urged to apply to the 2019 Spring Fellowship, a 4-month acceleration program in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire in a move that will see them join a network of world-class experts, corporates and investors and get a seed ticket of $15,000 if selected for the program and $45,000...

Barcelona’s edtech platform Learnlife raises €3.1m |To open an innovation hub in Rwanda

Barcelona-based Learnlife has raised €3.1m seed funding round led by BPO Capital in partnership with 19 entrepreneurial supporters spanning 11 countries. The firm will use the funding to grow the crowdstorming community of innovative educators, lifelong learners and changemakers from around the world and accelerate the collaborative research and development...

5 Signs of a Gambling Addiction

Online gambling is now mainstream with the recent technological advancements. Players visit reputable sites like mymobicasino.com to play poker and other games. However, it’s very easy for an online gambler to fall into the trap of compulsive gambling. The signs of gambling addiction are often subtle in the beginning....

UK’s StatsBomb acquires 100% of Cairo-based sports analytics startup Arqam to Double Down on Sports Data

Foxborough, MA - November 23, 2015 - Gillette Stadium: Tom Brady (12) of the New England Patriots during a regular season Monday Night Football game (Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images) StatsBomb.com, a football analytics provider based in UK has acquired 100 percent of Cairo-based sports data collection firm ArqamFC,...

Mofoluke Ayoola’s RedViolet Company expands to Ghana

Founded by Mofoluke Ayoola in 2010, Nigeria’s RedViolet is a go-to interior platform providing everyday Nigerians with quality furniture and furnishing accessories to beautify their homes and offices with topnotch style and comfort. Now serving customers in Ghana and Nigeria, RedViolet Company started as a traditional brick and mortar interior design company offering...

5 Cost-Saving Ways To Automate Your Business Phone Systems

Pretty much every business on the planet needs a good phone system. Without it, they will not be able to communicate with their customers effectively. This is very important when the customer needs help or wants to make an order over the phone. Unfortunately, having a phone system can...

How bright does the future of fintech look like in emerging markets?

Financial technology or popularly known as FinTech has proved to be extremely beneficial for people all around the world and its usages are rapidly increasing day by day. FinTech is not just making the money solution go digital, it is about monetising data and provides financial solutions to millions...

MVXchange Closes Pre-seed Financing Round.

West Africa’s first online vessel chartering platform MVXchange has announced the closing of their pre-seed funding round. The financing round believed to be about$100,000 was led by Oui Capital with participation by Neon Ventures, Zircon marine,and other angel investors. MVXchange is a B-2-B technology-driven maritime platform that matches vessel charter...

Glovo relaunches in Egypt, to set up shop in Nigeria in a few months

Everything delivery startup Glovo has been ordered to reopen its operations in Egypt, a month after it announced an abrupt exit from the market in what is reported to have been a friendly non-compete deal with Delivery Hero, a firm that owns 16% of Glovo. The firm has announced it’s...

Telkom & Nairobi County to provide free public Wi-fi to city residents

Telkom has partnered with Nairobi County Government and Meelin Media Limited to provide free, secure wireless internet in select parts of the city, in an effort to bridge the connectivity gap. This is not the first free wifi project in Kenya. Facebook’s Express WiFi struggled until it was acquired by...

Online Travel Agency Travelcheck.co.za Launches in South Africa to take on Travelstart

A new online travel agency startup called Travelcheck.co.za has just launched in South Africa to offer dynamic packages so travellers can custom-build their trips unlike its competition Travelstart. The South African OTA is the first to offer flight and hotel bundles which are expected to save travellers up to 25% than if...

OPay launches bike hailing services to become Nigeria’s super app

China’s WeChat allows users to do just about anything in China. The Tencent backed platform has over 900 million active users daily, powers over 806 million monthly users for WeChat Pay in 25 countries, sees 205 million connected calls every day and 68 million videos are posted every day. The...

Sophos Acquires Rook Security to Provide Managed Detection and Response

Sophos has acquired Rook Security, a managed detection and response (MDR) services company in a move that will see it provide managed detection and response to its clients. Founded in 2008, Rook Security is important to Sophos because it provides cyberthreat hunters and incident response experts who monitor, hunt for,...
Loading...

News Just in

Police constable stabbed to death : The Standard

The deceased officer was attached to Masaba North Deputy County Commissioner's office.

Insecurity now spurs measles spread in northern DR Congo : The Standard

Insecurity now spurs measles spread in northern DR Congo

We are title favourites, says Egypt coach before Africa Cup opener

Cairo, Thursday @PeopleSports11 Africa Cup of Nations hosts Egypt are confident of defeating Zimbabwe Friday in the opening match of a tournament expanded to...

Tension escalates as Iran shoots down US drone

Tehran, Thursday Iran shot down a US spy drone Thursday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, with the two sides at odds whether...

CBK governor shrugs off shilling fears, says it is a non-issue

Fred Aminga @faminga Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor Patrick Njoroge yesterday said he is not moved by recent claims of weakening performance of...

Blow to cooking gas dealers as govt introduces new regulations to tame counterfeits

Cooking gas dealers have suffered a major blow after the government introduced new regulations in which customers will be required to refill cylinders at...

Ex-U.S. marine accused of spying by Russia asks Trump to help

A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying called on U.S. President Donald Trump and the leaders of Britain, Canada...

ICT Internship. ODPP – Career Point Kenya

ICT Internships, ICT Jobs, ODPP Jobs Pursuant to Section 13(2) of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Act No. 2 of 2013,...

HR and Administration Officer at Practical Action

Practical Action is a registered UK charity, no 247257, and a company limited by guarantee, under the direction of a Board of Trustees.The charity...

Sarri: Juventus is the crowning moment of my career

Former Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says joining Serie A champions Juventus is the "crowning moment" of his 29-year coaching career.The Italian, 60,...
Loading...