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IFC, Mastercard Foundation extend financial inclusion for millions in Africa

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, together with the Mastercard Foundation, released a new report documenting the transformation underway in financial inclusion...

Kenya’s Selina Wamucii receives USD 100,000 grant from Expo Live

Selina Wamucii’s mobile phone - driven sourcing platform for fresh produce from Kenyan smallholder farmers, has received USD 100,000  grant from global social impact...

Regional winners of MEST Africa challenge 2018 announced

MEST Africa announced regional winners for its inaugural MEST Africa Challenge, the Pan-African startup pitch competition open to companies outside the MEST program. Winners...

CBK Governor confirms his participation at Fintech Summit 2018

Dr. Patrick Njoroge, Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor has today formally confirmed his participation at Kenya’s premier Fintech Summit slated on 29th – 30th May, 2018 in Nairobi. The summit...

African agri-tech ecosystem grows 110% in last two years

The African agri-tech space is booming, with the number of startups operating in the market growing 110 per cent over the past two years,...

China Telecom Global, Liquid Telecom partner to further development between Africa...

China Telecom Global (CTG), signed a partnership with Liquid Telecom to provide Africa and Asia with industry-leading network solutions and services.   The collaboration between the China Telecom Corporation...

President Kagame echoes UN’s message of broadband digital connectivity for all

The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development at its 2018 Spring Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda 6-7 May, committed to concrete actions that will advance the...

Nigeria’s Publiseer selected to participate at live pitch competition in Nairobi

Nigerian digital publishing company Publiseer has been selected for the shortlist of startup to pitch at the Disrupt Africa Live Pitch Competition taking place...

UNICEF’s 1st Blockchain investment set to help children in SA

Amply, a pioneering tech start-up is leveraging blockchain technology to revolutionize early childhood development in South Africa. UNICEF-backed Amply is an application on the ixo blockchain...

GE, Kenya Cardiac Society collaborate to train cardiac health professionals

General Electric (GE) and the Kenya Cardiac Society (KCS) have entered into a two-year collaboration to offer echocardiography training to physicians and technicians in...
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