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eLearning Africa launches agriculture track

The organisers of eLearning Africa have announced that, for the first time, the event will include a special programme of seminars, discussions and debates...

Kenya chosen to host UN’s smart housing prototype

UN Environment, UN Habitat, the Yale Center for Ecosystems in Architecture and associated partners are working on designs for smart houses, one of which...

AFDB: The currency of the future is going to be coding

African Development Bank (AFDB) President Adesina, recently, pleaded for Africans to embrace technology, and governments to urgently move away from “investing in the jobs...

Supporting an AI-enabled future in Africa

While AI is primed to be the driving force of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, its widespread acceptance and adoption among businesses is still in...

GSMA: 80pct of women in low, middle-income countries are now mobile...

A new GSMA study reveals that 80 per cent of women in low- and middle-income countries are now mobile owners. According to the GSMA’s...

Nairobi Garage opens 3rd location, confirms plans for 4 more in...

Nairobi Garage has launched a new hub in Karen, now offering three state-of-the-art hubs creating an interlinking co-working network spanning the whole of Nairobi....

MasterCard to localise African melody with help from continent’s top artists

Mastercard recently unveiled its sonic brand identity, a comprehensive sound architecture that signifies the latest advancement for the brand. Wherever consumers engage with Mastercard...

South Korea ready to partner with Africa on technology

In partnership with the African Development Bank, Korea is ready to step up technology transfers to Africa, officials said in Seoul today. Speaking at...

Africa Internship Academy views skills as the currency of the 21st...

Africa holds a very high rate of youth unemployment. In Ghana, about 120,000 young people graduate from various institutions with about 10% getting employed...

Adspace Africa, Eskimi DSP partner to integrate outdoor and online media...

Adspace Africa in partnership with Eskimi DSP, a Lithuania-based firm and the largest programmatic network in Africa, have today shortened the gap between outdoor...

Record year for African tech startups as funding hits $334.5m

African tech startups smashed funding records in 2018 as 210 startups secured US$334.5 million worth of investment, with Nigeria emerging as the premier investment...

CrossBoundary to invest $16m into mini-grids to light up Tanzania, 2...

CrossBoundary Energy Access (CBEA) recently announced its launch with funding commitments from The Rockefeller Foundation and Ceniarth. The company will initially invest $16 million...

African innovators shine during Zayed Sustainability Prize’s 2019 awards ceremony

African innovators excelled at this year’s Zayed Sustainability Prize annual awards ceremony on January 14 2019, winning in three out of five...

Andela secures $100M Series D funding

Andela recently announced the completion of a $100M Series D funding. The round was led by Generation Investment Management with participation from...

Susan Mulikita appointed CEO of Liquid Telecom Zambia

Liquid Telecom has appointed Susan M’kandawire Mulikita as CEO of Liquid Telecom Zambia to accelerate growth and market penetration across the country. Based in Zambia,...

Applications open for 2019 MEST Africa scale-up pitch competition

MEST Africa has announced the launch of applications for its second annual MEST Africa Challenge, a Pan-African pitch competition for scale-ups based in Ghana,...

Nairobi Garage takes on Kenya’s Co-working scene

In 2013, the Global Co-working Census pointed out that there were only 24 co-working spaces in Africa. By 2015 there were over 250 active...

Ecobank chooses MFS Africa as digital payment partner

Ecobank recently announced the appointment of MFS Africa as their Digital payment partner enabling cross-platform payment services for Ecobank account holders. The partnership allows Ecobank...

Tigo and Ericsson accelerate digitalisation in Senegal

Tigo Senegal has selected Ericsson for its nationwide network modernization project as it looks to accelerate digitalization in the expanding Senegalese market. The terms of...

GE to power 40,000 homes with its onshore wind project in...

GE Renewable Energy and GE Energy Financial Services (“GE EFS”) have partnered to provide technology and advisory support for its flagship onshore wind project in...
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