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Facebook launches its 1st Africa fact-checking programme in Kenya

Facebook has announced the launch of Third-Party Fact-Checking to help assess the accuracy of news in Kenya, and reduce the spread of misinformation, whilst...

Kenya wins bid to host the International Open Data Conference in...

The 6thInternational Open Data Conference (IODC) will be held in Africa for the first time, in Nairobi, Kenya. The Announcement was made at the...

ManageEngine to showcase its IT Management tools at the CIO100 Symposium

ManageEngine - the real time IT management company will this year make its first stop in Nairobi during the CIO100 Symposium & Awards slated...

Jumia, Amadeus partner to launch flights marketplace in Africa

In commemoration of World Tourism Day 2018, Jumia is expanding its flights services, this time in partnership with Amadeus, a leading travel technology company....

Silicon Valley investors to connect with their African counterparts at DEMO...

All roads lead to Casablanca in October for the 2018 edition of DEMO Africa. Over two days of exciting programming including pitches from the...

Ghanaian company promoting gender equality in Africa’s ICT ecosystem gets awarded

Women in Tech Africa, a Ghanaian group that focuses on entrepreneurship and career leadership to increase the number of women in technology, received the...

Sage EA joins CIO 100 Symposium & Awards as key sponsor

Sage East Africa, a multinational enterprise software company, has partnered with CIO East Africa this year’s eagerly awaited CIO 100 Symposium & Awards slated...

Innovative solutions top agenda at African Ministerial Conference on Environment

The need to invest in innovative solutions and interventions and promote sustainable consumption and production will top the agenda at the seventh special session...

MPost to represent Africa in the Startup World Cup in San...

MPost, a solution that converts your phone to a mobile post office, is this year’s winner of the ‘South Africa Innovation Summit – an...

StarTimes, China to connect 10,000 African villages’ to satellite TV

StarTimes, a digital television operator and a Chinese influential media group, announced it will enable access to satellite television for African villages in a...

Visa appoints Marianne Mwaniki as Senior VP of Social Impact

Visa has announced that Marianne Mwaniki, former managing director, individual clients Africa, at Standard Chartered, has joined the company as senior vice president of...

Kenyan based start-up emerges as runners up at Zambezi Prize, wins...

Kenyan based start-up, Tulaa, was named by the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with support from the Mastercard...

Africans spent more than 4 million hours reading online in 2018

Opera and Worldreader, the global nonprofit that believes everyone can be a reader, have announce ahead of the International Literacy Day that African mobile...

Trend Micro making strides to secure Africa’s cloud

Multinational cyber security and defense company, Trend Micro, has a 30-year history and is on the verge of making Africa part of its exciting...

MTN Business Kenya appoints new A/G managing director

Festus Kiragu has been appointed acting managing director of MTN Business Kenya following the departure of Kennedy Chinganya mid-last month. Before being appointed to the...

Kenya’s Bwala Africa closes Ksh 24 million debt financing, launches BwalaPay

Bwala Africa Group, a last mile logistics marketplace launched early this year to solve challenges facing fleet owners on a daily basis has recorded...

Microsoft’s Airband grant fund invests in Kenyan start-up

Agsol, a Kenyan start-up based in Nairobi which manufactures solar-powered agro processing machines for off-grid farming communities, has been selected for Microsoft’s third annual Airband...

Uganda, Kenya to represent EA at Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa Class...

East Africa is set to be represented by three startups from Uganda and Kenya at Google launchpad accelerator Africa class 2. The second Launchpad...

TechWadi, African Technology Foundation announce collaborative partnership

TechWadi recently announced its partnership with the African Technology Foundation to further expand its influence in promoting tech entrepreneurship on the African continent. Through this...

Dutch FMO grant boosts African FinTech Lendable

Dutch Development Bank FMO is extending a convertible grant to Kenyan-based FinTech platform Lendable providing a ‘first loss’ backstop that is expected to unlock...
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