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World Food Bank’s soil testing technology enhancing Uganda’s agricultural value chain

The World Food Bank (WFB) brings soil testing technology to Uganda. Recently, the World Food Bank and AgroCares created a strategic relationship, to help...

Refinitiv announces 2018 excellence award winners for East Africa

Refinitiv, formerly Thomson Reuters Financial and Risk business, yesterday hosted the inaugural 2018 East Africa Excellence Awards in Upperhill, Nairobi. Described as the ultimate...

AfDB: Technology, innovative finance key to reaching end users in the...

New technology and blended finance will help to bridge the “last mile” of the infrastructure gap by getting goods and services to end users,...

Everest, 1000 Alternatives partner to accelerate blockchain innovation in Kenya, Nigeria...

Everest, a biometry-based, value transfer company, and 1000 Alternatives, a leader in social impact development, today announced a new partnership created to accelerate blockchain...

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...

President of Ghana launches Africa-wide award promoting innovation for SDGs

The President of Ghana and Co-Chair of the Group of Eminent Advocates for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has launched...

SA University students win IoT challenge with anti-poaching innovation

SqwidNet has announced the winners of its first IoT SA University Challenge. The challenge was designed to challenge students to develop and create innovative...

AfDB launches coding for employment program

The African Development Bank (AfDB), together with partners – The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook – launched the Coding for Employment Program at the African...

Untapped African potential provides fertile ground for blockchain innovation

Blockchain technology has been heralded as the next great enabler of innovation, and while a number of countries have emerged as leading blockchain hubs,...

East African techpreneurs take 5 spots in Forbes 30 Under 30...

Forbes Africa recently released its 30 under 30 series which was split into three: Creative, Technology and Business. Out of the 30 spots in...

Startupbootcamp Africa issues final call for tech startups

Startupbootcamp (SBC) Africa  is calling on top innovators across the world to apply to their final accelerator, with less than 2 days to go...

This is what you need to know ahead of Kenya’s first...

History will be made when the 1st Kenya University Nano Satellite Precursor Flight (1KUNS-PF) by the University of Nairobi team will be deployed into Space...

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...

GE partners Lagos State, others to host tech conference for Nigerian...

In line with its commitment to skills development and the empowerment of entrepreneurs in Nigeria, GE partnered with the Lagos State Government and others...

CrossBoundary, Rockefeller Foundation partner to launch mini-grid lab for Sub-Saharan Africa

CrossBoundary in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation, officially launched the Mini-Grid Innovation Lab. The Lab, with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, is the first...

KSEF calls for measures to protect young innovators in Kenya

The Kenyan government has been asked by Mr. Simon Mururi, Executive Secretary of the Kenya Science and Engineering Fair (KSEF); to develop special patent...

Ugandan scientist scoops award at NEF

Dr. Justus Masa, a Ugandan Lecturer at Kyambogo University and Senior Group Leader of Electrocatalysis and Energy at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany is among the...

Huawei’s 2017 annual report: Huawei Kenya reports solid business growth

Global technology solutions firm Huawei, which operates locally under the Huawei Technologies (Kenya) Company Limited subsidiary, has released its audited financial results for 2017,...

Rwanda Innovation Fund project to receive US $30-million loan from AfDB

The Board of the African Development Bank Group has approved a loan of US $30 million to support the establishment of Rwanda Innovation Fund (RIF). The...

M-KOPA secures Ksh100million from CDC, FinDev Canada

FinDev Canada is making its first ever investment of Ksh100million (US$10million) into M-KOPAs latest funding round. The round is being led by CDC and also...