Ushahidi partners Facebook to monitor Kenya’s General Election on August 8

The crowdsourcing technology company Ushahidi has partnered with Facebook, InfoNET and The Constitution & Reform Education Consortium (CRECO) to monitor Kenya’s General Election on August 8, 2017. Using its Uchaguzi platform, Ushahidi... Read more »

Stanford Seed names new director to lead its expansion efforts into India & across Africa

Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies, aka Stanford Seed, has named Darius Teter as the new executive director of the institute to  oversee its growth and expansion in Africa and into... Read more »

My president launches portals, funny portals

In April 2013, Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in as the country’s 4th president in what he called ‘the most complex general election in our history’ with both praise and criticism in equal... Read more »

Telkom Kenya inks deal to roll out Free Wi-Fi to over 1000 constituency hubs

Telkom Kenya is set to roll out free Wi-Fi in 1,160 Constituency Incubation Hubs, in a just concluded multi-million deal that will see the once struggling telco get back to its knees.... Read more »

European Commission to invest €300m to support renewable energy in Africa

The European Commission has invested  €300 million in funding in the African Union led Africa Renewable Energy Initiative for sustainable energy projects. The €300 million is expected to leverage total investments amounting... Read more »

9th edition of annual Connected Summit set to be held in April

Th 9th edition of the annual Connected Summit is set to be held on 9th to 13th April, 2017 at Leisure Lodge Beach and Golf Resort, Diani, Kwale County. The objectives of... Read more »

East Africa Countries Unveil a $4.4 Million Electronic Cargo Tracking System to Reduce Transit Time & Cargo Theft

Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda have officially unveiled a Regional Electronic Cargo Tracking System (RECTs) enabling them to jointly track movement of goods from Mombasa Port to Kampala and Kigali. The system, launched... Read more »