Kenya’s on-demand cleaning service Kisafi hits 2,000 orders two months after launch

Kenya’s on-demand laundry & home cleaning service Kisafi has served over 2,000 orders from its 400 active [repeat users] over the 11 weeks since it launched in beta.   The firm, which recently launched its... Read more »

Verizon to acquire struggling Yahoo! for $4.83 billion in cash

Verizon is set to acquire Yahoo’s operating business for approximately $4.83 billion in cash, subject to customary closing adjustments giving it access to Yahoo’s 1 billion monthly active users including 600 million monthly... Read more »

Pivot East 2016 Set For November This Year

Pivot East, East Africa’s mobile startups pitching competition held annually in June or July  since 2011 has been moved to November this year and more details about the date change will be... Read more »

Miss.Africa announces 2016, Round II Seed Funding Tech Initiative for Women in Africa

In a #STEM4girls Pan-African campaign, the Miss.Africa program is mobilizing a Round II Seed Fund for Tech initiatives in Africa that will avail small grants to support women and girls in the... Read more »

Google recognises HotelOga at its Expert App Clinic 2016

At its Expert App Clinic 2016, Google recognised HotelOga – an African hospitality technology start-up – as one of the best practices for using Google Android. The key focus of the discussion... Read more »

Africa’s Off Grid Solar Lighting Market worth $1.4 Billion by 2024

Africa Off Grid Solar Lighting Market size is expected to reach USD 1.41 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. According to the report, the market is... Read more »

Seedstars World announces 10 startups to pitch in Luanda

Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes has announced the top 11 startups that are selected to participate at the Seedstars World pitching event in Luanda,... Read more »