Uganda’s Matibabu, Ghana’s Science Set & Kenya’s Sign.io to share $500K from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Uganda’s Matibabu, Ghana’s Science Set & Kenya’s Sign.io will share $500,000 from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers with other finalists from India and the USA among other non-cash prizes expected to... 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 »

Photo-on-Demand service AFROPX launches to be the biggest photo marketplace in French-speaking Africa

AFROPX , an online marketplace for African visual content such as photos, videos and illustrations founded by Célia Grémy from France, Jean Dabany from Gabon, Arsène Goma-Kick from Congo-Brazzaville, Mouhamadou Diallo from... Read more »
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This New Startup Will Use Banana Fiber To Make Sanitary Pads

While others complain about problems other people looks for solutions to solve those problems. This was the case with three Technology graduates from Massachusetts Institute. Three brilliant ladies developed a biodegradable sanitary... Read more »

DotConnectAfrica announces the 2016/17 winners of the Miss.Africa Seed Funding

Abo Coders, Nigeria wins the grand prize of Five Thousand United States Dollars (5000 USD) while Bahir Dar University STEM Center, Ethiopia and Ubongo Game Lab, Zambia are both winners of the... Read more »

South Africa’s EmptyTrips, an ‘Uber’ for cargo aims to go global to tackle the $8.1 trillion+ logistics industry

South Africa’s  EmptyTrips, an open marketplace paired with smart algorithms to match demand and supply of cargo transport is using smart-mapped spaces to reduce wastage on moving vehicles to offer cost-savings and... Read more »

GetRooms launches to be a hostel ‘Airbnb’ for travellers and students in Ghana

GetRooms, an online room booking platform for students and travellers has launched in Ghana in a move expected to simplify the student hostel booking process which is majorly offline and undisrupted while... Read more »