Safaricom releases modern plug and play M-PESA APIs to simplify developer integration

Safaricom has finally released modern and easier to use M-PESA Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) with a simplified B2B integration process making it easier for businesses to integrate with M-PESA. Dubbed Daraja, the... Read more »

AkiliPay is a Digital Payment Platform and that Improves Developing Economies

AkiliPay, founded by Juma Kapaya is a FinTech company based in Dar es salaam-Tanzania, established with a vision of helping the economic development of developing economies and improve the living standards of... Read more »

GE’s healthymagination selects 14 African social entrepreneurs addressing maternal & child health into its 2nd cohort

14 organizations have been selected to be in the programme’s second cohort of social entrepreneurs and accelerate maternal health outcomes across Africa with impact areas including, Benin, Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia,... Read more »

Nefrids Africa wins the 2017 Seedstars Dar Es Salaam Edition

Tanzania’s Nefrids Africa, which operates SimuBima, a Mobile Phone Insurance Solution designed to reach as many users across Tanzania using digital channels on July 20th won Seedstars Dar Es Salaam and will... Read more »

Lendable Leading the Way for New Asset Class: Paygo Finance

By Jim Kaddaras, an international lawyer and consultant in the development finance field. Alternative lenders in East Africa are connecting under banked consumers with affordable, asset-backed financing that allows them to own... Read more »

Ideas That Matter: How to Develop the Next Big Thing

Every entrepreneur and startup founder started their companies thinking that they have the best ideas in the world. The rapid growth of startups (and the startup landscape) in Africa is attracting more... Read more »

Here are the 10 Startups to pitch at Seedstars World Dar Es Salaam

Seedstars World, the global early-stage startups competition in partnership with the Swiss Embassy, COSTECH, and the Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) has announced the 10 startups that will pitch at its Dar Es Salaam event... Read more »