Akon to buy 50% of Senegal-based African music download service Musik Bi

US rap icon Akon born Aliaune Badara Thiam, is buying Musik Bi,a Senegalese music download service with more than 200 internationally famous musicians, majority of them young rappers, jazz artists and Christian... Read more »

Enel Green Power & Seedstars Launch Africa Energy Track Challenge to Identify Innovative Energy Access Startups in Africa

Enel Green Power, a renewable energies division of Italy’s Enel Group has partnered with Seedstars World to establish the Africa Energy Track challenge to identify innovative startups in the field of electricity... Read more »

Ushahidi confirms sexual harassment claims, taking its time to investigate

In an unsigned statement from Ushahidi, the firm  says it’s fully aware of the alleged sexual harassment claim and is investigating the matter to make sure both parties are heard and then... Read more »

Kukua educational games set to launch in Africa to make learning more like Angry Birds

Kukua, a game-based learning startup based in San Francisco is building mobile games to make learning fun and exciting to help kids in low-income areas learn theories and concepts and be at... Read more »

Accused Ushahidi executive was once accused of online harassment more than ten years ago

Old and forgotten Internet archives from Mashada, a web forum run by David Kobia, an Ushahidi co-founder and board member show what could have been a bitter exchange between an unamed Kenyan... Read more »

Kenya’s Ushahidi reportedly protecting its senior executive accused of sexual harassment

For a company helping other people and organizations report incidents of violence, harassment and crime, it could be so ironical that Ushahidi is mum about internal cases of alleged sexual harassment by... Read more »

Kenya’s Sanivation receives $ 4,600 in funding from Chivas Regal to install free toilets in homes

Kenya’s Sanivation, has received $ 4,635.54 in funding from Chivas Regal to improve the dignity, health and the environment of urban communities in East Africa by providing clean, safe and efficient sanitation... Read more »