M-Shule raises undisclosed funding from Engineers Without Borders to deploy its platform across Africa

Kenya’s M-Shule, an edtech startup using SMS to deploy tailored education content for children in Sub-Saharan Africa has raised undisclosed funding from Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB) to take its mobile learning... 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 »

SheFarms is raising $8.2K to supply female farmers in Ghana with smartphones & farming software

Amsterdam-based SheFarms is raising $8.2K to supply 120 female farmers in Ghana with smartphones to open up more local and international markets for their products as majority of other businesses go digital.  Founded... Read more »

1 Day to Left for Startups to Apply to the Ksh 2 Million Equity Free HiiL Innovating Justice’s Challenge

In a few hours, the application round for HiiL Innovating Justice’s 2017 Awards will close and the best startups or startup ideas  stand a chance to take home up to 2 million... Read more »