Safaricom’s Be Your Own Boss reality show refuses to die, launches more verticals to immerse the youth

Safaricom’s youth focused sub-brand Blaze has launched the second season of  its youth focused reality show BLAZE Be Your Own Boss (BYOB) to reach more youth to join and remain loyal to... Read more »

Here are the startups pitching at Nailab’s Leap2 pitch event next week

The Nailab, LEAP², Close the Gap and 1%Club will hold their Leap2 Pitch event at the Nailab on 4th July 2017 to identify young entrepreneurs and give their innovation a boost by... Read more »

South Africa’s Feenix.org is to students what Kickstarter is to startups

Feenix.org aims to break the cycle of poverty in South Africa by connecting students to donors locally or globally to contribute to their education in Africa’s second biggest economy but most advanced... Read more »

Africa Science Week aims to recalibrate innovation in Kenya

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung has launched the NEF Africa Science Week in Nairobi, Kenya and... Read more »

Applications to the Equity Free £250,000 GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund to Close in 3 Weeks

Applications to the equity free £250,000 GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund close on July 16, 2017  and startups, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are encouraged to apply. The GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator... Read more »

Kenya’s FarmDrive among 10 nominees shortlisted for Innovation Prize for Africa 2017

Kenya’s FarmDrive, a financial technology company that collects data and provides an alternative risk assessment model for small holder farmers to improve access to finance is among the top 10 nominees set... Read more »

Verizon completes acquisition of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer resigns with $260m paycheck

Verizon has completed its acquisition of Yahoo! Inc and has combined Yahoo assets with its existing AOL business to create a new subsidiary, Oath, a diverse house of more than 50 media... Read more »