Inside DireTube-Ethiopia’s Answer To YouTube

A team of internet entrepreneurs in Ethiopian are making sure their counterparts in the Diaspora have up to date news via a video sharing...

Kenya’s AfroVumbua Wants To Connect Early Stage Entreprenuers To Investors Globally

AfroVumbua, an online professional and social network that helps connect early stage African innovators with investors and other innovators across the globe is set...

Rocket Internet’s FoodPanda Targeting 3 Billion Customers | Launches iOS & Android Mobile Apps...

After rolling out into 12 new countries in emerging markets, Foodpand/ Hellofood has  launched in Argentina and Venezuela in a move to further expand...

Habari News App Goes Live On Apple’s App Store To Help The Kenyan Diaspora...

Habari News App, an in-depth East-Africa news aggregator is now live on the Apple App Store on Kenya's election day to help as many...

CEO Weekends:Kenya’s Evans Kigen On Why He Is Building Kenya’s Facebook For Students

Evans Kigen, a Moi University student, one Kenya's biggest universities is set to launch a social network dubbed VibeCampo.com in a bid to connect...

CEO Weekends: Zavivi.com’s Edith Mbaya On Building East Africa’s IKEA Like Go To Online...

  Zavivi.com is an online store that gives shoppers the convenience of online shopping, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day and purchase almost...

CEO Weekends: Meka.ug’s Collins Mugume & Madra David On Why Price Comparison Is Awesome

You have probably heard of or used South Africa's PriceCheck,an item price comparison application. Two dudes in Kampala have launched a price comparison site...

CEO Weekends: Kenya’s Young Scholar Launches The Positive Press Agency To Change The Face...

Today March 2, Kenya's version of the Good News Network goes live in a move the founder says will change the face of Africa...

Eskimi & Nigeria’s Tiketmobile Partner To Bring Bus Tikets To Mobile Phones

Eskimi and Tiketmobile have partnered to bring bus tikets to the mobile phone. Tiketmobile provides an easy and convenient means for travellers to find,...

Nigeria’s Eventiso Wants To Manage & Automate Your Event With Online Ticketing-Really Fast

Eventiso is the fastest way to manage online ticketing, registration, and automate promotion for all your events with your own brands website. Useful to...

Homestrings Wants You To Invest Back Home Regardless Of The Distance

Homestrings is an investment platform that facilitates Diaspora investments into their own communities instead of just sending money or occasional help. According to the team,...

Kenya’s Anza.co.ke Wants To Disrupt The Real Estate Market | Here Is Their Game...

Anza.co.ke is a real estate search portal promising to to dramatically change the real estate  sector in Kenya by being the go to online...

TrueAfricanArt.com Helping African Painters & Artists Sell Their African Art To The World

Launched October 2009, True African Art .com is the premier online African art paintings gallery store that focuses on original, one of a kind,...

Kenya’s FarmBizAfrica.com Educating Farmers To Up Food Security

Farmbizafrica is an online farming news platform formerly called Webarazafarmer.com, launched April 2010 in a move to educate farmers on high yielding farming practices...

Developing Story: Naspers Buys 50 Percent Of Nigeria’s Konga.com

Konga.com, Nigeria's online e-commerce megastore selling electronics, home appliances and accessories and delivering them countrywide has sold 50 percent of its shares to Naspers...

88mph Accelerated HiviSasa.com Calls It A Day Today | Why A Website Is Not...

Hivisasa.com is was an online county based newspaper with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya with an aim to be the premier online breaking news provider...

CEO Weekends:Oluwafemi Taiwo Of PrivateProperty.com.ng Talks The Future Of Real Estate In Nigeria

PrivateProperty.com.ng is an online platform where anyone can search for properties for sale and to rent in Nigeria. The portals launched November 2011 and...

Kenya’s eLimu & The Kuyu Project Founders To Rock It At SXSW Global Festival

Nivi Mukherjee, founder of eLimu, a Kenyan primary school education technology startup that utilizes tablets to make learning more interactive, fun and effective for...

Tanzania’s mRsuhwa To Use Mobile Phones As Weapons Against Corruption

  Unveiled late last year by  Tanzania’s Deputy Minister for Communication, Science & Technology and Bumbuli Member of Parliament Hon. January Makamba, mRushwa is a...

Old Mutual’s i-INVEST Aiming At 1 Million Clients By End Of Year | Who...

Launched June 2012, Old Mutual's i-Invest is aiming at having one million users by year end. The service which allows for one to invest as...

Bumbou.com Wants To Showcase Your African Business To The World

Bumbou.com  was created two years ago by a young Senegalese based in the North of France. His site, open to global companies interested in...

Apps4Africa 2012 Winners Announced | Each Team Takes Home $10K

Apps4Africa has today announced the Apps4Africa 2012 winners. The three include Uganda's Ffene which took home $ 10,000, Ghana's SliceBiz with $ 10,000 and Nigeria's...

Afrinolly Crosses 2 Million Plus Downloads | Says Thank You To Fans!

Afrinolly, which wants to put news about movies, music and celebrities in Africa on mobile has today hit over 2 million plus downloads and...

The PropertyGuide.Co.Ke Wants To Change Kenya’s Property Market For Good

Real estate in big in the Kenya, stats show that it has been the most profitable sector for over a decade. Now youth are moving...

Nigeria’s SnookBase Releases An iPad App, Launches A Mobile Web Version & Makes User...

SnookBase, an online TV platform that let's one search, create a playlist,save and watch their favourite African videos for free has revamped its interface...

Meet Rocket Internet’s Jumia Kenya Crew | Electronics & Fashion Accessories Ready For Sale

We told you about Jumia Kenya late January here and we assigned a dedicated reporter to follow up on when the firm is beginning...

Hellofood.co.ke Wants You To Eat Yummy Foods From A Restaurant Near You Conveniently

Rocket Internet's Hellofood is a new  online delivery service  in Kenya, managed by a group of problem solvers, designers, thinkers and tinkers to provide...

Rocket Internet’s Paymill Receives Additional Funding From US-based Blumberg Capital

  Paymill, the innovative payment service provider, secured an additional funding of Blumberg Capital, bringing the total capital raised between Blumberg, Sunstone and Holzbrinck well...

Kenya’s Buni TV Partners With Senegal’s AfricaFilms.tv To Take Over The African VOD...

 Buni TV  has today announced a partnership with AfricanFilms.tv that is expected to revolutionise Africa's Video On Demand space on the continent and among...

DJoss TV To Help Evaluate Kenyan Presidential Candidates In The First Ever Live Presidential...

As the first ever presidential debate starts, DJossTV, a real-time TV show startup for interactive comments says it is enabling users worldwide to watch...