The Innovation Africa Digital Summit Held In Ethiopia Hopes ICT Will End Poverty

The 11th Innovation Africa Digital Summit attended by ministers, policy makers, regulators, service providers, end users, finance companies and international agencies in a move...

Top Five African Startups To Watch

Africa's startup ecosystem is growing and booming day by day leading to massive competition to for users, seed or VC money and clients for...

Twitter Turns Seven Today | Says Thank You For Creativity

Since the launch of Twitter 7 years ago, today the company has grown to over 200 million active users with 400 million tweets being...

YouTube Hits 1 Billion Monthly Users

Founded in February 2005 and after 8 years in operation today YouTube announced it has hit a billion unique active users monthly since its...

Kenya’s PesaPal Signs Up Over 12,000 Schools | Wants To Automate School Fees Payments

PesaPal has announced that is has signed up over 12000 schools to its School Pay service making it possible for parents to pay their...

Mobile Number Portability Commences In Nigeria

The communication Commission of Nigeria has announced that the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) programme which had been planned for June last year but...

Facebook Wants You To Log In | Firm Testing New Reminder To Update Profiles

Facebook is reportedly running a small test of a new notification that reminds users to post something to their profiles if they haven’t been...

Kenya’s Democracy On Trial Goes Online | To Allow Free Flow Of Information

Kenya's Democracy on Trial, a movement associated with Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka and the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD)...

Tecno Partners With Zalego To Reward Top App Developers

Tecno and Zalego are working together to reward the best entries in the Afmobi developer challenge this Saturday. Zalego Ltd is a technology solutions firm...

New Telecoms Firm Launches In SA | Promises The Best For Its Clients

A new telecommunications firm called Tele Enterprise has launched in South Africa to provide voice, data, virtual PBX and cellular CUG to OTT solutions. The...

Developing Story:Microsoft & Partners In Bribery Allegations Over Deals In China, Romania & Italy

Microsoft Corp. and its partners are facing bribery accusations for business deals in China, Romania and Italy. The firm has been accused of promising or...

Four Kenyans To Be Charged For Social Media Hate Speech

Kenya's social media has been awash with tribal dirt after the disputed March 4 general elections with supporters of either parties engaging in war...

Top 5 Tech Millionaires To Watch In Africa

Most startup founders dream to scale their ventures into millions and probably have a good exit. In Africa a few founders are on the...

ZANTEL Launches MIMINA, A Promotion Offering Its Subscribers Free Calls, Internet and SMS

Zanzibar Telecom Ltd. (ZANTEL) has launched a promotion dubbed ’MIMINA’ a platform which will allow subscribers to enjoy free calls for some minutes across...

Egypt Signs 5 MoUs With India On IT, Cyber Security, Space & Education |...

New Delhi Tuesday visiting Egyptian President Dr. Mohamed Morsy and India's Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh signed five MoUs and two agreements covering cyber...

Google Street View Takes Hiking Fans To Mount Kilimanjaro & Three Others

  The Google expedition team led by Dan Fredinburg has announced that users can now explore Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Mt. Aconcagua in South America, Mount...

Nigeria’s Mobile Number Portability Commences March 25,NCC

Saturday March 16, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announced the awaited Mobile Number Portability (MNP) starts March 25, a day earlier than its initial...

Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania Seeks To Upgrade Its ATMs.

The Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania has announced plans to expand and upgrade its automated teller machines (ATMs) network in strategic locations, including those...

Pamoja Launches Vision To Cultivate Cloud Services Market For Africa

In what is a step closer to establishing a premier Cloud services marketplace for Africa, Pamoja, the Cloud services business unit of Pan-African ICT...

Orange Launches The First Ever 3G+ Internet In Central African Republic

Orange Telecommunications Company has introduced the first ever 3G+ network in Central African Republic. Patrick Benon,CEO of Orange Central Africa Republic,said, "Orange is now the...

Yum.co.ke Delivers Your Food In Just 45 Minutes

Are you hungry? Need food delivered to your doorstep? Yum.co.ke,  a local Kenyan startup founded by Jake Goldberg and Mike Hudson from personal experience.They...

Forget Google Reader | The Vatican Is Going Digital

July 1 2013, Google reader will be no more, just forget it! Religion is known for its historic manuscripts and artifacts and everything ancient but...

Samsung Africa Launches Solar Powered Health Care Initiative

Samsung Electronics Company Africa today launched a Solar Powered Health Centre model at its 2013 Samsung Africa Forum in Cape Town, South Africa....

Zimbabwe Mobile Operators To Pay More For A New Operating licence

Mobile operators in zimbabwe will be charged USD180 million as compared to the current charges at US $100 million to $180 million...

The African Development Bank Launches Open Data Platforms For 20 African Countries

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched Open Data Platforms  for the following 20 African countries: Algeria, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo,...

Google Pays $7M Over Wi-Fi Data Harvesting Lawsuit

Google has been fined US$7 million for mining user data over Wi-fi networks minus their consent during its Street  View service between 2008 and...

Eliademy, Finland’s Free Online Classroom Launches In Nigeria To Make Education Accessible To All

Eliademy, an 100% free online classroom for educators and students giving them ability to create, share and manage courses is live in Nigeria.Banking on...

Michelle Obama’s Financial Information Accessed & Made Public By Hackers

US  President Barack Obama has confirmed that his wife's financial information was hacked into and made public by a group of hackers. Obama told US...

Schneider Electric Launches The BipBop Electrification Project In Cameroon

Schneider Electric, the market leader in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, inaugurated the BipBop electrification project in the village of...

Egypt To Offer ICT Training To Fresh Graduates

Plans are underway for the ICT Ministry of Egypt to award a tender for a specialised ICT training programme to students in...