Announcing 39 New Acumen Fund Fellows In East Africa & Pakistan

  Acumen Fund has announced its next two cohorts of leaders, from East Africa and Pakistan to join its network of Acumen Fund Fellows.   The fund...

The #SocialKenyans; A Documentary On Social Media By @SocialAfrika

Guest Post By  Muthuri Kinyamu Social networking has become integral to the lives of many (research shows it’s harder to resist than sex). In Kenya...

Somali’s Dahabshiil To Fast-Track Interconnectivity Across The Country

Somali's Dahabshiil, an international funds transfer is on the forefront of spreading tech and innovations in the country in a move to nurture growth...

Kenyan Community Radios Celebrates World Radio Day

UNESCO is honored to recognize the marvel of radio and harness its benefit for the first World Radio Day! World Radio Day in Kenya...

Nigeria Has Over 113million Active Phone Subscriber Lines

According to the latest stats released by Nigeria’s telecom’s regulator, the country’s active telephone subscriber lines stood at 113.1 million as at December 31,...

LIVE: Kenya’s First Ever Presidential Debate Kicks Off | Uhuru Kenyatta Vs Raila Odinga

Now, 7:30PM GMT, the historic, first ever presidential debate towards the March 4th elections are live now, on all TV stations in the country...

Kenya’s Uchaguzi 2013 Launches, As Elections Approach

Today Ushahidi launched Uchaguzi 2013, an election crisis mapping tool in a move the country have a peaceful, free and fair general election. According to...

YouTube Pulled Offline In Egypt Over An Anti-Islam Video

YouTube has been pulled offline for a whole month in Egypt by a ruling from Egypt's administrative court for broadcasting an anti-Islam  and blasphemous...

Ubuntu Smartphones To Start Shipping October This Year

Beginning October 2013 smartphones running on Ubuntu, an open source Ubuntu operating system  founded by South African businessman Mark Shuttleworth, founder and CEO of...

Safaricom Joins Poll Peace Initiative With A 50 Million SMS Donation

Safaricom Limited yesterday announced it had partnered with Sisi ni Amani, a Kenyan peace CBO in a move to leverage on SMS technology to...

Nollywood’s Trend Media City Invites Mentorship For Intelligence Development In Africa

As Nigeria’s cinema industry has steadily surpassed Hollywood over the last decade based on the number of films produced in the country, The Udemba...

Ushahidi Celebrates Its Five Year Anniversary | Build In Africa For The World

Ushahidi is now five years old! The non-profit open source mapping software firm has built tools for democratizing information, increasing transparency and lowering the barriers...

#OpSAfrica, #TeamGhostShell | Anonymous Opens SA Operations With SABC News Hack

Early this year, Anonymous announced the opening of their SA operations, and they are up as they claim the recent SABC news site was...

IBM SmartCamp Finalist:Kenya’s Mobile Decisioning Thinking Of Going Global

Kenya's micro-credit company, Mo De (Mobile Decisioning) emerged a co-winner at the IBM SmartCamp Latin American Regional and is competing to be the IBM...

Kenya Red Cross Partners With Microsoft To Host 5th NGO Connection Day

Thursday February 7, the KenyaRedCross  in partnership with Microsoft will host the fifth NGO Connection Day for peace and emergency preparedness. Themed peace and emergency...

Waabeh Goes Android, Now On Intel inside YOLO Smartphone

Waabeh Audio Marketplace is now available on the Android Marketplace for the Intel YOLO Smartphone. Powered by the Internet, mobile money and good vibes Waabeh...

Intel Education Initiative Equiping Schools In Namibia To Empower Africa

The Intel Education Service Corps (IESC) is a short-term service and career development opportunity for a select group of Intel employees to support the...

Hellofood To Launch iPhone & Android Apps In March | CEO Joe Falter Speaks...

Hellofood.com is a website where customers can order food from their favourite restaurants, in cities across Africa. We operate across the continent, in 6 countries...

Kenya’s High Court Stops CCK From Shutting Royal Media Transmitters

Justice David Majanja of the High Court of Kenya yesterday stopped the Communications Commission Of Kenya (CCK)  from shutting the 18 transmitters run by...

FrontlineSMS Releases Version 2.2 Of Its Browser-Based Software | Fully Integrated With Crowdmap &...

FrontlineSMS, an open-source SMS software used in over 80 countries, has released version 2.2 of its open source software with a custom integration with...

Kenya’s Agricultural Extension Services Go Hi-Tech With Public Video Clinics & Mobile Phones

In a move to produce high quality crops, farmers in Kenya have taken to public video screenings and are learning the farming step by...

K-NET Launches Ultrafast Unlimited Broadband Internet Services Across Sub-Saharan Africa | Up To 8Mbps...

 K-NET , a leading African telecommunications company offering triple-play voice, data and video services across sub-Saharan Africa, yesterday announced a new range of broadband...

Twitter Hacked, Over 250,000 Accounts Accessed | Firm Asks Members To Change Passwords Now

Twitter last week was affected by some security attacks just as the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. The security breaches made Apple...

SEED Samburu Launches An SMS Civic Education Project In Samburu & Turkana Counties

SEED Samburu an non-governmental empowerment organisation through education and development has launched a unique civic education project to inform Samburu and Turkana citizens in...

Zilas PHP Frameworks Build To Develop Dynamic & Static Websites In Kenya

Allan Koskei Kibet and  Mathew Juma Otieno both former Computer Science students at Moi University, Eldoret, ( they graduated in December 6th, 2011) have...

Storyful, Google Partner To Launch Kenyan Election Only YouTube channel

Video is important and especially during elections we all want to follow what's happening in other counties. Now Storyful and Google are launching a dedicated...

BlackBerry 10 Bets On New Multimedia Storefront

BlackBerry  recently announced an updated  BlackBerry® World™ storefront (formally BlackBerry App World™)  before the new BlackBerry 10 smartphones in a move that will give...

Award Winning Nollywood Actress, Kate Henshaw Announed As The New Samsung Ambassador For West...

Kate Henshaw,  41 and an award winning Nollywood actress  has been unveiled as Samsung  2013 brand ambassador, for its mobile division with a plan...

20 Internet Fraudsters Arrested In Nigeria

According to Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), a Nigerian law enforcement agency charged with  investigating money laundering and  financial crimes, headquartered  in...

Digital Revolution & Higher Education | An Infographic

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