mapIT With Integrat Announce Their First Devevelopers Day in Kenya On deCarta LBS...

As a follow on from the last successful mapIT Developers Day held in October 2012, SA based mapIT and its Kenyan partner Integrat, a mobile...

African Development Bank Heavily Funding Geothermal Power in East Africa

A new report from the AfDB says nearly 7 million tonnes CO2 emissions have been saved and over one million new electricity connections have...

Ghana:NHIS To Introduce Biometric ID Card

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Ghana to introduce biometric identity cards which will be issued instantly at the point of registration to subscribers. NHIS...

Visa Has Launced A New Plug-and-Play Mobile Money Platform

Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, banks and governments has launched a new plug-and-play mobile money platform targeting financial...

SA’s Accsys Wants You To Start Your Payroll Career Now | Here Is How

Accsys, a member of the Business Connexion Group (BCX) and national supplier of people management software and hardware solutions within the HR, payroll and...

Microsoft YouthSpark Initiative To Create Opportunities For Over 300 Million Youth In Africa To...

Today, Microsoft Corp.,  announced its ongoing commitment to driving opportunities for African youth through its YouthSpark initiative. Unemployment remains rife on the African continent. With...

This Is Why Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 W04 Partnered With BlackBerry 10

The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team competes in the FIA Formula One World Championship and is based at the team's Operations Center in...

Multichoice Kenya Launches A Weekly Rewards Promo | Winners Take Home Ksh 600K

Multichoice Kenya today launched a rewards promo at Nailab which saw Chris Mugambi a doctor by profession win 600,000kshs. The company has started a weekly...

Safaricom Beats Global Giants To Be On Fast Company’s List of World’s 50 Most...

Safaricom has beat tech giants Google, Apple, Yahoo and Microsoft to be among the top ten most innovative companies for 2013 according to a...

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...