Meet Tatenda Ndambakuwa The Woman Helping Farmers Through An App Development

Many people use technology as a way of building corporate companies but most are not driven by a passion to solve problems or address...

Silicon Valley Bank Head of Early Stage Ventures to Deliver Keynote at DEMO Africa

Silicon Valley trailblazer and Head of Early Stage Ventures at Silicon Valley Bank, Ms. Claire Lee will deliver the first keynote at the DEMO Africa...

Meet The Woman Behind One Of The Biggest Computer Software Companies In Kenya

Being a woman in the workplace is already challenging enough but being a woman in the tech industry seems almost impossible. However, Dorcas Muthoni begun...

Meet The Woman Who Brought Digital Platforms To Children In Ghana

Josephine Marie Godwyll knew that young children in Ghana were not getting the education they deserved. Due to the challenges children faced in rural...

BitPesa, SBI Remit Partner for Blockchain Cross-Border Payments Between Japan And Africa

BitPesa, a digital foreign exchange and payment platform that leverages blockchain settlement to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to...

As Uber, Taxify Strike Over Poor Rates, An Nisa Launches to Take Women &...

  “What a man can do, a woman can do even better.” Are you in tune with this statement? The Taxi sector has become very...

Medical device startup nabs $1.2m for on-demand access to blood in Africa

Three billion dollars is spent on blood each year across Africa and yet there is a 50% shortage of the blood needed. Sisu Global, an...

Meet The Ugandan Woman Who Brought Affordable Eye Care To Children Using The Power...

Being able to see is a basic norm to most of us. However, there are still many people who have been unable to access affordable...

Visa Appoints Marianne Mwaniki as Senior Vice President of Social Impact

Visa has appointed Marianne Mwaniki as senior vice president of social impact, with responsibility for the company’s comprehensive strategy in the areas of financial...

4 Best Free Weight Loss Apps For Women

Weight loss is one of the key problems that most women have. You probably had resolutions at the beginning of the year when you had...

Omobola Johnson joins Web Foundation’s Board of Directors

Former Nigeria ICT Minister Omobola Johnson has joined Board of Directors at Web Foundation effective November 1st 2018 to provide invaluable guidance for the Web Foundation...

British PM Theresa May gives $72m for battery storage technology in South Africa

As part of her trip to South Africa to deepen the UK’s business, trading, diplomatic and research partnerships with the country, the Prime Minister...

Ghana’s Bloom Impact is digitizing access to finance for small African businesses

92% of all Ghanaian businesses are MSMEs and they provide 70% of the GDP.  They rate efficient, transparent access to finance as their top problem. Bloom Impact,a social...

Sisters Create An App That Will Connect Women To Sanitary Towels

One of the most ignored issues with women is the monthly cycle. We live in ignorance forgetting that there are very many women who do...

Mimba Bora App Can Now Help You Monitor Your Pregnancy

When a woman is experiencing her first pregnancy everything is new, she is mostly worried about her unborn baby. The fuss for a first time...

How Himama App Is Helping Kenyan Parents Track Their Kids

In a world where both mother and father have a lot to do, it is easy to get overwhelmed. Parents are one of the busiest...

App That Will Help Women In Abusive Relationships Set To Launch In Kenya

A known fact is that most women suffer in silence in abusive relationships. Many women wonder how they will leave their abusive partners because they...

Meet The South African Woman Who Provides Geospatial Data Management To Industries

When most people find a market gap the most they do is talk about it but they don't do anything beyond that. However, it is...
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Meet The Woman Who Is Building Ghana’s Biggest Solar Farm

The African business culture is usually to build an idea which they eventually sell. It stops at creating a brilliant startup but not investing in...

Meet The Four Girls Who Created A Pee-Powered Generator

Sometimes even putting a bulb is a bit of challenge, but apparently not for these four African girls. At only 14 and 15 these four...

4 Apps Every Woman Should Own

People tend to assume that women don't know how to use tech but I disagree. Perhaps we don't utilize our phones as much as we...

Nigeria’s ColdHubs, Rwanda’s MeshPower &  Kenya’s Agsol receive funding from Microsoft’s Airband Grant Fund

  Nigeria's ColdHubs, Rwanda's MeshPower &  Kenya's Agsol receive funding from Microsoft’s  third annual Airband Grant Fund for using TV white spaces and other technologies to expand...

Meet The Kenyan Teenage Girls Who Created An App To End FGM

The battle to end FGM has not been easy, every helpful organization you could think of has tried to stop the problem but the...

Women and girl-led innovation festival #sheinnovates Africa to hold in Cape Town

Calling all aspiring female innovators, entrepreneurs and future leaders! The first-ever #sheinnovates Festival for Africa has reached our shores and will create an exciting...

Meet Faraja Nyalandu Founder of Shule Direct, a Tanzanian Edtech Startup

It is a fact that whenever women start something in tech it is mostly an empowering program. Faraja Nyandulu is the founder of Shule Direct...

Best Free Period Tracking Apps

You honestly don't need to mentally torture yourself trying to remember your menstrual cycle when you can get a period tracker. Technology is best used...

Meet The Woman Who Owns An Online Micro Jobs Site For Skilled Manual Workers

Judith Ogwar starter her journey with a simple vision, she wanted to help women and manual workers. Judith's startup is called AkiraChix which is a non...

Miss.Africa Digital Announces the Winners for the 2018 Seed Fund round

The Pan-African trust program of DotConnectAfrica (DCA) today announces the winners of the 2018 Miss.Africa Digital Seed Funding for STEM Programs. Kumasi Hive from Ghana...

Demo Ventures to raise $100m to fund early stage & growth startups across Africa

DEMO Africa has launched DEMO Ventures, an investment arm leveraging on the great successes of Demo Africa over the last 6 years to...

African Women in Technology Conference Takes Place in Nairobi, Kenya This July

The African Women in Technology (AWIT) Conference is scheduled to take place from July 19 - 21, 2018. Hosted yearly by IBOM LLC, the...