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...

Gumtree South Africa appoints new GM as Johan Nel moves to OLX Group

Gumtree South Africa has appointed Claire Cobbledick as General Manager replacing Johan Nel who has moved to OLX Group as its commercial Director: Asia,...

How to leverage tech to eliminate Intermediaries in the supply chain, drive efficiencies &...

  According to a survey by Brandshop in 2016, 90% of US consumers prefer to buy goods directly from the manufacturer if they could. Globally,...

Data Integrated Limited addressing challenges facing the “First Mile” of financial inclusion

  Data Integrated Limited (DIL) is among the MEST Africa challenge winners for East Africa with other three companies. The four companies are headed to...

As a Startup, clients don’t trust your ability to handle large sums of money-Founder...

  Triple Cord is one of the fast growing companies in the Information Technology world in Kenya. The company has a number of solutions for...

Salah Goss appointed new head of Mastercard Labs for Financial Inclusion

Mastercard announced today that Salah Goss has been appointed as Head of the Mastercard Labs for Financial Inclusion, based in Nairobi, Kenya. Salah brings extensive experience...

Women Entrepreneurs encouraged to apply for World Bank Group’s “SDGs&Her Competition”

All 193 United Nations member countries signed in approval of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in a collective effort to “create the future...

Ushahidi co-founder Juliana Rotich to head BASF East Africa office

With hundreds of crowns for her tech leadership, Kenya's Juliana Rotich has been selected to head global chemical firm BASF office on the East...

African Women-Focused Tech Startups Urged to Apply for She Loves Tech 2018 Global Competition

Top global startup competition focused on women and technology, She Loves Tech is calling all women impact and women-led tech startups for its 2018 Global...

Janngo raises €1m in seed funding to shape digital ecosystems in Africa

Abidjan startup Janngo has raised €1 million seed funding to launch and grow new digital platforms targeting African SMEs while creating tech-enabled jobs at...

General Electric starts local campaign to get more Kenyan Girls into Science and Technology

General Electric (GE) and Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) are working with Kids Comp Camp in Kenya to get more girls interested in careers...

MainOne to invest $20m in Cote d’Ivoire for provision of wholesale connectivity services

MainOne is set to invest $20m in Cote d’Ivoire for provision of wholesale connectivity services after it secured a license to operate in the country. The $20m...

Egypt mass transit app SWVL Raises $8 Million In Series A Funding

SWVL, Egyptian app-based mass transit system just raised $8 million in Series A funding, setting a new record for the largest round of funding to...

Egypt based Skolera simplifying management of schools

  Skolera is a unified learning platform that allows teachers to deliver streamlined and integrated learning to students, and can interact with students and parents....