Month: July 2018

Andela launches in Rwanda, makes Kigali it’s pan-African talent hub

 Andela, the Nigerian founded pan-African company training software developers has launched in Kigali, Rwanda, its fourth African market in partnership with the Government of Rwanda through the Rwanda Development Board.…

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Google boosts internet access in Nigeria’s biggest cities with free public wifi

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo revealed that Nigeria has partnered with Google and other service providers to boost internet connectivity in the country. Speaking at the Google for Nigeria in…

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WhatsApp is limiting forwarding messages to five chats to curb spread of fake news

WhatsApp is limiting forwarding of messages from contacts in a move to curb the spread of fake news, hate speech among other things according to an announcement the Facebook-owned firm…

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6 ways the construction industry can build for the future

Over the past decade, digital technologies have transformed whole industries, ushering in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Social media platforms and on-demand streaming services from start-ups such as Facebook, Spotify and…

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DHL & MallforAfrica launch marketplaceAfrica.com to fuel its pan-African delivery business

DHL and MallforAfrica have launched a new platform, Marketplace Africa, to help online retailers bring African-made products to the US and global market. The site offers items from the continent’s most…

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The Future of Sex: How Intimacy is Transforming

Technology is pushing human sexuality into uncharted terrain. It’s transforming how we express love and intimacy, and holds tremendous potential for deeper emotional and physical connections. While everyone stands to…

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Nigeria Customs adopts Oracle’s new Blockchain service

Nigeria Customs is among the first organizations that have taken up Oracle’s newly launched  Blockchain Cloud Service promising organizations to easily build blockchain networks to drive more secure and efficient transactions…

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5 Most Innovative startups in Kenya

Kenya has positioned itself as one of the most prominent startup destinations in Africa. With the rise of innovation hubs and accelerator programs in Kenya, there has been great growth…

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Ghana’s Redbird HealthTech Secures $250K Funding From Atlanta-Based Investor

US impact investor Gray Matters Capital has invested up “to $250 000” in Ghanaian medical diagnostics startup Redbird Health Tech. The American impact investor with a gender focus whose mission is…

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Nigeria’s Publiseer Joins MIT’s Solve Global Challenges

Based in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MIT Solve Global Challenges is a business incubator that promotes solutions from tech entrepreneurs. It does that with the aim of addressing…

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Paystack and Truecaller Partnership allows More Businesses in Africa to Accept Online Payments

Paystack has collaborated with Truecaller to allow more African merchants to accept online payments. The payments will be made easily and securely. These will be possible by making use of…

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Smart cities in Africa start with smart broadband infrastructure

With over half the world’s population currently living in urban metropoles and an estimated three million people moving into cities every week, it’s safe to say that the concept of…

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