Category: Tech Report

Team Gambia Grabs First Place At The 2019 Pan-African Robotics Competition

The fourth Pan-African Robotics Competition was held in Ghana at the alluring Central University Campus Miotso. The 4 day event which kicked off on the 3rd of July and ended…

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AirtelTigo seals deal with Huawei on a $30 Million Network Modernization Project

Telecom operator AirtelTigo is partnering with Huawei Technologies on a US$30 million network modernization project aimed to provide faster internet experience to customers. Through this partnership, AirtelTigo is living up…

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Africa’s Chipper Cash convinces Joe Montana to join in $2.4 million seed round

The African no-fee, cross-border payment startup Chipper Cash has raised a $2.4 million seed round led by Deciens Capital. The payments company also persuaded 500 Startups and Liquid 2 Ventures…

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Tizeti Launches Voice Calling Service – WifiCall.ng

Nigerian ISP leader Tizeti has launched an unlimited voice service app for Android and iOS mobile devices - WifiCall.ng. Targeted at both individuals and businesses, users will be able to…

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Google’s first AI lab in Africa opens for business in Ghana.

Google has opened an Artifical Intelligence research laboratory in Accra, Ghana, the first of its kind in Africa following its initial announcement in June 2018. The new lab will use…

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MEST Africa and Microsoft announce 2019 Pan-African Tech Summit in Nairobi

MEST Africa, the Pan-African entrepreneurial training program, seed fund and incubator, has officially announced its fourth annual MEST Africa Summit, in collaboration with Microsoft. The 3-day event will take place…

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Kobo360 Officially Launches in Ghana

Kobo360, one of the fastest growing technology companies in Africa focused on the logistics/ supply chain framework, has officially widened its operations to Ghana as part of its Pan-African expansion.…

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Kobo360 to Launch in Ghana and Kenya

Kobo360, the technology logistics platform, yesterday announced that it will expand operations into Accra, Ghana and Nairobi, Kenya. The announcement follows recent news that the company launched in Lome, Togo…

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Forbes And BusyInternet Launch Forbes8, A Digital Video Network In Ghana Designed To Inspire The Country’s Burgeoning Entrepreneurial Community

Forbes and BusyInternet yesterday  announced the availability of Forbes8, a digital network that features more than 2,000 videos designed to inspire every aspect of an entrepreneur’s journey. BusyInternet has for the past…

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Two African Start-Ups – Kenya’s MumsVillage and Sierra Leone’s Mosabi make it to Gray Matters Capital’s GMC Calibrator

Two African Start-Ups – Nairobi (Kenya) based parenting website MumsVillage and Sierra Leone headquartered animated content provider for financial inclusion- Mosabi have been selected to participate in Gray Matters Capital’s…

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Techpreneur Roundup: New fiber optics in Africa Is Bound To Make An Impact In Your Business 2019

Once again we bring to you the best tech startup updates from around the globe and especially Africa. In this episode of Tech Roundup sponsored by techpreneurmag, we take a…

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Microsoft opens data centers in Africa with intelligent cloud services

Microsoft has announced the opening of its first data centres in Africa, with the general availability of Azure from the new cloud regions in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa.…

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MTN and Ericsson extend mobile money partnership in Africa.

A new five year contract extension has been signed between MTN and Ericsson to deploy new contracts and provide Managed Services for Mobile Money services in 13 countries across Africa…

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Techpreneur Roundup E02 -International Telecoms invest in African EdTech

International Telecoms invest in African EdTech Telecoming, the European technology company specialised in direct carrier billing, expands its operations across Africa, by taking on new local edutainment content. After closing…

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Regional finalists for the MEST Africa Challenge 2019 announced!

MEST Africa announces the 50 companies chosen to compete in the regional finals of their second annual MEST Africa Challenge, the Pan-African pitch competition. The five regional winners will be…

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