Winner of Entrepreneurship Award Lazaro Mwakipesile Tanzania 2015. Photo Credit: AFIF

Finalists for the AFIF Entrepreneurship Award 2017 Announced

Out of the 51 projects from around Africa, Six innovative projects from Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania have been nominated as finalists for the Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) Entrepreneurship...
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Ethiopia set to Hold the 5th Annual Africa Business Forum for the Second Time

The Africa Business Forum has become one of the most important bi-annual gatherings in Africa and the Middle East, presents an invaluable opportunity for investors to connect with clients from across...
Kenya's Communications Authority to take tough measures on unregistered simcards. Image Credit: bagu.org

Kenya’s Communications Authority to Take Tough Measures on Unregistered SIM cards

According to reports from Standard Newspaper, Kenya's Communications Authority (CA) is to implement tough measures governing the use of mobile phones in the country ahead of the 2017 general elections. The CA...

Kenya’s Communications Authority Website Restored After it Was Hacked

According to reports by AllAfrica, Communications Authority (CA) of Kenya Website was yesterday hacked into by Anonplus, which is part of Anonymous hacker Group. Anonymous defines Anonplus as a "new social...

Forbes 30Under30 Entrepreneur Launches the First Digital Accelerator in Africa

In an effort to increase exposure of African startups to global investors and resources, Africa Startup Ecosystem announced the launch of the first digital accelerator for the region. The accelerator program begins...

Here are the Five African Inventions to Look out for this Year

2017! we hope to see and expect much more this year, ranging from innovation, to tech, to fintech, and so forth. Earlier this week, we mentioned one innovation that was carried...

Despite IT Boom, over 90% of Africa Has No Internet Access

The Internet is one of the most important enablers of social development and education. While Internet services have been quite phenomenal in the rest of the world, access to the Internet...
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Cybercriminals target African countries with ransomware

Check Point has revealed that five African nations were among the top 10 most-attacked countries in November as cybercriminals made increasing use of ransomware attacks using the Locky and Cryptowall viruses. Botswana...

Lagos to host CashlessAfrica Expo 2017 under theme “The future of finance”

Digital disruption is shifting the balance stay of power in financial services and influencing the way, millions of people bank their money, make payments, remittances and more, in a continent where...
UNESCO-MARS 2016 Award winners: (L-R) front row - Maria Nabaggala, Martha Zewdie, Constantine Asahngwa, Patricia Rantshabeng, Rogomenoma Ouedraogo, Lamin Cham, Tinashe Nyazika, Beatrice Nyagol, together with Prof. Yifru Berhane; Minister of Health, Ethiopia, Prof. Dr Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp; Chairman Merck KG, Prof. Afework Kassu Gizaw; Minister of Science and Technology, Ethiopia, Ahmed Fahmi; Program Director, UNESCO, and Rasha Kelej; Chief Social Officer, Merck Healthcare. Image Credit: APO

Uganda Ranked in the top Five Places at the Merck Africa Women Research Award...

Merck gives back to African society through building research and cancer care capacity focused on empowering African women in the research and oncology field dedicated to women health. Following the success of...
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Finalists for the AFIF Entrepreneurship Award 2017 Announced

Out of the 51 projects from around Africa, Six innovative projects from Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania have been nominated as finalists for the...