Following their launch in Nigeria two years ago, the ride-sharing app, Uber Inc., today is supporting local Nigerian business by uniting with the community to help Nuli Juice continue its operations. On Thursday Uber will assist by delivering a combo deal to the doorsteps of Nuli fans . On Thursday, between 8am...
A report published by independent watchdog organization Freedom House titled “Silencing the Messenger: Communication Apps under Pressure.” has revealed that in Africa, only South Africa and Kenya had complete Internet freedom in 2016. Out of a score of 100, South Africa and Kenya rank at 25 and 29 respectively. Internet penetration in South Africa is...
With their on-going 90 days free TV viewing customer proposition, Wananchi Group’s home entertainment brand Zuku TV Satellite, on Sunday announced a slash in prices of its kit by 28,000 UGX signaling 16% price reduction. Effective 1st October, 2016, Zuku full kit will retail for only 142,000 UGX from 170,000 UGX to enable more customers to...
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 out by a Ugandan graduate - Brian Turyabagye, who has come up with a biomedical smart jacket that...
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 industries and from around the world. An opportunity to maximize market share by building connections with African customers...
Menlo Park-based social networking firm, Facebook Inc. celebrated the achievements and products of its growing African developers and partner ecosystem at its recent ended annual F8 Developer Conference. African developers shared the stage with Facebook and developers from around the world, showcasing innovative products and services they have created for their...
General Electric, is paving the way for industrial digital transformation in East Africa with the GE East Africa Roadshow which was held in Kenya at the Villa Rosa Kempinski Hotel. The event is gathering key players in the digital space including GE Digital experts, Microsoft, Safaricom, iHub and Seven Seas for...
The DSTv Eutelsat Start Award a product of a partnership between Eutelsat and MultiChoice Africa, aims to stimulate interest in Science and Technology to inspire innovative thinking among secondary and high schools across the continent in 42 countries. In their sixth annual competition, MultiChoice Uganda today announced the winners of the...
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 with a full startup development boot camp covering ideation, product development, marketing, customer acquisition and funding. The boot...
Dubbed as the Number One E-commerce platform in Africa, Africa Internet Group, now Jumia, has one of their brand, Jumia Travel launch a 'web version' for its previously launched Extranet Jumia App, the Web Extranet; allowing hotel managers to confirm & view their incoming Jumia Travel reservations, change their rates and update...