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JUST IN: Internet Blocked in Bamenda Regions of Cameroon

Of recent, Ethiopia’s authorities were restricting access of internet to it's people leaving many of them frustrated. An Amnesty International report then accused the Ethiopian government of systematically and illegally blocking access to social media in...

New Online Ecosystem “Afrinection” Connects African Entrepreneurs, Job Seekers & Professionals with Employers, Investors...

Afrinection is the go-to resource for African entrepreneurs, job seekers, and professionals to connect with prospective investors, employers, and other African professionals across the globe. The new online ecosystem also provides visibility for African-owned businesses to reach a global consumer base

Facebooking is now a crime in Ethiopia as it enters into a state of...

QZ Africa reports that a state of emergency declared in Ethiopia last week is growing more draconian by the day. Posting updates on the current status of the country, hit by anti-government...

Societe Generale partners with American Express in Africa

Societe Generale announces that it has signed a merchant acquiring partnership with American Express in eight countries in Sub-Saharan Africa where the Bank operates. These countries include Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Guinea,...
KERIS President, Mr. Seog-Soo Han (With a sissor), and Samsung Electronics Country Manager, Mr. Amos Mulago (Extrem Right) cutting the ribbion to official open the Samsung E-Learning Center at Nsangi Secondary School, Wakiso, on Thursday 01st September, 2016. Image Credit: Nathan Ernest Olupot

Samsung Strengthens The Future of Education in Uganda

Samsung Electronics' East Africa has today launched two solutions in the Kyengera region, Kampala. A Solar Powered Internet School (SPIS), at Nsangi Secondary School and an E-Learning Center at Mackay Memorial...

Internet Society study points to reasons for slow Internet growth in Africa

Internet access and availability are not enough to get people online, says a new Internet Society (www.InternetSociety.org) study released today at the African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) taking place 30...

Seedstars World Adds Six More African Countries to This Year’s Seedstars Tour Edition

Global seed-stage startups competition Seedstars World, according to reports by Disrupt-Africa, the 2017 edition of the Seedstars World Tour will visit more than 25 cities (previously was 20 cities) across all...
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Touch Login Launched in Kenyan Standard Chartered Bank

Kenya’s Standard Chartered Bank on Monday launched a new feature for Apple iOS device with Touch ID sensors and Samsung Android devices, dubbed 'Touch Login' that allows customers to use fingerprint to...

Power Africa Partner Gigawatt Global to construct 7.5MW Solar Field in Burundi

Amid the lush and rolling hills of Mubuga, 100 km outside the Burundian capital of Bujumbura, 2,500 people came yesterday to celebrate the festive ground-breaking for a 7.5 MW solar field...

Event: Nairobi to Host the 5th Annual 2017 Africa Finance & Investment Forum

This year’s Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) will focus on “Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Growth” and will be held for the first time in the vibrant city of Nairobi, Kenya,...
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Uganda’s top Pension body, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has rolled out a transaction alert service for her members. The development was revealed by...

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3 Ugandan Teams Make it to the Finals of the Bots...

For many years now, Menlo Park-based social networking firm, Facebook Inc. has been promoting innovation across Middle East and Africa, providing startups with the...