Winners pose for a group photo with the judges and other officials.

Four Ugandan Startups Win $10000 Seed Fund in Up Accelerate Program

At least four Ugandan start-up groups have been awarded USD 10000 each, to assist them in the development of transformative solutions to tackle persistent sexual and reproductive health bottlenecks in the...

Kenya’s Communication Authority May ‘Block Internet’ During Elections

Kenya's Communication Authority (CA), the body which regulates the communication sector, has warned that it could shut down the internet during the 8 August general elections to prevent violence, the private...

Ingenico Group partners with Interswitch to deliver best-in-class multichannel payment solutions to the Nigerian...

Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, announced that a strategic partnership has been signed with Interswitch Nigeria Limited, the leading transaction switching and electronic payment processing company in Nigeria. Since...
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APO will be the Official Newswire to Cover the Launch of African SABRE Awards

The Holmes Group is partnering with the African Public Relations Association (APRA) to launch its first ever African SABRE Awards. The competition is now open for entries, and the winners will...
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...
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