Apple acquires Nigerian Born Chinedu Echeruo’s Hopstop.com For $1 Billion

Tech giant Apple has acquired Chinedu Echeruo’s HopStop.com. HopStop.com makes mobile applications for both iOS and Android that covers over 300 cities and that helps people get directions or find nearby subway...

Airtel Warid Taking Mobile Money to Another Level

Today 31st May 2013, Airtel and Warid introduced new affordable tariffs for sending money across all networks, synchronizing Airtel Money and Warid Pesa offerings while enhancing the mobile money ecosystem to...

Free Wi-Fi For the Whole of Taiwan

Taiwan’s government has just made it easier for tourists by extending free Wi-Fi services for travelers island-wide. This follows after the government in 2011 launched free public Wi-Fi in Taipei. In a press release...

Galaxy S4 retail price for Uganda announced

Samsung's Uganda distributor, Transtel announced last week that the latest of Samsung's popular Galaxy S series, Galaxy SIV will be selling in Uganda in the coming weeks, and has set the...

Most Popular Local Websites in Uganda: PC Tech Back in Top 10

This month's traffic data indicates that PC Tech Maintained it's favourable positioning among top-ranked local websites in Uganda. Website traffic information provided by Alexa - a California - based subsidiary company of Amazon.com which provides commercial web traffic data - reveals a...

Orange Business partners with Gemalto to provide highly secure access to cloud-based applications

Gemalto, one of the world leaders in digital security and Orange Business Services, a global communications solutions operator and integrator have today announced the integration of Gemalto’s SafeNet Authentication Service with...

Have a failed startup? Sell it on ‘Indiabizforsale.com’

Indiabizforsale.com, a platform for selling small and medium sized businesses, is seeing a spate of listings from small startups that wish to divest a part of their business or cash out...

Nation Media to start selling Free-to-Air Decorders

Nation Media management has announced that it will selling free-to-air set-top boxes in three weeks time. The set-top boxes procured by the African Digital Network consortium of Nation Media Group, Standard Group and Royal...

Tanzania’s new online music platform Mkito.com wants to reach a million users in a...

Launched at the end of April, Mkito.com is Africa’s newest online music platform. Founder Sune Mushendwa spoke to about how the idea came about and his ambitions for the platform. The idea...

Metropol Corporation enters Ugandan Credit reference market ending Compuscan Monopoly

Bank of Uganda has awarded a license to Metropol Corporation to operate a credit reference bureau. Metropol is a Kenyan firm established in 1996 as a business information and credit management company....
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Seedstars World Adds Six More African Countries to This Year’s Seedstars...

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...