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Following their significant success in their first Barclays Accelerator Programme this year, Barclays Africa signed an initial collaboration agreements with 7 of the 10 startups that were part of the programme. On Tuesday, Barclays Africa announced applications for their second annual Barclays Accelerator Programme, open and will be powered by Techstars, an initiative...
By Richard Boateng, PhD What are the elements of a good research paper? Most of often than not we face the dilemma in seeking answers for this question. Challenge is becomes pronounced when you begin to evaluate the different requirements of the diverse academic journals in information systems. So...

kas2According to Kaspersky Lab, 91% of companies have experienced at least one IT security event from an external source in the last 12 months.

This is just one of the results of the Global IT Security Risks survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab in partnership with B2B International, a global research agency, specialising in business research – more than 1,300 IT professionals in 11 countries participated in the survey.

Kenyan banks have joined hands to launch a mobile and electronic money transaction service, PesaLink to rival M-Pesa in the mobile money transaction business. The development comes nearly 10 years after the inception of M-Pesa which was initially protested by the same banks in 2007. The banks’ petition was however...
Samsung has unveiled a smartwatch with a colour screen that can show alerts, be used for voice calls and run apps. The Galaxy Gear had been highly anticipated since the firm is currently the world's best-selling smartphone maker and has beaten Microsoft, Apple and Google to unveil such a device. Samsung...
In 2016, the Vodafone Institute for Society and Communication published a founders study titled “New World and Ancient Roles”, which revealed the barriers that women still face when starting a business. Based on the obvious needs of the study, F-LANE launched an accelerator Program that is unique in Europe since it focuses...
CAMTech hackathons serve as an open-innovation platform for a diverse community of clinicians, engineers, entrepreneurs, industry experts and end-users to co-create innovations over a 48- hour period. Through cross-disciplinary collaboration, mentorship, time/resource constraints and award incentives, participants are provided a unique environment that spurs innovative solutions that have the potential to transform the...
Agile Financial Technologies, a leading software provider for insurance, banking and financial services sectors, announced that it has signed a contract with Focus General Insurance (FGI), who have recently acquired their license in Zambia, to deploy its general insurance solution - Agilis Core General Insurance. Agile FT’s integrated comprehensive insurance...
SanDisk released a flash storage device Monday 22nd/July that can actually beam files to and from your devices — without an Internet connection. Once you pair the SanDisk Connect flash drive with up to eight devices, those gadgets can wirelessly add, remove and view files from the flash drive, as...

BBC-3D-OlympicsThe BBC has begun streaming live sporting events on Facebook, the biggest tie-up to date between the social-networking site and an international broadcaster.

The application launched on Thursday June 27th, with live coverage from the Wimbledon tennis championships.

During the Olympic Games, the BBC will run 24 simultaneous streams in addition to the main BBC channels.