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The Starter Plus is PC Tech's column on Startups and Innovation.

Andela, a startup that pays developers in Africa to learn how to code

Meet Andela, a startup that pays kids in Africa to learn how to code, then gives them high-paying jobs at Fortune 500 companies. Africa has the largest pool of untapped tech talent in...

Kenyan startup to launch Smart Jackets for motorcyclists

Kenyan startup CladLight is to launch its Smart Jackets into the market by the end of this year, looking to improve road safety through wearable technology. CladLight was founded in November 2013,...

25 Startups make it to PIVOT East 2015 finals

After an intense evaluation process by a panel involving over 15 investors, PIVOT East is  happy to announce the top 25 exceptional startups that will participate in PIVOT East 2015. The finalists, 5...

Where Are Africa’s Developers?

Over the last decade, our continent has taken commendable steps towards creating ICT-driven economies. From sensitization by all people of influence at various summits, conferences and all sorts of public gatherings,...

How Tech Hubs are Fueling Community Driven Innovations

A few years ago, no one would have associated sub-Saharan Africa with technological innovation. Today iHub, Hive Colab, Outbox, kLab among several others are the new buzz terms for the thriving...

Wearable ‘CH4’ helps you keep track of your farts

Now there’s a wearable device that helps reduce the frequency of farting-induced awkwardness. CH4 (the chemical formula for methane) is a device that comes from a New York-based team, which is...

MTN App Challenge winners, Yoza laundry service launches in Beta

Yoza Tech today announced the launch of their award winning application, Yoza laundry service in Kampala. The laundry service app was the winner of MTN Uganda’s 1st ever MTN App Challenge back...
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NSSF Launches Transaction Alerts to Members

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...

INNOVATION

4 out of 10 Teams to Win USD$10,000 Each in Seed...

Tech and incubation hub Outbox and UNFPA will on Tuesday 30th, May 2017 award four winning teams out of ten teams a mentorship program, seed funding of up-to...