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...
Solomon King receives his award from the guest of honor, ICT Minister Hon Nyombi Thembo.

Meet the winners of the 2015 MTN Innovation Awards

Solomon King Benge, often referred to as The King of Robotics, emerged the overall winner of the 2015 MTN Innovation Awards. The round of applause that the guests gave him confirmed...

Over 40 countries represented at 5th Innovation Africa Summit

Over 400 delegates from over 40 countries, speaking more than 4 languages are attending the  5th annual Innovation Africa summit that kicked off yesterday at the Speke Resort in Munyonyo, Kampala....
Wearable technology is the future of fashion. Image Credit: Hc online

Ten best tech innovations in fashion

As we continue to move toward a life of constant connectivity, there is no denying that wearable technology is the future of fashion. It only makes sense that we would want...

9 year old seeks funding for toy car developed at MTN Junior Robotics Camp

For an ordinary weekend, Matthew aged 9 would be spending his time watching Television at home with his siblings, then doing some of his weekend homework, and then he’d play outside...

GravityLight: the low-cost lamp powered by sand and gravity

Developed to address the problem of bringing light to remote parts of the developing world,  GravityLight is simply charged by a bag that is filled with around 9kg of material and...
Round Table meetings going on at the 2014 Innovation Africa Summit

$270m deals brokered in the 2014 Innovation Africa conference

Over 250 investors and corporate delegates participated in the 2014 Innovation Africa forum, and they were able to maximize their time in Rwanda through the unique AfricanBrains pre-scheduled meeting system. These...

MTN App Challenge Winners Announced

KAMPALA – After a challenging 48hours of the most electrifying, inspiring and innovative idea generation, with sleep a distant memory for 18 hardworking teams, the innovators in the MTN App challenge...
Patrick Kadama (R), Service Delivery Partner and James Walusimbi, (L) IBP Systems Integrator

Interview: Patrick Kadama on equipping the next generation of Innovators

Patrick Kadama is the Service Delivery Partner at Mawazo Innovation Hub - a new tech and entrepreneurship incubator in Kampala. Mawazo is an initiative from NFT Consult in close proximity with...

South African Airways launches new mobile app for its customers

South African Airways (SAA) has launched a new mobile application which is accessible on iOs and Android mobile phones and tablets for its customers to make travelling information available to them on...
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