Wananchi’s Zuku pay-TV service has launched the Independent Television Limited (ITV) free-to-air (FTA) channel on its platform in Tanzania, expanding its satellite bouquet in an effort of broadening its consumer offering. The channel will air on Channel 029 and promises Zuku audiences informative, educative and entertaining content. “The new channel forms...
Following a trial period in six of its major markets across Africa, MTN is going live with its bouquet of distinct cloud services this April. The MTN Cloud pilot project was launched in December 2012, targeting small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda and South Africa....
SAP Africa has appointed Dr. Adriana Marais to take on the role as Head of Innovation where she is expected to lead the IoT Lab, the Co-Innovation Lab initiatives, as well as other innovation streams for SAP while taking the company’s Digital Platform solutions to market. She will also drive strategic co-innovation projects...
Looks like everything is becoming "smart" these days, thanks to developments in technology. Researchers have developed a new type of surgical glue that addresses all the drawbacks of previous adhesives and is a much simpler technology and a new paradigm for tissue reconstruction. This was revealed by co-senior author and bio-medical researcher Jeffrey Karp in...
The ICT Authority in partnership with the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development is organizing for a publishers and innovators conference scheduled for the 29th of February - 1st March 2016 to be held at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development.  We would like to invite Publishers,Independent content developers and Open Educational Resource...
Samsung officially takes the cake when it comes to launching smartwatches: It just announced the Samsung Gear S, its billionth smartwatch device launching this year. The Gear S has a few hallmarks that set it apart from the crowd, however, including a curved Super AMOLED display, which has a...
Who has ever overcooked an egg, undercooked a chicken breast or totally massacred a seemingly benign grilled cheese sandwich? :raises hand: Pantelligent is an app-enhanced pan that alerts you when your food is perfectly cooked. The pan has a central temperature gauge and a Bluetooth-equipped handle that, when it touches your phone,...
24-year-old Stephen Balaban  has built an alternative operating system that runs on Glass but is not controlled by Google. This is to enable Glass do a whole bunch of things Google has forbidden the device to do. Google is trying to walk a fine line between encouraging developers to write awesome...
Starting June, doctors and nurses in remote areas of Rwanda will be able to order for blood and emergency medicine supplies via a text message, and have them delivered using drones. The drones will fly to the Clinic using GPS coordinates and drop the small package by parachute, instead of landing. The company behind the project...
The United Nations Population Fund Uganda in partnership with Outbox Hub and Reach A Hand Uganda have on Tuesday launched another annual edition of its health based social incubator Up Accelerate; The WAY Edition focusing on supporting youth from eight districts of Adjumani, Agago, Amuru, Arua, Kitgum, Lamwo, Moyo,...