Visa’s Everywhere Initiative is set to expand into Sub-Saharan Africa, extending the global programme that tasks start-ups to solve commerce challenges, enhance their own product propositions and provide solutions for Visa's network of partners. Entrants can win up to USD 50,000, access to Visa products and services, mentorship and support...
Cupertino-based tech firm; Apple Inc. has announced the date for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Where its expected to unveil its first major product of 2018, which many have said that could be the next-gen iOSor iOS 12. Just like it does very year (unveil the new mobile OS for iPhone...
The Africa Innovation Summit (AIS), which will take place from 6-8 June 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda, under the esteemed patronage of His Excellencies President Paul Kagame and Pedro Pires (ex-President of Cabo Verde), announced a call for applications to innovators across Africa whose solutions have the potential to solve...
BMCE Bank of Africa early this month announced its 4th edition of the African Entrepreneurship Award (AEA) that was launched in 2014 at the Marrakech Global Entrepreneurship Summit and illustrates the bank's ambition to encourage entrepreneurship across borders in Africa by rewarding talent and technology. This initiative aims to support talented...
The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation, today announced the launch of the 2018 edition of the Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion. The prestigious competition, awarding a total of $200,000 in prizes, was established...
The 2018 Mobile World Congress, is a few days a way. What's expected! We need to agree that Mobile World Congress (MWC) is one of the biggest events in the gadget calendar. At the event, audience go to witness the launch latest handsets, smartwatches, tablets, these big brands have been working...
Ugandan smartphone manufacturer, Pixan Corporation will on 22nd this month host a developers convention at The Innovation Village. The company is known for products such as; the Pixan Mobile, Pixan Library and Pixan Store operating under a monolithic brand architecture with Pixan as the master brand. The Pixan Developers Convention sets...
Following last year's success, with Team Mobiticket from Kenya emerging winners of the DataHack4FI competition, and #KillerAnalytics from Uganda and Team Jobs from Rwanda coming in the second and third places respectively, the second annual DataHack for Financial Inclusion is here, and kicked off from Kenya effective today. The competition is eligible...
The Centre for Global Enterprise (CGE) has launched a new training programme dedicated to African women entrepreneurs, with applications now open to the inaugural edition of the African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative (AWEC). AWEC is a 12-month training programme which aims to build a pan-African community of women entrepreneurs and business...
Director at tech and incubation - Hive Colab; Barbara Birungi has been selected as one of the panelists for the upcoming 2018 Africa Tech Summit that will be held in Rwanda, Kigali from 14th to 15th February, 2018. The Africa Tech Summit will provide unrivaled insight, networking and business opportunities...