Kigali, Rwanda will from 13th to 15th Feb. host the Africa Tech Summit—that will see industry leaders, stakeholders exploring the opportunities and challenges within the ecosystem, while showcasing investment opportunities. Speaking of opportunities, the organizers of the event—supported by the Ministry of ICT, Rwanda, have given a chance for African startups to...
TED, the nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, opens its annual conference today in Vancouver. Themed "Dream," TED2016 will host 1,400 attendees from 58 countries for a five-day program of 70+ speakers and performers. The TED2016 program features speakers sharing ideas in quick, powerful talks – 18 minutes or less,...
Following the success of the CES 2018, smartphone manufacturers are once again gearing up to launch their second line of smartphones at the Mobile World Congress (MWC). The event is to be held in Barcelona, and to be exact Fira Barcelona Gran Via. Will run from 26th February to 01st of...
Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB), a Lagos based accelerator and incubator is hosting a Progressive Web Apps Summit in 3 African cities: Nairobi (15th August), Lagos (18th August), and Johannesburg (22nd August). Progressive Web Apps are experiences that combine the best of the web and the best of apps. They load quickly, even on...
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...
Regional Pitch events became part of the Technovation season in 2015. Through Regional Pitch events, more teams have the opportunity to pitch their start-up to a large crowd of peers and professionals. The Technovation Regional Pitch event is bringing together Secondary Schools in Uganda that participated in the 12-week Technovation...
iPhone X will be under the spotlight today as the Cupertino-based technology firm, Apple Inc. is set to unveil the next-generation iPhone alongside the iPhone 8 and 8+, and other devices at an organized Apple event that will take place at the Steve Jobs Theater - the new Apple Campus, scheduled to...
Project PiMAA formed in conjunction with Outbox Hub and supported by the Open Knowledge International through the Africa Open Data Collaboration Fund, is an Internet of Things (IoT) project that is building low-cost environmental sensor platforms that can be easily deployed to public outposts and sites to collect data...
As part of activities to celebrate their 115th Anniversary, the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO), is organizing a Commonwealth Youth ICT Applications Competition 2016 whose aim is to recognize excellence and to enable knowledge sharing. Therefore the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation invites youth who are interested to submit their essays in no more...
The Internet Society in partnership with UNESCO, and Republic of Rwanda's Ministry of Youth and ICT have today announced they will hold the first ever Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue from 8th to 9th May, 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda. The two-day meeting will bring together experts including government and inter-governmental organization officials,...