Airtel Uganda in proud association with its new partner Huawei launched the Huawei W1 handset, their first Huawei phone partnership and the first Huawei on the market by a telecom service provider in Uganda. The Huawei Ascend W1 is Huawei’s first smart phone to run the Windows 8 platform putting...
Microsoft has announced plans to partner with Rwanda to advance economic transformation and improve its global competitiveness as it moves to accelerate development in the next seven years Rwanda is among the select African states beneficiaries in the Washington-based company’s “Microsoft 4Afrika initiative” that seeks to bring one million African small and...
Facebook has made 10 years today. Below is the message shared by founder, Mark Zuckerberg. It's been an amazing journey so far, and I'm so grateful to be a part of it. It's rare to be able to touch so many people's lives, and I try to remind myself to...
As Google, Apple, Paypal, Mastercard and the entire banking community fights over mobile money, we decided to look to the power users to find out what the near future of monetary exchange might look like.

Kenyan_Girls_MFarmFor two young Kenyan university graduates, employment was only a stepping stone to better things. They were restless and wanted more out of life.

Having left Strathmore University, Jamila Abass and Susan Oguya always dreamt of becoming entrepreneurs. Jamila was a software engineer while Susan studied computer science.

While Jamila got a job at Kemri, Susan found some work at iHub, a technology community based along Nairobi’s Ngong Road.

Orange have been recognised with the 2013 Africa Frost & Sullivan Telecom Company of the Year Award, for its execution of growth strategies and its commitment to offering quality services and products to customers. The award recognizes a high degree of innovation with products and technologies and the resulting leadership...
The Kenyan government through the ICT Authority and the Kenya Education Network Trust (KENET) has officially launched the KENET Network, a US$22.5 million basic internet bandwidth service that connects member institutions at competitive and sustainable prices. KENET aims to increase the uptake of bandwidth among students and academia in institutions...
SanDisk, a global leader in flash memory, has signed a distribution deal with Mitsumi, one of the largest and fastest growing IT distributors in Africa. Mitsumi will distribute to 22 countries in Africa including Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana, Tunisia, Morocco, Mozambique, Zambia and Namibia. “The partnership will strengthen our position in the...
London-OlympicsThe technology behind the Olympics won't be challenging for gold after two system failures disrupted spectators.

Tens of thousands of fans at yesterday's football double-header were left facing long queues and delays after the Visa payment system at Wembley Stadium went down.

Shazam, the company behind the popular music discovery app of the same name, has raised another $40 million to accelerate growth before ultimately going public. The round of funding announced Monday comes from America Movil, the phone carrier owned by Carlos Slim, formerly the richest man in the world. In...