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Uber’s Uganda operation facing a driver revolt over low fees
On the 5th of July, Oxfam Executive Director Winnie Byanyima Opened Pandora’s’ Box on the reality of Uber In...
Tracking the Missing Link: Why Uganda is missing out on the Cocoa windfall
On the Campaign Trail in 2016, Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni who was campaigning for a 7th term, stopped in...
McKinsey’s latest report on Africa-China economic partnership challenges previous beliefs
Through a study conducted across eight countries that together make up about two-thirds of Sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP, the report...
Adil Youssefi appointed new CEO of Liquid Telecom Kenya
Liquid Telecom Kenya has announced the appointment of Adil Youssefi as its new Chief Executive. He succeeds Ben Roberts, who will become board Chairman of Liquid Telecom Kenya and concentrate on his role as the Chief Technology Officer for Liquid Telecom Group, a position he has held since 2006.... Read more
Report on Safaricom’s dominance in Kenya’s telecom sector due next week
A study into whether any of Kenya’s three mobile operators should be deemed “dominant”, a term used to indicate that one firm has an unfair hold on the market, will be released next week, a government minister said on Friday. The regulator, Communications Authority of Kenya, ordered the independent... Read more
Six technology trends that SMEs should watch out for in 2017
Sage Chief Technology Officer Klaus-Michael Vogelberg talks about the role chatbots, collective intelligence and blockchain will play at start-up and scale up enterprises in 2017 Sage, the market leader in Cloud accounting software, has predicted that chatbots, collective intelligence and blockchain are some of the big technology trends that... Read more
90% of Africa Has No Internet Access,but this is Mozambican Tech startup is about to change that
The Internet is one of the most important enablers of social development and education. While Internet services have been quite phenomenal in the rest of the world, access to the Internet remains very low in Africa, especially in the rural communities. According to the only 9.3% of people across... Read more
Digital Kenya: An Entrepreneurial Revolution in the Making
Landmark Publication from Bitange Ndemo and Tim Weiss Lifts Lid on the Intersection Between Entrepreneurialism and Kenya’s Impactful ICT Sector Making’Digital Kenya, is a landmark publication analysing Kenya’s world-famous ICT sector and the economic factors, entrepreneurs, trends and innovations that have shaped the East African tech hub into what it... Read more
As part of expanding its footprint throughout the region, Angola Cables has selected Teraco as the colocation partner to deploy its POP in South Africa   From AfricaCom 2016  in Cape Town, Angola Cables  today announced its first direct Point of Presence (POP) in South Africa at Teraco (Johannesburg).... Read more
Oracle Continues to Drive Cloud Adoption in Africa
‘Africa Executive Summit’ hosted in Mauritius to drive awareness and highlight the impact of Oracle Cloud Solutions for business growth Exchange of best practices and gaining expert insights from top cloud strategists was the key focus for Oracle  customers who took part in Oracle’s two day long ‘Africa Executive... Read more
Tanzanian Man arrested for threatening President Magufuli on WhatsApp
A middle-aged man was arraigned in court Tuesday for allegedly threatening Tanzania President John Magufuli on social-networking service WhatsApp, reports Tanzania’s Global Publishers. Kisutu Resident Magistrate Magreth Bankika heard that Businessman Leonard Materu, 31, on July 17, 2016 wrote a message on WhatsApp which was aimed at “threatening President... Read more
Facebook CEO visits Nairobi to see Kenyan Innovation in Action
Zuckerberg is in Kenya to see how technology innovation is changing the country Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Kenya this week on his first trip to Africa, using his time in the country to visit the iHub technology hub in Nairobi, meet with developers and partners, and explore... Read more
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Nigeria to witness Africa’s tech revolution
Facebook  CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Nigeria this week on his first trip to Africa, using his time in the country to visit the Yaba technology hub in Lagos, meet with developers and partners, and explore Nollywood. Zuckerberg is in Nigeria to listen and learn and take ideas back... Read more