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First ever Africa regional internet development dialogue

Various organisations working on internet and development across Africa will gather to identify synergies and create opportunities for coordination and collaboration

22 Mar 2017

Digital agency People Input joins Dentsu Aegis Network

Dentsu Aegis Network strengthens digital capabilities in Sub Saharan Africa through partnership with People Input International…

8 Mar 2017

MasterCard assists 1.1 million African smallholder farmers

The MasterCard Foundation has committed a total of $38.3 million for programmes to improve productivity and market access for farmers in 11 African countries

7 Mar 2017

African startup using AI to produce news stories

Tech startup, Controvert Media has implemented the use of artificial intelligence robots to automatically write and post news articles on the internet…

21 Feb 2017

UN urges Cameroon to restore internet services

The UN Special Rapporteur will continue to monitor developments in Cameroon closely, and is at the disposal of the authorities to provide assistance or advice as required…

14 Feb 2017

Silvertree acquires Nigeria's TopCheck

TopCheck, Nigeria's leading price comparison site for financial services, offering free online comparison for insurance products, loans, and broadband internet plans, has been bought by Silvertree…

13 Feb 2017

GSMA launches Digital Migration Process in Kenya report

The GSMA's new Digital Migration Process in Kenya report highlights lessons that can be derived from the country's experience with its digital switchover

3 Feb 2017

Snapplify rolls out learning projects in SA, Kenya, Uganda

South African startup Snapplify, an aggregator of digital education materials, is rolling out projects in South Africa, Kenya and Uganda, providing learners with a personalised library of content…

By Tom Jackson 30 Jan 2017

ShowMax partners with Seacom in East Africa

Kenyans can now enjoy faster connections with less buffering as ShowMax partnered with Seacom

26 Jan 2017

Innovation summit for Kenya

Kenya to host a high level International Summit on ‘Innovating Economies' organised by The Economist Events…

25 Jan 2017

Microsoft, Ecobank agree to drive digital transformation in Africa

Plan to modernise and raise the standards of the continent's major cities through state of the art digital solutions…

24 Jan 2017

African entrepreneurs sought for funding programme

The Meltwater entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is recruiting entrepreneurs from across Africa for its Ghana programme…

By Tom Jackson 24 Jan 2017

Digitising East Africa's agricultural sector

Mastercard launches mobile marketplace to digitise East Africa's agricultural sector…

19 Jan 2017

New e-book maps Kenya's tech ecosystem

A new e-book, 'Digital Kenya, An Entrepreneurial Revolution in the Making', has been released, analysing the East African country's ICT sector and the entrepreneurs and innovations

15 Dec 2016

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