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Luminate Unveiled a $1 million Media Lab for Journalism in Kenya

The Philanthropic arm of Omidyar Group called Luminate has unveiled a $1 million media lab project, tagged Baraza Media Lab for journalism, publishing and media entrepreneurs in Kenya.  This wills create room for independent media to thrive and innovation within the media sectors. It will serve as a media hub for media...

Drastic increase of fileless threats in 2019

The increase of the fileless threats in the first 6months of 2019 has been high. Due to reports gotten, cyber attackers are deploying treats that aren’t visible with the traditional security; they could corrupt your legitimate tools, execute and edit your system memory also. There has been an exploit kit about the 136 percentage increase compared to this time last year.

Two Nigerian Startup Company Shortlisted for Shell LiveWire Top Ten Innovation Award 2019

The Shell LiveWire Innovation Award has selected FarmToJuice and Food Nig Ltd and Basiled Energy Ventures a Nigeria start-ups company along with 21 other companies. FarmToJuice and Food Nig Ltd is a startup that specializes in producing juice, leverage biogas digester to provide energy and processes waste into livestock feed. Basiled Energy...

Vodacom Tanzania Partners with Smart Lab to launch Vodacom Digital Accelerator Program

Vodacom Tanzania partners with Smart Lab a Tanzanian company in organizing Vodacom Digital Accelerator Program. Smart Lab is investing over $150,000 into the program. The aim of this program is to help start-up which cut across mobile, fintech, media, telecom, health, e-commerce tech ecosystem and education at early and growth stage to...

Ethiopian Airline Launches Wi-Fi Connectivity for Passenger

Ethiopian airline which is one of Africa biggest airline has launch Wi-Fi connectivity for passengers. This new development is to improve their customer service.  Passengers on the Airbus A350 fleet will be the first to experience this new offer. With the help of Ka-band satellite broadband technology Ethiopian airline is able to...

9 Agritech Start-Ups Selected for Village Capital Agriculture Africa Accelerator Program 2019

The Village Capital Agriculture Africa Accelerator Program has selected nine Agritech start-ups to participate in this year program. Out of the nine two will stand a chance to be winners of $50000 each. All nine selected Agritech Start-ups will leverage technology to solve Agriculture related issues across Africa. The...

DHL Africa eShop Expand To 13 New Markets In Africa

A global logistics company DHL, has expanded its online ecommerce business to13 new markets in Africa. In April 2019, the Africa eShop went live to connect over 200 UK and US sellers to African customers who need their products. These new market include Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Ethiopia, Angola,  Guinea, Lesotho, Namibia,...

Toyota Partner with Ghana and Ivory Coast Government to build Vehicle Assembly Plant

Ghana and Ivory Coast government has sealed plans with Toyota motors, a Japanese automobile manufacturer in building a vehicle assembly plant in their country. Ichiro Kashitani Toyota chief executive officer signed a memorandum of understanding between the two country governments during the Tokyo International Conference on Africa Development (TICAD 7). The result of the partnership reveals that...

Vodacom and rAge partner to improve South Africa gaming expo

Vodacom plan to make involvement and investment into the South African gaming and esports scene, this Telecommunication Company (Vodacom) recently announced a partnership with rAge, which is known as South Africa’s longest-running gaming, technology. As much as gaming and esports is one of the largest and fastest growing industries in the world and in South Africa? Vodacom, according to...

Africa Finance Corporation(AFC) grants $230 million loan to 9mobile

On this day 27th of August 2019, Nigerian Telecommunications Company 9mobile receive an approved loan of $230 million by the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC).  The Executive Director, Abdulraham Ado who signed the 9mobile statement said that the loan approval was part of the company’s efforts to secure a loan facility from the AFC to enable get back on track in the telecommunication...