We give you the latest news and analysis on networking, A.I, security and technology from Startups and Business trends in Kenya Africa.
November 30, 2018
kenya-bitcoin

The Benefits of Bitcoin to Kenyans

Paxful's peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace enables bitcoin sellers and buyers to interact digitally while ensuring that the transaction is completed
November 22, 2018
John Kamara, Director of Global Gaming Africa

John Kamara to Champion Technological Arts in Africa

Earlier this month, in an official statement from the University, they have officially commissioned John Kamara, Chevalier of the 'Ordre des Arts et Technologies', to champion technological arts in Africa on behalf of the University
November 22, 2018
MTN opens Mobile Money API targetting Ugandan startups

MTN opens Mobile Money API targeting Ugandan startups

The Mobile Money Open Application Program Interface (API) will now be accessed by third parties; the expectation is to enable innovation around payment systems; MTN has also launched a Startup Fund valued at Shs1bn and unveiled the MTN Open API App Challenge
November 21, 2018
BRCK, Clear Blue Partner to rollout Wi-Fi hotspots across Africa

BRCK, Clear Blue Partner to rollout Wi-Fi hotspots across Africa

Clear Blue adds to partnerships with leading innovative companies and investors as its solutions are commercially deployed in 34 countries in global markets estimated at $38 billion USD by 2023
November 21, 2018
Kenya Telco's sign new charter to Keep Children Safe Online

Kenya Telco’s sign new charter to Keep Children Safe Online

Kenya’s Mobile Industry Collaborating with Government to Keep Children Safe Online
November 21, 2018
State of African 4G

The State of African 4G

The report estimates the number of 4G connections on the continent at around 50m in 2017, a number which, on the current trajectory, should rise to around 90m in 2018.
November 20, 2018

Huawei Cloud to launch in South Africa

The cloud services by the electronics manufacturer will enable organisations to access lower-latency, reliable and secure cloud services such as Elastic Cloud Server (ECS), Elastic Volume Service (EVS) and Object Storage Service (OBS).
November 19, 2018
Cellulant, has built Africa’s first Augmented Reality (AR) powered try-on experiences in Facebook Messenger. As part of the roll-out programme, Kenyan brandHuddah Cosmetics, has been selected as the first social commerce merchant on Mula to launch the platform; leveraging on Facebook to provide a unique product discoveryshopping experience for their customers.

Cellulant, Facebook partner to launch Augmented Reality

Kenya’s  Huddah Cosmetics has been selected by  Pan-African Payments company, Cellulant to launch the first Augmented Reality (AR) powered try-on experiences on Facebook Messenger.
November 19, 2018
Liquid Telecom partners with Kymeta to deliver enhanced mobile satellite communications to Africa’s most remote locations

Liquid Telecom, Kymeta partner to deliver VSAT Service to Africa

As part of a master distribution agreement announced at AfricaCom 2018, Kymeta’s lightweight, high throughput satellite communication systems will be integrated with Liquid Telecom’s satellite connectivity.
November 19, 2018
Mara Group -African Made smartphone

Mara announces first African-made smartphone

The Maraphone is high-spec, affordable, smart, transformative and in line with the Bank’s Industrialize Africa High 5 priority
November 19, 2018
Sophos reports rise of targeted cyber attacks

Sophos reports rise of targeted cyber attacks

Sophos (LSE: SOPH) today launched its 2019 Threat Report providing insights into emerging and evolving cybersecurity trends. The report, produced by SophosLabs researchers, explores changes in the threat landscape over the past 12 months, uncovering trends and how they are expected to impact cybersecurity in 2019.
November 8, 2018
online data

People struggle to trust anyone with their online data – report

From cybercriminals to their own government, employers and even family, people worry about who could access their online life