We give you the latest news and analysis on networking, A.I, security and technology from Startups and Business trends in Kenya Africa.
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 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
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
October 24, 2018
Mastercard CEO and Uganda

Mastercard CEO, Uganda PM discuss technology in driving growth

Ajay Banga, President and CEO of Mastercard, visited Uganda this week where he met with Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister, Republic of Uganda. During their meeting, Mr. Banga reinforced Mastercard’s ongoing […]
October 5, 2018
AI JOB RECRUITMENT

Bots disrupting job placement market

Shortlist is taking on the job search market segment with a new twist as they seek to change the way business interacts with talent.
September 19, 2018
future of advertising africa

Convergence 3.0 – future of advertising in Africa

The Outlook is a comprehensive source of analyses and five-year forecasts of consumer and advertising spending across five countries (South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and Tanzania) and 14 segments: Internet, data consumption, television, cinema, video games, e-sports, virtual reality, newspaper publishing, magazine publishing, book publishing, business-to-business (b2b), music, out-of-home (OOH) and radio. 
August 28, 2018

Google announces Launchpad Accelerator Africa Class 2

The accelerator, which is housed in Lagos, Nigeria, has already demonstrated its value. The first Launchpad Accelerator Africa class saw 12 startups graduate, with more than 20 teams from Google and 40 mentors from nine countries supporting them. The startups have directly created 132 jobs and, between them, have raised over US$7 million in funding. Their products are being used by approximately 4.5 million people.
August 22, 2018

NOKIA 2.1 COMES TO KENYA

Long-lasting entertainment with a bigger screen and dual front-facing stereo speakers, the supercharged Nokia 2.1 is now available through accredited retailers.   HMD Global, the home of […]
August 16, 2018

Shippers get serious about Cyber Threat

The NotPetya cyber-attack of June 2017 affected some 2,000 organizations across 65 countries, causing estimated economic losses of $2.5 billion to $3 billion and exposing vulnerabilities in the marine supply chain.
August 9, 2018

Ecobank announces finalists of Fintech Challenge 2018

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the leading independent pan-African banking group, has announced the finalists for the 2nd edition of the annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge, a competition for Africa-focused […]
May 16, 2018

Samsung selects Redington as key distributor

The addition of Redington Gulf brings to three, the number of Samsung distributors for its mobile devices