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Ujuzy is revolutionizing businesses in KENYA 1024 695 Admin

Ujuzy is revolutionizing businesses in KENYA

Ujuzy App lets you connect quality service providers to potential clients, and it’s great on both ends. read more
poa! internet targets 20,000 homes in Nairobi 750 400 Admin

poa! internet targets 20,000 homes in Nairobi

poa! internet, the low-cost Internet service provider, today announced its expansion into Kangemi, Nairobi, which together with launches during 2018 in Kiambu Town and Tin’gan’ga in Kiambu County has more…

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Ridhwan Khan awarded
Ridhwan Khan awarded EY Southern Africa World Entrepreneur Award 610 407 Admin

Ridhwan Khan awarded EY Southern Africa World Entrepreneur Award

Ridhwan Khan, the 38-year-old founder and CEO of Mobicel knew he was never going to be a suit-and-tie corporate worker, climbing his way up the corporate ladder. read more
MTN opens Mobile Money API targetting Ugandan startups
MTN opens Mobile Money API targeting Ugandan startups 525 350 Admin

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 read more
BRCK, Clear Blue Partner to rollout Wi-Fi hotspots across Africa
BRCK, Clear Blue Partner to rollout Wi-Fi hotspots across Africa 610 403 Admin

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 read more
ShelterTech Accelerator Program Comes to Kenya
ShelterTech Accelerator Program Comes to Kenya 600 333 Admin

ShelterTech Accelerator Program Comes to Kenya

The ShelterTech Accelerator Kenya brings together entrepreneurs, government, corporations and development partners in mapping out and showcasing innovation in improving access to shelter read more
connected summit 2018
Connected summit comes to a close 610 404 Admin

Connected summit comes to a close

The three-day annual conference, convened by the Ministry of ICT and hosted by the ICT Authority, was held at Bomas of Kenya from 22nd-24th October 2018. During the opening ceremony, ICT Cabinet Secretary, Hon Joe Mucheru launched the WhiteBox, an initiative that provides a platform through which entrepreneurs can present their ideas and receive government support on incubation and other aspects. read more
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Building a fashion empire

With a tinge of passion and armed with tech savviness, Tevin Ochieng and his group are taking the leap into the fashion industry. A sector that has gain momentum with interest for the last decade largely by the youth. read more
10 African Innovators Selected For Global Accelerator Startup bootcamp AfriTech 610 343 Admin

10 African Innovators Selected For Global Accelerator Startup bootcamp AfriTech

Startup bootcamp AfriTech empowers the top innovative African tech startups, linking them to the fastest-moving corporates on the continent. read more
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Youth employment is Africa’s big challenge

The key driver for improved youth employment is access – to capital, credit, training, tenure, natural resources and, in particular, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). In fact, the Internet offers concrete hopes for innovation and prosperity, which, when applied to agriculture, may free the sector of its stigma – drudgery and poor income prospects – to make it more attractive for young people.  read more
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