Technology

Microsoft launches initiative for start-ups to achieve more using tech

Microsoft, through its Microsoft for Start-ups initiative, has announced the launch of its Global Social Entrepreneurship programme in Nairobi, Kenya. The Global Social Entrepreneurship programme has benefits aimed at elevating start-ups addressing an important social and environmental challenge through their products, services or operations. As a platform for innovation, entrepreneurship and impact investing, the Sankalp […]
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Creditsafe expands its database to African Countries

Creditsafe USA, the global business intelligence experts, announced today that it has extended its global database to include business intelligence with the addition of 47 African countries. This means that Creditsafe customers can now pull real-time credit reports on companies from 160 countries. “For some time we have been aware of the challenge companies face […]
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Streaming Service CAX launches in Africa

MVMO, an innovative new entrant to the high-growth African online entertainment market, today announced the launch of its service. MVMO (Movies, Video, Music, Opportunity) is a distribution platform developed in association with the Creative Africa Exchange (CAX), a fast-growing marketplace for the creative and cultural industries, sponsored by Afreximbank.   MVMO launches at a time of exciting […]
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Tiktok Kenya Throwback: Year-End Rewind to the Best Moments Of 2019

TikTok launches in-app 2019 Year-End Rewind in Kenya to look back on the most popular TikTok celebrities, creators, challenges, stickers and music hits; The most unforgettable 2019 moments on TikTok include #tiktokkenyasquad, #africanmom, #tryme, #churchgirl and #parteafterparte; The year is not over: Join the #KenyaXmas challenge with local celebrities and creators from 20 December. Also […]
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Worldwide spending on augmented and virtual reality to reach $18.8 billion in 2020, IDC

IDC predicts Worldwide spending on AR & VR to reach $18.8 billion in 2020

Worldwide spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) is forecast to be $18.8 billion in 2020, an increase of 78.5% over the $10.5 billion International Data Corporation (IDC) expects will be spent in 2019. The latest update to IDC’s Worldwide Augmented and Virtual Reality Spending Guide also shows that worldwide spending on AR/VR products […]
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Syniverse, China Telecom Global launch connectivity services in Africa

China Telecom Global (CTG), a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Telecom Corporation Limited and Syniverse, a business service provider have reaffirmed their strategic partnership and pre-launched a new suite of connectivity solutions to provide services for mobile operators in Africa for quickly and cost-effectively migrating to 4G and other advanced voice, data, and video services. The […]
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Facebook hosts Facebook iD8 in Nairobi to celebrate tech ecosystem

Facebook hosts Facebook iD8 in Nairobi to celebrate tech ecosystem

Facebook (www.facebook.com) on Friday brought together over 400 developers, startups and businesses from across Sub-Saharan Africa in a first of its kind conference dubbed “Facebook iD8 Nairobi”. The event is part of Facebook’s effort to create opportunities for innovation, community building and education throughout the continent. “Facebook iD8 Nairobi” created a space for developers and […]
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