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Digital Renter Makes Major Upgrade To Its Interface: “Design for Humans”

In an effort to ease navigation and provide easy access to property listings, landlord and caretaker information on its platform, Digital Renter has launched a new user interface termed, “Design for Humans. It's #DDay. We will be #releasing the new #userinterface for #DigitalRenter today 15th May, 4pm.

The Hustler’s Digest – HTC’s Joining A Blockchain Smartphone Revolution

Today’s Quote “The blockchain cannot be described just as a revolution.” William Mougayar Africa NIPC launches iGuide Nigeria The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has formally launched the iGuide Nigeria, an online guide to doing business in Nigeria. According to a statement from the Commission, the iGuide is an easy-to-use online platform providing investors with up-to-date and pertinent information on the processes, procedures and basic costs of doing business in Nigeria.

Silicon Mountain Software Developers Win Google Udacity Scholarship

Our Fears are our only Limitation Some Silicon Mountain Web-Developers who decided to face their fears by applying for the Google Udacity Scholarship have won the 2nd phase of the competition. When we take a grasp of the price from afar, we see reasons to go for it. But when we take a look at the challenges we decide to give up.

The Hustler’s Digest – Ghana’s Mobile Money Systems Go Interoperable

Today’s Quote “Opportunities for interoperability arise where interconnections with external parties can create greater value for customers and service providers than a single mobile money service provider can create alone.” Mahindra Comviva Africa Startupbootcamp Africa has  partnered with Google to support startups The Google Cloud Startup Programme intends to help startups build and scale using the Google Cloud Platform. This partnership will offer selected startups for the Cape Town-based accelerator more than US$20,000 worth of tech support.

The Hustler’s Digest – Orange Cameroon Dancing to the Tune of Digital Education

Today’s Quote “Education is a sector in transition.” Ian Fordham, Microsoft Africa $20m investment by MainOne in Cote d’Ivoire for provision of wholesale connectivity services The Nigerian open-access connectivity services provider group, MainOne is to invest $20m in Cote d’Ivoire for provision of wholesale connectivity services. This is after it obtained the  C1B license from Minister Bruno Koné, the country’s Minister for Communication, Digital Economy and Postal Services.

FasterCapital Welcomes Two Cameroonian Startups Into Its Incubation Program

UAE-based incubator FasterCapital has selected two Cameroonian startups to take part in its incubation program. The incubator made the announcement on their official website late in April. The virtual incubator on April 11, had launched the second round of its incubation program to run from April 15 to July 16, 2018.

Maibeta Launches Crowdfunding Campaign To Create Jobs For 500k Africans

The official launch of the Maibeta Inc fundraising campaign “Web and Mobile app to employ 500. This major fundraising campaign aims to raise $35.000 over a period of one month to reach Maibeta’s goal of providing jobs to over 500.

Orange Digital Ventures Invests in Africa’s Talking

Just as changes are occurring in every part of the world, Africa is becoming an interesting place for startups and entrepreneurs. In order to facilitate the growth of Africa’s entrepreneurs, Orange Digital Ventures has invested in one of Africa’s mobile technology company known as Africa’s Talking Ltd. Orange Digital Ventures Africa investment fund’s new initiative for Africa has announced its first investment to help Africa’s Talking raise US $8.

Nigeria’s Burgeoning Techsphere and the Arrival of CloudCover – Virtual SIM Technology

CloudCover recently joined the Nigerian tech space. Mobile operators, broadband companies, content providers and other technology-focused companies around the globe are pitching their tents in Nigeria. Of course, the underlying aim is to tap from the large market provided by the over 180 million Nigerians.

Nigeria’s TradeDepot Raises $3 Million From Pan-African VC, Partech

As part of its expansion plans, Nigerian SaaS web platform TradeDepot recently raised $3 million in funding from Partech Ventures. In realization of this drive, Partech Africa, thus, headquartered itself in Dakar-Senegal as its first move. Nigerian-based startup TradeDepot, recently raised $3 million in funding, becoming the first African startup to benefit from this scheme.

Climate Change: Africa Suffers from US Paris Withdrawal

Emit Less, Suffer Most from Climate Change! If the US withdrawal from what seems to be the greatest historic accord on climate change, has been condemned by several statesmen, it is definitely because they recognize the world power’s role in solving international perils and calamities. Unlike any other area in the world, Africa is going to be the most hit by this US action. Africa on a global scale accounts for a trivial amount of 

Biometric e-Gates at Ghana’s Airport; An Emulative Innovation

African governments are increasingly living the realities of the digital age by adopting and implementing different digital/e-governance practices. One of such e-government services in Africa is the Biometric         e-gates innovation introduced at Ghana’s Kotoka International Airport, Accra.   The biometric e-gates control and visa management system is part of a bigger e-migration initiative by the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS).

Cameroon: Telco or Non-Telco, Explore the Power of CSR

Many established companies, startups, and small businesses have often failed and ran out of business for the simple reason that they failed to give back to the communities in which they operate because business is designed to be mutually beneficial. To tap into the community’s ever flowing commitment to any brand or business, the company must be willing to perform philanthropic or charitable activities. Companies stand to gain a lot from getting involved in Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) activities; the ability to create long-lasting positive 

The 5 Biggest Creativity Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

With the thought of creativity, our minds rush in the direction of performance and arts. Most of us are misled to attribute creativity just to arts and music. Could it be possible that we do not fully comprehend the meaning of creativity? What is creativity to begin with? Creativity could be referred to as the ability to develop new ideas and discover new ways of looking at problems and opportunities.

Meet the Non-African Fighting for African Book Publishing

Passing on knowledge to generations has always been one of man’s greatest cravings and books have proven to be very good at disseminating such information. However, these authors seem to have very little or no market for their publications all