Partech Ventures launches Partech Africa

Partech Ventures Vows To Revive Francophone Africa’s Dying Startups

For decades, there has been widespread media stories of unfolding African digital revolutions, especially with the wonders of the Silicon Savannah. Yet, Francophone Africa...
UNICEF and Blockchain Technology Funding: What Correlation?

UNICEF and Blockchain Funding: What Correlation?

The United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says it wants to invest in early-stage blockchain startups. This sounds strange, and is already raising questions...
FinTech venture funding in Africa

How FinTech Startups Sucked up Africa’s Funding in 2017

Just a decade ago, mobile phones propelled Africa into the tech ecosystem, especially with the arrival of mobile money. The untainted success of mobile...
Cameroon-based Afrocentric Startup Develops New Video Game Concept

Gameroon Develops New Afrocentric Video Game Concept

We live in a century where technology is gradually defining the development path of every continent. Consequently, young African startups are also beginning to...
Cameroonian Undergraduate Student Develops a Motivation App for Developers

Undergraduate Student Builds Motivation App for Coders and Developers

Coding can be a lonely pursuit for any software developer. As such, it’s very easy to become dispirited, stressed out and as a result,...

Net Neutrality Repeal Endorses Internet Restrictions in Africa

The US telecommunications regulator, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), on December 14, 2017, voted 3 to 2, to repeal the principle of net neutrality...
Ubenwa

Ubenwa Develops Life-Saving Machine for Newborn Babies

A Nigerian startup has developed an app, Ubenwa which is a learning system with the capacity to detect child birth asphyxia. The founders hope to save...
SICO Technology Unveils Egypt's First Locally-Made Smartphone

SICO Technology Unveils Egypt’s First Locally-Made Smartphone

By January 2017, mobile phone subscription in Egypt recorded 110 percent, with 98.2 million users. Earlier this month, the country announced the launch of...
mobile number portabilty

Mobile Number Portability Goes Operational this Month

After a number of unaccounted delays in late 2016 and early 2017, the Telecommunications Regulatory Agency (ART) has finally announced that mobile number portability...
shoppote

Shoppote Launches Hyperlocal Commerce in Cameroon

E-commerce is a really great way to get what you need from anywhere in the world but discovering just what you need to purchase...
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The Hustler’s Digest – Fundraising Or Fund Leveling?

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Telecommunication Giants Get New Management Officers

Cameroon’s Telecommunication Giants Get New Management Officers

The two major telecommunications giants in Cameroon, MTN and ORANGE now have new Chief Executive Officers. The new appointees replace Philisiwe Sibiya and Elisabeth Medou...
Chipsafer is tackling cattle rustling in Kenya with a remote chip tracking technology

Remote-Tracking Technology Could Cripple Cattle Rustling in Africa

Cattle rustling in Africa has, in recent years, usurped the economies of some African communities, thereby retarding their growth potential. Livestock owners in Kenya...

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