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The Daily Brief: Visa & Branch in partnership, Jack Ma visiting SA, and more

Here's a brief look at the main activities that have happened across the continent. Visa and Branch partnership Payments technology company, Visa, and Nairobi mobile-based money lender Branch International have announced a...
youth connekt

The 2018 Youth Connekt Africa Summit slated for 8th to 10th October

Registration for this year's Youth Connekt Africa Summit is on, with the conference scheduled for 8th to 10th of October. Just as the inaugural summit, the second edition is to be hosted...
Chipper Cash

Chipper cash wants to do to money what WhatsApp did to texting

Moving money across Africa is still a challenge that not even mobile money has been able to solve. Where it has attempted to, the costs have been ridiculous. And yet this...
innovation

What you need to know about the Tanzania Innovation Ecosystem

In 2011, Buni Hub, Kinu Co-Creation Hub and Mara Space where the only players in Dar es Salaam with actual physical spaces to support urban entrepreneurs. The concept of working on startups and nurturing...
tech hubs

These are the 3 latest tech hubs in Tanzania’s eco-system

Tech hubs have played a pivotal role in building and sustaining technology ecosystems across Africa. In fact, in some countries or ecosystems, innovation or startups are synonymous with tech hubs. The number...
Dustyn Winder

To build a successful company, start with a clearly defined problem – Dustyn Winder

When you talk about startups and investments in Africa, only a few cities come to people’s mind. Yet, with the increase in venture capital flowing to the continent, this is beginning...
seedstars

A round up of Africa’s Seedstars competition winners since 2016

In a tour which covers 21 African cities, delegates from Seedstars travel across Africa attending events as they scout for “the best startups” in each of the ecosystems. The 10 best startups from each...
dhl

DHL and Ethiopian Airlines partner to form a joint venture company

Logistics company DHL Global Forwarding and Ethiopian Airlines have signed an agreement to form a joint venture company Cargo Logistics provider in DHL-Ethiopian Airlines Logistics Services Ltd. "The joint venture deal will see...
Emmanuel Katongole, co-founder and executive chairman of CiplaQCi

Uganda’s CiplaQCi set for IPO with a valuation of US $12.5 Million

CiplaQCi, a Ugandan pharmaceutical manufacturing company has started its journey towards listing on the Uganda Securities Exchange. This was revealed through a 129 paged prospectus which also detailed the company's...
Binance Uganda

Binance is showing that it is committed to Uganda, starts hiring

When Binance - through its CEO, Changpeng Zhao, announced in May that they would be expanding to Uganda, few would take him seriously. It was easy to dismiss it for PR...