Andela Egypt

Andela must be expanding to Egypt with this recent job announcement

Yesterday, Andela announced a call for applications for Senior Developers in Cairo, Egypt. Giving me a reason to believe the company is officially setting up Andela Egypt. "Andela is launching recruitment for...
Ahmad Mokhles Liquid Telecom Group

Liquid telecom Group appoints Group Chief Operating Officer

Liquid Telecom Group has today announced that they have appointed Ahmad Mokhles as the Group Chief Operating Officer. "Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has announced that Ahmad Mokhles has been appointed...
Social media and mobile money tax

New survey indicates sharp drop in Social Media and Mobile Money usage in Uganda

Yesterday, results of a survey that was carried out to evaluate the impact of the recent taxes on OTTs (social media) and mobile money were released. However, they indicate a sharp...
Outbox and Moringa School

Outbox, Moringa school graduate their first batch

In April this year, Outbox and Moringa School announced that they had entered a partnership to run a 5-week full-time introduction to programming course. "Outbox, in collaboration with Kenya based Moringa School – launched today...
Seedstars

These are the 9 startups to pitch at Seedstars Kigali this Friday

Seedstars World will be heading to Kigali this Friday for Seedstars Kigali and the startups that'll be competing have been announced. Most of the selected startups are either pre-revenue or at beta stage....
Young Achievers Awards

Young Achievers Awards has announced the judges for this year

Young Achievers Awards has today unveiled the list of judges for this year. This comes just two months after they announced a call for nominations. Comprised of 16, the list has individuals...
Africa's Talking CEO, Sam Gikandi

Africa’s Talking moves Ugandan office from Hive Colab to Acacia Place

When Africa's Talking raised US $8.6 Million earlier this year from IFC Venture Capital and Orange Digital Ventures, they highlighted "expand into more African countries" as their key thing. But, re-enforcing their...
Henri Nyakarundi ARED

ARED surpasses halfway mark in crowdfunding campaign to raise €250,000

ARED Germany UG has surpassed the halfway mark in its crowdfunding campaign seeking to raise €250,000. It is a Germany company set up to finance projects of ARED Group, a social enterprise that...
Solomon King Benge, the founder of FundiBots

Edtech startup, Fundi Bots, has secured additional funding

Solomon King Benge, the Founder of Fundi Bots, has announced that the edtech startup has raised more grant funding. "It gives me great joy to officially announce that Fundi Bots has...
Zayed Sustainability Prize

Zayed Sustainability Prize is looking for Impact-driven innovations

Last week, The Innovation Village held an info session aimed at creating awareness about the Zayed Sustainability Prize. The event was also to act as an opportunity to drum up applications for...