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Tunisia set to launch use of drones in agriculture pilot project

Tunisia is set to launch the pilot of a project aimed at using drones in agriculture. This is will take place on Thursday at a ceremony in Tunis. The project's aim...
The team from BeneFactors Ltd

BeneFactors Ltd named winner of Seedstars Kigali

Seedstars Kigali took place last evening and BeneFactors Ltd emerged the winner. The factoring company now joins the list of winners from across Africa that'll travel to Switzerland for the Seedstars...

CB Insights puts Q2 2018 investment in African fintechs at $63M

A report by CB Insights has pegged investment into African fintechs (VC-backed) at $63 Million for the period of second quarter 2018. According to the report , this is a record...
Africa's talking incubator for software engineers

Africa’s Talking is expanding to 6 African countries at once

It is normal for a startup to embark on rapid scaling immediately after raising funding. That unfounded rule is applying to Kenya's API platform, Africa's Talking, that recently raised around $8.6...
EWB Ventures

EWB Ventures sets up shop in Kampala, to invest up to $100,000

EWB Ventures, the impact investing arm of the Canadian not for profit Engineers Without Borders, is growing its presence in Kampala. This was confirmed by Kawanguzi Japheth, the founder of The Innovation...
TMS Ruge

Hive Colab’s TMS Ruge appointed to Andela’s Global Advisory Council

Yesterday, Andela - which has been operating in Uganda for over a year - officially launched in the country. It hosted Uganda's tech community to an evening-get-together sort of where they...
GSMA

Mobile subscriber growth in Sub-Saharan Africa has slowed, GSMA report

GSMA, through GSMA Intelligence - its data and analysis arm - has released a report  which indicates that mobile subscriber growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is slowing down. "Growth rates in the region have...
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...