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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...
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...
truecaller

You can now record your phone calls using the Truecaller app

Caller identification app Truecaller can now support call recording for Android users. This was announced on the app support site. "Call recorder is finally here," reads part of the announcement. True Caller...
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...
african entrepreneurship awards

10 Ugandans make it to Round 3 of the 2018 African Entrepreneurship Awards

The 2018 Africa Entrepreneurship Awards are into the 3rd round, and 10 Ugandans have made it. According to the progressive results, published by the African Entrepreneurship Awards through their website; 508 Entrepreneurs'...
ict4d

The 2019 ICT4D Conference is Coming to Kampala

The 2019 ICT for Development (ICT4D) Conference will take place from April 30 to May 2 in Kampala, Uganda. The conference will have an added Training Day on May 3rd for...
africa ceo forum

The 2019 Africa CEO Forum to be held in Rwanda

The 7th edition of the Africa CEO Forum, an annual gathering of CEOs and investors from the African private sector, is set for Rwanda's capital Kigali. The forum which brings together over 1,500 public-sector decision-makers...
Digital Impact Awards

Startups dominate Digital Impact Awards 2018 Nominations

An award nomination is a huge boost to a startup. It is not only a foundational ground for the founders, but also a quality endorsement of the product or service delivered. The...
Westerwelle Startup Haus Kigali

Rwanda’s latest tech hub Westerwelle Startup Haus Kigali is set to launch

Westerwelle Startup Haus Kigali, a new tech hub in Rwanda's capital is set to launch. Located next to the Kigali Convention Centre, the hub is still testing its services with the...
whatsapp

Facebook has finally decided to monetize the Whatsapp Business feature

After splashing over $19 Billion to acquire WhatsApp, Facebook seems to be finally figuring out how to make money out of the messaging platform. And that is going to be through...