How We Made It: Randgold CEO on mining and community development
27 Feb 2015 - The mining industry could do a better job at community development in Africa, says Mark Bristow.
TechMoran: CEO Weekends: Google To Unveil The YouTube Kids App
27 Feb 2015 - Google will soon be releasing a new app for children on its online video service YouTube called ‘YouTube Kids’. The app
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IT News Africa: What could a mobile banking revolution mean for SA?
27 Feb 2015 - Innovation is nothing new for South Africa’s banking industry, which – along with Morocco and Egypt – has set a high standard for African financial services.
New mobile payment platforms can provide a foundation for financial inclusion in South Africa and beyond, says...
Duwaa: The 30 Shades of The StarTimes Basic Bouquet, Pocket-friendly and Efficient
27 Feb 2015 - So you’ve been hearing me talk about StarTimes for a while now, and how awesome and cheap their packages are. Now this time I’ll be showing you just how awesome and cheap they are. So sit down, grab a pen and paper if you have to and take some notes.
TechMoran: Safaricom wages war on Airtel’s Unliminet | Reviews its data plans downwards
27 Feb 2015 - Nairobi woke up to great news of Safaricom introducing New Internet bundles to give customers more data and make internet browsing affordable.
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Duwaa: Scientists are Building a Storage Device Capable of Storing All of Facebook's and Google's Data Using DNA
27 Feb 2015 - Here’s one problem that everyone who owns a USB drive, external hard drive or any device with the capacity to store data for that matter (a smartphone perhaps) understands. There will come a point in time you’ll have stored too much and you will have to decide what to...
TechMoran: Vodafone Ghana & Kirusa launch ‘Ebola Public Health Project’
27 Feb 2015 - The Ghanaian branch of Vodafone together with Kirusa have launched of ‘Ebola Public Health Project. The project will work under the
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TechMoran: Ghana’s Suba Photo App Launches in NYC
27 Feb 2015 - Ghana’s Suba, a group photo sharing mobile app has announced it will officially launch in NYC this Saturday, February 28th at The
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IT News Africa: Orange & GreenLight Planet to provide solar lighting in Kenya
27 Feb 2015 - The solar lamps bundled with a mobile phone will cost KES 3,899 for the Sun King mobile, KES 4,699 for the Sun King Pro II and KES 8,799 for the Sun King Home.
Orange Kenya has inked a deal with GreenLight Planet in order to provide solar lighting to Kenyan homes. The...
How We Made It: Africa Tech Trends: Another week of farce on African digital migration
27 Feb 2015 - Tom Jackson talks about the reality of Africa's unpreparedness for its migration to digital broadcasting.
TechMoran: MTN & University Of Cape Town Make A $13 Million Partnership To Accelerate Innovations In Africa
27 Feb 2015 - MTN South Africa and the University Of Cape Town Graduate School Of Business (UCT GSB) are looking at making it big on
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TechMoran: Airtel Nigeria Launches music streaming & Download app Wynk
27 Feb 2015 - Airtel Nigeria has launched Wynk, a premium music streaming and download app to give its subscribers unlimited access to millions of international
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Techweez: With new data rates from Safaricom and Airtel, what next for ‘bundles mwitu’?
27 Feb 2015 - Bundles mwitu is the term we use on social media and the streets to describe data bundles you buy from third parties that are not affiliated to Safaricom. They are quite popular with the young people especially those in colleges. With more and more Kenyans getting...
IT News Africa: Zambia: Liquid Telecom launches FTTH
27 Feb 2015 - The FTTH Service is expected to provide speeds of up to 100Mbps within Zambia. (Image Credit: Darryl Linington).
Liquid Telecom has revealed the launch of its Fibre To The Home (FTTH) service. According to the company, the FTTH Service is expected to provide speeds of...
Moses Kemibaro: How Will Kenyan Businesses Respond To Google’s ‘Mobile Friendly’ Search Results?
27 Feb 2015 - Yesterday Google announced what could be a very significant change in their ranking algorithm for search engine results. The announcement indicates that from the 21st of April 2015 (less than a month away as of this writing), Google mobile search results will...
Duwaa: Pay Attention, This is Why Your Family Needs StarTimes and Not Just TV
27 Feb 2015 - Sometimes before we take that step forward it is important that we take a look back at where we just came from, so why should it be different for TV?
IT News Africa: EnerGlobe Ltd. to host Africa’s 1st dedicated CIO Mining Summit
27 Feb 2015 - The CIO Mining Africa Summit will be held from the 21st-22nd May.The CIO Mining Africa Summit will be held at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice !, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, on the 21st-22nd May.
This landmark event will engage CIO’s, CEO’s & Ministers for the 1st...
Duwaa: Trending Images, Lupitas Sh14 million Pearl Dress Stolen From Her Hotel room, February 27, 2015
27 Feb 2015 - Actor Lupita Nyong'o made headlines at this year's Oscars not for winning an award but because of her dress embelished with 6000 pearls. And now even after the headlines the dress continues to make headlines after it was stollen from her hotel room at the Opulent...
TechMoran: KCB Group posts KShs. 23.8B in Pre-Tax Profit
27 Feb 2015 - KCB Bank Group has posted an 18% rise in full year 2014 pre-tax profit, riding on double-digit growth in balance sheet and
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IT News Africa: Is e-commerce challenging traditional business models in Africa?
27 Feb 2015 - Charles Brewer, Managing Director of DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa.
The rise of e-commerce on the African continent is changing the face of the traditional consumer, and brands need to adapt their business models and strategies in order to remain relevant amongst...
Techweez: Safaricom slashes data bundle rates in swift counter to Airtel’s Unliminet tariff
27 Feb 2015 - Safaricom has moved swiftly to counter the recent onslaught on its turf by Airtel Kenya and the highly entrepreneurial minds who saw the rise in demand for affordable data rates and introduced what we fondly refer to as bundles mwitu. This was bound to happen. It was...
TechMoran: TrustPay set to launch in Ghana to power direct online payments for merchants
26 Feb 2015 - Available in Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Niger, DRC, Mali, Tanzania, South Africa, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Turkey, UAE, TrustPay is set to launch
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How We Made It: Five steps to assess and mitigate business risks
26 Feb 2015 - African businesses face a vast array of risks and the correct risk management policies need to be identified and in place.
Moses Kemibaro: Airtel Kenya Invests Kes. 2.5 Billion To Upgrade Its 3G Network
26 Feb 2015 - Today Airtel Kenya announced that it has invested Kes 2.5 Billion so far to upgrade its mobile network to enhance indoor coverage and overall 3G data quality in Kenya. The upgrade has so far been completed in Mombasa and Kitale with Nairobi’s currently underway.
TechMoran: Enterprise Big Data Predictions, 2015
26 Feb 2015 - Guest post by Dr. Gilbert Saggia, Country Manager, Oracle Kenya. Large companies realize that the big data bell tolls for them, not
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How We Made It: Private equity firm wants to propel Tanzanian businesses to greater heights
26 Feb 2015 - Talking investment with CEO of Mkoba Private Equity Fund.
Techweez: 5 Great Apps For Unorthodox Gamers
26 Feb 2015 - There’s a repetitive nature to app gaming that makes it difficult to know which games are worth downloading, and which would be best avoided. Every week, we see a new batch of top new releases and most popular apps, and the disappointing thing is that many of them are...
TechMoran: Anzisha Prize 2015 opens to give $75,000 to entrepreneurs in Africa
26 Feb 2015 - The Anzisha Prize which has announced a call for applications today for Africa’s youngest, most exciting social and business entrepreneurs under 22
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Duwaa: After Giving its Consumers Unlimited Internet, Airtel is Investing 2.5 Billion to Expand and Improve its 3G Coverage
26 Feb 2015 - Airtel has announced that it has invested Ksh. 2.5 billion to upgrade its network to enhance indoor coverage and 3G quality in Kenya. The upgrade of all sites in Mombasa and Kitale townships has been completed, with Nairobi’s already in progress.
Duwaa: Photos of The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Leak, See How the Next Galaxy Will Look
26 Feb 2015 - The mystery of how the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge look like may have just been solved thanks to a bunch of leaked pictures of the two smartphones and now after a long time we can finally confirm or deny some of the rumors that you may have read on this... Pages