Using IoT, Liquid Telecom & Code for Africa to monitor air pollution in Kenya

December 13, 2018

Liquid Telecom Kenya has partnered with Africa’s largest non-profit civic technology network Code for Africa (CfA) to install air quality sensors at 3,000 sites across Kenya, following warnings that air

Meet Wasla Browser, a search engine created for Africa, Middle East

December 12, 2018

Wasla Browser, a search engine created for internet users in the Middle East and Africa, has been launched in Egypt. Founded by Serag Meneassy, Mahmoud El Said and Taymour Sabry,

Digital taxi drivers demand increased fares

December 12, 2018

Digital taxi drivers have demanded application operators to increase fares per kilometer to match with the current costs incurred to sustain their work of ferrying people to different places in

After securing $180m, Liquid Telecom to ‘accelerate’ continental expansion

December 11, 2018

Liquid Telecom has reached an agreement with CDC Group Plc, the UK’s development finance institution, to invest $180m with the company. This investment will enable Liquid Telecom to expand its

Liquid Telecom to invest $400m in Egyptian network infrastructure, data centers

December 10, 2018

Liquid Telecom has announced that it is investing US $400m in Egypt over the next three years. This is part of a major partnership with Telecom Egypt which includes network

Kwesé unveils new strategy, launches Kwesé Play in Kenya

December 6, 2018

Nairobi, Kenya: The multiplatform broadcast network Kwesé, a subsidiary of Econet, today announced the launch of video-on-demand (VOD) streaming service, Kwesé Play, as the centerpiece in its new Kenyan broadcasting

Increasing fare bad for business, Uber tells bitter Kampala drivers

December 13, 2018

On Tuesday, drivers attached to the different ride-hailing services in Kampala expressed their dissatisfaction with the prevailing situation in the industry, issuing a 7-day ultimatum. Under their umbrella body, the

Introducing Konza innovation hub, an incubator backed by Huawei

December 13, 2018

Chinese multinational telecommunications equipment and consumer electronics company Huawei has joined a growing list of global companies that are setting up hubs to power the technology and startup ecosystem in

IBM, Hello Tractor develop blockchain powered solutions for African farmers

December 13, 2018

Hello Tractor, a startup that helps farmers digitally access tractors has teamed up with the research team of the American multinational IT company IBM to create artificial intelligence- and blockchain-based

Zembo to sell electric motorcycles in Uganda in 2019

December 13, 2018

Zembo, an automotive company started by two French engineers, will begin selling electric motorcycles in Uganda in April 2019, SautiTech has been informed by the founders. The startup will join

5 best ways to improve the sound on your TV

December 12, 2018

LED TV, OLED TV, and QLED TV come to mind whenever one looks to improve their TV experience. But the picture quality shouldn’t be the only thing that matters. Sound

WorldRemit, Ethiopian bank sign deal to boost remittances

December 11, 2018

Global money transfer agency WorldRemit has struck a deal with Addis International Bank, which is based in Ethiopia, to boost online money transfer in the country and add more users