Pay-as-you-cook technology to revolutionise use of LPG in Rwanda

January 15, 2019

A Nigerian innovator named Oluwatobi Oyinlola has invented a device called Pay-as-you-cook meter to transform the application of liquefied petroleum gas, or LPG,

Plan to create single African passport takes shape

January 8, 2019

The African Union has revealed plans of fast-tracking the creation of one passport for all Africans. According to the head of the African

What 2019 might hold for cryptocurrencies in Africa

January 5, 2019

By Gitura Mwaura The appetite for digital currencies is yet to sour in Africa. There are over 2000 active digital currencies worldwide and

New report reveals how to maximize your Facebook reach in 2019

January 4, 2019

By Andrew Hutchinson We’re now a year on from Facebook’s major News Feed re-focus, which aimed to put more emphasis on personal engagement, while

NIRA in new nationwide ID registration & error rectification exercise

January 3, 2019

The National Identification Registration Authority (NIRA) will, beginning January 14, 2019, start registering people who did not get national identity cards as well as

Kenyan cryptocurrency Aidos Kuneen to list

December 27, 2018

Aidos Kuneen (ADK), a Tangle-based cryptocurrency is planning on offering itself as an exchange traded fund (ETF) in Kenya, Ricardo Badoer, the founder

5 social media trends to watch in 2019

December 25, 2018

By Rachel Strella  As 2018 nears its conclusion, business owners and marketers should be thinking about what they can do to make their companies

4 things the Xmas shopping craze teaches us about marketing luxuries

December 25, 2018

By Stephen Obeli Don’t the rich, the famous and the wannabes live and make most of their purchasing decisions everyday and weekend of the

4 simple elements of a successful social media advertising campaign

December 24, 2018

By Nathan Mendenhall Social media marketing is a very odd thing. On one hand, social media is a medium which enables brands to

Beyond mobile banking: How Africa’s fintech startups are bringing power to people

December 23, 2018

By Annie Bricker Africa is in a constant battle against its colossal geographic scale, political unrest, and lack of legacy infrastructure, creating a host

Eversend wins London School of Economics innovation race

December 21, 2018

Eversend, a digital payment gateway leveraging emerging technologies like blockchain to facilitate electronic money transfers, is among the winners of the London School

Facebook steps up plans to launch own cryptocurrency

December 21, 2018

Social networking site Facebook is set to mark its entry into the financial sector with a cryptocurrency that enables users to transfer money

Tuskys rolls out online store with drastic plan

December 19, 2018

Tuskys, one of East Africa’s biggest supermarkets, has ventured into the electronic commerce space with some unique services that could give it an

How to correct your National ID information in Uganda

December 18, 2018

The entire National ID registration process had a few errors here and there. Ranging from incorrect name spellings to the wrong date of

Rwanda set to roll out 4G Wi-Fi on public buses in Kigali

December 17, 2018

The government of Rwanda has announced it will be resuming the Internet on the Bus Initiative which had been suspended, following a series

5 ways to locate your ideal customers on social media

December 17, 2018

By Stephen Obeli I want to be honest with you today; many of us doing social media marketing in this year are playing

6 easy ways to troubleshoot your internet connection

December 15, 2018

Wi-Fi connection, broadband or any form of internet connection will require troubleshooting once in a while to fix connectivity issues. Below, we walk

How to replace a lost or stolen Uganda national ID

December 15, 2018

The National ID or identity card has become the most popular form of identity in Uganda today. Even telecom companies in Uganda look

American firm to help Ugandan farmers get health insurance via phone app

December 14, 2018

American firm CTI Africa has pledged to give Uganda farmers insurance offers, mobile banking, microfinance and agricultural education services early next year using

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

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

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

How to recover a forgotten or lost URA TIN (Tax Identification Number) online

December 11, 2018

Have you written your TIN number somewhere and can’t seem to find it? Or you never bothered writing it somewhere and can’t seem

Netflix rolls out first African series ‘Queen Sono’

December 11, 2018

American streaming giant Netflix is closing in on its plan of producing original African continent, headlining with a South African drama series “Queen

China says rejecting physical cash is illegal amid e-payments popularity

December 10, 2018

China’s central bank on Monday warned that rejecting cash as a form of payment was illegal, saying that such practices could eventually cause

Marketing: People don’t buy products, they buy better versions of themselves

December 8, 2018

By Zander Nethercutt The year was 1957, and Pepsi — like many of the youth at that time — was dealing with an identity

Rwanda launches own version of Netflix

December 7, 2018

Rwanda’s penchant for Information and Communication Technology has gone a notch higher with the launch of a web-based video streaming channel that is

Licensing of insurance brokers, agents goes digital

December 5, 2018

The Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda will start online licensing of Insurance Brokers, Bancassurance Agents and Loss Assessors in 2019 and perpetual licensing

Safaricom unveils Zuri, a customer care bot for messenger, Telegram

December 5, 2018

Kenya’s leading telecommunication company Safaricom rolled out Zuri, an artificial intelligence-powered chatbot that will help the telco’s customers to make inquiries via Telegram

Edgar Karamagi on why great content is the future of marketing

December 4, 2018

By Edgar Karamagi Working in the [Marketing and Advertising] industry, many times I have had to be asked on the question of what