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Staff Writer

Staff Writer and Contributor on trending stories on technology and startups.
  • Venture Capitalists

    Guest Post: Investor Bias – The Problem with Venture Capitalists

    Johannesburg-based Broadcaster & Entrepreneur, Andile Masuku shares insights from African Tech Round-up podcast session with Mark Kaigwa and Musa Kalenga on “Investor Bias – The Problem with Venture Capitalists.” A few weeks ago one of Kenya’s finest digital heads, Mark Kaigwa, joined Musa Kalenga and me on the African...
  • Uber Guidelines-Blog

    Uber Introduces Alcohol Bans, Draws Lines on Language and Sexual Behaviour During Trips. 

    Uber has drawn tough boundaries in a new golden rule stipulating what is the right behaviour for drivers and passengers After hitting 5 billion rides in total, Uber has drawn tough boundaries in a new golden rule stipulating what is the right behaviour for drivers and passengers in a...
  • Africa Science Week

    Africa Science Week Aims to Recalibrate Innovation Among Young People

    Africa Science Week aims to develop tomorrow’s scientists and technologists by engaging children and young people in scientific activities. The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung has launched the NEF Africa Science Week in Nairobi,...
  • SheFarms

    SheFarms is raising $8.2K to Support 120 female farmers in Ghana

    Amsterdam-based SheFarms is raising $8.2K to supply female farmers in Ghana with smartphones & farming software An Amsterdam-based social agribusiness empowering smallholder female farmers across the developing world to improve their farming capabilities is raising USD $8.2K to supply female farmers in Ghana with smartphones & farming software. Through...
  • Travel Gadgets

    Infographic: Extreme Travel Gadgets, Beyond the Power Bank.

    Which items comes on your top travel list? Check out this infographic that touches on extreme travel gadgets for your trips. Technology is changing the world that we live in, mostly for the better and occasionally for the worse. One sector in which technology is making a big change...
  • iSpace Foundation

    iSpace Foundation Opens Applications for Women in Technology Programme

    iSpace Foundation opens applications for its Unlocking Women and Technology (UWAT) program aimed at exposing young ladies to the world of technology and entrepreneurship. An innovation hub and co-working space, iSpace Foundation located in the heart of Accra have opened applications for its Unlocking Women and Technology (UWAT) program which...
  • GSMA Innovation Fund

    GSMA Launches Second Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund

    The GSMA has launched its second Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund to invest in and empower African Startups. The GSMA has launched its second Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund following the success of the first round which invested in start-ups across the continent. The Innovation Fund provides selected start-ups in Africa...
  • Livia App

    Livia App Wants To Be The Uber for Ordering and Delivering Drugs

    Livia App – The medicine ordering and delivery platform aim to be the ‘Uber’ for Chemists. Livia app is an Uber-like mobile app which allows users order medicine and personal care items from a wide selection of chemists online. The service which officially launched today will allow users order medicine...
  • Vusi Thembekwayo

    Vusi Thembekwayo Launches Entrepreneurship Mentorship Programme

    South African Venture Capitalist Vusi Thembekwayo has launched a mentorship programme, #Top40, under his MyGrowthFund (MGF) Company. South African Venture Capitalist, Vusi Thembekwayo has launched a mentorship programme, #Top40 under MyGrowthFund (MGF) a company he launched recently to find and nurture high-growth black entrepreneurs through funding, incubation and enterprise development platforms....