Posts Tagged ‘Kenya’

DEMO Africa’s Top 40 Tech Startups of 2014

DEMO Africa has just announced the 40 chosen tech startups that will launch their product on the DEMO Africa stage in September 2014. The finalists come from all over the continent with 14 startups from Nigeria followed by Kenya, Ghana and Egypt. According to the event organizers more than 400 applications were received, proving that there is great ambition in the local tech scene. Nigeria’s Minister for ...

14 Jul 7:54 PM 0 Read More...

#WhenWomenSpeak – (Re)Defining Kenyan Feminisms

Brenda Wambui & Michael Onsando just published #WhenWomenSpeak, their first quarterly e-book under Brainstorm, an online journal they co-founded. The Brainstorm Quarterly e-book was born out of the humble plan to take over the world. The Quarterlies exist to create bodies of work around topics they feel are important in Kenya, and the first issue is on women and Feminism. Why Feminism? Women are oppress...

25 Apr 9:05 AM 2 Read More...

TECNO Cracks Down on Counterfeit Handsets in Africa

With the mobile phone manufacturer TECNO becoming more and more popular in African market, a great many fake products appeared, threatening the benefits of the manufacturer, its distributors and dealers, local government and the customers as well. TECNO determined to offer a heavy blow to fake handsets in many countries in Africa, such as Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia and so on, hoping for building a healthier mob...

24 Apr 6:49 AM 0 Read More...

Toby Shapshak’s TED Talk on Africa: You Don’t Need an App for That!

Are the simplest phones the smartest? While the rest of the world is updating statuses and playing games on smartphones, Africa is developing useful SMS-based solutions to everyday needs, says journalist Toby Shapshak. In this eye-opening talk, Shapshak explores the frontiers of mobile invention in Africa as he asks us to reconsider our preconceived notions of innovation. Toby speaks of innovation in Afr...

01 Apr 3:00 PM 0 Read More...

Hangout: Facebook’s 10th Anniversary & Social Media in Africa.

Every month, BloggingGhana organizes a Google Hangout to share and discuss on topics very important to bloggers and the online community in Ghana and Africa. For the month of February, 2014 the hangout was on topic: Facebook's 10th Anniversary & How Social Media has affected the African continent. The Hangout hosted by one of BloggingGhana's award-winning blogger - Jemila Abdulai (@jabdulai), author of C...

03 Mar 12:17 PM 0 Read More...
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