• Spotify_MENA

    Spotify Expands to 4 MENA Countries: Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco & Algeria. 

    Music streaming service, Spotify has expanded into four North African countries: Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, and Algeria but there is a catch. Earlier this year, there was talk that Spotify, the world’s most popular music streaming platform was planning to expand into the Middle East and North Africa sometime in Q4...
  • Kwesé TV

    Kwesé TV To Stop Pay-TV Services to Refocus on Digital Streaming

    Pay television service provider, Kwesé TV, has concluded plans to reduce the number of channels on its platform to focus on streaming services for it 11 markets. Dynamic pan-African satellite TV network Kwesé TV, part of Econet Media is refocusing its business strategy and service offerings, to align them...
  • Africa4Future

    Airbus Bizlab To Foster New Aerospace Business Models with African Startups.

    Airbus BizLab launches a call for African startups to rethink how their technology could interact with Aerospace. Airbus announced the launch of its second edition of #Africa4Future, a joint accelerator program between Airbus’ global aerospace accelerator BizLab and Make-IT in Africa, a programme by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale...
  • MEST_Nairobi_2

    MEST Africa Opens East African Incubator in Nairobi, Kenya.

    MEST Africa officially launched its flagship East African space in Nairobi, Kenya after the launch of MEST Lagos and MEST Cape Town Incubators. A shared space with the Meltwater Nairobi Office in Nairobi Garage, the MEST Incubator Nairobi is home to Portfolio Companies Sharehouse and Nestmetric. The new Nairobi Incubator will...
  • AdMaxx_Radio

    AF Radio Launches Its Own Audio Ads Network Called AdMaxx

    AdMaxx – a Ghanaian audio advertisement network for radio and podcast content by the developers behind AF Radio has launched today. An audio ad network for radio and podcast content, AdMaxx developed by the team behind AF Radion has launched today. This new product will enable brands to place audio ads...
  • Kigali-Andela-Rwanda

    Rwanda Dev’t Board signs MoU with Andela to establish a Tech hub in Kigali

    The Government of Rwanda has signed a memorandum of understanding with Andela to establish “the first Pan-African tech hub” in Kigali, Rwanda. The Government of Rwanda, represented by the Ministry of ICT and Rwanda Development Board, has today signed a partnership agreement with Andela to establish the company’s pan-African...
  • Brahima Sanou, Director, ITU/BDT

    ITU Reveals Annual Measuring the Information Society 2017 Report

    ITU reveals the latest global ICT Development Index country ranking with the release of Measuring the Information Society 2017 Report The 9th edition of ITU’s flagship annual Measuring the Information Society Report has been released today. The Measuring the Information Society Report is widely recognized as the repository of the...
  • Ho Node_1

    Ho Node Hub Bridging the Gender Digital Skills Gap for Female Entrepreneurs

    An all-inclusive hub; Ho Node in the Volta Region is offering digital skills training, business support and a conducive space to female entrepreneurs. The demand for capable personnel with digital skills is soaring as more companies are undergoing digital transformations. However the supply of these skilled personnel is low....