• Rwandan Software Development Startup, Exuus Wins Seedstars Kigali

    Rwandan software development firm Exuus has emerged the winner of last Friday’s Seedstars Kigali pitching event. Kigali-based Exuus has developed a digital and inter-operable decentralized ledger for saving groups. The startup was founded in 2014 by CEO Shema Steve (pictured above, middle). Exuus will now represent Rwanda at the Seedstars Africa summit which...
  • Edtech Startup, eCampus nominated for Mobex Africa Innovation Awards

    Ghanaian EdTech startup, eCampus – an innovative digital startup and integrated robust learning platform has been nominated for the Mobex Africa Innovation Awards. eCampus is an innovative, integrated robust learning platform that combines ease of content creation, access, and monitoring of student progress with easy payment solutions. eCampus literally...
  • Facebook Celebrates Africa’s “Icons of Change” in Ghana.

    Facebook celebrates 40 young leaders, developers, entrepreneurs, and change-makers from across Sub-Saharan Africa at their “Icons of Change” event in Ghana. Facebook at the weekend brought together 40 young leaders, developers, entrepreneurs, and change-makers from across Sub-Saharan Africa, to a two-day event in Accra, Ghana, titled “Celebrating Icons of...
  • MEST Africa invests $1.1m in Tech startups across Africa

    MEST Africa continues its commitment to early-stage startups, investing in eleven teams from its 2019 graduating cohort. Now in its 11th year investing in tech entrepreneurs in Africa, MEST Africa announced a funding round of US$1,1m in startups formed from its recently graduated 2019 training program cohort. Out of...
  • Travel & Experiences Startup, Tastemakers Africa have raised a $1 million seed round

    Travel and Experiences startup from New-York, Tastemakers Africa has raised a $1 million seed round — led by Precursor Ventures. New-York based travel and experiences startup, Tastemakers Africa have raised a $1 million seed round to help them connect people with authentic experiences and travel options. Whether you are...
  • Fintech: Nvoicia Adjudged Best Startup At Seedstars Accra Event.

    On the 8th of August, during Seedstars Accra, Nvoicia won the Ghana round of Seedstars World 2019 and will potentially represent the country at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland to compete for up to USD 500,000 in equity investment and other prizes....
  • A look at Innovation and technology in Rwanda’s development agenda

    Even though Rwanda’s entrepreneurial ecosystem remains young, this article explores Rwanda’s fast-track development agenda for it’s innovation and technology sectors. The conventional narrative about the last three decades of Rwanda’s socio-economic history unfolds this way: A small, landlocked country with a troubled past has turned the engine on under...
  • Net Freedom At Stake: China Helping African Government Spy On Their Citizens.

    Internet Freedom is currently at stake as China is exporting their digital surveillance methods to African governments to spy on its citizens. The internet is growing less free around the world, and democracy itself is withering under its influence. The China-Africa (SinoAfrica) relationship is seeing new light in the...
  • Google announces Equiano, a subsea cable from Portugal to South Africa

    Google today announced Equiano, a new private subsea cable fully funded that will be between Lisbon in Portugal and Cape Town, South Africa. Google has announced the launch of a new private subsea cable that will connect Africa with Europe. Named Equiano, the new Google subsea cable to Africa...