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Jumia launches multi-purpose Android app

African e-commerce company, Jumia, has announced the launch of Jumia One, an all-in-one Android app that allows customers to conduct all types of online transactions including airtime recharge, DSTV and electricity payments...

19 hours ago

Top five robotic systems to watch in agriculture

There are already several companies that have made significant strides in creating robotic systems for use in agriculture that are either in field-testing stages or already entering the market...

By Nate Dorsey 20 hours ago

LEAGOO T5c available in flash sales on Jumia Mobile Week for ₦38,850

LEAGOO T5c is the world's first smartphone equipped with Spreadtrum SC9853I SoC, which can greatly enhance SoC performance at an even lower power consumption...

Issued by Spreadtrum 13 hours ago

Showcasing African startups and leadership

For the sixth consecutive year, the Africa CEO Forum will honour the economic performance of leaders, companies and investors in Africa...

1 day ago

12 startups selected for first African Google Launchpad Accelerator

Google has announced the 12 startups that will participate in the first Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa class at an event held in Lagos, Nigeria...

By Tom Jackson 3 days ago

Why my startup scene is better than yours: Ghana

Which African tech startup ecosystem is the most viable for launching a business or making investments?

By Tom Jackson 3 days ago

Sharpening African manufacturers' competitive edge with technology

African countries from South Africa to Ethiopia to Nigeria are pinning some of their hope for economic growth and job creation on industrialisation...

By Matthew Kibby 3 days ago

Women In Tech Summit 2018 gathers women in Lagos

Saturday, 10 March 2018 saw the Andela Women in Technology Summit 2018 take place at Epic Tower in Lagos...

19 Mar 2018

Innovation policy hackathons to take place in Abuja, Lagos

Entrepreneurs, investors, students and public sector officials are meeting in Lagos and Abuja next week for Nigeria's first public policy hackathon to brainstorm ways in which the regulatory environment for innovation and entrepreneurship can be improved across Nigeria.

By Tom Jackson 19 Mar 2018

Social media prompts smartphone adoption in Nigeria

Nigeria's mobile trends are highlighted in a report on key industry patterns, ahead of the start of Mobile Week...

19 Mar 2018

#ECMA2018: Adopt a humanistic approach to AI

Artificial intelligence doesn't have to induce a Hollywood sci-fi dystopian nightmare in which robots take over the world. It may instead offer an exciting opportunity to connect consumers to your brand...

By Maroefah Smith 16 Mar 2018

Digital consumers + seamless engagement = an epic experience

Over the next five years, digital technologies will dramatically disrupt how consumers will engage with retail brands well into the future...

By Simon Holt 16 Mar 2018

Africa's smartphone market expected to reverse declines

Economic recovery in Nigeria and South Africa, two of Africa's biggest markets for smartphones, is expected to have a positive impact on consumer confidence and sales...

14 Mar 2018

Casablanca to host Afrikonnect event later this month

The Moroccan city of Casablanca will host its first Afrikonnect event from 22-23 March 2018, bringing together startups, investors, and corporates...

By Tom Jackson 14 Mar 2018

New book launches with stories of African female entrepreneurs

Founding Women is a book that aims to increase the visibility of role models for young African women and girls...

9 Mar 2018

Kenya's A24Media launches $1m media tech investment fund

Kenyan independent news channel A24Media has announced the launch of a US$1 million investment fund to back innovative media technology developers from around the world...

By Gabriella Mulligan 8 Mar 2018

Tech startups invited to apply for Injini's second cohort

The Injini team will be travelling to Accra, Lagos, Dar es Salaam, Kampala, and Nairobi in search for another eight early-stage tech businesses with innovative, scalable solutions to African education challenges...

7 Mar 2018

#SeamlessAfrica: Banking is not about the app, but connectivity and content

The bank of the future is not necessarily about apps, but about engaging people where they are spending time...

By Nicci Botha 6 Mar 2018

Africa Rising: How Geospatial data analytics is transforming governance on the continent

In Africa, the potential of data to improve governance is just beginning to make itself felt...

By Dustin Homer 6 Mar 2018

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