Africanhair PLC, trading as BeautyClick, a leading beauty e-commerce company has announced its intention to raise new equity by listing at the Nairobi Securities Exchange.  Founded in 2016 by Danish investors, BeautyClick is a pioneering beauty e-commerce company that has grown to be the...
Kenyan agency banking startup Tanda is expanding its operations regionally after securing funding from early-stage African tech investor HAVAÍC, Zedcrest Capital, DFS Lab, Victor Asemota and three other investors. Tanda has also secured key strategic partnerships with Mastercard and Interswitch which will further accelerate its...
Every year hundreds of the world's most promising innovations in the field of justice apply to the Innovating Justice Challenge. Do you want your justice startup to grow with our Justice Accelerator Programme? Then read on…. What is the Innovating Justice Challenge?
Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic Facebook has been working to connect people to accurate information and reduce misinformation on its platforms. Last month it announced the biggest worldwide campaign (https://bit.ly/3cGJamf) to promote authoritative information about Covid-19 vaccines - working to remove false vaccine claims, reduce distribution of...
5G technology will enable new applications in areas such as virtual reality, augmented reality and artificial intelligence for Safaricom subscribers Nokia 5G radio and FastMile 5G gateways provide ultra-fast Fixed Wireless Access services to subscribers; Safaricom also showcased 5G hologram and UHD video...
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) (www.TonyElumeluFoundation.org), Africa's leading philanthropy dedicated to empowering African entrepreneurs, will close applications for the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme on its TEFConnect digital platform (www.TEFConnect.com) on March 31. This year's intervention prioritises the economic recovery of small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) and...
Technology sectors such as FinTech, InsureTech, AgriTech, eCommerce, HealthTech, and CleanTech are not only solving some of Africa's most pressing problems, they are also contributing significantly to the continent's economy. In fact, the so-called Internet economy is set to reach 5.2% of gross domestic product (GDP)...
The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) listed firm, Sanlam Kenya PLC, a leading non-bank financial services firm in Kenya has posted a Kshs 43 million pretax profit in its just-released full-year 2020 trading results, a 92 % decline against the Kshs 550 million in 2019 primarily attributed to the...
Committed to democratizing access to tech education for the African youths, Kabakoo has launched in March 2021 the first no-code training in West Africa for a batch of twenty learners at its Bamako campus. This intensive “FullStack” program is designed and delivered in partnership with Contournement, the...
A KnowBe4 poll of mobile users across Africa has revealed that awareness of cyber risk is on the increase, but that convenience overrides risk when it comes to WhatsApp data privacy concerns Africa's mobile users are increasingly concerned about the mobile risks and the...