Publiseer joins Google Ally

Nigerian digital publisher Publiseer joined Google's Ally matching pilot. The platform matches promising, tech-enabled, emerging market startups with the 'Diaspora+' to close expertise and funding gaps. Google Ally learns about African startups and connects them with the right resources to help...

26 Sep 2018

#DIAA2018 submissions are now open

The nomination submission entries for the fifth annual Digital Impact Awards Africa #DIAA2018 #IncludeEveryone are now open. The #DIAA2018 aims to acknowledge the best in digital across Africa; it spans 26 categories and focuses on digital inclusion, financial inclusion, and cybersecurity. The...

25 Jun 2018

NetBooster announces partnership with Limbik

Global NetBooster Group has announced a partnership with South African agency Limbik Responding Creative. Group's extensive digital services and expertise will be available on the Africa continent.

14 Jul 2017

ITN archive to be made available on Getty Images

ITN and Getty Images have entered a distribution partnership that will see ITN broadcasts available to licence on Getty's platform. In South Africa, ITN's archive will be available to licence via Gallo Images Johannesburg as it is Getty Images' exclusive representative in the sub-Saharan Africa...

30 May 2017

Entries for .africa Pioneer programme are now open

Members of business, civil society, and other interested parties may now submit their entries for the ZA Central Registry NPC .africa Pioneer programme. The programme is being held to promote awareness and visibility for the newly launched geographic top-level domain to millions of consumers in...

10 Apr 2017

SES launces high-speed broadband service

Satellite operator, SES, announced at AfricaCom the launch of SES Broadband, a flexible and customised high-speed broadband service, in five African countries - South Africa, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria. The two-way communications platform offers up to 1 Gbps for both customisable data...

19 Nov 2015

TBWA holds Disruption conference with its African partners

TBWA Africa, with its 20 partners/agencies throughout Africa, will gather for a three-day annual TBWA\ African Conference and immerse themselves in Disruption philosophy and processes, from 16-18 November 2015. For the first time, the Africa Conference will be a combined TBWA\, Magna Carta and HDI...

16 Nov 2015

Ushahidi's launch event to be broadcast live

Ushahidi put crowdsourcing on the map and is changing the way information flows again. The Kenyan-born tech company will announce a total re-imagination of its flagship service on Wednesday 30 September from the Kenya National Theatre, and broadcast live video from the event at The...

29 Sep 2015

Travelstart Kenya moves online

Travelstart Kenya is now available online only from 25 August 2015. The same travel deals, cheap flights and holiday packages will all be available through the While all your business and leisure travel booking needs will be made electronically, you will still have access...

26 Aug 2015

SouthernX and announce partnership

SouthernX has partnered with to provide real-time technology for audience targeting and data management. Powered by machine learning, the technology enables partners to deliver target group-specific digital advertising for display, video and mobile advertising for both direct sales...

24 Jul 2015

Nest opens office in Africa to support start-ups

Nest, Hong Kong's start-up and early stage investment firm has opened an office in Nairobi to give African startups access to funding, mentorship and its global network Nest is the first Hong Kong-based venture capital firm to establish itself in Africa and will be working to foster the region's...

16 Jul 2015

Facebook's to launch in Nigeria

After a successful roll out in Zambia, Kenya and Ghana, Facebook's internet project,, is set to launch in Nigeria in May. The platform will include Facebook as well as providing basic internet services for information on health, finance, employment and more without data charges. This...

24 Apr 2015

Next Generation Media launches Nomad TV

Next Generation Media (Pty) Limited has officially announced the launch of NomadTV - a digital (online) television channel in addition to the Nomad Africa Magazine brand. The video platform will further celebrate life on the African continent and promotes its vibrant pulse and continue to...

13 Apr 2015

AIG launches office in Yaba

Africa Internet Group (AIG) has moved its office to Yaba, housing six of its ventures in Nigeria - Easytaxi, Lamudi, Carmudi, Hellofood, Kaymu and Jovago. Yaba has grown to become Nigeria's e-commerce hub attracting a nest of technology and start-up companies, earning it the name, Nigeria's...

24 Feb 2015

Africa Intelligence reveals new graphic identity

{{IMAGE}}African news portal Africa Intelligence ( have unveiled its new graphic identity with revamped logos, colours, improved ergonomics and smoother navigation. This restyling marks the conclusion of an ambitious digital transition programme started nearly two years...

18 Feb 2015

HumanIPO shutting down on 15 January

Africa's tech news site will be publishing its last story on Thursday, 15 January 2015. HumanIPO wants to thank the thousands of readers that use the site weekly for their support.Unfortunately it has't been able to build sufficient traffic to make it an interesting business to continue. If there...

6 Jan 2015

Deloitte Digital (Africa) acquires Flow Interactive

As part of its Pan African digital expansion strategy, Deloitte Digital (Africa) has acquired the Cape Town-based Flow Interactive, a leading `user experience' design agency. The acquisition will reportedly boost Deloitte Digital's growing list of digital expertise. The company will also draw on the...

17 Nov 2014

Mara Online challenges WhatsApp dominance in Africa
Mara Online challenges WhatsApp dominance in Africa

Mfonobong Nsehe ( reports that Ugandan businessman Ashish J. Thakkar's Mara Online aims to challenge the dominance of WhatsApp messenger in Africa with the launch of its own app dubbed Mara Messenger. According to the report, Thakkar said the new app "has been tailored to the needs of the...

12 Nov 2014 app adds three services app adds three services

The app has been updated with three news services: news, sports, and health information. Consumers can access three new services in the app: 1. Zambiareports 2. SuperSport 3. Ebola Info by UNICEF...

16 Oct 2014

Kaymu expands into Abuja
Kaymu expands into Abuja

Nigerian online marketplace, will be expanding its operations to the nation's capital, Abuja. The new office will serve as a base for the entire northern region by providing more efficient customer service and a point of contact for business owners situated in the surrounding area....

25 Sep 2014

The first Loeries Africa Roadshow kicks off in March
The first Loeries Africa Roadshow kicks off in March

For the first time, the Loeries will be hosting a series of events in key cities across the continent: Harare, Dar Es Salaam, Lagos, Nairobi and Accra. The programme will include excerpts from the Loeries Seminar, winning work from the region, as well as key information on entering the Loeries...

11 Mar 2014

Dr. Dorothy Okello is African Digital Woman of the Year
Dr. Dorothy Okello is African Digital Woman of the Year

On Saturday, 16 November 2013, Digital Woman Award crowned Dr. Dorothy Okello of Kampala, Uganda, Africa's Digital Woman of the Year at an Africa ICT Days gala ceremony held in Cameroon. Dr Okello was awarded the title for for her work to increase participation of girls and women in digital sectors...

18 Nov 2013

Angus Robinson releases October's mobile report

Angus Robinson of Native has released the October Mobile Report that reveals Samsung's new curved screen smartphone, Apple's new iPads and Pick n Pay's mobile loyalty app. The first African country makes a 4G roaming call, MTN dominates in Nigerian mobile market and BBM is finally available for all...

7 Nov 2013

2013 BFMA conference kicks off today
2013 BFMA conference kicks off today

The 2013 Broadcast, Film and Music Africa (BFMA) conference, a creative content and electronic broadcasting event in East Africa that promotes knowledge sharing and networking among high-level electronic media professionals, is kicks off today at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre, in...

26 Jun 2013

Develop the next super app

Now in its second year, AfricApps will be the premier meeting of developers from across Africa, bringing the app gurus to show the future innovation of the African Digital ecosystem - taking place alongside AfricaCom from 12-14 November 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa. Supported by Mobile Monday...

24 May 2013

Reminder to enter CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Awards
Reminder to enter CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Awards

A reminder that entries close next Wednesday, 17 April 2013, for the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Awards. Entries and nominations can be found online

9 Apr 2013

2012 AITEC East Africa ICT Summit releases event guide
2012 AITEC East Africa ICT Summit releases event guide

The AITEC East Africa ICT Summit 2012, taking place from 24-25 October 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya, is a multi-faceted event that will draw together the many strands of a vibrant growth market, underpinning high-level business-to-business services with widespread consumer engagement in modern mobile...

19 Oct 2012

Record attendance for AfricaCom 2011
Record attendance for AfricaCom 2011

The Cape Town International Convention Centre in South Africa will open its doors to over 6 450 pre-registered attendees for this year's annual AfricaCom event, a significant increase on 2010. Organisers of Africa's largest ICT, media and telecoms conference, Informa Media & Telecoms,...

8 Nov 2011

2011 Tech4Africa starts this week
2011 Tech4Africa starts this week

Tech4Africa, the continent's only web and emerging technology conference begins this week. The two-day conference takes place from Thursday 27 October until Friday 28 October 2011 at The Forum in Bryanston, Johannesburg, South Africa. Tickets are still available and registration for the conference...

24 Oct 2011

SatNav East Africa appoints MapIT
SatNav East Africa appoints MapIT

SatNav East Africa recently appointed South African digital mapping company, MapIT, as its Mapping Data Provider for East Africa. Established in 2011, the company is Uganda's pioneer in Global Positioning System (GPS) technology and GPS based consumer electronics. "We are very pleased to be working...

15 Sep 2011

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