Telecoms operator Telecel Zimbabwe is partnering with local insurance company, Zimnat Lion, to roll out a mobile insurance product that offers Telecel subscribers Funeral, Hospital and local and international Travel Cover through their Telecel lines. The new service, called Telecare, offers an affordable and convenient package to cover most basic needs. Telecare insurance will bring safe, secure and affordable mobile insurance the company has said. Head of Marketing, Clever Isaya, said the initiative was unique […]
Cyber attacks cause very real and tangible damage to businesses, not only in terms of financial losses, but in terms of damage to reputation. Risk management is one factor in the prevention and mitigation chain, as it is essentially the forecasting and evaluation of risks, as well as the identification of protocols and systems that can be used to minimise their impact, or avoid them completely. However, this discipline is extremely hard to apply to […]
Brian is leading a workshop in NYC on Tuesday, September 30th on Term Sheets, Cap Tables and Company Valuations for Digital Undivided‘s 2014 FOCUS100 Fellows. He compiled his Tekedia posts (PDF) for the workshop attendees. We share them here for your convenience.
Internet continues to redesign global commerce with innovations in different forms. One of those key elements is the simplicity to shop online. It has removed the physical domain of shopping as now anyone can buy from anywhere in this age of mobile. There are many websites that have evolved to offer different niche services in this evolving sector. One of them is Zoutons.com where anyone can get coupons from popular brands across different categories such […]
Nigerian government through the ministry of Communication Technology will be investing in startups. The fund will be managed by EchoVC. ADDRESS DELIVERED BY DR OMOBOLA JOHNSON, MINISTER OF COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY AT DEMO AFRICA 2014 Welcome to Nigeria, the most populous country and the largest economy in Africa. Welcome to Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, a vibrant mega-city and our melting pot. And for those of you, for whom it is your first time in […]
Milonics Citizen is an integrated data platform that sources and tracks voters for a political campaign in Nigeria. It provides a web app interface that is hardware agnostic which enables it to run in any mobile device or computer. From its Dashborad, campaign managers and strategists can visualize the state of the campaigns and quantitatively monitor the impacts of its campaign messaging to voters. It has a social media plugin that aggregates data to deliver […]
Refalletse Primary School in Orange Farm, South Africa, has welcomed its very own Solar Powered Internet School (SPIS). The initiative is being spearheaded by Samsung Electronics Africa alongside Habitat for Humanity and the Gauteng Department of Education. Speaking at the hand-over event, Gauteng MEC for Education, Mr. Panyaza Lesufi, underlined the role which ICT could play in advancing education. “The integration of ICT in our education system will undoubtedly raise the quality of […]