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7 African Startups That Received Microsoft 4Afrika Funding

Microsoft Corp. today announced seven new African startups to receive funding, technical support and mentorship to fast-track their growth and provide a roadmap to  highlight Africa’s ‘future  growth pole’. The announcement was made at the Microsoft 4Afrika Advisory Council meeting in Nairobi ...

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50% Of The World Will Be Online By 2017

Over 50% of the global population will have Internet access within three years’ time, with mobile broadband over smartphones and tablets now the fastest growing technology in human history, according to the 2014 edition of the State of Broadband report.   Released today in ...

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Orange Launches Start-up Accelerator Programme in Ivory Coast

With “Orange Fab Ivory Coast”, Orange’s network of start-up accelerators is now present on four continents.  The programme, which is a pillar of the Group's open innovation approach, reflects the determination of Orange to support the new digital players and help ...

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Convertible Notes 101: An Introduction

Convertible Notes 101: An Introduction [i] Author: Brian Laung Aoaeh   We started discussing term sheets sometime ago. If you missed those discussions you should consider reading the previous posts titled “The Anatomy of A Term Sheet” before you read this one.   Today we ...

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Starting Business in Nigeria: Challenges and Way Out

Top Reasons Why It Is Difficult to Start a Business in Nigeria andthe Way Out Starting up a business in Nigeria can be very tough if the accurate strides and knowledge about the business is picked up before starting or investing ...

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With 3.3 million registered users, including 2 million in Nigeria and a strong footprint in Zimbabwe, Uganda and Ghana, MoboFree.com is among the largest and most successful mobile social and trusted classifieds platforms in Africa.   MoboFree members upload thousands of new classifieds every day, generating an average of 60 million page impressions monthly.   The best-selling items on MoboFree.com are phones, tablets and mobile devices, followed by clothes, fashion and beauty and electronic devices. […]


Fasmicro is a Design Services and Training Partner with Altera Corporation - a NASDAQ traded U.S. corporation with market cap in excess of $11 billion. Through this, Fasmicro brings world class engineering of Altera FPGA, CPLD and ASIC to our clients and trainees. Fasmicro is Africa’s leader in embedded systems consulting and design services. Visit Altera website to see Fasmicro listed as one of the three African companies that cover our region. Whether you’re looking for an intensive curriculum, […]


SAP has announced a seven-year plan to up-skill local African talent and drive sustainable innovation and growth in Africa. With more than 1,300 customers across the continent, SAP is already enabling African businesses and governments of all sizes to grow, scale and globalise, as well as make the transition to a networked, technology-driven innovative economy. As part of this commitment, SAP Africa is now taking responsibility for SAP operations across 51 African countries, including Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia    With […]


By John Churu, Gaborone, Botswana Botswana Police have indicated that there is marked increase in cases of crime involving the internet in the country. The police spokesperson Christopher Mbulawa said most of the crimes involve people posting pornographic material on the internet and crimes that involve children.   Speaking recently However, the police say there are not against people using aliases when opening social internet sites. “We as the police don’t want to hear people […]

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You want to watch movies online without downloading them and that too for free? This method is basically known as video streaming. But do you actually know about its working? You actually don’t have to wait for movie download while you watch movie streaming because the movie is directly sent in a continuous stream of data and played as soon as it arrives. We all do love watching movies online without any hassles in downloading […]


We know that IFA is going to be held soon in September 2014 ,and Sony might be ready to unleash its next Xperia Z Series Smartphone.  As rumored, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 might also be launched in that event.  The best thing to look out for in that event is the response of people who would be sitting while the Smartphone’s get launched.   Sony has been in focus in the smartphone industry every since […]

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