First drone delivers Black Friday order in Nigeria

First drone delivers Black Friday order in Nigeria

Yudala, Nigeria’s composite online and offline retail chain, made its first delivery by drone when it successfully deployed a Black Friday order to a customer.  Read More

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Monday 16 Nov

Winners emerge in Etisalat Prize for Innovation Competition

Etisalat has unveiled the winners of the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Innovation competition in both the innovative product and idea categories.»
Friday 13 Nov

MTN Business announces winners of Mind2Machine challenge

MTN Business has announced two winners of the inaugural Mind2Machine challenge for innovative M2M technologies at a ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa.»
Thursday 12 Nov

GT Bank unveils Young Inventor competition

Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank), has unveiled the SKS Young Inventor Competition to find the next generation of inventors and forward thinking citizens, committed to Kenyan growth. »
Thursday 5 Nov

Car & General launch smartwatch and fitness tracker

Car & General has introduced the new Fēnix 3, a fully-fledged smartwatch and fitness tracker, to the Kenyan health and fitness market.»
Friday 23 Oct

MTN Business Mind-2-Machine adjudication process underway

An expert panel has started judging the submissions of talented local app developers competing in the MTN Business Mind-2-Machine challenge. »
Thursday 22 Oct

Winners named in Tigo Digital Changemakers Competition

Tigo Rwanda, in partnership with non-profit organization Reach for Change, have announced the winners of the Tigo Digital Changemakers Competition 2015. »
Monday 19 Oct

Ericsson showcases solutions for a smart Africa at Transform Africa

At the Transform Africa conference in Kigali, Rwanda, Ericsson is demonstrating the transformation that information and communications technology (ICT) and a truly Networked Society can deliver.»
Thursday 8 Oct

2015 Tigo Digital Changemakers launched

Tigo Ghana and Reach for Change have announced the launch of the 2015 Digital Changemakers competition.»
Monday 5 Oct

Barclays Africa launches Rise

A new global start-up community has been launched to pioneer financial services and unlock Africa’s potential.»
Tuesday 22 Sep

NITDA chief urges DEMO Africa on value creation

The Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Mr. Peter Jack has tasked the organisers of this year’s DEMO Africa event: LIONS@frica, to ensure the event sustains its established brand value as the platform for investors to meet innovative and budding technology entrepreneurs in Africa.»
Tuesday 22 Sep

Airtel CEO urges innovative approach to digital technology

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya, has advised business leaders to be innovative and deliberate in their use of Technology, E-Commerce and Social Media.»
Wednesday 9 Sep

Yudala looks to drones for delivery

Nigeria’s e-commerce platform, Yudala, says it plans to use drones to deliver orders to customers.»
Tuesday 8 Sep

Microsoft promotes Africa’s innovators through DEMO Africa 2015

Using the Demo Africa platform as a veritable vehicle for the development of African innovators, Microsoft, under the 4Afrika Initiative, has confirmed its support for the upcoming DEMO Africa event in Lagos. »
Monday 31 Aug

Only two weeks left to enter the Innovation Awards 2015

Mobile, tech ventures and leading women in Africa have just two weeks left to submit their entries for the Innovation Awards 2015 to be held in Cape Town on November 16th.  »
Thursday 27 Aug

Terragon Group releases Digital Insights on the Nigerian banks

Terragon Group has released its Research Report which highlights the use of digital media by Nigerian banks and what impact these activities have on their overall business.»
Wednesday 26 Aug

High tech homes: Just press play

High tech, digital homes where everything is automated and connected aren’t the stuff of science fiction any longer, says BNC Technology.»


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eCommerce in Africa urged to take advantage of mobile eCommerce in Africa urged to take advantage of mobile

The Executive Chairman of Alltel has urged operators of eCommerce in Ghana and Africa as a whole to take advantage of the current trend for Africans to trade online via their mobile handsets. 


Nigeria needs $25b investment in broadband, says WoodNigeria needs $25b investment in broadband, says Wood

Telecoms executive Adrian Wood speaks to Kokumo Goodie about investment potential in Nigeria.


DDoS reality check: It can happen to you

The Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) threat has changed to one where the attack types are more diverse and nefarious than before.