INNOVATIONS

Terragon Group releases Digital Insights on the Nigerian banks

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. Read More

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High tech homes: Just press playHigh tech homes: Just press play High tech, digital homes where everything is automated and connected aren’t the stuff of science ...
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Young innovators shine during pitch sessionsYoung innovators shine during pitch sessions Botswana saw an array of upcoming tech wizards selling their ideas during the Vendors’ Day pitch ...
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Is Botswana’s innovation fundable?Is Botswana’s innovation fundable? Financiers meeting on the sidelines of the BIH Vendors’ Day in Botswana have debated whether Botswana ...
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MORE INNOVATIONS NEWS

Friday 14 Aug

SADC lends weight to STI

BOTSWANA
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has put its weight behind the regional initiatives to boost Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). »
Thursday 13 Aug

Ericsson AHUB to Connect African Innovators and the Business Community

SOUTH AFRICA
Ericsson has announced that it will be hosting an innovation station named “Ericsson AHUB” in partnership with Informa at AfricaCom 2015, Cape Town, 17- 19 November. »
Monday 3 Aug

SweepSouth first SA startup to join Silicon Valley’s 500 Startups accelerator

SOUTH AFRICA
Silicon Valley-based venture capital fund and startup accelerator 500 Startups has announced its 14th batch of startups, which includes the South African home cleaning service, SweepSouth.»
Wednesday 22 Jul

ITU beckons Nigerian innovators, SMEs

NIGERIA
ITU Telecom World 2015 will be an opportunity for innovators in Nigeria to showcase their creative and business acumen.»
Tuesday 21 Jul

MTN Cameroon launches mobile apps challenge

CAMEROON
MTN Cameroon has launched its MTN Innovation Challenge in Douala, to accelerate innovation among developers and digital entrepreneurs in Cameroon.»
Thursday 16 Jul

Tigo launches Tigo Digital Changemakers Competition 2015

RWANDA
Tigo Rwanda, in partnership with non-profit organization Reach for Change, has launched the 4th edition of the Tigo Digital Changemakers Award.  »
Wednesday 15 Jul

Samsung unveils SUHD TV in Nigeria

NIGERIA
Samsung Electronics West Africa has introduced the world’s first Curved SUHD TV to Nigerian consumers at a launch organised to unveil its new range of Ultra High Definition televisions. »
Monday 13 Jul

Ugandan developer creates directory for Kampala Service Providers

UGANDA
A creative Ugandan developer has created an online service provider directory that provides vital contacts for major service providers around Kampala city.»
Monday 6 Jul

Diamond Bank CEO wins Best Digital Banker of the Year

NIGERIA
Diamond Bank Plc’s CEO, Uzoma Dozie, has won the Best Digital Banker of the Year award of the American Banker, Bank Technology News.»
Sunday 28 Jun

Two startups win funding in FinTech for Agriculture 2015

KENYA
Village Capital has announced the first winners of its innovative program, East Africa: FinTech for Agriculture 2015. »
Thursday 25 Jun

think incubator welcomes four new tech start ups

RWANDA
Tech incubator think today announced four new entrants to its incubator as part of a new think Accelerated program. »
Thursday 25 Jun

KECOBO, Microsoft 4Afrika develop online IP registration system

KENYA
Innovators and developers are being encouraged to test a new prototype IP registration system developed by Microsoft 4Afrika and the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO).»
Sunday 21 Jun

Minister encourages young innovators

RWANDA
Rwanda’s Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana, has encouraged young innovators in Rwanda to be driven by passion.»
Friday 19 Jun

Botswana’s Tendekayi Katsiga makes 2015 Tech-I finalists

BOTSWANA
US President Barak Obama is expected to be a guest of honour at the2015 GIST Tech-I finalists event to be held in Nairobi, Kenya. Botswana is being represented in the competition by Tendekayi Katsiga who managed to make it into the elite top 30 list. »
Friday 19 Jun

Online procurement system for East Africa goes live

KENYA
Kenyan IT start-up M-Tenders Systems has created East Africa’s first live online procurement system, www.m-tenders.com.»
Thursday 11 Jun

Standard Bank introduces a first in SA: smart watch banking

SOUTH AFRICA
Standard Bank today announced plans to embrace wearable technology, with the forthcoming release of its Apple Watch banking app in SA.»

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Young innovators shine during pitch sessionsYoung innovators shine during pitch sessions

Botswana saw an array of upcoming tech wizards selling their ideas during the Vendors’ Day pitch sessions this week.

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High tech homes: Just press playHigh 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.