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Tanzania's Worknasi is Airbnb for African office space

Recently launched Tanzanian startup Worknasi wants to be the Airbnb for office space in Africa, connecting startups and businesses with spare working areas

By Tom Jackson 9 May 2017

Lagos is Africa's most valuable startup ecosystem

Lagos has the most valuable startup ecosystem in Africa, with the local entrepreneurship scene worth US$2 billion, according to a new report

By Tom Jackson 20 Apr 2017

Young women breaking into the male-dominated ICT world

One of Africa's leading tech startups spreads its wings, empowering and teaching young women in Kenya, ICT skills

By Kwamboka Oyaro 5 Apr 2017

Lagos is Africa's most valuable startup ecosystem

Lagos has the most valuable startup ecosystem in Africa, with the local entrepreneurship scene worth US$2 billion, according to a new report

By Tom Jackson 30 Mar 2017

Social entrepreneur projects awarded in Tanzania

Tigo Tanzania awards $40,000 to support projects run by local social entrepreneurs in annual Change-Makers' competition…

17 Mar 2017

Consumer insights agency raises seed capital

Bamba, a boutique African data collection agency, raises $1.1 million USD in first seed round…

16 Feb 2017

Tanzania embarks on robot making

Robots are currently being manufactured in Arusha, Tanzania, on a trial basis by students who work under supervision of technological experts from Korea

By Hazla Omar 8 Feb 2017

Here's a free tool for valuing your startup

Nigerian company CompexAfrica has launched a free online business valuation tool for startup owners…

By Tom Jackson 3 Feb 2017

African entrepreneurs sought for funding programme

The Meltwater entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is recruiting entrepreneurs from across Africa for its Ghana programme…

By Tom Jackson 24 Jan 2017

#AfricaCom: Africa's tech startup funding landscape in numbers

Disrupt Africa, an independent news portal with a keen eye on the African tech startup scene, released its first industry funding report

By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Nov 2016

20 startups to pitch to investors at Angel Fair Africa

Twenty startups have been selected from nine African countries to pitch in front of investors that include Dave McClure, Tim Draper and Chris Kirubi

By Tom Jackson 7 Nov 2016

Tanzania's Ubongo launches learning app for kids

Tanzanian edutainment startup Ubongo has launched its Math Rats app, which aims to teach children mathematics skills

By Tom Jackson 1 Nov 2016

Tigo Tanzania launches 5th Annual Digital Changemakers' Award

This year's award has new focus on education, digital inclusion and business entrepreneurship

27 Oct 2016

Zambia highlights key essentials to Africa's development

Zambia says sustainable trade, infrastructure development, gender equality and empowerment, peace, health and education are among key prerequisites to the development of Africa

26 Oct 2016

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