Wananchi Group & Google Africa's Wazi Wi-Fi And Their Plans To Take The Continent Wireless

A few months ago we broke the news of a partnership between Google Africa and Wananchi Group as they piloted “Wazi Wi-Fi” a new wireless network solution in Nairobi. Now we got some more insight into the project and their ambitions. I’ve since had the chance to test the service and hear from Riyaz Bachani, […]

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Conference Review: Mobile Entertainment Africa 2011

In-depth coverage of Mobile Entertainment Africa, the continent’s inaugural conference on the convergence of African entertainment and mobile phones organised by All Amber at the One and Only Resort in Cape Town.

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BREAKING: Tusqee Systems Wins €25,000 at IPO48 Nairobi. Runners Up Ghafla! and 6ix Degrees Win Investment

It’s official. The winner of the IPO48 Nairobi 2011 is Tusqee Systems. Their idea to revolutionize the way more than 35,000 primary & secondary schools in Kenya interact with parents by providing them with cheap, simple and interactive tools that not only let parents query for exam results, fees balances and fees statements but also […]

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IPO48 Nairobi Update: 12 Startups, €25,000 at Stake & Your €7,400 to Invest Online

Walking into the iHub, the atmosphere is electric. Espressos, Red Bulls and Coke bottles are on tables across the rooms. Huddles and groups have formed across the open space and hush conversations accompany the sound of louder discourse between team members. Topics range from business models, revenue streams, verticals and use cases. Budgets have been […]

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mLab Southern Africa Prepares for Launch with Call for Membership Applications

mLab Southern Africa (SA), the region’s new incubator for entrepreneurs and innovators with a focus on mobile technology, is pleased to announce that application for membership has opened. The head office of the mLab SA will be officially opened at The Innovation Hub in Pretoria on 15 September, but already mobile developers and entrepreneurs with […]

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Analysis of Google Africa & Wananchi Group's Wazi WiFi: "Pay-per-Device" Freemium Wireless Internet In Nairobi

Google Africa, based out of Nairobi, Kenya along with the Wananchi Group have began a pilot of what could be compared to something akin to Google’s free wifi in Mountain View, California? Questions of net neutrality aside, it is certainly an interesting step; part of Google Africa’s mandate to get more Africans online by creating […]

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[Preview] Mobile Entertainment Africa Conference This August in Cape Town, South Africa

As part of Afrinnovator’s special build-up to the Mobile Entertainment Africa conference in Cape Town, South Africa from the 23rd and 24th of August, 2011 we look at what to expect and some context from All Amber’s inaugural cellphone entertainment-focused conference.

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The Winners of Pivot25 Mobile App Developer Conference

We’ve covered Pivot25 for the past two days. You can follow the goings on through our live blogs on Day 1 and Day 2 and it’s been a blast. We’ve had a great time here and built up to it with sneak previews of some of the startups and apps in 160 characters. And now…for […]

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Pivot25 Live Blog: Day 2

We’re back. After a phenomenal Day 1 (over 230 of you tuned into our live blog and we had +1,000 on the live stream) we want you to get into the conversation with us. All the pictures, videos and info from Day 2, right here courtesy of Team Afrinnovator. Pivot 25 Live Blog by Afrinnovator.com

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Pivot25: Live Blog (Day 1)

Afrinnovator presents cutting-edge and moment-by-moment updates of all things Pivot25. Stay tuned and follow our tweets as well during the conference to stay on top of breaking news!

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