bidorbuy Group expanding into 5 African Countries. Launches bidorbuy & TheClassifieds in Kenya

Now, they’re spreading out into Africa. And they’re starting with Kenya with Nigeria, Seychelles and Mauritius in their sights.

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HumanIPO event to boost Kenya’s SMEs in the ICT sector

An ICT conference targeting small and medium players in the ICT sector is the set for Nairobi at the end of October. HumanIPO conference comes to Nairobi to seek and nurture the immense ICT talent pool. Packaged under an event name IPO48, the HumanIPO is a boot-camp style initiative to connect the tech crowd in […]

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A Chat with Mocality CEO at the Launch Party

At literally the beginning of this year, we covered Mocality, a startup based in Kenya that is aiming to create the largest business directory in Sub Saharan Africa. Mocality (@mocality) began it’s operations in Kenya with a vision of moving to other parts of the country and eventually other Sub Saharan Africa countries. In the […]

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African Misconceptions, Innovation Labs & What Virtual City's Nokia Win Really Means

Last week Virtual City made waves as the company won the global Nokia Calling All Innovators competition. The company took home a 1 million dollar bounty in the form of an investment into the company to build and market it’s product.Virtual City which is a Kenyan based tech company was pitted against a host of […]

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Kenya Attracts more Startup Funding – IPO48 event Ksh. 1M up for grabs

One of the key indicators of the growth of a startup conducive environment is the increasing potential of the area to attract funding especially from privately led initiatives. Kenya, and particularly Nairobi seems to be living up to this as it seems that literally every week nowadays you hear of some kind of initiative or […]

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New South African Free SMS Service Offers Targeted Ads

The first free two-way SMS service has been launched in South Africa offering advertisers a measurable, targeted mobile advertising solution. Free SMS (www.fsms.co.za) allows users to send and receive text messages at no cost from their PC’s and cell phones. The business is funded by small advertisements appended to the bottom of the message. The […]

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TEDx Nairobi: 'Green City in the Sun'

The second TEDxNairobi (@tedxnairobi) is set for the 18th of September, 2010 at the Leakey Auditorium, Kenya National Museum. The last event was held almost exactly a year ago at the British high commission in Nairobi. The event brought together a good crowd of people from all walks with different interests and pursuits in life, […]

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GKenya Event Ends on a Brilliant Note

The last three days Google held it’s GKenya event that ended up being a big success. Monday was dedicated to CS students and student developers, Tuesday was the most practical of the three day event for developers who got to attend labs and learn Google technology hands on. And the last day (Wednesday) was largely […]

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TMS Ruge: Africa & Tech – Hype or Hope (Video)

TMS Ruge is one of the biggest movers and shakers when it comes to technology and Africa. Ted describes himself thus: TMS Ruge was born in Masindi, Uganda and grew up in Uganda, Kenya and the US. Capitalizing on his understanding of different cultures and markets, Ruge has become a successful global social entrepreneur. Through […]

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Africa Unsigned & Afrinnovator give away T-shirts!

Technology and particularly the Internet is proving to be a game changer for Africa. The ubiquity of the web and the fact that it provides a platform where Africa can play at the same level as anyone else has spurred many innovations for the application of technology in improving the lives of Africans. The Internet […]

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