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Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2020 Nokwary Technologies winners startup Africa

Nokwary Technologies, Ghana, wins 2020 Ecobank Fintech Challenge

Nokwary Technologies are winners of the 2020 Ecobank Fintech Challenge hosted by the Ecobank Group. The finals of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge took place virtually and streamed live from Accra, Ghana. Nokwary Technologies, edged out the rest of the finalists to emerge winner of the competition. The first and second runner

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seed stage investing africa

Does seed stage investing matter for Africa’s startup and innovation community?

Startup entrepreneurs are working to harness Africa’s potential. Together they represent a critical pipeline of innovation that is driving high growth high impact solutions on the continent. A critical juncture for any startup comes at the seed stage, a financing segment that has experienced significant changes these past months. In

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Surface Duo Microsoft Android phone

Surface Duo, Microsoft Android dual-screen mobile device available

Today, Microsoft announces its Android Surface Duo mobile device is available for preorder. The device starts at $1399 and will be available in-store and online from September 10. Here is a first look at the device. https://youtu.be/CqRKOY4Cgvw Device specifications The mobile device weighs 250 grams and has two 5.6" PixelSense fusion

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gender-based violence microsoft south africa hackathon

Tackling gender-based violence with Tech, Microsoft announces Safe@Home Hackathon

Microsoft South Africa, together with leading gender-based violence NPO partners, 1000 Women Trust and TEARS Foundation, launch Safe@Home Hackathon to address gender-based violence in South Africa. The virtual hackathon event will run from 22 September to 19 October. It invites the South African developer community to create and develop technology-based solutions that will

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Galaxy Unpacked Samsung virtual event 2020

Watch Samsung Galaxy Unpacked August 2020 livestream

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today hosts its Galaxy Unpacked virtual event to introduce its new suite of Galaxy devices. The company is scheduled to announce Galaxy Note20, Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+, Galaxy Watch3, Galaxy Buds Live, and Galaxy Z Fold2. Watch the Galaxy Unpacked virtual

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Hack for Africa

African Library Project, Microsoft present Hack for Africa Challenge

African Library Project in partnership with Microsoft presents the Hack for Africa Challenge. A hackathon event aimed at discovering solutions that address some of Africa's pressing needs in literacy, health, and any other sector. The hackathon event invites makers, innovators, educators, policy experts, and students from across the globe to participate.

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Game of Learners hackathon

Project RemD wins Microsoft Game of Learners virtual hackathon

Microsoft Africa Development Center announces the winning project of its Game of Learners virtual hackathon. A mobile-based medical application dubbed RemD (Remote Doctor) emerged the winner of Game of Learners (GOL) competition sponsored by Microsoft’s Africa Development Center (ADC).The mobile application was developed by five students drawn from

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