Zimbabwean agri-tech startup, SMART Connect, has been named the winner of Zimbabwean leg of the DEMO Africa Innovation Tour…. SMART Connect will now compete against other regional winners for the chance to pitch at the main event.
Safaricom’s Music Platform, Songa Gets New GM… In a bid to grow music streaming services in Kenya, Songa has poached Chinasa Udeala from Boomplay and appointed him General Manager.
Still, in Kenya, an electronics manufacturer based in Guangdong, China, OPPO Mobile has joined forces with Lipa Later, a credit offering company to allow customers to purchase OPPO devices by installment so as to increase the sales and penetrate deeper into the Kenyan market.
South Africa Sets to Launch of Digital Radio… after the successful trials of digital radio broadcasting technologies in South Africa, communications minister, Nomvula Mokonyane has said that she will issue a policy directive to the regulator.
Tech Start-Ups To Benefit From FG Tax Holidays… Vice-President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo has stated that the Federal Government is including technology start-ups in the list of businesses eligible for tax holidays.
This is also an interesting write up for us to take a look at. 15 Year-Old Kenyan Prodigy, Richard Turere, Who Created “Lion Lights”