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Mastercard, M-KOPA Solar announce Uganda partnership at MWC

Mastercard, M-KOPA Solar announce Uganda partnership at MWC

Firms will pilot Mastercard's Quick Response payment technology in the country.

Will this Kenyan firm be Africa's first billion dollar company?

Will this Kenyan firm be Africa's first billion dollar company?

CEO believes company's USSD-based value proposition sets it apart from the norm.

Kenya's NEMIS goes live to digitally register students

Kenya's NEMIS goes live to digitally register students

School heads have until 20 February to submit institutional and learner information.

Africa shackled to fossil fuels until 2033

Africa shackled to fossil fuels until 2033

Renewable energy will emerge victorious in Africa only in 2033 or later, even though renewable.

Kenya’s SolarFreeze secures US$50 000 acceleration.

Kenya’s SolarFreeze secures US$50 000 acceleration

Startup hopes to help smallholder farmers and traders in SSA with accessible solar powered cold storage.

Cape Town water crisis an opportunity for innovative start-ups

Cape Town water crisis an opportunity for innovative start-ups

Global Startup Awards co-founder says start-ups can help the City and the world with solutions for ongoing water shortage.

Adapt IT aims for R3bn in annual sales by 2020

Adapt IT aims for R3bn in annual sales by 2020

CEO Sbu Shabalala says interim results show the business will surpass the R1bn mark this financial year.

Interactive SA tax app launched

Interactive SA tax app launched to ease info search

Local expert optimises search engine to make available up-to-date tax info without the need for internet connectivity.

M-KOPA Solar goes 'made in Kenya' with PV panels

M-KOPA Solar goes 'made in Kenya' with PV panels

Company plans to do all future panel sourcing locally.

Opera News clocks 1 million downloads in Africa

Opera News clocks 1 million downloads in Africa

News app reaches milestone in four weeks since its launch in early January.

Off-grid firm Husk raises US$20m to scale in Tanzania, India

Off-grid firm Husk raises US$20m to scale in Tanzania, India

Company anticipates an additional 300 mini-grids in these regions.