Challenges and opportunities across Africa’s tech ecosystems

There is no doubt Africa is a future tech superpower. The continent’s tech start-up ecosystem is growing quickly, but it still lags behind the rest of the world. Africa has already been at the forefront of using technology which has enabled it to bypass traditional ways of development. A relatable example is that the continent […]

MTN Uganda Names Safaricom’s Sylvia Mulinge its new CEO

Telecommunications company MTN Uganda has appointed Sylvia Mulinge of Safaricom as its CEO, effective September 1, 2022. Mulinge currently serves as Safaricom’s Chief Consumer Business Officer. She has been at Safaricom for 16 years, where she has served in different capacities. These include General Manager Enterprise Business Unit and Director Consumer Business Unit, before assuming […]

Bolt opens Africa head office in Kenya following $716m funding

Bolt has opened its Africa Head Office in Nairobi, Kenya, months after receiving funding amounting to US$716 million for expansion. In a statement, Bolt said the new location would assist them in leveraging Nairobi’s strategic position to serve as a regional hub for its operations in Africa. The on-demand mobility platform opened the office in […]