Here are the 13 of the most promising education start-ups in Africa for 2014.
A new MEST incubator startup, Beam is attempting to use Bitcoin technology to allow Africans to remit money, cheaply and instantly.
Google doodles, especially the ones that celebrate an event such as a country’s independence day, are always anticipated and revered. Since 2010, Google has been creating illustrative artwork that feature the colours, cultures, flags or fabrics of Nigeria.
Co-founder and developer lead of Tranzit, Rodney Jackson-Cole is leaving the start-up to continue his education.
Thanks to the proliferation of budget Android devices from manufacturers such as TECNO, Nigeria is now officially an Android nation.
Whogohost has emerged the largest domain name and web hosting company in Nigeria with over 7,000 domain names hosted on its servers, according to WebHosting.Info.
Telecommunications company, Airtel and music channel, TRACE have teamed up to launch what could become the biggest music competition in Africa, by allowing contestants to audition right from their phones for a chance to become the next big music star.
Mobile internet data subscribers in Nigeria now averages 65 million, according to data from the Nigerian Communications Commission as at June 2014.
As part of its drive to support new digital players and help them grow by accelerating innovation, Orange is launching its start-up accelerator programme, Orange Fab in Côte d’Ivoire.
Interswitch today announced that it has reached a deal with Paynet to combine its businesses in order to create an unrivalled payment infrastructure across the East and West Africa region.
For more than three years, Tizeti, a Lagos-based Information Communications Technology (ICT) provider has been deploying uncapped high-speed internet access to estates, offices, multi-tenant buildings, malls, etc using a next generation WiFi technology.
Mobile Web Africa, the leading mobile-focused conference in Africa is returning to South Africa on September 10 and 11 for its 6th consecutive year.
Leading music site, Notjustok.com is launching a SoundCloud-styled music platform today that allows artists to upload songs and share with their friends, fans and followers as well as link these up with iTunes so that listeners can purchase their music.
While working with leading online retailer in Africa, JUMIA, two entrepreneurs — Tunde Kehinde and Ercin Eksin — decided to team up and solve the problem of logistics, so they founded A-Post (or Africa Post) to deliver world-class logistics solutions to both businesses and consumers.
Finding the right photographer for a particular event can be hard at times. Most times, people simply rely on recommendations from friends or just happen upon these creative professionals via social media, their websites or at physical events.
We love spotting and covering company offices here at Techloy, but really haven’t done this in a while. In the past, we’ve had to do company office tours and written up quick reviews about them. So when Jason Njoku posted photos of iROKOtv’s newly acquired international offices located in Manhattan, just off Times Square, about…
QwikGist, a web & mobile social news platform that allows users to bring all the stories they enjoy from different sources into one place and create conversations with others has launched its Android app, available on the Play Store. Launched in 2013 by former Rocket Internet employees, Onyeka Akumah and Pelumi Aboluwarin, the app reportedly grew over 200,000 users…
Just a few months after its logo rebrand, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, one of the leading banks in Africa has refreshed its website’s homepage today.
When leaked images from a soon-to-be-launched celebrity ratings and parody site was made available to Techloy, we couldn’t help but applaud the creative thinking that the team put into the project, which apparently depicts a humourous caricature of some notable Nigerian celebrities in music, movies, comedy, sports and media.
Nigeria currently has broadband speeds at an average of 4.7 Mbps, according to Ookla, the global leader in broadband testing and web-based network diagnostic applications, but not all of its cities enjoy this kind of speed at the moment.