Country: Tanzania

Techpoint Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa lost $237.4 million to Internet censorship in 2020

On the world map, hostility towards Internet use and infringement on freedom of speech are often concentrated in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and some […]
February 26th, 2021
Techpoint Africa

Jumia’s 2020 earnings, Future Africa Fund backs Termii, Sub-Saharan Africa loses $237m

This post is a delayed version of Techpoint Digest, a week-daily newsletter that rounds up major happenings in African tech. You can start receiving it hours […]
February 25th, 2021
WeeTracker

Spotify Finally Bites The Bullet & Takes Big Dive Into Africa

In 2019, 35 percent of music streaming subscribers worldwide had a subscription with Spotify, making it the biggest music streaming platform in the world. Except that […]
February 22nd, 2021
Disrupt Africa

Japan International Cooperation Agency expands accelerator programme to Kenya

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is expanding its startup accelerator programme NINJA Accelerator to Kenya. JICA coordinates official development assistance for the Japanese government in […]
February 8th, 2021
Techpoint Africa

Airtel records revenue growth, profits decline by 21% from March to December 2020

Airtel Africa, a subsidiary of India’s Bharti-Airtel, has announced its financial report for nine months between March 2020 and December 2020, posting significant growth in relevant […]
February 1st, 2021
Disrupt Africa

Uganda-based PAYG solar startup Innovex raises seed funding

Innovex, a Uganda-based startup enabling pay as you go (PAYG) and remote monitoring for solar companies, has closed a seed funding round to help it scale […]
January 27th, 2021
WeeTracker

Unlike Uganda & Tanzania, Kenya’s Digital Taxman Doesn’t Chase Fake News

Kenya’s eye for digital tax revenues is already information at the fingertips. But the country’s e-taxman has finally gloved up to demand 1.5 percent of the […]
January 26th, 2021
Techpoint Africa

Women supporting women, Farm insurance matters, SEC’s crowdfunding regulation

This post is a delayed version of Techpoint Digest, a week-daily newsletter that rounds up major happenings in African tech. You can start receiving it hours […]
January 26th, 2021
Techpoint Africa

Biden’s ban reversal, Kenya 5G deployment, FIRS VAT e-transactions

This post is a delayed version of Techpoint Digest, a week-daily newsletter that rounds up major happenings in African tech. You can start receiving it hours […]
January 22nd, 2021
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