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Kenya Seeks a Total Ban and Destruction of Ivory

Kenya used the recent 17th meeting of conference of parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Johannesburg, South Africa, to propose the destruction of ivory stockpiles and total global ban [...]

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Collaborative Innovation Driving Financial Inclusion in Africa

“Africa is the next frontier,” says Raghu Malhotra, Mastercard’s Middle East and Africa President. Speaking to at the recent Mastercard Innovation Forum in Budapest, Hungary, Malhotra says that in emerging markets you don’t have the same infrastructure [...]

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Mastercard Study: African Consumers are Hungry for More Digital Services

African consumers use their smartphone more than any other device. This is according to the findings from the Mastercard Impact of Innovation study, released on the sidelines of the Mastercard Innovation Forum 2016, which opened [...]

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The Scoop with Ciku Kimeria

In this episode of "The Scoop," Salim Amin chats to writer,  blogger and consultant Ciku Kimeria. Apart from beingDalberg Africa’s Regional Communications Manager, Kimeria is also a published author. Her first novel,  “Of Goats and Poisoned [...]

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Top 10 Historical Sites to Visit in Africa

Africa is not only blessed with warm weather, a variety of wildlife and great people and food, but also with great historical sites that tell the diverse and rich history of the continent. Below are [...]

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Safaricom Differentiating It’s Services In Kenya With Nokia Customer Experience Management On Demand

Uses CEM on Demand to understand and improve the daily network experience of each Safaricom customer Prioritizes network investments based on customer experience insights including cell/MSISDN level details that guide decisions like which sites to [...]

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Top 10 Budget-Friendly Tourist Spots

Tourism is one very lucrative business in the whole of Africa, only if it could be given more attention. Generally, people love to unwind and relax after several months, weeks or day of hard work. [...]

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Five Smart City Innovations for Africa

By Carlo Ratti One of the keywords in Africa today is leapfrogging – that phenomenon that allows those to were behind to step ahead of those who were previously at the fore. Mobile phone networks [...]

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East AfricaCom

The premier event for telecoms & ICT Senior Executives, championing the transformational impact of digital communication on lives and businesses. Translating meetings and experiences into real business gains, this is the leading forum for high level [...]

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#1 – Kenya Foils Alleged IS Anthrax Attack

Authorities say they have uncovered a terror cell of extremist medics linked to the Islamic State group that is suspected of plotting a “biological attack” on the East African nation and recruiting university students to [...]