African Tech Will Be Featured at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show

During three days in January 2017, more than 184,000 people from around the world packed the majestic Las Vegas Convention Center for the 50th anniversary of the Consumer Electronics Show—the largest trade event focused on technology innovation developed specifically at the consumer level. Each CES features the latest and the next in consumer tech. The…

Venture Capital Firm Focuses on Nurturing African Tech Talent

Technology innovation and expansion is in need of constant development by an adequate base of human capital. Major tech companies such as Facebook realize that society demands greater technological advancement, which can only come from human effort. For this reason, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, co-founded by Facebook’s CEO, started investing in Africa a few years…

Despite Controversy and Conflict, Uber Celebrates Four Years in Africa

Personal transportation service Uber, the poster child company of the global “gig economy,” has achieved many milestones on the African continent over the last four years, but not without significant controversy and disputes. From its corporate offices in San Francisco, Uber has established operations in eight African countries and acquired nearly two million active users…