Here are some of the stories that made the rounds across the African tech space today:

OLX Buys Out Competitor
OlX has acquired a rival online marketplace, TradeStable and has been diverting traffic from the acquired platform to OLX.

The End of the Internet Explorer
Microsoft has announced that it will soon retire the ailing web-browser, Internet Explorer and the company will release a new browser code named, Project Spartan. Offers Free Hotel Reservation For Voters in Nigeria
The hotel booking platform,, has began an election day selfie competition to reward 10 Nigerians who vote at the forthcoming presidential election with a day hotel reservation.

Outernet is to Provide Low Cost Internet Service in Kenya
Outernet, a broadcast data startup, will provide low cost internet access to Kenyans in regions will now internet penetration.

Tag Heuer and Intel Partner to Produce Smart Watches
Tag Heuer has revealed that it will collaborate with Intel to release its smartwatch later in the year.

Facebook is Deleting Deactivated Accounts’ Interactions with Business Pages
Facebook has began filtering activities of deactivated accounts from business pages in other to ensure that businesses have a better view of the actual number of people they are interacting with.

Twitter Clocks Nine Tomorrow
The social networking platform, Twitter will turn nine tomorrow. Happy birthday in advance Twitter.

Jumai Cote d’Ivoire Has Opened Six Distribution Outlets
E-commerce platform, Jumia has expanded its reach in Ivory Coast across six cities thereby enabling customers to pick up their ordered items and also interact with the company better.

Strathmore University Launches Masters Program on Cyber Security
A university in Kenya, Strathmore University, is offering an Information Security Master’s of Science (Msc.) program for cybersecurity professionals in the region.

C4DLab Innovation Hub Will Now Serve as an Incubator-Accelerator
Nairobi based incubator, C4DLab, has expanded its portfolio as it will now serve not only as an incubator but it also as an accelerator for startups.

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