Mandilas, a word that became synonymous with Volkswagen vehicles in Nigeria (circa, ‘50s) is staking a come-back by re-aligning itself with classified ads website, OLX, a new kid on the block. After all, change, they say, is the only constant thing. In Kenya however, CD4Lab wants to accelerate startups via its accelerator arm, AfTIA.

OLX and Mandilas May Soon Join Forces

Though, still under wraps, it seems that one of Nigeria’s pioneer auto dealer, Mandilas, and nascent online classified website, OLX, may be planning to synergize.

Naspers has its Gloves up as Showmax Launched Today

Whoa! Netflix better bring its A-game to Jo burg next year. Naspers is poised not to lose on home soil.

CD4Lab has Opened Applications to Its Accelerator Programme

Startup incubator/accelerator, CD4Lab, of the University of Nairobi, is accepting applications from startups into its Africa Technology and Innovation Accelerator (AfTIA) programme.

Egerton Wins AVIC and Gear Box’s $5000 App Challenge

Kenyan developer, Samson Amenia, has won the African Tech Challenge organised by AVIC International Holding Corporation and Gearbox, iHub’s hardware incubator.

Safaricom Establishes Startup Fund for Young Kenyan Entrepreneurs

Safaricom Foundation, has just launched a startup fund to help young Kenyan entrepreneurs raise seed capital.

Seedstars Pitch Tour Will Drift to Kampala, Apply

Applications have opened for the Seedstars World pitch tour event set for Kampala,Uganda; get your pitch on.

NEST Opens Applications for ‘Idea to Pitch’ Bootcamp

Hong Kong-based startup accelerator, NEST, that began operations in Kenya last month will hold a one-day “Idea to Pitch” bootcamp in Kenya

Jovago Jumps to Mozambique

Online hotel booking service, Jovago, has established its presence in Mozambique, a move that may be aiming to prey on the tourism and investment potentials there.

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