So, several spotlights are beaming on Lagos as the Demo Africa event kicked off today. That didn’t stop us from snooping out other sources of excitement in Africa. Here’s what was cooking in Africa today, September 23, 2015.

BRCK Kio May Just Be The Handiest Technology Solution To Come Out Of Africa

When I started in school, I went from slates, to chalkboards, to pen and paper. But Kenyan kids have it more than good these days. They have tablets. BRCK Kio tablets. Color me green.

Female tech people. This just in. You have a database.

Or, you should be on the database. Look, Women in Tech Africa announced their database which contains a list of all their members, their specialties and LinkedIn profiles; all this is now available to the public on their website.


Trends come and go. But mobile is here to stay.

Nothing they say lasts forever. Except maybe cliches. And apparently the mobile first trend. This story makes a case that pretty soon, we’ll be having mobile only trends, making a dent in the African tech space.

News elsewhere

Econet CEO & Liquid Telecom shortlisted for World Communication Awards  {Techzim}

The big kahuna of Econet and the high speed telco could be walking away with trophies at the awards.

Zamgoat raises $20,000 from US’s Fledge Bussiness Accelerator Program  {TechMoran}

In Zambia, the country’s first commercial-scale aggregator, processor and distributor of goat meat and other related products including goat leather raised a lot of money. Must be the Sallah spirit at work.

Another sale goes down. Altron sells Autopage clients for R1,5bn  {TechCentral}

Vodacom, MTN and Cell C will pay Altron a combined amount of about R1,5bn to take over the subscriber base of Altech Autopage Cellular.

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