MIT’s Legatum Centre for Development and Entrepreneurship, a body that promotes entrepreneurship in developing countries has been confirmed as a sponsor of the DEMO Africa conference coming up later this month in Lagos, Nigeria, Disrupt-africa reports.
PCCW, a Hong Kong-based company with interest in telecommunications, media, and IT Solutions has announced it is planning on starting its online streaming service in Africa, according to Bloomberg, quoting unofficial sources.
Co-Creation Hub, the Lagos-based innovation hub has announced its TechSQUAD – a team of technologists that can be contracted to work with local businesses in Nigeria.
Grundfos, a Danish pump and water solution provider has developed a machine that dispenses clean water in exchange for money in Nairobi, fastcodesign reports.
Jovago, the online hotel booking service, has announced the inclusion of a local language translation service on its portal.
Egyptian fashion-focused social network, Slickr has added an e-commerce layer to its social networking platform, Disrupt-Africa reports.