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AK will test the Africa Games in Kasarani

Emmanuel Kipkirui Korir after his 800m victory at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha (Hasse Sjogren) Emmanuel Kipkirui Korir after his 800m win at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha (Hasse Sjogren) © Copyright [NAIROBIKenyaJune19-US-basedContinentalCupwinnerEmmanuelKorirwillleadaprospectivestarattractionfieldatMoiInternationalSportstomorrow(June20)throughSaturday(June22)fortheAfricaGame'sthree-daytrackandfieldtrialsCenterKasarani There was some doubt as to whether Korir, the 800-meter runner, will make it to the examinations contested by sports cabinet secretary Amina …

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Understanding East Africa's Startup Investment Ecosystem

Understanding East Africa's Startup Investment Ecosystem By Soko Directory Team / June 19, 2019 By Carlos Onyango The number of startups from the East African Community members is estimated to increase millions in capital Many are scaling up and looking for alternative sources of funding worldwide. In the past, the perception of Africa is always negative. Tech entrepreneurs are, however, …

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Inclusive Fintech 50 names 20 startups with a focus on Africa

Twenty start-ups operating in Africa were honored as part of the global Inclusive Fintech 50 competition to promote the financial inclusion of early-stage fintechs. The contest was conducted by the MetLife Foundation and Visa in collaboration with global nonprofit organizations Accion and IFC, with the aim of assisting early-stage fintech companies in capital and resource sourcing. The 50 winners were …

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2019 Women's World Cup: Nigeria loses amid VAR row, progression tightens

The 2019 Women's World Cup kicked off last Friday with 24 teams crowned the "queens" of the month-long tournament in France. There are 24 teams classed into six groups. Africa's representatives are Nigeria's Super Falcons, Banyana Banyana of South Africa and the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon. A: France (hosts), Korea Republic, Norway, Nigeria GROUP B: Germany, China, Spain, South Africa …

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Egypt ready for the Africa Cup despite security concerns and price concerns

By AFP More from this author The African Championship will begin on Friday in Egypt against the backdrop of terrorist attacks and just days after the death of former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. With the opening and final games at the Cairo Stadium, Egypt hosted the regional tournament for the fifth time, expanding to 24 teams this year. Cairo most …

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Bandari travels to South Africa this week to complete pre-season training

Home Cup winners Bandari FC will travel to South Africa for a one-week training camp ahead of the new season later this week. FC Bandari vice-chairman Benson Osero, who represented managing director Daniel Manduku, said the plans are in progress and the team is leaving this week. "I have kept my promise to bring the team to their continental mission …

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Africa Updates: South Sudan Seeking Loan Paying Salaries

By NATION REPORTER More from this author Nigeria's Buhari warns of a change in Boko Haram's course Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has asked security agents to stop monitoring the unconventional methods to reinforce Boko Haram's terrorists on soft targets. Buhari's second demand in as many weeks follows the assassination of 30 people and the violation of 42 others in triple …

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What to Expect at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

<div _ngcontent-c14 = "" innerhtml = " Mohamed Salah fired at the goal during the African Nations Cup qualifier between Egypt and Tunis in Borg Al Arab Stadium in Alexandria, Egypt, on November 16, 2018. Egypt Wins 3: 2 (Photo by Ahmed Awaad / NurPhoto on Getty Images) NurPhoto on Getty Images The Africa Cup of Nations 2019 begins On …

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AI Expo Africa launches the AI ​​Art Challenge

AI Expo Africa is a business focused AI event in Africa has launched an original piece of artwork or music that leverages AI. In recent years, art-creating AI has pushed the boundaries of how we define art. This competition challenges the African AI & Data Science community to create original artwork and music track (s) using artificial intelligence (AI). There …

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