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When Tamer Ahmed was a child, his three year-old sister died
because she had been given a counterfeit vaccine. Years later,
Kilshay is a 6 month-old mobile app, available for both iOS and Android devices, that provides an environmentally friendly alternative to ...
The trouble with skill trainings in Kenya is that the workers who
need it the most don’t have time to attend, Evanna Hu tells me o...
Designed to bridge the gap between the conventional hard copy drug reference manual and the digital lives of today's physicians, Dawaa is...
Welcome to Wamda's weekly startup news ticker, which will
offer quick announcements and stories relevant to the region. If
you have a quick...
Smartphone users are becoming
increasingly addicted to sharing screenshots from their mobile
devices, as opposed to links that require...
“We felt like aliens,” says Bandar Al Mashari, on how he and his friend Sultan Al Sharif related to the mobile gaming industry four years a...
As technology becomes integral to everyday life more than ever
before, the need for digitizing healthcare is ever increasing.
At a time when the digital technology sector’s growth is
PushBots, an Egyptian startup, has launched Instapush, a service t...
According to mega-successful VC Bill Gurley, “we
are in the midst of a critical platform transition,” from
browsers to mobile app...
M-PESA, a mobile payment scheme launched in 2007 by Kenyan
mobile network operator Safaricom, has fundamentally changed the
New music app Zambaleeta intends to corner the mobile
music market in an old-fashioned way: by taking the fight
The future is mobile, and the future for mobile is apps.
Advertising, video and image sharing, and mobile retail are all
As part of the Arab Mobile App Challenge, Accelerator Workshops will be held in Qatar, the UAE, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Tunisia to allow...
Welcome to Wamda's weekly startup news ticker, which will offer quick announcements and stories relevant to the region. If you have a quick...
As of an hour ago, app messenger Whatsapp went down around the
world; at time of print, it had just started working again.
While the tech world is hotly anticipating Twitter's
IPO, which could happen before the end of the year at a valuation
of around $16...
The Arab Mobile App Challenge, organized by Silatech, invites teams from Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Tunisia to compete with mobile...
It has become somewhat of a cliche to say that the future of the
internet is mobile. And even though smartphone users say that