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Learners’ licence startup Road Rules signs content distribution deal with Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe

Through a memorandum of understanding signed in Harare TSCZ has pledged to provide the Road Rules mobile app with approved content on Zimbabwe traffic regulation which will be used by applicants vying for a drivers’ learners’ licence.

Local DEMO Africa finalist, Road Rules launches Android App

Road Rules App that was designed by a local startup and demoed in different startup challenges has now been launched on Google Play. We took a close look at what this app does.

Two startups to represent Zimbabwe at DEMO Africa 2015

The list of 30 startups that will be pitching at DEMO Africa has been released. 2 Zimbabwean startups have been selected for the tech showcase. These two are Road Rules and IPC eProductivity.

Zim startup Road Rules secures a spot at DEMO Africa 2015

Road Rules, a Zimbabwean tech startup that has developed an Android-based Provisional Drivers’ Licence Test learning solution, was selected as a DEMO Africa finalist at a pre-pitch event held yesterday in Harare. Applications are still open for any startups that also want to go and showcase their ideas at DEMO Africa in Lagos, Nigeria later this year.

Zimbabwean startup to exhibit its app at Apps World Germany 2015

Towards the end of last year, a group of African tech entrepreneurs, including some Zimbabweans took part in the 2014 Ampion Venture Bus. Like the Startup Bus road-trip/hackathon from the year before, the objective was to create startups that would live beyond the cross country techpreneurship expedition. Some of the teams have gone on to pursue […]

Why our startup ecosystem needs the government: lessons from Ampion Venture Bus

Between the 7th and the 12th of November several tech entrepreneurs with different skills trooped across 4 Southern African countries on a bus with the sole objective of birthing tech startups and exploring the startup environment in the region. They also had the opportunity to pitch their ideas at Africacom 2014 in Cape Town South Africa with […]