Online company OLX has hired former Jumia Human Resource Manager Mary Wanyeri to head its HR department.
The number of commercial banks approved by the Central Bank of Kenya to operate interbank mobile money transfer platform, PesaLink, has doubled to 24 from 12.
[South Africa] Telkom and Business Connexion launch BCX, Africa’s premier end-to-end ICT solutions provider
Organisations that do not embrace digitalisation and transform accordingly, run the risk of becoming redundant to their customers. In light of this, Telkom and Business Connexion have announced the launch of BCX, Africa’s premier end-to-end information communication technology (ICT) solutions provider.
The Middle East and Africa (MEA) tablet market declined 24.2% year on year in the final quarter of 2016 to total 3.07 million units, according to the latest figures announced by International Data Corporation (IDC).
The Direct Pay Online Group, (DPO Group), East African online payment service provider announced today that it is acquiring 100% of the equity in Virtual Card Service (“VCS”) in Botswana and Namibia. This will be closely followed by the acquisition of 100% of VCS business in South Africa.
Sage the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR, and payment systems, today announced new products and features that will take Africa and Middle East’s business builders and entrepreneurs closer to a world where admin is invisible. It made the announcements at Sage Summit Tour in Johannesburg South Africa.
For the South African market to reach the critical mass that will drive the mainstream adoption of mobile payments, consumers need a system they can trust.
ICT professionals admit that 2016 was a tough year, but those who are positioned at the edge of technology trends application are confident the tide is about to turn.
Kenyans moved a record 33 billion U.S. dollars on mobile money in 2016, up from 27.8 billion dollars from the previous year, the latest data from Central Bank of Kenya showed Monday.
QNB Al-Ahli Bank has announced plans to roll out mVISA service in cooperation with the global payments technology company Visa becoming the first bank in Egypt to introduce the service.
Leading Mobile brand Fero has unveiled its latest smart phone device Fero Iris in the Kenyan market. Fero Iris comes with a unique security feature that allows users to unlock their screens using their eyes.
International express services provider, DHL Express, has published research highlighting the significant growth opportunity for retailers and manufacturers with an international online product offering.
Integrated accounting and payment systems company Sage has launched $1 million Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund which is open to non-profits in Africa with enterprising ideas to help improve the lives of military veterans, young people or women and girls.
The most popular Forex trading platform in the market is MetaTrader 4 (MT4), a downloadable application that is easy to use and offers a multitude of features including automated trading through Expert Advisors (EAs)
DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has announced the launch of On Demand Delivery for the Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) region.
Nigerian contemporary lifestyle retail group The Style Group, is leapfrogging the brick-and-mortar sales of fashion, accessories and design services and instead focuses on offering them via modern social media commerce.
Telecommunication company Airtel, has partnered with premier digital foodstuff marketing and distribution company, Jaarno to offer Airtel’s high value customers the convenience of shopping for locally grown food items online at a discount.
Adidas in partnership with its official retail partner in Ghana, Nutmeg limited, announced the launch of an e-commerce platform to encourage online shopping of its products in Ghana.
Kayode Olusola Lawal is CEO of Associate Box, a digital marketplace for African techies. Africabizz interviews him:
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has given six banks the green light to launch a mobile money transfer platform, heralding a new dawn in the highly competitive and lucrative financial services market segment.
Online retailer Jumia Kenya has announced that 80 percent of the products on their platform are from accredited small businesses.
MicroSave and The MasterCard Foundation collaborate to Advance Digital Finance Services in Francophone Africa
MicroSave, in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, today launched a new program to develop tailored training courses in digital financial services (DFS) in francophone markets of Africa.