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[Nigeria] GE Partners LASTVEB to train students in advanced manufacturing
24-07-2017 | 12:28:00
GE, the world’s Digital Industrial Company has announced a skill development partnership programme involving its GE Lagos Garage.
[Column] Kamal Mokrani: Connecting an unconnected Africa with wireless technology
24-07-2017 | 11:46:00
Africa’s diversity encompasses more than its landscape, it includes the political, economic, social, technological and environmental outlook, with each country and region having its own set of unique challenges and advantages.
Burhani Engineers’ computer programme in Kenya to boost STEM education
24-07-2017 | 11:17:14
Burhani Engineers Limited has signed a partnership with the Kibera Sub-County government to provide computer systems and Engineering Power Classes to pupils within the county.
BBM Messenger partners with Ariiyatickets to offer event tickets service to users in Nigeria
24-07-2017 | 10:21:46
Creative Media Works, operating as BBM, has launched Event Tickets inside Discover with partner, Ariiyatickets.
[South Africa] Vodacom introduces innovative security measures to curb rhino poaching
24-07-2017 | 10:10:00
Vodacom and Celcom have thrown their weight behind the fight against anti-rhino poaching operations by introducing an innovative security measure for the Addo Elephant National Park.
Facebook partners with Kenyan website, P Live, to cover the Kenyan Presidential Debate
24-07-2017 | 10:00:00
P Live in partnership with Facebook will live-stream the Kenyan Presidential Debate that is scheduled to hold on Monday, 24th of July at 5.30pm.
[South Africa] CKR Consulting Engineers partners with Silversoft to implement Deltek project information management
24-07-2017 | 10:00:00
Deltek has announced that CKR Consulting Engineers is partnering with Silversoft to implement Deltek Project Information Management, the industry's leading enterprise information management system.
Oracle South Africa appoints Niral Patel Managing Director and Technology Leader
24-07-2017 | 09:31:00
Oracle South Africa has announced the appointment of Niral Patel as Managing Director and Technology Leader.
[Gabon] United Bank of Africa trains eyes on electronic payment with new Debit Mastercard
21-07-2017 | 14:25:12
United Bank for Africa (UBA) has announced the rollout of the Debit Mastercard card in Gabon to financially support its citizens.
Kenya Airways picks technology from Sabre to boost group booking revenue
21-07-2017 | 10:43:31
Kenya's flag carrier, Kenya Airways, is broadening its revenue streams, having implemented the latest group booking technology from Sabre Corporation.
[Startup Interview] Chika Uzor, Founder, GlamAfric, Nigeria
21-07-2017 | 08:52:00
Chika Uzor is the brains behind a Nigeria based entity keen on addressing the problems faced by women of colour face in makeup, beauty and wellness.
Centenary Bank and Mastercard announce plan to digitize Ugandan economy
21-07-2017 | 08:41:00
Centenary Bank and Mastercard have announced their multipronged approach to digitizing Uganda’s economy in support of the National Financial Inclusion Strategy.
[Kenya] M-Shule receives cash investment from Engineers without Borders Canada to scale education by SMS
20-07-2017 | 12:06:00
Engineers Without Borders Canada has announced its investment in M-Shule, a Kenyan-based EdTech company using SMS to deploy tailored education content for children in Sub-Saharan Africa.
[Startup Interview] Lola Ekugo, Founder, Transthat, Nigeria
20-07-2017 | 11:11:00
Lola Ekugo runs an online business that connects travelers and people in Nigeria who want to buy items abroad or transport documents from abroad.
[Column] Jens Ischebeck: The importance of acknowledged certificates for online courses in Africa
20-07-2017 | 11:10:00
Furnishing one's CV with a list of qualifications is essential to getting ahead in many sectors of the economy. This holds true throughout the world, including in Africa.
Africa-wide cryptocurrency adoption requires decentralised model - Heinrich Springhorn
20-07-2017 | 10:24:42
While some sceptics may have misgivings about the technology, fuelled by isolated incidents involving alleged underhanded dealings, the fact is that cryptocurrency and blockchain has disrupted financial services and will be around for a lot longer.
[South Africa] Entersekt appoints Pattison Mutambiranwa senior Vice President for Middle East and Africa
20-07-2017 | 10:07:45
Stellenbosch-headquartered fintech company Entersekt has appointed ICT industry veteran Pattison Mutambiranwa as senior vice president Middle East and Africa.
Afreximbank, Kings College Hospital enter agreement with Health Ministry for Healthcare Centre of Excellence in Nigeria
20-07-2017 | 08:12:59
The African Export-Import Bank, Kings College Hospital, London, and the Nigerian Ministry of Health have entered into an MOU to collaborate in developing a centre of excellence for healthcare in Nigeria.
SAP Skills for Africa launches East African chapter with participation from Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Ethiopia
19-07-2017 | 14:44:35
SAP Skills for Africa has launched its first-ever East African programme at an event held in Nairobi, Kenya.
Vodacom minority shareholders vote in favour of Safaricom transaction
19-07-2017 | 12:53:15
Vodacom minority shareholders have overwhelmingly voted in support of the proposed acquisition by Vodacom Group of an effective 35% stake in Safaricom Kenya.
[Uganda] United Bank for Africa rolls out Debit Mastercard in cashless payments drive
19-07-2017 | 08:33:00
United Bank for Africa (UBA) has announced the rollout of the Debit Mastercard card in Uganda to financially support its citizens.
CloudMargin and Strate Collateral Management introduce automation to South African OTC Derivatives Contributors
19-07-2017 | 08:18:53
South African market participants can now enjoy unprecedented automation and straight-through processing by leveraging newly available, integrated cloud-based technology
Etisalat Nigeria rebrands, now 9Mobile
18-07-2017 | 13:16:00
The embattled Etisalat Nigeria on Thursday rallied to move away from the shadows of its troubles by taking a new brand name.
[South Africa] Siemens signs agreement to acquire Crabtree South Africa
17-07-2017 | 13:30:00
Siemens has announced the purchase of Crabtree Electrical Accessories in South Africa and its associated Lesotho business from Powertech Industries Limited.
[South Africa] Syrex and Redstor partner to deliver cloud backup and security solutions
17-07-2017 | 10:43:53
Syrex, provider of virtualised and hybrid network infrastructures and solutions, has partnered with Redstor, market leader in data management and security solutions, to provide clients with a powerful cloud backup and security solution.
Esri adds Libya to its ArcGIS platform
17-07-2017 | 01:34:00
Global leader in spatial analytics, has announced the release of significant enhancements to the World Geocoding service for the company's ArcGIS platform.
[Column] Mukhisa Kituyi: Faster, better and together: the road to inclusive e-commerce in Africa
14-07-2017 | 10:04:00
Small is beautiful, small is powerful”. This is the creed embedded in the foundation of a global e-commerce giant: Alibaba.
Sub-Saharan Africa Driving Global Market for Mobile Money - GSMA report
13-07-2017 | 10:44:00
Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for more than half of all mobile money deployments worldwide and is pioneering a range of new mobile money use cases, according to new GSMA data.
Microsoft’s data centre investment to boost South Africa cloud adoption
13-07-2017 | 10:04:07
Microsoft’s announcement that it plans to build hyperscale datacentres in Cape Town and Johannesburg to deliver a range of cloud services is set to give a massive boost to enterprise adoption of infrastructure-as-a-service.
Air Seychelles introduces modern passenger handling technology at Home Airport
12-07-2017 | 14:03:24
Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, will be introducing SITA’s state-of-the-art common-use passenger processing systems (CUPPS) at Seychelles International Airport.
Xpress Money and TerraPay partner to enable real time international money transfers to mobile wallets in Africa
12-07-2017 | 07:35:00
Xpress Money, one of the world's most dependable money transfer brands has partnered with TerraPay, the world's first mobile payments switch, to enable real-time international money transfers to mobile wallets in Africa.
Huawei partners with WorldRemit to accelerate growth of low cost mobile-to-mobile money transfers to Africa
11-07-2017 | 12:24:27
Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit and Huawei have announced a partnership making WorldRemit’s international money transfer service available to all partners of Huawei’s mobile money service platform across Africa.
[Kenya] Safaricom goes for photo IDs to curb M-Pesa fraud
11-07-2017 | 09:58:00
Telecoms operator Safaricom’s mobile money agents will soon start using photos to identify those withdrawing or depositing money on the popular M-Pesa platform in a new push to curb fraud.
Zapper and Alipay partner to improve online shopping experience in South Africa
11-07-2017 | 09:45:00
Zapper has partnered with Alipay, a mobile and online payments platform to give active Alipay users from around the world who visit South Africa the opportunity to pay at more Zapper-affiliated merchants with Alipay.
Angola Cables breaks ground for its Brazilian data centre
11-07-2017 | 07:27:32
Multinational telecommunications company, Angola Cables has announced that construction had begun on its South American data centre, located in Fortaleza, Brazil.
Mobile cash reduces hunger, boosts local economies in Kenya
10-07-2017 | 10:04:00
An innovative, mobile phone-driven cash programme has helped prevent nearly 250,000 people from slipping into severe food insecurity in drought-ravaged Kenya.
[Nigeria] 3timpex delivers superior trade consulting training through launch of mobile app
10-07-2017 | 08:14:40
The import-export industry has gradually developed over the years. This is due to the diversification of most government from oil as the core revenue generating methods for the nation to non-oil income.
[Kenya] Visa and Direct Pay Online Group partner to license 20,000 merchants for mVisa payments
10-07-2017 | 07:51:00
Visa and Direct Pay Online Group have announced that they are enabling 20,000 more merchants to accept mVisa payments, facilitating mobile commerce in Kenya.
DTB and Mastercard partner to enhance digital payments in Kenya
07-07-2017 | 13:00:00
Diamond Trust Bank Kenya (DTB) and Mastercard have announced their partnership to roll-out the DTB Masterpass QR app in Kenya, a mobile payment solution that will enable millions of businesses to accept fast and secure digital payments from consumers.
[Startup Interview] Mike Bondo, CEO and Co founder, McShop, Democratic Republic of Congo
06-07-2017 | 14:13:00
A high demand for South African products by people in his native country of DR Congo on perceived quality, was the spark that inspired Mike Bondo to start an online shop dubbed McShop connecting buyers to local and international brands
Planet Earth Institute launches the PEI exChange, the first online matching platform for African development
06-07-2017 | 13:11:19
The Planet Earth Institute, an international NGO and charity, plans to launch the will launch the PEI exchange during its #ScienceAfrica UnConference on 20th July,
[Column] Jens Ischebeck: How Edtech improves education in Africa
06-07-2017 | 11:56:00
M-learning, online courses and other aspects of e-learning technology have the potential to enhance education provision in Africa in numerous ways.
MTN looks to bolster EBITDA in Nigeria, South Africa
06-07-2017 | 10:42:00
The MTN Group has appointed Dirk Karl to head up its procurement and supply chain management, effective from 1 November 2017.
dotAfrica domain registration open to the public
05-07-2017 | 09:50:37
“The floodgates have finally been thrown open and .africa domains are now available for registration on a first-come, first-served basis."
[South Africa] Sureswipe brings 2-second transaction speed to retailers, franchise store owners
05-07-2017 | 09:34:00
The South African financial technology company that brought card-payment systems to smaller businesses in 2008 has just announced a new integrated payment solution that will benefit franchise store owners and larger independent retailers.
Senegal leads Global Innovation in Higher Education
04-07-2017 | 16:38:00
After a highly selective and intensive 4-months preparation the first 20 talents of Fast-track Acquisition of Skills Training in Technology, Engineering, Entrepreneurship are now ready to be immersed at leading enterprises in Senegal.
[Interview] Marc Gellings, CEO Business1.com
04-07-2017 | 15:23:00
Business1.com is the base of the international business-to-business 1.com-websites. Africa Business Communities is meeting with founder Marc Gellings.
[South Africa] Dirk Karl appointed MTN Group procurement and supply chain head
04-07-2017 | 13:54:45
MTN Group has appointed Dirk Karl to head up group procurement and supply chain management, effective no later than 1 November 2017.
Sage launches Sage One Payroll and Sage One Invoicing in Nigeria
04-07-2017 | 13:44:15
Sage, the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR and payment systems, has announced that Sage One Payroll and Sage One Invoicing is available in Nigeria.
[Kenya] Fountain Technologies Ltd inks multi billion shillings business alliance with Ferri Group
04-07-2017 | 10:36:01
Fountain Technologies Ltd (FTL) has entered into a strategic business alliance with Ferri Group, a Luxembourg based company, which will see the two companies jointly bid and tender for industrial and electrical projects.
[South Africa] 2U Inc closes acquisition of GetSmarter
03-07-2017 | 15:41:43
2U, Inc., a market leader in delivering best-in-class digital education in partnership with the world's top colleges and universities, has announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of GetSmarter.
iWayAfrica Uganda appoints Godfrey Sserwamukoko new managing director
03-07-2017 | 11:37:00
Leading converged ICT solutions provider, iWayAfrica Uganda, has appointed Godfrey Sserwamukoko as Managing Director and a board member with immediate effect.
[Kenya] Safaricom conducting major upgrade on the MPESA platform
03-07-2017 | 10:19:00
Safaricom will over the next three weeks conduct a major upgrade of the M-PESA platform.
[Zimbabwe] PoS transactions net in over $1bn
03-07-2017 | 09:59:00
Increased use of plastic money in transacting propelled the value of transactions through point of sale terminals beyond $1 billion in the four months to April 2017.
[South Africa] Fintech startup, ThisIsMe, sets new African record - FICA in under three minutes
03-07-2017 | 09:48:00
An African record has been set for the The Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (FICA) process which used to take anywhere from two days to two weeks.
Youtap packages latest point of sale device as solution to mobile money processing in Africa
03-07-2017 | 08:03:50
Youtap, a global provider of contactless mobile payments and financial services software, is offering its new X8 'micro' point of sale device as a packaged solution for mobile money and payment service providers.
[South Africa] GameMine partners with Vodacom on mobile gaming
03-07-2017 | 07:56:18
GameMine Inc., a US-based mobile game publisher, announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with South African mobile carrier, Vodacom Group.
[South Africa] Vodacom opens Narrowband Internet of Things laboratory at Vodaworld
30-06-2017 | 08:32:00
Vodacom has opened a Narrowband Internet of Things laboratory at its Vodaworld campus to incubate and commercialize machine-to-machine and Internet of Things systems using narrowband networking.
[Uganda] Guaranty Trust Bank launches the GTBank Mastercard
30-06-2017 | 06:34:00
With focus on building a stronger financial payment sector and ensuring all citizens are financially included, Guaranty Trust Bank Uganda has launched the GTBank Debit Mastercard.
Digital innovation driving growth and competition in DRC mining sector - Ali Bofulo
29-06-2017 | 14:32:00
Digital innovation is driving transformation within the local mining sector. This shift, according to leading converged ICT solutions provider, iWayAfrica, is driving growth and becoming a key differentiator within the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Finland expresses readiness to build cyber security system in Nigeria
29-06-2017 | 12:25:29
Finland has expressed its readiness to construct a cyber-security system in Nigeria and establish new ICT services in the country.
Digital Banking holds the key to Financial Inclusion in Nigeria - Segun Agbaje
29-06-2017 | 11:09:00
Nigeria’s economy may be in a difficult period, but with digitalisation at the core of the national banking strategy, financial inclusion has been given room to grow.
[Kenya] Safaricom partners with mSurvey to measure Kenya’s cash and digital economy
29-06-2017 | 09:18:00
Safaricom has partnered with mSurvey to launch Consumer Wallet, a versatile mobile platform that quantifies offline consumer spending habits and trends.
MTN Cameroon inaugurates Service Centre in Kribi, South Region
29-06-2017 | 08:31:00
MTN Cameroon, leading company in the telecommunications sector, announces the inauguration of the MTN Kribi Service Centre on 28 June 2017.
[Kenya] Telkom expands 4G network to 19 towns
29-06-2017 | 08:00:21
Newly rebranded Telkom has announced expansion of its 4G network to 19 more towns giving Kenyans an alternative to experience faster Internet speeds.
Kifiya works with Mastercard to launch first international remit to pay service in the Ethiopian market
28-06-2017 | 13:14:03
Mastercard and digital service provider Kifiya have partnered to introduce a simple, secure and convenient digital solution that will allow citizens to pay for all bills in one location in Ethiopia.
Resolution Insurance realizes expansion plans with SSP Pure Insurance
28-06-2017 | 13:01:08
Resolution Insurance has chosen global insurance technology specialist SSP to provide a new, robust, flexible IT system to underpin its expansion plans.
Mobisol acquires Lumeter to expand off grid solar pay as you go solution
28-06-2017 | 07:46:37
Mobisol has announced that it has acquired Lumeter, one of the largest providers of pay-as-you-go (PAYG) software for the off-grid solar industry.
Epicor signs international channel distribution deal to grow footprint in Sub Saharan Africa
28-06-2017 | 07:39:07
Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry specific software has signed an international channel distribution deal to accelerate business growth and meet demand across Africa.
[South Africa] Peach Payments partners with ACI Worldwide to bring Alipay to Africa
27-06-2017 | 12:01:25
ACI Worldwide and Alipay have announced that they are launching Alipay in South Africa, via leading regional payment service provider Peach Payments.
Nigerian startup, Tizeti, receives $2.1m in funding
27-06-2017 | 11:01:00
Nigerian Startup, Tizeti and its consumer facing brand, Wifi.com.ng has announced that it has closed on seed funding of $2.1 million from international investors.
Liquid Telecom to launch US$700 million bond and term loan financing package
27-06-2017 | 10:02:00
Liquid Telecommunications Financing PLC, part of the pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has announced its intention to launch a $700 million bond and term loan financing package.
[Ghana] BuzzFeed for Africa OMG Digital secures $1.1 million seed funding
27-06-2017 | 07:30:55
Ghanaian tech startup, OMG Digital, has announced it has closed on seed funding of $1.1 million from international investors.
[South Africa] Datatex announces new version of leading software AMETHYST2
27-06-2017 | 07:17:22
Datatex, the leader in innovative telephony software solutions, recently announced the official release of a fully re-engineered version of AMETHYST.
[Ghana] Tigo to launch SuperSMS network with London-based telco, ONEm Communications
26-06-2017 | 09:21:00
Tigo Ghana will be the next mobile operator to launch its SuperSMS network in partnership with ONEm Communications, a London-based telco.
Zimbabwe launches Beef and Leather Value Chain Technical Assistance Project
26-06-2017 | 08:59:48
The official launch of Zimbabwe’s Support to Beef and Leather Value Chain Technical Assistance Project took place on June 15th, 2017 in Harare, attracting more than 100 participants.
CNN talks to Mark Zuckerberg on bringing the world closer together
23-06-2017 | 09:45:00
CNN’s Laurie Segall sat down with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg this week, in an exclusive broadcast interview, his first in nearly five years.
[Kenya] Safaricom launches digital solution for farmers
23-06-2017 | 09:32:41
Safaricom has launched Connected Farmer, a mobile and web based service that will help agricultural processing businesses in production planning by opening a communication line with farmers.
Morne Bekker appointed NetApp South African Country Manager
23-06-2017 | 07:13:17
Data management and cloud storage solutions provider NetApp has appointed Morne Bekker as the new South African Country Manager and District Manager for the SADC Region.
[South Africa] Vodacom signs additional Fibre to home lease agreements, announces new price plans
22-06-2017 | 17:26:56
Vodacom has extended its Fibre-To-The-Home (FTTH) network through signing new lease agreements with third-party network infrastructure providers Link Africa, Octotel, Frogfoot and Waterfall Access Network (WAN).
[Nigeria] Netplus and and Mastercard deliver cashless online shopping payment solution
22-06-2017 | 14:21:36
The African e-commerce sector is plagued by cash, with the majority of payments still being made in cash at the point of delivery.
Safaricom signs M-Pesa ticketing deal with Kenya Railways
22-06-2017 | 11:42:00
Passengers travelling on the Madaraka Express trains between Nairobi to Mombasa will from Wednesday pay their fares via M-Pesa, removing a hurdle that had opened the ticketing business to middlemen.
Dutch fintech, FACTS, scales up activities in East Africa
22-06-2017 | 10:51:00
Dutch fintech FACTS, providing much needed working capital to established small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in East Africa, is scaling up its activities, more than tripling the number of clients served.
FACTS scales up its activities in East Africa and opens up to the crowd
22-06-2017 | 08:28:52
Dutch fintech FACTS, providing much needed working capital to established small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in East Africa, is scaling up its activities, more than tripling the number of clients served.
DFS Lab announces investment in Africa fintech startups
21-06-2017 | 08:30:00
Digital Financial Services Lab (DFS Lab) has announced that it would invest $250,000 in four separate fintech startups that are building products that help low-income consumers in developing markets.
MTN Benin and Youtap launch MoMoPay tap and pay solution for mobile money customers
20-06-2017 | 15:34:02
Mobile network operator MTN Benin and Youtap have launched MoMoPay, a contactless mobile payment service for MTN Benin Mobile Money users.
[South Africa] Xolani Zuma appointed Managing Director of Servest
20-06-2017 | 15:29:44
Africa’s integrated facilities management company Servest has appointed Xolani Zuma as its new Managing Director to lead Integrated Solutions in South Africa and Africa.
[Ghana] UNHCR launches world's first satellite enabled interactive distance learning project for refugee children
20-06-2017 | 13:18:00
A new project enabling refugee children in the Ampain camp in Western Ghana to receive high quality teaching via distance learning is now fully established.
[Column] Jens Ischebeck: ELearning in Africa - what you need to know about it
20-06-2017 | 11:30:00
As e-learning becomes more widely adopted in Africa,, self-improvement and distance education courses which once seemed infeasible are now becoming increasingly available.
[South Africa] Fintech startup Direct Debit launches E-Mandate
20-06-2017 | 11:06:00
Fintech startup Direct Debit recently launched E-Mandate, a valid electronic agreement that allows customers to sign and authorise debit orders and recurring payment transactions online from any web-enabled device.
Dalkom and Intelsat to expand broadband and media options for customers in Africa
20-06-2017 | 08:46:37
Intelsat, operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, has signed an agreement with Dalkom Somalia to expand its broadband enterprise in East and Central Africa.
Egypt ranks 14th in 2017 Global Cybersecurity Index, 2nd among Arab States
19-06-2017 | 12:02:00
Egypt has achieved a high ranking in the 2017 Global Cybersecurity Index, coming 14th out of 165 countries and second among the Arab states.
Safaricom increases Skiza earnings for Kenyan musicians by 36 percent
19-06-2017 | 11:32:00
Safaricom has announced a 36% increase in the amount Kenyan artists will earn for music sold through the SKIZA music platform.
[South Africa] Vodacom Group appoints Jabu Moleketi as Non Executive Chairman
19-06-2017 | 11:21:52
Vodacom Group has announced the appointment of Jabu Moleketi as Non-Executive Chairman and Saki Macozoma as a lead Independent Director with effect from 19 July 2017.
[Nigeria] MainOne launches plan to become largest internet hub in West Africa with Open-Connect Service
19-06-2017 | 10:49:00
Following the partnership of MainOne’s Data Center company with the Nigerian Internet Exchange to improve national transit traffic in Nigeria, the company has announced a new interconnect service for carriers.
Neotel’s enterprise operations officially rebrand to Liquid Telecom South Africa
16-06-2017 | 15:24:18
Pan African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has announced that Neotel’s enterprise operations will officially rebrand to Liquid Telecom South Africa with immediate effect.
Vodafone Foundation launches project targeting over five million children with online education materials
16-06-2017 | 09:37:24
Vodafone's charitable arm is launching Instant Schools For Africa across six countries to provide free access to quality online educational materials.
Orange Central African Republic and SES Networks Partner to Reinforce Connectivity in Country
15-06-2017 | 11:15:00
SES and Orange Central African Republic today announced an agreement to provide connectivity services in the Central African Republic.
WorldRemit launches Android Pay to offer mobile-to-mobile transfers to the unbanked
13-06-2017 | 11:23:00
WorldRemit, the digital money transfer service has added Android Pay to its service, offering a new way for WorldRemit’s Android Pay users to send money internationally and reach millions using mobile money accounts.
Safaricom takes M-Pesa to Nigeria, Angola
13-06-2017 | 10:23:00
Safaricom Ltd may expand its popular mobile-banking service M-Pesa into countries such as Nigeria and Angola, as East Africa’s biggest company grapples with regulatory scrutiny in its home market of Kenya.