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African developers celebrated at Facebook’s annual F8 conference
21-04-2017 | 10:48:48
Facebook celebrated the achievements and products of its growing African developer and partner ecosystem at its annual F8 developer conference, held in San Jose, California, on 18 and 19 April.
World Bank Group Launches New Program to Support Africa’s Top Digital Entrepreneurs
21-04-2017 | 10:18:57
The World Bank Group launched XL Africa, a five-month business acceleration program designed to support the 20 most promising digital start-ups from Sub-Saharan Africa.
Vodafone Egypt launches new app for blind and visually impaired customers
19-04-2017 | 13:58:00
Vodafone Egypt launched a new mobile application for blind and visually impaired users called “E3rafli” (an Arabic word for “Find out for me") to help them recognize basic things and services through their mobile phones.
[Nigeria] Globacom prescribes recipes for SMEs’ growth
18-04-2017 | 12:00:00
Nigeria’s fully integrated telecommunications company, Globacom wants small businesses to adopt integrated and flexible communications plan in order to improve their efficiency, cut cost and expand their bottom lines.
Tanzania sees 47% of GDP growth through Mobile Money Revolution
18-04-2017 | 11:03:58
When Vodacom introduced the mobile money transfer service, M-Pesa, in 2008 financial inclusion in the country was below 16 per cent.
Telkom Kenya to replace Orange Money service with new platform
18-04-2017 | 09:53:00
Telkom Kenya plans to replace its mobile money platform Orange Money amidst its continued underperformance in the market.
MTN Ghana to Continue Payment of Interest on Mobile Money Deposits
18-04-2017 | 09:32:21
Ghana’s Leading Telecommunications Giant , MTN Ghana has relinquished power to its cherished mobile money customers to unsubscribe interest on their deposits.
[Nigeria] NCC Urges Subscribers to Take Advantage of 2442 Code
14-04-2017 | 11:19:00
As part of efforts to educate telecommunications consumers on their rights to quality telecoms services, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said subscribers could stop unsolicited text messages if they send "STOP" to "2442".
[Namibia] Paratus Telecom plans R150m network expansion over three years
14-04-2017 | 10:23:03
Paratus Telecom plans to deepen its existing fibre network in Namibia and has announced a R150m fibre network expansion programme to be rolled out over three years.
[Uganda] Electronic Single Window to cut 30 per cent cost for traders
13-04-2017 | 15:16:33
An additional 16 government agencies involved in clearing international trade documents will be linked to the Uganda Electronic Single Window (ESW) as phase two of the system commences.
[Ghana] Airtel picks Aviat Networks as 2017 supplier partner
13-04-2017 | 13:18:00
Airtel Business in Ghana has named Aviat Networks, Inc., the leading expert in microwave networking solutions,their supplier partner of the year for 2017. This award recognizes Aviat as a key partner in driving and achieving Airtel Ghana's business objectives.
[Nigeria] NNPC to Commercialize its Communication Network
13-04-2017 | 10:56:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will commercialise some of its critical Information Communications & Technology (ICT) infrastructure in line with its bid to re-focus the Corporation as a commercially viable entity.
[Namibia] Bank Windhoek rolls out first mobile fuel payments
13-04-2017 | 10:24:00
Leading Financial Service Provider, Bank Windhoek, has embraced mobile technology to launch the first mobile fuel payment system in Namibia.
M-Pesa pioneer Michael Joseph joins Board of MFS Africa
13-04-2017 | 10:05:21
MFS Africa, a leading Pan-African fintech company, today announces that Michael Joseph has joined its Board of Directors as an independent Non-Executive Director.
[Tanzania] Tigo launches first of its kind call center
12-04-2017 | 13:22:00
Tanzania’s leading Digital Lifestyle company Tigo has announced the opening of a new state of the art Call Centre, the first of its kind in the country.
[Kenya] Travel Creations adopts Travelport’s GOL platform to improve customers’ convenience
12-04-2017 | 06:36:00
Leading travel commerce platform Travelport has entered into an arrangement with Kenya’s Travel Creations that will see Travel Creations become the first travel agent in Africa to roll out ‘GOL’ an online booking tool powered by Travelport’s technology.
[South Africa] Entersekt recognized by Banker Africa for work in fintech space
11-04-2017 | 12:13:00
South African fintech company, Entersekt has won Best Mobile Security Technology in the 2017 Banker Africa Southern Africa Banking Awards.
[Morocco] Maroc Telecom Launches Innovative “Smart Days” Cycle Meetings
11-04-2017 | 11:56:00
Maroc Telecom has just launched its new cycle meeting, “Smart Days.” This is an exchange and debate platform organized around different themes related to digital transformation.
Social Media Report Reveals Radio Stations’ Dominant Influence on Facebook and Twitter
10-04-2017 | 15:02:00
In a bid to enhance the work of the media using technology in Africa, Penplusbytes has released its latest social media ratings on Ghana’s Radio, Television and Print media
Deskera expands Africa presence, launches channel partner program in the region
10-04-2017 | 14:29:00
Deskera, a global provider of cloud-based software solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, is expanding its footprint in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) market. It has launched a channel partner program to bring MEA enterprises, the most effective business software to serve their customers.
[Column] Jens Ischebeck: The Udemy learning marketplace and possibilities for Africans Pt. 1
10-04-2017 | 13:16:00
On Wikipedia the leading e-learning marketplace Udemy is described as follows: “Udemy.com is a platform or marketplace for online learning.
Africa is playing infrastructure catch up - Michele McCann
10-04-2017 | 10:43:00
The amount of businesses embracing an online strategy is driving an urgent review of legacy infrastructure according to Michele McCann, business development manager, Teraco.
Kwesé TV partners wih MTN Ghana to expand mobile offering
10-04-2017 | 10:32:10
Econet Media’s Kwesé TV and MTN Ghana have announced that the two will be entering into a partnership. The partnership will see Kwesé TV facilitate the delivery of video content to MTN’s mobile customers.
Kenya to merge functions of key financial regulatory bodies
10-04-2017 | 07:56:18
The Kenyan cabinet has approved the draft Financial Services Authority Bill 2016 which will merge the functions of four financial regulatory bodies.
[Egypt] Government mulls setting up integrated databases for Egyptian expatriates
07-04-2017 | 16:10:27
Egyptian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Yasser ElKady has held talks with his Immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs counterpart Nabila Makram, on the significance of using and integrating ICTs to serve Egypt's nationals abroad.
Africa telecom and finance leaders assess accelerating digital investment opportunities
07-04-2017 | 13:26:44
Leaders from Africa's biggest telecom investment companies including MTN, Orange, Helios Towers, American Tower, Eaton Towers, Google, Microsoft, Liquid Telecom and SEACOM are meeting with investment bankers,
OfferForge adopts the Billaway platform throughout South Africa
07-04-2017 | 09:09:00
OfferForge, the leading online lead generation and consumer acquisition firm in South Africa is now enabling publishers to greatly expand value to consumers by reducing their mobile airtime bill.
[Kenya] CIC Life Assurance Company introduces paying of premiums via mobile phones
07-04-2017 | 08:59:00
As insurance companies in Kenya looks to novel and innovative ways to increase penetration which currently stands at 3 per cent technology seem as a sure bet to boost this penetration.
Vodacom demonstrates Africa’s first solution for mission critical communications
06-04-2017 | 16:30:00
Vodacom has successfully demonstrated the first broadband multimedia trunking solution on a commercial LTE network in Africa.
[South Africa] WireCard acquires MyGate Communications for $24.6 million
06-04-2017 | 16:16:00
Wirecard AG acquired all shares of MyGate Communications (Pty) based in Cape Town, South Africa.
[Interview] Ekene Okechukwu, Founder, Bargainmasterng.com, Nigeria
06-04-2017 | 13:41:00
Ekene Okechukwu is Founder of Bargainmasterng.com, Nigeria's social marketplace for online sellers and buyers.
[Column] Daniel Monehin: Shedding light on the African shadow economy
06-04-2017 | 13:36:00
The Informal Economy, or if you have a penchant for the more colourful descriptor, the “Shadow” or “Grey” Economy, is typically the term used to refer to the portion of a country’s economy that transact exclusively in cash
[South Africa] KNF Ventures invests in online ticketing services company Quicket Solutions
06-04-2017 | 13:08:00
KNF Ventures, a SARS-approved section 12J Venture Capital Company dedicated to investing in South African innovation-driven ventures with proven traction, has announced that it is investing in the online ticketing services solution scale-up company, Quicket.
SAP Africa appoints Dr. Adriana Marais new Head of Innovation
06-04-2017 | 10:32:00
SAP Africa has appointed Dr. Adriana Marais to take on the role as Head of Innovation. based at the head office in Johannesburg.
[Nigeria] VoguePay gets Fintech start-up recognition
06-04-2017 | 10:19:28
VoguePay has won the “Best Fintech Startup” award at the just concluded Cashless Africa Expo. The award is in recognition to online payment in Nigeria and Africa in general.
[South Africa] Rabaki.com creates employment through new re-seller feature
06-04-2017 | 10:04:56
South African online retail store, Rabaki.com is now giving locals an opportunity to become part of the outlet and earn a 5% commission in return.
African Airlines Association enlists support of Sabre Corporation to compete with global peers
06-04-2017 | 08:36:32
Global technology provider to the travel and tourism industry, Sabre Corporation will provide consulting services to several of its member airlines through a new agreement with the African Airlines Association (AFRAA).
Facebook moves into larger South Africa premises as African growth accelerates
05-04-2017 | 16:35:00
Facebook has moved its Johannesburg offices into new premises, creating a new home for the company to work with its partners to boost innovation and provide an African home for the Facebook culture.
WebNMS and Energy Monitoring partner to deliver bespoke energy solutions in East Africa
05-04-2017 | 16:23:56
WebNMS, a leading provider of enterprise IoT platform and solutions and Energy Monitoring Ltd. (EML), a fast-growing energy and industrial solutions provider in Africa, have announced a partnership to develop end-to-end IoT applications
[Tanzania] Halotel inks money transfer deal with NMB
05-04-2017 | 12:44:00
Halotel has partnered with NMB to allow five Million Halotel and NMB customers enjoy cash deposit and withdraw services from HaloPesa.
[Ghana] Fisher folk to benefit from Tigo Fishers Network services
05-04-2017 | 12:38:37
The USAID/Ghana Sustainable Fisheries Management Project (SFMP), a US Government funded food security project which seeks to rebuild Ghana’s marine fish stock has signed a partnership agreement with the Fisheries Commission and Mobile Network Operator, Tigo.
[Kenya] CIAO Group announces intent to acquire Provisioning Software Company
05-04-2017 | 09:35:00
Ciao Group, Inc. has announced executing a letter of intent to acquire a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Provisioning Software company in Kenya.
[Kenya] BitHub.Africa announces opportunity report crowdsale campaign for digital currencies' enthusiasts
04-04-2017 | 14:22:19
Nairobi-based blockchain accelerator BitHub.Africa has announced its Blockchain Opportunity Report crowdsale campaign.
[South Africa] Zensar partners with TUT to provide job oriented IT training
04-04-2017 | 10:42:51
Zensar Technologies, a leading provider of digital solutions, software and infrastructure services, announced that it has entered into a formal MOU with the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), Pretoria, South Africa
Nigeria's official PC market falls to lowest levels in over nine years, IDC
04-04-2017 | 10:20:51
Official PC shipments to Nigeria fell 57.1% year on year in 2016 to total 156,511 units, according to the latest figures compiled by International Data Corporation (IDC).
[South Africa] Trinity Telecoms and COMSOL Networks Announce Partnership at IOTFA
04-04-2017 | 09:45:00
A R65 million partnership between Trinity Telecoms, a leading IoT platform provider, and Comsol Networks, has been sealed with the establishment of COMSOL IoT Connect.
ICANN approves dotAfrica launch dates
04-04-2017 | 09:30:00
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has given dotAfrica the green light to move forward with their launch plan and dates as Africa’s new home on the web gets ready for their long awaited entry.
Frédéric Alran Appointed SAP Francophone Africa Managing Director
03-04-2017 | 14:37:00
SAP Africa has appointed industry veteran, Frédéric Alran, as its new Managing Director for Francophone Africa.
U2opia Mobile forays into Africa with FonePass data suite
03-04-2017 | 13:02:27
U2opia Mobile, a global mobile technology player has launched its sponsored data suite, FonePass across markets in Africa, Asia and Middle East. FonePass is a holistic data solutions suite that offers a slew of products catering to enterprise and consumer needs.
[Column] Michèle Scanlon: Africa - the centre of new space race era
03-04-2017 | 12:29:00
In 2017 and beyond, Africa will find itself at the heart of a new space race centred on satellite connectivity. According to Michèle Scanlon, New Business Development at Gondwana International Networks (GIN), “The race is on for full coverage of Africa with High Throughput Satellite (HTS) service.
Vodacom and PTC partner to bring ThingWorx to South Africa
03-04-2017 | 12:00:03
Vodacom has partnered with PTC to launch a local version of the ThingWorx Internet of Things development platform.
WorldRemit to set up Nairobi office this year
03-04-2017 | 11:39:52
Money transfer firm WorldRemit says that it will set up an office in Kenya this year as it seeks to diversify its business to intra-African remittances.
Sage integrated accounting, payment, payroll & HR systems now available in Kenya
03-04-2017 | 11:32:00
Sage, the market and technology experts in integrated accounting, payroll & HR and payment systems, today announce that Sage One Payroll will be available in Kenya from 3 April.
Sub Saharan Africa millennials spend $50 a month on football betting, survey
31-03-2017 | 15:12:00
Millennials in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are using their mobile phones to bet on football and are spending less than $50USD per month. Kenya has the highest number of betting youth, according to a recent GeoPoll rapid survey
Uber and Old Mutual help drivers earn, learn and save
31-03-2017 | 14:58:24
In celebration of Global Money Week, Uber and Old Mutual have announced that they will be extending its free money management course that took place in South Africa to its driver-partners in Accra, (Ghana), Lagos (Nigeria) and Nairobi, (Kenya).
[South Africa] Vodacom partners with PTC to launch Internet of Things application platform
31-03-2017 | 12:15:00
Vodacom has taken a significant step to further expand its Internet of Things (IoT) offering by partnering with global technology solution provider PTC, a recognised leader in Industrial IoT, augmented reality and connected solutions.
Ecobank affiliate bets on Intelsat platform to strengthen corporate banking in Africa
31-03-2017 | 06:32:00
Intelsat S.A, operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, announced today that eProcess International SA, an affiliate of pan-African banking conglomerate Ecobank Group, has signed an agreement to use the Intelsat Epic
250,000 African merchants will be financially empowered by Masterpass QR
30-03-2017 | 18:37:00
Merchant service provider, Kopo Kopo, announced their partnership with Mastercard today to roll out Masterpass QR across 11 markets in Sub-Saharan Africa, impacting over 250,000 micro and small businesses over the next five years.
Surf and Facebook launch wifi hotspots in Kenya
30-03-2017 | 11:19:08
Surf and Facebook officially launched Express Wi-Fi by Facebook in Kenya today. This initiative was born from the mutual belief of both organizations that access to internet should be available and affordable for everyone.
Safaricom cuts Lipa Na MPESA tariffs by half, announces MPESA App
30-03-2017 | 06:32:00
Listed telecommunication company Safaricom has announced a number of initiatives that seek to further increase the convenience of M-PESA as it continues to extend the gains of mobile money ten years after its launch in Kenya.
[Egypt] Almosafer unveils flight-booking service
29-03-2017 | 16:00:00
Almosafer released its new flight-reservation feature for both their web and mobile app platforms. The service is valid for customers travelling to and from the Saudi Kingdom through more than 500 airlines globally
Ghana loses $50m to cyber crime, report
29-03-2017 | 13:00:00
A report by Kenyan-based IT firm, Serianu Limited, has revealed that the economy lost a total of US$50 million to cybercrime in 2016.
Global-IP Brings Sales Team On Board to Serve its African Markets
29-03-2017 | 09:53:29
Global-IP Cayman, the innovative satellite communications company, is pleased to announce its sales team brought on board to develop channel partners and offer new types of communications services in the Sub-Saharan Africa region.
[South Africa] e4 launches Virtual app and transforms FICA process
29-03-2017 | 09:30:00
The rapid growth of the connected world has resulted in the development of several forward-thinking SaaS solutions aimed at a successfully connecting with a customer online.
Smartphone sales dip in Africa, IDC
29-03-2017 | 09:04:06
Smartphone shipments in Africa slowed down last year as the mobile device market took a hit from economic turmoil in the region.
[South Africa] Routed launches first vendor neutral cloud platform
28-03-2017 | 12:15:00
Routed, a true cloud service provider, has launched its vendor neutral cloud platform to offer what the company believes South Africa needs: a cloud platform that is reliable, scalable and secure.
[Column] Jens Ischebeck: Why should I pay for my education?
28-03-2017 | 11:03:03
Online education is big business. With a plethora of different e-learning courses and qualifications available, it can be difficult to choose between education apps, online portals, MOOCs and old-fashioned courses in brick and mortar institutions.
Kenyans abroad are the biggest senders of mobile to mobile remittances - WorldRemit
28-03-2017 | 10:03:00
To mark the 10th anniversary of mobile money service M-PESA, WorldRemit has released new data showing that the Kenyan diaspora is the biggest sender of digital remittances to mobile accounts.
[South Africa] Abacuz launches new platform for au pairs and parents
28-03-2017 | 09:19:00
Abacuz is a brand new platform developed to provide au pairs with the opportunity to connect with new families, without losing their independence.
[South Africa] I’m Bored app rebrands to Fun Nearby
27-03-2017 | 13:45:00
South Africa’s ‘what’s on’ sharing app, I’m Bored, has re-branded as Fun Nearby as the free events listing platform and service grows to become the go-to place for parents and kids to find fun things to do in their neighborhood.
[Egypt] QNB ALAHLI in partnership with Visa to unveil mVisa
27-03-2017 | 11:03:00
QNB ALAHLI and global payments technology company Visa are launching mVisa, a seamless and secure mobile solution for instant cashless payments, in Egypt. mVisa, which brings the benefits for easy and secure digital commerce to financial institutions
[Tanzania] Tigo in continued mobile birth registration support
24-03-2017 | 13:36:00
Tanzania’s digital lifestyle company, Tigo has continued to support the Tanzania government’s under-five birth registration initiative through an innovative mobile application that is massively accelerating provisioning of birth certificates for children under the age of five.
African hospitals adopt SOPHiA artificial intelligence as patients’ care advance
24-03-2017 | 13:31:33
Sophia Genetics global leader in Data-Driven Medicine has unveiled the list of African hospitals that have started integrating SOPHiA, the company’s artificial intelligence, into their clinical workflow to advance patients’ care across the continent.
Kenya launches world’s first mobile-only government bond
24-03-2017 | 06:26:57
Kenya has launched the world’s first ever mobile only government bond, allowing the average Kenyans to purchase government bonds on their mobile phone as the East African country seeks to tap into the booming mobile money market.
[Kenya] Safaricom unveils ‘Flex’ for customers’ convenience in airtime and data spend
24-03-2017 | 06:09:00
Listed telecommunication company Safaricom has launched an innovative product named ‘FLEX’ that gives customers freedom to choose how they allocate airtime for calls, SMS or data services, in line with customer feedback.
Mastercard to support development of Ghana’s digital payment ecosystem
24-03-2017 | 06:03:50
In support of Ghana’s Vision 2020 goals, Mastercard has committed its support to helping the country to develop a cashless economy, in furtherance of its push to be an economic powerhouse in Africa.
[Column] Mariam Abdullahi: Africa’s mobile revolution: strategic focus areas for telcos in 2017
24-03-2017 | 05:55:22
Despite on-going economic challenges and some tricky regulatory issues, Africa is fast approaching the 1bn mobile subscriptions landmark. The continued rollout of 3G and 4G networks, as well as an influx of low-cost smartphone
Mara Social Media acquires global instant messaging and communications platform Nimbuzz
23-03-2017 | 14:40:40
Mara Social Media, an African multi-channel platform of online and mobile tech innovations that are designed to connect people across emerging markets, has announced that it has acquired global platform Nimbuzz Assets.
[Tanzania] National Microfinance bank launches interbank money transfer service to improve customer convenience
23-03-2017 | 06:34:00
The National Microfinance bank (NMB) has launched a new service dubbed Mobile Tanzania Interbank Mobile System (TISS) that allows customers to transfer up to $1300 from one bank to another.
Industrial IoT set to shake up African oil & gas sector - MD, SAP West Africa
22-03-2017 | 14:19:00
The global oil and gas industry is undergoing a period of unprecedented change and disruption.
Internet Solutions Kenya selects Telco Systems to upgrade its fiber network to 10GB
22-03-2017 | 11:48:00
Provider of innovative CE 2.0, MPLS, IP and SDN & NFV solutions, Telco Systems and Internet Solutions Kenya, a Pan-African communications service provider of cloud, communication, connectivity and carrier services within Kenya and connecting outside Kenya,
Rwanda to host premier Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue conference
22-03-2017 | 07:45:21
The Internet Society has announced that it will hold the first ever Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue from 8-9 May 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda, in partnership with UNESCO and Republic of Rwanda.
[Egypt] Construction of mobile phone factory on course
22-03-2017 | 07:09:26
In its quest to manufacture its own mobile phones, Egypt has been constructing a mobile phone factory in Assiut Technological Park which is expected to be completed within the next few weeks.
SES and Intersat to Provide Internet Connectivity Across Africa
21-03-2017 | 12:27:00
SES and Intersat announce today that they have signed a multi-year agreement to deliver internet services across Africa.
[Kenya] Mary Wanyeri appointed HR Manager at OLX
21-03-2017 | 11:28:00
Online company OLX has hired former Jumia Human Resource Manager Mary Wanyeri to head its HR department.
Business SIM management launched in Namibia
20-03-2017 | 12:09:24
Flickswitch, African SIM management solutions company has launched its business SIM management service in Namibia. This follows its recent launch in Kenya and is part of the company’s pan-African expansion strategy.
[Kenya] More banks given go-ahead to roll out mobile cash
20-03-2017 | 11:55:16
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.
[Column] Jens Ischebeck: Edtech - A growth area for Africa
20-03-2017 | 10:44:58
EdTech is the use of digital education technology to facilitate teaching and learning. It’s a rapidly expanding sector with enormous potential. Providers around the world are now incorporating education technology into their delivery strategies.
Teraco raises R1.2 billion in debt funding for further investment into South African data centres
20-03-2017 | 10:18:00
South Africa Teraco, Africa's largest carrier & cloud neutral colocation data centre and home to NAPAfrica, Africa’s largest Internet exchange point (IXP), has announced that it has raised a medium term funding facility from Absa amounting to R1.2 billion.
Garmin and MTN Nigeria partner to introduce a range of world class health and fitness devices
20-03-2017 | 10:12:41
Garmin in collaboration with MTN Nigeria partner to introduce a range of world class health and fitness devices to help boost fitness standards while maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
[South Africa] CNH Industrial inaugurates new TechPro2 youth training program
20-03-2017 | 09:27:17
TechPro2, the youth training initiative promoted globally by CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI), sees its latest installment launch in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Orange launches its brand in Burkina Faso strengthening West African foothold
17-03-2017 | 07:00:00
Orange, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, has announced the launch of its brand in Burkina Faso. Less than one year after the closing of the Group’s acquisition of Airtel, together with Orange Côte d’Ivoire, this announcement clearly demonstrates Orange’s ambitions for the West African market.
Africa and Middle East security screening market by product, application, geography and forecast by 2022
16-03-2017 | 13:12:20
Orbis Research added report on "South Africa Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Market By Implementation Model (Hosted Shared Desktop, Hosted Virtual Desktop), Trends, Forecast (2017-2022)"
[Kenya] Commercial Bank of Africa unveils first of its kind mobile based banking solution
16-03-2017 | 12:04:00
Commercial Bank of Africa has announced the launch of a new digital banking solution based on a mobile app named Loop, making it the first of its kind in Kenya and in the region.
[South Africa] Telkom and Business Connexion launch BCX, Africa’s premier end-to-end ICT solutions provider
16-03-2017 | 12:02:00
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.
African telcos to prioritize emerging opportunities in order to stay afloat, International Data Corporation
16-03-2017 | 06:34:00
Telcos across Africa are increasingly focusing on effectively maximizing their return on investment from data and on monetizing emerging opportunities such as the Internet of Things (IoT) to remain competitive and afloat, according to George Kalebaila, research director for telecommunications, media, and IoT at International Data Corporation (IDC).
[Nigeria] Mastercard partners with Mobile Money Africa to host the Cashless Africa Conference
16-03-2017 | 06:32:00
Digital payment solutions provider, Mastercard has been unveiled as the headline sponsor of the 6th Edition of the CashlessAfrica Conference and Expo The event is organised by Mobile Money Africa and is scheduled for 22 to 23 March, at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki in Lagos, Nigeria.
[Egypt] Infor acquires Accentia to grow regional footprint
15-03-2017 | 15:00:00
Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud,has announced the acquisition of Accentia Middle East, an Infor partner serving the Middle East, North Africa, and India (IMEA) region.
[South Africa] Vodacom's network commands market lead, Speedtest results by Ookla
15-03-2017 | 06:43:43
Vodacom continues to shoot the lights out. The latest national and regional results from Speedtest by Ookla show that the company has the best overall network performance among all mobile network providers in South Africa.
Africa tablet market declining in line with global trend, International Data Corporation
14-03-2017 | 10:17:00
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).