The construction of Border Export Zones in four sites in Uganda has reached 85% completion. The border markets under construction in the zones include Busia, Lwakhakha, Oraba and Katuna.
Heirs Oil & Gas (HHOG), Africa’s integrated energy company, has announced the appointment of Osayande Igiehon as Chief Executive Officer together with a distinguished non-executive board.
The Nigerian Communications Commission and Nigerian Communications Satellite signed an MoU to facilitate the release of contiguous bandwidth in one of the most suitable frequency spectrum bands for early deployment of 5G Network services.
APA Corporation has reached an agreement in principle with Egypt’s Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources and the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation in support of the MOP’s efforts to modernize the country’s petroleum sector.
Microsoft 4Afrika will work with WOCCU to understand digital transformation challenges faced by the sector through the implementation of ideation workshops.
The Kenya Bureau of Standards has partnered with the Kenya Trade Net System in launching a single window platform that allows traders to submit import-export documentation and access approvals in one stop.
IBM has unveiled a breakthrough in semiconductor design and process with the development of the world’s first chip announced with 2 nanometer (nm) nanosheet technology.
U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, the U.S. Government’s development bank is seeking to partner with more local businesses in Rwanda to support economic growth.
Access Bank (Rwanda) Plc in partnership with EXUUS LTD have introduced “SAVE 2.0” a digital solution that aims at encouraging people to save collectively as a group or even friends.
Ericsson and Samsung have reached a multi-year agreement on global patent licenses between the two companies, including patents relating to all cellular technologies.
The majority of organisations are not yet compliant with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) which becomes effective on 1 July this year.
As the world went into pandemic lockdown in 2020, consumers in Africa shifted their spending habits to embrace contactless tap-and-go payments and online shopping.
The technology required to protect organisations against fraud and error made through incorrect, fraudulently changed, or maliciously altered payee information is readily available.
It is essential that governments leverage technology to streamline data collection, transfer and analysis to speed up rollouts.
Social Lend Africa is a Uganda-based financial technology company that facilitates transactions between micro-lenders and small business owners on its web and mobile app
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For millions of people who have limited access to banking services, rural communities, families living in pandemic-related isolation and vulnerable members of society in particular, digital financial services have been a critical lifeline.