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Fintech startup MooveBeta merges with blockchain company ImpalaPay to provide a connected economy for Africa 

05-19-2022 | 14:11:00
Adanian Labs Africa incubated fintech startup MooveBeta has announced its merger with ImpalaPay, a fintech blockchain company with operations across 42 African countries and 134 worldwide.

Skaleet partners with Mobiblanc to launch tech solution targeting financial institutions in Africa

05-19-2022 | 13:56:00
The partnership will ensure that financial institutions have the capacities to launch new digital and innovative financial solutions that they can provide to their customers, whether businesses or individuals.

Nine-in-ten organisations already attacked by ransomware would pay ransom if targeted again, report

05-19-2022 | 13:34:00
A new report by Kaspersky has revealed that in 88% of organisations previously attacked by ransomware, business leaders would choose to pay a ransom if faced with another attack.

Kaspersky Launches Online Ransomware Response Training Course

05-19-2022 | 13:21:00
To offer in-house cybersecurity teams and InfoSec professionals an opportunity to expand their analytical skills in the incident response domain, Kaspersky has designed a new Windows Incident Response training course.

[Angola] Congrès sur l'avenir du secteur pétrolier africain

05-19-2022 | 12:47:00
Les principaux producteurs et exportateurs de pétrole d'Afrique se réunissent jusqu'au 19 mai à Luanda, la capitale angolaise. Ils cherchent des solutions pour accroître les investissements dans le secteur pétrolier et la transition énergétique en Afrique

Vodacom targets enterprise, fintech growth with Egypt purchase

05-19-2022 | 12:13:20
Vodacom sees huge growth opportunity in both mobile financial services and the enterprise market in adding Egypt to its portfolio through acquisition of a controlling stake in Vodafone Egypt.

DFC financing up to $1 billion for Gavi COVID-19 vaccine and ancillary supply purchase and delivery

05-19-2022 | 11:57:00
DFC and Gavi have partnered to create the COVAX Rapid Financing Facility, which will provide up to $1 billion to accelerate COVID-19 vaccine and ancillary supply purchase and delivery on behalf of developing countries participating in the COVAX Advance Market Commitment (COVAX AMC).

GET.invest Burundi donne le coup d'envoi de ses premières activités

05-19-2022 | 11:39:00
GET.invest Burund vise à répondre aux besoins du pays en matière d'accès abordable, fiable et propre aux services énergétiques aux côtés de ses partenaires régionaux.

GET.invest Burundi kicks off first activities

05-19-2022 | 11:31:46
GET.invest Burund aiming to respond to the country’s need for affordable, reliable and clean access to energy services alongside its regional partners.

Sophos Lifts the Lid Off Liquidity Mining CryptoCrime

05-19-2022 | 11:30:41
Sophos explains how the complexity of cryptocurrency and decentralized finance (DeFi), the foundations of liquidity mining, create the ideal environment for criminals to easily camouflage and carry out their malicious intentions.
 
Features

[Column] Grant Phillips: South Africa’s proptech revolution is about to begin

05-19-2022 | 14:04:28
Despite being one of the single largest industries globally, the property and real estate sector, both locally and abroad, have remained well behind the technology curve. 

[Column] Andrew Springate: Building the backbone of a subscription empire

05-19-2022 | 13:26:00
Subscription services have grown tremendously in the last two years in South Africa and will continue to do so. The local subscription economy is expected to grow 14 percent each year to exceed USD$820 million in 2025.

[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Clean energy gets funding amid inflation and trade deficits

05-19-2022 | 12:14:00
Oil and Gas has been a pillar supporting the Nigerian economy for a very long time. Rich in this natural resource, Nigeria may be guilty of neglecting other promising sectors, like Agriculture and even Insurance.

[Column] Muhammad Gambo: The Russia – Ukraine conflict and its impact on the built environment industry in Africa

05-18-2022 | 11:15:00
The imminent food crisis resulting from the war is the topic du jour. However, there are other sectors to consider; one of them is the Built Environment. 

[Column] Marilyn Moodley: Five ways IT companies can grow in Africa

05-17-2022 | 12:55:51
Securing meaningful, sustainable growth in Africa requires a precise skillset with an airtight strategy, the right product fit with a tailored understanding of the market, and crucially, forward-looking leadership.

[Column] John Mc Loughlin: Cybercrime - Impersonating the CEO

05-16-2022 | 15:08:00
Over the past month, there has been an increase in an evolved method in change in bank details or payment fraud. This trend involves an internal change of bank details, mostly for the CEO.

Oil in Africa 2022 First Quarter Financial Results

05-16-2022 | 12:28:00
Africa Oil announces strong first quarter 2022 with receipt of the largest prime dividend to date and the major venus light oil discovery.

[Colonne] Alex Pierre-Arnaud Assanvo: La Cacaoculture durable, une Solution

05-16-2022 | 09:05:00
Grâce au DRD, 516 milliards de FCFA ont été payés aux planteurs ivoiriens au titre de la campagne 2020-2021 pour une production de 2,225 millions de tonnes de cacao

[Column] Carey van Vlaanderen: The algorithms that suggest your kids’ content aren’t neutral

05-16-2022 | 08:32:00
Talking to children about their online behaviour may make them feel like we are invading their privacy, so be sensitive and make sure they feel heard and understood

[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: DR Congo’s factor in the integration agenda

05-13-2022 | 14:08:00
The recent entry of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the East African Community has heralded a new economic dispensation expanding the regional market.