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afriQloud launches in Uganda, 15 African countries to follow in next year

06-25-2019 | 04:42:00
Leapfrogging Africa’s innovation agenda with local cloud solutions

Orange partners with KaiOS to bridge Africa’s digital divide through Series B funding

06-24-2019 | 09:20:00
KaiOS Technologies has confirmed Orange’s participation in a recent Series B funding round led by Cathay Innovation.

[Morocco] World Bank launches $500m program to support early education

06-24-2019 | 09:03:00
The World Bank announced a new US$500 million program in support of Morocco’s goals of expanding access to quality preprimary education.

Google opens applications for GNI Innovation Challenge in Africa

06-24-2019 | 07:27:30
Google says its now accepting application submissions from news organisations in the region, the Middle East and Turkey a few months after expanding Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge to Africa.

Angola signs ICT memoranda with Rwanda and Sweden

06-24-2019 | 07:15:55
The Angolan Government has signed two Memoranda of Understanding for strengthening cooperation in the field of Telecommunications and Information Technology with Rwanda and the Kingdom of Sweden.

[Kenya] Safaricom joins Unstereotype Alliance, A UN Women initiative

06-24-2019 | 07:11:00
Safaricom has been inducted as the 4th member of the highest governing body of the Unstereotype Alliance chaired by Phumzile Mlambo – Ngcuka, the UN Women Executive Director.

Hilda Kragha appointed as new CEO for Jobberman.Com Nigeria

06-24-2019 | 07:08:00
Hilda Kabushenga Kragha has joined the Jobberman Nigeria as the company’s Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the growth and operations for the company.

Vodacom enters agreement with ITA to sell Angolan operations and assets

06-24-2019 | 07:05:00
Vodacom Group has entered into an agreement with Internet Technologies Angola, the largest independent enterprise telecommunications provider in Angola.

Afreximbank approves $69m dividend pay-out to shareholders

06-24-2019 | 07:00:00
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will pay a total of $69 million to its shareholders as dividend from its 2018 earnings.

[Angola] Ministry of Telecommunications launches ‘ao’ domain

06-21-2019 | 13:05:00
The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technologies (MTTI) has launched the domain "ao" - an electronic website and institution indicating that they are registered in Angola.

Foreign participation, competition drive Tanzania telecom market, report

06-21-2019 | 13:02:00
The Tanzania government has actively embraced competition in the telecom market and has encouraged the private sector despite it having retaken control of the incumbent telco TTC.

Six Comesa countries sign regional air transport liberalization pact

06-21-2019 | 11:05:00
Six COMESA countries have so far signed the Commitment towards establishment of a single African Air Transport Market.

[South Africa] VOD Communications adds Ribbon’s cloud solutions to its distribution portfolio

06-21-2019 | 11:00:00
VOD Communications has announced it is adding Ribbon's Network Edge Orchestration, a hybrid Cloud/Edge solution, to its distribution portfolio.

Angola Airlines strengthens fleet with six new aircraft

06-21-2019 | 08:20:00
Angola Airlines, as part of the process of renewing its fleet of aircraft, has acquired six new Dash8-400s, from the Canadian company "De Havilland of Canada Limited".

Rwanda Private Sector Federation receives $2.2 million from TMEA to support private sector and women entrepreneurs

06-21-2019 | 08:15:00
TradeMark East Africa and Rwanda’sPrivate Sector Federation have announced a new public private sector dialogue for trade and investment programme and support to women entrepreneur’s programme.

Lone MP sets out to remake Kenya’s food and medicines authorities without experts

06-21-2019 | 06:20:30
A private MP’s efforts to reshape Kenya’s approval process for all of its food and medicines has caused alarm among the nation’s professional bodies.

Mitel Appoints Feras Zeidan as Regional Director of Middle East and Africa

06-21-2019 | 06:20:00
Mitel®, a global business communications company, has announced the appointment of Feras Zeidan to lead the company’s operations in Middle East and Africa.

Central Bank of Egypt launches first financial technology portal to support digital transformation

06-21-2019 | 06:15:00
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has launched the first national financial technology portal.

Nigeria's National Identity Management Commission joins Secure Identity Alliance as an advisory observer

06-21-2019 | 06:08:00
Secure Identity Alliance (SIA), the global identity and secure digital services advisory body, has announced that Nigeria's National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has joined the SIA as an Advisory Observer.

Air Seychelles among first African airlines to receive A320neo aircraft

06-21-2019 | 06:04:00
Air Seychelles has declared that it will be the first airline in the Indian Ocean and across Africa to take delivery of a new A320neo aircraft.