The study of 9,000 global cybersecurity professionals also looks to the future of security and the technology poised to revolutionize security operations.
Ghanaian agritech startup Farmerline announced the second close of a Pre-Series A investment raise with an additional $1.5 million investment from Dutch social impact investor Oikocredit.
Boosting Education, Jobs, Social, Health, Safety & Security, Government, and Small, Medium, and Micro-sized Enterprises (SMME) pillars, ConnectU is helping millions of South Africans, with Jobs, Health and Education ranking as the top three visited pillars for users.
Half of the countries in the Eastern Africa sub-region are net food importers thus extremely vulnerable to higher global food and energy prices, rising inflation and food insecurity in the EAC bloc.
Mastercard’s New Payments Index 2022 found that 95% of people in South Africa have used at least at one emerging digital payment method in the last year.
Ghanaian fintech SecondSTAX (Secondary Securities Trading and Aggregation eXchange), announced it has raised $1.6 million in pre-seed funding from private investors and venture capital firms, including LoftyInc Capital and STEMeIn.
FairMoney, a credit-led mobile banking platform for emerging markets in Africa and Asia, has partnered with Oradian, a cloud-based core banking system, to power its next stage of growth and product innovation.
The World Bank approved an additional financing of $335 million to support Tanzania’s efforts to scale up grid extension and grid densification, following the country’s achievement as one of the fastest electricity access expansion rates in Africa.
According to Kaspersky telemetry, the number of brute force attacks against Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) across Africa has significantly decreased in Q2 2022 by 53% compared to the previous quarter.
Schmidt Futures, in partnership with the Rhodes Trust, have today announced the second cohort of 100 Rise Global Winners, five of whom are Kenyans.
Baptisés « Greenrides », ces véhicules disposant d’une batterie rechargeable sur une borne alimentée à l’énergie solaire, et jouissant d’une autonomie de 250 km une fois chargés à 100%, font essentiellement des courses, dont le prix est identique à celui de la course à bord de véhicules ordinaires, apprend-on.
Agribusiness Development Centre powered by dfcu limited and Rabo foundation has launched a Business Accelerator Program (BAP) that will attract Agribusinesses getting out of ideation phase and offer them a business acceleration opportunity which should enable these enterprises to attract markets and funding for growth and sustainability of their operations.
Microsoft is expanding its partnership with the African Development Bank to support Africa’s youth entrepreneurs under the bank’s Youth Entrepreneurship Investment Banks (YEIB) Initiative.
Orange and Netskope partner on carrier-class connectivity and SSE services for a secure, cloud-smart platform
Orange Business Services, a global network-native digital services company, Orange Cyberdefense, a leading cybersecurity services provider, and Netskope, a leader in secure access service edge (SASE), are partnering to deliver a new SSE (Security Service Edge) solution embedded into the Orange Telco Cloud Platform.
Sendy has partnered with Meta through the Innovation Growth Hub (IGHub) to offer free training for SMEs on how to grow their business.
Vocational education in the Albertine region has received a major boost following the handover of a fully furnished ICT laboratory to Millennium Business School. The facility jointly established by MTN Uganda and Enabel is aimed at facilitating ICT-enhanced learning.
Vendease secures $30m to transform procurement and business operations for restaurants across Africa
Vendease, a Y Combinator-backed digital platform that allows restaurants in Africa to buy supplies, access financial services and power their business operations, has raised $30 million in an equity and debt funding round.
Mara, un écosystème panafricain de la finance numérique, a lancé la Mara Academy, une plateforme éducative qui propose des cours en ligne dans le domaine de la finance numérique et de la technologie blockchain.
Julaya, a fintech stratup based in Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal and France, announced it has raised $5 million extension round led by European venture capital fund Speedinvest to expand its operations in West Africa.
MTN Nigeria launches Metamorphose in partnership with Tecnotree to enhance digital presence for consumers
Tecnotree, a Finnish global provider of digital transformation solutions for Communication Service Providers (CSPs) and Digital Service Providers (DSPs), has partnered with MTN Nigeria on a new initiative - Metamorphose.