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Liquid Telecom, Microsoft host first cloud conference in Mauritius

06-25-2019 | 10:53:00
Pan African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, is hosting the “first of its kind” cloud conference in Mauritius.

[Egypt] Banque du Caire goes live with Temenos to redefine digital customer experience

06-25-2019 | 10:47:00
Temenos has announced that Banque du Caire has gone live with Temenos Infinity, the omni-channel digital banking product to transform the bank’s multiple banking channels.

[South Africa] Equites Property Fund to list on A2X

06-25-2019 | 10:18:00
Equites Property Fund has been approved for a secondary listing on A2X Markets and its shares will be available for trade on A2X from 1 July 2019.

Formation of joint venture to accelerate growth of KFC franchise portfolio in East Africa

06-25-2019 | 09:22:48
Vivo Energy, the pan-African retailer and distributor of Shell and Engen-branded fuels and lubricants, has agreed to form a non-fuel joint venture to accelerate the roll-out of KFC restaurants in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda.

[Ghana] AirtelTigo partners with Huawei on a $30million network modernization project

06-25-2019 | 08:50:05
Telecom operator AirtelTigo is partnering with Huawei Technologies on a $30 million network modernization project aimed to provide faster internet experience to customers.

Vodacom sells its enterprise focused operations in Nigeria, Zambia and Cote d’Ivoire to Synergy Communications

06-25-2019 | 08:44:00
Vodacom Group has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Synergy Communications, who will acquire 100% of Vodacom Business Africa’s (VBA) operations in Nigeria, Zambia and Cote d’Ivoire.

ADES secures new contract in Egypt, extends contract in Algeria

06-25-2019 | 08:41:00
ADES International, a leading oil & gas drilling and production services provider in the MENA region has been awarded a new two-year contract in Egypt and has signed a one-year contract extension for its onshore rig RIG 828 in Algeria.

[South Africa] Metrofibre Networx rolls out fibre micro-trenching in Nelson Mandela Bay

06-25-2019 | 08:38:00
Summerstrand in Nelson Mandela Bay has become one of the first areas in the Eastern Cape to get fibre internet infrastructure installed using an innovative process called “Micro-trenching”.

Flexenclosure to provide telecom site power system in Central Africa

06-25-2019 | 08:29:23
Global ICT company Flexenclosure has secured a deal to provide Alma IT with 100 eSite x10 site power systems for a mobile telecommunications provider in Central Africa.

[Kenya] Cytonn Asset Managers launches Pensions Business

06-25-2019 | 08:13:00
Cytonn Asset Managers Limited, CAML, the affiliate of Cytonn Investments Management that is regulated by the CMA and RBA has launched its Pensions Business.

WorldRemit and Orabank partner for online money transfers to Senegal

06-25-2019 | 07:44:38
Leading online money transfer service WorldRemit has joined forces with Orabank to enable instant money transfers to 10 new cash pickup locations in Senegal.

South African companies pleased with trade leads obtained from the DRC

06-25-2019 | 07:33:00
Most of the South African companies that were funded by dti to participate in the 15th edition of the DRC Mining Week exhibition say it has produced good trade leads and tangible results for them.

[Mozambique] OPIC signs letter of interest to invest in Sunshine Nut

06-25-2019 | 07:18:36
OPIC and the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, announced that the agency will explore a new project with Sunshine Nut Co., which specializes in cashew processing operations in Mozambique.

Launch afriQloud: Leapfrogging Africa’s innovation agenda with local cloud solutions

06-25-2019 | 04:42:00
afriQloud launches in Uganda, 15 African countries to follow in next year

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.