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46% of South African companies piloting AI technologies, report shows

06-13-2019 | 03:11:00
Artificial intelligence (AI) pilots and experimentation are now prolific across South African companies, with businesses showing a willingness to embrace AI and experiment using new technology.

WorldRemit launches new product for business payments to Kenya

06-13-2019 | 02:43:11
Kenyan entrepreneurs and contractors selling goods and services to SMEs in the U.K. can now receive payments faster and more conveniently following the launch of WorldRemit for Business.

Siemens to acquire ESTEQ to accelerate digitalization for customers in Southern Africa

06-13-2019 | 02:38:09
Siemens Digital Industries Software announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire assets of ESTEQ.

[South Africa] IBM expands its Quantum Computing Program to Africa with Wits University

06-12-2019 | 13:11:21
IBM today announced the expansion of its quantum computing efforts to Africa in a new collaboration with the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits University) in South Africa

Iveda partners with AXIOM for safe city projects in South Africa

06-12-2019 | 13:05:00
Iveda and AI-based video analytics through its Sentir® and IvedaAI™ platforms, have partnered with AXIOM to launch its entry into South Africa.

John Deere and Corteva Agriscience sign agreement to accelerate agriculture growth across Africa

06-12-2019 | 13:00:00
John Deere and Corteva Agriscience have signed an MOU aimed at accelerating Africa's agricultural sector and enriching the lives of farmers across the continent.

SEACOM launches direct-to-corporate connectivity and cloud services in Uganda

06-12-2019 | 11:23:00
SEACOM under its SEACOM Business brand has launched its Internet connectivity and cloud services directly to corporate customers in Uganda.

Visa Launches Corporate Cross-Border payments processing solution

06-12-2019 | 11:16:20
Visa today announced the commercial launch of the Visa B2B Connect network, giving financial institutions an ability to quickly and securely process high-value corporate cross-border payments globally.

COMESA Business Council unveil digital financial inclusion project for SMEs

06-12-2019 | 11:05:00
COMESA Business Council (CBC) has announced the launch of the Digital Financial Inclusion project for SMEs.

China Literature teams up with Transsion Holdings to develop online reading market in Africa

06-12-2019 | 11:00:00
China Literature Limited has partnered with Transsion Holdings to jointly expand into and develop the online reading market in Africa.

AGCO opens Morocco office as it targets North Africa market

06-12-2019 | 08:35:00
AGCO has opened a new office in the north-east of Casablanca, Morocco.

ATZ Law Chambers rebrands to Anjarwalla & Khanna Tanzania, expands leadership team

06-12-2019 | 08:30:00
Anjarwalla & Khanna (A&K) Tanzania has taken over the practice of ATZ Law Chambers with new core leadership team.

[Kenya] Nokia and UNICEF launch partnership to boost digital literacy in primary schools

06-12-2019 | 08:10:02
Nokia and the Finnish National Committee UNICEF and UNICEF Kenya have launched a partnership to increase equitable access to digital literacy for some of the most disadvantaged children in Kenya.

[South Africa] PoolSense partners with SqwidNet to create IoT-powered solution for swimming pools

06-12-2019 | 07:56:00
SqwidNet has partnered with PoolSense to create a ground-breaking solution to managing water and chemical qualities in commercial and private swimming pools

[South Africa] Poor data mastery impacting ability to drive value from data, Oracle report

06-12-2019 | 06:28:39
On average less than 40% of companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) are confident they can master their data – that is managed, secure and gain insight from data, and use it responsibly.

[Nigeria] SMEs confident Jumia will help them grow their businesses

06-12-2019 | 06:12:41
A group of small and micro business owners in Nigeria has said they are confident that Jumia will continue helping their businesses achieve significant growth.

[Kenya] Equity bank invests over $10 million into farming and agriculture projects

06-12-2019 | 06:12:00
Equity Bank’s effort in improving livelihoods of smallholder farmers have seen it invest over $10 million to improve market access.

Automation Anywhere expands operations into Africa

06-12-2019 | 06:08:00
Automation Anywhere, a global company specializing in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), has announced the expansion of its operations in Africa.

[South Africa] Cape Foods debuts its line of specialty salts and seasonings to the United States

06-12-2019 | 06:05:00
South African company, Cape Foods™, is giving the world's oldest seasoning a modern upgrade with their line of natural, Himalayan sea salts and seasonings in sleek, utilitarian package.

40% of Kenyans using Opera Mini browser to access Facebook

06-12-2019 | 05:23:42
40% of Kenyans using global mobile browser Opera Mini access online social media site Facebook, says a 2019 State of Mobile Web Report for Africa.