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Samsung reveals breakthroughs in Intelligence, IoT and Mobile UX

11-08-2018 | 08:48:29
Samsung Electronics has unveiled powerful new developer tools for its Bixby and SmartThings platforms. The company also unveiled new, powerful mobile experiences with One UI and Infinity Flex Display at the ongoing Samsung Developer Conference 2018.

ALL G - Parallel Wireless ‘Connects’ in 12 African Countries

11-08-2018 | 08:24:00
With its world’s first ALL G software-enabled Open network solution, Parallel Wireless, Inc. is helping global mobile network operators (MNOs) ‘connect the unconnected’ by making ALL G network deployments as easy and as cost-effective as Wi-Fi.

[South Africa] Cell C appoints Zafar Mahomed CFO

11-08-2018 | 08:08:00
Cell C has announced the appointment of Zafar ‘Zaf’ Mahomed as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer.

Temenos establishes South African "Bank of the Future" Think Tank

11-08-2018 | 07:59:00
Temenos, the banking software company has announced the launch of its South African "Bank of the Future" Think-Tank.

[South Africa] Vodacom, Fiskl partner to introduce digital financial solutions to small businesses

11-08-2018 | 07:08:01
London based software technology company Fiskl has partnered with Vodacom Group to introduce a host of mobile and digital technology solutions to South Africa's small businesses.

KenolKobil to acquire 33 retail outlets from Delta Uganda and Rwanda

11-08-2018 | 06:46:16
Oil marketer Kenol Kobil has acquired 33 service station from each of Delta Petroleum Uganda and Rwanda by asset sale.

Rwanda, World Bank sign $20 million agreement to support public financial management reforms

11-08-2018 | 06:39:16
The Government of Rwanda and the World Bank Group have signed a $20 million credit agreement to improve budget reliability and control of funds for service delivery, enhance budget transparency.

African Development Bank, International Financial Institutions launch co-guarantee platform

11-08-2018 | 06:38:00
The African Development Bank alongside Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit, African Trade Insurance Agency and GuarantCo, on Wednesday entered into a Memorandum of Understanding for a Co-Guarantee Platform.

AfBD, Africa50 to finance Kinshasa - Brazzaville Ink Landmark Bridge Project

11-08-2018 | 06:38:00
On the sidelines of the Africa Investment Forum, the African Development Bank and Africa50 have signed an agreement with the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Congo to develop and finance the first road-rail bridge project linking their capitals – Kinshasa and Brazzaville.

Zara grows African footprint with new online platform

11-08-2018 | 06:35:09
Spanish fashion retailer Zara has launched online sales through a dedicated worldwide online platform bringing its fashions to customers in 106 new markets.

[South Africa] Vodacom and Telkom sign roaming and facilities leasing agreement

11-08-2018 | 06:33:00
Vodacom and Telkom have concluded a long-term, multi billion rand agreement whereby Telkom will obtain roaming and facilities leasing services from Vodacom with full effect from June 2019.

South Africa’s investment climate is improving, Trade and Industry Minister

11-08-2018 | 06:06:00
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, says foreign investment if targeted and nurtured can drive economic growth and in turn contribute to much needed job creation and economic inclusion for all.

[Kenya] mKey keyboard app achieves 100,000 downloads 2 months after launch

11-08-2018 | 05:42:00
Finserve, an independent arm of Equity Group has announced that mKey, Africa’s first keyboard app that combines both financial social and lifestyle services has recorded close to 100,000 downloads since its official launch in early September.

Redington unveils the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max in Kenya

11-08-2018 | 05:23:00
Redington Kenya Ltd – Telecom Distribution has officially introduced the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max in Kenya

[Kenya] Jambojet to add new Bombardier Q-Series to their fleet

11-07-2018 | 14:08:27
Regional low-cost carrier, Jambojet has leased two new Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 aircrafts from Chorus Aviation Capital, to add onto their growing fleet of aircrafts.

Kingsland partners with Legacy Capital to launch blockchain developer training in Mauritius

11-07-2018 | 13:39:32
Kingsland University has announced its partnership with Legacy Capital to deliver Kingsland's internationally recognized Blockchain Developer courses in Mauritius.

Greenpeace Africa exposes Congo’s attempts to tender three oil blocks in peatlands

11-07-2018 | 13:31:41
Greenpeace Africa has blown the whistle on the Republic of Congo's most recent greenwashing campaign by exposing its plans to tender three oil blocks in the heart of newly-discovered peatlands.

14 fintech startups selected for the CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa program

11-07-2018 | 12:05:00
14 Fintech startups have been selected to join the CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa program scheduled to take place between the 5th and 9th of November at the LHoFT.

Kenya’s taxi-hailing firm Little goes live in Zambia

11-07-2018 | 11:53:00
Five months after going live in Kampala, Uganda, Kenyan taxi-hailing firm Little has announced that it has launched in Lusaka, Zambia.

[Morocco] AfDB approves € 117 million for secure and sustainable access to drinking water

11-07-2018 | 11:35:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved a €117 million loan to finance a Project to Ensure the Sustainability and Security of Access to Drinking Water in Morocco.