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Consumers in Egypt embrace Mastercard digital payments

08-02-2022 | 22:34:00
Adoption of a broader range of digital payment methods is accelerating in Egypt and the technology fueling the future of payments is already here according to Mastercard’s New Payment Index 2022.

Women’s Month 2022 in Kwazulu-Natal have been launched

08-02-2022 | 22:21:00
Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities officially launched Women’s Month 2022 under the theme: “Women’s Socio-Economic Rights and Empowerment: Building Back Better for Women’s Resilience!”

Odoo launches new subsidiary in Kenya

08-02-2022 | 18:02:00
Odoo announced it has chosen Kenya to establish its first African office, the beginning of operations was on July 1st 2022. Up to 50 new colleagues to join the new offices within a year.

Crypsense digital group, first African web 3 startup to qualify for draper VeChain accelerator program

08-02-2022 | 17:32:00
Crypsense Digital Group, a Kenyan based Digital Assets Capacity Building & Management Platform is among the first African based Web 3 startups to qualify for the Draper VeChain Web 3 Accelerator Program. A 12 Week Accelerator Program delivered globally to high-growth blockchain companies.

Phishing and scams hit all-time high in Kenya and Nigeria, Kaspersky analysis

08-02-2022 | 15:57:45
Kenyan users were influenced the most by this type of threat: there were 5,098,534 phishing attacks detected in 3 months – a growth of 438% when compared to the previous quarter. It was followed by South Africa (4,578,216 detections and a growth of 144%) and Nigeria.

Kenyan HR startup FaidiHR rebrands, secures funding to scale operations

08-02-2022 | 15:52:36
Kenyan startup Crew HR & Payroll has rebranded to FaidiHR after it received an undisclosed amount of funding from SprintX, a US based Venture Capitalist (VC) for early stage startups.

Maxim Agri Holding, Victory Farms Ltd and Gatsby Africa partner on aqua-feed mill

08-02-2022 | 11:06:23
The Maxim Agri-managed feed mill facility will produce high quality and affordable aqua feeds to meet the demand from East Africa's growing aquaculture industry.

CoinMENA extends crypto services to Egypt

08-02-2022 | 11:02:21
Users in Egypt can now open accounts on the platform and access all its services, including connecting their bank accounts to their CoinMENA wallets, allowing them to deposit and withdraw funds directly and safely.

Business Water: The hidden cost of running a business without it

08-02-2022 | 10:59:00
If it is your first time planning a business and start running one, then there are costs that you must count.

IFC, LMI partner to provide infrastructure services to manufacturing companies in Ghana

08-02-2022 | 10:56:00
IFC and LMI Holdings announced a partnership to provide essential infrastructure services to manufacturing companies located in LMI-operated special economic zones in Ghana.

Digital Realty acquires Africa’s data centre services provider Teraco

08-01-2022 | 14:20:00
Teraco Data Environments, the provider of colocation data centres and interconnection platforms in Africa, announced the successful completion of the previously announced agreement by Digital Realty.

[South Africa] Transforming agriculture with intelligent technology

08-01-2022 | 14:17:37
The Internet of Things (IoT) has put its foot on the proverbial accelerator, delivering innovative solutions and disruptive inventions that reshape and redefine markets and sectors.

Rate of suspected digital fraud attempts coming from Kenya Decreases 61%, report

08-01-2022 | 14:10:00
The rate of digital fraud originating from Kenya decreased in Q1 2022, with the percentage of suspected online fraud attempts declining -60.9% from the same quarter last year.

[Kenya] Absa Bank to invest Ksh 2 billion in digital upgrade, launches instant online account opening platform

08-01-2022 | 14:00:00
Absa Bank Kenya has announced that it will invest more than KES 2 billion this year in technological upgrades that significantly improve customers' banking experiences.

[Kenya] New Cyber Shujaa Program Bridges Country's Cyber Security Skills Deficit

08-01-2022 | 10:51:00
The first cohort of 170 trainees has graduated from the Cyber Shujaa program run by the United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa) in partnership with Kenya Bankers Association and Serianu Limited.

No More Ransom helped more than 1.5 million people decrypt their devices

08-01-2022 | 10:45:00
No More Ransom, the initiative launched to help victims of ransomware decrypt their files, celebrates its six-year anniversary this week

Exploring opportunities in automotive manufacturing in Ghana

08-01-2022 | 09:47:00
Japan Motors Trading Company Limited (JMTC), a major player in the automotive industry in Ghana is keen to explore opportunities in automotive component manufacturing.

East Africa Heads of State officially launch the Arusha Bypass Road

08-01-2022 | 09:37:50
EAC launched the Arusha Bypass Road, during the EAC Heads of State summit, the 42.4 km bypass seeks to decongest traffic in the towns of Arusha and Moshi and to promote intra-regional trade.

ABR Leadership enforces modern methods to achieve founding objectives

08-01-2022 | 09:36:00
As young organizations across any industry will bear witness to, first-time challenges are like tests that interrogate one’s commitment to vision.

[Kenya] Wealth-tech startup Ndovu partners with Tulix to empower Africa’s diaspora to invest back home

08-01-2022 | 08:19:42
The partnership will enable the African Diaspora to access Kenya-based investment opportunities in a transparent and easy way.