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Pan-African fintech startup Payday joins Techstars Toronto Accelerator program
22-10-2021 | 15:53:19
Payday, a Pan-African fintech startup announced it has joined Techstars Toronto Accelerator program.
Africa Blockchain Center raises $7x figure seed investment to set up structures across 6 markets
22-10-2021 | 15:49:00
The Africa Blockchain Center (The ABC), a Kenyan startup focused on building technology capacity and offering blockchain solutions to key sectors, raised a $7x figure investment from Next Chymia Consulting.
UNWTO partners with AFRAA to strengthen Africa's tourism and travel sector
22-10-2021 | 15:28:14
The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) to strengthen the relationship between the aviation and tourism sector in Africa.
[Column] Louis van Ravesteyn: Crop insurance helps farmers mitigate the threat of climate change
22-10-2021 | 11:31:00
Crop insurance is one of the major risk management strategies used by farmers to financially safeguard themselves from the potential failure of crops, due to climate risk or other uncontrollable natural hazards.
Lleida.net and Smart Africa sign agreement to digitize public services in the continent
22-10-2021 | 11:26:29
Lleida.net and the international organization Smart Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in the digitization of all types of public processes through the use of the SaaS services belonging to the Spanish company.
MFS Africa signs agreement to acquire Nigerian fintech startup Baxi
22-10-2021 | 09:08:00
Pan-African digital payments hub MFS Africa signed an agreement to acquire Baxi, one of Nigeria's super-agent networks. The deal, which is subject to approval from the Central Bank of Nigeria, will be the second highest fintech acquisition in Nigeria to date.
Afreximbank, Government of Barbados partner for Africa - diaspora trade ties
22-10-2021 | 08:55:00
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the Government of Barbados have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand trade and investment links between Africa and the Caribbean island state.
Radisson Hotel Group set to double its West and Central Africa portfolio by 2025
22-10-2021 | 08:04:29
Radisson Hotel Group has identified West & Central Africa as key markets in its African development strategy, growing its portfolio from one hotel in 2008 to the current portfolio of 25 hotels in operation and under development.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Fintech startup Wapi Pay founders Eddie and Paul Ndichu step down from their roles
22-10-2021 | 06:46:00
This has been a very interesting week in tech in Africa. We covered a number of great announcements from a number of tech companies in the region, especially startups.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies named best African wholesale carrier for 10th consecutive year
21-10-2021 | 23:48:10
Liquid Intelligent Technologies was awarded the Best African Wholesale Carrier for the 10th consecutive year at The Global Carrier Awards ceremony in London last night.
MTN Group is the leading African company on the Forbes World’s Best Employers 2021 list
21-10-2021 | 23:42:00
MTN Group are humbled to be recognized as the leading African company on the recently revealed Forbes World’s Best Employers list for 2021.
Le Groupe Ecobank se mobilise pour la santé mentale dans le cadre de son engagement pour une meilleure santé
21-10-2021 | 23:33:00
le Groupe Ecobank va célébrer sa neuvième Journée Ecobank, l'événement annuel phare du Groupe en matière de responsabilité sociale et d'entreprise, qui permet de « redonner » aux communautés locales à travers son réseau panafricain
ITFC signe un accord de financement de 100 millions d’Euros pour soutenir le secteur sénégalais de l’énergie
21-10-2021 | 23:22:00
ITFC signe un accord de financement de 100 millions d’Euros avec la SENELEC pour l'achat de produits pétroliers raffinés et aura donc un impact direct sur la production, la transmission et la distribution d'électricité à travers le pays.
Mondia Digital and Mondia Pay join Vodacom’s VodaPay Super App offering
21-10-2021 | 12:03:00
Mondia Digital has integrated all of its technology, content and services into the easy-to-use VodaPay Super App environment. It is also responsible for connecting third-party content providers into this ecosystem.
BASF and Cargill expand partnership to develop innovative enzyme-based solutions for the animal feed industry
21-10-2021 | 09:36:41
BASF and Cargill are expanding their partnership in the animal nutrition business, adding research and development capabilities and new markets to the partners’ existing feed enzymes distribution agreements.
African Development Bank appoints Bajabulile “Swazi” Tshabalala as Senior Vice President
21-10-2021 | 09:01:00
The African Development Bank announced the appointment of Bajabulile “Swazi” Tshabalala as Senior Vice President, effective 1 November 2021.
Vodafone partners with Thales to connect customers with Eco-SIM card
21-10-2021 | 08:26:00
Vodafone has partnered with Thales to connect customers with an Eco-SIM card, a product whose card body is made out of 100% recycled plastic from refrigerator interiors.
Adapt To Covid – 19 Disruptions, Mitel Advises Business Organizations
21-10-2021 | 08:26:00
Majdi noted that organizations that have migrated to cloud benefit from lower costs, economic efficiency and faster deployment. While these benefits are tempting, it can be daunting to decide which cloud model is right for you.
[Column] Marilyn Moodley: The future of work / Technology stack
21-10-2021 | 08:17:00
n what felt like the blink of an eye, the work landscape was transformed as the pandemic spread across the world in 2020.
Climate-focused startups can now apply for the Africa ClimAccelerator programme
21-10-2021 | 08:13:11
The Pan-African, cross-sector, climate-first accelerator is seeking fifteen startups from across Africa to apply for funding, expertise, and mentorship via the first pan-African accelerator focused on scaling the most promising climate-focused innovations.
HSBC partners with Oracle NetSuite to launch Banking as a Service offering
20-10-2021 | 12:25:50
NetSuite customers will be able to automate accounts payable, accounts receivable and reconciliation processes, making it fast and simple to pay bills, send invoices, get paid and gain full cash flow visibility, all from within a unified system.
PEACE submarine cable lands in Marseille
20-10-2021 | 12:22:48
Announced back in September 2019, the new Pakistan & East Africa Connecting Europe, PEACE, submarine cable has now landed on the shores of Marseille. It will connect Europe to Asia via East Africa.
Goodwell Investments backs Asante Financial Services to bring high-impact digital lending to Africa
20-10-2021 | 09:33:30
The Series A investment enables Asante to scale its credit offerings to the underserved segment of MSMEs in Kenya and Uganda, and expand to Nigeria and Rwanda.
CDC backs first private equity fund from Summit Africa
19-10-2021 | 13:53:29
With this capital, Summit will direct investments to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in rural and peri-urban areas across South Africa, focusing on the education, healthcare, and financial services sectors.
Moderna to build mRNA facility in Africa to manufacture up to 500 million doses per year
19-10-2021 | 13:49:56
Moderna, Inc., a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, has announced it will build a state-of-the-art mRNA facility in Africa with the goal of producing up to 500 million doses of vaccines each year at the 50 µg dose level.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies announces Asia-USA global internet transit route via Africa
19-10-2021 | 11:33:46
Pan-African technology group Liquid Intelligent Technologies announced the launch of its shortest terrestrial fibre route between the East to the West coasts of Africa, connecting Mombasa, Kenya to Muanda, DRC.
[Column] James Bayhack: How mobile service cloud can transform customer experience
19-10-2021 | 10:23:54
Think about how you do business today compared to just a few years ago. Customer service was measured by metrics like how many rings there were before your service department answered. In addition, were your retail staff smiling and pleasant, and did your team respond to a customer email timeously.
[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: Data centres are a growing investment opportunity in Africa
18-10-2021 | 14:34:00
Data centres are a growing investment opportunity in Africa. These increased investments is a clear indication that cloud adoption in the region has reached new heights
These are the 9 Kenyan startups selected to receive equity-free funding from Google
18-10-2021 | 12:46:55
Google recently announced that it will be investing up to $50 million in African early- and growth-stage startups via its Africa Investment Fund. Here are the 9 Kenyan startups selected to receive equity-free funding.
Third-party incidents became most costly enterprise data breaches in 2021, Kaspersky
18-10-2021 | 10:35:00
The latest edition of Kaspersky’s annual IT Security Economics report reveals the growing severity of cybersecurity incidents affecting businesses through suppliers that they share data with.
[Column] John Mc Loughlin: How to stop security threats early
18-10-2021 | 08:58:51
Every business needs comprehensive protection including a cloud-based email security solution that reduces the complexity of protecting companies from malware, spam and data leakage.
Orange et la Coopération Allemande inaugurent le sixième Orange Digital Center en Afrique
18-10-2021 | 08:54:00
Orange et la Coopération Allemande inaugurent « Orange Digital Center » un écosystème entièrement dédié au développement de compétences numériques et à l’innovation.
[South Africa] UN gives the nod to African alternative energy solution for mobile networks
18-10-2021 | 08:50:21
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has recognised South African NEC XON’s alternative energy Hybrid Storage Solution (HSS) as an innovative technology for promoting sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth.
[Column] Mark Dankworth: The connected continent
18-10-2021 | 08:23:31
According to the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA) 2021 State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money, the number of registered mobile money accounts grew by 12.7% globally in 2021 to 1.21 billion accounts
Kaspersky launches dedicated ‘low budget’ security hub for SMEs across META
18-10-2021 | 08:13:00
Kaspersky has unveiled a free platform with tips and tricks for small businesses to help them quickly improve their organization’s security.
Orange Cameroon, German Development Cooperation inaugurate sixth digital center in Africa and the Middle East
15-10-2021 | 14:17:00
Orange and the German Development Cooperation are inaugurating, an Orange Digital Center in Douala, an ecosystem entirely dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation in Cameroon.
New ECA initiative supports city GDP measurement in Africa
15-10-2021 | 12:47:39
A new initiative by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is supporting African cities to measure their gross domestic product (GDP) – a vital economic well-being indicator.
Adanian Labs partners with EMURGO Africa to scale blockchain startups in Africa
15-10-2021 | 12:45:00
Adanian Labs, a pan African venture studio has announced its partnership with EMURGO, the official investment arm of Cardano, blockchain to scale tech startups in Africa and grow the Cardano ecosystem.
La mise en œuvre du document de stratégie-pays a produit des résultats satisfaisants
15-10-2021 | 09:39:00
Mali a couvert deux cycles de reconstitution du Fonds africain de développement (FAD), le FAD-13 (2014-2016) et le FAD-14 (2017-2019).
Shearwater GeoServices commences 4D survey for TotalEnergies offshore Angola
15-10-2021 | 09:33:59
Shearwater GeoServices announced the commencement of a 4D monitor survey for Total Angola.
La CPI conclut l'audience de confirmation des charges dans l’affaire Said
15-10-2021 | 09:31:00
L'audience de confirmation des charges dans l'affaire Le Procureur c. Mahamat Said Abdel Kani s'est terminée devant la Chambre préliminaire II de la Cour pénale internationale (CPI) du juge Antoine Kesia-Mbe Mindua et de la juge Tomoko Akane.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Oracle to build its first African data centre in Joburg
15-10-2021 | 07:45:23
Global software giant Oracle this week announced that it has chosen Johannesburg as the site of its first African data centre.
[Column] Ryan Mer: How social engineering exploits business vulnerabilities
14-10-2021 | 15:23:55
According to Ryan Mer, Managing Director, eftsure Africa, a Know Your Payee™ (KYP) platform provider, fraudsters are constantly finding new ways to exploit vulnerabilities and attack corporate payment systems.
[South Africa] Oracle To Build Its First African Data Centre In Joburg
14-10-2021 | 14:53:00
Global software giant Oracle has announced that it has chosen Johannesburg as the site of its first African data centre.
2021 Redbull Basement Student Innovation Program Launched in Kenya
14-10-2021 | 11:38:00
Kenyan students have been challenged to apply and participate in this year’s global innovation program which is taking place in 44 countries worldwide.
Companies need to strengthen cyber controls to counter ransomware pandemic, Allianz
14-10-2021 | 07:43:00
Malware attacks that encrypt company data and systems and demand a ransom payment for release are surging globally.
Morocco becomes Africa’s new automotive manufacturing hub
14-10-2021 | 07:42:00
Morocco is currently Africa’s first passenger car manufacturer. Morocco has surpassed South Africa as the biggest exporter of passenger cars on the continent with $7 billion exports made in the car industry at the end of 2018.
African fintech startup Payday raises $1m pre-seed to build Africa’s PayPal
14-10-2021 | 07:30:00
Payday, a Pan-African financial technology company has raised one million dollars to build out what they believe will be the “PayPal” for Africa.
[Column] Ian Lessem: The rise of African tech unicorns
14-10-2021 | 07:04:00
African unicorns have made big news in recent months, with four startups having recently reached a $1 billion valuation or more this year alone, taking the total up to seven.
[South Africa] Google Cloud and Cybereason Join Forces to Drive XDR Innovation
14-10-2021 | 06:59:00
Cybereason and Google Cloud have announced a joint collaboration between the two companies to create and bring to market unprecedented Extended Detection and Response (XDR) across endpoints, networks, cloud and workspaces
Alaa Bawab appointed Lenovo General Manager for Middle East and Africa
13-10-2021 | 12:19:26
Lenovo has announced the appointment of Alaa Bawab as the new General Manager for Middle East & Africa (MEA) within Lenovo Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG).
[Column] Judy Njino: Anchoring business priorities on sustainability
13-10-2021 | 10:22:00
In November this year, leaders from around the world will gather in Glasgow for the UN Climate Change Conference to explore ways that governments, the private sector, and global institutions can promote sustainable development.
Oracle expands global cloud footprint to meet continued triple-digit growth
13-10-2021 | 10:16:56
Oracle has announced plans to expand its cloud region footprint to support strong customer demand for Oracle Cloud services worldwide.
[Column] Mark Dankworth: Africa leads the way in mobile money, will change banking as we know it
13-10-2021 | 08:07:00
Mobile transacting is fast becoming the golden egg of financial services – and nowhere more so than in Africa.
MTN Group receives recognition on the Fortune's Change the World list
12-10-2021 | 18:42:00
MTN Group has received recognition on the 2021 Fortune Change the World list.
Le Fonds Africain de développement octroie plus de $10 millions pour l'agricole et le tourisme
12-10-2021 | 18:34:00
Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé un don de 10,7 millions de dollars américains à Sao Tomé-et-Principe pour la mise en œuvre de la première phase de l’Initiative Zuntámon
La SID accorde un financement de $50 millions en faveur de la compagnie ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance
12-10-2021 | 18:23:00
La Société islamique pour le développement du secteur privé et la compagnie ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance ont signé un accord de financement syndiqué garanti de quatre ans pour 75 millions USD avec une participation de 50 millions USD de la part de la SID.
ITFC remporte le prix de la meilleure institution islamique de financement du commerce
12-10-2021 | 18:11:39
Les Global Islamic Finance Awards ont nommé l'ITFC la meilleure institution islamique de financement du commerce lors de l'édition 2021 des Global Islamic Finance Awards.
Orange inaugure le 5ème Orange Digital Center de la région Afrique et Moyen-Orient
12-10-2021 | 17:22:00
Orange et la Coopération Allemande inaugurent Orange Digital Center, un écosystème entièrement dédié au développement des compétences numériques et à l’innovation.
Orange inaugurates fifth digital center in Africa and the Middle East
12-10-2021 | 15:54:00
Orange and the German Development Cooperation are inaugurating an Orange Digital Center in Abidjan, an ecosystem entirely dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation.
Centurion Law launches flagship Africa Investment Guides in Nigeria
12-10-2021 | 15:42:44
After extensive research and continuous development, Centurion Law Group has launched the Africa Investment Guides series in Nigeria, developed to serve as the African countries’ guide in reflecting and navigating through tough economic times.
DP World partners with CDC Group to create Africa investment platform
12-10-2021 | 12:23:05
CDC is committing approximately $320 million initially and expects to invest up to a further $400 million over the next several years. The transaction is subject to certain final regulatory approvals.
Pan-African fintech startup Carbon partners with Network International to boost digital payment offering
12-10-2021 | 12:20:23
Under the agreement, Network International will issue and process physical Visa debit cards on behalf of Carbon, enhancing the bank’s offering to customers.
Cellulant Board announces appointment of Akshay Grover as CEO
12-10-2021 | 09:53:00
The appointment follows an executive search process following the announcement in January 2021 by then Group CEO Ken Njoroge of his intention to transition from his position. Akshay has been serving in an acting capacity since April 2021.
[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: Cloud is transforming the education sector in Africa
11-10-2021 | 17:58:19
Cloud is transforming teaching and learning as we know it, while fast-tracking education improvement from primary school to university across Africa.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies, Africa Legal launch online courses on legal tech
11-10-2021 | 13:10:00
Liquid Intelligent Technologies through its innovation and partnerships arm Liquid Labs, has partnered with Africa Legal, an organization that connects legal professionals across the African continent to launch three online courses on legal technology.
Manufacturing and Production Companies Hit by Ransomware Least Likely To Pay The Ransom, Sophos Survey
11-10-2021 | 12:15:00
Companies in the manufacturing and production sector are the least likely (at 19%) to submit to a ransom demand to have encrypted files restored and the most likely (at 68%) to be able to restore data from backups.
[Column] Jaco du Plooy: Creating sustainable data centres through energy-efficient solutions
11-10-2021 | 10:54:00
With the large-scale migration of business data and IT services to the cloud – particularly in light of the global pandemic driving a 35 percent increase in online traffic – there has been a notable rise in global data centre construction.
Google to invest $50M equity-based fund in African startups
11-10-2021 | 09:49:00
Last week, tech giant Google announced that it plans to invest up to $50 million in African early- and growth-stage startups via its Africa Investment Fund.
[Column] Hyther Nizam: The future of IT - Democratising application development with low-code platforms
11-10-2021 | 07:27:00
With COVID-19 accelerating the digital transformation of businesses, many organisations were forced to adopt a work-from-home strategy, and customers began to increasingly purchase goods and services online.
AfricaNenda launches new African-led digital financial inclusion advisory platform
11-10-2021 | 07:18:00
AfricaNenda, an emerging and independent Africa-led coalition of dedicated digital payments experts on Thursday launched a new digital financial inclusion advisory platform aimed to expand financial access in the continent
Sanlam, Absa merge investment management businesses in South Africa
08-10-2021 | 09:39:00
Sanlam, Africa’s non-banking financial services group, and Absa, one of Africa’s diversified financial services groups, announced they have reached an agreement to combine their investment management businesses.
AfricInvest’s FIVE acquires minority stake in REGIC, Nigeria
08-10-2021 | 09:26:00
AfricInvest, a Pan-African asset management platform covering Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Private Credit, announced the acquisition of a minority stake in the Nigerian insurance company Royal Exchange General Insurance Company (REGIC).
Ghanaian entrepreneur Roberta Annan launches €100m Impact Fund to invest in Africa’s creative industries
08-10-2021 | 08:43:00
Ghanaian businesswoman and entrepreneur Roberta Annan launched a €100 million fund to channel investment into small and medium African creative and fashion enterprises in Africa.
Etihad Cargo signs pharma agreement with Astral Aviation and Kenya Airways to expand its African footprint
08-10-2021 | 08:21:25
Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Aviation Group, has expanded its pharma sector reach into Africa with the signing of a Service Legal Agreement (SLA) with Astral Aviation and Kenya Airways.
[Column] Dumisani Moyo: Winning hearts, minds and market share: Four key focus areas for African retailers
08-10-2021 | 07:42:00
Technology has transformed every aspect of our personal and professional lives, and has left no sector of the economy untouched.
La Banque africaine de développement exclut l’entreprise Express Automation Limited
07-10-2021 | 21:34:00
Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a annoncé, jeudi, l’exclusion, pour une durée de 36 mois, de la société Express Automation Limited pour pratiques frauduleuses.
MTN appoints Adekunle Awobodu as Digital and Fintech CFO
07-10-2021 | 19:49:00
MTN Group announced the appointment of Benjamin Adekunle Awobodu as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Digital and Fintech.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Teraco completes first phase of its Cape Town hyperscale data centre campus
07-10-2021 | 14:07:41
This week, the firm announced the completion of Phase 1 of CT2, its new hyperscale data centre in Brackenfell, Cape Town – the largest data centre in the Western Cape.
Afreximbank's FEDA enters Joint Venture agreement with Gateway Partners to co-establish the Africa Credit Opportunities Fund
07-10-2021 | 08:37:00
The Afreximbank announced that the Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA), its development impact-oriented subsidiary, has entered into a Joint Venture arrangement with Gateway Partners (Gateway) to co-establish the Africa Credit Opportunities Fund.
Gabon deposits instrument of ratification of the African Medicines Agency to the AU Commission
07-10-2021 | 08:20:10
The Republic of Gabon became the 14th member state to deposit the instrument of ratification of the African Medicines Agency (AMA) to the AU Commission on 4th October 2021 after ratifying it on the 1st October 2021.
AstraZeneca partners with the Royal Academy of Engineering to support African health tech entrepreneurs
07-10-2021 | 08:11:24
AstraZeneca and the Royal Academy of Engineering (the Academy) announced a new partnership to establish connections between African healthcare innovators and AstraZeneca’s A.Catalyst Network of more than 20 global health innovation hubs.
[Column] Todd Schoeman: Why co-sourcing is a smart choice for cybersecurity now
07-10-2021 | 07:39:35
One of the side-effects of the move away from the controlled environment of the office has been an increase in the threat landscape.
Segun Ogunsanya officially takes over as Airtel Africa New CEO
07-10-2021 | 07:14:00
Ogunsanya joined Airtel Africa in 2012 and has retained his MD role throughout his nine-year tenure. He was also leading Airtel Nigeria, the company’s largest African market, from the get-go.
CDC commits $100m to African Development Partners III to fuel medium-sized and large companies in Africa
06-10-2021 | 10:53:00
CDC Group, UK’s development finance institution and impact investor announced a $100 million commitment to African Development Partners III, advised by Development Partners International LLP (DPI), a pan-African private equity firm.
RwandAir and Qatar Airways seal milestone codeshare agreement
06-10-2021 | 09:56:47
RwandAir and Qatar Airways have signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement to offer travelers more choice, enhanced service, and greater connectivity to more than 65 destinations across Africa and the rest of the world.
Ooredoo Group selects Ericsson as Digital and Business Support Systems transformation partner
06-10-2021 | 09:17:22
The Ooredoo Group has selected Ericsson as its next-generation digital transformation partner for Business Support Systems (BSS) solutions.
Facebook announces winners of 2021 Community Accelerator Program in Africa
06-10-2021 | 08:45:34
Facebook announced the winners of the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program, highlighting the 13 Facebook community leaders Africa who will receive up to $50,000 USD in funds.
Avanti Communications launches Avanti Extend to millions in Africa
05-10-2021 | 18:16:52
Avanti Communications, the leading provider of high throughput satellite capacity across EMEA, announced the launch of Avanti EXTEND, a new managed satellite service for rural connectivity.
MTN Uganda announces intention to float 20% of its shares on the Uganda Securities Exchange
05-10-2021 | 18:09:26
MTN Uganda is pleased to announce their intention to proceed with an initial public offer (IPO) and subsequently list on the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE).
M. Hani Salem nommé directeur général en finance commerciale islamique lors des Global Banking & Finance Awards 2021
05-10-2021 | 17:31:00
Ces prix récompensent le rôle stratégique que joue le directeur général de l'ITFC dans les secteurs bancaires et financiers en Arabie Saoudite et au Moyen-Orient, en constante évolution, dans un contexte de pandémie de Covid-19
Globacom selects Eutelsat’s Konnect Africa to bring satellite broadband to underserved regions of Nigeria
05-10-2021 | 13:35:00
Eutelsat Communications and Globacom signed a multi-year, multi-Gbps wholesale capacity contract, enabling Globacom to extend its coverage beyond the reach of its terrestrial infrastructure, leveraging the EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite.
Avantive Solutions partners with Outworx to offer contact center support in South Africa
05-10-2021 | 12:31:57
Avantive Solutions announced it will now offer contact center support in South Africa through a new partnership with Outworx Contact Center.
[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: Cloud can help power smart cities in Africa
04-10-2021 | 16:26:00
Cloud provides the digital infrastructure for smart cities: in other words, a city’s cloud will function as a storage and analysis system for the data used in everything.
MwareTV announces availability of an entirely customisable OTT service for ISPs and telco operators in Africa
04-10-2021 | 14:04:00
MwareTV, a leading cloud-based multi-tenant platform, has revealed the availability to telco operators and internet service providers (ISPs) in Africa of a new, end-to-end TV solution.
Africa-focused private equity firm DPI raises $900m to invest in specific companies in Africa
04-10-2021 | 13:29:00
Development Partners International (DPI), a premier investment firm focused on Africa on Monday announced that it has raised $900m in its third round of funding.
African Union partners with APO GROUP to Re-brand and Re-position Africa to the world at the Expo 2020 Dubai
04-10-2021 | 12:04:19
The African Union has announced a partnership with the APO group to Re-brand and Re-position Africa to the world at the Expo 2020 Dubai, to be held from October 2021 to March 2022.
Africa showcases 50 promising education innovations at the IEA virtual expo 2021
04-10-2021 | 11:55:00
The African Union Commission together with its partners organized the ‘Innovating Education in Africa Virtual Expo 2021’ to showcase technical innovations in education.
[South Africa] Combating fraud in the digital world with the support of AI, SAS
04-10-2021 | 11:15:00
With technology evolving and people embracing the likes of mobile wallets, banking apps, and other solutions to manage transactions, businesses must rethink how best to bolster anti-fraud mechanisms.
[Nigeria] B2B payments platform Verto secures $10m Series A round for expansion
04-10-2021 | 08:52:00
Nigeria’s B2B payments platform Verto has announced that it has closed $10 million in Series A funding for expansion. The round was led by Quona Capital, an emerging fintech-focused venture capital firm