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Proparco completes pre-series-A investment in Moringa fueling its expansion across Africa
26-06-2022 | 20:58:00
Building on the Seed Investment by DOB Equity and USD 9.5m funding by Mastercard Foundation, Moringa is excited to have recently received an investment from Proparco to support its expansion outside Kenya.
Private sector development in Southern Africa region gets boost with approval of $30 million loan from AfDB
26-06-2022 | 19:03:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group approved a $30 million loan to Norsad Capital Limited financing for businesses and to promote private sector development in the Southern Africa Development Community region.
MATTER and AWS launch incubator programme for EMEA healthcare startups entering the U.S.
24-06-2022 | 15:36:11
MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, has announced the launch of a new incubation program in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) called AWS Expand.
Agriculture remains unattractive to the youth in Africa, experts
24-06-2022 | 15:29:46
Speaking during the ongoing Digital and Technology Week, Farmer on Fire Founder and Chief Executive Officer Wangari Kuria said young people in Sub-Saharan Africa often view agriculture as inefficient and uninteresting.
DLA Piper and FTI Consulting to assist on commonwealth school of compliance legacy programme
24-06-2022 | 12:15:52
DLA Piper (together with its DLA Piper Africa offices) and FTI Consulting announced their involvement in a new Commonwealth School of Compliance.
BioNTech starts construction of first mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility in Africa
24-06-2022 | 11:58:34
BioNTech SE has reached the next milestone in the establishment of scalable mRNA vaccine production in Africa on its planned schedule.
Introducing ECOSOCC’s new brand identity
24-06-2022 | 11:36:00
The Economic Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) launched its updated brand identity, which includes a new logo, colours, font and website as part of the African Union’s rebranding of Organs and Agencies.
Spire and Mastercard partner to enhance and simplify digital banking
24-06-2022 | 09:48:16
Spire, a leading GCC Open Banking services provider, has announced a strategic partnership with Mastercard, a technology leader in the global payments industry.
Mastercard signs MoU with Saudi Esports Federation to promote the Kingdom’s billion-dollar gaming industry
24-06-2022 | 09:42:00
Mastercard and the Saudi Esports Federation (SEF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help promote the Kingdom’s billion-dollar gaming industry.
Mastercard launches its first-ever music album: Priceless®
24-06-2022 | 09:37:00
Mastercard unveiled its first ever music album titled Priceless® at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.
Mastercard strengthens leadership team to accelerate growth across Middle East and North Africa
24-06-2022 | 09:29:37
Mastercard has reaffirmed its commitment to the GCC and wider region through the appointment of Mastercard veteran J.K. Khalil to lead its operations across the MENA East Cluster in his new role as Cluster General Manager.
Neglected tropical disease mentorship launched in honour of Dr Mwele Malecela
24-06-2022 | 09:18:00
World Health Organization (WHO) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced plans to set up a mentorship programme for African women working in neglected tropical diseases programmes.
Africa50, AfDB and African Sovereign Investors Forum to jointly mobilize capital for infrastructure projects
24-06-2022 | 09:03:00
The African Development Bank, Africa50, and Africa Sovereign Investors Forum (ASIF), have signed a letter of intent to collaborate on developing green and climate resilient infrastructure projects across Africa.
Rwanda to host 2022 World Circular Economy Forum in December, a first for Africa
24-06-2022 | 08:52:36
The World Circular Economy Forum will, for the first time, take place on African soil in 2022, bringing together participants from around the world to absorb lessons from the continent and the wider global south toward building a more resilient and greener global economy.
[Cameroon] AfDB board approves €39.6 million loan to improve access to Kribi industrial and port area
24-06-2022 | 08:34:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank approved a €39.62 million loan to Cameroon to improve road access to the industrial and port areas of Kribi, in the south of the country.
APO Group’s Beatrice Tonhodzayi appointed to the board of the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority
24-06-2022 | 08:28:00
APO Group, the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, is delighted to announce that its Account Manager Beatrice Tonhodzayi has been appointed to the Board of the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA).
[Africa Tech Review] Nixon Kanali: African startups are still getting the attention of VCs
23-06-2022 | 14:48:38
This has been another interesting week for tech in Africa with a number of African tech startups across different industries raising funding to scale.
African sovereign funds sign deal to boost investment in Africa
23-06-2022 | 14:05:52
ASIF promotes collective and concerted action by African sovereign wealth funds and strategic funds for the development and growth of the continent for a more resilient, inclusive, sustainable and self-reliant Africa.
Avanti and Viasat sign Ka-band capacity lease agreement targeting the energy sector
23-06-2022 | 14:02:46
Avanti Communications, a provider of high throughput satellite capacity across EMEA, has signed a long-term capacity lease agreement with global communications company Viasat Inc. to help support the connectivity needs of its customers in the energy sector.
[South Africa] The time to unlock the skills development potential of 4IR is now, says PBT Group
23-06-2022 | 13:16:00
Mobile technologies and services have already generated 1.7 million direct jobs. Digitisation is resulting in increased efficiencies bringing with it fresh opportunities for economic growth and job creation
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Nigeria scores big in budget transparency
23-06-2022 | 13:16:00
The infrastructure of Nigeria is such that for meaningful progress to be made, there must be give-and-take on the parts of the government and the people.
Kaspersky expands its network of Transparency Centers opening three new facilities
23-06-2022 | 13:06:00
The new facilities expand opportunities for customers and partners to learn more about Kaspersky’s engineering and data processing practices.
46% of SMEs in EEMEA earning more money than before the pandemic, Mastercard report
23-06-2022 | 09:31:00
Data from Mastercard’s 2022 Borderless Payments Report has revealed two in five (46%) small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EEMEA) are earning more money than before the pandemic.
[South Africa] IoT providing business leaders with much-needed assurance in ESG initiatives, IOTIC
23-06-2022 | 09:26:00
According to Statista, ESG integration has become the most common approach to investing and, according to Bloomberg, saw $120 billion in funding in 2021.
Proven Consult Partners with Leading Insurance Firm in Africa to Provide Intelligent Business Automation
23-06-2022 | 08:23:43
Proven Consult, a leading automation technology firm, has partnered with a prominent insurance company headquartered in Nairobi, and operating in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania.
Vodafone Partners with Oracle to Accelerate Technology Modernization on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
23-06-2022 | 07:52:00
Oracle and Vodafone, the largest pan-European and African technology communications company announced a strategic partnership to modernize the operator’s European IT infrastructure and accelerate its transition to the cloud.
Audiomack signs licensing agreement with Universal Music Group to expand global footprint in Africa
22-06-2022 | 15:47:00
Audiomack and Universal Music Group (UMG), announced a new licensing agreement to make UMG content available to Audiomack subscribers across Africa, the United Kingdom & Canada.
[Column] Nitesh Singh: Communications Service Providers have critical role to play in the race to net-zero
22-06-2022 | 14:37:56
As concerns over climate change's lasting impact intensify, CSPs (Communication Service Providers) need to tackle an urgent double-edged dilemma.
International sales and global suppliers key to ensure post pandemic business recovery and growth
21-06-2022 | 23:28:03
Data from Mastercard’s 2022 Borderless Payments Report has revealed two in five (46%) small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) in Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA) are earning more money than before the pandemic.
RegTech Africa and NayaOne organize RegTech4Good challenge
21-06-2022 | 23:22:21
The RegTech Media Group, Africa’s leading regulatory innovation hub in partnership with NayaOne, a global digital innovative sandbox provider, launched the inaugural RegTech4Good Challenge.
[Nigeria] Ecobank launches Super Rewards Season III with one hundred customers
21-06-2022 | 22:53:32
Ecobank Nigeria, an affiliate of the leading Pan-African banking Group, Ecobank Group, has launched Season 3 of its Super Rewards Campaign.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies renouvelle le contrat d'APO Group en tant qu'agence de relations publiques panafricaine
21-06-2022 | 22:40:42
APO Group a le plaisir d'annoncer le renouvellement de son contrat avec Cassava Technologies et Liquid Intelligent Technologies (Liquid), un groupe technologique panafricain de premier plan.
AfDB names Jacques Edjangue as acting vice president, people and talent management complex
21-06-2022 | 22:33:00
The African Development Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jacques Edjangue as Acting Vice President, People and Talent Management Complex.
AfDB appoints Simon Mizrahi as Acting Vice President, technology and corporate services complex
21-06-2022 | 22:23:00
The African Development Bank has appointed Mr. Simon Mizrahi as Acting Vice President, Technology and Corporate Services Complex.
In 2021, Africa notches strong progress in building tax transparency, tackling Illicit financial flows
21-06-2022 | 21:54:00
African countries’ requests for information for tax collection purposes rose 26% over the previous year, signaling continued progress toward tax transparency in spite of a challenging environment.
[Uganda] 1,000 young entrepreneurs to receive start-up boost
21-06-2022 | 21:18:00
ITC and KOSME launch Youth Start-up Academy to improve start-up ecosystem in Uganda, increasing employment and business creation.
[Mozambique] First gas introduced to Coral-Sul Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG)
21-06-2022 | 21:11:39
Italian energy major Eni has announced first gas to the Coral-Sul Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility from the Coral South Field located in Area 4 of the Rovuma Basin offshore Mozambique.
Help us fight back against the attack on African oil and gas, a call by African Energy Week
21-06-2022 | 21:02:00
Representing the voice of the African energy sector, the African Energy Chamber (AEC) has become an invaluable advocate for Africa’s oil and gas industry at a time when global stakeholders are calling for the immediate end to fossil fuel utilization.
Thousands of IDPs and urban dwellers to benefit from improved healthcare in Mogadishu
21-06-2022 | 20:53:26
UN-Habitat, Benadir Regional Administration (BRA), and the Danish Refugee Council held a second ground-breaking ceremony for the renovation of two health care facilities through a European Union Funded project.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies renews APO Group’s contract as Pan-African Public Relations agency
21-06-2022 | 20:45:00
APO Group is delighted to announce the renewal of its contract with Cassava Technologies and Liquid Intelligent Technologies (Liquid), a leading Pan-African technology group.
[Column] Vukani Mngxati: Building trust in the workplace is mission critical
21-06-2022 | 14:11:00
Earlier this year the global communications firm Edelman in its excellent annual Trust Barometer Survey found that close on seventy percent of those surveyed tended not to believe information until they saw evidence it was trustworthy.
Southern Africa mango farmers grow yields with integrated pest management practices
21-06-2022 | 11:28:00
To counter the devastating effects of fruit flies, the Alien Invasive Fruit Flies project in Southern Africa, has come up with five technologies as part of an integrated pest management (IPM) package.
Proparco joins forces with Digital Africa to provide financing solutions for African tech startups
21-06-2022 | 10:31:00
As part of its 2022-2025 roadmap, Digital Africa, in partnership with Proparco, will support 200 African startups at different stages of their growth with a wide range of offers at their disposal.
BII partners with Symbiotics to launch Green Basket Bond across Africa, South and Southeast Asia
21-06-2022 | 09:58:00
The British International Investment (BII), announced it has subscribed to a $75 million Green Basket Bond arranged by Symbiotics, to direct much-needed financing to small-scale green projects across Africa, South and Southeast Asia.
Kyndryl names Andreas Beck as Managing Director for Middle East and Africa
20-06-2022 | 15:26:20
IT infrastructure services provider Kyndryl has announced the appointment of Andreas Beck as the company’s Managing Director in the Middle East and Africa.
[Column] Carlo Bolzonello: Demystifying Cyberattacks on Critical Infrastructure
20-06-2022 | 13:22:48
Cyber-attacks have the potential to disrupt our lives completely, and in instances where critical national infrastructure is attacked, they could disrupt the country’s entire economy, leading to loss of life and livelihoods.
Afreximbank board appoints Kanayo Awani executive Vice President, Intra-African Trade Bank
20-06-2022 | 12:26:00
Afreximbank in Cairo announced the appointment of Kanayo Awani to the position of Executive Vice President of the Intra-African Trade Bank (INAT) with effect from 1 July 2022.
African Development Bank VP Mateus Magala appointed Minister of Transport and Communication in Mozambique
20-06-2022 | 12:15:00
Dr. Mateus Magala, Vice President for Human Resources and Corporate Services at the African Development Bank, has been appointed Minister of Transport and Communication of the Republic of Mozambique.
TECNO expands partnership with UNHCR to support higher education in Africa for refugees
20-06-2022 | 11:43:35
Premium smartphone brand TECNO announced the renewal of its partnership with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, to support its Refugee Scholarships Programme DAFI (Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative).
African Green Revolution Forum, Heifer International and Generation Africa announce pitch AgriHack 2022
20-06-2022 | 11:37:00
AGRF, Heifer International and Generation Africa today announced the launch of Pitch AgriHack 2022, marking the second year the organizations have come together to provide cash grants that accelerate entrepreneurial growth and job creation in Africa’s agriculture sector.
Canon Central & North Africa to foster & fortify the spirit of filmmaking across Africa
20-06-2022 | 11:28:58
Canon Central and North Africa announced its alliance with Multichoice Talent Factory (MTF) to promote the creative art of filmmaking through a series of workshops and trainings for the 2021/22 MTF cohort of students.
AWIEF and African Development Bank’s AFAWA join forces to increase access to finance for women SMEs
20-06-2022 | 11:23:43
AWIEF and the AFAWA the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) have joined forces to drive increased access to finance and markets for women-owned and women-led small and medium enterprises (WSMEs) across Southern, East and West Africa.
AFIS tiendra son premier événement en présentiel à Lomé les 28 & 29 novembre 2022
20-06-2022 | 10:41:00
L'édition 2022 de l'AFRICA FINANCIAL INDUSTRY SUMMIT-AFIS, un événement qui vise à favoriser l'émergence d'un secteur panafricain des services financiers, se tiendra les 28 et 29 novembre 2022 à Lomé, au Togo.
The AFIS will hold its first in-person event in Lomé November 28-29, 2022
20-06-2022 | 10:32:00
The 2022 edition of the AFRICA FINANCIAL INDUSTRY SUMMIT-AFIS, an event that aims to foster a pan-African financial services sector, will be held on November 28-29, 2022, in Lomé, Togo.
Ransomware attack on Shoprite an important reminder of the role employees play in cybersecurity, Check Point
20-06-2022 | 08:00:09
Check Point Software a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions globally, is reminding African organisations of the importance of cybersecurity training for employees, following the recent cyber-attack on Shoprite Holdings.
Eaton to expand collaboration with Microsoft on grid-interactive UPS technology
20-06-2022 | 07:34:00
Intelligent power management company Eaton has announced it will expand its collaboration with Microsoft to accelerate applications of its EnergyAware uninterruptible power system (UPS) technology in key segments worldwide.
[Column] Kevin Dherman: Ways manufacturers can unlock the value of data to drive business intelligence
20-06-2022 | 07:24:00
SYSPRO research reveals that only 20 percent of manufacturing and distribution businesses have looked at investing in big data analytics tools to process and analyze data in response to ongoing disruptions
Equity Group Holdings confirms anchor sponsorship at CHOGM
19-06-2022 | 20:46:42
Equity Group Holdings has confirmed its participation in the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government, Commonwealth Business Forum meeting as an Anchor Partner with a sponsorship of Three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000).
[Egypt] Cairo Amman Bank and Network International Jordan sign exclusive cooperation agreement
19-06-2022 | 20:08:00
Cairo Amman Bank recently signed an exclusive Cooperation Agreement with Network International Jordan, the local arm of the leading enabler of digital commerce in the Middle East and Africa, to enable the bank to offer a variety of card and digital payment products
MFS Africa raises $100m funding to accelerate its expansion plans across Africa and Asia
17-06-2022 | 11:36:00
MFS Africa, Africa’s digital payments network, announced it has secured an additional $100 million in equity and debt funding led by Admaius Capital Partners, taking the total amount raised in the series to $200 million.
PerkinElmer, Novartis join forces to address the unmet need of sickle cell disease in sub-Saharan Africa
17-06-2022 | 10:45:00
PerkinElmer, a global player committed to innovating for a healthier world, announced it is collaborating with Novartis, a global medicines company, to expand newborn screening for sickle cell disease (SCD) in sub-Saharan Africa.
Mastercard welcomes NymCard as principal Mastercard issuer to boost UAE fintech landscape
17-06-2022 | 08:27:39
Mastercard has certified NymCard, a plug-and-play banking-as-a-service (BaaS) provider, as a Principal Mastercard Issuer in the UAE.
L’Afrique et les Caraïbes renforcent leur coopération via leurs banques régionales de développement
17-06-2022 | 08:14:00
Les relations économiques entre l’Afrique et les Caraïbes sont passées à la vitesse supérieure cette semaine, la Banque africaine de développement et la Banque de développement des Caraïbes, sont convenues d’intensifier leur collaboration.
Les mesures indispensables afin que l'essor de la santé et des soins virtuels déclenché par la pandémie COVID-19 en Afrique
17-06-2022 | 08:06:00
Un grand nombre de restrictions jugées inutiles en matière de santé et de soins virtuels ont été balayées par la pandémie, et la plupart des gens ont adopté ce nouveau monde de soins virtuels.
Critical actions needed to ensure COVID-19-driven surge in virtual and care drives health access and equity
17-06-2022 | 07:47:53
Many unnecessary restrictions on virtual health and care were swept away by the pandemic, and most people have embraced this new world of virtual care, according to a new report from a Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development working group.
Appletree digital commerce launches ‘Take One Million African Traders Online’ movement
17-06-2022 | 07:21:00
E-Commerce company Appletree Digital Commerce, unveiled the Taking One Million African Traders Online Movement (TOMATO)- its innovative solution to the lack of opportunities for the youth across Africa.
Africa and the Caribbean to strengthen cooperation through their regional development banks
17-06-2022 | 07:08:44
The African Development Bank and the Caribbean Development Bank came together to advance their collaboration with one another.
[Column] Sunil Geness: Serving vulnerable communities raises stakes for public sector digital transformation
16-06-2022 | 15:50:30
The ongoing damaging impact of the pandemic combined with a growing number of climate-related emergencies is bringing into stark relief government’s ability to provide essential public services to vulnerable communities.
[Column] Imane Charioui: Remittances play a defining role in binding migrants to their families back home
16-06-2022 | 15:48:43
Currently, about one billion people in the world are involved with remittances, either by sending or receiving them – one in nine people are recipients of these flows of money sent by their family members who have migrated for work.
Online education to bring in $149 billion in revenue in 2022, report
16-06-2022 | 15:45:14
The online education sector mainly consists of online university education, online learning platforms, and professional certificates.
[Column] Thato Ntseare: Sharp advice for business start - ups on attracting venture capital investment
16-06-2022 | 14:13:21
I advise any business to have a professional website that is functional, looks professional, offers a certain amount of information, and inspires confidence. You need to make sure your solution looks the part, even if it is not 100 percent perfect.
Remittances Play a Defining Role in Binding Migrants to Their Families Back Home, WorldRemit
16-06-2022 | 13:32:00
If you speak to most migrant workers, you will hear of the extended financial support they provide to their families back home, as well as the large development projects they are funding
WhatsApp launches campaign to profle SMEs from across Africa
16-06-2022 | 11:39:41
WhatsApp has announced the launch of the WhatsAppreneurs campaign, profiling small entrepreneurs from Africa who are using the WhatsApp Business app to grow their business and reach more customers.
Huawei ranked 1st in 5G patent licensing, puts Kshs. 2.5 trillion in research and development
16-06-2022 | 11:30:00
Huawei's total number of 5G Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) has made the company maintain the patenting pole position globally, according to Clarivate, a leading global IP consultancy, and analytics firm.
New GSMA data a wake-up call for the digital gender divide
16-06-2022 | 11:27:00
The expansion of mobile internet access in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) is continuing at pace, but risks leaving women further behind, according to new analysis published by the GSMA.
African fintech Flutterwave appoints former American Express Executive as new CFO
16-06-2022 | 08:15:10
Flutterwave, Africa's leading payments technology company has announced the appointment of Oneal Bhambani as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
[Column] Valery Njiaba: Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum’s Londa report calls for more digital transparency and protection across Africa
16-06-2022 | 08:01:00
While many governments in Africa have made welcome progress toward digital transformation in the last year, more work needs to be done towards offering transparency, digital inclusion, and the protection of digital rights.
Microsoft to work with partners to drive digital transformation in Africa’s agriculture
16-06-2022 | 07:31:00
Microsoft has reaffirmed its commitment to working with both the private and public sectors to accelerate digital transformation in African agriculture in order to increase food security for the continent.
Standard Chartered partners with UNECA and FSD Africa to accelerate sustainability commitment in Africa
15-06-2022 | 17:31:26
The Alliance, in partnership with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), will act as an African-led collaborative forum for mobilizing the financial community’s response to nature-related risks and opportunities across the continent.
Sabi bolsters advisory group with four new members
15-06-2022 | 17:22:54
Africa’s B2B marketplace Sabi, has announced the appointment of four new advisory group members whose experience and networks will support Sabi in its mission to resource and grow SMEs in the informal sector.
Africa Data Centres expands South African footprint with new 20MW facility in Cape Town
15-06-2022 | 11:20:00
Africa Data Centres, part of the Cassava Technologies Group, a pan-African technology group, is pleased to announce building a second data centre in Cape Town, South Africa.
Cellulant, Jambojet partner to award over 600 frequent fliers with over 2M in rewards
15-06-2022 | 11:05:00
Regional low-cost airline Jambojet and Pan-African payments company Cellulant have partnered to award customers over 600 discount vouchers, each worth Kes 3,000.
AfricArena partners with FMO to accelerate tech startups in Ghana, Morocco and Tanzania
15-06-2022 | 10:45:00
AfricArena, the African series of tech events, announced a partnership with FMO Ventures Program, the Rise Open Innovation Challenge, which focuses on accelerating the growth of startups looking to improve the state of Africa.
MENA Fintech Association launches the second volume of the SHIFT Report
15-06-2022 | 10:40:35
The MENA Fintech Association (MFTA), the leading voice of the region's fintech community, has published the second volume of its SHIFT report.
Aqua for All partners with Oikocredit to invest in community water and sanitation across Africa and Asia
15-06-2022 | 10:25:16
Not-for-profit organisation Aqua for All and social impact investor and worldwide cooperative Oikocredit, have joined forces to support water and sanitation financing and provision by partner organisations in Africa and Asia.
IFC and Avacare partner to increase access to medicines and healthcare goods in Africa
15-06-2022 | 10:03:49
To increase access to high quality, affordable healthcare products and services across Africa, IFC announced a partnership with Avacare Global to help the company expand its manufacturing and distribution of various pharmaceutical and healthcare consumable products.
IFC et Avacare s'associent pour améliorer l'accès aux médicaments et aux produits médicaux en Afrique
15-06-2022 | 09:58:00
IFC a annoncé un partenariat avec Avacare Global visant à aider l'entreprise à accroître sa production et sa distribution de produits pharmaceutiques et médicaux, y compris de médicaments génériques, sur le continent.
Coca-Cola delays listing of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa as a publicly traded company
15-06-2022 | 09:54:00
The Coca-Cola Company announced it is delaying plans to list Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) as a publicly traded company.
DarkPulse appoints MultiNet Communications as its distributor across Middle East, Africa and GCC countries
15-06-2022 | 09:42:00
DarkPulse announced that MultiNet Communications has become a distributor for DarkPulse BOTDA EREBOSÔ sensing systems across the Middle East and Africa including United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain.
News24 named South Africa’s most trusted news brand for the fourth consecutive year
15-06-2022 | 09:32:00
News24 has for the fourth consecutive year been named as South Africa’s most trusted news source, according to the 2022 Digital News Report by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford.
MTN Group appoints Riaan Wessels as Chief Risk Officer
15-06-2022 | 08:58:00
MTN Group announced the appointment of Riaan Wessels as Chief Risk Officer, Fintech, effective 1 July 2022.
Mastercard and Ecobank partner to digitize agricultural value chains in Africa
14-06-2022 | 15:23:00
Mastercard and Ecobank Group have partnered to connect millions of smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa to Mastercard’s Farm Pass – a digital platform that makes it safer and easier for farmers to sell their produce at a fair price.
African tech startup funding will double by 2025, research
14-06-2022 | 15:11:00
African business leaders are forecasting a surge in spending on tech start-ups as foreign direct investment and improved internet connectivity helps establish the continent as a tech superpower, new research for blockchain-based mobile network operator World Mobile shows.
Masa Finance partners with African fintech Pngme to provide DeFi services to emerging markets
14-06-2022 | 11:20:00
Silicon Valley DeFi protocol Masa Finance announced it is partnering with African financial data company Pngme to drive the adoption of DeFi credit services in the region.
Intracom Telecom announces supply of wireless systems for open mining operations in Africa
14-06-2022 | 09:59:00
Intracom Telecom announced the supply and deployment of its Fixed Wireless Access ecosystem, the WiBAS Point-to-MultiPoint (PtMP) and the uniMS platform, by the operating company of one of the largest mines in the world, located in Africa.
Snake Keylogger malware returns to the top ten after a long absence, report
13-06-2022 | 16:01:00
Snake Keylogger is usually spread through emails that include docx or xlsx attachments with malicious macros, however this month researchers reported that SnakeKey Logger has been spread via PDF files.
[Rwanda] The Internet Society Pledges to Expand Internet Access in Africa
13-06-2022 | 13:38:00
As the Internet Society (ISOC) celebrates its 30th anniversary as a global nonprofit advocating for an open, globally-connected Internet, the organization is calling for accelerated action to further Internet development throughout the African region.
87 critical vulnerabilities discovered in routers in 2021, Kaspersky report
13-06-2022 | 12:09:00
According to an analysis conducted by Kaspersky, over 500 vulnerabilities were discovered in routers in 2021, including 87 critical ones.
[Column] Mazen Mroué: Spreading the magic of 5G
13-06-2022 | 11:39:25
According to a recent GSMA report , mid-band 5G will generate a $13 billion contribution to GDP in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2030. The rollout of 5G will help usher in the fourth industrial revolution and drive economic growth.
[Column] Anna Collard: The great phishing fail
13-06-2022 | 11:36:45
In 2021, phishing attacks increased by 7.3% according to the ESET Threat Report and the Cisco 2021 Cybersecurity threat trends report revealed that around 86% of organisations had at least one person click a phishing link.