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Ericsson to acquire Vonage to spearhead the creation of a global network open innovation
22-11-2021 | 08:32:47
Ericsson has entered into an agreement to acquire Vonage Holdings Corp. for USD 21 per share.
Government of Rwanda and Google collaborate to accelerate digital transformation
19-11-2021 | 08:58:57
The Government of Rwanda, led by the Ministry of ICT and Innovation, has partnered with Google to accelerate the country’s digital transformation.
Le programme « Codage pour l’emploi » de l'AfDB va renforcer les compétences numériques des jeunes ruraux
19-11-2021 | 08:10:00
Le programme « Codage pour l’emploi » de la Banque africaine de développement va former plus de 500 ambassadeurs de jeunes africains du numérique.
ADCB-Egypt and SAS set to unveil AI-powered fraud detection solution
17-11-2021 | 06:48:55
ADCB-Egypt, in collaboration with SAS, a player in Analytics, have announced their partnership for the implementation of Egypt’s first AI-powered fraud detection solution aimed at enhancing the bank’s real time fraud prevention capabilities.
IFC partners with Liquid Intelligent Technologies to boost Africa’s digital infrastructure
08-11-2021 | 11:08:00
To support universal and affordable broadband access in Africa, IFC has partnered with Liquid Intelligent Technologies to expand data center capacity and the rollout of fiber-optic cable on the continent.
[South Africa] David Myers appointed new COO for security marketplace AURA
08-11-2021 | 06:43:00
AURA, South Africa’s leading security and medical response marketplace, has appointed David Myers as its Chief Operations Officer.
Motorola Solutions acquires Envysion
03-11-2021 | 17:09:04
Motorola Solutions has acquired Envysion, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise video security and business analytics solutions for the quick-service restaurant and retail industries.
Cisco launches Webex Hologram, an augmented reality meeting solution
27-10-2021 | 10:18:00
At WebexOne, Cisco unveiled a preview of its next-generation hybrid work collaboration product.
Ericsson launches Time-Critical Communication for real-time 5G experiences
26-10-2021 | 09:29:00
Ericsson is enhancing its 5G capabilities with the launch of an end-to-end solution that will guarantee the consistent low latency and high reliability demanded by time-critical applications and services for consumers, enterprises, and public sector.
Ericsson lance Time-Critical Communication pour l’expérience de la 5G en temps réel
26-10-2021 | 09:19:00
Ericsson renforce ses capacités 5G avec le lancement d'une solution de bout en bout qui garantira la faible latence constante et la haute fiabilité exigées par les applications et les services critiques pour les consommateurs, les entreprises et le secteur public.
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.
Ericsson and PowerLight demonstrate world’s first wireless powered 5G base station
04-10-2021 | 11:21:00
As a result of Ericsson’s constant pursuit of new technology to improve the deployment of Radio Access Network (RAN) sites, the company has teamed up with PowerLight Technologies to achieve the first safe, fully wireless-powered 5G base station.
African banks tap into IBM technologies to help advance financial inclusion across the continent
22-09-2021 | 13:06:00
IBM has announced that major financial institutions across Africa have selected hybrid cloud and AI capabilities from IBM to unlock digital innovation and continue their work to develop digital-first solutions, ultimately broadening access to financial services on the continent.
DFC invests $10m in Nithio FI to scale clean energy financing in Africa
22-09-2021 | 12:20:00
U.S. Development Finance Corporation (DFC), has invested $10 million in Nithio's Financial Intermediary, Nithio FI, an AI-enabled clean energy financing platform, to scale clean energy financing in Africa.
CDC commits over $50m to expand digital infrastructure, boost rural connectivity across sub-Saharan Africa
21-09-2021 | 12:56:00
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution (DFI) and impact investor, has announced commitments totalling $50.9 million to expand digital infrastructure, boost rural connectivity and accelerate digital technology access.
Recruitment technology firm Bloovo expands into Egypt and the US
15-09-2021 | 10:50:03
Bloovo, the recruitment technology company specializing in the provision of AI-powered talent acquisition solutions has expanded to Egypt and the US markets with its wide portfolio of solutions and products
Vertiv introduces digital IT management platform for enterprise, distributed, edge and hybrid networks
15-09-2021 | 09:12:00
Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, introduced the Vertiv Avocent ADX Ecosystem, a next-generation IT management platform that meets the ever-changing needs of the data center.
Pandemic spurs banks' AI adoption for AML, SAS study shows
09-09-2021 | 08:25:00
A third of financial institutions are accelerating their AI and machine learning (ML) adoption for anti-money laundering (AML) technology in response to COVID-19.
Lenovo announces new climate goals to reduce packaging and improve energy efficiency
01-09-2021 | 11:29:00
Today Lenovo is committing to new goals in the areas of climate change mitigation, circular economy and sustainable materials.
Nokia makes scholarships pledge of underrepresented communities in technology
25-08-2021 | 09:58:00
Nokia announced the launch of a scholarship program aimed at providing greater opportunities for underrepresented communities in the technology industry.
[South Africa] Chartis names SAS a category leader in model risk management
23-08-2021 | 13:44:14
Citing the analytics and AI leader’s “ability to continually adapt its offering to market changes and new technologies,” Chartis Research has named SAS as a RiskTech Quadrant Category Leader in model risk management.
Inseego completes sale of Ctrack South Africa operations
11-08-2021 | 12:35:16
Inseego Corp. , a provider of 5G and intelligent IoT device-to-cloud solutions, has announced the successful completion of the sale of its South African operations of its Ctrack telematics and asset tracking business to an affiliate of Convergence Partners
[Rwanda] eLearning Africa returns to Kigali with the theme of ‘A New Purpose for Education’
11-08-2021 | 08:59:00
The Convention Centre in Kigali will be the setting for the next edition of Africa’s leading conference and exhibition on technology-assisted learning, bringing investors and some of the world’s leading experts on education and technology to the Rwandan capital
5G in Madagascar leads the way in propelling socio-economic prosperity
11-08-2021 | 08:33:00
Telma Madagascar and Ericsson’s collaboration to launch commercial 5G in 2020 was a landmark moment for technology advancement not only on the Indian Ocean island but for Africa too.
La 5G à Madagascar ouvre la voie à la prospérité socio-économique
11-08-2021 | 08:23:00
La collaboration entre Telma Madagascar et Ericsson pour le lancement de la 5G commerciale en 2020 a été un tournant décisif pour le progrès technologique non seulement sur l'île de l'océan Indien, mais aussi en Afrique
[Africa Tech Week] Duncan Mochama: African fintech startups are attracting a lot of attention from investors
06-08-2021 | 11:11:39
In Kenya, Wapi Pay has raised $2.2 Million in pre-seed funding to scale up global payments and remittances between Africa and Asia
Naspers Foundry leads $8.3m Series A investment in South African insurtech startup Naked
05-08-2021 | 16:14:00
Naspers, through its early-stage tech investment vehicle Naspers Foundry, invested $8.3 million (R120 million) in Naked, the artificial intelligence (AI)-driven insurtech startup that offers full digital insurance to cars, homes, and valuables.
Macro-Eyes receives $2.1m funding to expand deployment of STRIATA in Sierra Leone, expand into two other countries
03-08-2021 | 15:16:00
Macro-Eyes has received $2.1 million in funding to expand the deployment of STRIATA in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) in Sierra Leone and to expand into two additional countries.
Microsoft launches cloud PC service with Windows 365
15-07-2021 | 14:30:51
Microsoft is excited to announce Windows 365, a cloud service that introduces a new way to experience Windows 10 or Windows 11 for workers from interns and contractors to software developers and industrial designers.
VOXOX partners with GTS Africa to deploy its Cloud Phone product in Cameroon and France
15-07-2021 | 08:23:00
VOXOX, a 5G-enabled AI cloud communications company announced a strategic partnership with GTS Africa, a French value added communications network operator doing business in Cameroon and Nigeria.
Microsoft to acquire RiskIQ to strengthen cybersecurity of digital transformation and hybrid work
14-07-2021 | 08:20:00
Microsoft is thrilled to add RiskIQ’s Attack Surface and Threat Intelligence solutions to the Microsoft Security portfolio, with the vision and mission of providing unmatched internet visibility and insights to better protect and inform our customers and partners’ security programs.
Call of Duty League and Google Cloud deliver new feature for esports fans
09-07-2021 | 11:11:00
Call of Duty League plans to begin rolling out ActivStat during the 2021 season which the initial rollout will include critical information like player and team standings and winning ratios across multiple aspects of virtual combat—including ultimately what these numbers mean for rankings.
[Cameroon] UN Girls’ Coding camp will help break digital divide in Africa
07-07-2021 | 11:53:00
Over 8,500 girls and young women from across Africa are getting a head start into careers in computer coding to help transform African economies thanks to a two-week formation exercise opened by Cameroon’s Minister of Posts and Telecommunications Minister
[Incentro Case] How AI & web development skills helped Heroes4Change change the world
06-07-2021 | 08:57:00
How does one change the world? Simple. Vote, recycle and start your own social-impact driven organization with the latest in web and artificial intelligence technology behind it.
African projects among 30 new AI for Social Good projects to be supported by Google
02-07-2021 | 09:58:35
Working in partnership with Google.org and Google’s University Relations program, Google is sharing 30 new projects that will receive funding and support as part of their AI for Social Good program including those from Sub-Saharan Africa countries.
Nokia launches next-generation AirScale 5G portfolio powered by ReefShark technology
25-06-2021 | 08:27:00
Nokia announced the global launch of its latest range of industry-leading AirScale 5G products covering baseband, remote radio heads, and massive MIMO active antennas with digital beamforming.
MultiChoice introduces Artificial Intelligence chatbot to boost its service
16-06-2021 | 12:43:18
MultiChoice is enhancing its digital customer service through an Artificial Intelligence (AI) chatbot. Called The Ultimate Master of Information, or T.U.M.I, this innovative service is available 24/7 to answer customer queries about products and services.
Cisco unveils Webex innovations that ensure equal opportunity and voice
09-06-2021 | 08:21:00
Cisco has unveiled an all-new Webex Suite with innovations to serve as the foundation for inclusive hybrid work and events, delivering unmatched levels of flexibility and personalization for everyone.
[Rwanda] A digital program to transform digital economy and to provide more work opportunities
06-06-2021 | 22:39:00
The Ministry of ICT and Innovation in Rwanda, Cenfri, and the Mastercard Foundation signed a tripartite MoU to kick-off an ambitious three-year digital transformation program in Rwanda aiming at harnessing Rwanda’s big data to enhance the Government’s digital capabilities and systems.
Ericsson launches private 5G set to transform secure on-site connectivity
02-06-2021 | 11:25:00
Ericsson launched Ericsson Private 5G which offers secure and simple 4G LTE and 5G Standalone (SA) connectivity primarily targeting but not limited to manufacturing, mining and process industry, offshore and power utilities, as well as ports and airports.
Microsoft, Accenture, GitHub and ThoughtWorks start Green Software Foundation
26-05-2021 | 10:20:00
Accenture, GitHub, Microsoft and ThoughtWorks are proud to be among the companies that have made commitments to help address the global climate crisis, but as an industry, we can come together to accomplish more.
ROYBI, LING Project partner to support girls' education in Ghana
19-05-2021 | 13:34:00
ROYBI INC, the creator of ROYBI Robot for children, entered into a collaboration agreement with LING Project to provide its educational robot and other resources to selected schools in Ghana.
Ericsson, Sigma Connectivity and Mobilaris advance 5G workforce safety
19-05-2021 | 00:07:00
Ericsson in partnership with Sigma Connectivity and Mobilaris, is helping to advance the next generation of 5G workforce safety for Industry 4.0.
Nokia launches blockchain-powered Data Marketplace for secure data trading and AI models
11-05-2021 | 09:10:54
Nokia has announced the launch of Nokia Data Marketplace as-a-service to facilitate secure sharing of data and AI models, enabling digital transformation and data monetization for enterprises.
[Uganda] MTN unveils gaming platform dubbed ‘MTN GoGames’
10-05-2021 | 10:36:00
MTN Uganda launched the first FREE gaming service of its kind in Africa dubbed “MTN GoGames”, which offers MTN customers access to a huge catalogue of mobile games, for FREE!
Angola Cables boosts capacity of MONET submarine cable network with Ciena technology
07-05-2021 | 08:35:30
With Ciena’s GeoMesh, Angola Cables added 2.2 Tbps of capacity to segments in the MONET network connecting Miami, Fortaleza, and São Paulo to enhance the performance of bandwidth-intensive cloud-based services.
Lacuna Fund announces second round of funding to projects supporting Natural Language Processing technologies Across Africa
29-04-2021 | 16:07:00
The partner organisations behind Lacuna Fund implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, announced the second cohort of supported projects.
Siemens and Google Cloud partner on AI-based solutions in manufacturing
20-04-2021 | 16:01:04
Google Cloud and Siemens, an innovation and technology company in industrial automation and software, have announced a new cooperation to optimize factory processes and improve productivity
Esri partner QSIT implements AI solution for Egyptian agriculture sector
16-04-2021 | 12:39:00
Esri , the global leader in location intelligence, announced the Egyptian partner Quality Standards for Information Technology (QSIT), has successfully implemented the Crop Mapping and Field Boundary Detection solution.
QSIT implements Artificial Intelligence solution for Egyptian agriculture sector
15-04-2021 | 14:36:24
To meet challenges such as crop disease, weed management, pest control, and irrigation, Agricultural Engineering Research Institute (AEnRI) sought to increase agricultural output in different regions all over Egypt.
Africa is ready to fight covid-19 with seven innovative data projects
14-04-2021 | 11:43:00
Agence Française de Développement (AFD) in its shared Innovation series highlights seven innovative programs created or developed by African countries to combat covid-19.
Gender inequality is meeting Artificial Intelligence in today's tech-applications
12-04-2021 | 11:08:00
Technological innovations like artificial intelligence (AI) promise to identify and close these gaps through claims of a more data-driven, objective approach.
Jio Haptik partners with iSON Xperiences to enable AI-powered customer service for enterprises in Africa
08-04-2021 | 10:48:00
The partnership forges the power of Conversational AI and Contact Centre Automation to personalize customer experiences, improve agent performance, and lower cost overheads for businesses.
inq. appoints Christian Wirtz as new Group CEO
06-04-2021 | 12:39:01
inq., the pan-African multi-cloud digital service provider, has appointed Dr. Christian Wirtz as its new Group CEO to take over from founding Group CEO Geoff Hardwick, who stepped down from the role.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Women key to Africa’s digital transformation
01-04-2021 | 16:27:54
Connecting women to the digital economy is critical to driving further economic growth and innovation on the African continent.
Zimbabwe agritech startup Farmhut secures investment to scale operations
30-03-2021 | 15:22:13
Zimbabwe agritech startup Farmhut has received $US100 000 investment from the Hult Prize Foundation. This follows through the Hult Prize accelerator program of the 2020 cohort.
Insurtech startup Curacel secures $450K pre-seed funding to drive insurance inclusion in Africa
30-03-2021 | 12:45:00
Curacel, an AI-powered platform for claims processing and fraud management in Africa, raised a $450,000 pre-seed funding in a round led by Atlantica Ventures and Consonance with participation from Kepple Ventures and other African angel investors.
Togolese government launches AI program Novissi to identify people in need
23-03-2021 | 07:45:08
Togo has launched a special aid program called Novissi (Solidarity, in English) which employs Artificial Intelligence (AI) to identify people in need who have been pushed into poverty due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
OPPO Reno5 series named the official smartphone partner of PUBG MOBILE Esports
22-03-2021 | 09:22:00
Global technology brand, OPPO today announced that its Reno5 Pro 5G and Reno5 5G smartphones have been selected as the designated smartphones for PUBG MOBILE Esports in the Middle East and Africa region.
Liquid expands to DRC with 2,500km fibre network
22-03-2021 | 07:13:00
Liquid Telecom, which this week changed its name, has expanded its terrestrial fibre network to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the first time.
MCIT partners with Thales to accelerate development of AI in Egypt
19-03-2021 | 10:28:00
The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) in Egypt has signed a MoU with Thales, a global company in high technology solutions to further develop Artificial Intelligence applications in the country.
[Interview] Lionel Mpfizi, CEO, Awesomity Lab, Rwanda
17-03-2021 | 10:25:00
Lionel Mpfizi is the CEO of Awesomity Lab, an award-winning software development company based in Kigali, Rwanda.
Liquid Telecom rebrands to Liquid Intelligent Technologies, expands to a consolidated technology group
16-03-2021 | 06:57:00
Liquid Intelligent Technologies, a pan-African technology group, announced the culmination of its extensive business transformation from being a telecommunications and digital services provider to a full one-stop-shop technology group.
Total, Microsoft partner to drive digital innovation, net zero goals
11-03-2021 | 12:46:00
Total and Microsoft announced an agrrement to collaborate as strategic partners to further digital transformation and support progress toward net zero emissions.
AfDB provides $1 million for AI-based national customer management systems in Ghana, Rwanda and Zambia
11-03-2021 | 06:02:42
The grant resources are from the special fund of the Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility (ADFI), a financing vehicle to accelerate digital financial inclusion across Africa.
[Nigeria] Comviva introduces Data Science-as-a-Service and AI workbench solutions
04-03-2021 | 12:13:32
Comviva has today announced the launch of its new Data-Science-as-a-Service (DSaaS) and AI workbench (MobiLytixAIX) solutions that accelerate the use of AI by Communications Service Providers (CSPs).
South African Educators develop mobile app for learning institutions
25-02-2021 | 13:34:42
The Invigilator mobile app was developed in South Africa by lecturers who recognised the challenges of infrastructural limitations and academic integrity with assessments faced in our new learning environments.
[South Africa] Honeywell And IDEMIA Partner to Develop Intelligent Building Offering
25-02-2021 | 13:18:53
Honeywell and IDEMIA, today announced a strategic alliance to create and cultivate an intelligent building ecosystem that provides a more seamless and enhanced experience for operators and occupants alike.
[Column] Howard Plaatjes: Technology - Decades of Disruption
18-02-2021 | 12:03:03
It’s safe to say that the past 10 years of technology have been stratospheric in the disruption they’ve brought and the changes they’ve wrought. Mobile networks have upgraded from 3G to 4G and now 5G.
[Column] Åsa Tamsons: IoT predictions in 2021 - smarter tech will make better business
18-02-2021 | 09:33:53
If 2020 was the year to mitigate and manage the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 is the year when "the new normal" becomes a cliché.
[Gabon] Artificial intelligence has become the latest conservation tool
15-02-2021 | 09:23:00
Artificial intelligence has emerged as a new weapon in the battle for wildlife conservation in Lopé National Park in Gabon.
Mauritius Commercial Bank taps Windward’s AI solution to optimize trade finance
11-02-2021 | 06:02:00
Windward, the Predictive Intelligence company applying AI to transform global maritime trade, and Mauritius Commercial Bank Ltd have announced a long-term, multi-year partnership to enhance MCB’s due diligence and monitoring processes linked to its commodity trade finance business.
[Column] Osama Al Zoub: 2021 Global Networking Trends Report: Business resiliency takes centre stage
05-02-2021 | 07:24:34
The report highlights the key enterprise network trends companies should consider ensuring they are well positioned to successfully navigate 2021.
[South Africa] Ford, Google partner to accelerate auto innovation, reinvent connected vehicle experience
04-02-2021 | 08:19:00
Ford and Google announced a strategic partnership to accelerate Ford’s transformation and reinvent the connected vehicle experience.
Visa introduces AI-Powered innovations for smarter payments
04-02-2021 | 07:58:59
Visa Inc. has announced VisaNet +AI, a suite of AI-powered services that address long-standing challenges and pain points for banks, merchants and consumers.
Shell, C3 AI, Baker Hughes and Microsoft launch Open AI Energy Initiative
03-02-2021 | 11:42:00
Shell, Baker Hughes and Microsoft announced the launch of the Open AI Energy Initiative™ (OAI), a first-of-its-kind open ecosystem of artificial intelligence (AI)-based solutions for the energy and process industries.
[Column] Diego Gutierrez: Digital tech trends in Africa for 2021
03-02-2021 | 10:26:17
Digital technology is a critical part of the continent’s response to the ongoing upheaval caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Adapting to these continuing challenges will shape the continent’s digital trends further in the months ahead. Here are some of the developments we can expect in 2021:
TechnoServe and Alteia partner to deploy AI solutions for climate-smart cashew programme in Benin
20-01-2021 | 08:45:08
TechnoServe and technology platform Alteia have announced that they have signed a partnership agreement that aims to improve cashew farming practices through the use of aerial drone imagery and artificial intelligence.
[Column] Gerhard Hartman: Artificial Intelligence is the future of finance
15-01-2021 | 14:34:00
The role of the chief financial officer (CFO) has expanded beyond the traditional gatekeeper to financial resources, chief accounting officer and head recordkeeper.
[Column] Sabelo Dlamini: The Slow-Motion AI Explosion
14-01-2021 | 07:00:32
AI has crept into systems and solutions with determined, algorithmic intensity, and it has layered its capabilities onto chatbots, APIs, neural networks, and business processes.
Kenyan AI startup Gro Intelligence raises $85m in Series B funding
12-01-2021 | 09:42:00
Kenyan AI-powered insights startup Gro Intelligence announced the raise of $85 million in Series B funding, co-led by Intel Capital, Africa Internet Ventures and the family offices of Ronald Lauder and Eric Zinterhofer.
Selina Wamucii launches AI powered tool to help African farmers fight locusts
06-01-2021 | 13:23:00
A free tool that will help farmers and pastoralists across Africa to predict and control locust behaviour has been launched. Dubbed, Kuzi, it is an AI-powered tool that generates a real-time heatmap of locusts across Africa, shows all potential migration routes, and gives a real-time locust breeding index.
Schlumberger, OMV announce enterprise deployment of AI and digital solutions
18-12-2020 | 08:24:00
Schlumberger and OMV Upstream have announced an enterprise-wide deployment of AI and digital solutions enabled by the cloud-based DELFI cognitive E&P environment, across OMV’s global operations.
HexGn, AFRIEF launch startup program to accelerate African youth careers
15-12-2020 | 08:03:00
HexGn, a consulting firm known for fast-tracking entrepreneurship and upcoming technologies globally, has joined hands with the Africa Islamic Economic Foundation (AFRIEF), to launch its flagship startup program, HexGn Startup Explore, in Africa.
[South Africa] Convergence Partners acquires additional $5m interest in Channel VAS
10-12-2020 | 08:49:00
ICT investment firm Convergence Partners announced it has acquired an additional $5 million interest in Channel VAS (CVAS), a fintech provider of mobile financial services across sub-Saharan Africa and beyond.
Blue Prism intelligent automation now available in AWS Marketplace
04-12-2020 | 07:41:25
Blue Prism announced the availability of Blue Prism intelligent automation software in AWS Marketplace, giving Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Blue Prism customers another avenue for automation in the cloud.
APT to develop AI solution to support offshore drilling efforts
02-12-2020 | 08:08:00
Norwegian oil services company Applied Petroleum Technology (APT) has received research funding to develop an artificial intelligence (AI) solution that can dramatically change how oil companies utilise biostratigraphic services to plan drilling programmes.
Webb Fontaine announces investments to open Artificial Intelligence R&D centre in Africa
01-12-2020 | 15:04:37
Webb Fontaine has announced crucial investments into Africa with plans to open an Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Centre in Africa.
[Column] Chen Lei: From Survive to Thrive, working together for a better Africa
16-11-2020 | 17:06:00
Technology is getting us through the pandemic, and technology can also drive our continent’s recovery in the post-pandemic era, writes Chen Lei, President of Huawei Southern Africa.
AI Media Group launches Africa’s first AI-focused free investment matchmaking service for African startups
16-11-2020 | 10:01:16
The AI Media Group has launched Africa’s first artificial intelligence (AI) focused, free investment matchmaking service which aims to connect African AI-focused startups to investors and venture capitalists.
AI startup ATLAN Space raises $1m Series A funding from Maroc Numeric Fund II for expansion
04-11-2020 | 09:39:00
Aerial vehicle Artificial Intelligence startup ATLAN Space has raised $1m Series A funding from Maroc Numeric Fund II with participation from Hilmi Law Firm and Cadex Group, for business expansion.
Mastercard launches AI-powered solution to protect banks from cyber attacks
04-11-2020 | 07:05:00
Mastercard has today announced a new AI-powered suite of tools that allows banks to assess cyber risk across their ecosystem and prevent potential breaches.
[South Africa] Blue Prism releases SAP Accelerators
20-10-2020 | 16:20:00
Driving innovation and disruption with smarter, more capable digital workers, Blue Prism announced new automation capabilities specifically designed for SAP® ECC and S/4HANA® enterprise users.
[Nigeria] Airsmat raises $100,000 investment to deepen AI application in agriculture
25-09-2020 | 09:28:00
AirSmat, a Nigeria-based Pan-African Software company, has received a boost of $100,000 from Zetogon as pre-seeding investment to help the organization on the journey to deliver world-class service in Africa.
FAO, IBM and Microsoft relaunch commitment towards developing AI practices to promote food security
25-09-2020 | 09:28:00
FAO, IBM and Microsoft relaunched a commitment towards developing forms of Artificial Intelligence (AI) that are inclusive and promote sustainable ways to achieve food and nutrition security.
Aruba invests in new state-of-the-art customer experience offering in South Africa
17-09-2020 | 15:22:00
Aruba Networks, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company (HPE), is now offering customers and partners tailored, first-hand experience of its solutions and technology through HPE’s first-ever Lighthouse Customer Experience Centre in South Africa.
Kenyan tech startup Xetova shortlisted for MIT 2020 health security & pandemics track
11-09-2020 | 15:21:00
Kenyan technology startup, xetova, has been named 2020 Global Solve finalist by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the health security and pandemics track.
Internet Solutions to rebrand to Dimension Data as the company consolidates businesses across Africa
07-09-2020 | 11:35:05
Integrated ICT services provider, Internet Solutions is set to rebrand and operate as Dimension Data by the end of this year in all its operating companies.
Network ‘As a Service’ adoption to grow by 41% in the next one to two years in EMEA, report
03-09-2020 | 13:32:00
In response to the pandemic, IT leaders in EMEA are now investing more in cloud-based and AI-powered networking technologies as business recovery plans take shape, according to research from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company.
CommunityWFM, Smartz Solutions partner to expand into the UK and South African contact center markets
02-09-2020 | 15:20:00
CommunityWFM, a leading workforce management (WFM) software vendor announced a partnership agreement with Smartz Solutions to fuel international growth.