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Nigeria bets on research and tech as it launches four year cancer control plan
24-04-2018 | 13:34:00
Nigeria has stepped up its fight against cancer with the launch of its National Cancer Control Plan 2018-2022.
[Column] Ashok Shah: Digital trends driving insurance in Africa
24-04-2018 | 11:04:00
The past few months have seen digital becoming more integrated with industry sectors across Africa. But it is the data-rich environment of insurance that has especially benefitted from this with several trends emerging that impact on the effectiveness of its delivery in the continent.
[South Africa] Vodacom launches SMS emergency service for the deaf
24-04-2018 | 10:22:42
Vodacom has launched the SMS Emergency Service for Deaf, hearing and speech impaired customers as part of its continued commitment to add value to the lives of all its customers.
WAZIUP is launching in Uganda
24-04-2018 | 10:22:00
The program that is co-designed by African people to create solutions can then be adapted to match local service needs has been implemented by 14 partners all over Africa and EU, in Uganda, it will be implemented by both Hive Colab and Women in Technology in Uganda
Agritech startup, Farmcrowdy, enables UK-based Nigerians to invest in poultry and local farms via mobile phones
24-04-2018 | 10:20:00
UK-based Nigerians are investing in Nigeria’s booming agricultural sector from the comfort of their homes, thanks to one and half year-old, VC-backed agritech platform, Farmcrowdy.
Limelight Networks opens point-of-presence at Teraco in South Africa
24-04-2018 | 09:59:23
Limelight Networks, a leader in digital content delivery, has announced the opening of a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) in South Africa, to drive Limelight’s commitment to building out infrastructure globally and create new industry partnerships in the region.
MTN Uganda largely fulfilled regulatory obligations but some areas still lack
24-04-2018 | 08:26:41
Whereas MTN has to a large extent complied with most of its license and regulatory obligations, there are a number of outstanding areas of non-compliance which must be addressed before UCC processes its application for renewal of a license, says Godfrey Mutabazi, the UCC executive director in the report.
Rwanda telecom market continues to develop strongly, market research shows
24-04-2018 | 07:58:00
The report contains an overview and analysis of Rwanda’s telecommunications market, profiles of the major players in all market sectors, relevant statistics and analysis, and mobile subscriber forecasts to 2023.
[South Africa] HPS increases Africa presence with Johannesburg office
24-04-2018 | 06:45:10
HPS, a multinational company and provider of electronic payment solutions has increased its presence within Africa with a new office in Johannesburg, South Africa.
[South Africa] .ZA Domain Name Authority to offer unique registration platform for registered companies
24-04-2018 | 06:11:00
South African companies now have an opportunity to register domain names at cost price through the Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission.
Ecobank launches Fintech Challenge competition for African start-ups
23-04-2018 | 12:54:00
Pan-African banking group Ecobank, is inviting African fintech entrepreneurs to enter its Ecobank Fintech Challenge.Now in its second year, the initiative gives African start-ups the chance to promote their fintech solutions.
MainOne’s West Africa expansion gets boost with Cote d’Ivoire license
23-04-2018 | 11:14:00
As part of its West Africa expansion, connectivity and data centre solutions operator MainOne has secured a license to expand national and international connectivity services in Cote d’Ivoire.
[Column] Jim Ovia: Fintech and the future of the Nigerian Banking Industry
23-04-2018 | 09:32:00
With the saturation of the mobile phone market in Nigeria and the advent of Financial Technology startups (FINTECH) in the financial services industry, the Nigerian polity has witnessed higher financial inclusion amongst the underbanked and unbanked.
Visa unveils the first Visa Everywhere Initiative targeting young developers in Sub Saharan Africa
23-04-2018 | 08:32:00
Visa has announced the launch of the first Visa Everywhere Initiative for Sub Saharan Africa to young developers.
South Africa film and television industry attracts more foreign direct investment
23-04-2018 | 08:30:00
The South African Film and Television Industry continues to attract Foreign Direct Investment from Hollywood’s major studios and creating employment for the services sector despite the economic challenges that South Africa experiences.
MDBs launch new platform to coordinate support for economic migration and forced displacement
23-04-2018 | 06:46:00
Seven Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) launched a new platform to enhance their collaboration on economic migration and forced displacement today on the margins of the IMF-World Bank Group Spring Meetings.
Mobile Outfitters Africa opens first continental shop in South Africa
20-04-2018 | 13:00:00
U.S. manufacturer and innovator of mobile accessories Mobile Outfitters Africa has officially opened its first outlet in Africa at Mall of Africa, South Africa's largest shopping mall and home to over 300 shops, many of which are flagship stores.
Sky.Garden partners with Interswitch to launch Instant mobile money seller payment options for its vendors
20-04-2018 | 11:11:22
eCommerce company Sky.Garden has made groundbreaking implementations to its payments module to ensure real-time payments to their sellers after signing a deal with digital payments firm Interswitch.
[Kenya] Africa Data Centers opens new floor at Nairobi data centre facility
20-04-2018 | 08:04:00
Africa Data Centres,part of the pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has today opened a new floor at East Africa Data Centre (EADC) in Nairobi, Kenya.
Vodacom becomes first African mobile network to exceed 80 per cent population coverage on 4G
20-04-2018 | 06:05:26
Vodacom has become the first African mobile network to exceed 80% population coverage on 4G.
[Column] Kehad Snydewel: Our work and lives 'smartified' by the Internet of Things
19-04-2018 | 18:10:00
The digital revolution has well and truly been embraced by Namibia and Namibians.Apart from spending most of our time online on social media, we are now seeing a shift to real world benefits enabled through connectivity.
Zimbabwe’s Golix expands to South Africa
19-04-2018 | 10:34:00
Zimbabwe’s cryptocurrency exchange, Golix, has coordinated a partnership withBlockstarters, South Africa’s blockchain hub and incubator, in a move that will see the exchange tapping into a new highly economic active market.
African Development Bank, African Institute of Mathematics and Science to transform industry-led research in Africa
19-04-2018 | 09:20:00
The African Development Bank and the African Institute of Mathematics and Sciences (AIMS) have initiated a relationship aimed at building an industry-led research institution in the league of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Economic growth in Africa rebounds, but not fast enough - World Bank analysis
19-04-2018 | 08:41:00
Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth is projected to reach 3.1 percent in 2018, and to average 3.6 percent in 2019–20, says Africa’s Pulse, a bi-annual analysis of the state of African economies conducted by the World Bank, released today.
Diamond bank partners with MTN, VISA and Microsoft to unveil TECHFEST
19-04-2018 | 08:05:00
Nigeria’s technology space is set to witness experiential platform with the unveiling of TechFest by Diamond Bank Plc in partnership with MTN, Visa, Microsoft, NIBSS, Deloitte and Touche, Interswitch and Beat FM.
Digital technologies provide fertile ground for Africa, European Union
19-04-2018 | 06:04:00
European Union Commissioner Mariya Gabriel has reiterated Europe’s commitment to help Africa build a single digital market, so that e-commerce can pave the way to better jobs and greater equality on the continent.
[South Africa] Vodacom set to launch Microsoft Azure solutions
18-04-2018 | 13:08:38
Vodacom, in partnership with Microsoft have announced that they will be launching Microsoft Azure solutions available to customers in June.
[South Africa] Vodacom set to launch Microsoft Azure solutions
18-04-2018 | 13:03:54
Vodacom, in partnership with Microsoft have announced that they will be launching Microsoft Azure solutions available to customers in June.
[Column] Hannes Venter: Tomorrow's smart cities will need equally smart utilities
18-04-2018 | 11:05:00
Sustainable energy consumption and 'green' energy production at home is becoming a new lifestyle.
Bank of Uganda launches a new automated clearing house system
17-04-2018 | 14:25:00
A fully automated clearing house will offer a reduction in the time required to clear a cheque to two days and eventually to a single day. The beneficiaries of cheques will, therefore, receive their funds more rapidly according to Bank of Uganda.
Uganda Civil Society condemns proposed taxation of Over the Top Services
17-04-2018 | 14:04:00
Use of social media and OTT services has also led to an increase in consumers’ demand for data services provided by mobile network operators, thus users are already paying telecom operators fees for using the broadband services over which these services operate, Uganda Civil Society.
Siemens and Anglo American Platinum collaborate on digital skills development in Africa
17-04-2018 | 09:29:53
Currently, one of the most debated topics influencing innovation is digitization and its impact on the future of employment.
[Kenya] Mobile commerce deals pass $10b mark
17-04-2018 | 09:09:34
The value of mobile commerce transactions in Kenya has passed the Ksh1 trillion ($10 billion) mark for the first time.
IBITx Software announces new African brand to focus on blockchain incubation and commercialization
17-04-2018 | 08:03:01
IBITX Software Inc. has announced its new African brand, AFRIBITx.com.
William Mzimba appointed Africa’s Chief Officer for Vodacom Business
17-04-2018 | 07:21:00
Vodacom Group has appointed William Mzimba as Chief Officer for Vodacom Business with effect from 1 May 2018.
New portal eases international trade information access for Rwanda traders
16-04-2018 | 13:04:00
Rwanda Revenue Authority andTradeMark East Africa have launched The Rwanda Trade Portal.
[Nigeria] Konga and Yudala merge e-commerce operations
16-04-2018 | 09:50:00
Konga, Nigerian online mall and Yudala, African composite e-commerce company have officially announced a merger of their operations which will see them effectively become the biggest organized retail and e-commerce/marketplace outfit on the African continent.
Tigo Tanzania achieves global mobile money certification
16-04-2018 | 06:30:00
Tigo Tanzania’s mobile financial services business, Tigo Pesa, has received the GSMA Mobile Money Certification, recognizing Tigo’s ability to deliver safe, transparent, reliable and more resilient services that promote consumer rights and prevent malicious transactions.
Diamond Trust Bank partners with WorldRemit to launch instant money transfers to Kenya
13-04-2018 | 13:04:00
Global digital money transfer service WorldRemit has joined forces with Diamond Trust Bank Kenya Limited (DTB) to further expand money transfer in the region.
Diamond Trust Bank partners with WorldRemit to launch instant money transfers to Kenya
13-04-2018 | 13:04:00
Global digital money transfer service WorldRemit has joined forces with Diamond Trust Bank Kenya Limited (DTB) to further expand money transfer in the region.
[Kenya] Safaricom’s voice market share declines as competitors gain
13-04-2018 | 13:00:00
Safaricom’s share of the mobile voice market and subscriptions dropped by 4.4 and 2.8 percentage points respectively in the three months to December 2017, according to data from the Communications Authority of Kenya, CA.
[Kenya] Safaricom’s voice market share declines as competitors gain
13-04-2018 | 13:00:00
Safaricom’s share of the mobile voice market and subscriptions dropped by 4.4 and 2.8 percentage points respectively in the three months to December 2017, according to data from the Communications Authority of Kenya, CA.
[Kenya] MPESA awarded GSMA mobile money certification
13-04-2018 | 06:34:11
Safaricom’s M-PESA service has scored another feat after successfully passing the GSMA Mobile Money Certification, a global initiative that defines and promotes excellence in the provision of mobile money services.
[South Africa] Vio Digital launches blockchain-based money transfer app
13-04-2018 | 06:31:00
South African Fintech start-up, Vio Digital, is using blockchain to make it easier for people to transfer money from person to person anywhere in the world, introducing a new method of international money transfer.
[Kenya] MPESA awarded GSMA mobile money certification
13-04-2018 | 06:23:14
Safaricom’s M-PESA service has scored another feat after successfully passing the GSMA Mobile Money Certification, a global initiative that defines and promotes excellence in the provision of mobile money services.
[South Africa] Vio Digital launches blockchain-based money transfer app
13-04-2018 | 06:19:37
South African Fintech start-up, Vio Digital, is using blockchain to make it easier for people to transfer money from person to person anywhere in the world, introducing a new method of international money transfer.
Siemens invests in Ghana’s energy and engineering
13-04-2018 | 06:15:32
Ghana’s steady socio-economic development over the past few years has made it one of Africa’s fastest growing success stories, but to compete with the world’s strongest nations more investment in energy infrastructure and skills development is required.
Uganda youth ICT innovators receive government funding
12-04-2018 | 18:16:00
Twelve innovators youth groups have been awarded UGX 2.5bn or US $ 695,000 under the Uganda National ICT Initiatives Support Programme
[Namibia] Vivo Energy launches Shell fuel card to enhance customers’ convenience
12-04-2018 | 13:07:00
Vivo Energy Namibia, the company that markets and distributes Shell fuels and lubricants in Namibia, has launched the Shell Fuel Card to the market.
Nigerian Fintech startup Zoto grows transaction base by 56%
12-04-2018 | 12:08:00
Zoto, a product of Hedonmark Management Services Limited and Nigeria’s growing payment solution, today announces that its transacting user base and order volume grew by 56% and 200% respectively.
PayGate rebrands, extends reach into Africa
12-04-2018 | 06:43:12
In a further move to optimize its service offering, DPO Group, Direct Pay Online, will be rolling up its Southern African payment service providers (PSP’s) group into the consolidated brand of DPO PayGate.
[Kenya] Britam launches unit-linked investment product
11-04-2018 | 13:32:00
Britam has launched a unit-linked investment product which offers customers the opportunity to earn high returns while providing them with life insurance protection cover.
African Businesses to license ONEm’s Internet-like service technology
11-04-2018 | 12:02:48
ONEm Communications is bringing internet-like services to millions of people without the internet. On any ordinary mobile, users can engage in group communication with each other like people do on the internet.
Africa's tech talent finds its place in the global economy
11-04-2018 | 09:54:48
Jackie Macharia, a 26-year-old software developer based in Nairobi, works for a company headquartered in London that sets up solar panels in India.
Reshaad Sha appointed Liquid Telecom South Africa CEO
11-04-2018 | 06:30:00
Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has appointed Reshaad Sha as CEO of Liquid Telecom South Africa, effective June 1, 2018.
TradeMark East Africa and Central Corridor Transit Transport Facilitation Agency sign financing agreement
11-04-2018 | 06:25:57
TradeMark East Africa, TMEA and the Central Corridor Transit Transport Facilitation Agency, CCTTFA, have signed a financing agreement geared towards strengthening and enhancing the Central Corridor Transport Observatory, CCTO.
Web Assets Nigeria announces new tool to fight crime and terrorism
11-04-2018 | 06:19:00
Web Assets Nigeria Limited has announced that the Hawk Eye Global Crime Reporting System is now available to Nigerians in Federal Capital Territory and Lagos to report crime and other incidents to law enforcement.
MTN, Ecobank sign mobile banking partnership
10-04-2018 | 13:55:44
Telecommunication company MTN has announced its collaboration with Ecobank to offer more value to their respective customers by expanding the scope of their partnership, enabling both companies to leverage each other’s assets.
Not enough IT staff to realise Uganda e-government dream
10-04-2018 | 13:52:00
A national IT survey 2017/18 report released last week shows that within government ministries, agencies and governments or MDAs, ICT personnel account for only 1.9% of the total workforce up from 1.6% in 2012/13. There is also a gender bias among ICT personnel with 31.2% female vs. 68.8% male.
The Africa Channel and Côte Ouest announce production, licensing and distribution partnership
10-04-2018 | 13:48:09
The Africa Channel and Côte Ouest have announced they have signed a broad-ranging strategic alliance in which the parties will jointly pursue distribution, licensing and production opportunities across the globe.
WorldRemit partners with Lebara to connect new customers to its money transfer service to Africa
10-04-2018 | 10:24:00
Lebara and WorldRemit, two leading brands serving international residents, have entered into a strategic partnership making WorldRemit the exclusive global money transfer partner of Lebara.
Citizens portal to ease government online services access
10-04-2018 | 09:44:00
The National Information Technology Authority of Uganda or NITA-U has set up the e-citizens portal, http://ecitizen.go.ug/, a one-stop online center for Government online services.
[Column] Dominique Collett: Regtech - the new fintech, driven by complex financial regulations
10-04-2018 | 09:03:00
“There are three elements driving interest in regulatory technology (regtech) in South Africa and abroad, explains Dominique Collett, senior investment executive at Rand Merchant Investment Holdings and head of AlphaCode, a club for fintech entrepreneurs.
African Union Commission launches online knowledge management platform
10-04-2018 | 08:52:00
The African Union Commission has made its foray into the cyber world by officially unveiling its online Knowledge Management (KM) platform of the African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF).
Vodacom Business Nigeria and Intelsat sign agreement to expand broadband connectivity throughout West Africa
10-04-2018 | 08:36:00
Intelsat S.A, has announced that Vodacom Business Nigeria has signed an agreement for satellite services to expand its enterprise broadband networks and enable new and enhanced services throughout West Africa.
KWHCoin enters Kenya through partnership with Nurse In Hand Emergency Response
10-04-2018 | 07:49:00
KWHCoin, the blockchain-based renewable energy company using a digital currency that converts renewable distributed energy resources to digital tokens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Nurse In Hand (NIH) Emergency Response.
$1 billion in transactions processed on Ecobank Mobile App in Africa in 18 months
10-04-2018 | 06:56:00
The Ecobank Mobile App, a single, unified financial services application across 33 African countries, has processed 9 million transactions worth over $1 billion since launch less than 18 months ago.
Liquid Telecom Kenya drives the rise of E-sports in Kenya and Africa
09-04-2018 | 13:08:20
Liquid Telecom Kenya, part of the pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, is delivering free ‘gamer-quality’ internet connection for the Pro Series Gaming tournament in Nairobi, which is offering East Africa’s largest gaming prizes yet of $10,000.
Teraco surpasses 12,000 interconnects and predicts more growth across Africa
09-04-2018 | 12:56:00
African vendor of neutral colocation data centre, Teraco, is Africa’s most densely interconnected Data Centre with over 12,000 interconnects and growing at an impressive rate of ±500 interconnects per quarter.
[Nigeria] Fintech startup Zoto grows transaction base by 56%
09-04-2018 | 11:21:00
Zoto, a product of Hedonmark Management Services Limited and Nigeria’s growing payment solution, today announces that its transacting user base and order volume grew by 56% and 200% respectively in the last financial year.
[Kenya] Safaricom partners with Paypal and Transferto to allow transfer of funds to and from MPESA
09-04-2018 | 09:20:00
Safaricom, PayPal and TransferTo have announced a collaboration on a new service that will allow movement of funds between M-PESA and PayPal accounts, a huge boost to international eCommerce.
Association of African Exhibition Organisers signs strategic agreement with Italian trade fair body
09-04-2018 | 07:53:10
The Association of African Exhibition Organisers has signed a strategic agreement with its Italian counterpart, the Italian Exhibition and Trade Fair Association, to support bilateral growth and collaboration.
Huawei CloudAIR solution to benefit carriers in Africa
09-04-2018 | 07:41:00
Global ICT solutions provider Huawei says its CloudAIR solution will benefit South African and African carriers who are affected by a lack of spectrum but have a need to improve both coverage and capacity.
[Kenya] KenolKobil launches fuel management mobile app
06-04-2018 | 11:42:00
Oil marketer KenolKobil has launched a new fuel application, K-Wallet, an easy-to-use fuel management app that adds convenience to both individual and corporate customers.
South Africa, Kenya and Morocco drive Africa online retail sales, yStats.com report
06-04-2018 | 11:37:51
Online retail sales in Africa accounted for less than one per cent of the global total last year, even though some nations have already undergone a rapid growth period.
Mobiclicks and SilverPush partner to launch automated TV sync platform in Africa
06-04-2018 | 09:07:13
The Magnifi TV sync platform was launched in South Africa towards the middle of 2017 in a partnership with Mobilclicks, a leading mobile media company and its technology partner Silverpush.
[South Africa] Vodacom unveils Trade Direct portal to connect small businesses with new markets and opportunities
06-04-2018 | 06:49:00
Small businesses have the potential to create jobs even under conditions of weak growth. They also carry the prospects of leading the way to a more thriving future for the country.
Zanzibar launches online food and drug regulatory services portal
06-04-2018 | 06:41:07
The regulation activities of food, drug, cosmetics and medical devices in Zanzibar will now be done online.So, will be the issuance of import and export permits for the said goods.
[Interview] Shane Leahy, CEO, Tola Mobile
05-04-2018 | 13:06:28
Tola Mobile has positioned itself as a one stop shop for merchants to connect with different types of mobile wallets, offering an easy process to take payments from across several markets and industries.
Viper Networks and Apollo complete first African smart cities solution in Nigeria
05-04-2018 | 09:22:49
Viper Networks Inc. in partnership with Apollo Smart Lights and Apollo INT’L SAL, has completed the first Smart Cities Solution deployment in Africa.
[South Africa] Former DiData CEO invests R10m into emerging social networking platform, Gather Online
05-04-2018 | 09:11:00
Gather Online has today announced former Dimension Data chief executive, Brett Dawson, will be joining its board of Directors as Chairman, accompanying his investment of R10 million to support the company’s planned international expansion.
Ecobank mobile app reaches 4 million users milestone in Africa
05-04-2018 | 07:20:00
The upgraded version of Ecobank’s mobile app has attracted 3 million new customers in six months, taking the total number of users to four million.
[Nigeria] Farmcrowdy bolsters farmland by 175% with launch of 7,500 new acres
05-04-2018 | 07:11:00
Farmcrowdy, Nigerian digital agriculture platform which allows Nigerians to venture in and sponsor agriculture, today announces the launch of 7,500 acres of new maize and rice farms in Nigerian states, Kaduna and Kwara.
Mall for Africa launches affiliate program in Africa
05-04-2018 | 07:04:00
Mall for Africa, the e-commerce and m-commerce platform, announced today the launch of its affiliate program. Those who refer traffic to the Mall for Africa website will receive an affiliate fee every time one of their readers makes a purchase.
Liquid Telecom Rwanda partners with Impact Hub Kigali to nurture digital innovation
05-04-2018 | 07:02:00
Liquid Telecom Rwanda, part of the pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has announced a partnership with Impact Hubs, a global network of innovation labs.
Raghav Prasad appointed Mastercard Division President for Sub Saharan Africa
04-04-2018 | 12:08:00
Spurred on by the company’s steady growth in Sub-Saharan Africa and in line with its focus on investing in the continent, Mastercard has appointed Raghav Prasad as Division President for Sub-Saharan Africa.
[Nigeria] Terragon raises $5million from TLcom Capital to scale data and marketing technology platform for Africa
04-04-2018 | 08:44:04
Terragon, Africa’s leading mobile marketing company has closed a $5 million funding round led by Africa-focused TLcom Capital with participation from other investors.
MTN Nigeria and Huawei complete commercial deployment of RuralStar 2.0
04-04-2018 | 06:22:38
MTN Nigeria and Huawei have completed commercial deployment of the RuralStar 2.0 solution.
Zambia launches online investment to spur FDIs
04-04-2018 | 06:15:12
The Zambian iGuide, an electronic investment platform, has been launched with technical support from the Economic Commission for Africa and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
[Interview] Peter-John Woest, Sales Manager, CAD4Africa, South Africa
03-04-2018 | 12:56:00
Peter-John Woest is Sales Manager in the South African eCommerce site, CAD4Africa, a provider of design technology that is now expanding into Nigeria and Kenya.
Baker McKenzie forecasts a drop in financial deals in Africa and the Middle East in 2018
03-04-2018 | 11:03:00
Baker McKenzie’s Global Transactions Forecast, developed in association with Oxford Economics predicts that financial sector M&A in Africa and the Middle East will drop to US$9 billion in 2018, down sharply from US$29.5 in 2017.
GameMine partners with ChopUp to distribute Africa- themed mobile games worldwide
29-03-2018 | 12:56:13
GameMine Inc., a US-based mobile game publisher, is announcing today it is partnering with African mobile game development company, ChopUp, to distribute the company's African-themed mobile games worldwide.
Growing demand for senior leaders in burgeoning African fintech sector
29-03-2018 | 10:37:00
With the rapid and sustained growth of the fintech sector in East Africa, particularly in Kenya, there has been a sharp rise in demand for skilled leaders to fill positions, and companies are looking globally - and to South Africa specifically - in their talent search.
[South Africa] SMME IoT and SqwidNet sign partnership to connect one million devices
29-03-2018 | 09:42:17
Ecosystem management solutions and IoT strategy provider, SMME IoT has signed a channel partnership agreement with SqwidNet to connect 1 million devices within the next 3 to 5 years in South Africa.
Africa set for smart censuses through mobile tech and internet by 2020
29-03-2018 | 06:13:00
By 2020, African countries will fully exploit mobile devices and the internet to conduct demographic and housing censuses more speedily, hence enhancing decision making for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Sodexo Kenya targets employers with digital lunch scheme to boost staff productivity
29-03-2018 | 06:03:37
Over 60 companies across major Kenyan cities have embraced an innovative digital lunch scheme for their staff in a low cost arrangement hailed as pivotal in boosting staff productivity, retention and companies’ profitability.
Spending on smart city technologies in Africa and Middle East tipped to reach $1.26 billion in 2018, IDC report
28-03-2018 | 13:41:28
Spending on the technologies that enable Smart City initiatives is forecast to reach $1.26 billion for Africa and Middle East region in 2018, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC).
Arbitrade buys four gold casts of Nelson Mandela’s hands for $10 million in bitcoin
28-03-2018 | 11:08:42
Canadian crypto-currency exchange firm Arbitrade bought four casts from South African businessman Malcolm Duncan.
[South Africa] Hewlett Packard Enterprise acquires Cape Networks
28-03-2018 | 07:18:00
Information technology multinational Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced a definitive agreement to purchase privately-held Cape Networks based in Cape Town, South Africa, and San Francisco.
Siemens hands over industrial automation equipment to 13 engineering faculties across Africa to boost digitization skills
28-03-2018 | 06:52:00
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is having a disruptive effect on economies and the development of digital skills is vital.