08-16-2018 | 14:23:37
Zambia expects to raise $22 million annually in new tax on internet phone calls.
The cabinet approved on Monday, a 30 ngwee (0.3 kwacha; $0.03) daily tariff charged on online phone calls.
08-16-2018 | 12:50:43
Safaricom, Kenya’s largest telecommunication service provider is in the process of developing a framework that will deal with the sim card swap fraud.
08-16-2018 | 12:45:00
Global customer engagement company, Clickatell, is an authorized WhatsApp business solution provider.
08-16-2018 | 11:58:05
Liquid Telecom Kenya has today announced plans to roll out the Internet of Things (IoT) network across Kenya.
08-16-2018 | 10:38:00
Mines, a Nigerian fintech startup re-inventing credit in emerging markets, has closed a Series A round of $13M led by The Rise Fund, a global fund managed by TPG Growth.
08-16-2018 | 10:35:00
Telecom Egypt has announced its quarter two 2018 financial results ending 30 June 2018 with a strong operational performance indicating the success of its long-term investment strategy.
08-16-2018 | 09:10:00
To enhance the ease of doing business (EODB) and technology inclusiveness for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Madesoftlogic has unveiled ESOPOS, a cloud based Point of Sale (POS) software.
08-16-2018 | 06:54:34
OKash, the microlending app developed by OPay has become the first microlending app to implement face recognition system.
08-16-2018 | 06:10:00
Kenya has challenged the African continent to speak with one voice at global ICT decision-making forums.
08-15-2018 | 13:28:00
Delta Air Lines has entered into a codeshare partnership with Kenya Airways on flights to and from Kenya Airways’ hub at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
08-15-2018 | 12:13:20
Kenyan based delivery platform Sendy has reduced prices of pickup, van and truck deliveries by up to 33%. According to the company, the price cut is aimed at bringing more small and medium businesses to do deliveries through the Sendy platform.
08-15-2018 | 08:37:00
Visa has today announced a strategic partnership with Maxcom Africa PLC to enable more than 30,000 retailers in Tanzania to accept Visa on mobile payments.
08-15-2018 | 08:04:00
Mobile phones have become pivotal platforms for digital and financial inclusion, in particular for millions of people in underserved communities, complementing efforts of governments and private sector partners.
08-15-2018 | 07:36:00
South Africans can now use Masterpass, a global digital payment service by Mastercard, to pay for goods and services at over 20,000 Zapper merchants in South Africa using their smartphones.
08-15-2018 | 06:42:44
Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has signed a new partnership with Safaricom to enable instant cross-border money transfer to M-PESA accounts in Kenya.
08-16-2018 | 10:49:34
More African retailers are now adopting mobile payments, allowing their customers to pay for goods and services using mobile money.
08-14-2018 | 07:12:00
Africa’s largest tech, media and telecoms festival returns to Cape Town’s CTICC, you can take your place amongst the world’s leading innovators
08-13-2018 | 10:02:00
Few modes of transport evoke such a sense of history and romanticism as rail.
08-09-2018 | 11:03:43
This has been perhaps one of the busiest weeks for African startups seeking funding to improve the operations or products.
08-09-2018 | 09:14:39
The business landscape is changing, it’s no secret. The Fourth Industrial Revolution has already begun to shift the business landscape.
08-03-2018 | 10:51:56
With a growing body of research pointing to improved efficiency and cost savings for institutions that have embraced innovation, technology has this week informed business decisions across public and private sectors.
07-31-2018 | 07:30:00
Africa's digital economy will be built on mobile platforms, creating exciting opportunities for farsighted mobile operators to play a key role in the continent's digital revolution.
07-30-2018 | 11:33:00
Shape Digital Africa at the biggest online event in African tech & telecoms
07-25-2018 | 10:15:00
With Africa blazing the trail in innovations driven primarily by a new breed of young, intelligent and overly enthusiastic techies, international institutions have been lining up to tap into these innovators.
07-19-2018 | 10:50:00
In Africa, intra regional trade accounts for a paltry 15 per cent of all trading compared to Europe where trade between the region’s nations stand at 70 per cent and Asia’s 51 per cent.
07-18-2018 | 06:41:33
International shipping could be among the first industries to embrace the commercial benefits of blockchain-based smart contracts.
07-12-2018 | 10:32:44
This has perhaps been one of the busiest weeks for Africa tech companies seeking to increase connectivity as rolling of infrastructure and boosting existing network services took center stage
07-11-2018 | 11:23:00
The manufacturing sector is set to evolve thanks to the rise of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Specifically focused on industries with machinery and production processes, IIoT will significantly enhance manufacturing.
07-09-2018 | 09:43:00
According to the World Bank's most recent report on Global Economic Prospects, despite the broad global recovery currently underway, Africa still faces substantial downside risks, especially relating to challenges with subdued productivity and potential growth.
07-06-2018 | 10:12:22
Uganda has been on the news this week as being the first country in the region to introduce tax on platforms that that offer Over-The-Top services such as VoIP, instant messaging, and video streaming.