10-22-2021 | 15:53:19
Payday, a Pan-African fintech startup announced it has joined Techstars Toronto Accelerator program.
10-22-2021 | 15:49:00
The Africa Blockchain Center (The ABC), a Kenyan startup focused on building technology capacity and offering blockchain solutions to key sectors, raised a $7x figure investment from Next Chymia Consulting.
10-22-2021 | 11:26:29
Lleida.net and the international organization Smart Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in the digitization of all types of public processes through the use of the SaaS services belonging to the Spanish company.
10-22-2021 | 09:08:00
Pan-African digital payments hub MFS Africa signed an agreement to acquire Baxi, one of Nigeria's super-agent networks. The deal, which is subject to approval from the Central Bank of Nigeria, will be the second highest fintech acquisition in Nigeria to date.
10-21-2021 | 23:58:45
Africell Group's Chairman and CEO opens Africell's new data center in Luanda with the help of Angola's National Director for Telecommunications and Information Technologies and US Ambassador to Angola.
10-21-2021 | 23:48:10
Liquid Intelligent Technologies was awarded the Best African Wholesale Carrier for the 10th consecutive year at The Global Carrier Awards ceremony in London last night.
10-21-2021 | 14:31:00
Brass, a Nigerian digital bank delivering easy access to affordable premium banking services for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs), has today secured $1.7mn in funding.
10-21-2021 | 13:17:00
Equity Bank has revamped its online banking offering, previously known as Eazzy Net, in line with the bank’s One Equity strategy to provide a seamless customer experience across all banking channels.
10-21-2021 | 13:11:00
Kaspersky experts noticed increased activity from fraudsters stealing passwords by using special malware called Trojan-PSW
10-21-2021 | 12:20:43
In a country-first for Malawi, mobile money service provider TNM Mpamba has launched a Mastercard debit card, enabling its customers – even those without bank accounts – to make safe and seamless in-person and online digital payments on the Mastercard network.
10-21-2021 | 12:03:00
Mondia Digital has integrated all of its technology, content and services into the easy-to-use VodaPay Super App environment. It is also responsible for connecting third-party content providers into this ecosystem.
10-21-2021 | 11:40:47
The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) has seen a considerable increase in traffic as major telco players look for direct access to markets in the US and South America.
10-21-2021 | 11:27:00
Safaricom had the highest internet speeds among top providers in Kenya in Q3 2021. This is according to Ookla's Q3 Internet Performance Report on the state of Kenya's mobile and fixed networks released this week.
10-21-2021 | 08:48:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB), signed a grant agreement for $500,000 with Y’ello Digital Financial Services (YDFS), a fintech subsidiary of MTN Nigeria, to be used for a study into factors hampering access to finance for women in northern Nigeria.
10-21-2021 | 08:36:41
Eddie Ndichu has been the CEO of the Singapore and Kenyan-based Fintech startup, while his twin brother Paul Ndichu was the Executive Director. Elizabeth Kariuki who is the Chief Operating Officer will now take over as interim CEO.
10-22-2021 | 06:46:00
This has been a very interesting week in tech in Africa. We covered a number of great announcements from a number of tech companies in the region, especially startups.
10-21-2021 | 13:34:00
By combining the forces of AI, private and public security, crime can be fought in a collective, coordinated, and proactive way. Safety should be a basic human right, not a privilege. And now, it can be.
10-21-2021 | 08:17:00
n what felt like the blink of an eye, the work landscape was transformed as the pandemic spread across the world in 2020.
10-19-2021 | 10:23:54
Think about how you do business today compared to just a few years ago. Customer service was measured by metrics like how many rings there were before your service department answered. In addition, were your retail staff smiling and pleasant, and did your team respond to a customer email timeously.
10-18-2021 | 14:34:00
Data centres are a growing investment opportunity in Africa. These increased investments is a clear indication that cloud adoption in the region has reached new heights
10-18-2021 | 08:58:51
Every business needs comprehensive protection including a cloud-based email security solution that reduces the complexity of protecting companies from malware, spam and data leakage.
10-18-2021 | 08:23:31
According to the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA) 2021 State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money, the number of registered mobile money accounts grew by 12.7% globally in 2021 to 1.21 billion accounts
10-15-2021 | 07:45:23
Global software giant Oracle this week announced that it has chosen Johannesburg as the site of its first African data centre.
10-14-2021 | 15:23:55
According to Ryan Mer, Managing Director, eftsure Africa, a Know Your Payee™ (KYP) platform provider, fraudsters are constantly finding new ways to exploit vulnerabilities and attack corporate payment systems.
10-14-2021 | 07:04:00
African unicorns have made big news in recent months, with four startups having recently reached a $1 billion valuation or more this year alone, taking the total up to seven.
10-13-2021 | 08:07:00
Mobile transacting is fast becoming the golden egg of financial services – and nowhere more so than in Africa.
10-11-2021 | 17:58:19
Cloud is transforming teaching and learning as we know it, while fast-tracking education improvement from primary school to university across Africa.
10-11-2021 | 10:54:00
With the large-scale migration of business data and IT services to the cloud – particularly in light of the global pandemic driving a 35 percent increase in online traffic – there has been a notable rise in global data centre construction.
10-11-2021 | 08:04:06
Safeguards governing the processing and storage of patient data are required and will be bolstered by the introduction of the Protection of Personal Information Act, No 4 of 2012 (PoPIA).
10-11-2021 | 07:27:00
With COVID-19 accelerating the digital transformation of businesses, many organisations were forced to adopt a work-from-home strategy, and customers began to increasingly purchase goods and services online.