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MTN GlobalConnect launches 5G International roaming in South Africa with Smart Communications

09-20-2021 | 10:34:38
MTN South Africa network will be the first mobile operator in Africa to provide access to 5G technology to customers from the Philippines through its international roaming agreement with Smart Communications, Inc.

Kaspersky releases its first Transparency Report

09-20-2021 | 09:57:56
Cybersecurity company Kaspersky has publicly shared information on requests received from government and law enforcement agencies, and users for data and technical expertise in 2020 and H1 2021.

Mastercard launches global Sustainability Innovation Lab

09-20-2021 | 09:50:00
Mastercard has announced the launch of its new Sustainability Innovation Lab, which will spearhead the further development of the company’s portfolio of environmentally conscious digital products and solutions

[Kenya] LG expands retail network with new shop at Thika Road Mall

09-20-2021 | 09:05:34
LG Electronics (LG) has unveiled a new brand shop at Thika Road Mall (TRM) as it steps up a campaign to take its products and services closer to consumers.

[Kenya] Equity Bank granted global certifications On IT Service and Information Security Management Systems

09-17-2021 | 10:07:12
ISO 20000 shows that the Bank’s service management system is robust enough in the delivery of all IT-related services and is also aligned with its current and future needs.

African fintech platform Finclusion raises $20m funding to fuel growth in East and South African markets

09-17-2021 | 08:34:00
African fintech platform Finclusion Group has secured $20 million in a funding round with fintech debt financing provider, Lendable. The partnership will help Finclusion widen its reach in East and South African markets.

[Kenya] Google partners with women MPs to improve digital skills for women and girls

09-16-2021 | 14:54:08
Google and the Kenyan Women Parliamentary Association (KEWOPA) have announced a collaboration to improve gender equity, diversity and inclusion within organizations and the workplace.

[Egypt] Ora Developers inks deal with Jaggaer to implement source-to-pay platform

09-16-2021 | 12:22:26
The intuitive platform will enable better sourcing decisions, faster cycle times as well as streamlined data processes for enhanced collaboration and supplier relationships.

Ingenico appoints Ugo Obasi to drive new business in Nigeria and West Africa

09-16-2021 | 11:30:00
Worldline brand Ingenico has appointed Ugo Obasi as the new Area Business Head for Anglophone West Africa. Ugo's arrival is an important step in Ingenico's strategic expansion into the West African market.

Christopher Makyao appointed Managing Director, Dimension Data Tanzania

09-16-2021 | 11:27:00
IT solutions and technology provider Dimension Data has appointed Christopher Makyao as the Managing Director for its Tanzania business.

Liquid Intelligent Technologies connects DRC and Congo Brazzaville with high-speed connectivity using WOC technology

09-16-2021 | 11:07:51
Africa’s technology group, Liquid Intelligent Technologies, is now delivering affordable high-speed connectivity to communities in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) using state-of-the-art Wireless Optical Communication technology (WOC).

[South Africa] TransUnion Africa and Dun & Bradstreet Partner to Boost SME Sector

09-16-2021 | 11:02:00
TransUnion Africa has partnered with global commercial data company Dun & Bradstreet to help African small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) access international markets more easily.

Central Bank of Liberia deploys chatbot to expand access to financial consumer protection

09-16-2021 | 10:16:00
The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has unveiled a chatbot that empowers consumers to instantly file complaints against their financial institutions and insurance providers for misconduct and poor service.

[South Africa] Huawei To Launch A New Innovation Hub For App Developers in Africa

09-16-2021 | 09:06:00
Huawei has announced plans to launch DIGIX Lab,  a new facility targeting app developers in the Middle East and Africa.

Madagascar Time startup launches charity cryptocurrency $TIME to fight climate change

09-16-2021 | 08:53:00
Madagascar Time startup has launched $TIME, the new cryptocurrency focused on charity work around the globe. Backed by an international team, $TIME combines unprecedented technology in the crypto space with social entrepreneurialism.