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Liquid Home Rwanda spreads the festive cheer by adding more internet capacity to customer packages

01-13-2022 | 13:39:01
This festive season Liquid Intelligent Technologies Rwanda, a business of Cassava Technologies, is bringing cheer to its customers by increasing internet capacity on existing home packages while keeping it at the same price.

Liquid Intelligent Technologies brought seamless connectivity to the Hanga Pitchfest in Rwanda

01-13-2022 | 13:28:17
The leading provider of digital services in Rwanda, Liquid Intelligent Technologies partnered with the Rwandan Ministry of ICT & Innovation and Rwanda Development board to provide seamless connectivity at the Hanga Pitchfest 2021

Kenyan BNPL startup Lipa Later secures $12m funding to expand across Africa

01-13-2022 | 13:10:00
Lipa Later, one of it’s kind buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) company operating in Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Nigeria, has raised $12 million from a consortium of investors.

[Kenya] TransUnion Africa appoints Morris Maina as CEO for its Kenyan operations

01-13-2022 | 12:05:18
Information and insights company TransUnion Africa has announced the appointment of Morris Maina as chief executive officer (CEO) of the company’s rapidly-growing Kenyan operation.

[Kenya] Equity Now offers One-Day Settlement for PayPal Withdrawals

01-13-2022 | 11:44:29
Equity Bank has announced a reduction in the duration it takes to settle PayPal withdrawals from 3 Business days to just 24 hours or one business day.

[Nigeria] Last-mile delivery startup Kwik reaches 100,000 customers

01-13-2022 | 09:46:00
Nigeria's last-mile delivery startup Kwik Delivery, trading name of Africa Delivery Technologies SAS, announced today that its GMV and revenue for 2021 grew by over 400% year on year.

Nigeria finally lifts Twitter ban after 7 months

01-13-2022 | 09:37:00
The Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Abdullahi, announced the lifting of the suspension in a statement saying president Buhari had given the approval to lift the suspension.

[Uganda] MTN MoMo Launches an overdraft facility that enables Customers transact beyond their MoMo wallet balances

01-13-2022 | 09:15:00
[Uganda] MTN MoMo Launches an overdraft facility that enables Customers transact beyond their MoMo wallet balances

[Kenya] Riding-hailing Platform MARAMOJA opens its API to Fintechs and Insurtechs

01-13-2022 | 07:34:14
MARAMOJA Transport has opened its API to local fintechs and Insurtechs. Through a new partnership with Switchlink Africa, service providers will be able to connect with MARAMOJA's over 100,000 drivers and customers.

[South Africa] Realness Institute and Netflix Extend 2022 Episodic Lab and DET Entry Deadline For African Writers

01-13-2022 | 06:34:00
Realness Institute in partnership with Netflix has extended calls for submissions calls for the 2022 Episodic Lab and Development Executive Traineeship (DET) programmes from African writers.

Ivorian e-commerce startup Afrikrea raises $6.2M in pre-Series A, rebrands to “ANKA”

01-13-2022 | 06:28:00
Afrikrea, an Ivorian e-commerce startup has raised $6.2M pre-Series A round led by Investisseurs & Partenaires. The startup has also rebranded to “ANKA”.

CIOs are betting on technology to support aviation industry recovery, SITA report

01-12-2022 | 12:40:49
The majority of airlines (84%) and airports (81%) expect to spend the same or more in 2022 compared to 2021, with spending on automation of passenger processing seeing a significant rise.

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services avails online air cargo booking platform

01-12-2022 | 12:38:03
Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, Africa’s largest network operator has launched a new feature that enables customers to make online reservations for their cargo.

Foodics grows MENA footprint with acquisition of provider of restaurant cloud technology POSRocket

01-12-2022 | 12:35:56
The acquisition is a strategic move by the two companies and allows Foodics to consolidate itself in the market, as well as to assume market leadership in Egypt, Kuwait , Oman and Jordan, in addition to the dominant position it already held in the rest of the GCC.

Pantami, Aregbesola set to commission digital Nigeria project in Osun

01-12-2022 | 08:45:00
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy and his counterpart in the Ministry of Interior will commission a Digital Nigeria Centre (DNC) project in Osun State on January 14, 2022.