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[Egypt] Central Bank partners with NTRA to digitize pension scheme

04-16-2021 | 14:47:49
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has announced signing a cooperation agreement with the National Telecommunication Regularity Authority (NTRA) to help pensioners obtain their financial dues and proceed ahead with any banking transaction swiftly and easily.

Apple launches $200 million Restore Fund to accelerate natural solutions to climate change

04-16-2021 | 14:45:29
Launched with Conservation International and Goldman Sachs, Apple’s $200 million fund aims to remove at least 1 million metric tons of carbon dioxide annually from the atmosphere.

Paratus Telecom appoints Martin Cox Group Chief Commercial Officer

04-16-2021 | 06:54:35
Cox brings a wealth of experience as a founder shareholder of Neotel and Executive for Strategy, Commercial and M&A at Internet Solutions.

Airtel Money included on Zamportal, Zambia’s e-govt services portal

04-15-2021 | 14:09:00
Airtel Money has now been included on Zambia's Government Services Bus (Zamportal), a platform for public electronic services provided by the Government.

Forter partners with Flutterwave to drive e-commerce growth across Africa

04-15-2021 | 13:18:59
The partnership, the first of its kind in Africa, will enable merchants to accurately identify legitimate buyers from fraudsters, resulting in increased transaction approvals and reduced friction in the purchasing experience.

Ericsson launches Automation Hub in Nigeria

04-15-2021 | 12:38:00
This will enable service providers to gain the ability in their environments to govern, manage and orchestrate hybrid networks holistically and in real time and as a result, offer an enhanced consume experience.

African Fintechs collaborate to interlink mobile money and digital assets

04-15-2021 | 10:24:00
Seychelles-based Securities, Commodities and Derivatives Exchange (SECDEX), and KOINON, the global Digital Coin and Token-based payment platform have announced a collaboration to interlink mobile money and digital assets.

[Nigeria] ODUWA COIN Launches blockchain optimization called IVIE

04-15-2021 | 10:00:00
Oduwa Coin, the first indigenous Cryptocurrency designed to empower people of African descent has announced the launch of its latest blockchain optimization called IVIE.

METISS 3,200 km Sub-sea fibre cable lands in Mauritius

04-15-2021 | 09:02:00
Mauritius Telecom Network Operator Emtel has provided the only landing point for the METISS (Meltingpot Indianoceanic Submarine System) fibre optic cable in the country.

Truecaller launches anti-fraud enterprise solution for businesses

04-15-2021 | 07:52:05
Truecaller has introduced a new identity solution for businesses to bolster safety and eliminate fraud. The enterprise solution is dubbed Truecaller Business Identity.

Rwanda, Germany sign € 78 million agreement on ICT, green investment and SMEs support

04-15-2021 | 06:37:20
The financing and technical cooperation agreement is the outcome of the Inter-Governmental Negotiations that were concluded last Year between our two respective Governments.

[Kenya] Strathmore University partners with Ukraine company to train students on blockchain solutions

04-15-2021 | 06:19:00
@ilabAfrica-Strathmore University has partnered with 482.solutions, Odessa, Ukraine to provide training on blockchain solutions development to students at the University and other interested professionals.

Twitter Opens its First African Office in Ghana

04-15-2021 | 05:50:00
Twitter is coming to Africa, the social media company announced Monday. The company seeks to build a team in Ghana, which it said was in line with its growth strategy.

[South Africa] Retailers need to meet online shoppers with an exceptional experience, Immersion Group

04-15-2021 | 05:43:00
Consumers are embracing the e-commerce experience in growing numbers and corporate South Africa is taking serious notice, according to Geoff Hardy, Head of Digital, Immersion Group.

Telkom Kenya to develop youth focused e-wallet for financial inclusion

04-15-2021 | 05:34:06
Telkom Kenya has partnered with The National Youth Council of Kenya (NYCK) to develop a youth-focused digital wallet to boost financial inclusion among the youth, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.