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[Kenya] Safaricom data center attains tier 3 certification

09-18-2018 | 14:07:32
Safaricom has received Tier III Design Certification from Uptime Institute for the Thika Data Center, thus joining elite data centers in the world to be certified by the leading Data Center Authority.

[Uganda] Block Commodities, Pure Grow launch food pilot project

09-18-2018 | 08:15:00
Block Commodities Limited, the innovative commodity trader operating in Africa has entered into a strategic partnership with Pure Grow Africa Limited supplier of high-quality agricultural produce based in Uganda.

Ethiopian Airlines adds Alipay to its mobile payment platform

09-18-2018 | 06:08:00
Ethiopian Airlines has partnered with CellPoint Mobile to accept payments via Alipay – China's leading alternative payment method (APM), in the mobile app of Ethiopian Airlines.

Tigo Tanzania launches 4G+ network

09-18-2018 | 06:04:00
Tanzania’s digital lifestyle company Tigo, has heightened the availability of ultra-fast digital experience for data customers in the country with the launch of 4G+ network.

Abra targets African investors with cryptocurrency platform

09-17-2018 | 13:26:48
Global currency wallet and exchange Abra has added super-private cryptocurrency Monero to its platform in a move it says is aimed directly at helping emerging economies - including Africa - drive a revolution in global financial inclusion

Egypt’s software piracy drop boosts foreign investment, study

09-17-2018 | 11:58:00
Egypt has seen a two percent drop in its software piracy rate to reach 59 per cent, the U.S.-based Business Software Alliance said in its recent study, released last June.

[Kenya] ImpalaPay partners with World Capacity Builders

09-17-2018 | 11:42:23
World Capacity builders, a British Colombian company, and ImpalaPay Limited a Fintech operating in Kenya recently signed an MOU and are officially strategic partners.

Study shows children’s online activities Nigeria - Kaspersky report

09-17-2018 | 09:38:00
Kaspersky Lab has revealed the online activities of children across Nigeria, based on statistics from the company’s Parental Control modules.

Telecom Egypt concludes the acquisition of MENA Cable

09-17-2018 | 06:56:49
Telecom Egypt has announced the conclusion of the acquisition of Middle East and North Africa Submarine Cable, MENA Cable, from Orascom Investment Holding.

Algerian police adopts sample tracking software to bolster operations

09-17-2018 | 06:37:00
Algeria’s national police force, has implemented STACS-CW Enterprise sample tracking and quality control software at their forensic DNA laboratory in Algiers.

VueTel in $1.2 million plan to connect USA and Africa via data, voice

09-14-2018 | 13:36:00
Global telecommunication firm VueTel has announced it that plans to continue its $1.2 million investment to expand its wholesale voice and data services to help U.S. companies better connect with African countries.

Philips launches first app based portable ultrasound system in Africa

09-14-2018 | 13:12:00
Philips Africa has announced the introduction of Lumify, its first App-Based ultrasound system that will extend the reach of ultrasound applications to a broader network of healthcare providers using mobile technology.

Orange invests in MainOne’s West Africa submarine cable system

09-14-2018 | 11:34:00
Telecommunication company Orange and MainOne Cable Company have signed an agreement allowing for a major investment by Orange in the West Africa submarine cable system, MainOne.

MoneyGram and Zeepay launch new money transfer service in Ghana

09-14-2018 | 09:09:47
International money transfer company, MoneyGram and Zeepay, a mobile financial services company, have unveiled a new partnership that enables customers around the world to send money directly to more than 11 million mobile wallets in Ghana.

PesaPal opens new office in Arusha

09-13-2018 | 14:20:11
The new Arusha offices are in addition to its offices in Zanzibar and Dar Es Salaam as the company seeks to support its growth strategy particularly in the hospitality and retail segment.