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[Nigeria] Lab testing startup HealthTracka raises $1.5m funding for expansion to Kenya and Ghana

06-27-2022 | 08:11:00
Nigerian at-home lab testing startup HealthTracka has raised US$1.5 million in funding to expand its operations into Kenya and Ghana. The pre-seed funding which was led by Ingressive Capital and Hustle Fund,

Proparco completes pre-series-A investment in Moringa fueling its expansion across Africa

06-26-2022 | 20:58:00
Building on the Seed Investment by DOB Equity and USD 9.5m funding by Mastercard Foundation, Moringa is excited to have recently received an investment from Proparco to support its expansion outside Kenya.

[Nigeria] Cellulant recognised as a leading payment platform solutions provider

06-26-2022 | 19:28:04
Cellulant , Africa’s leading payments company, was recognised as the Payment Platform Solutions Provider of the Year in Nigeria at the 13th Beacon of ICT Awards 2022.

Orange Egypt collaborates with Ericsson to provide its customers with an exceptional user experience

06-24-2022 | 10:17:25
Ericsson has been selected by Orange Egypt to deliver best-in-class antenna products for building a 2600 MHz network that will ensure superior and exceptional user experience as well as completion of rollout plans and license obligations.

Spire and Mastercard partner to enhance and simplify digital banking

06-24-2022 | 09:48:16
Spire, a leading GCC Open Banking services provider, has announced a strategic partnership with Mastercard, a technology leader in the global payments industry.

Mastercard launches its first-ever music album: Priceless®

06-24-2022 | 09:37:00
Mastercard unveiled its first ever music album titled Priceless® at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.

Mastercard strengthens leadership team to accelerate growth across Middle East and North Africa

06-24-2022 | 09:29:37
Mastercard has reaffirmed its commitment to the GCC and wider region through the appointment of Mastercard veteran J.K. Khalil to lead its operations across the MENA East Cluster in his new role as Cluster General Manager.

[South Africa] Vodacom launches initiative to connect youth to the gig economy

06-23-2022 | 14:11:11
Get-A-Gig was launched as an extension of Vodacom’s recently revamped NXT LVL (pronounced next level), a platform aimed to address the challenges faced by young people.

Avanti and Viasat sign Ka-band capacity lease agreement targeting the energy sector

06-23-2022 | 14:02:46
Avanti Communications, a provider of high throughput satellite capacity across EMEA, has signed a long-term capacity lease agreement with global communications company Viasat Inc. to help support the connectivity needs of its customers in the energy sector.

[South Africa] The time to unlock the skills development potential of 4IR is now, says PBT Group

06-23-2022 | 13:16:00
Mobile technologies and services have already generated 1.7 million direct jobs. Digitisation is resulting in increased efficiencies bringing with it fresh opportunities for economic growth and job creation

[Kenya] Uber expands to five more towns in Kenya

06-23-2022 | 13:10:00
Uber is taking its operations to Eldoret, Naivasha, Elementaita, and Gilgil towns in Kenya as it seeks to grow its revenue amid increased competition.

Kaspersky expands its network of Transparency Centers opening three new facilities

06-23-2022 | 13:06:00
The new facilities expand opportunities for customers and partners to learn more about Kaspersky’s engineering and data processing practices.

To create a world class supply chain, SA logistics industry needs better and faster KYC, says SearchWorks

06-23-2022 | 09:46:00
Although KYC is a priority for most businesses, conducting manual checks is onerous, time-consuming, and open to human error and oversight.

46% of SMEs in EEMEA earning more money than before the pandemic, Mastercard report

06-23-2022 | 09:31:00
Data from Mastercard’s 2022 Borderless Payments Report has revealed two in five (46%) small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EEMEA) are earning more money than before the pandemic.

[South Africa] IoT providing business leaders with much-needed assurance in ESG initiatives, IOTIC

06-23-2022 | 09:26:00
According to Statista, ESG integration has become the most common approach to investing and, according to Bloomberg, saw $120 billion in funding in 2021.