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Egyptian fintech company MNT-Halan secures $400 million in new funding

02-01-2023 | 11:52:48
Following the completion of these investments, MNT-Halan’s valuation will exceed $1 billion.

CellPoint Digital partners with Akwaaba to scale grocery e-commerce

02-01-2023 | 09:45:12
CellPoint Digital, the London-based pioneer of Payment Orchestration, has announced it is partnering with Akwaaba, a multinational food, grocery and household goods retailer.

[South Africa] Teraco secures R11.8 billion syndicated loan to finance growth

02-01-2023 | 08:07:54
The growth funding is for the expansion of Teraco’s key interconnection hubs located within the Isando, Bredell, and Cape Town campuses, and a significant renewable energy generation programme.

Coalition for Digital Africa announces internet exchange point initiative

02-01-2023 | 08:05:37
This latest initiative will focus on enhancing five existing Internet exchange points (IXPs), to improve Internet access by making it faster and more affordable, thus positively impacting Internet users in the regions they are placed in.

Workonline Communications establishes new point-of-presence in Nigeria

02-01-2023 | 07:42:43
The new megaPoP went live late last year, ready to provide 10 Gbps and 100 Gbps services at Rack Centre in Lagos, West Africa's best-connected datacentre.

[Kenya] Finsbury Trading bets on SAP Business One to boost operations

01-31-2023 | 11:24:00
With the previous system, the company struggled with interbranch and regional reporting, order processing, and visibility, as well as business controls and approvals.

Telecom Egypt confirms new spectrum package

01-31-2023 | 09:25:00
The company viewed this as a strategic move to support heavier traffic from a growing customer base while cost-effectively improving service speed and quality.

Orange Esport Experience 2023 edition in Abdjan

01-30-2023 | 15:33:00
Orange, a major partner of Esport in Africa and the Middle East is organizing the regional grand final of the pan-African “Orange Esport Experience” championship on January 28 and 29, 2023, in Abidjan.

[Kenya] CBK licenses 12 more digital lenders

01-30-2023 | 15:12:43
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has granted operating licenses to an additional 12 Digital Credit Providers (DCPs), bringing the total to 22.

Kenyan wins Microsoft’s coveted MVP award

01-30-2023 | 14:19:00
Kenya's Shadrack Kiprotich is the 2022 recipient of Microsoft's Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award for actively sharing high-quality expertise with other technology professionals.

YahClick and Canar Telecommunication Co. Ltd to boost operations and digital services in Sudan

01-30-2023 | 13:43:44
YahClick and Canar Telecommunication Co. Ltd sign USD15 million deal to boost operations and digital services in Sudan

Nigeria launches payments card program to rival Visa and Mastercard

01-30-2023 | 12:37:00
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has launched a national domestic payments card program called AfriGo, meant to help the country gain a competitive edge in a market dominated by Visa and Mastercard.

[South Africa] Fintech firm Jumo appoints Kenya's former ICT CS Joe Mucheru as president

01-30-2023 | 08:13:00
In his new role, Mucheru will support the company to deliver its growth goals, navigate the regulatory landscape, and build the firm’s presence across the African continent.

Safaricom appoints Arshed Khawaja as its new board chairman

01-30-2023 | 07:33:00
Khawaja takes over from John Ngumi who resigned from the position earlier in the month to focus on developing green energy generation projects across Africa.

[Kenya] Zuri Health raises an undisclosed amount of funding from Moroccan VC UM6P Ventures

01-30-2023 | 07:25:00
Zuri Health has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Moroccan VC UM6P Ventures. The funds will be used to support Zuri’s growth and expansion across Africa.