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BIDTravel and Sabre power digital transformation across Africa

10-29-2020 | 08:22:00
Sabre Corporation, software and technology company powering the global travel industryannounc ed the signing of a long-term, technology agreement with BIDTravel.

[Kenya] Bolt upgrades security features to ensure safer rides across the country

10-28-2020 | 09:55:05
Bolt, on-demand transportation platform in Africa has up-scaled security and safety features on the platform to improve safety and well-being of passengers, riders and drivers during a Bolt trip.

Orange partners with Smart Africa, announces new investments to improve quality of service, data security for end-users

10-28-2020 | 06:48:00
Orange, a platinum member of the Smart Africa Alliance, supports the One Africa Network (OAN) project which has the aim of reducing the cost of communication and keeping the traffic generated and destined for Africa within Africa.

[South Africa] Vodacom KwaZulu Natal boosts security measures to combat vandalism, battery theft

10-28-2020 | 06:26:00
Organised crime syndicates are increasingly targeting Vodacom base stations in KwaZulu Natal region for theft and vandalism, with over 70 incidents of vandalism reported on a monthly basis.

CDC commits additional $40m to Liquid Telecom to support Africa’s digital transformation

10-27-2020 | 11:33:00
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor announced an additional $40 million equity investment into Liquid Telecom, Africa’s independent fibre, data centre and cloud technology provider.

Ericsson launches Graduate Program in Africa to help innovate the future

10-27-2020 | 10:42:05
Ericsson has launched its 2020 edition of the Graduate Program in Africa. The program aims to grow the technical skills of the graduates, train them in the Ericsson technology, solutions and their delivery.

MTN Nigeria appoints new Group CEO and Chief Risk Officer

10-26-2020 | 08:13:54
MTN Group announced two new appointments of Chief Executive Officer of major subsidiary MTN Nigeria Communications and that of MTN Group Chief Risk Officer, a new group executive committee (exco) position, effective 1 March 2021.

Young African professionals make it big in Germany, Covid-19 notwithstanding

10-23-2020 | 08:27:00
When the coronavirus pandemic spread in early 2020, economies around the world closed down and most people were relegated to remote work.

Comtech receives $1m satellite ground station equipment order from Mobile Network Operator in Africa

10-23-2020 | 07:30:00
Comtech announced that during its first quarter of fiscal 2021, its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received a $1 million order for satellite ground station equipment from a Mobile Network Operator in Africa.

Cisco accelerates secure cloud adoption with launch of New WAN edge platform

10-22-2020 | 14:54:15
Cisco has announced its new Wide Area Networking (WAN) edge platform to help customers accelerate cloud adoption and deliver secure and automated connectivity to applications across cloud.

Vertiv announces distribution partnership with Cyber Security South Africa

10-22-2020 | 11:15:00
Vertiv, global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, announced a distribution partnership with Cyber Security South Africa (CSSA), cyber security technology distributor.

Visa launches Tap to Phone technology in more global markets

10-22-2020 | 11:00:00
After piloting Visa Tap to Phone over the past year, Visa has announced product availability in more than 15 markets.

UNDP, UNCDF, Switzerland and Kenya launch new initiative to govern BigFintech

10-22-2020 | 07:00:00
Regulators, UN agencies, market actors and officials from 10 countries launched the Dialogue on Global Digital Finance Governance, implementing one of the key recommendations of the UNSG Digital Finance Task Force.

[South Africa] Standard Bank, Google, Mastercard partner to move SME businesses online

10-21-2020 | 13:07:00
Standard Bank, Mastercard and Google have announced a collaboration to help SMEs move their businesses online, accept digital payments and attract more customers.

Ravenswood establishes subsidiaries in UK and Kenya

10-21-2020 | 10:26:23
Ravenswood Solutions has established two new subsidiaries, Ravenswood Technologies UK and Ravenswood Technologies Kenya, after winning a five-year contract from the UK Ministry of Defence.