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[Nigeria] Touchbal Pictures raises $20,000 funding from GenesysTechHub to support product development

05-25-2018 | 11:35:00
Touchabl Pictures has announced a raise of $20,000 Pre-seed funding from GenesysTechHub to support product development.

Clothing and electronics top products bought online in Africa, report

05-25-2018 | 09:41:38
The latest report Africa B2C E-Commerce Market 2018, cites sources indicating that online retail sales in the continent are prepared for rapid expansion in the next five years.

Pasternack signs RF Design as official distributor for South Africa and Namibia

05-25-2018 | 09:37:00
Pasternack, a global provider of radio frequency, microwave and millimeter wave products, has signed RF Design of Cape Town as an authorized distributor of Pasternack products in South Africa and Namibia.

Vodacom Lesotho builds on Schools Connectivity Programme with "Pay School Fees with M-Pesa Campaign"

05-25-2018 | 08:06:03
Vodacom Lesotho is building on its established history of supporting education through the School Connectivity Progamme with the “Pay School Fees with M-Pesa Campaign”.

South Korea ready to share its technological and industrial revolution experience with Africa says President Moon Jae-in

05-24-2018 | 13:59:00
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has committed to sharing Korea’s technological and industrial experience with Africa and to help it compete in the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Kenya church signs deal with Liquid Telecom to live stream services for iGeneration

05-24-2018 | 11:37:00
The new CITAM Church Online service is already reaching over 70,205 views in under 3 months

Nigeria launches electronic portal to woo investors

05-24-2018 | 08:36:29
Nigeria has launched iGuide, an online investment portal, as it seeks to position itself as an investment hub to local and international investors.

ITC launches Netherlands Trust Fund IV project to increase the competitiveness of technology companies in Uganda

05-24-2018 | 08:26:58
The NTF IV project is designed to scale up companies, provide more end-to-end solutions, engage more start-ups, and ultimately be one of the key drivers of the development of Uganda’s IT sector

African IT spending predicted to reach $33.4 billion in 2018

05-24-2018 | 07:39:00
The International Data Corporation predicts the overall African IT spending will reach $33.4 billion in 2018, with Kenya being one of the top contributors

Microsoft launches secure connection for Kenya cloud users

05-24-2018 | 07:07:00
SEACOM will connect Kenyan companies to one of 152 Microsoft data centres including London, Dublin, and Amsterdam.

[Nigeria] Lidya raises $6.9 million in a Series A Round led by Omidyar Network

05-24-2018 | 06:42:00
Lidya, the digital financial services platform focused on improving access to credit for MSMEs in Africa has raised $6.9 million in a Series A investment round, one of the largest in Nigerian tech history.

Telecom Egypt secures $200 million Afreximbank financing facility

05-23-2018 | 13:23:00
The African Export-Import Bank, Afreximbank, has committed up to $200 million to Telecom Egypt to enable the telecommunication company finance working capital.

Freshworks in African expansion plans with strategic focus on Kenya

05-23-2018 | 12:30:00
Freshworks, a provider of cloud-based business software has announced its expansion into the African market.

Software Group secures deal to digitize operations of Metbank Zimbabwe

05-23-2018 | 10:30:00
Software Group a global software company with African headquarters in Kenya, has secured a deal to digitize the operations of Metbank, one of the pioneers of digital banking in Zimbabwe.

[South Africa] DSV ByBox relaunches as DSV Locker to sate growing demand for digitally supported parcel services

05-23-2018 | 08:33:00
The growth of e-commerce has fueled an increased demand for easy and safe parcel delivery in South Africa.