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Africa needs a digitalization strategy to compete in the global economy, Siemens report

08-27-2019 | 07:13:00
African countries must act quickly and decisively to become leaders on the global economic stage. Digitalization is providing the continent with the opportunity to accelerate growth.

Bazuze trading platform connects Nigeria farmers to ready local and export markets

08-27-2019 | 07:10:28
To talk about the importance of agriculture is not overemphasizing, especially with a population of over 200 million Nigerians to feed daily.

[Nigeria] Cars45 launches premium inspection service

08-26-2019 | 11:47:00
Nigeria's automotive trading platform, Cars45 has announced the launch of a new product - Premium Inspection service - in line with its avowed commitment to exploring new platforms.

[South Africa] Fincheck.co.za invests in FundingHub

08-26-2019 | 11:44:00
Fincheck.co.za which began in 2016 so consumers could compare financial services products, has taken over the full management and equity in FundingHub.

Facebook celebrates 'Icons of Change' from across Sub-Saharan Africa with a youth gathering in Accra Ghana

08-26-2019 | 08:14:00
Facebook is bringing together 40 young leaders, developers, entrepreneurs and change makers from across Sub-Saharan Africa, to a two day event in Accra, Ghana.

biNU’s Moya Messenger hits one million users in South Africa

08-23-2019 | 13:33:00
biNu, the #datafree pioneer, has announced that its Moya Messenger and content app is now being actively used by over one million people in South Africa every month.

Africa Data Centres Nairobi becomes PCI DSS compliant

08-23-2019 | 08:50:00
Africa Data Centres Nairobi, formerly known as East Africa Data Centre, is now officially Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant.

[Kenya] Communications Authority appoints Mercy Wanjau interim Director General

08-23-2019 | 08:47:57
The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has appointed Mercy Wanjau as the acting Director-General to replace Francis Wangusi whose tenure has ended.

MEST Africa invests $1.1m in tech startups across Africa

08-23-2019 | 06:13:00
MEST Africa continues its commitment to early-stage startups, investing in eleven teams from its 2019 graduating cohort.

Apple launches digital credit card

08-23-2019 | 06:09:00
Apple has launched Apple Card, a digital credit card it says is designed to help customers lead a healthier financial life.

[Nigeria] Kwik Delivery reaches 2000 verified customers two months after launch

08-23-2019 | 06:05:45
Two months after its launch in Lagos, the kwik Delivery platform has reached 2000 verified customers and is already well on its way toward 3000 verified customers.

[Kenya] Safaricom sustains close to a million jobs in one year

08-22-2019 | 09:27:28
Safaricom has recorded a nine per cent increase in the number of jobs sustained in the last financial year, both directly and indirectly, to 979,000.

Lycamobile enters South Africa in partnership with Cell C

08-22-2019 | 09:05:00
Lycamobile, the world’s largest mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), has partnered with Cell C to start rolling out its services in South Africa.

[South Africa] Vodacom’s Women Farmers Programme goes nationwide

08-22-2019 | 05:57:29
The Women Farmers Programme equips women, especially those from underprivileged backgrounds, with the digital skills for today’s digital economy to meaningfully participate in the mainstream economy.

[South Africa] Vodacom makes it to the Fortune’s 2019 Change the World List of companies

08-22-2019 | 05:53:00
Vodacom has become the first South African Telco to make it to the Top 25 list of Fortune’s 2019 “Change the World” list of companies.