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AI startup ATLAN Space raises $1m Series A funding from Maroc Numeric Fund II for expansion

11-04-2020 | 08:39:00
Aerial vehicle Artificial Intelligence startup ATLAN Space has raised $1m Series A funding from Maroc Numeric Fund II with participation from Hilmi Law Firm and Cadex Group, for business expansion.

CcHUB acquires Kenyan edTech startup eLimu

11-04-2020 | 07:36:00
iHub owned by Co-creation Hub (CcHUB) has announced the acquisition of edtech startup and digital educational content provider eLimu.

Imperial partners with Kenyan logistic startup Lori Systems to expand e-logistics technology solutions across Africa

11-04-2020 | 07:28:00
Imperial, an African and European-focused provider of integrated market access and logistics solutions, announced an investment in and partnership with Lori Systems to expand its cutting-edge e-logistics technology solutions across Africa.

Ashoka launches initiative to support African social entrepreneurs addressing COVID-19

11-04-2020 | 07:06:00
Ashoka has launched an initiative to support African social entrepreneurs at the forefront of developing solutions that address various issues linked to the COVID-19.

Kenyan Students Get to Global Finals of Huawei ICT Competition

11-04-2020 | 06:19:00
Kenyan students have made it to the global finals of the Huawei Sub-Saharan Africa ICT Competition scheduled for November 2020.

[Kenya] Safaricom and Jumia court online shoppers with discounts

11-04-2020 | 06:10:00
Safaricom and e-commerce leader Jumia have partnered to reward customers shopping on Jumia with a 5% discount through the month of November.

[South Africa] PayFast reveals first Ecommerce Performance Index

11-04-2020 | 06:06:49
Online payment gateway PayFast has launched its first Ecommerce Performance Index – the PEP Index.

Mastercard launches AI-powered solution to protect banks from cyber attacks

11-04-2020 | 06:05:00
Mastercard has today announced a new AI-powered suite of tools that allows banks to assess cyber risk across their ecosystem and prevent potential breaches.

[Kenya] Businesses to increase spending on cloud services by over 50% in 2021

11-04-2020 | 05:56:00
Kenyan enterprises are set to increase their expenditure on cloud computing services by 68 percent in 2021 up from 38 percent in 2020 according to a new study by World Wide Worx.

[South Africa] Teraco begins construction of Africa’s largest data centre

11-04-2020 | 05:29:00
Teraco Data Environments has announced that construction has commenced on a new hyperscale data centre with 38 megawatts (MW) of critical power load in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Cisco delivers new platform solutions to drive workload agility across public and private clouds

11-04-2020 | 05:28:00
Cisco has announced new software-delivered solutions designed to simplify IT operations across on-premise data centers and multicloud environments.

Credence ID selected by Senegal and World Bank for large-scale healthcare project

11-03-2020 | 15:34:00
Credence ID, a worldwide player in mobile biometrics and credential reading technology, has announced their selection as the winner of a competitive healthcare project being deployed throughout the West African nation of Senegal.

Global market for Customer Relationship Management Software to reach $89 billion by 2025, report

11-03-2020 | 15:30:00
The global market for Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software is projected to reach $89.9 billion by 2025, driven by the importance of maintaining and creating relationships.

Mastercard enables Nigeria SMEs tap into digital economy with new innovation

11-03-2020 | 13:25:17
Mastercard has launched a new low-cost payments solution that enables small business owners to move their businesses online and accept a range of digital payments from their customers.

Nokia enhances 5G services for Vodacom South Africa customers with 5G radio, core and fixed wireless access

11-03-2020 | 13:25:00
Nokia has announced that it is enabling ultra-fast 5G services for Vodacom South Africa’s customers by deploying its 5G radio, core and fixed network solutions across Vodacom’s network.