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Untapped market for digital services to transform African agriculture worth up to €2.3 billion, CTA report

06-27-2019 | 06:24:09
More than 90 per cent of the market for digital services that support African smallholders remains untapped and could be worth more than 2.26bn, according to a new report.

[Kenya] MumsVillage launches e-commerce programme targeting mothers

06-27-2019 | 06:19:49
MumsVillage, a parenting website for expert advice and online community support in Kenya, announced the launch of the MumsVillageShop.

SEACOM to explore fibre opportunity in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda

06-27-2019 | 05:42:06
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to SEACOM for a feasibility study to evaluate the market for fiber telecommunications services in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Rwanda.

Azuri Technologies launches PayGo solar satellite TV in Zambia

06-26-2019 | 11:29:00
Azuri Technologies has launched its 24-inch solar satellite television and home lighting system in Zambia at the British High Commission in Lusaka.

Vodacom Tanzania extends cloud partnership with Optiva

06-26-2019 | 09:16:00
Optiva Inc.has announced that Vodacom Tanzania has expanded its partnership with Optiva for utilization of Optiva Charging Engine™ and Policy Control (PCRF).

Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa most active smart cities in Africa, SAP

06-26-2019 | 09:09:00
South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Egypt and Morocco hold some of the most active tech hubs in Africa, with the total number of these hubs in Africa having grown to 442 in 2018.

[Nigeria] Google’s third Launchpad Accelerator Africa Class graduate

06-26-2019 | 08:05:34
12 African startups that that were taking part in Google’s Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme have graduated in Lagos.

Two Kenyan teams win $100,000 in Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge

06-26-2019 | 07:56:00
Two Kenyan teams won $100,000 in prize money as they emerged winners from the recently concluded Cisco Problem Solver Global Challenge.

Ivan Mbowa appointed to head Tala’s Kenya business

06-26-2019 | 06:53:01
Mobile money lending company Tala has announced the appointment of Ivan Mbowa to lead its Kenya business.

Telecom Egypt and Juniper Networks in deal to enable digital transformation for Egypt’s enterprises

06-26-2019 | 06:48:00
Telecom Egypt and Juniper Networks have signed a Memorandum of Understanding further cementing Juniper’s position as a strategic technology provider for Telecom Egypt.

[Kenya] Safaricom rolls out VoLTE countrywide for crystal clear voice and video calls

06-26-2019 | 06:34:40
Safaricom has today launched voice and video calls over its 4G network, popularly known as Voicer over LTE (VoLTE) and Video over LTE (ViLTE).

[Kenya] Stanbic Bank Kenya sets aside KES 20 Billion for women-led SMEs

06-26-2019 | 01:58:07
With the aim of reducing the financial inclusion gender gap in Kenya, Stanbic Bank has today launched a Value Proposition for women dubbed D.A.D.A. that will provide essential financial and non-financial services that Kenyan women need to grow.

[Kenya] Safaricom launches fraud intelligence solution for financial sector

06-25-2019 | 12:36:00
Safaricom has launched a fraud intelligence solution for financial institutions in the country.

[South Africa] Naspers Foundry announces its first investment in rising tech start-up, SweepSouth

06-25-2019 | 12:36:00
Naspers Foundry announced its first deal with a R30 million investment in South African tech start-up SweepSouth.

Mastercard unveils payment innovation to help Egypt achieve digital economy vision

06-25-2019 | 12:34:18
Mastercard unveiled its cutting-edge payment designed to help Egypt achieve its digital economy vision.