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Samsung unveils its rear triple camera Galaxy A7 smartphone in Kenya

10-17-2018 | 13:33:00
Samsung Electronics East Africa has announced the availability of Galaxy A7 in Kenya, the latest addition to the Galaxy A series family.

Intelsat and Q-KON enable large scale broadband access in Africa

10-17-2018 | 12:22:54
Intelsat S.A., operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, and Q-KON have announced that Q-KON will introduce new, multiple high-speed broadband services powered by the IntelsatOne Flex for Enterprise platform.

Whale Cloud, Alibaba partner with Ghana on innovative city development

10-17-2018 | 10:06:49
Whale Cloud, rebranded from ZTEsoft, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Republic of Ghana on innovative city development at the headquarters of Alibaba Group.

Google announces Sh100m grant for Kenyan farmers

10-17-2018 | 04:36:00
Google has announced a Sh100 million grant to train more than 100,000 Kenyan smallholder farmers in digital skills.

Jumia Kenya set to grow vendor base by 50% in 2019

10-17-2018 | 04:23:00
Jumia plans to grow its vendor base from the current 10,000 to 15,000 by 2019. The e-commerce leader made this announcement during Jumia Black Friday launch event held at Movenpick Hotel in Westlands, Nairobi.

MYDAWA leverages on fintech solution iPay to scale up service delivery

10-17-2018 | 04:06:37
Kenya’s leading e-health platform, MYDAWA, has signed a partnership deal with iPay Limited, an innovative payment processing solution and payment gateway for Africa.

Internet Solutions introduces consumption-based bandwidth service

10-17-2018 | 03:56:46
Enterprises can now pay for internet connectivity based on their monthly usage. This follows the launch of a consumption-based billing service dubbed IS Open Network (ISON) by Internet Solutions.

Liquid Telecom appoints a new Regional CEO of Southern Africa

10-16-2018 | 12:44:00
Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has appointed Wellington Makamure as the new Regional CEO of Southern Africa, placing him in charge of four key markets in the region.

Ipsidy, Safetrade Africa launch biometric authentication solutions

10-16-2018 | 08:35:18
Ipsidy Inc., a provider of secure, biometric identification services, and Safetrade Africa, a technology development company specializing in payment processing i have entered into an agreement to offer Ipsidy's suite of biometric identity and authentication solutions to South Africa, African countries.

[South Africa] School payment app, Karri, extends its services

10-16-2018 | 07:46:00
The Karri app, launched in April last year, has grown to just under 300 South African schools driven by parent and teacher demand for a solution to school payments.

Liquid Telecom appoints Adil Youssefi new Regional CEO, East Africa

10-16-2018 | 06:20:00
Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has appointed Adil Youssefi as the new Regional CEO of East Africa, where he will oversee five key markets in the region.

Coinfirm, partners to launch Africa Cryptocurrency Anti Fraud System

10-16-2018 | 06:08:49
Africa stands as a hub for online and digital fraud that is not only seriously affecting the regional economy but the security of global markets as a whole.

Airtel, Coverage Broadband launch 3flix Mobile TV service in Nigeria

10-15-2018 | 13:02:00
Airtel Nigeria, leading telecommunications services provider, has announced a strategic partnership with Coverage Broadband, a subsidiary of Phase 3 Telecom, to launch 3flix mobile TV service in Nigeria.

Senegal leaps from piggy banks to electronic wallets

10-12-2018 | 13:12:00
Since the launch of the first mobile money service in Senegal in 2010, the market for digital financial services (DFS) there has boomed.

Technology to monitor Malaria in Zambia, Senegal and Ethiopia

10-12-2018 | 13:10:00
Starschema Ltd., a big data company in Hungary, and PATH, a global organisation that works to accelerate health equity, have launched a software integration that will enable health workers to easily and securely access data visualizations.