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Safaricom launches Ndoto Zetu initiative to support communities across Kenya

01-09-2019 | 09:05:28
Safaricom has launched Ndoto Zetu, an initiative that aims at positively transforming lives of communities across Kenya.

[Nigeria] MultiChoice launches new campaign for DStv, GOtv Subscribers

01-09-2019 | 08:58:25
Dubbed ‘Step Up’, MultiChoice Nigeria Chief Customer Officer, Martin Mabutho, said the offer reiterates the firm’s commitment to give more value for money to loyal customers.

Intelsat Joins GSMA to Spur Integration of Satellite and Terrestrial Solutions

01-09-2019 | 08:21:03
Intelsat S.A has announced that it has joined GSMA, to further strengthen the integration of satellite and terrestrial technologies and advance 5G deployments.

[Ghana] BlueTown and Microsoft target 800,000 people with broadband internet

01-09-2019 | 07:25:00
Denmark based BLUETOWN has announced a new agreement with Microsoft Corp. that will provide broadband internet access to approximately 800,000 unserved people in the eastern part of Ghana.

[South Africa] The Professional Provident Society partners with Plug and Play to bolster insurance innovations

01-09-2019 | 07:19:00
The Professional Provident Society has announced its partnership with Plug and Play, the world's largest global innovation platform headquartered in Silicon Valley.

[Kenya] Police officers to undergo compulsory ICT training

01-09-2019 | 05:29:00
The Kenyan government wants all police officers to undergo a compulsory six-month training on Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

[Kenya] Villgro Kenya invests $80,000 in Maisha Meds and Turaco to advance primary care

01-09-2019 | 05:08:00
Villgro Kenya has invested $80,000 each in Maisha Meds and Turaco, two companies working to improve health access for low-income Kenyans.

SolarNow closes $9M to scale its services across Uganda

01-09-2019 | 04:58:00
Uganda-based solar energy company SolarNow has raised $9 million in debt arranged by SunFunder, a longtime debt financier for the company alongside co-lenders responsAbility and Oikocredit.

[Kenya] Alten picks Voltalia to construct 40MW solar plant in Uashin Gishu County

01-07-2019 | 11:03:49
ALTEN Energías Renovables has confirmed its choice of the French company Voltalia to carry out EPC and O&M service on its new PV solar power plant in Kenya.

[Nigeria] CoralPay introduces first interoperable USSD

01-07-2019 | 09:16:00
CoralPay Technology, a payment switching and transaction processing company, has deployed the first interoperable Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) and mobile payment platform to Nigerians.

Cryptojacking shows no signs of slowing down in 2019, says ESET

01-03-2019 | 12:16:59
Cases of cryptocurrency mining and cryptojacking will continue to grow in 2019, as attackers target smart devices and home assistants to build cryptomining farms, according to ESET’s latest trends report.

Blockchain-based social network Jamaa launches in South Africa to fight spread of fake news

01-03-2019 | 11:51:07
Blockchain-based social network Jamaa has launched its operations in South Africa to overcome the growing cases of fake news, while enabling all users to get paid just for using the network.

[Kenya] CMA warns against Kenicoin initial coin offering and trading

01-03-2019 | 10:24:00
In a bid to protect investors, Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has cautioned the public against participating in any initial coin offering or trading in any coin exchange offered by Wiseman Talent Ventures.

Nigerian Stock Exchange launches X-Bot to enhance market participation

01-03-2019 | 07:19:00
The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, has launched X-Bot, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Chatbot that responds directly and automatically to enquiries through Facebook Messenger.

Zimbabwe's Free Web Hosting service expands to South Africa

01-03-2019 | 07:11:00
Free Web Hosting, initially launched August 2018 in Zimbabwe, has extended its services to neighboring South Africa.