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Zenith Bank Nigeria launches Qwerty Banking

08-20-2018 | 07:56:00
Zenith Bank has upgraded its Mobile App to include Qwerty Banking, a new feature that enables users perform banking transactions while chatting on any social messaging platform.

Telkom Kenya boosts network with 200 new 4G sites in Nairobi

08-17-2018 | 13:47:15
Telkom has announced the going live of 200 new 4G sites in Nairobi and its environs to cater for the growing demand on data.

[Kenya] Apptivate Africa targets more companies with e-lunch scheme

08-17-2018 | 06:15:00
Europe’s transformative digital lunch scheme provider is looking to sign in more companies across Africa after a successful two-year test run in Kenya.

Zambia seeks $22m in tax on internet calls

08-16-2018 | 14:23:37
Zambia expects to raise $22 million annually in new tax on internet phone calls. The cabinet approved on Monday, a 30 ngwee (0.3 kwacha; $0.03) daily tariff charged on online phone calls.

[Kenya] Safaricom to introduce finger biometric to curb SIM card fraud

08-16-2018 | 12:50:43
Safaricom, Kenya’s largest telecommunication service provider is in the process of developing a framework that will deal with the sim card swap fraud.

African banks partner with Clickatell for WhatsApp business solutions

08-16-2018 | 12:45:00
Global customer engagement company, Clickatell, is an authorized WhatsApp business solution provider.

Liquid Telecom to roll out Sigfox IoT network across Kenya

08-16-2018 | 11:58:05
Liquid Telecom Kenya has today announced plans to roll out the Internet of Things (IoT) network across Kenya.

[Nigeria] Fintech startup secures $13M Series A

08-16-2018 | 10:38:00
Mines, a Nigerian fintech startup re-inventing credit in emerging markets, has closed a Series A round of $13M led by The Rise Fund, a global fund managed by TPG Growth.

Investment strategy pays off for Telecom Egypt

08-16-2018 | 10:35:00
Telecom Egypt has announced its quarter two 2018 financial results ending 30 June 2018 with a strong operational performance indicating the success of its long-term investment strategy.

[Nigeria] Madesoftlogic unveils ESOPOS software to enhance EODB

08-16-2018 | 09:10:00
To enhance the ease of doing business (EODB) and technology inclusiveness for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Madesoftlogic has unveiled ESOPOS, a cloud based Point of Sale (POS) software.

Microlending app OKash introduces face recognition security system

08-16-2018 | 06:54:34
OKash, the microlending app developed by OPay has become the first microlending app to implement face recognition system.

Kenya rallies Africa to unite on global ICT agenda

08-16-2018 | 06:10:00
Kenya has challenged the African continent to speak with one voice at global ICT decision-making forums.

KQ and Delta Air Lines expand connectivity between U.S. and Africa

08-15-2018 | 13:28:00
Delta Air Lines has entered into a codeshare partnership with Kenya Airways on flights to and from Kenya Airways’ hub at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Sendy targets SMEs with a 33% price cut on deliveries

08-15-2018 | 12:13:20
Kenyan based delivery platform Sendy has reduced prices of pickup, van and truck deliveries by up to 33%. According to the company, the price cut is aimed at bringing more small and medium businesses to do deliveries through the Sendy platform.

Visa,Tanzania’s Maxcom Africa Partner to allow Visa On Mobile payments

08-15-2018 | 08:37:00
Visa has today announced a strategic partnership with Maxcom Africa PLC to enable more than 30,000 retailers in Tanzania to accept Visa on mobile payments.