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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.

GloCash eases money transfer in Africa with BETA version

10-12-2018 | 06:27:05
The GloCash payment app, which is designed to make it much easier for Africans to send and receive cash, is now on BETA and available for limited download to Android devices.

GSMA rural connectivity fund targets Ghana, Uganda

10-11-2018 | 11:08:00
The GSMA has launched a new Innovation Fund for Rural Connectivity, aimed at expanding digital inclusion through innovative new technology solutions for connecting unserved rural communities.

Everest accelerates blockchain tech in Nigeria, Rwanda and Kenya

10-11-2018 | 11:04:00
Everest, a biometry-based, value transfer company, and 1000 Alternatives, a leader in social impact development, have announced a new partnership created to accelerate blockchain innovation and spur economic development in Kenya, Nigeria and Rwanda.

[Egypt] Smartphone maker, Silicon Industries Corp, to expand in Africa

10-11-2018 | 09:20:00
Egypt's first smartphone maker is looking to enter the broader African market by the end of 2018 or early 2019 as it seeks to boost exports, its sales director said.

Boost launches in Kenya to help consumers with airtime purchase

10-11-2018 | 09:17:00
Boost chatbot has launched in Kenya to help users select and buy the best airtime bundle for their needs after analyzing a user’s requirements for data, SMS and minutes.

IT, Green Economy identified as future-oriented businesses in SA

10-11-2018 | 09:11:00
South African SMEs are estimated to represent 90% of formal businesses, provide employment to about 60% of the labour force and contribute approximately 34% of the country’s GDP.

Afreximbank presents new trade facilitation programme to Guinean banks

10-11-2018 | 08:57:00
The African Export-Import Bank has taken its recently-introduced Afreximbank Trade Facilitation Programme to Guinean banks, telling representatives of the Guinean banking sector that the programme will lead to improved support from Afreximbank.

Muddy Water extends attacks towards government targets in Africa

10-11-2018 | 08:16:52
Kaspersky Lab researchers have detected a continuous stream of spear-phishing emails targeting African governments. The emails are being sent by Muddy Water, an advanced threat actor first seen targeting Iraq and Saudi Arabia in 2017.

Kenya Postal Corporation seeks partnership with Amazon

10-11-2018 | 07:18:00
Kenya’s postal service provider the Kenya Postal Corporation of Kenya is eyeing a deal with American e-commerce company Amazon that will see it become their official logistics in the country.

[South Africa] e4 appoints Masego Khutsoane Head of Financial Services

10-11-2018 | 05:29:00
Digitalisation expert, e4, has appointed Masego Khutsoane as its new Divisional Head of Financial Services. Khutsoane joins e4 with a wealth of experience having held senior positions within the JSE, Absa, Woolworths Financial Services and Nedbank.