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Liquid Telecom to invest $400m in Egyptian network infrastructure

12-10-2018 | 06:25:00
Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has announced that it is investing 8 billion Egyptian Pounds (USD400m) in Egypt over the next three years.

GE Nigeria launches e-learning portal targeting entrepreneurs

12-07-2018 | 13:36:51
General Electric has launched an e-learning portal for its Lagos Garage advanced manufacturing training program.

Addis International Bank, WorldRemit target 2 million Ethiopians in diaspora with money transfer service

12-07-2018 | 13:05:00
Global digital money transfer service WorldRemit has joined forces with Addis International Bank for digital money transfers.

MTN unveils music streaming service in South Africa

12-07-2018 | 10:50:00
MTN has launched MusicTime!, a fully inclusive time-based music streaming service through Simfy Africa.

[Kenya] Azuri, Unilever launch e-voucher system for off grid customers

12-07-2018 | 06:20:00
Pay-as-you-go solar pioneer Azuri and consumer goods company Unilever have launched an e-voucher system designed to help off-grid rural consumers in Kenya access consumer goods and services via pay-as-you-go solar.

Kwesé unveils new strategy, launches Kwesé Play in Kenya

12-06-2018 | 12:56:00
Kwesé, a subsidiary of Econet, has today announced the launch of video-on-demand (VOD) streaming service, Kwesé Play, as the centerpiece in its new Kenyan broadcasting strategy, and a first in Kenya.

TC4A launches its East Africa business in Kenya to boost universal healthcare coverage through digital innovation

12-06-2018 | 10:59:46
Social impact company Tech Care for All (TC4A), has announced the launch of its East Africa business, to be headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.

[South Africa] SAP unveils the first sports-specific cloud solution, SAP Sports One

12-06-2018 | 09:18:32
SAP has launched SAP Sports One, the first sports-specific cloud solution powered by SAP's celebrated HANA platform.

[South Africa] Internet Solutions opening Africa’s largest pre-fabricated data centre in South Africa

12-06-2018 | 08:06:00
Internet Solutions has announced plans to open the largest pre-fabricated data centre in South Africa. The data centre is due to officially begin operating in January 2019 and will be located in Rosebank, Johannesburg.

South Africa cybercrime bill enters its final legislative cycle

12-06-2018 | 07:35:00
As South Africa’s business sector continues to expand across a myriad of digital platforms, cybercrime continues to threaten this burgeoning digital sphere

Technical University of Munich launches Africa initiative promoting sustainable development

12-06-2018 | 07:14:25
The Technical University of Munich in collaboration with African research and academic institutions has launched an Africa initiative.

[South Africa] Nedbank’s MobiMoney surpasses 50k users

12-05-2018 | 13:48:00
Nedbank’s new mobile account, MobiMoney, has seen more than 50 000 people sign up less than eight weeks after the bank rolled out a pilot project for the service.

[Kenya] Safaricom trials new base stations for urban areas

12-05-2018 | 11:46:00
Safaricom has today began trial of a new and innovative network coverage technology aimed at enhancing coverage in urban areas.

[Kenya] Cellulant to build a single payments API for Africa’s fintech companies

12-05-2018 | 08:23:00
Pan-African payments company Cellulant has announced plans to build an application programming interface (API) for Africa’s payments companies to solve Africa’s payment problems.

Mastercard and Housing Finance Bank partner to help build Uganda’s digital payments ecosystem

12-05-2018 | 05:42:00
Mastercard has partnered with Housing Finance Bank, to launch Mastercard Debit and Prepaid Card options to the bank’s customers in Uganda to deliver a quick, convenient and secure alternative to cash.