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WorldRemit partners with Paykii to enable international bill payments

03-26-2020 | 09:31:00
Online international money transfer company WorldRemit has joined forces with Paykii to launch international bill payments using the WorldRemit app or website.

MTN and Ericsson commence Network Managed Operations in Benin

03-26-2020 | 09:28:00
MTN Benin has extended its long-term relationship with Ericsson to provide world-class managed services, including Network Operations Center, Field Services in Radio, Core and Transmission in Benin.

Nearly a billion used smartphones set to enter the market, study

03-25-2020 | 15:01:00
5G smartphone upgrades could see nearly a billion used devices enter the market across the globe in 2020.

Benin unveils online platform for business registration

03-25-2020 | 12:13:00
Benin this month took its business registration processes 100 per cent digital, setting up an efficient, new online single window that houses all regulatory processes needed to open a business in record time.

[Kenya] Afya Rekod launches AI consumer data driven platform to curb Corona pandemic

03-25-2020 | 12:10:00
Kenyan health tech startup Afya Rekod is sprinting to launch its artificial intelligence (AI) and Blockchain built consumer driven health data platform amidst the corona virus pandemic.

[South Africa] Vodacom zero rates more sites, pushes for more free messages on COVID-19

03-25-2020 | 11:42:00
Working in partnership with the Department of Health, Vodacom has made access to the official South African COVID-19 100% free for customers with a device to access without data or airtime.

[South Africa] Data sharing platform Omnisient receives funding from Nedbank, Investec and Compass Venture Capital

03-25-2020 | 07:20:56
Omnisient, a Cape Town-based Privacy-by-Design startup that specializes in secure data sharing for businesses, has landed pre-Series A funding from Nedbank CIB, Investec and Compass Venture Capital.

ROAM Africa announces remote work policy for employees due to COVID-19

03-25-2020 | 06:53:08
ROAM Africa (Ringier One Africa Media), Africa’s classifieds group, has announced that it is requiring all employees to work remotely as part of efforts to protect its workforce from the COVID-19 virus.

MTN Cameroon suspends payment of money transfer fees between mobile money accounts

03-24-2020 | 13:02:00
MTN Cameroon has announced the suspension of the payment of fees on money transfers between MTN Mobile Money accounts.

Workonline Communications commits to provide internet facilities to centers of excellence in South Africa

03-24-2020 | 11:00:00
Workonline Communications, a pan-African, global Network Service Provider, has increased its long-term commitment to providing Internet facilities to Afrika Tikkun Centres of Excellence across South Africa.

Loon, Telkom ballon-powered internet receives nod to fly in Kenya

03-24-2020 | 08:30:00
Loon, the Alphabet company working to bring balloon-powered Internet to Kenya with its local partner, Telkom Kenya, announce the reception of all regulatory and Cabinet approvals to begin flying balloons in Kenya.

World Health Organization launches WhatsApp messaging service to provide COVID-19 facts

03-24-2020 | 06:15:00
World Health Organization is launching a messaging service with partners WhatsApp and Facebook to keep people safe from coronavirus.

African Telecommunications Union calls for harmonized action by telecommunications regulators to combat Coronavirus Pandemic

03-24-2020 | 06:01:20
The African Telecommunications Union has put together a set of guidelines to assist in combating the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic that every Member State should consider.

[South Africa] MultiChoice expands information, entertainment offering and reach

03-23-2020 | 17:56:00
As most people are now required to spend more time at home to avoid the spreading of the COVID-19, Multichoice will provide broadened access to credible information at this time by making news channels more widely available.

[South Africa] VodaLend makes accessing of vital small business funding possible during tough economic times

03-23-2020 | 17:42:00
VodaLend, a product of Vodacom Financial Services, has made accessing of vital small business funding possible during tough economic times in South Africa.