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Ayoba signs up AppsFlyer to support its push to become Africa’s largest digital platform

10-30-2020 | 06:14:44
AppsFlyer, the global marketing attribution player, has announced a partnership with Ayoba to propel the free instant messaging app designed by Africans for Africans to become the largest digital platform in Africa.

Western Union expands real-time payout globally

10-30-2020 | 06:02:05
Western Union, a global player in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, has announced it has further expanded its global digital network for funds payout and increased the availability of real-time payouts.

BIDTravel and Sabre power digital transformation across Africa

10-29-2020 | 08:22:00
Sabre Corporation, software and technology company powering the global travel industryannounc ed the signing of a long-term, technology agreement with BIDTravel.

[Kenya] Bolt upgrades security features to ensure safer rides across the country

10-28-2020 | 09:55:05
Bolt, on-demand transportation platform in Africa has up-scaled security and safety features on the platform to improve safety and well-being of passengers, riders and drivers during a Bolt trip.

Orange partners with Smart Africa, announces new investments to improve quality of service, data security for end-users

10-28-2020 | 06:48:00
Orange, a platinum member of the Smart Africa Alliance, supports the One Africa Network (OAN) project which has the aim of reducing the cost of communication and keeping the traffic generated and destined for Africa within Africa.

[South Africa] Vodacom KwaZulu Natal boosts security measures to combat vandalism, battery theft

10-28-2020 | 06:26:00
Organised crime syndicates are increasingly targeting Vodacom base stations in KwaZulu Natal region for theft and vandalism, with over 70 incidents of vandalism reported on a monthly basis.

realme 7i set for Kenyan launch in November

10-27-2020 | 15:30:00
Smartphone manufacturer realme has announced the entry of its newest brand realme 7i in the Kenyan market on Tuesday November 10 at 11:00am East African time.

CDC commits additional $40m to Liquid Telecom to support Africa’s digital transformation

10-27-2020 | 11:33:00
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor announced an additional $40 million equity investment into Liquid Telecom, Africa’s independent fibre, data centre and cloud technology provider.

Ericsson launches Graduate Program in Africa to help innovate the future

10-27-2020 | 10:42:05
Ericsson has launched its 2020 edition of the Graduate Program in Africa. The program aims to grow the technical skills of the graduates, train them in the Ericsson technology, solutions and their delivery.

MTN Nigeria appoints new Group CEO and Chief Risk Officer

10-26-2020 | 08:13:54
MTN Group announced two new appointments of Chief Executive Officer of major subsidiary MTN Nigeria Communications and that of MTN Group Chief Risk Officer, a new group executive committee (exco) position, effective 1 March 2021.

realme debuts Buds Q in the Kenyan market

10-24-2020 | 15:30:00
Global smartphone manufacturer realme has unveiled the realme Buds Q in the Kenyan market as it seeks to position itself as a smartphone brand for the urbane and suave youthful generation.

Young African professionals make it big in Germany, Covid-19 notwithstanding

10-23-2020 | 08:27:00
When the coronavirus pandemic spread in early 2020, economies around the world closed down and most people were relegated to remote work.

Comtech receives $1m satellite ground station equipment order from Mobile Network Operator in Africa

10-23-2020 | 07:30:00
Comtech announced that during its first quarter of fiscal 2021, its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received a $1 million order for satellite ground station equipment from a Mobile Network Operator in Africa.

Cisco accelerates secure cloud adoption with launch of New WAN edge platform

10-22-2020 | 14:54:15
Cisco has announced its new Wide Area Networking (WAN) edge platform to help customers accelerate cloud adoption and deliver secure and automated connectivity to applications across cloud.

Vertiv announces distribution partnership with Cyber Security South Africa

10-22-2020 | 11:15:00
Vertiv, global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, announced a distribution partnership with Cyber Security South Africa (CSSA), cyber security technology distributor.