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[Kenya] Safaricom joins Unstereotype Alliance, A UN Women initiative

06-24-2019 | 07:11:00
Safaricom has been inducted as the 4th member of the highest governing body of the Unstereotype Alliance chaired by Phumzile Mlambo – Ngcuka, the UN Women Executive Director.

Hilda Kragha appointed as new CEO for Jobberman.Com Nigeria

06-24-2019 | 07:08:00
Hilda Kabushenga Kragha has joined the Jobberman Nigeria as the company’s Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the growth and operations for the company.

Vodacom enters agreement with ITA to sell Angolan operations and assets

06-24-2019 | 07:05:00
Vodacom Group has entered into an agreement with Internet Technologies Angola, the largest independent enterprise telecommunications provider in Angola.

[Angola] Ministry of Telecommunications launches ‘ao’ domain

06-21-2019 | 13:05:00
The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technologies (MTTI) has launched the domain "ao" - an electronic website and institution indicating that they are registered in Angola.

Foreign participation, competition drive Tanzania telecom market, report

06-21-2019 | 13:02:00
The Tanzania government has actively embraced competition in the telecom market and has encouraged the private sector despite it having retaken control of the incumbent telco TTC.

[South Africa] VOD Communications adds Ribbon’s cloud solutions to its distribution portfolio

06-21-2019 | 11:00:00
VOD Communications has announced it is adding Ribbon's Network Edge Orchestration, a hybrid Cloud/Edge solution, to its distribution portfolio.

Mitel Appoints Feras Zeidan as Regional Director of Middle East and Africa

06-21-2019 | 06:20:00
Mitel®, a global business communications company, has announced the appointment of Feras Zeidan to lead the company’s operations in Middle East and Africa.

Central Bank of Egypt launches first financial technology portal to support digital transformation

06-21-2019 | 06:15:00
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has launched the first national financial technology portal.

Nigeria's National Identity Management Commission joins Secure Identity Alliance as an advisory observer

06-21-2019 | 06:08:00
Secure Identity Alliance (SIA), the global identity and secure digital services advisory body, has announced that Nigeria's National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has joined the SIA as an Advisory Observer.

Globalstar successful completes MSS and terrestrial authorizations across Africa

06-20-2019 | 09:53:00
Globalstar has announced that it has received MSS and terrestrial authorizations in South Africa, Mozambique, Gabon, and Rwanda.

Bolt expands across major cities in Kenya

06-20-2019 | 08:47:08
Ride-hailing platform Bolt is set to launch its operations in 3 major urban centers in Kenya, setting the stage for a continued push to expand its market footprint within the country.

[Nigeria] Healthtech startup MDaaS Global closes on $1m seed funding

06-20-2019 | 08:46:46
Healthtech company MDaaS Global, which is building a network of tech-enabled diagnostic facilities in Nigeria, has closed on seed funding totaling US$1 million.

[South Africa] Carte Blanche opens a new paediatric burns unit in KwaZulu-Natal

06-20-2019 | 08:41:41
The Carte Blanche Making a Difference Trust has prioritized the upliftment of paediatric facilities and services for trauma and burns patients at Ngwelezana Hospital, where the wards were seriously dilapidated and under-resourced.

[Ghana] Smiths Detection to deploy cargo screening technology at Tema Port

06-20-2019 | 05:12:31
Smiths Detection has won a contract with Meridian Port Services Limited (MPS) to provide cargo inspection technology for the major Tema Port Expansion project in Ghana.

[Kenya] InterswitchSPAK STEM competition ends with Central region emerging top

06-20-2019 | 04:40:54
Secondary schools in the Central Region have emerged tops in the just-ended National Qualifying Test for the ongoing InterswitchSPAK STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) competition.