News

Airtel mulls introducing mobile money in Nigeria

08-16-2019 | 12:02:00
Telecommunication company Airtel Africa has announced plans to roll out mobile money in Nigeria.

Endangered Wildlife Trust launches knowledge hub to save African Lion

08-16-2019 | 08:43:00
A new knowledge hub has been launched by the Endangered Wildlife Trust to accurately quantify the numbers and population trends of the African Lion, and document its presence or absence across its range.

[South Africa] Vodacom reaches 16 million rural people with 4G network

08-16-2019 | 06:53:00
Vodacom South Africa said it has extended its rural and deep rural 4G coverage to over 16 million people.

SAP equips 700 Ghana teachers with digital skills as part of Africa Code Week

08-16-2019 | 06:50:00
Nearly 700 teachers in Ghana completed their digital skills training this month as part of the country’s preparations for SAP Africa Code Week.

G3G South Africa awarded SAP Gold Partner status

08-15-2019 | 13:59:00
G3G South Africa has announced the achievement of SAP Gold Partner status, an award is in recognition of their numerous successful implementations of both SAP Business One and SAP S/4HANA solutions.

[South Africa] SANSA space operations tracks Chandrayaan 2 to the Moon

08-15-2019 | 11:44:29
The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) facility in Hartebeesthoek is part of various international ground stations that are tracking Chandrayaan 2 and ensuring that it will land safely on the Moon.

TECNO launches its first device running KaiOS

08-15-2019 | 08:14:47
TECNO the leading mobile phone brand in Africa has announced the launch of the latest 3G smart feature phone T901, the first TECNO device running on KaiOS

[South Africa] Financial inclusion startup, uKheshe, completes its first seed funding

08-15-2019 | 08:03:06
10 months since launching its financial inclusion platform, uKheshe, the fintech company has announced the completion of its first seed investment round.

[Kenya] Ilara Health raises $735K from ShakaVC, Chandaria Capital

08-15-2019 | 07:47:45
Nairobi-based affordable diagnostics startup Ilara Health has raised $735,000 from seasoned investors including ShakaVC, a Nairobi-based firm backed by Chinese investors.

Africa’s payment technology business Verve launches global card in New York

08-15-2019 | 06:49:00
Verve, a payments technology and card business in Africa, and Discover Global Network, the payments brand of Discover, have held an event to launch the Verve Global Card.

TechnoServe and Wehubit launch drone project to bolster Benin’s cashew industry

08-15-2019 | 06:30:00
TechnoServe and Wehubit have launched an initiative that will use drones to improve the productivity and environmental sustainability of the country’s important cashew sector.

Kobo360 raises $30 million in Series A Funding to drive expansion

08-14-2019 | 09:50:00
Kobo360, the digital technology platform disrupting African third-party logistics, has announced the completion of a $20M Series A equity round.

Facebook expands its Africa local language coverage to enhance fact checking

08-14-2019 | 09:45:54
Facebook has announced that it has added new local language support for several African languages as part of its Third-Party Fact-Checking programme.

New tech to allow West African farmers access seed and fertilizer data online

08-14-2019 | 06:36:13
Experts from IFDC, CORAF, and the private sector have come together in Dakar Senegal to develop an online tool to give localized seed and fertilizer recommendations.

[Nigeria] Publiseer shortlisted for Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards

08-14-2019 | 04:59:01
Nigeria’s digital content distribution startup Publiseer, has been shortlisted for the Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2019.