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[Nigeria] Playfre launches its music streaming service in 13 new African countries

10-30-2019 | 12:07:00
Nigerian music streaming service Playfre has announced that it is launching in 13 more African countries. Before this, music streaming on Playfre was only limited to only 5 African countries

Workonline launches Remote Cloud Connect services in Africa

10-30-2019 | 11:03:01
Workonline Communications, has launched Remote Cloud Connect, facilitating access to cloud services for Workonline customers over a dedicated Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) service.

[Kenya] Goodwell invest $2 million in on-demand delivery platform Sendy

10-30-2019 | 08:39:59
Goodwell Investments has agreed to invest $2 million in Nairobi based fast-growing on-demand delivery platform Sendy.

[Kenya] Equitel rolls out new bundle with talk time and insurance cover

10-30-2019 | 08:20:00
Equity Bank Group's mobile payment and banking platform Equitel has announced the release of a new telephony bundle that offers customers both talk-time and insurance cover.

[South Africa] uKheshe wins 2019 Global Fintech Hackcelerator Programme

10-30-2019 | 06:18:00
South Africa’s QR cash card and microtransaction platform, uKheshe, has won the 2019 Global Fintech Hackcelerator Southern Africa competition.

[Kenya] CA recognizes students in cyber security awareness drive

10-30-2019 | 05:38:00
Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has recognized 43 students from 10 universities for exceptional skills at the Cyber Security Hackathon held at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi.

[Kenya] 150 East African companies shortlisted for CIO100 Awards

10-30-2019 | 05:28:00
More than 60 percent of the companies that entered into the most coveted IT excellence awards in East Africa have been shortlisted with Kenya being ahead of the pack.

Off-grid sanitation technology to increase use of innovation for better services in South Africa

10-29-2019 | 09:55:00
Innovative off-grid sanitation technology is among the innovations that could be used at municipal level to give residents across South Africa's equitable access to basic services.

[Nigeria] Dangote Cement turns to GE to digitize its cement plants

10-29-2019 | 09:10:02
GE will modernize seven GE LM6000PC Aeroderivative Gas Turbines and Install Its Asset Performance Management (APM) Digital Solution at Dangote Cement Plants in Obajana and Ibese, Nigeria.

[Senegal] Orange opens its second Digital Center in Dakar

10-29-2019 | 09:05:00
Orange is inaugurating its new concept of a place entirely dedicated to innovation, an “Orange Digital Center”.

DR Congo government partners with New Cloud Technologies to boost cloud infrastructure

10-29-2019 | 09:03:23
The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Russian company New Cloud Technologies has entered into a partnership.

[Nigeria] MainOne, Zenlayer partner to expand connections in and out of West Africa

10-29-2019 | 08:23:00
Zenlayer and MainOne have partnered to greatly expand connectivity between international companies and West Africa.

[South Africa] Vodacom launches prepaid smartphone offers for customers

10-29-2019 | 08:15:00
South African telco, Vodacom, has launched a new affordable prepaid device offering for its customers that will see barriers to entry for more aspirational smartphones fall by the wayside.

[South Africa] Vox expands satellite services with Avanti data and voice offerings

10-28-2019 | 11:40:33
Integrated ICT and infrastructure provider Vox has announced the introduction of several capped and uncapped data and voice plans being made available through its partnership with Avanti Communications.

UK partners with Kenyan Fintech companies to increase financial inclusion

10-25-2019 | 11:07:00
The Lord Mayor of the City of London Peter Estlin, has announced £10 million of UK Aid support towards the Catalyst Fund during a visit to Nairobi.