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Revenue authorities in Uganda and DR Congo bet on digital infrastructure to enhance trade

07-12-2019 | 06:39:00
Uganda and DR Congo tax institutions have signed the Regional Electronic Cargo Tracking System (RECTS) standards operating procedures, marking the launch of the RECTs control centre extension to DRC cargo.

Schneider Electric releases white paper to solve edge computing challenges

07-12-2019 | 06:34:00
To support IT professionals in developing a strategy to deploy IT at the edge, Schneider Electric, has released a new white paper entitled 'Solving Edge Computing Infrastructure Challenges'.

NEC XON provides Africa’s first AI-driven wireless LAN

07-12-2019 | 06:27:16
Southern Africa IT company NEC XON has announced that it is providing the first AI-powered wireless LAN (WLAN) solution in Africa.

[Morocco] WorldRemit partners with Cash Plus to enable digital money transfers

07-11-2019 | 13:42:00
Online money transfer service WorldRemit has teamed up with Cash Plus to enable digital money transfers to +2000 cash pickup locations across Morocco

[Kenya] YSK unveils 2nd edition of the National Science and Technology Exhibition

07-11-2019 | 12:11:36
Young Scientists Kenya (YSK) in partnership with the Ministry of Education, The Embassy of Ireland and BLAZE by Safaricom have launched the 2nd edition of National Science and Technology Exhibition

African ICT Foundation appoints Hago Elteraifi as Regional Director for East Africa

07-11-2019 | 11:54:34
The African ICT Foundation has announced the appointment of Engr. Hago Elteraifi Mohamed Dafalla, to lead its activities in East Africa.

Mastercard partners with USADF and CIAT to grow farmers network across Africa

07-11-2019 | 08:47:14
Mastercard has announced the signing of two public-private partnerships that will extend the reach of the Mastercard Farmers Network (MFN) to millions of smallholder farmers in Africa.

Luxembourg supports WFP's emergency telecommunications in Libya

07-11-2019 | 07:43:00
Luxembourg has contributed €500,000 to support emergency telecommunications being provided by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Libya through the humanitarian community’s Emergency Telecommunications Sector.

Buxeros Capital social impact investment fund targeting SMEs in South Africa

07-11-2019 | 07:21:00
Buxeros Capital, a public-private social impact investment fund has established a presence in South Africa with the aim of investing in emerging market SMEs in Southern Africa.

[Nigeria] NSE admits Airtel Africa to its main board

07-11-2019 | 06:49:00
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (The Exchange or NSE) is pleased to announce the Cross Border Secondary Listing of 3,758,151,504 ordinary shares of Airtel Africa Plc on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

[Nigeria] OPay raises $50 million to expand to other African markets

07-11-2019 | 06:41:00
OPay, a provider of a rapidly growing mobile payment service and consumer platform in Nigeria has raised $50 million in total funding

[South Africa] Barko Financial Services chooses Temenos cloud software to deliver personalized digital customer experiences

07-11-2019 | 06:27:00
Temenos has announced that Barko Financial Services has selected Temenos software to replace its legacy systems, in both core and front office, to offer a compelling and personalized customer experience.

[Morocco] Startup support players come together to promote competitive innovation ecosystem

07-11-2019 | 06:22:00
In the last three years, start-ups have been generating a growing interest in Morocco among public institutions, international organizations and corporates.

Kenya social entrepreneur feted with Commonwealth award for linking farmers to global markets

07-10-2019 | 14:34:00
Cameroon and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) have partnered on a project to operationalize Cameroon’s digital transformation blueprint.

MultiChoice Nigeria launches MyGOtv app

07-10-2019 | 12:05:46
Multichoice Nigeria has launched a new mobile app, MyGOtv, for its digital platform, GOtv.