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CEB FiberNet picks ECI telecom to design and deploy fiber-optic backbone network in Mauritius

03-14-2019 | 06:22:52
ECI, has been awarded a contract by CEB FiberNet to expand its existing fiber optic network coverage to provide advanced telecom services and connectivity to the country.

SAP, Google Cloud launch Global Sustainability Contest for social entrepreneurs

03-14-2019 | 06:22:00
SAP and Google Cloud have launched a Global Sustainability Contest for Social Entrepreneurs looking for revenue-generating ideas that use data analytics and machine learning to power circular economy businesses.

Youtube Premium launches in South Africa

03-14-2019 | 06:15:48
Google has announced the launch of YouTube Premium and YouTube Music in South Africa, making it the first country to enjoy the services.

[Kenya] Blockchain Startup CapAgri selected into æternity Ventures’s 2nd Starfleet Accelerator Program

03-14-2019 | 05:57:22
Kenya’s CapAGRI Africa has been selected among the most-promising seed stage blockchain startups from around the world to take part in æternity Venture’s ‘Starfleet’ Accelerator Programme.

[South Africa] Crossfin Technology invests R600 Million in Retail Capital to support local SMEs

03-14-2019 | 05:44:23
Local Fintech group Crossfin Technology Holdings has announced that it has taken a significant minority interest into Retail capital.

Liquid Telecom expands availability of Microsoft Azure in Africa

03-14-2019 | 05:17:31
Liquid Telecom and Microsoft Gold Partner, have announced the availability of Microsoft Azure across its pan-African network.

South Africa Rugby Union names Microsoft its official cloud partner

03-13-2019 | 13:55:46
Microsoft South Africa has announced that it is the official cloud partner of the South African Rugby Union (SARU).

Converge Technologies embraces Zinfi solutions to automate its African operations

03-13-2019 | 08:35:00
ZINFI Technologies, Inc. has announced that Converge Technologies, a reseller of IT and telecommunications solutions in Africa, has begun using its technology to automate its marketing workflow.

Two African Startups make it to Gray Matters Capital Calibrator program

03-13-2019 | 08:03:18
Two African startups, Kenya’s MumsVillage and Sierra Leone’s Mosabi have made it to the second cohort of Gray Matters Capital’s Calibrator program – GMC Calibrator.

BitMinutes forays into Nigeria’s booming crypto space

03-13-2019 | 06:15:00
BitMinutes Inc., a financial services technology company (FinTech) that leverages blockchain and tokenization launched in Nigeria a few weeks ago and has caught the attention of the locals.

Vodacom partners with Samsung to unveil South Africa’s first eSIM wearable

03-13-2019 | 06:03:54
Vodacom customers will soon have the freedom to connect and link a number of devices to their primary account using the same phone number following the launch of Vodacom OneNumber.

Visa targets 15 Tanzania banks with mobile app that allows cross-border transactions

03-13-2019 | 06:00:16
Global payment technology company Visa, is set to unveil a mobile app in Tanzania that will allow free of charge and cross border transactions.

Ampion and Plutos Ventures launch new venture for Africa-focused startups

03-13-2019 | 05:30:20
Africa-focused Ampion and Berlin-based Plutos Ventures Holding have announced the founding of Ampion Ventures to support African startups with seed capital and strategic expertise support.

[South Africa] Omidyar Network launches new venture firm to support fintech entrepreneurs

03-13-2019 | 05:10:25
The Financial Inclusion Initiative at Omidyar Network has announced the launch Flourish, a new venture firm focused on backing fintech entrepreneurs in emerging markets.

[South Africa] Financial Software and Systems acquires 46 per cent stake in Ecentric

03-12-2019 | 12:52:10
FSS, Financial Software and Systems, a global payments technology company, has announced a strategic investment in Ecentric Payment Systems.