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Microsoft affirms its commitment to support Kenya’s agricultural sector.

11-30-2020 | 05:54:07
Microsoft recently hosted a virtual roundtable – further reaffirming its commitment to digitally transforming the agricultural sector has emerged as key to long-term growth in Africa.

[South Africa] CMC Networks to offer direct access to Microsoft Azure Peering Service

11-30-2020 | 05:45:53
CMC Networks has announced that it now offers direct access to the Microsoft Azure Peering Service, further increasing access to its broad range of cloud services.

SMEs show growth in use of eCommerce solutions during festive season, report

11-30-2020 | 05:35:49
Digital Payments provider Visa has released a report detailing how the use of e-commerce has taken an upward trajectory as the festive season approaches.

MainOne partners with Microsoft for reliable internet connectivity to cloud services in West Africa

11-27-2020 | 07:20:00
MainOne, West Africa’s communications services company for business, has become the first Microsoft Azure Peering Services partner for West Africa, providing enterprises using Microsoft Cloud services.

MTN Group furthers financial inclusion with MoMo

11-27-2020 | 06:05:00
Driven to secure financial inclusion across its markets, MTN Group continues to grow the number of MTN Mobile Money (MoMo) users on its network, a trend that has accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Logistics company Saloodo! launches digital freight platform globally

11-26-2020 | 15:08:51
Logistics company Saloodo! has announced that it is now ready to be used globally for road freight transports.

Liquid Telecom accelerates cross-border connectivity in Botswana

11-26-2020 | 12:17:00
Pan-African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom, is activating 82 km of fibre in a cross-border network into Botswana, to give more people access to Liquid Telecom’s footprint of more than 73,000km of Pan African fibre.

[Kenya] M-PESA becomes first African fintech platform to join United for Wildlife financial taskforce

11-26-2020 | 06:56:00
M-PESA has become the first mobile money provider in Africa to join the Financial Taskforce established by United for Wildlife, a coalition of charities that works to tackle the illegal wildlife trade.

[Kenya] Kilimall partners with realme on Black Friday sale

11-25-2020 | 12:30:00
In keeping with the Black Friday tradition and spirit, Kenya’s online shopping platform Kilimall has announced the flash sale of three flagship realme smartphones on Friday 27 November 2020

Telekom Networks Malawi selects Globe Teleservices as exclusive partner for International Voice and Messaging

11-24-2020 | 13:35:00
Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM), the telecom operator of Malawi, has chosen Globe Teleservices exclusive partner for International Voice and A2P messaging aggregation in the country.

Lux Afrique Group opens Africa’s first luxury e-commerce boutique

11-24-2020 | 09:00:00
The Lux Afrique Group in keeping with its pioneering spirit, will open the virtual doors to Africa’s very first online luxury multi-brand e-commerce store, the Lux Afrique Boutique, on 25 November 2020.

Entersekt and Cellulant partner to deliver safer mobile banking solutions in Africa

11-24-2020 | 08:29:00
Entersekt, a company involved in device identity and omnichannel authentication, has announced a partnership with Cellulant, Africa’s financial technology company.

COMESA scales down 2021 budget to leverage on ICT

11-24-2020 | 08:27:09
COMESA Secretariat has prepared a scaled-down budget for 2021 to leverage on information technology in carrying out its activities.

Mastercard Foundation, Intouch partner to support, mentor young entrepreneurs in Senegal

11-24-2020 | 07:14:00
As part of its Young Africa Works program in Senegal, the Mastercard Foundation has partnered with Pan-African fintech InTouch to support the 10 000 Jambaars project, which will deploy a network of 10,000 agents to provide digital services.

Cash Crusaders, KaiOS launch DIXON XK1 South Africa’s first unlocked smart feature phone

11-24-2020 | 06:54:00
Cash Crusaders and KaiOS Technologies announced the DIXON XK1, the first open market KaiOS device in South Africa, now available from the Cash Crusaders stores across the country.