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Asia-Africa-Europe-1 Consortium deploys Infinera to double capacity on intercontinental cable system

05-26-2020 | 14:30:00
Infinera announced that Asia-Africa-Europe-1 Consortium (AAE-1) has completed a significant upgrade with Infinera to boost capacity on its subsea network connecting East Asia to Europe via Egypt.

[Kenya] Safaricom’s Sanda Ojiambo appointed United Nations Global Compact Executive Director

05-26-2020 | 10:29:00
Sanda Ojiambo, Safaricom’s Head of Sustainable Business and Social Impact has been appointed as the Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative.

Travel Africa Network selects Eutelsat to launch first HD African travel channel

05-26-2020 | 08:14:00
Eutelsat Communications’ HOTBIRD video hotspot has been selected by Travel Africa Network for the broadcast of its first High Definition African travel channel.

MTN is the most admired brand in Africa, survey

05-26-2020 | 08:09:00
MTN remains the ‘Most Admired African Brand’ based on spontaneous consumer responses in Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands 2020 survey.

Cassava Fintech announces release of a voice and video conferencing service

05-25-2020 | 09:35:00
Cassava Fintech International (CFI), a subsidiary of Econet Global, has announced the release of ‘Sasai TeamTalk’, a voice and video conferencing service that takes up to 20 people on one call.

Bango expands into Africa, Asia and Latin America

05-25-2020 | 09:30:00
Bango has successfully launched carrier billing routes in the Google Play store for new operators in Asia, Latin America and Africa.

AdaptiveMobile Security makes internet safer, supports MTN’s partnership with Internet Watch Foundation

05-25-2020 | 07:20:00
In its continued efforts to protect mobile networks and their subscribers from all global mobile security threats, AdaptiveMobile Security is supporting MTN with their latest Child Online Protection programme.

Vodacom Group creates Vodacom South Africa as standalone business

05-22-2020 | 10:31:00
Vodacom Group has simplified its structure following the recent expansion of its African portfolio and accelerated growth ambitions on the continent, including financial and digital services.

United Nations launches global initiative to combat misinformation

05-22-2020 | 09:50:29
The United Nations launched ‘Verified’, an initiative to combat the growing scourge of COVID-19 misinformation by increasing the volume and reach of trusted, accurate information.

South African fintech startup Ukheshe selected to join Mastercard Start Path

05-22-2020 | 06:50:09
Focused on financial inclusion, Ukheshe’s technology platform helps banks and telcos provide affordable digital banking and payment services

[Kenya] APA Insurance simplifies insurance purchases, reporting claims with new app

05-22-2020 | 06:36:00
Kenyan insurer APA Insurance has launched an app that will enable Kenyans to make fast and safe motor insurance purchases, renewals and report claims easily on their mobile devices anywhere and anytime.

Digital transformation establishes UBA’s continental dominance

05-21-2020 | 10:04:00
Pan African Financial group, UBA, has invested in cutting edge technology in a bid to boost its overall service offering to customers a development that has shown its unalloyed commitment to establishing its dominance across Africa.

Ecobank and Google rolls out digital solutions for African SMEs

05-21-2020 | 06:45:00
Ecobank Group, the pan-African Bank, in collaboration with Google is helping to equip African SMEs with the necessary digital skills to navigate the rapidly evolving business world.

Nigeria fintech company Carbon launches new social banking service

05-21-2020 | 06:35:00
Carbon in an effort to improve the experience of its customers, has launched Carbon Express - A keyboard extension that allows customers to access Carbon services from within whatever app they are using.

DHL launches one-stop customer portal for digital logistics

05-20-2020 | 13:24:00
DHL Global Forwarding, Deutsche Post DHL Group’s air and ocean freight specialist, has launched myDHLi, the only fully integrated online platform for freight forwarding customers.