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[Rwanda] Amsterdam-based NOTS Solar Lamps to invest $70m for Solar Home Systems

08-08-2019 | 05:57:31
Amsterdam-based impact enterprise NOTS Solar Lamps has signed a deal with the Government of Rwanda to accelerate the provision of electricity to the lowest income families in the country.

[Rwanda] Next Einstein Forum announces new cohort of 25 Fellows, Africa's top young scientists

08-08-2019 | 05:36:45
The Next Einstein Forum has announced its third Class of NEF Fellows, 25 strong scientists, all under 42 years, whose research and innovations are contributing to solve Africa's and the world's most pressing challenges.

[South Africa] Samsung launches its Research and Development Academy Project for young innovators

08-08-2019 | 05:22:09
Samsung South Africa partnered with the University of the Western Cape (UWC) and Microsoft to launch its Research and Development (R&D) Academy Project.

[South Africa] JUMO appoints Buhle Goslar as its Africa CEO

08-07-2019 | 12:07:00
JUMO, a fintech company building next-generation financial services to empower emerging market entrepreneurs, has appointed Buhle Goslar as its Africa CEO.

Paratus connects Africa’s West and East coast with Trans-Kalahari Fiber network

08-07-2019 | 11:35:00
A route that would normally take more than 60 hours to drive with a car, can now be done in about 31 milliseconds on the new Paratus Africa fiber network.

[Namibia] Paratus expands it Mobile LTE network rollout plan

08-07-2019 | 08:10:27
Telecommunications service provider Paratus Namibia has announced the completion of the initial phase of its National Mobile-LTE rollout plan.

Angola Cables announces plans to launch live gaming portal

08-07-2019 | 06:48:00
Angola Cables has announced that, through its low latency submarine fibre cable routes, it will provide a new Live Gaming Portal in Angola.

Liquid Telecom appoints Kate Hennessy as Group CFO

08-07-2019 | 06:32:07
Pan African telecommunication company Liquid Telecommunications Holdings has announced the appointment of Kate Hennessy as Group CFO replacing Phil Moses.

[Kenya] Microsoft appoints Jack Ngare as managing director of its African Development Centre

08-07-2019 | 04:36:00
Microsoft has appointed Jack Ngare as the managing director Africa Development Centre in Kenya that the company launched in May 2019.

Averda partners with Ramco Systems to integrate processes for its employees in the Middle East and Africa

08-06-2019 | 13:19:00
Averda partners with Ramco Systems to integrate processes of its employees in the Middle East and Africa.

AB InBev partners with BanQu to empower Africa farmers with blockchain technology

08-06-2019 | 09:33:20
AB InBev Africa and BanQu Inc have teamed up to uplift smallholder farmers; expand financial inclusion and empowering more people across Africa.

Telecom Namibia launches services at Impalila Island

08-06-2019 | 09:27:53
Residents of Impalila Island now have access to fixed and mobile telecommunications services, following the launch of Telecom Namibia services at the Island.

A Digital Language Resources Center to be opened in Potchefstroom, South Africa

08-06-2019 | 08:33:00
The Deputy Minister for Higher Education, Science and Technology, Buti Manamela, will officially launch the South African Center for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) in Potchefstroom on Wednesday, 7 August.

[Nigeria] NCC reassures telecoms consumers of protection in the wake of crackdown on interconnectivity debts


08-06-2019 | 07:25:00
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reassured the over 174 million telecoms consumers of their protection from suffering any service disruption as a result of the ongoing regulatory intervention.

[Egypt] Fiber Misr and Orange Marine partner to provide submarine cable services

08-06-2019 | 07:20:00
Egypt’s Fiber Misr has entered into a partnership with Orange Marine to establish the first regional centre in Egypt and Africa to provide services for this industry.