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Alibaba Cloud offers AI, cloud services to help battle COVID-19 globally

03-19-2020 | 13:26:29
Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, says it has offered medical personnel around the world advanced cloud-based technology applications in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Paxful launches annual list of top 10 African women to watch in bitcoin and blockchain

03-19-2020 | 13:23:00
Global peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace, Paxful, is shining the spotlight on the contribution women are making to the rapidly growing blockchain and bitcoin industries.

[Nigeria] Mastercard launches Girls4Tech programme to address skills gap

03-19-2020 | 10:07:00
Mastercard has launched the rollout of its first 2020 Girls4Tech programme in Nigeria.

My Office to supply one million licenses to schools in Cameroon

03-19-2020 | 06:45:26
The Russian developer of office software "My Office" and the Cameroon's Ministry of Education have agreed to provide one million software licenses of My Office Education in schools.

[Kenya] REREC selects SAP to enhance transparency in tendering process

03-19-2020 | 06:41:00
REREC partnered with SAP to enable expert bid evaluation, contract lifecycle management and supplier self-service through a digital transformation project named Project Platinum.

[South Africa] GoSolutions adopts modern tech solutions to deliver value to businesses

03-19-2020 | 06:38:00
GoSolutions has been part of the GoGlobal group since 2015. GoGlobal, a business renowned for their logistics planning and systems, have been part of many ground-breaking business ventures.

Dentsu Aegis Network sub-Saharan Africa launches data labs

03-18-2020 | 13:09:00
Dentsu Aegis Network sub-Saharan Africa has launched Dentsu Data Labs - this specialist division will lead the way in data intelligence and consultancy, marketing technology and audience insights.

Hummingbird raising $24M to back promising, impactful tech ventures across Africa

03-18-2020 | 11:56:00
Hummingbird Impact is raising a $20M blended-finance impact fund to invest in scalable, tech-enabled social ventures at the pre-Seed, Seed and Series A stages.

Jumia and Reckitt Benckiser partner to provide consumers access to hygiene products in Africa

03-18-2020 | 11:46:00
Africa’s e-commerce platform Jumia has announced a major partnership with Reckitt Benckiser, the global health products manufacturer to help consumers access hygienic products at the lowest price.

Hong Kong fintech company EMQ expands global reach into Africa

03-18-2020 | 09:19:30
EMQ, a global financial settlement network, has announced its footprint expansion into Africa.

[South Africa] SA Taxi hails automated lending in the cloud as driver of 25% loan growth

03-18-2020 | 06:38:20
SA Taxi, a financier of over 10 percent of South Africa’s minibus taxi fleet has introduced FICO’s cloud-based decision management solution to drive lending growth of 25 percent.

Absa deploys Africa’s first conversational AI powered virtual banking assistant

03-18-2020 | 06:35:00
Absa Group Limited's subsidiaries outside of South Africa have selected and deployed KAI, Africa's first Conversational AI powered virtual banking assistant.

TECNO Mobile unveils Sony's first 64mp smartphone camera to Africa

03-18-2020 | 06:30:00
Global premier mobile phone brand TECNO Mobile is changing the world of smartphone cameras in emerging markets once again with the upcoming launch of its smartphone CAMON 15 series.

[Kenya] Government, Amref Health Africa partner on COVID-19 response

03-17-2020 | 11:13:00
In support of Kenya’s efforts to respond to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Amref Health Africa has partnered with the Ministry of Health to improve surveillance, early detection and track the spread of the disease.

Trintech launches German data center to meet growing demands for financial solutions in EMEA region

03-17-2020 | 10:29:00
Trintech has invested in a data center in the German market to meet the growing customer demands of its financial solutions in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region.