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DARE 1 submarine cable lands in Kenya

03-13-2020 | 08:52:42
Telkom Kenya has landed the Djibouti Africa Regional Express 1 (DARE 1) submarine cable in Mombasa Kenya.

Instant messaging software market powered by growing popularity of artificial intelligence, report

03-13-2020 | 06:25:57
The market of instant messaging software is predominantly driven by the growing mobile messaging platforms.

Google set to train 20,000 women across Africa

03-13-2020 | 06:06:00
Google has announced that it will double its commitment to women in Africa and aims to train 20,000 women this year.

Itron launches next-generation communications module for EMEA

03-12-2020 | 13:05:00
Itron, Inc., which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy and water, announced the launch of its Cyble 5 communications module for utilities and cities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Intracom Telecom reinforces Morocco's border surveillance with advanced radio equipment

03-12-2020 | 11:05:00
Intracom Telecom has announced the supply of its market-leading Point-to-Point microwave (PtP MW) radio, OmniBAS™, to the Border Management Programme for the Maghreb.

[South Africa] KaiOS and Mozilla partner to enable a healthy mobile internet for everyone

03-12-2020 | 10:26:00
Kai’s engineering expertise and Mozilla’s software support have announced that they will ensure future versions of Gecko are compatible with KaiOS-enabled devices and their web-based resources.

[Cameroon] MTN's customer-centric strategy delivered a solid performance in 2019

03-12-2020 | 10:17:00
With 10 million subscribers being 49.5% market share and a turnover of nearly 219 billion FCFA, the leader of the Electronic Communications sector in Cameroon returns to growth in 2019, after four years of sharp decline.

Ghana set to launch universal QR Code, accelerate pace for cash-lite society

03-12-2020 | 10:12:00
The impending launch of a universal QR Code will accelerate the pace of making Ghana a cash-lite society in the near future, the Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has predicted.

IrisGuard, partners launch mobile payment cash transfer platform for refugees in Egypt

03-12-2020 | 08:35:00
IrisGuard UK Ltd has announced the deployment of its revolutionary EyePay® Cash mobile platform enabling refugees in Egypt to receive their financial aid assistance via iris identification.

ITU postpones WSIS, AI for Good summits over Coronavirus fears

03-12-2020 | 06:30:16
Given the global COVID-19 outbreak, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and partners have decided to postpone the dates for the upcoming World Information Society (WSIS) Forum as well as the AI for Good Global Summit

Crédit Agricole Egypt adopts Fiorano Software solutions to boost efficiency

03-12-2020 | 06:08:00
Fiorano Software has announced that Crédit Agricole, Egypt has implemented the Fiorano Hybrid Integration Platform (HIP) to reduce time and cost required for integrating applications.

Zain annual report calls for global sustainable solutions to save the planet

03-12-2020 | 06:02:00
Zain Group has published its annual thought leadership report, this year entitled, “The Circular Economy: Embedding Sustainable Solutions in a bid to Save the Planet.”

[Tanzania] WomenChoice Industries secures $200,000 funding from Gray Matters Capital’s coLABS

03-12-2020 | 05:46:00
WomenChoice Industries – a manufacturer and distributor of low-cost reusable sanitary towels has raised US$ 200,000 funding from Gray Matters Capital’s gender lens portfolio - coLABS

[Kenya] Jumia launches Tech Week Campaign

03-12-2020 | 05:38:00
The campaign which will run from 16th – 27th March will see customers visiting the Jumia website to secure deals on phones, computing, televisions, games and consoles, cameras and other accessories.

Facebook's Community Accelerator Programme targets projects from Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria

03-11-2020 | 12:12:29
Facebook has launched a Community Accelerator programme that will target projects and initiatives from three sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) countries – South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria.