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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.

USTDA expands affordable internet access in South Africa, creates new U.S. export opportunities

08-06-2019 | 06:34:00
The USTDA awarded a grant to South Africa’s Wireless Access Providers Association (WAPA) for a pilot project that will help improve internet access for rural and semi-rural areas through the use of American TV white space (TVWS) technologies.

[Kenya] Safaricom unveils customer offer to grow home fibre clientele

08-05-2019 | 13:07:00
Safaricom has embarked on a move to grow the uptake of its Home fibre service.

[Nigeria] Sparkle launches to improve retail services in Nigeria

08-05-2019 | 08:32:00
Uzoma Dozie, one of Nigeria’s leaders in the financial sector, has launched a new financial technology community and ecosystem, Sparkle, a mobile-first platform focused on the country’s retail sector.

[Angola] MSTelcom invests $4 million in new technology solutions.

08-05-2019 | 08:23:54
Sonangol subsidiary MSTelcom has invested $4 million from 2018 in two new services MStcloud and Cyber Security, two technological solutions, one for storage and one for corporate virtual data protection.

Econet confirms Kwese shutdown

08-05-2019 | 06:17:40
Econet Group has confirmed that Econet Media Limited has ceased operations with effect from 5 August 2019.

[Egypt] Hala El Gohary appointed CEO of Information Technology Industry Development Agency

08-05-2019 | 06:14:00
Egypt Prime Minister Mostafa Mabdouly has appointed Hala El Gohary as the CEO of the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA).

[South Africa] Vodacom Mpumalanga partners with community members to tackle theft of base stations sites

08-02-2019 | 11:05:00
Vodacom Mpumalanga has well over a thousand base stations in that province, many of which are in isolated areas.

[South Africa] SAP partners with Discovery Health to digitize health insurance businesses

08-02-2019 | 06:16:59
SAP and Discovery Health, a South African medical insurance administrator, are partnering to combine data-driven insights, insurance and healthcare products with a customer-centric engagement platform.

Kevin von Neuschatz appointed appointed CEO of Elemental Financial to champion financial inclusivity in Africa

08-02-2019 | 06:13:00
Kevin von Neuschatz, has been appointed as CEO of the new RegTech payments solutions provider, Elemental Financial, providing risk-managed correspondent banking services to Africa.

Pixellot and Shoott introduce AI-automated production to the South African market

08-02-2019 | 06:04:05
Pixellot and Shoott South Africa, one of the country's leading sports production companies, have announced a partnership to introduce AI-Automated technology to the market in South Africa.

[Kenya] Equity Bank named Africa’s best digital bank for 2019

08-01-2019 | 11:35:29
Equity was recognised for its digital offerings, both in corporate and retail banking and how it uses technology to benefit both clients and the efficiency of the institution.

[South Africa] MTN warns customers of fake MTN Facebook accounts

08-01-2019 | 11:23:05
MTN has warned its customers about two parody social media accounts, namely MTN AWOOF Giveaway and MTN Free Dashout that purport to be official MTN accounts.