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AlphaCode incubator seeks financial services entrepreneurs in SA

07-30-2018 | 10:02:00
AlphaCode, an incubation, acceleration and investment vehicle for early-stage financial services businesses powered by Rand Merchant Investment Holdings is looking for businesses or ideas that could change the face of financial services.

Google's free public Wi-Fi initiative expanded to Nigeria

07-30-2018 | 09:53:00
Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, will be the first on the continent to receive Google's free public Wi-Fi service, the company has announced.

[Rwanda] Andela launches tech hub for software developers in Africa

07-25-2018 | 06:08:23
Andela, the company building high-performing engineering teams with Africa's most talented software developers, has launched a pan-African technology hub in its fourth African market: Kigali, Rwanda.

[Tanzania] Puma Energy introduces Masterpass QR payment solution

07-24-2018 | 09:57:37
Mastercard has partnered with Selcom to enable local businesses and merchants to accept interoperable digital payments, many for the first time.

[South Africa] TransUnion and FirstCheck launch vehicle checking app

07-24-2018 | 06:51:58
Credit protection company TransUnion and South Africa's first vehicle valuation & verification app FirstCheck have partnered to launch South Africa’s first consumer-focused vehicle checking app.

Liquid Telecom appoints Stephane Duproz to head Africa Data Centres

07-24-2018 | 06:16:04
Africa Data Centres (ADC) has named Stephane Duproz as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately.

UAE Exchange rebrands its Uganda operations as Unimoni

07-20-2018 | 06:44:45
UAE Exchange, a global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, has announced the rebranding of its Uganda operations as “Unimoni”.

Vodacom is South Africa’s fastest network, Ookla and ATIO results

07-20-2018 | 06:40:49
Two leading independent analyst groups have confirmed that Vodacom has South Africa’s fastest 4G network and overall fastest network, respectively.

Online financial transactions in Africa to grow to $3billion by 2020

07-19-2018 | 12:59:08
Close to $100m of fundraising has been injected already in 2018 into Africa’s bourgeoning fintech and mobile payments sector.

Nigeria Customs adopts Oracle blockchain service

07-19-2018 | 08:19:49
Nigeria Customs Service is among the global early adopters of the Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service which has recently been introduced.

Clayton Naidoo appointed Cisco General Manager for Sub Saharan Africa

07-18-2018 | 12:12:15
Multinational technology company, Cisco, has appointed Clayton Naidoo as the new general manager for Sub Saharan Africa.

Diamond Trust Bank Uganda launches Mastercard premium card solutions

07-18-2018 | 08:43:00
Diamond Trust Bank Uganda (DTB) has announced that it will be offering Mastercard’s premium card payment solutions in the country, which includes the Mastercard Gold Debit Card and Platinum Credit Card.

GE releases whitepaper on digitization of Africa's energy distribution

07-18-2018 | 08:33:04
As Africa faces emerging opportunities to help deliver efficient, affordable and reliable electricity to consumers, GE Power’s Grid Solutions business has unveiled a whitepaper on the “Digitization of Energy Transmission & Distribution in Africa.”

Afrimart, Pan African pioneer B2B e-commerce platform launched

07-17-2018 | 11:36:56
Pan-Africa’s pioneer Business to Business (B2B) e-commerce platform for made in Africa products, AFRIMART, has officially been launched.

SS Africa to have 34 million unique mobile subscribers by 2025, study

07-17-2018 | 08:57:05
More than half the population of Sub-Saharan Africa will be subscribed to a mobile service by 2025, according to the latest edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy report series.