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O-CITY enters Kenya to drive contactless payments across Matatu bus service

11-19-2020 | 13:42:22
O-CITY, the automated fare collection provider by BPC, announced its initiative to drive contactless payments across bus services in Nairobi, Kenya.

African tech startups secure funding from Orange Ventures MEA Seed Challenge

11-19-2020 | 10:14:51
Six African tech startups and one Jordanian startup have secured funding from Orange Ventures Africa & Middle East.

Liquid Telecom provides domain hosting to 152 Kenyan schools to enhance online learning

11-19-2020 | 06:41:10
Liquid Telecom, the pan-African communications service provider has successfully connected 152 schools to website domains as part of a broader effort to enhance schools abilities to deliver online learning.

[Mauritius] Accelerex Holdings secures $20 million investment from Africa Capital Alliance

11-19-2020 | 06:30:00
Accelerex Holdings Mauritius has signed an investment agreement with regional private equity firm, Africa Capital Alliance,ACA, for the Capital Alliance Private Equity IV fund to invest $20 million in Accelerex.

South Africa's MetroFibre Networx completes new capital raise from AIIM and STOA

11-18-2020 | 10:12:00
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), Africa’s infrastructure-focused private equity fund managers, has acquired a minority equity stake in MetroFibre Networx, a South African open access fibre network operator.

StressFreeCarRental.com expands into South African car rental market

11-18-2020 | 06:55:17
Despite a big reduction in the size of the global car rental market due to the Covid pandemic, StressFreeCarRental.com continues to expand into new international markets.

Wipro partners with SNP SE to accelerate enterprise transformation for customers globally

11-18-2020 | 06:40:09
Wipro Limited and SNP Schneider-Neureither & Partner SE have announced a strategic partnership to help customers accelerate their enterprise transformation journey.

realme C12 official sale goes live in Kenya

11-17-2020 | 11:45:00
Smartphone manufacturer realme has partnered with online shops like Kilimall and other offline platforms for the sale of realme C12 which was launched in Kenya last week alongside realme 7i.

Liquid Telecom and Zayo partner to expand global network coverage

11-17-2020 | 10:40:16
Pan-African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom, has announced their partnership with Zayo Group Holdings, Inc., a global leader of Communications Infrastructure.

Mastercard and Network International partner to expand commercial payment solutions in Africa and Middle East

11-17-2020 | 10:37:57
Mastercard and its strategic partner Network International have announced a collaboration to drive the adoption of commercial payments and solutions across the region.

Africa Data Centres Tier III certification renewed

11-17-2020 | 10:35:06
Africa Data Centres, Africa’s largest network of interconnected, carrier- and cloud-neutral data centre facilities, has had its Tier III certification renewed by the Uptime Institute for its Nairobi-based data centre.

Eutelsat's Konnect satellite enters into service

11-17-2020 | 06:10:00
Eutelsat Communications announced the successful entry into service of its new-generation EUTELSAT KONNECT High Throughput Satellite at the 7° East orbital position.

[South Africa] Affordable devices a big opportunity in driving 4G migration in Africa

11-16-2020 | 15:57:00
There are significant business opportunities in the mobile broadband space in building an ecosystem of affordable mobile devices to support user migration to 4G and 5G cellular network technology.

[South Africa] DStv launches Explora Ultra decoder with integrated Netflix

11-16-2020 | 14:20:00
MultiChoice Group has officially launched its next-generation decoder in South Africa. The new Explora Ultra will be available at participating retail stores from next week.

[South Africa] Technology is key to reducing inequality in Africa, Communication Minister

11-16-2020 | 12:54:00
The South African government is ramping up policies aimed at using digital technology to reduce inequality, create opportunities and reap the benefits of ICT for a post-pandemic social and economic revival.