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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.

[Namibia] Polar Power receives $0.8 million to construct cell sites

07-17-2018 | 06:29:00
Polar Power, Inc., a global provider of prime, backup and solar hybrid DC power solutions, has entered the wireless infrastructure market in Namibia.

Africa.com acquires iAfrica.com

07-16-2018 | 13:36:00
Africa.com has completed its acquisition of iAfrica.com, South Africa’s oldest news portal from South African media giant, Primedia (Pty) Ltd and telecom, MTN (Pty) Ltd

Togo implements IMF's enhanced general data dissemination system

07-16-2018 | 11:44:04
Togo has launched a National Summary Data Page (NSDP) in implementing the recommendations of the Enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS).

[Kenya] GreenTec Capital invests in Bismart, insure-tech startup

07-16-2018 | 09:01:53
GreenTec Capital has announced its investment into Bismart Insurance from Kenya. Leveraging on cutting edge technology, the company provides a digital interface to offer insurance products and services across Africa.

Poa! Internet launches unlimited home internet service in rural Kenya

07-16-2018 | 08:33:00
Community Internet service provider, poa! internet on Thursday launched Kenya’s first village home Internet service. The internet provider is offering unlimited Wi-Fi into homes around Ting’ang’a, Kiambu County.

Telecom Egypt, Liquid Telecom sign MoU for Cape Town to Cairo network

07-16-2018 | 06:45:00
Liquid Telecom and Telecom Egypt have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding that will enable Liquid Telecom to shortly complete Africa’s terrestrial fibre network stretching all the way from Cape Town, South Africa, to Cairo, Egypt.

Universal Music Group expands operations to Francophone Africa markets

07-13-2018 | 13:08:00
Universal Music Group (UMG), the global music-based entertainment, has announced a significant expansion in French-speaking Africa, with the launch of a new strategic division within French-speaking Africa markets.

[South Africa] Sangari to distribute Veative VR solutions to schools

07-13-2018 | 10:46:00
Continuing its promise to place innovative teaching and learning technologies into schools, Sangari Education has been appointed a distributor for Veative’s educational virtual reality (VR) solutions.

WatchBox enters South African market

07-12-2018 | 06:34:00
WatchBox, the global ecommerce platform for the buying, selling, and trading of pre-owned luxury timepieces has announced its expansion into South Africa through a strategic partnership with Topwatch.

[Nigeria] TFhost wins best local hosting company award

07-12-2018 | 06:22:47
TFhost, the leading Domain Name registrar and Hosting Service Company has emerged as the overall best local hosting company in Nigeria for the year 2018.