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Microsoft Partners with DEMO Africa to empower African startups

09-27-2018 | 07:27:15
Microsoft has teamed up with the Lions@frica initiative of the African Technology Foundation to empower the startups finalists that will be pitching at DEMO Africa 2018.

[Egypt] Ibnsina Pharma adopts Infor systems to streamline operations

09-27-2018 | 07:24:04
Infor, a provider of industry-specific cloud applications, has announced that Ibnsina Pharma, one of Egypt's largest distributors of pharmaceutical products, has invested in Infor EAM warehouse management system.

Africa is the Silicon Valley of banking, TagPay

09-26-2018 | 13:41:37
The rise of fintechs might be shaking up the banking sector in developed countries, but African banks are taking full advantage of this technological revolution.

Ed-tech startup Schoolap wins the DRC round of Seedstars World

09-26-2018 | 13:35:27
The Ed-tech startup which aims to improve the quality of teaching via the internet by providing access to digital lessons beat 10 other startups to emerge the overall winner.

Google Search marks its 20th anniversary

09-26-2018 | 13:11:59
Google Search is celebrating 20 years of organizing the world’s information and making it accessible to billions of users in close to 200 languages.

[Kenya] Safaricom named UN Global Compact lead company

09-26-2018 | 08:59:00
Kenya’s telecommunication company Safaricom has been recognized as a Global Compact LEAD company for its ongoing commitment to the United Nations Global Compact and its Ten Principles for responsible business.

MEST unveils its fourth tech hub in Nairobi

09-26-2018 | 08:09:00
The Nairobi space will also host the new East African office of its parent brand, a global leader in media intelligence and AI-Driven Outside Insight, Meltwater, who is also expanding into the region.

Techno Brain partners with ZAP on data management in Africa

09-26-2018 | 07:20:36
Africa's technology company, Techno Brain Group has signed a major distribution contract with ZAP, for sales and channel partnerships of its data management and analytics software across Africa and Middle East.

Six Kenyans among winners of Facebook Community Leadership Program

09-26-2018 | 06:27:00
Unveiled in February this year, Facebook Community Leadership Program is a global initiative that invests in people building communities.

Submarine cable linking Angola and Brazil goes live

09-26-2018 | 05:28:30
Angola Cables has just announced that the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) has gone live for commercial traffic.

MTN Uganda and Mastercard diversify Mobile Money services in Uganda

09-25-2018 | 10:44:00
MTN Uganda in partnership with Mastercard and United Bank for Africa have announced a new service that will enable quicker, safer and more convenient online payments globally.

Internet Society, Facebook to expand internet connectivity in Africa

09-25-2018 | 09:12:31
The Internet Society, a global non-profit organization dedicated to the open development, evolution and use of the Internet, has announced that it is partnering with Facebook to develop Internet Exchange Points (IXP) throughout Africa.

MTN Zambia, Astria Learning pact connects youth to college education

09-25-2018 | 06:25:24
The renewed partnership between Astria Learning, a global e-learning solutions provider and Zambia’s telecommunications company, MTN Zambia has seen a larger percentage of Zambia’s economically challenged young adults obtain a college level education online.

Telecom Egypt acquires 50% of EISCC for $15m

09-24-2018 | 07:37:00
Telecom Egypt announces that its board of directors has approved the acquisition of 50% of its subsidiary Egyptian International Submarine Cable Company at a value of USD 15mn.

[Nigeria] Clickatell, GTBank, Kwesé partner to offer live streaming

09-24-2018 | 06:01:00
Clickatell Transact and Kwesé iflix, together with GT Bank and other banks in Nigeria have partnered to offer the freshest line-up of sports, news and entertainment, available to millions of Nigerians, via the Kwesé iflix platform.