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MoneyGram and Zeepay launch new money transfer service in Ghana

09-14-2018 | 09:09:47
International money transfer company, MoneyGram and Zeepay, a mobile financial services company, have unveiled a new partnership that enables customers around the world to send money directly to more than 11 million mobile wallets in Ghana.

PesaPal opens new office in Arusha

09-13-2018 | 14:20:11
The new Arusha offices are in addition to its offices in Zanzibar and Dar Es Salaam as the company seeks to support its growth strategy particularly in the hospitality and retail segment.

SUDPAY named winner of Senegal round of Seedstars World

09-13-2018 | 13:55:00
SUDPAY, a startup that allows municipalities to mobilize more revenue by digitizing the collection of local taxes and financially including merchants is the winner of Seedstars Dakar.

Kenyans schools benefit from Camara Education e-learning project

09-13-2018 | 08:30:00
Two schools in Kenya have benefited from an e-learning project led by Camara Education in conjunction with Dell and Computer Aid.

Samsung To Mentor 19 South African Start-ups

09-13-2018 | 07:36:00
As part of employee volunteer programme, Samsung has arranged the Global Start-up Acceleration Programme in South Africa, in partnership with (SEDA) and NGO Nangila to mentor start-ups in various fields to support the sustainable growth of entrepreneurs.

Taxify announces new feature to help boost driver earnings

09-13-2018 | 07:35:38
The Driver Destinations feature will allow drivers to indicate they’re going and then synchronize it with the Taxify app for drivers to find and connect with trips that are on their way.

Mastercard introduces a global trade platform for businesses

09-13-2018 | 07:17:00
Mastercard has partnered with Microsoft to introduce Mastercard Track, a global trade platform that will simplify and enhance how companies around the world do business with each other.

[South Africa] Sygnia shares begin trading on A2X

09-13-2018 | 07:08:00
Sygnia shares begin trading on A2X today under share code SYG. Sygnia is the eleventh issuer to secondary list on the exchange. Sygnia retains its primary listing on the JSE.

Vodacom Tanzania inks deal with Google Play to simplify app purchase

09-13-2018 | 06:58:00
The leading mobile network operator, Vodacom Tanzania has signed a partnership deal with Google to give customers the option to pay for content on the Google Play Store using Vodacom Airtime balance.

Nedbank, Mastercard unveil payment system for South Africa businesses

09-12-2018 | 11:08:00
Nedbank has partnered with Mastercard to launch Qkr! with Masterpass, a mobile order-ahead and payment platform developed by Mastercard Labs.

Africa PC market stabilizes as tablet demand plummets, IDC

09-12-2018 | 08:22:09
The Africa and Middle East personal computing devices market, which is made up of desktops, notebooks, workstations, and tablets, declined 7.7% year on year in Q2 2018, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC).

Loon sends a single internet connection 1000km across seven balloons

09-12-2018 | 06:39:24
Loon, the Alphabet company that is planning to launch balloon-powered internet connectivity in Kenya next year, has successfully sent a test internet connection 1,000 kilometers across seven balloons.

Oracle hosts its Impact Technology Summit in Nairobi

09-12-2018 | 06:19:07
Oracle yesterday announced its Impact Technology Summit, hosted in Nairobi and geared towards driving awareness of emerging technologies and their impact on business.

Kenyan new online retailer Hashmart bets big on electronics

09-12-2018 | 05:51:52
Hashmart Kenya, which specializes in electronics says it is positioning itself to give established players in e-commerce segment a run for their money.

Mastercard and Vodacom launch first online card in Tanzania

09-12-2018 | 05:38:49
Mastercard has partnered with Vodacom and BancABC to introduce the first online card in Tanzania – the M-Pesa virtual card.