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MTN Group appoints Lele Modise as Group Chief Legal Counsel

05-28-2019 | 06:12:40
MTN Group has appointed Kelebogile (Lele) Modise as its new Group Chief Legal Counsel. Lele will report to Group President and CEO Rob Shuter and will join MTN Group's Executive Committee.

[Ghana] appsNmobile launches virtual point of sale service targeting merchants

05-27-2019 | 09:31:00
Ghana’s fintech company appsNmobile has launched a Virtual Point of Sale service, a USSD enabled application that merchants can use to receive mobile money payments from their customers for goods and services

[South Africa] Professional Provident Society taps into Freshworks software to boost efficiency

05-27-2019 | 09:25:00
Professional Provident Society (PPS), the South Africa-based specialized insurance services leader, has aligned its Information Technology teams with Freshworks, a customer engagement software provider.

South Sudan launches international gateway to boost telecom sector

05-27-2019 | 08:17:40
South Sudan has launched its maiden International Gateway which will ease call rates and boost internet services offered by its two leading telecom companies.

COMESA, UNCTAD partner to establish regional trade information portals

05-27-2019 | 07:23:00
COMESA and United National Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) have launched a Co-delegation Agreement to implement trade facilitation projects in the region.

Huawei targets South Africa ICT students with free 5G training

05-27-2019 | 07:21:00
Telchnology company Huawei South Africa has unveiled a free 5G training course for ICT postgraduates at two Gauteng universities in South Africa.

[Nigeria] Gokada secures Series A $5.3m funding

05-27-2019 | 07:15:00
Gokada, the Lagos-based on-demand motorcycle taxi app, has secured a Series A fundraise of $5.3 million.

[Ghana] appsNmobile Solutions receives Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard certification

05-24-2019 | 09:01:00
Ghana’s fintech company appsNmobile Solutions has received the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard certification having gone through and complied with all the standard requirements.

[Nigeria] IDHS mulls African expansion to increase healthcare access

05-24-2019 | 06:59:07
Nigerian e-health start-up iDHS HealthWise is looking to expand operations across Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda and South Africa as it seeks to increase access to various healthcare service

AirTelTigo Ghana commits one percent of sales to boosting education

05-24-2019 | 06:52:16
AirtelTigo Ghana has announced it is deepening its long-standing commitment to communities in the Ashanti, Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions.

[Nigeria] ECOWAS collaborates with NASRDA on space technology development

05-23-2019 | 13:18:00
ECOWAS is collaborating with the National Space Research and Development Agency of Nigeria in the development of space technology and research in the region.

[Zambia] World Bank debars Jiangsu Zhongtian Technology Company for fraudulent practices

05-23-2019 | 13:14:00
The World Bank has announced the 20-month debarment of China-based Jiangsu Zhongtian Technology Co., Ltd. for fraudulent practices under the Lusaka Transmission and Distribution Rehabilitation Project in Zambia.

Allied Wallet partners with African banks, governments to roll out digital payment technology

05-23-2019 | 13:11:00
Global online payment company Allied Wallet and Dr. Andy Khawaja are partnering with Aimable Mpore of Telecel Global to bring state-of-the-art digital payment technology to over one billion people in Africa.

[South Africa] SqwidNet and ChipFox-SA take agricultural IoT to new heights

05-23-2019 | 12:19:00
The value of the Internet of Things (IoT) lies in its inherent ability to connect to physical things to collect data that can be used to inform decision-making.

GODAN high level agricultural policy meetings conducted in Ghana

05-23-2019 | 09:02:45
The Executive Director of the GODAN Initiative was in Ghana holding a series of meetings with Ministers and representatives as part of GODAN's efforts to support common Open Data and Agricultural policy in Western Africa.