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Digital investment app, Franc, launches in South Africa

07-11-2018 | 08:19:00
The stokvel has long been South Africa’s favourite way for a group of people to save and invest. Today, the traditional stokvel has gone digital with Franc, a new app which makes investing simple and affordable for anyone with a smartphone.

Ghana cocoa farmers to benefit from satellite technology project

07-11-2018 | 06:40:52
SAT4Farming, an initiative to reach thousands of small-scale cocoa producers with information and services to improve their productivity and sustainability has been unveiled.

[South Africa] Anchor Capital lists on A2X

07-10-2018 | 12:00:00
The Anchor Group, a South African financial services holding company, today became the ninth firm to have a secondary listing on A2X.

Telecom Egypt and Orange announce wholesale service deals

07-10-2018 | 10:35:42
Telecom Egypt and Orange Egypt have announced the signing of a renewal of their international telecom services agreement, first signed in January 2015 for a period of four years.

[South Africa] Walletdoc launches secure virtual invoicing method

07-10-2018 | 10:12:00
walletdoc, a South African fintech startup, has launched a new way for businesses to collect more money from customers using easy and secure online credit and debit card payments on invoices and statements.

TomTom acquires full ownership of TomTom Africa

07-10-2018 | 08:48:30
TomTom has strengthened its position in Africa by buying out the minority shareholders of TomTom Africa (Pty) Ltd. Consequently, TomTom increases its ownership from 76 to 100 per cent.

MTN Nigeria IPO to commence in August

07-10-2018 | 06:55:00
MTN Nigeria’s bid to be listed on the Nigerian stock exchange has been approved to go ahead after weeks of delay by Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Yahsat to launch satellite broadband service across West Africa

07-10-2018 | 06:39:00
Yahsat plans to launch YahClick this year in five new markets in West Africa. The service will be available in Senegal and Gambia through service partner Arc Telecom, in Ivory Coast through CEE-NET, Isocel in The Benin, and through both Teledata and Comsys in Ghana.

Startimes and SMIT target African Pay-TV services with new technology

07-10-2018 | 06:32:00
African digital TV operator StarTimes together with global security device provider SMIT will launch and promote CI Plus 1.3 Conditional Access Modules (CAMs) with the operator profile function to African markets.

Honeywell confirms its in-flight Wi-Fi installations in Africa

07-10-2018 | 06:25:00
Honeywell International Inc. has confirmed the first installations of its JetWave™ satellite communications hardware in Africa, bringing a high-speed, global and consistent in-flight Wi-Fi solution to business jets in Africa.

[South Africa] Teraco to invest R1bn in ICT infrastructure

07-09-2018 | 07:38:00
In its largest infrastructure build project to date, African neutral data centre provider has announced that it will be expanding the Teraco Isando Campus (JB1).

Tunisie Telecom picks Sparkle to activate transit connectivity port

07-09-2018 | 07:03:01
The International Services arm of TIM Group, and Tunisie Telecom have announced the upgrade of Tunisie Telecom’s international IP transit connectivity.

Mint enters Africa digital payment processing contract with Mastercard

07-06-2018 | 13:57:09
The Mint Corporation’s subsidiary, Mint Gateway for Electronic Payment Services LLC, has entered into a payment processing services agreement for the processing of Mastercard branded payroll cards in an African based payroll card program.

Telecom Egypt and Etisalat Misr sign national roaming agreement

07-05-2018 | 11:43:00
Telecom Egypt and Etisalat Misr have signed an amendment of the national roaming agreement sealed in June 2017. The amendment provides better financial and service quality terms availing improved commercial conditions for Telecom Egypt.

Liquid Telecom and AfriLabs to support innovators across Africa

07-05-2018 | 08:41:57
Liquid Telecom has partnered with AfriLabs, the largest network organisation of 100 innovation centres across 30 African countries, to explore new ways to support local start-ups and promote sustainable innovation across Africa.