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Mastercard, IFC partnership reaches 7.2 million new digital financial service users in Sub Saharan Africa

05-17-2018 | 15:13:05
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, together with the Mastercard Foundation have released a new report documenting the transformation underway in financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa.

[Kenya] Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore named East Africa CEO of the year

05-17-2018 | 15:10:52
Kenyan telecommunication company Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore has been named the Corporate Executive of the Year at the inaugural East Africa Com Awards.

Somalia to establish first Internet Exchange Point, allowing ISPs exchange internet traffic locally

05-17-2018 | 15:07:24
Ministry of Post, Telecom and Technology is facilitating the establishment of Somalia’s first Internet Exchange Point in Mogadishu.

Siemens takes Digital Solutions of the year award at Africa Utility Week

05-17-2018 | 13:57:00
Siemens provides a comprehensive portfolio of products, solutions, and services to help build and operate microgrids of any size

Pan-African Bank Ecobank Wins Best Digital Strategy Award

05-17-2018 | 13:42:00
Ecobank’s digital strategy leverages digitalisation for scale and ubiquity and is the key plank in its ambition to be the top consumer financial services franchise in Africa

Adopt Cloud Computing Security for business transformation

05-17-2018 | 12:23:00
Organizations need to implement and manage consistent security policies across hybrid data centers and explained that data security has become a concern now that cloud storage has become more common.

Apex Biotech Ltd to invest $18 million for a new drug plant in Rwanda

05-17-2018 | 10:59:43
Apex Biotech Ltd, a pharmaceutical manufacturing firm will open an $18 million drug plant in Rwanda.

[Rwanda] New technology platform to help farmers access loans faster

05-17-2018 | 09:40:00
The Smart Nkunganire System will ensure that farmers comply with recommended best farming practices – such as quality and quantity of agro-inputs – to qualify for the loan; leading to higher quantity and better quality of the harvest.

German Businesses in Civil Security Technologies and Services to explore opportunities in Uganda and Rwanda

05-17-2018 | 09:12:00
AHK Services Eastern Africa Ltd, the service company of the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Kenya (AHK Kenya), in conjunction with the German- African Business Association (Afrika-Verein) is organizing a business delegation trip to Uganda and Rwanda.

[Africa Tech Week] Linking frontier technologies with infrastructure for sustainable development

05-17-2018 | 08:56:00
Frontier technologies are converging through the increasing use of digital platforms to produce new combinatory technologies, accelerating the pace of change across multiple sectors.

Ethiopian Railways Corporation picks Smith Detection Technology for security along the new Ethiopian-Djibouti railway route

05-16-2018 | 07:04:51
Ethiopian Railways Corporation has selected Smiths Detection technology to safeguard people and infrastructure on the vital new railway link between Ethiopia and the port at Djibouti.

PAR Technology subsidiary awarded $19.8 million U.S. Navy contract award in Djibouti

05-16-2018 | 06:51:25
PAR Technology Corporation has announced that its subsidiary, Rome Research Corporation, has been awarded a U.S. Navy SeaPort-e task order to provide telecommunications operations at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.

New Report: Frontier Technologies can boost progress in attaining SDGs

05-15-2018 | 17:45:00
According to the UNCTAD Technology and Innovation Report 2018 report, frontier technologies are converging through the increasing use of digital platforms to produce new combinatory technologies, accelerating the pace of change across multiple sectors.

Rosatom builds Center for nuclear science and technology in Zambia

05-15-2018 | 16:55:46
The Centre for Nuclear Science and Technology in Zambia will ensure wide application of radiation technologies in medicine, industry, and agriculture.

Technology group Voith opens new hydropower projects Hub in Ethiopia

05-15-2018 | 16:04:24
The new facility in Ethiopia will coordinate hydropower projects in nine countries in the east of the continent