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[Burkina Faso] Kwese TV and Furnmart in distribution deal

06-12-2018 | 10:34:02
Kwesé TV, a provider of premium and exclusive sports and general entertainment content has partnered with the furniture retail giant to distribute Kwesé's Direct-To-Home hardware.

Africa Code Week targets 600,000 youth with digital skills

06-12-2018 | 10:22:49
The 2018 edition of Africa Code Week (ACW) has kicked-off in Madagascar with its first-part series of Train-the-Trainer (TTT) workshops.

Ethiopia opens telecoms and national airline to foreign investors

06-12-2018 | 09:30:00
Ethiopia is opening the state-owned telecommunications company and airline to foreign investors for the first time.

AfriLabs admits 40 new hubs across Africa

06-12-2018 | 08:04:00
AfriLabs, a network of technology and innovation hubs across Africa has admitted 40 new hubs; its largest hub admission to date into its network.

Salah Goss to lead Mastercard Labs for Financial Inclusion in Kenya

06-12-2018 | 06:18:00
Mastercard has announced that Salah Goss has been appointed as Head of the Mastercard Labs for Financial Inclusion, based in Nairobi, Kenya

Blockchain transforms antenatal care in Tanzania

06-12-2018 | 06:14:28
In a significant milestone for mobile technology and healthcare access, the first baby “born on the blockchain” is due to be delivered in Tanzania.

[South Africa] Vodacom in $1.3 billion ownership transaction deal

06-11-2018 | 14:40:15
Vodacom Group, its existing BEE partners and a newly formed staff scheme have announced a broad-based BEE transaction of up to R17.5 billion.

[Uganda] Winch Energy and iWayAfrica partner to launch The Winch Hub

06-11-2018 | 13:04:00
Under a pilot program, Winch Energy and iWayAfrica will deploy a remote solar kiosk, The Winch Hub (WH®), with integrated VSAT equipment to provide high-quality and affordable broadband connectivity.

[Nigeria] NigComSat upgrades iDirect network

06-08-2018 | 10:15:00
VT iDirect, Inc. a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc.,has announced that Nigerian Communications Satellite a satellite operator and service provider based in Nigeria, has upgraded its iDirect. network to the latest Evolution 4.1 software

Cameroon to boost e-commerce with new Commonwealth strategy

06-07-2018 | 12:00:00
Businesses in Cameroon are poised to take advantage of new proposals to boost their digital economy.

Sprint enhances South Africa network capabilities

06-07-2018 | 11:00:00
Sprint has announced the opening of a Johannesburg, South Africa Point of Presence

[Kenya] Safaricom in deal with Kwese for worldcup live streaming

06-07-2018 | 09:00:00
Safaricom has launched data bundles, dubbed Giga Football Passes, to enable customers to stream all the World Cup matches on Kwesé iflix on-the-go on their smartphones.

Amref Africa turns plastic waste into jobs for Ethiopia youth

06-07-2018 | 07:14:06
Amref Health Africa through its WASH program is initiating a new intervention that turns plastic wastes, one of the biggest environmental challenges, to a business opportunity for youth income generating groups

Intelsat joins Smart Africa digital transformation drive

06-07-2018 | 07:04:14
Intelsat S.A., operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite solutions, announced that it has joined Smart Africa.

Kerawa welcomes new e-commerce strategy for Cameroon

06-07-2018 | 06:56:00
He's fortunate to be growing an online business during a digital revolution, but for the General Manager of a leading classified ads platform in Cameroon things could be easier.