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Orange accelerates its multi-service operator strategy in Africa

11-14-2018 | 06:17:54
Telecommunication company Orange has partnered with KaiOS Technologies to democratize access to digital services in Africa.

AfDB launches Africa Energy Portal to disseminate data across the value chain

11-14-2018 | 06:13:39
The African Development Bank has unveiled the Africa Energy Portal, AEP, a platform that will consolidate, validate, and disseminate energy data and insights across Africa’s energy value chain.

Business support system provider Nexign Targets Africa for Growth in 2019

11-14-2018 | 04:19:00
In line with its global expansion strategy, leading business support system (BSS) provider for communications service providers (CSPs) Nexign (formerly Peter-Service) has announced that will be focusing on establishing its presence in Africa over the coming months.

Two Kenyan startups among Google’s Launchpad Accelerator Africa program graduates

11-14-2018 | 04:04:00
Two Kenyan startups, Cloud9xp and PayGo Energy were among the second class of 11 startups who graduated this week from Google’s Launchpad Accelerator Africa program in Lagos.

Cellulant announces partnership with 2018 Pwani Innovation Week

11-14-2018 | 03:45:00
Pan-African payments company providing a one-stop digital payments platform Cellulant has announced its partnership and title sponsorship of the inaugural Pwani Innovation Week in conjunction with Swahilipot Hub.

[South Africa] Liquid Telecom extends Microsoft Azure from Cape to Cairo

11-13-2018 | 11:29:00
Liquid Telecom has extended the availability of Microsoft Azure from the Cape to Cairo, continuing its lead in the African cloud revolution.

Technology gives Kenyan farmers access to transparent marketplace

11-13-2018 | 10:56:00
Twiga Foods, a Kenyan mobile phone platform that sells bananas and other produce from small-scale farmers to local vendors and markets is offering local farmers access to a transparent marketplace.

Tanzania, Botswana telcos pick Hughes to deliver satellite broadband services to customers

11-13-2018 | 10:40:00
Hughes Network Systems, LLC has announced three African telecom companies have selected the Hughes JUPITER™ System to power delivery of satellite broadband services for their customers.

Intelsat, Vodacom Mozambique invests in tourism industry

11-13-2018 | 06:54:10
Intelsat S.A., has announced that Vodacom Mozambique has signed an agreement for a satellite solution that will provide 3G services that uniquely satisfy the growing data demand generated by the tourism sector.

Ecobank, Red Cross partner in digital fund raising initiatives across Africa

11-13-2018 | 06:33:47
Ecobank and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have signed an agreement to work closely together to empower local communities to cope with disasters more efficiently.

Nigeria's property market embraces tech to drive growth

11-12-2018 | 13:32:00
Nigeria’s property market continues to embrace technology to make the real estate sector more investable, increase liquidity and drive greater home ownership.

Africell receives $100 million from OPIC to grow foothold in Uganda and DR Congo

11-12-2018 | 11:49:00
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and Africell Holdings Limited have signed a commitment letter for $100 million to expand access to telecommunications in Africa.

[Kenya] iHub partners with Raise to digitize its assets

11-12-2018 | 11:45:00
Kenyan innovation hub and tech accelerator iHub is partnering with Raise, a Bahamian and Kenyan technology company that has developed a company ownership platform to manage compliant digital securities in frontier markets.

Telkom Kenya appoints Mugo Kibati as its new CEO

11-12-2018 | 09:43:00
Telkom Kenya has appointed Mr. Mugo Kibati as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Mara announces first African-made smartphone

11-12-2018 | 07:15:40
African high-tech player Mara has announced the production of their newest product the Maraphone – the first made-in-Africa, full-scale smartphone, soon to be manufactured in plants across Africa.