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[Morocco] WorldRemit partners with Cash Plus to enable digital money transfers

07-11-2019 | 13:42:00
Online money transfer service WorldRemit has teamed up with Cash Plus to enable digital money transfers to +2000 cash pickup locations across Morocco

[Kenya] YSK unveils 2nd edition of the National Science and Technology Exhibition

07-11-2019 | 12:11:36
Young Scientists Kenya (YSK) in partnership with the Ministry of Education, The Embassy of Ireland and BLAZE by Safaricom have launched the 2nd edition of National Science and Technology Exhibition

African ICT Foundation appoints Hago Elteraifi as Regional Director for East Africa

07-11-2019 | 11:54:34
The African ICT Foundation has announced the appointment of Engr. Hago Elteraifi Mohamed Dafalla, to lead its activities in East Africa.

Mastercard partners with USADF and CIAT to grow farmers network across Africa

07-11-2019 | 08:47:14
Mastercard has announced the signing of two public-private partnerships that will extend the reach of the Mastercard Farmers Network (MFN) to millions of smallholder farmers in Africa.

Luxembourg supports WFP's emergency telecommunications in Libya

07-11-2019 | 07:43:00
Luxembourg has contributed €500,000 to support emergency telecommunications being provided by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Libya through the humanitarian community’s Emergency Telecommunications Sector.

Buxeros Capital social impact investment fund targeting SMEs in South Africa

07-11-2019 | 07:21:00
Buxeros Capital, a public-private social impact investment fund has established a presence in South Africa with the aim of investing in emerging market SMEs in Southern Africa.

[Nigeria] NSE admits Airtel Africa to its main board

07-11-2019 | 06:49:00
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (The Exchange or NSE) is pleased to announce the Cross Border Secondary Listing of 3,758,151,504 ordinary shares of Airtel Africa Plc on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

[Nigeria] OPay raises $50 million to expand to other African markets

07-11-2019 | 06:41:00
OPay, a provider of a rapidly growing mobile payment service and consumer platform in Nigeria has raised $50 million in total funding

[South Africa] Barko Financial Services chooses Temenos cloud software to deliver personalized digital customer experiences

07-11-2019 | 06:27:00
Temenos has announced that Barko Financial Services has selected Temenos software to replace its legacy systems, in both core and front office, to offer a compelling and personalized customer experience.

[Morocco] Startup support players come together to promote competitive innovation ecosystem

07-11-2019 | 06:22:00
In the last three years, start-ups have been generating a growing interest in Morocco among public institutions, international organizations and corporates.

Cameroon, ECA partner on digital transition project

07-10-2019 | 14:34:20
Cameroon and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) have partnered on a project to operationalize Cameroon’s digital transformation blueprint.

MultiChoice Nigeria launches MyGOtv app

07-10-2019 | 12:05:46
Multichoice Nigeria has launched a new mobile app, MyGOtv, for its digital platform, GOtv.

Dubai Chamber of Commerce unveils online portal with business opportunities in ten African countries

07-10-2019 | 11:46:00
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has launched a new website that delivers key insights into the burgeoning markets of Africa.

Mauritania and EllaLink sign agreement to deliver connectivity on the EllaLink Submarine Cable

07-10-2019 | 10:25:00
The Government of Mauritania and EllaLink have announced the signing of an agreement to strengthen connectivity to Mauritania via the EllaLink submarine cable system.

Singapore’s ride-hailing firm Gozem launches in Benin,

07-10-2019 | 09:30:44
Motorcycle taxi-hailing firm Gozem has launched its operations in Cotonou, Benin. The firm which is currently on pan-African expansion move also plans to expand to additional African markets.