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STOA acquires 23 per cent stake in Metro Fiber South Africa

03-20-2019 | 08:24:28
Investment multinational STOA Infra and Energy has announced the acquisition of a significant minority equity interest, 23.08 per cent, in Metro Fiber, a South African open access fiber network operator.

Google announces 12 startups to take part in its third Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme

03-20-2019 | 07:35:00
Google has announced the 12 African startups that will take part in its third Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme

SqwidNet launches second round of its IoT SA University Challenge

03-20-2019 | 06:52:38
SqwidNet has launched the second round of its IoT SA University Challenge aimed at getting university students in South Africa to solve real-world challenges using the Internet of Things (IoT).

South Africa’s ISPA accuses Telkom of delaying number portability drive

03-20-2019 | 06:00:00
South Africa’s Internet Service Providers Association has accused Telkom of complicating and delaying the number portability drive arguing that the telco was applying the tactics for fear of loosing out competitively.

Debub Global Bank partners with WorldRemit for digital money transfers to Ethiopia

03-20-2019 | 05:33:05
Debub Global Bank (DGB) has teamed up with leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit for digital money transfers to Ethiopia.

Seacom to provide direct connectivity for Kenyan businesses to South Africa

03-19-2019 | 11:48:00
SEACOM has announced that it will now offer direct connections from its East Africa network to public cloud networks and data centers located in South Africa.

[South Africa] Cabinet approves white paper on Science, Technology and Innovation as government policy

03-19-2019 | 09:25:00
The South African cabinet has approved the adoption of the 2019 White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation as government policy.

Mobile technology adds $2.5 billion to Tanzania economy, GSMA report

03-19-2019 | 09:09:36
Tanzania’s mobile industry is contributing significantly to the realization of the country’s economic and development goals, according to a new GSMA report dubbed Digital Transformation in Tanzania.

[Kenya] M- Akiba lists on NSE with 79% subscription rate

03-19-2019 | 08:02:59
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the listing of the MAkiba Retail Infrastructure Bond – Issue No. MAB2/2017/3 Re-open 1, on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) reporting a 79% subscription rate.

[South Africa] Internet Solutions launches integrated voice service for Microsoft teams

03-19-2019 | 06:25:29
South Africa technology company Internet Solutions has unveiled integrated enterprise voice service for Microsoft Office 365 Teams.

Maroc Telecom and Millicom sign agreement for acquisition of Tigo Chad

03-19-2019 | 06:14:35
Maroc Telecom has announced that it has signed an agreement with Millicom to acquire the entire share capital of its subsidiary Tigo Chad.

New digital visa application tool 'Access UK' launches in South Africa

03-18-2019 | 15:05:11
Through Access UK, customers are now able to book their visa application centre appointment, scan and upload their supporting documentation from the comfort of their own home.

NatSave and Mastercard partner to drive digital transformation and financial inclusion in Zambia

03-18-2019 | 06:55:56
The National Savings Bank (NatSave) and Mastercard have signed an agreement which will see the bank rollout Mastercard Chip and PIN prepaid and debit cards.

[South Africa] Capitec Bank set to expand its payments business with ACI Worldwide’s retail payments solution

03-18-2019 | 06:49:51
ACI Worldwide, a global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, has announced an extension of its long-standing relationship with Capitec Bank, South Africa’s second largest retail bank.

[Nigeria] Cars45 expands retail footprint with Enyo partnership

03-18-2019 | 06:38:00
Nigeria’s largest online vehicle trading platform, Cars45, has partnered with ENYO Retail and Supply, an innovative fuel retail brand, to increase its retail footprints.