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[South Africa] MultiChoice invests R4.5 million in community TV stations

04-23-2020 | 11:31:00
MultiChoice will be supporting three of South Africa’s community TV stations with a total investment of R4.5 million where each of the selected stations will use the R1.5 million funding for the creation of fresh, new content.

BP supercomputer to aid global healthcare researchers in race to halt COVID-19

04-23-2020 | 11:15:00
BP is joining forces with the U.S. government, leading universities and the world’s largest technology companies by providing access to its supercomputer to help researchers halt the spread of COVID-19.

Amazon Web Services launches region in South Africa

04-22-2020 | 17:55:00
Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company has announced the opening of the AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region.

[Ghana] GIFEC selects Parallel Wireless to offer telephony connectivity to underserved communities

04-22-2020 | 17:45:50
GIFEC, a Universal Access Service Fund (UASF), has selected Parallel Wireless OpenRAN to provide mobile telephony connectivity to underserved and unserved communities in Ghana.

Mastercard provides free online STEM lessons to children, teachers and parents

04-22-2020 | 16:04:00
Mastercard has extended access to its signature STEM curriculum, Girls4Tech™, through a suite of new online, creative educational resources.

Gilat Telecom completes world's first trials of SD-WAN for both satellite and fiber in Africa

04-22-2020 | 14:32:03
Gilat Telecom has announced the commercial availability of its Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) for both satellite and fiber networks after extensive testing by a major pan-African operator.

Standard Bank, Pioneering Solutions Studio partner to offer free digital literacy course in South Africa

04-22-2020 | 06:38:00
Standard Bank has partnered with Pioneering Solutions Studio to offer free online Microsoft Digital Literacy Course to all South Africans.

Tigo Tanzania launches mobile money transaction service across East Africa

04-22-2020 | 05:48:00
Tigo Tanzania, has launched a service that allows all Tigo Pesa customers to send and receive cash on their mobile money wallets from M-PESA in Kenya, MTN in Uganda and MTN and Airtel in Rwanda.

Cloud-computing solutions can reduce banking costs in Africa, report

04-22-2020 | 05:44:02
More than 700 million Africans lack access to a bank or mobile money account and only 41 per cent of Africans are financially included.

Apple introduces services to more countries across the world

04-22-2020 | 05:40:31
Apple® has announced that more customers around the world can enjoy many of Apple's most popular Services.

Jumhouria Bank of Libya goes live on SmartStream

04-21-2020 | 13:49:00
SmartStream Technologies announced that Jumhouria Bank, the biggest bank in Libya, has successfully gone live on SmartStream’s solution for the reconciliations of cash payments.

UNICEF, Microsoft launch global learning platform to help address COVID-19 education crisis

04-21-2020 | 13:38:00
UNICEF and Microsoft Corp. announced the expansion of a global learning platform to help children and youth affected by COVID-19 continue their education at home.

Brand Finance names MTN Africa's top telecom company

04-17-2020 | 15:38:00
MTN has been awarded the most valuable telecom brand in Africa in a recent annual report by Brand Finance, an independent brand valuation consultancy.

Teraco invests in broadband upgrade targeting South African schools

04-17-2020 | 13:11:00
Teraco, Africa’s largest vendor-neutral data centre provider, has announced a support grant valued at R7.5m to the South African Broadband Education Networks (SABEN) via the Teraco Connect Foundation.

[South Africa] Standard Bank launches COVID-19 chatbot

04-17-2020 | 06:31:00
The Standard Bank South Africa has launched a chatbot on WhatsApp to keep its customers up to date with its services, debt relief offerings and other important information relevant during this COVID-19 period.