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Ecobank named Africa’s best and most innovative retail bank

05-29-2018 | 06:02:00
Ecobank has won two major awards at the African Banker’s prestigious ceremony held at the Paradise Hotel in Busan, South Korea.

Shoprite partners with Google, Standard Bank, Cellbux to launch mobile money platform

05-28-2018 | 09:55:00
Retail giant Shoprite has partnered with Standard Bank, Google and global financial technology company Celbux to launch a mobile money platform for its customers.

[Nigeria] Union Bank introduces robotics to Banking

05-28-2018 | 08:42:00
Union Bank has announced the deployment of the innovative Robotic Process Automation (RPA) technology in its operations; a first in the Nigerian Banking industry.

[South Africa] Cell C secures funding from ZTE and Huawei

05-28-2018 | 08:25:00
Cell C has largely secured its capital expenditure funding for at least the next seven months, according to chief strategy officer Robert Pasley.

MTN and Cisco launch Internet of things services in South Africa

05-28-2018 | 07:10:00
MTN and Cisco have announced the availability of the Cisco Jasper Control Center automated IoT connectivity platform for all companies looking to provide IoT services to their customers on MTN’s mobile network throughout South Africa.

[Nigeria] Touchbal Pictures raises $20,000 funding from GenesysTechHub to support product development

05-25-2018 | 11:35:00
Touchabl Pictures has announced a raise of $20,000 Pre-seed funding from GenesysTechHub to support product development.

Clothing and electronics top products bought online in Africa, report

05-25-2018 | 09:41:38
The latest report Africa B2C E-Commerce Market 2018, cites sources indicating that online retail sales in the continent are prepared for rapid expansion in the next five years.

Pasternack signs RF Design as official distributor for South Africa and Namibia

05-25-2018 | 09:37:00
Pasternack, a global provider of radio frequency, microwave and millimeter wave products, has signed RF Design of Cape Town as an authorized distributor of Pasternack products in South Africa and Namibia.

Vodacom Lesotho builds on Schools Connectivity Programme with "Pay School Fees with M-Pesa Campaign"

05-25-2018 | 08:06:03
Vodacom Lesotho is building on its established history of supporting education through the School Connectivity Progamme with the “Pay School Fees with M-Pesa Campaign”.

South Korea ready to share its technological and industrial revolution experience with Africa says President Moon Jae-in

05-24-2018 | 13:59:00
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has committed to sharing Korea’s technological and industrial experience with Africa and to help it compete in the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Kenya church signs deal with Liquid Telecom to live stream services for iGeneration

05-24-2018 | 11:37:00
The new CITAM Church Online service is already reaching over 70,205 views in under 3 months

Nigeria launches electronic portal to woo investors

05-24-2018 | 08:36:29
Nigeria has launched iGuide, an online investment portal, as it seeks to position itself as an investment hub to local and international investors.

ITC launches Netherlands Trust Fund IV project to increase the competitiveness of technology companies in Uganda

05-24-2018 | 08:26:58
The NTF IV project is designed to scale up companies, provide more end-to-end solutions, engage more start-ups, and ultimately be one of the key drivers of the development of Uganda’s IT sector

African IT spending predicted to reach $33.4 billion in 2018

05-24-2018 | 07:39:00
The International Data Corporation predicts the overall African IT spending will reach $33.4 billion in 2018, with Kenya being one of the top contributors

Microsoft launches secure connection for Kenya cloud users

05-24-2018 | 07:07:00
SEACOM will connect Kenyan companies to one of 152 Microsoft data centres including London, Dublin, and Amsterdam.