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[Nigeria] Gokada secures Series A $5.3m funding

05-27-2019 | 07:15:00
Gokada, the Lagos-based on-demand motorcycle taxi app, has secured a Series A fundraise of $5.3 million.

[Ghana] appsNmobile Solutions receives Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard certification

05-24-2019 | 09:01:00
Ghana’s fintech company appsNmobile Solutions has received the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard certification having gone through and complied with all the standard requirements.

[Nigeria] IDHS mulls African expansion to increase healthcare access

05-24-2019 | 06:59:07
Nigerian e-health start-up iDHS HealthWise is looking to expand operations across Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda and South Africa as it seeks to increase access to various healthcare service

AirTelTigo Ghana commits one percent of sales to boosting education

05-24-2019 | 06:52:16
AirtelTigo Ghana has announced it is deepening its long-standing commitment to communities in the Ashanti, Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions.

[Nigeria] ECOWAS collaborates with NASRDA on space technology development

05-23-2019 | 13:18:00
ECOWAS is collaborating with the National Space Research and Development Agency of Nigeria in the development of space technology and research in the region.

[Zambia] World Bank debars Jiangsu Zhongtian Technology Company for fraudulent practices

05-23-2019 | 13:14:00
The World Bank has announced the 20-month debarment of China-based Jiangsu Zhongtian Technology Co., Ltd. for fraudulent practices under the Lusaka Transmission and Distribution Rehabilitation Project in Zambia.

Allied Wallet partners with African banks, governments to roll out digital payment technology

05-23-2019 | 13:11:00
Global online payment company Allied Wallet and Dr. Andy Khawaja are partnering with Aimable Mpore of Telecel Global to bring state-of-the-art digital payment technology to over one billion people in Africa.

[South Africa] SqwidNet and ChipFox-SA take agricultural IoT to new heights

05-23-2019 | 12:19:00
The value of the Internet of Things (IoT) lies in its inherent ability to connect to physical things to collect data that can be used to inform decision-making.

GODAN high level agricultural policy meetings conducted in Ghana

05-23-2019 | 09:02:45
The Executive Director of the GODAN Initiative was in Ghana holding a series of meetings with Ministers and representatives as part of GODAN's efforts to support common Open Data and Agricultural policy in Western Africa.

Connectivity enables Africa’s digital transformation

05-23-2019 | 08:16:00
As the world's second largest and second most-populous continent, it’s evident that broadband and mobile connectivity growth has had a dynamic impact on Africa.

[Kenya] MultiChoice introduces PBS Kids channel on DStv and GOtv

05-23-2019 | 07:55:00
PBS Distribution has partnered with MultiChoice Africa to bring PBS KIDS’ high-quality educational children’s content to the DStv and GOtv platforms.

Glo Mobile Ghana targets subscribers with new products to improve communication experience

05-23-2019 | 07:37:26
Glo Mobile Ghana has introduced a set of innovative products aimed at giving telecommunications subscribers in Ghana additional value to significantly improve their communication experience.

[Kenya] Mastercard expands digital identity commitment with Samsung Electronics

05-23-2019 | 06:41:00
Mastercard today announced that it will collaborate with Samsung to explore and deliver a better way for people to conveniently and securely verify their digital identity on the mobile devices they use every day.

[South Africa] Cortex Group launches new VC for Africa’s AI-Only focused startups

05-23-2019 | 06:22:00
Cortex Ventures, the venture will serve as Africa’s one-stop-shop for AI-focused start-ups and scale-ups seeking early or growth stage funding.

[Nigeria] MainOne commits $70 million to digitization of Lagos

05-23-2019 | 05:58:00
West Africa's connectivity and data centre solutions provider, MainOne has launched its "Digital Lagos: Broadband for All" campaign initiative to enable the digital transformation of Lagos state.