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[Zimbabwe] EcoCash and Mastercard launch Scan & Pay payment platform

08-30-2018 | 14:18:00
EcoCash and Mastercard have announced the launch of EcoCash Scan & Pay, a simple, secure and instant mobile payments solution for consumers and merchants.

[Kenya] Azuri and Unilever to connect off-grid homes to solar power

08-30-2018 | 12:28:00
Azuri Technologies, a provider of pay-as-you-go solar home systems and Unilever Kenya, have announced a partnership to bring solar home solutions to millions more off-grid homes across Kenya.

[Nigeria] Azimo partners with Interswitch for cross-border payments

08-30-2018 | 12:22:18
European digital money transfer Azimo has announced a partnership with African payments firm Interswitch Group.

Avanti launches operations in South Africa

08-30-2018 | 10:21:00
Avanti Communications, a satellite operator providing Ka-Band satellite data communications services across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, announces the official launch of its South Africa-based operations as of 29 August 2018.

Agri-tech startup Agro Supply named winner of Seedstars Uganda

08-30-2018 | 08:32:06
Agri-tech startup Agro Supply Uganda Limited is the winner of Seedstars Kampala. The startup beat ten other startups that had been selected present ideas at the Seedstars competition held at Outbox Hub last Friday.

Nopia’s all-electric cab services launched in Kenya

08-30-2018 | 07:43:00
Nopia Ride, the first ever full electric mobility service in East Africa has launched its cab services in Kenya through Finnish firm EkoRent Africa.

Grid digitization can combat Kenya’s power sector challenges

08-30-2018 | 06:57:00
Kenya’s power sector presents promising opportunities for grid digitization. This is according to a 2018 white paper on the “Digitization of Energy Transmission & Distribution in Africa by General Electric.

LG Electronics Opens its first business innovation center in Kenya

08-29-2018 | 12:33:25
LG Electronics has today launched its first showroom in Nairobi to showcase the vast array of its B2B products and solutions.

Kenyan travelers to enjoy Emirates web virtual reality technology

08-29-2018 | 11:20:57
Emirates has introduced 3D seat models on emirates.com, becoming the first airline to introduce web virtual reality (VR) technology on its digital platform.

BanQu partners with ABInBev to streamline supply chain in Zambia

08-29-2018 | 10:18:29
Software technology company BanQu has developed the first-ever, blockchain economic-identity technology solution that enables a secure, immutable platform and creates economic opportunities for small-scale farmers in Africa.

Jumia Food launches online pre-payments in Kenya and Uganda

08-29-2018 | 09:24:50
Online food delivering company Jumia Food has announced the launch of online pre-payments for its customers in Kenya and Uganda.

Warehousing shortage hurting economic growth in Kenya

08-29-2018 | 08:28:46
Almost a fifth of Kenyan manufacturers have made losses in the last five years due to warehousing shortage in the country.

[Kenya] Lendable receives $4.5 million grant from Dutch government

08-29-2018 | 08:15:00
FMO is extending a convertible grant to Kenyan-based FinTech platform Lendable providing a ‘first loss’ backstop that is expected to unlock an additional $4.5 million from commercial investors.

IBM unveils a cloud-based water management system in Northern Kenya

08-29-2018 | 08:12:00
IBM scientists in Kenya have unveiled a Water Management Service Platform (WMaaSP) to address the needs for safe water in remotes parts of northern Kenya.

TMX Global Coin opens Kenya office

08-28-2018 | 12:35:00
TMX Global Coin, the global blockchain logistics company, is set to launch in Kenya to serve the growing demand for this service in Africa.