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Angola gearing up for third mobile phone operator

06-05-2018 | 13:04:00
The country's mobile telephony sector will become more competed, with the entry of a third operator in the market.

Kwesé partners with Orange Liberia to launch premium TV

06-05-2018 | 06:06:00
Econet Media's dynamic content business, Kwesé TV, has launched in Liberia.

[Zambia] Ingenico rolls out biometric system for subsidy programme

06-05-2018 | 06:00:00
Ingenico Group, a provider of seamless payment, has been supporting the roll-out of a secure biometric solution in Zambia in partnership with Paycode.

Liquid Telecom widens Microsoft Azure Stack availability in Africa

06-04-2018 | 13:15:50
Liquid Telecom has announced the availability of Microsoft Azure Stack - an extension of an ever-expanding set of cloud services to consistently develop and run hybrid cloud applications - to select African markets.

Mastercard announces plans for contactless payments in Africa

06-04-2018 | 09:26:52
Mastercard has announced an initiative to create greater payment consistency by making “tap and go” standard in the next five years.

I&M Bank Rwanda unveils mobile banking app

06-04-2018 | 09:23:00
I&M Bank Rwanda Ltd has unveiled SPENN, a free mobile banking app covering both personal and business accounts.

Orange partners with Google in startup financing for EMEA

06-04-2018 | 08:27:00
Orange has partnered with Google through Orange Digital Ventures (ODV), the Group's corporate venture fund, to join forces in financing the best startups.

MTN leverages employee volunteerism programme to empower youth

06-01-2018 | 14:55:00
Thousands of MTN employees in 21 markets across Africa and the Middle East have launched the company’s annual employee volunteerism programme,

OROBO allows cross border remittances in West and East Africa

06-01-2018 | 06:49:00
OROBO, the newly-launched money transfer platform from Saana Holdings, is opening up cross- border remittance and bill-payments into Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Serria-Leone and supporting financial inclusion in West Africa.

South Africa adopts new IP policy improving access to medicine

06-01-2018 | 06:37:00
South Africa’s highest decision-making body has approved the first phase of a new intellectual property (IP) policy that paves the way to better access to high-quality, affordable medicines.

Uganda: US$ 75 Million for Infrastructure Program

05-31-2018 | 13:02:00
The Regional Communications Infrastructure Program aims to transform public service delivery using ICT to improve the lives of Ugandans

KT Corp seeks ICT partnership with African countries

05-31-2018 | 10:48:00
KT Corp, Korea's largest telecommunications company, has announced it would expand its cooperation with African countries in the field of information and communication technologies.

[Tanzania] Tigo Pesa Masterpass QR payments solution goes live

05-31-2018 | 08:34:00
Mastercard and Tigo have announced that Tanzanian’s can now use their Tigo Pesa app to make quick, easy and secure payments with Masterpass QR.

[Kenya] Telkom expands 4G Network in Nairobi and environs

05-31-2018 | 08:30:00
Kenya Mobile service providerTelkom has announced a further expansion of its 4G-network in Nairobi and its environs.

[Nigeria] Mobile savings app, Piggybank.ng, secures £1.1M seed funding

05-31-2018 | 08:15:00
Nigeria’s Piggybank.ng, an online and mobile app savings platform targeted at African Millennials, today announces that it has closed on Seed Funding of $1.1M.