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Founders Factory to build and scale African technology startups

10-18-2018 | 09:38:33
London-based startup accelerator Founders Factory has partnered with Standard Bank to launch its first international location in Johannesburg, South Africa to build and scale a further 100 technology startups.

Quanergy expands into South Africa with Duxbury Networking

10-18-2018 | 08:36:00
Quanergy Systems, Inc., a global leader in the development and manufacture of LiDAR sensors and smart sensing solutions, says Duxbury Networking will serve as the company’s first South African distributor.

HMD Global unveils the Nokia 6.1 in Kenya

10-18-2018 | 06:40:00
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced the availability of the Nokia 6.1 Plus in Kenya. The Nokia 6.1 Plus joins the Android One family of Nokia smartphones and will be available for of Ksh. 31,900.

[South Africa] SARS eFiling system fully functional

10-18-2018 | 06:36:00
Testimony by SARS Executives at the Commission of Inquiry into Tax Administration and Governance by SARS has led to widespread reporting in the media that the eFiling system is on the verge of collapse.

Liquid Telecom completes acquisition of CEC Liquid Telecom in Zambia

10-18-2018 | 06:05:00
Liquid Telecom has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50 per cent stake in its Zambian subsidiary, CEC Liquid Telecom, from Copperbelt Energy Corporation PLC.

Intelsat and Q-KON enable large-scale broadband access in Africa

10-18-2018 | 05:26:00
Operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications Intelsat, and Q-KON announced that Q-KON will introduce new, multiple high-speed broadband services powered by the IntelsatOne Flex for Enterprise platform.

Safaricom increases its Voice, Data, SMS Costs after recent taxes

10-18-2018 | 02:41:56
Kenyans will from today start paying more for Safaricom voice calls and data. Safaricom in a statement sent out yesterday said this was as a result of the increased taxes passed in the Finance Act 2018.

Samsung unveils its rear triple camera Galaxy A7 smartphone in Kenya

10-17-2018 | 13:33:00
Samsung Electronics East Africa has announced the availability of Galaxy A7 in Kenya, the latest addition to the Galaxy A series family.

Intelsat and Q-KON enable large scale broadband access in Africa

10-17-2018 | 12:22:54
Intelsat S.A., operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, and Q-KON have announced that Q-KON will introduce new, multiple high-speed broadband services powered by the IntelsatOne Flex for Enterprise platform.

Whale Cloud, Alibaba partner with Ghana on innovative city development

10-17-2018 | 10:06:49
Whale Cloud, rebranded from ZTEsoft, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Republic of Ghana on innovative city development at the headquarters of Alibaba Group.

Google announces Sh100m grant for Kenyan farmers

10-17-2018 | 04:36:00
Google has announced a Sh100 million grant to train more than 100,000 Kenyan smallholder farmers in digital skills.

Jumia Kenya set to grow vendor base by 50% in 2019

10-17-2018 | 04:23:00
Jumia plans to grow its vendor base from the current 10,000 to 15,000 by 2019. The e-commerce leader made this announcement during Jumia Black Friday launch event held at Movenpick Hotel in Westlands, Nairobi.

MYDAWA leverages on fintech solution iPay to scale up service delivery

10-17-2018 | 04:06:37
Kenya’s leading e-health platform, MYDAWA, has signed a partnership deal with iPay Limited, an innovative payment processing solution and payment gateway for Africa.

Internet Solutions introduces consumption-based bandwidth service

10-17-2018 | 03:56:46
Enterprises can now pay for internet connectivity based on their monthly usage. This follows the launch of a consumption-based billing service dubbed IS Open Network (ISON) by Internet Solutions.

Liquid Telecom appoints a new Regional CEO of Southern Africa

10-16-2018 | 12:44:00
Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has appointed Wellington Makamure as the new Regional CEO of Southern Africa, placing him in charge of four key markets in the region.