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Technology reduces time and costs associated with mergers and acquisition transactions in Africa, Middle East and Europe, report

01-30-2019 | 06:53:38
Technology has cut the time required for the due diligence process for 64 per cent of Europe, Middle East and Africa, EMEA, -based M&A practitioners.

[Kenya] Taxify rolls out vehicle financing for drivers

01-30-2019 | 06:30:00
Ride-hailing firm Taxify, in partnership with Stanbic Bank and Renault Kenya has announced a vehicle financing dealership for Taxify drivers in Kenya.

K3 Telecom launches its operations in Sierra Leone

01-30-2019 | 06:22:00
Telecom operator K3 Telecom, a subsidiary of the Swiss group K3 Telecom AG has launched its operations in Sierra Leone.

[Kenya] YSK launches 2nd edition of The National Science and Technology Exhibition

01-30-2019 | 05:56:00
YSK has partnered with the Ministry of Education, the Embassy of Ireland and BLAZE by Safaricom to launch the 2nd edition of the National Science and Technology competition for secondary school students.

[South Africa] Kalon Venture Partners leads a $1.5M round investment into Flow

01-30-2019 | 05:23:59
South African venture capital firm Kalon Venture Partners has announced a lead investment of $1,465,400 in local proptech platform Flow, an app that rewards tenants for good behaviour.

Clarivate Analytics partners with the Egyptian Knowledge Bank to launch Converis

01-29-2019 | 10:30:11
Clarivate Analytics has partnered with the Egyptian Knowledge Bank to launch Converis and implement a national research management system.

[Kenya] GreenTec invests into SuperFluid Labs

01-29-2019 | 07:38:00
GreenTec has announced its investment into SuperFluid Labs, a SAAS provider of data analytics and artificial intelligence solutions.

[Nigeria] Andela secures $100m Series D funding

01-28-2019 | 10:18:23
Andela, the company building distributed engineering teams with Africa’s top software developers, has announced the completion of a $100M Series D funding.

[South Africa] Berkshire Partners to invest in Teraco Data Environments

01-28-2019 | 08:14:00
Teraco Data Environments, African provider of colocation data centre infrastructure, has announced that Berkshire Partners, a Boston-based investment firm, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in the company.

[Nigeria] Renmoney employs Freshworks customer engagement software

01-28-2019 | 07:58:00
Renmoney, Nigerian fintech company, has deployed Freshworks customer engagement software to set up an integrated support and CRM system.

[Liberia] CSquared envisions ‘Fiberising’ Africa through affordable broadband internet connectivity

01-25-2019 | 09:59:15
CSquared, a pan-African broadband infrastructure provider that enables ISPS and MNOs to provide high-quality broadband through shared infrastructure, has spelt out its operational priorities that are destined to shape Africa’s digital future.

Liquid Telecom to support developers across Africa in 48-hour video game building challenge

01-25-2019 | 08:22:17
Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom is supporting African gaming developers, programmers and designers at locally hosted Global Game Jam events across the region.

[Kenya] Safaricom’s M-PESA Global nominated for Global Mobile Awards 2019

01-25-2019 | 08:04:02
Safaricom’s M-PESA Global has been shortlisted for the Global Mobile Awards 2019. The service which was launched in November last year has been nominated under the Best Mobile Innovation for Commerce.

Creditinfo combats synthetic identity fraud for Kenyan mobile lending market

01-25-2019 | 04:51:26
Creditinfo has launched a new Integrated anti-fraud solution to combat identity fraud for the Kenyan mobile lending market.

[Kenya] Sanofi sets three challenges for African startups to innovate health

01-25-2019 | 04:03:00
Sanofi, and a major player in innovation in Africa, has launching three challenges for African startups to find innovative solutions to improve access to healthcare and transform the health ecosystem throughout the continent.