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[South Africa] Vodacom slashes data prices by up to 40%

04-02-2020 | 11:44:51
Vodacom has cut data prices by up to 40% and will provide free data to access essential services through Vodacom’s zero-rated platform ConnectU with immediate effect.

Cisco appoints Elisabeth De Dobbeleer as new EMEAR Partner Lead

04-02-2020 | 07:21:56
Cisco has announced the appointment of Elisabeth De Dobbeleer to lead its Partner Organisation for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia (EMEAR).

[Kenya] Safaricom, education content providers partner to enable free access to digital learning

04-02-2020 | 07:13:00
Safaricom has partnered with Eneza Education, Longhorn Publishers and Viusasa to provide free access to educational content for primary and secondary school students studying from home.

GreenTec invests in Coliba, waste-management start-up in Cote D’Ivoire

04-02-2020 | 06:32:00
GreenTec has invested in Coliba, an innovative Cote D’Ivoire-based recycling and waste management start-up addressing plastic waste.

There are more than one billion mobile money accounts worldwide, GSMA report

04-01-2020 | 14:14:59
GSMA has unveiled the annual ‘State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money’, showing the impact that greater financial inclusion has on lives, economies and innovation.

Western Union expands digital services to 75 countries

04-01-2020 | 14:10:07
Western Union has announced the expansion of its digital money transfer services, the fastest-growing part of its business in 2019, to over 75 countries.

Ghana launches online scholarship application system

04-01-2020 | 12:54:00
The Vice President of the Republicof Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, launched the Scholarship Secretariat’s Online Scholarship Application and Administration System, www.scholarshipgh.com, in Accra.

Government sets up COVID-19 situational analysis system in South Africa

04-01-2020 | 12:07:00
The South African Department of Science and Innovation has successfully commissioned and finalised the physical establishment of a core situational awareness platform for COVID-19.

[Kenya] KAM launches online directory of locally manufactured products

04-01-2020 | 11:16:00
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has launched an online directory of locally manufactured goods, in the wake of the confirmation of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the country.

Africa 24 Media launches Africa’s first video on demand platform

04-01-2020 | 11:05:00
Africa 24 Media has announced the official launch of the continent's first all factual video on demand platform. Yebo aims to be the guide of Africa through stories.

Capsule Technologies announces first go-live in South Africa Netcare Hospital

04-01-2020 | 10:37:32
Capsule Technologies has announced the successful go-live of its medical device integration solution in South Africa.

Nearly a billion used smartphones to enter the market in 2020 with 5G upgrade, report

03-31-2020 | 16:34:26
5G smartphone upgrades could see nearly a billion used devices enter the market across the globe in 2020.

Splashtop names Alexander Draaijer General Manager of EMEA

03-31-2020 | 14:34:00
Splashtop Inc., a global player in remote access, collaboration, and remote support solutions, has appointed Alexander Draaijer as its General Manager of EMEA

Google registers a 350 per cent increase in phishing websites amid quarantine

03-31-2020 | 14:27:00
According to data gathered and analyzed by Atlas VPN, the number of phishing websites spiked by 350 per cent in March 2020.

Smart Africa launches digital solutions for African governments to tackle COVID-19

03-31-2020 | 10:08:09
Smart Africa has launched a continent-wide technology based coordinated impact response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic for Africa.