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Google Search now gives Swahili users more detailed results

08-22-2018 | 08:59:33
Google Search has now made it possible for Swahili users to get more intelligent and contextualized results of things that Google already knows about.

Kenya’s DCI says efforts to fight SIM swap fraud on course

08-22-2018 | 08:22:00
The Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti in Kenya has assured the public that the fight against Sim Swap fraud is on course.

[Ethiopia] Dashen Bank and WorldRemit in digital money transfers deal

08-22-2018 | 07:04:57
Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has teamed up with Dashen Bank for instant money transfers across Ethiopia.

[South Africa] Mastercard uses Samsung Pay to promote digital payments

08-22-2018 | 07:01:02
Mastercard is working with participating banks in South Africa to enable Mastercard cardholders to make quick, secure and convenient in-store payments from their mobile devices using Samsung Pay.

Safaricom opens new retail shop in Western Kenya

08-22-2018 | 06:45:00
Safaricom has opened a new retail shop in Busia, Kenya. The new shop is an addition to the retail centers in the Greater Western region.

Alibaba offers e-commerce training to Rwandan universities

08-21-2018 | 12:27:59
In its quest to train the next generation of global entrepreneurs Alibaba Business School has unveiled a program tailored to educators in Rwanda.

Kenya Anti Counterfeit Agency gets $1.5 million to digitize operations

08-21-2018 | 08:55:00
Kenya’s war on counterfeits and illegal trade has received a major boost with the signing of a $1.5 million financing agreement between UK Department for International Development and The Anti-Counterfeit Agency.

BBOXX pilots off grid internet in Rwanda

08-21-2018 | 06:45:55
BBOXX, a next generation utility, has launched a pilot to provide internet access for communities in Rwanda.

Telecom Egypt shows LE2.1b net profit for H1 2018

08-21-2018 | 06:45:00
Telecom Egypt has announced that its consolidated results slipped 18.2 percent during the first half of 2018, recording LE 2.06 billion, compared to LE 2.52 billion during the same period of 2017.

John Omo appointed African Telecommunications Union Secretary General

08-21-2018 | 06:40:00
Kenya’s Mr. John Omo has been elected the new Secretary General of the African Telecommunications Union (ATU).

[Kenya] Safaricom grows network with new Busia retail outlet

08-20-2018 | 13:05:00
Telecommunication company Safaricom has opened a new retail shop in Busia to cater for the high demand in the Western Region as part of retail expansion strategy to meet customer needs.

[Kenya] Equity Group launches fintech subsidiary

08-20-2018 | 13:00:00
Equity Group Holdings Plc has launched its fintech subsidiary, Finserve, signaling a future defined by disruptive innovation beyond the Group’s current financial services.

South African Airways launches employee app to enhance communication

08-20-2018 | 10:13:28
South African Airways (SAA) has launched one of its flagship initiatives to promote communication between management and its employees.

Avanti Communications, iWayAfrica sign Master Distributor contract

08-20-2018 | 09:49:00
Avanti Communications Group has signed a HYLAS 4 Master Distributor contract with iWayAfrica, a pan-African service provider proving telecommunication solutions across the African continent, to provide satellite broadband services across Sub-Saharan Africa.

Madagascar launches new online investment guide

08-20-2018 | 08:03:28
The Madagascar online investment guide has been officially unveiled in Antananarivo.