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Pocket Money targets rejected borrowers with new cyclic lending system in Africa

05-13-2019 | 13:46:00
Pocket Money, a digital lending marketplace targeting borrowers in Africa is pioneering a ‘cyclic’ lending system to provide a breath of fresh air even to potential borrowers who had previously been ‘rejected’ by lenders.

[Kenya] Capital Markets Authority licenses second non-dealing online forex trading broker

05-13-2019 | 11:13:36
The Board of the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the grant of a license to SCFM Limited to operate as a Non – Dealing Online Foreign Exchange Broker.

Hiperdist partners with Pelco Networks for technology distribution across West and East Africa

05-13-2019 | 08:39:00
Regional value added distributor Hiperdist, headquartered in Dubai, has announced a strategic partnership with Pelco for the West and East Africa regions.

Ringier Digital Marketing grows African presence with new solutions

05-13-2019 | 06:28:42
In a bid to enhance its services to clients, Ringier Digital Marketing, has assembled a team of creative strategists who update their skills and knowledge regularly with up-to-date industry trends.

[Nigeria] MTN revenue up 13.4%, subscribers over 60m in Q1

05-13-2019 | 06:01:00
MTN Nigeria has released its unaudited results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019, with its subscribers increasing by 2.1 million to 60.3 million.

[Rwanda] Société Pétrolière launches new coffee shops concept to improve customers’ experience

05-10-2019 | 07:02:38
Société Pétrolière opened of a new concept of coffee shops, "Brioche On-The-Go!", in partnership with Brioche a network of Bakeries and Cafés in East Africa, starting with Rwanda.

Kymeta partners with Türksat to roll out land and sea connectivity in Africa, Europe and Middle East

05-10-2019 | 06:56:00
Kymeta has announced a new partnership with Türksat, one of the world’s leading companies providing satellite communications across a wide area extending from Europe to the Middle East and Africa.

Kenyan podcast startup PortableVoices opens its first recording studio in Nairobi

05-10-2019 | 06:48:00
PortableVoices, a Kenyan audio production and podcast startup has opened its first recording studio in Nairobi.

South Africa IT spend to grow faster than the economy in 2019, report

05-10-2019 | 06:42:00
IT spend in South Africa is forecast to increase at a higher pace than the economy in 2019 according to the IT Industry in South Africa 2019 report.

[Kenya] Business and government leaders urged to adopt lead data practices

05-09-2019 | 11:44:37
Lean Data Practice (LDP); which is a framework that individuals should consider when giving their personal data away as well as for corporate and government organizations.

[Kenya] Kasha launches an e-commerce platform for women

05-09-2019 | 10:55:34
Kasha, an East African e-commerce platform for women by women has officially launched today in Nairobi.

[South Africa] Takealot launches nationwide pickup points

05-09-2019 | 10:33:00
South Africa’s leading online retailer takealot.com has launched over 25 highly anticipated collection facilities across the country.

INTRASOFT to deploy core banking software, internet banking solution for Kenya Police Sacco

05-09-2019 | 08:20:00
INTRASOFT International, recently announced its collaboration with Kenya Police Sacco Limited, to supply “Profits® Sacco Core Banking System and i-Profits® Internet Banking Solution”.

Asoko Insight and Orbitt partner to create Africa's largest digital platform targeting companies and investors

05-09-2019 | 06:10:00
Asoko Insight and Orbitt, Africa's first deal origination and processing platform, have announced a partnership that will establish an expanded digital platform for companies, investors and advisers across the continent.

[South Africa] Ocular Technologies selects Bright Pattern to assist in customer engagement

05-09-2019 | 06:06:00
South Africa’s cloud-based customer engagement provider Ocular Technologies has selected Bright Pattern to assist in providing the most innovative technology to top South African brands across all industries.