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African banks partner with Clickatell for WhatsApp business solutions

08-16-2018 | 12:45:00
Global customer engagement company, Clickatell, is an authorized WhatsApp business solution provider.

Liquid Telecom to roll out Sigfox IoT network across Kenya

08-16-2018 | 11:58:05
Liquid Telecom Kenya has today announced plans to roll out the Internet of Things (IoT) network across Kenya.

[Nigeria] Fintech startup secures $13M Series A

08-16-2018 | 10:38:00
Mines, a Nigerian fintech startup re-inventing credit in emerging markets, has closed a Series A round of $13M led by The Rise Fund, a global fund managed by TPG Growth.

Investment strategy pays off for Telecom Egypt

08-16-2018 | 10:35:00
Telecom Egypt has announced its quarter two 2018 financial results ending 30 June 2018 with a strong operational performance indicating the success of its long-term investment strategy.

[Nigeria] Madesoftlogic unveils ESOPOS software to enhance EODB

08-16-2018 | 09:10:00
To enhance the ease of doing business (EODB) and technology inclusiveness for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Madesoftlogic has unveiled ESOPOS, a cloud based Point of Sale (POS) software.

Microlending app OKash introduces face recognition security system

08-16-2018 | 06:54:34
OKash, the microlending app developed by OPay has become the first microlending app to implement face recognition system.

Kenya rallies Africa to unite on global ICT agenda

08-16-2018 | 06:10:00
Kenya has challenged the African continent to speak with one voice at global ICT decision-making forums.

KQ and Delta Air Lines expand connectivity between U.S. and Africa

08-15-2018 | 13:28:00
Delta Air Lines has entered into a codeshare partnership with Kenya Airways on flights to and from Kenya Airways’ hub at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Sendy targets SMEs with a 33% price cut on deliveries

08-15-2018 | 12:13:20
Kenyan based delivery platform Sendy has reduced prices of pickup, van and truck deliveries by up to 33%. According to the company, the price cut is aimed at bringing more small and medium businesses to do deliveries through the Sendy platform.

Visa,Tanzania’s Maxcom Africa Partner to allow Visa On Mobile payments

08-15-2018 | 08:37:00
Visa has today announced a strategic partnership with Maxcom Africa PLC to enable more than 30,000 retailers in Tanzania to accept Visa on mobile payments.

Half of Sub-Saharan Africa will be connected to mobile by 2025

08-15-2018 | 08:04:00
Mobile phones have become pivotal platforms for digital and financial inclusion, in particular for millions of people in underserved communities, complementing efforts of governments and private sector partners.

[South Africa] Mastercard and Zapper unveil Masterpass digital payment

08-15-2018 | 07:36:00
South Africans can now use Masterpass, a global digital payment service by Mastercard, to pay for goods and services at over 20,000 Zapper merchants in South Africa using their smartphones.

WorldRemit, Safaricom partner for cross-border mobile money transfer

08-15-2018 | 06:42:44
Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has signed a new partnership with Safaricom to enable instant cross-border money transfer to M-PESA accounts in Kenya.

Submissions for the 2018 MTFC Innov8Agric Challenge opened

08-15-2018 | 06:32:31
Submissions for the 2018 Meet The Farmers Conference Innov8Agric Challenge are now open.

[South Africa] Zensar and Education Africa connect students to tech

08-14-2018 | 14:05:30
Zensar, a digital solutions and technology services company that specializes in partnering with global organizations across industries on their Digital transformation journey, has partnered with Education Africa to sponsor 10 students from the region.