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[South Africa] FNB introduces selfie authentication in account opening

05-18-2018 | 13:15:00
FNB has announced that SMEs can now completely switch or open a new bank account in less than five minutes through selfie authentication and digital KYC on the FNB App.

Emerging technologies to create $1 billion in new revenue streams in the South African ICT market, Frost & Sullivan report

05-18-2018 | 11:46:54
Frost & Sullivan's latest analysis, South African ICT Outlook 2018, finds emerging technologies such as augmented reality, virtual reality, Fintech, and the adoption of Internet of Things are disrupting the ICT industry in South Africa.

Kenyan chef courts social media to bolster culinary career

05-18-2018 | 11:30:00
The transformative impact of social media continues to be felt as corporates, governments and personalities court technology to communicate and grow businesses.

EclecticIQ partners with Pink Elephant South Africa to grow African foothold

05-18-2018 | 06:26:14
EclecticIQ, the global provider of Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) technology solutions and Fusion Center operator, has announced a partnership with IT Management specialist Pink Elephant in South Africa.

[Kenya] Safaricom Foundation launches new strategy to bolster economic empowerment, education and health

05-18-2018 | 06:13:42
Safaricom Foundation unveiled its three year strategic roadmap, which commits to focus on health, education and economic empowerment.

Mastercard, IFC partnership reaches 7.2 million new digital financial service users in Sub Saharan Africa

05-17-2018 | 15:13:05
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, together with the Mastercard Foundation have released a new report documenting the transformation underway in financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa.

[Kenya] Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore named East Africa CEO of the year

05-17-2018 | 15:10:52
Kenyan telecommunication company Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore has been named the Corporate Executive of the Year at the inaugural East Africa Com Awards.

Somalia to establish first Internet Exchange Point, allowing ISPs exchange internet traffic locally

05-17-2018 | 15:07:24
Ministry of Post, Telecom and Technology is facilitating the establishment of Somalia’s first Internet Exchange Point in Mogadishu.

Siemens takes Digital Solutions of the year award at Africa Utility Week

05-17-2018 | 13:57:00
Siemens provides a comprehensive portfolio of products, solutions, and services to help build and operate microgrids of any size

Pan-African Bank Ecobank Wins Best Digital Strategy Award

05-17-2018 | 13:42:00
Ecobank’s digital strategy leverages digitalisation for scale and ubiquity and is the key plank in its ambition to be the top consumer financial services franchise in Africa

Adopt Cloud Computing Security for business transformation

05-17-2018 | 12:23:00
Organizations need to implement and manage consistent security policies across hybrid data centers and explained that data security has become a concern now that cloud storage has become more common.

Apex Biotech Ltd to invest $18 million for a new drug plant in Rwanda

05-17-2018 | 10:59:43
Apex Biotech Ltd, a pharmaceutical manufacturing firm will open an $18 million drug plant in Rwanda.

[Rwanda] New technology platform to help farmers access loans faster

05-17-2018 | 09:40:00
The Smart Nkunganire System will ensure that farmers comply with recommended best farming practices – such as quality and quantity of agro-inputs – to qualify for the loan; leading to higher quantity and better quality of the harvest.

German Businesses in Civil Security Technologies and Services to explore opportunities in Uganda and Rwanda

05-17-2018 | 09:12:00
AHK Services Eastern Africa Ltd, the service company of the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Kenya (AHK Kenya), in conjunction with the German- African Business Association (Afrika-Verein) is organizing a business delegation trip to Uganda and Rwanda.

[Africa Tech Week] Linking frontier technologies with infrastructure for sustainable development

05-17-2018 | 08:56:00
Frontier technologies are converging through the increasing use of digital platforms to produce new combinatory technologies, accelerating the pace of change across multiple sectors.