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SAP opens a technology skills development facility for youths in South Africa

04-30-2019 | 09:17:18
A delegation of local community members and public and private sector leaders attended the opening of a new youth skills development facility at the Siyafunda Community Technology Centre in Ekurhuleni, South Africa.

Comesa unveils regional seed label online verification system to fight fakes

04-30-2019 | 08:43:27
COMESA has become the first regional trading bloc to launch an online seed label verification system in Africa and globally.

Nexign partners with NETS International to introduce new network solutions to telecom operators across Africa

04-30-2019 | 06:47:11
Nexign, a Business Support System (BSS) and Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider, has announced a strategic reseller partnership with Dubai-based system integrator and solutions specialist, NETS International.

[Kenya] Equity Bank and Safaricom sign deal to expand digital banking

04-30-2019 | 06:35:33
Equity Group Holdings PLC and Safaricom a partnership that aims to enable more Kenyans to access critical services using an innovative combination of technology and finance.

Kamari and Kinect enter into a $2.5m coin swap agreement to fund HIV testing programmes in Africa

04-30-2019 | 06:20:00
Kamari, a project building an ecosystem of mobile gaming has partnered with Kinect, a blockchain-based health technology platform to fund HIV testing programmes across Africa.

Canon Central and North Africa unveils innovation to meet market demand for cloud solutions

04-29-2019 | 11:10:51
Canon Central and North Africa has announced the next generation of uniFLOW Online – 2019.1 - enabling partners of all sizes to meet the evolving cloud requirements of their customers.

[South Africa] Motive Partners and Standard Bank in deal to explore new financial technology opportunities

04-29-2019 | 09:18:36
Motive Partners has inked a deal with sub-Saharan focused Standard Bank, to augment and extend Standard Bank's innovation agenda and to generate long-term growth and value creation.

UPS supports Zipline’s expansion of medical drone network into Ghana

04-29-2019 | 07:10:56
The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS, and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, have announced support for the expansion of a medical drone network into Ghana.

CcHUB and Google for Startups in second PitchDrive tour to build partnerships across Asia for African deep tech and hardware startups

04-29-2019 | 07:04:32
Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), the technology innovation centre in Nigeria and Google for Startups, have announced the launch of PitchDrive II, a three week, five-city Asian tech tour across Singapore, Shenzhen.

Telecom Egypt signs landing party agreement for PEACE cable system

04-29-2019 | 06:50:00
Telecom Egypt has signed a landing party agreement with Pakistan & East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) Cable International Network Co. and PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT.

Orange launches digital centre in Tunisia

04-26-2019 | 11:10:07
Orange has launched the “Orange Digital Centre” in Tunisia’s capital Tunis, a place built around a completely new concept and entirely dedicated to innovation.

Xinova seeks innovators support to tackle Malaria in Northern Nigeria

04-26-2019 | 06:27:56
Xinova, a global market network of innovators has announced a project to identify breakthrough approaches to improve the timeliness, quality and visibility of data for the malaria supply chain in Northern Nigeria.

Telecom Namibia launches services in Kavango West Region

04-25-2019 | 13:13:43
Telecom Namibia has launched its services in various parts of the Kavango West Region. The telco has also unveiled a brand-new ultramodern store at Nkurenkuru’s Five Season Town Square mall.

Zimbabwe government selects GlobalMed to provide telemedicine in 16 clinics

04-25-2019 | 11:56:37
GlobalMed has been selected by the government of Zimbabwe for a United Nations-funded project to provide telemedicine services and equipment at 16 clinics.

[South Africa] Podcast technology firm Pippa acquired by Acast

04-25-2019 | 10:21:20
South African podcast technology firm Pippa has been acquired by large global podcasting company Acast.