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Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2018 finalists named.

08-08-2018 | 12:43:00
Ecobank has announced the eleven startups shortlisted for the 2nd edition of the annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge.

DPO Group names Lourens Brink as new Chief Financial Officer

08-08-2018 | 09:38:40
Kenyan based payment service provider DPO Group has announced the appointment of Lourens Brink as the Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective August 1, 2018.

[Cameroon] Bolloré Transport inks deal with Jumia to boost e-commerce

08-08-2018 | 08:58:34
Bolloré Transport & Logistics has signed an agreement with Jumia, a company specialising in e-commerce, and the Cameroon Customs to facilitate e-commerce in Cameroon and contribute to its development.

2018 Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion finalists

08-08-2018 | 08:52:00
Four Kenyan Startups are among the 10 African startups selected as finalists for the 2018 Zambezi Prize for innovation in Financial Inclusion.

African countries improve in Infrastructure and Economic Stability

08-08-2018 | 07:32:00
African countries have showed strong improvements in Infrastructure and Economic Stability over the last decade.

[South Africa] Altron unveils new brand that redefines doing business

08-08-2018 | 06:40:13
Johannesburg Stock Exchange- listed Altron has unveiled a new brand which ushers in a significant shift ensuring that the company goes to market under a single identity.

Relational introduces new recovery software for Kenyan banks

08-08-2018 | 06:07:00
Greek financial solutions software firm Relational has launched a new recovery software solution targeted at Kenya’s banking industry.

United Bank for Africa's Leo launched on WhatsApp

08-07-2018 | 15:34:00
Pan-African Financial Institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) who recently clinched the Euromoney awards as the Best Digital Bank in Africa, is once again asserting itself as a pace setter, moving in leaps and bounds in unchartered territory.

[Kenya] Bidco Africa picks HighJump to modernize operations

08-07-2018 | 13:34:18
HighJump, a global provider of supply chain solutions, has announced that, in partnership with independent software developer, iWMS, it is modernizing the operations of manufacturer of fast-moving consumer goods BIDCO Africa Limited.

Nigerian Stock Exchange launches X-Pay, promotes cashless economy

08-07-2018 | 13:24:07
The Nigerian Stock Exchange has launched X-Pay, the e-payment platform for the Exchange that will enable users to conveniently make payments for products, services, events and trainings offered by the bourse.

[South Africa] Ricky Correia appointed Blue Label Technology GM

08-07-2018 | 07:30:00
Blue Label Technology Solutions, value-added distributor to many leading southern African IT channel partners, has appointed industry veteran Ricky Correia as General Manager.

Airtel and Telecom Egypt in global submarine cable systems partnership

08-07-2018 | 07:25:00
Bharti Airtel and Telecom Egypt have announced a strategic partnership, where Airtel will get IRUs (Indefeasible Right of Use) on Middle East North Africa Submarine Cable (MENA Cable) and TE North Cable Systems.

ECA promotes use of tech to enhance financial inclusion in Africa

08-07-2018 | 07:17:51
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is collaborating with the International Financial Corporation (IFC) and Ant Financial (Ant) to promote digital financial inclusion in Africa, through investment and technical capacity building.

Visa partners with Branch to offer loans to Visa merchants

08-06-2018 | 08:01:00
Visa has announced a new partnership with international mobile financial services firm Branch to offer custom financing to merchants who accept payment via Visa.

[South Africa] Vodacom to launch over 200 new rural network sites

08-03-2018 | 13:01:00
As part of its accelerated rural coverage programme, Vodacom has announced that it will launch over 200 new rural network sites across all nine provinces in the year ahead