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Congolese young woman develops new alternative technology to equalise battery power

05-10-2018 | 10:29:00
A Congolese young woman has developed a new alternative technology that could lead to longer-life batteries for EVs and is also relevant to grid stations, satellites and other energy storage systems.

Africa GeoPortal launched

05-10-2018 | 09:17:42
The African Union, African Development Bank, other international agencies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), academia, businesses and national government funds will be able to use the geoportal to address the most urgent development challenges – from economic development and climate adaptation to conservation and health care.

Cisco and Dimension Data expand anti-poaching programme to Zambia, Kenya and Mozambique

05-10-2018 | 08:55:18
Global technology giants, Dimension Data and Cisco, are expanding their anti-poaching Connected Conservation programme into Zambia, Kenya, and Mozambique to continue protecting rhino.

Inmarsat, Tillman and CivicConnect sign pact with Smart Africa to advance smart cities in Africa

05-10-2018 | 07:14:51
Inmarsat in conjunction with Tillman Digital Cities and CivicConnect, has signed an agreement with the Smart Africa to accelerate the development and implementation of public-private partnerships with the Smart Africa Alliance.

iflix partners with Vodafone Egypt to offer customers unlimited entertainment

05-10-2018 | 07:03:00
iflix, the global player in entertainment service for emerging markets has announced the launch of its exclusive partnership with Egypt’s mobile operator, Vodafone Egypt to offer Vodafone subscribers unlimited access to iflix’s vast library of thousands.

Protecting privacy and personal data key to digital economy in Africa, says Internet Society

05-09-2018 | 13:42:24
The Internet Society and the African Union Commission have unveiled a new set of Guidelines that highlight how privacy protection and the responsible use of personal data are critical factors in building greater trust online.

Kenya Bankers Association partners with tech companies to champion online safety campaign

05-09-2018 | 10:48:00
The Kenya Bankers Association has partnered with financial service providers to create awareness on safety measures in conducting transactions while using ATM cards, mobile phones, and online platforms.

Ooredoo Tunisia seeks to grow customer base with latest tech upgrades from eserveGlobal

05-09-2018 | 08:34:00
International fintech service provider eServGlobal has deepened its collaboration with existing customer, Ooredoo Tunisia through a two-year contract, which encompasses technology platform upgrades as well as two-years of support through to 2019.

Perpetual Communications and Annecto in new deal to expand telecom business in Nigeria

05-09-2018 | 06:56:33
Annecto Telecom and Perpetual Communications, a telecommunications company in Nigeria have announced that PCL has selected Annecto Telecom to provide voice, data, SMS and VAS aggregation services in Nigeria.

Esri unveils online data portal to address Africa’s development challenges

05-09-2018 | 06:46:00
Global player in spatial analytics Esri has launched the Africa GeoPortal, a comprehensive cloud-based platform that provides rich content and solutions from Esri and its partners.

African Startups wanted for Tech Platform

05-08-2018 | 14:56:00
Africa Business Communities is lauching a Tech Platform and is looking for African Startups for both Interviews and Columnists

American Tower Corporation acquires 723 communication towers from Telkom Kenya

05-08-2018 | 11:37:00
Integrated telecommunications service provider, Telkom Kenya and global tower company, American Tower Corporation have announced that they have reached a definitive agreement for ATC to acquire up to 723 towers from TKL in Kenya.

Insurtech is transforming a staid South African insurance industry, says Dominique Collett

05-08-2018 | 10:22:00
“Insurtech has gained momentum over the last two years in South Africa. It was initially seen as a major threat by insurance companies, but now insurers are taking a far more proactive approach to seizing opportunities in this space and are starting to collaborate with startups."

Kagame advocates for regional cooperation on technology for Africa

05-08-2018 | 09:49:00
President Kagama cited an example of the telecommunications sector which he said could reduce costs and improve efficiency through integration.

[Kenya] Safaricom unveils Twaweza campaign to foster closer relationship with customers

05-08-2018 | 09:01:29
Telecommunication company Safaricom has launched the ‘Safaricom Twaweza Live’ experience to positively impact customers and transform lives in the communities around the country.