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Angola launches electronic import licensing service to reduce bureaucracy, entice investors

05-02-2019 | 11:01:00
Angola Ministry of Economy and Planning as launched a new Electronic Goods Import Licensing Service to improve the business environment and motivate economic activity.

Former Vodafone Global Enterprise Country Head East Africa Joins Internet Solutions Kenya

05-02-2019 | 08:32:35
Internet Solutions (IS) has appointed former Vodafone Global Enterprise, Country Head East Africa Sylvester Mboya to spearhead its commercial business unit in Kenya

[Kenya] Apptivate Africa partners with KFC, Big Square and NewsCafe to grow M-Kula’s portfolio

05-02-2019 | 07:48:13
Digital payment solution firm Apptivate Africa has signed agreements with KFC, Big Square and NewsCafe that will see customers use the company’s flagship app M-Kula to pay for their meals.

[Sierra Leone] NATCOM signs free roaming agreement with Guinea, Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire

05-02-2019 | 07:43:00
Sierra Leone National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM) has signed an MOU with telecom regulatory heads from Liberia, Guinea and Ivory Coast to implement the One Area Network work initiative.

Crowd-investing platform Slourish launches in Nigeria to connect startups to micro-investors

05-02-2019 | 06:39:04
Slourish, a crowd-investing platform that bridges the gap between business fundraising and micro-investments for users has launched in Nigeria.

[Kenya] Sanofi partners with CheckUps Medical Center to launch a new digital diabetes patient support program

05-02-2019 | 06:07:53
Sanofi Kenya has partnered with CheckUps Medical Center, a multidisciplinary rapid outpatient centre to launch the first Digital Diabetes Patient Support Program (PSP) in Nairobi.

[Senegal] Sonatel acquires Gambia’s Xoom Wireless

05-01-2019 | 12:27:00
Sonatel has announced that it has entered into an agreement for a 91.6 per cent acquisition of XOOM Wireless, which holds an Internet Service Provider (ISP) license in The Gambia.

A10 Networks appoints Ehab Halablab as Regional Channel Head for MENA

05-01-2019 | 12:19:34
A10 Networks has appointed Ehab Halablab as the company’s new Regional Channel Manager for Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

[Kenya] Safaricom woos customers with new double talk-time offer

05-01-2019 | 11:05:33
Safaricom customers are set to enjoy double talk-time to all networks over the next three months through the telco's Tunukiwa Service

[Kenya] Dimension Data and SAP partner to launch Intelligent Enterprise Solutions in East Africa

05-01-2019 | 07:28:00
Dimension Data, a global technology systems integrator and managed services provider, has entered an alliance with SAP, to offer a new set of intelligent enterprise solutions in East Africa.

[South Africa] MultiChoice adds Newzroom Afrika to its portfolio of news channels

05-01-2019 | 07:00:26
MultiChoice Group (MCG) has announced that it is adding Newzroom Afrika to its portfolio of news channels starting May 2

The Agency for Universal Health Coverage in Senegal launches digital platform to enhance reach

05-01-2019 | 06:50:00
The Agency for Universal Health Coverage in Senegal has unveiled a digital platform, the first of its kind in the continent that seeks to digitize payments across the medical value chain while boosting reach.

[Uganda] 4G Capital opens new offices in Kampala to empower small businesses

05-01-2019 | 06:14:59
4G Capital has commenced operations in Kalerwe and Nakawa markets in Kampala and will be expanding its operations across Uganda and is hiring staff now.

[South Africa] Multichoice upgrades Bay TV, gives it state-of-the-art studio

04-30-2019 | 12:03:00
The MultiChoice Group has handed over a state-of-the art studio to Bay TV, the Eastern Cape’s leading community TV station.

[South Africa] Standard Bank partners with Microsoft to accelerate digital transformation

04-30-2019 | 09:45:00
Standard Bank and Microsoft have announced a new strategic partnership that will help transform the bank’s technology estate and internal corporate functions, enabling the largest bank in Africa to accelerate its digital transformation journey.