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Nigeria's property market embraces tech to drive growth

11-12-2018 | 13:32:00
Nigeria’s property market continues to embrace technology to make the real estate sector more investable, increase liquidity and drive greater home ownership.

Africell receives $100 million from OPIC to grow foothold in Uganda and DR Congo

11-12-2018 | 11:49:00
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and Africell Holdings Limited have signed a commitment letter for $100 million to expand access to telecommunications in Africa.

[Kenya] iHub partners with Raise to digitize its assets

11-12-2018 | 11:45:00
Kenyan innovation hub and tech accelerator iHub is partnering with Raise, a Bahamian and Kenyan technology company that has developed a company ownership platform to manage compliant digital securities in frontier markets.

Telkom Kenya appoints Mugo Kibati as its new CEO

11-12-2018 | 09:43:00
Telkom Kenya has appointed Mr. Mugo Kibati as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Mara announces first African-made smartphone

11-12-2018 | 07:15:40
African high-tech player Mara has announced the production of their newest product the Maraphone – the first made-in-Africa, full-scale smartphone, soon to be manufactured in plants across Africa.

Africa50 signs agreement with Rwanda to develop Kigali Innovation City

11-09-2018 | 14:02:00
Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform, has signed an agreement with Rwanda to develop and finance a “Digital Innovation Precinct”, including commercial and retail complexes, as part of Kigali Innovation City.

SGTD implements N4 system in its terminal to boost operations across East Africa

11-09-2018 | 08:30:00
Navis, a provider of operational technologies and services across the shipping supply chain has announced that Société de Gestion du Terminal à Conteneurs de Doraleh has implemented the N4 terminal operating system at its facility.

PCI Pal expands reach into South Africa

11-09-2018 | 06:12:00
PCI Pal, the secure payment solutions provider to contact centres, has signed its first South African reseller contract with telecommunications and customer engagement solutions company, Ninzi-Connect.

Experian launches data solution targeting businesses across Africa

11-09-2018 | 06:08:00
Global information services company Experian has launched a new analytics solution across Africa, Middle East and Europe regions.

[Kenya] Safaricom unveils new home fibre packages to sate shifting customer preferences

11-08-2018 | 13:45:00
Telecommunication company Safaricom has announced new Home Fibre packages that will combine mobile voice, mobile data, SMS and Home Fibre in one package.

South Africa filmmakers optimistic mission to Hollywood will yield positive results

11-08-2018 | 11:12:00
The South African filmmakers who returned from the United States of America today are optimistic that their mission will yield positive results in the near future and see them working with the Hollywood companies.

Creation of the right framework and clear policy critical in Kenya’s renewable energy deployment and usage

11-08-2018 | 10:45:00
Creative financing, technological advancements, scalability in renewable energy sources have the potential to propel Kenya’s energy market, according to a 2018 report by global law firm Hogan Lovells.

Johnson & Johnson Launches Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0

11-08-2018 | 10:35:42
Johnson & Johnson has launched the Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0, a continent-wide competition calling on African innovators to submit ideas for innovative technologies, products and solutions that have the potential to create positive impact for African communities.

Samsung reveals breakthroughs in Intelligence, IoT and Mobile UX

11-08-2018 | 08:48:29
Samsung Electronics has unveiled powerful new developer tools for its Bixby and SmartThings platforms. The company also unveiled new, powerful mobile experiences with One UI and Infinity Flex Display at the ongoing Samsung Developer Conference 2018.

ALL G - Parallel Wireless ‘Connects’ in 12 African Countries

11-08-2018 | 08:24:00
With its world’s first ALL G software-enabled Open network solution, Parallel Wireless, Inc. is helping global mobile network operators (MNOs) ‘connect the unconnected’ by making ALL G network deployments as easy and as cost-effective as Wi-Fi.