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Smart cities in Africa, renewable energy sources to drive adoption of data centers, report

10-15-2019 | 13:18:00
The availability of renewable energy sources in Africa sources is expected to drive hyperscale data center to adopt renewable energy infrastructure according to a report by Reportlinker.com.

[South Africa] USTDA expands support to Cape Town’s digital and infrastructure advancement

10-15-2019 | 09:04:00
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) announced its growing commitment to support the City of Cape Town’s goal to become the most digitally connected city in Africa.

Ghana Telecom University to become public

10-14-2019 | 10:05:00
Privately owned Ghana Technology University College is to be absolved by government, according to Emmanuel Afoakwa, President of the University.

DTB joins Mastercard and DPO Group to extend digital payments in Kenya and Tanzania

10-14-2019 | 06:24:52
Diamond Trust Bank (DTB), has joined African payment services provider DPO Group, and Mastercard, the global payments technology company, in the rollout of a business to business (B2B) virtual payment card in Kenya and Tanzania.

MTN appoints Djibril Ouattara CEO of Côte d'Ivoire

10-14-2019 | 06:07:24
MTN Group has appointed Djibril Ouattara to the position of MTN Côte d'Ivoire CEO, effective 1 November 2019. The appointment follows the departure of former CEO, Freddy Tchala in September.

[Ghana] AirtelTigo partners with Western Union to allow customers receive money directly in their mobile wallets

10-11-2019 | 08:34:58
Western Union has collaborated with AirtelTigo Money (ATM) to enable Ghanaians to receive international money transfers through Western Union directly into AirtelTigo Money mobile wallets.

[South Africa] Seacom connects Johannesburg, Bloemfontein and Cape Town to high capacity fibre network

10-11-2019 | 08:34:35
Seacom has enhanced its national high capacity fibre network with the rollout of services along the N1 connecting Johannesburg, Bloemfontein and Cape Town as the first phase of its national rollout.

Vodacom launches Fast Forward Series targeting South Africa businesses

10-11-2019 | 06:20:00
Vodacom is launching a series of workshops and interactive sessions called the Fast Forward Series, to drive significant growth and change within the South African business sector.

Orange partners with Global Fund to tame diseases in Africa using digital healthcare

10-11-2019 | 06:16:37
The Global Fund and Orange have signed a partnership deal to develop innovative e-health solutions to reduce the prevalence of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Africa.

OmniClouds implements Nokia’s solution to improve cloud connectivity for businesses in EMEA

10-11-2019 | 06:11:00
Nokia has announced that its Nuage Networks SD-WAN 2.0 solution has been implemented by OmniClouds to improve and optimize cloud connectivity for enterprise customers throughout the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

[South Africa] Travelstart completes acquisition of Club Travel Group

10-10-2019 | 14:40:00
Travelstart has completed its acquisition of Southern Africa’s Club Travel Group for an undisclosed sum.

[South Africa] Infor names Kevin Samuelson as new CEO

10-10-2019 | 13:45:00
Infor, a leading provider of business applications specialised by industry and built for the cloud has named Kevin Samuelson, who has served as Infor’s CFO, as its new Chief Executive Officer.

BitMinutes inks deal with Akoin to drive financial inclusion in Africa through blockchain

10-10-2019 | 11:37:02
BitMinutes Inc. has announced a partnership with Akoin to serve the unbanked population in Africa.

People Solutions partners with Digemy to launch digital academy in South Africa

10-10-2019 | 11:30:00
Training provider People Solutions announced their partnership with Digemy, a tech startup based in Cape Town, to launch Digital Academy under the FutureSkills.Africa brand.

Aspect Software partners with Ninzi-Connect and Serotec to grow reach in South Africa

10-10-2019 | 09:15:00
Aspect Software has announced partnerships with two of the top customer engagement solution providers in the South African market, Ninzi-Connect and Serotec.