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Online ride-hailing service inDriver launches in Uganda

07-10-2019 | 07:03:25
inDriver, an international online ride-hailing service has launched in Uganda. Uganda becomes its fourth African market after launching in Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa.

[Nigeria] VDT Communications launches advanced 4G LTE

07-10-2019 | 06:33:21
Nigeria broadband communications service provider, VDT Communications, has officially unveiled its retail service – 4G LTE Advanced into the market.

Improved infrastructure and financing key for Lesotho to unlock its digital economy, report

07-10-2019 | 06:23:52
E-commerce is a way for small African nations to punch above their weight by boosting economic performance and diversifying income sources. Lesotho exemplifies this potential, a new UNCTAD report show.

[Ghana] Fidelity Bank unveils new digital branch

07-10-2019 | 06:17:00
Fidelity Bank has opened a digital branch at East Legon to serve residents and surrounding businesses.

[Kenya] Safaricom announces Ksh.5Million boost towards naugural Afro-Asia Fintech Festival

07-10-2019 | 05:44:40
Safaricom has announced a KES 5 Million sponsorship towards the inaugural Afro-Asia FinTech Festival 2019 which will be co-hosted by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

[Nigeria] Facebook, MainOne, to grace StartupSouth5 conference

07-10-2019 | 05:36:30
Facebook, and West Africa’s largest cable data provider, MainOne is among the top tech companies that will grace the #StartupSouth Startup/Entrepreneurship conference in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State in Nigeria.

[Zambia] UNEP, partners bet on NEAT+ app to interpret environmental data for improved humanitarian planning

07-09-2019 | 14:25:00
For decades, the UNEP has been working with the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, and partners to make sense of environmental data for improved humanitarian planning.

SEACOM upgrades CloudWorx for public cloud networks and data centres in South Africa

07-09-2019 | 12:26:00
Moving to meet the requirements of an evolving corporate ICT marketplace, Pan-African Internet and connectivity service provider SEACOM is expanding its CloudWorx cloud connectivity solutions.

Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya leads in e-learning uptake, report

07-09-2019 | 12:23:39
The Africa e-learning market reached a value of more than US$ 792 Million in 2018, exhibiting a CAGR of around 14% during 2011-2018 according to the latest report by Research and Markets.

Google introduces Equiano, a subsea cable connecting Africa and Europe

07-09-2019 | 10:52:24
Google has introduced Equiano, a new private subsea cable that will connect Africa with Europe.

Printronix announces partnership with Tri-Continental to distribute printers in Central, East and West Africa

07-09-2019 | 10:50:31
Printronix, a pioneer of line matrix technology, has signed a distribution agreement with Tri-Continental Ltd.

Ghana to launch universal QR code for payments

07-09-2019 | 10:31:52
Ghana will this year launch a new payment method using universal QR codes, Vice President Bawumia has announced.

Coal South Africa pilots app that connects SMMEs to opportunities in the supply chain

07-09-2019 | 09:01:00
Coal South Africa is the first business unit in Anglo American to pilot the SAP Ariba Discovery App which uses smart phone technology to link local SMMEs to opportunities in their supply chain.

Telecoming to exclusively distribute the digital content of Real Madrid through mobile operators in Africa

07-09-2019 | 08:05:00
Telecoming has signed an agreement with Real Madrid to become the exclusive distributor through mobile operators of its digital content in Africa.

[Rwanda] Bank of Kigali selects Temenos to power its Digital Transformation Strategy

07-09-2019 | 07:45:58
Bank of Kigali Plc has selected Temenos, the banking software company, to power its digital transformation journey in order to support its regional growth plans and realize its financial inclusion objectives.