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Boomplay in deal to distribute Warner Music in ten African countries

03-15-2019 | 13:27:49
Boomplay, the largest music streaming and download service in Africa, has signed a direct licensing agreement with Warner Music to bring the record company's diverse global roster of music to the region.

[Kenya] Safaricom enters into partnership with Hearst Create for the production of Twaweza magazine

03-15-2019 | 09:39:40
Kenya’s telecommunication company Safaricom has entered into a partnership with Netherlands based Hearst Create for the production of a new magazine Twaweza.

[Ghana] AirtelTigo unveils Flexi Business solution with focus on SMEs

03-15-2019 | 06:54:00
On a journey to catalyze innovation and fast-track growth for businesses, AirtelTigo Business has rolled out “Flexi Business”, a tailor-made mobile solution for small and medium enterprises.

[Kenya] Safaricom opens new call center in Eldoret creating 800 jobs

03-15-2019 | 06:43:20
Safaricom has opened a new Call Centre in Eldoret town as the telco continues its push to improve customer experience.

VAST Network selects Benu Networks platform to deliver affordable connectivity across Africa

03-15-2019 | 06:40:36
VAST Networks, Africa’s first open access network provider, has selected Virtual Service Edge (VSE) platform to deliver affordable connectivity, save on costly spectrum, and improve the customer experience.

Bidco Africa gets future-fit with speedy HANA Database migration

03-14-2019 | 12:22:00
Bidco Africa, the largest manufacturer of FMCG in East Africa, migrates to SAP HANA Database to gain real-time and in-memory computing capabilities to improve its delivery to customers.

TLcom hosts Internet founder and pioneer, Sir Tim Berners-Lee in Lagos

03-14-2019 | 11:54:42
To mark the 30th anniversary of the invention of the worldwide web, Africa-focussed venture capital firm TLcom hosted Internet founder and pioneer, Sir Tim Berners-Lee in Lagos.

Kenyan student team takes second place in Huawei's Sub-Saharan Africa ICT competition

03-14-2019 | 11:19:00
One of the two Kenyan teams which participated in this year’s Sub Saharan Africa Huawei ICT Competition regional finals achieved second place tied with Angola, while Nigeria and Tanzania tied in first place.

MTN Congo, Orange Cameroon among 50 companies that have joined TM Forum

03-14-2019 | 10:08:18
TM Forum, the global not-for-profit association focused on digital transformation has announced that 50 new companies joined the Forum in recent months.

NEXT Biometrics and MK Group partner to expedite secure authentication solutions in South Africa

03-14-2019 | 10:04:49
NEXT Biometrics a global player in fingerprint sensor technology, and secure authentication and smart card solutions provider MK Group have agreed to extend cooperation.

Benin government, SES roll out digital terrestrial TV

03-14-2019 | 06:30:16
Television Viewers in the Republic of Benin are now receiving 15 new Free-to-Air (FTA) channels from satellite, thanks to a new agreement the Government of the Republic of Benin has signed with SES.

CEB FiberNet picks ECI telecom to design and deploy fiber-optic backbone network in Mauritius

03-14-2019 | 06:22:52
ECI, has been awarded a contract by CEB FiberNet to expand its existing fiber optic network coverage to provide advanced telecom services and connectivity to the country.

SAP, Google Cloud launch Global Sustainability Contest for social entrepreneurs

03-14-2019 | 06:22:00
SAP and Google Cloud have launched a Global Sustainability Contest for Social Entrepreneurs looking for revenue-generating ideas that use data analytics and machine learning to power circular economy businesses.

Youtube Premium launches in South Africa

03-14-2019 | 06:15:48
Google has announced the launch of YouTube Premium and YouTube Music in South Africa, making it the first country to enjoy the services.

[Kenya] Blockchain Startup CapAgri selected into æternity Ventures’s 2nd Starfleet Accelerator Program

03-14-2019 | 05:57:22
Kenya’s CapAGRI Africa has been selected among the most-promising seed stage blockchain startups from around the world to take part in æternity Venture’s ‘Starfleet’ Accelerator Programme.