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President Uhuru Kenyatta launches Kenya's Digital Economy Blueprint

05-16-2019 | 05:50:00
Kenya’s president, President Uhuru Kenyatta has unveiled a Digital Economy blueprint, in Kigali Rwanda, at the ongoing Transform Africa Summit.

MTN Nigeria receives approval to list on the Nigerian Stock Exchange

05-15-2019 | 13:24:00
MTN Nigeria has received approval to list on the Premium Board of The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE.

Wegagen Bank partners with WorldRemit to offer digital money transfer service in Ethiopia

05-15-2019 | 13:18:18
Wegagen Bank and WorldRemit one of the leaders in global money transfer have announced their partnership to provide digital money transfer service to Ethiopian customers.

[South Africa] Vodacom set to acquire IoT.nxt

05-15-2019 | 06:45:00
Vodacom Group has reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake in IoT.nxt in a move that will significantly accelerate Vodacom’s Internet of Things (IoT) strategy and transform its dedicated IoT business unit.

Kenyan banks embrace infobip solutions to grow customer base, manage competition

05-15-2019 | 06:36:00
Infobip, a global cloud communications company for businesses and leader in omnichannel engagement is enhancing its presence in Kenya by partnering with banks and businesses.

[Kenya] MFS Africa highlights role of strong partnerships for growing digital economy

05-15-2019 | 03:16:17
MFS Africa, has been highlighted as an example of the UK’s commitment to supporting the continent’s fledgling start-up sector.

[Ivory Coast] ADEA, FDD and the Ministry of National Education, Technical and Vocational Training sign MoU to promote digital literacy Africa

05-15-2019 | 03:05:54
The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), the Didier Drogba Foundation (FDD) and the Ministry of National Education, Technical and Vocational Training (MENETFP) have signed an MoU to promote digital literacy Africa

[South Africa] Huge Group acquires a controlling shareholding in Pansmart

05-15-2019 | 02:56:21
Huge Group has acquired a shareholding in Pansmart Proprietary Limited that will give it control of an authorised distributor of Panasonic’s voice, video and CCTV products.

UNICEF and Safaricom launch Internet of Good Things in Kenya

05-15-2019 | 02:35:08
UNICEF and Safaricom have launched the Internet of Good Things in Kenya – a set of information and resources which promotes living better and healthier.

[South Africa] Standard Bank urges farmers to integrate technology solutions to produce better yields

05-14-2019 | 07:27:00
Standard Bank says that South African farming has entered the technological age where data, measurements, alternative power sources, sensors and even the cell phone are working together.

MTN Cameroon recorded over one million new subscribers in the first quarter of 2019

05-14-2019 | 07:03:00
MTN Group has published its financial results for the first quarter of 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa showing sustained growth in all segments, with 236.6 million subscribers as of March 31, 2019.

Microsoft to set up a technology development centre In Kenya

05-14-2019 | 06:59:00
American technology giant Microsoft Corporation has unveiled a plan to set up a technology development centre in Kenya.

[Kenya] KCB-MPESA Weka Weka savings campaign to drive savings on mobile platform

05-14-2019 | 06:03:00
The Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) has kicked off a financial literacy initiative to drive up savings in the country.

Pocket Money targets rejected borrowers with new cyclic lending system in Africa

05-13-2019 | 13:46:00
Pocket Money, a digital lending marketplace targeting borrowers in Africa is pioneering a ‘cyclic’ lending system to provide a breath of fresh air even to potential borrowers who had previously been ‘rejected’ by lenders.

[Kenya] Capital Markets Authority licenses second non-dealing online forex trading broker

05-13-2019 | 11:13:36
The Board of the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the grant of a license to SCFM Limited to operate as a Non – Dealing Online Foreign Exchange Broker.