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[South Africa] EXPLORE Data Science Academy launches new online courses

01-10-2019 | 06:16:01
The EXPLORE Data Science Academy (EDSA) has announced an online course and a series of data science competitions aimed at making ‘job future’ skills available to South African high school students.

[South Africa] Microsoft pushes launch of its two data centres to 2019

01-10-2019 | 05:34:33
The data centres are expected to deliver the Microsoft Cloud, including Microsoft Azure, Office 365, and Dynamics 365 to Africa, with initial availability in 2018.

[Kenya] Safaricom rolls out M-Pesa overdraft facility for its customers

01-10-2019 | 05:03:44
Safaricom has now made it possible for M-Pesa users to send money or pay for goods and services even when they have insufficient funds in their accounts.

[Kenya] Safaricom opens applications for its 2019 technology internship program

01-09-2019 | 12:39:00
The Safaricom Technology Academy is a 3-month internship program that is targeted to ongoing Kenyan Degree Students.

HashCash targets South African blockchain market with new payment processor

01-09-2019 | 09:20:15
The African continent is steadily becoming one of the most fertile regions for the proliferation of blockchain technology, and South Africa is one of the countries under the spotlight in this movement.

Safaricom launches Ndoto Zetu initiative to support communities across Kenya

01-09-2019 | 09:05:28
Safaricom has launched Ndoto Zetu, an initiative that aims at positively transforming lives of communities across Kenya.

[Nigeria] MultiChoice launches new campaign for DStv, GOtv Subscribers

01-09-2019 | 08:58:25
Dubbed ‘Step Up’, MultiChoice Nigeria Chief Customer Officer, Martin Mabutho, said the offer reiterates the firm’s commitment to give more value for money to loyal customers.

Intelsat Joins GSMA to Spur Integration of Satellite and Terrestrial Solutions

01-09-2019 | 08:21:03
Intelsat S.A has announced that it has joined GSMA, to further strengthen the integration of satellite and terrestrial technologies and advance 5G deployments.

[Ghana] BlueTown and Microsoft target 800,000 people with broadband internet

01-09-2019 | 07:25:00
Denmark based BLUETOWN has announced a new agreement with Microsoft Corp. that will provide broadband internet access to approximately 800,000 unserved people in the eastern part of Ghana.

[South Africa] The Professional Provident Society partners with Plug and Play to bolster insurance innovations

01-09-2019 | 07:19:00
The Professional Provident Society has announced its partnership with Plug and Play, the world's largest global innovation platform headquartered in Silicon Valley.

[Kenya] Police officers to undergo compulsory ICT training

01-09-2019 | 05:29:00
The Kenyan government wants all police officers to undergo a compulsory six-month training on Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

[Kenya] Villgro Kenya invests $80,000 in Maisha Meds and Turaco to advance primary care

01-09-2019 | 05:08:00
Villgro Kenya has invested $80,000 each in Maisha Meds and Turaco, two companies working to improve health access for low-income Kenyans.

SolarNow closes $9M to scale its services across Uganda

01-09-2019 | 04:58:00
Uganda-based solar energy company SolarNow has raised $9 million in debt arranged by SunFunder, a longtime debt financier for the company alongside co-lenders responsAbility and Oikocredit.

[Kenya] Alten picks Voltalia to construct 40MW solar plant in Uashin Gishu County

01-07-2019 | 11:03:49
ALTEN Energías Renovables has confirmed its choice of the French company Voltalia to carry out EPC and O&M service on its new PV solar power plant in Kenya.

[Nigeria] CoralPay introduces first interoperable USSD

01-07-2019 | 09:16:00
CoralPay Technology, a payment switching and transaction processing company, has deployed the first interoperable Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) and mobile payment platform to Nigerians.