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[South Africa] Crossfin Technology invests R600 Million in Retail Capital to support local SMEs

03-14-2019 | 05:44:23
Local Fintech group Crossfin Technology Holdings has announced that it has taken a significant minority interest into Retail capital.

Liquid Telecom expands availability of Microsoft Azure in Africa

03-14-2019 | 05:17:31
Liquid Telecom and Microsoft Gold Partner, have announced the availability of Microsoft Azure across its pan-African network.

South Africa Rugby Union names Microsoft its official cloud partner

03-13-2019 | 13:55:46
Microsoft South Africa has announced that it is the official cloud partner of the South African Rugby Union (SARU).

Converge Technologies embraces Zinfi solutions to automate its African operations

03-13-2019 | 08:35:00
ZINFI Technologies, Inc. has announced that Converge Technologies, a reseller of IT and telecommunications solutions in Africa, has begun using its technology to automate its marketing workflow.

Two African Startups make it to Gray Matters Capital Calibrator program

03-13-2019 | 08:03:18
Two African startups, Kenya’s MumsVillage and Sierra Leone’s Mosabi have made it to the second cohort of Gray Matters Capital’s Calibrator program – GMC Calibrator.

BitMinutes forays into Nigeria’s booming crypto space

03-13-2019 | 06:15:00
BitMinutes Inc., a financial services technology company (FinTech) that leverages blockchain and tokenization launched in Nigeria a few weeks ago and has caught the attention of the locals.

Vodacom partners with Samsung to unveil South Africa’s first eSIM wearable

03-13-2019 | 06:03:54
Vodacom customers will soon have the freedom to connect and link a number of devices to their primary account using the same phone number following the launch of Vodacom OneNumber.

Visa targets 15 Tanzania banks with mobile app that allows cross-border transactions

03-13-2019 | 06:00:16
Global payment technology company Visa, is set to unveil a mobile app in Tanzania that will allow free of charge and cross border transactions.

Ampion and Plutos Ventures launch new venture for Africa-focused startups

03-13-2019 | 05:30:20
Africa-focused Ampion and Berlin-based Plutos Ventures Holding have announced the founding of Ampion Ventures to support African startups with seed capital and strategic expertise support.

[South Africa] Omidyar Network launches new venture firm to support fintech entrepreneurs

03-13-2019 | 05:10:25
The Financial Inclusion Initiative at Omidyar Network has announced the launch Flourish, a new venture firm focused on backing fintech entrepreneurs in emerging markets.

[South Africa] Financial Software and Systems acquires 46 per cent stake in Ecentric

03-12-2019 | 12:52:10
FSS, Financial Software and Systems, a global payments technology company, has announced a strategic investment in Ecentric Payment Systems.

[South Africa] FlySafair introduces service that allows passengers to send boarding passes via Whatsapp

03-12-2019 | 10:35:14
South African Airline, FlySafair has announced that its passengers will now have the option to send their boarding passes to their phones via WhatsApp, once they’ve completed the check-in process.

Aurecon picks Orange to manage its communications infrastructure in Africa, Asia and Middle East

03-12-2019 | 10:30:19
Aurecon has selected Orange Business Services, a global technology integrator, to manage its global communications infrastructure.

LegAfrik expands operations in Burkina Faso

03-12-2019 | 08:36:00
LegAfrik has expanded the footprint of its legaltech service offerings in the Ohada region by opening an office in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, in partnership with the Mozcity Incubator.

[Kenya] Safaricom partners with Aliexpress to enable MPESA payments for online shoppers

03-12-2019 | 08:07:26
Safaricom and Ant Financial Services – global fintech services provider – have announced a partnership that will allow Kenyans shopping on AliExpress to pay for their purchases using M-PESA.