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Ethiopian broadcasters to migrate to SES Satellite creating dedicated Ethiopian TV environment

07-09-2019 | 07:39:41
Ethiopian private and public broadcasters, and the local media market, are poised for growth following two agreements signed between SES and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters.

[South Africa] MultiChoice partners with National Arts Festival to boost African arts

07-09-2019 | 07:36:32
The MultiChoice Group (MCG) is a proud partner of the National Arts Festival (NAF), Africa’s leading showcase of local and international creativity.

[South Africa] Vodacom launches VodaPay Masterpass app for safe, convenient digital payments

07-09-2019 | 07:34:29
Vodacom in collaboration with Mastercard has launched VodaPay Masterpass, which enables Vodacom customers to load any bank card into a secure digital wallet downloaded as an app on their smartphone.

Huawei brings Ghanaian students to study ICT trends in China

07-08-2019 | 09:04:00
Huawei Technologies has revealed, at the launch of its flagship Corporate Social Responsibility initiative Seeds for the Future 2019, that ten students are being sent to China to study the latest trends in ICT.

[Kenya] MYDAWA becomes the first e-pharmacy in Africa to earn LegitScript certification

07-08-2019 | 08:42:01
MYDAWA has become the first online pharmacy in Africa and part of the top 4% globally to earn the LegitScript certification that verifies internet operated pharmacies as safe, credible and trustworthy.

Chinese firm, Engo, opens phone manufacturing plant in Uganda

07-08-2019 | 08:30:00
Chinese electronics firm, ENGO, has launched a phone manufacturing plant in Uganda, positioning itself in the country’s industrial sector to locally manufacture and assemble mobile phones, tablets, laptops, and computers.

[South Africa] Logicalis SA acquires Mars Technologies

07-08-2019 | 08:24:47
Datatec subsidiary, Logicalis SA, has acquired Mars Technologies, an IT services business with offices in South Africa and East London.

Ethiopia to sell minority stake in Ethio Telecom, issues licenses to private firms

07-08-2019 | 07:57:00
Ethiopia will grant two telecom licenses to private firms and sell a minority stake in Ethio Telecom, the sole operator, as the government opens sectors long closed to outsiders.

[South Africa] Vodacom KwaZulu Natal ramps up investment on the network

07-08-2019 | 06:18:47
Vodacom KwaZulu Natal region has invested R1.4 billion over the past 3 years on the network as part of its vision to make sure that we connect everyone no matter where they live.

Telecom Egypt and Banque Misr partner to launch WE mobile wallet

07-05-2019 | 11:06:00
Telecom Egypt and Banque Misr have signed an agreement in preparation of the launch of WE mobile wallet.

[Nigeria] Africa Delivery Technologies launches Kwik app to boost last mile delivery services

07-05-2019 | 08:41:00
French start-up Africa Delivery Technologies has launched the Kwik app aspires to enhance last-mile delivery services in Nigeria.

MTN Nigeria appoints Srinivas Rao as Chief Digital Officer

07-05-2019 | 06:14:00
MTN Nigeria has announced the appointment of its first Chief Digital Officer (CDO), Srinivas Rao, to lead the company’s recently created Digital Services Division.

Global Technologies, Eutelsat in new power project in West Africa

07-05-2019 | 06:12:00
Eutelsat Communications announced a contract with Global Technologies for C-band capacity on its Eutelsat 10A satellite to provide connectivity and communications for the West Africa Power Pool Project.

Workz Group strengthens African footprint with new Senegal office

07-04-2019 | 14:42:26
Workz Group, the mobile and IoT solutions provider has announced the opening of its office in Dakar, Senegal to serve the West African telecoms market.

[South Africa] Dott announces €30 million Series A co-led by EQT and Naspers

07-04-2019 | 13:46:00
Dott, the European micro-mobility company, announced a commitment for a €30 million Series A funding round.