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[South Africa] Government rolls out free WIFI in Eastern Cape targeting students, small businesses

03-12-2019 | 08:03:49
The local communities of Sterkspruit, just outside Aliwal North in the Eastern Cape, will now be able to connect their cellphones to the free WiFi that was officially launched by Communications Minister.

[Kenya] Standard Chartered Bank unveils new digital banking platform providing 68 services

03-12-2019 | 07:53:41
Standard Chartered Bank unveiled SC Mobile Digital Bank for its retail customers with enhanced features at a cost of KES 83.4 million.

Africa and Middle East marketing automation software market to reach $1.9 billion by 2024, research

03-11-2019 | 13:29:55
According to the market research report published by P&S Intelligence, Middle East and Africa marketing automation software market is expected to reach $1.9 billion by 2024.

Unissense-Africa seeks to build the largest e-commerce platform for SMEs in the continent

03-11-2019 | 13:23:56
Over the last 14 years or thereabout, the bilateral relations between the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Africa (as a whole) have grown significantly.

Africa and Middle East PC devices market outperforms expectations but outlook for 2019 remains bleak, report

03-11-2019 | 12:16:00
The Middle East and Africa (MEA) personal computing devices market, which is made up of desktops, notebooks, workstations, and tablets, declined 5.0% year on year in Q4 2018.

Helios announces plans to build 1,000 Towers in South Africa

03-11-2019 | 12:03:06
Helios Towers Plc has announced plans to build 1,000 telecommunication towers in South Africa in the next three years as it tries to capitalize on rapid growth in mobile services.

[Kenya] ADMI, Microsoft launch gaming and software skills training centre in Nairobi

03-11-2019 | 11:52:05
The Africa Digital Media Institute (ADMI) has collaborated with Microsoft's 4Afrika Initiative, to open an AppFactory at ADMI's central Nairobi campus.

[South Africa] Vodacom supports programme on good waste management principles for communities

03-11-2019 | 11:40:44
In support of the ThumaMina Good Green Deeds programme, launched by President, Cyril Ramaphosa Vodacom has pledged to promote sustainable waste management practices

African challenger bank Vista Bank selects Temenos to power its digital transformation and growth across Africa

03-11-2019 | 11:35:32
Vista Group has partnered with Temenos, the banking software company, to power its digital transformation journey.

[Nigeria] OneFi secures $5m debt facility from Lendable

03-11-2019 | 09:04:00
OneFi has secured a $5M debt facility for its consumer facing platform, Paylater. The facility comes from New York and Nairobi-based Lendable, a technology-enabled funding provider to African consumer and SME lenders.

[Kenya] Ad Dynamo opens Twitter sales office in Nairobi

03-08-2019 | 12:55:35
Africa’s digital sales house, Ad Dynamo has employed a team of Kenyans well known to the digital industry and is led by Adrian Ciesielski.

[South Africa] Sasfin partners with Hello Paisa to reach the unbanked with new service

03-08-2019 | 09:28:00
South Africa's bank controlling company Sasfin, in collaboration with mobile transfer service Hello Paisa, has launched a new banking initiative that is set to revolutionize the South African banking experience.

[Kenya] Pesapal unveils app that streamlines all payments

03-08-2019 | 07:37:33
Pesapal has launched a new app that aggregates payments for essential and leisure services.

Cassava Fintech launches money transfer from South Africa to Africa

03-08-2019 | 07:31:00
Cassava Fintech South Africa member of the Econet Group has launched an enhanced cross-border money transfer service from South Africa to the rest of Africa.

[Kenya] Kwale County automates revenue collection With M-PESA

03-08-2019 | 07:21:00
Kenya’s Kwale County has partnered with Safaricom to roll out cashless payments for its 700,000 citizens.