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Three Kenyan firms among top 12 finalists in the Liquid Telecom's MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge

09-11-2019 | 10:08:25
Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has announced that the Regional Finale of the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC) will be held on 20 September 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

DHL expands Africa eShop online shopping application to 34 countries across Sub Saharan Africa

09-11-2019 | 07:48:27
Since its initial introduction in April of this year, the DHL Africa eShop app has seen its user base grow rapidly, and within the first three months of operation, it had already been rolled out to 20 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa.

Nigerian Stock Exchange launches mobile app to boost investors’ participation

09-11-2019 | 07:08:00
The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, is launching X-Mobile, a dynamic and user-friendly mobile app, to enhance investors’ participation in the Nigerian capital market.

Increased consumer spending, competition powering Madagascar’s telecom industry, report

09-11-2019 | 07:02:20
Madagascar's economy has shown steady growth in recent years, benefiting from a revived tourist sector.

Econet announces partnership with Atlas AI to drive 4IR benefits in Africa

09-11-2019 | 06:57:16
Econet has announced a partnership with US start-up Atlas AI to create opportunities for African businesses and their clients by harnessing AI-generated data insights to drive digital transformation.

[South Africa] TechTribe Accelerator to train hundreds of SADC startups

09-11-2019 | 05:15:17
The TechTribe Accelerator (TTA), a brand-new online training platform wants to offer online training to thousands of African entrepreneurs across SADC members countries.

[South Africa] ITAD specialist Debbie Brown joins Xperien as a consultant.

09-11-2019 | 05:00:00
Highly experienced IT Asset Disposal (ITAD) specialist Debbie Brown has joined Xperien as a consultant. This appointment is part of the Company's expansion drive to grow its talent pool.

Google for Startups UK launches Africa programme to support startups

09-10-2019 | 13:18:00
Google for Startups UK has launched its first-ever Africa immersion cohort, a 12-week programme designed to bring the best of Google expertise and the London startup ecosystem to technology companies from Africa.

Philips, Amref Health Africa extend collaboration towards achieving universal health coverage in Africa

09-10-2019 | 13:16:00
Royal Philips and the largest African health organisation Amref Health Africa signed a MoU to extend their joint mission to sustainably transform primary healthcare towards achieving universal health coverage in Africa.

MTN Group announces leadership changes

09-10-2019 | 11:11:00
MTN Group has announced that current MTN Zambia CEO, Philip van Dalsen will be leaving MTN at the end of September. Philip joined MTN in 2012 as CEO of MTN Cyprus.

[Kenya] COMESA unveils virtual Masters Degree programme at Kenyatta University

09-10-2019 | 11:08:00
The first steps to establish the COMESA University of Regional Integration has begun with the launch of a virtual Masters Degree programme at the Kenyatta University of Kenya.

George Mathen appointed Managing Director of Airtel Tanzania

09-10-2019 | 07:08:00
Airtel Africa has announced the appointment of George Mathen as managing director for Airtel Tanzania effective 01 October.

Iflix launches in Ghana

09-10-2019 | 07:05:00
iflix serves as a digital hosting and distribution platform for Western and Asian dramas obtained through partnerships with over 150 studios and content distributors globally.

Rocketseed enters into partnership to grow email branding in Africa

09-10-2019 | 07:02:00
Rocketseed is expanding its roots into Africa with a host of new companies joining our successful partnership programme.

[Ghana] AirtelTigo bids farewell to CEO Mitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi

09-10-2019 | 06:57:53
Telecom operator AirtelTigo announced today that Mrs. Mitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi, Chief Executive Officer will be leaving the organisation from 13th September 2019 for personal reasons.