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Health Ministry, Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance Of Kenya and Safaricom partner for NCD Information Platform

11-14-2018 | 10:17:27
Kenyans can now access information on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) directly from their mobile phones. This follows the launch of an SMS and USSD service called Fafanuka which is Swahili for ‘to be enlightened’.

[Kenya] Loon and Telkom mark progress toward 2019 deployment of balloon-powered Internet

11-14-2018 | 10:00:07
Loon, the Alphabet company working to launch balloon-powered Internet on Telkom’s network in 2019, announces that it has secured all necessary regulatory approvals and has begun importing and installing ground infrastructure in Kenya.

Global Cyber Resilience Think Tank concludes actionable threat intelligence is a priority

11-14-2018 | 09:41:00
Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, today announced it has released the latest report Threat Intelligence: Far-fetched Idea or Must-have Security Tactic? from the Cyber Resilience Think Tank. Cyber Resilience Think Tank

HP partners with Ugandan authorities for double raid on counterfeit print supplies

11-14-2018 | 06:48:04
IT multinational HP and Ugandan authorities have conducted a highly successful operation to halt the trade of counterfeit HP branded print cartridges in in the Kampala area.

Orange accelerates its multi-service operator strategy in Africa

11-14-2018 | 06:17:54
Telecommunication company Orange has partnered with KaiOS Technologies to democratize access to digital services in Africa.

AfDB launches Africa Energy Portal to disseminate data across the value chain

11-14-2018 | 06:13:39
The African Development Bank has unveiled the Africa Energy Portal, AEP, a platform that will consolidate, validate, and disseminate energy data and insights across Africa’s energy value chain.

Business support system provider Nexign Targets Africa for Growth in 2019

11-14-2018 | 04:19:00
In line with its global expansion strategy, leading business support system (BSS) provider for communications service providers (CSPs) Nexign (formerly Peter-Service) has announced that will be focusing on establishing its presence in Africa over the coming months.

Two Kenyan startups among Google’s Launchpad Accelerator Africa program graduates

11-14-2018 | 04:04:00
Two Kenyan startups, Cloud9xp and PayGo Energy were among the second class of 11 startups who graduated this week from Google’s Launchpad Accelerator Africa program in Lagos.

Cellulant announces partnership with 2018 Pwani Innovation Week

11-14-2018 | 03:45:00
Pan-African payments company providing a one-stop digital payments platform Cellulant has announced its partnership and title sponsorship of the inaugural Pwani Innovation Week in conjunction with Swahilipot Hub.

[South Africa] Liquid Telecom extends Microsoft Azure from Cape to Cairo

11-13-2018 | 11:29:00
Liquid Telecom has extended the availability of Microsoft Azure from the Cape to Cairo, continuing its lead in the African cloud revolution.

Technology gives Kenyan farmers access to transparent marketplace

11-13-2018 | 10:56:00
Twiga Foods, a Kenyan mobile phone platform that sells bananas and other produce from small-scale farmers to local vendors and markets is offering local farmers access to a transparent marketplace.

Tanzania, Botswana telcos pick Hughes to deliver satellite broadband services to customers

11-13-2018 | 10:40:00
Hughes Network Systems, LLC has announced three African telecom companies have selected the Hughes JUPITER™ System to power delivery of satellite broadband services for their customers.

Intelsat, Vodacom Mozambique invests in tourism industry

11-13-2018 | 06:54:10
Intelsat S.A., has announced that Vodacom Mozambique has signed an agreement for a satellite solution that will provide 3G services that uniquely satisfy the growing data demand generated by the tourism sector.

Ecobank, Red Cross partner in digital fund raising initiatives across Africa

11-13-2018 | 06:33:47
Ecobank and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have signed an agreement to work closely together to empower local communities to cope with disasters more efficiently.

Nigeria's property market embraces tech to drive growth

11-12-2018 | 13:32:00
Nigeria’s property market continues to embrace technology to make the real estate sector more investable, increase liquidity and drive greater home ownership.