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E-Commerce companies in Nigeria struggle with infrastructure challenges, report

07-03-2019 | 06:25:05
Nigeria's retail E-Commerce market harbours a high growth potential, as only a small fraction of overall retail spending currently is online according to a new report by ResearchAndMarkets.com.

[South Africa] Avanti Communications signs three-year distribution agreement with Vox

07-03-2019 | 06:22:37
Avanti Communications Group plc has signed a three-year period Master Distributor Agreement on its HYLAS 4 and HYLAS 2 satellites with Vox Telecom.

DriveWealth partners with Sigma Securities and Trove Technologies to launch first digital U.S. equities trading product in Nigeria

07-03-2019 | 06:16:57
DriveWealth, LLC, has announced a new partnership with Sigma Securities Limited, a Nigerian brokerage firm, and Trove Technologies, an Africa-based financial app developer.

Trend Micro unveils new Sub-Saharan Africa channel programme

07-03-2019 | 06:06:00
Global cybersecurity solutions firm Trend Micro Incorporated has launched a new channel partner programme for the Sub-Saharan Africa region.

[Kenya] KCB implements Sopra Banking Software’s solution

07-03-2019 | 06:02:00
KCB has launched a major project with two key targets: create a new offer to provide mobile money and inclusive financial services and improve the current financial services of co-branded product KCB – Mpesa.

[Kenya] Safaricom names Michael Joseph interim CEO

07-03-2019 | 04:35:21
Safaricom has appointed Michael Joseph as interim Chief Executive Officer following Bob Collymore’s death on Monday.

Terrestrial fiber infrastructure investments key to enabling the growth of Africa’s digital economy, experts say

07-03-2019 | 04:19:00
Investments in local internet exchanges and terrestrial networks is instrumental to facilitating the development and growth of Africa’s digital economy.

[Kenya] CBA LOOP targets budding entrepreneurs with financial advisory sessions

07-03-2019 | 04:02:26
Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) through its digital banking service, Loop, is offering budding entrepreneurs financial advisory sessions through a series of events dubbed PassionEnt.

[Nigeria] MTN launches 4G+ in three cities

07-02-2019 | 15:38:00
MTN Nigeria Communications has launched 4G+ in three cities - Lagos, Abuja and Port-Harcourt.

Airtel Africa raises $750m from IPO

07-02-2019 | 15:30:00
Bharti Airtel’s Africa subsidiary has raised $750 million through its initial public offering on Friday, but the company’s shares plunged 13% in trading debut on the London Stock Exchange.

Telecom Egypt upgrades internet speed services

07-02-2019 | 15:24:00
Telecom Egypt yesterday, Monday, announced that it increased the capacity of packages offered to customers in line with the new speeds and quality of internet services.

New IDC MarketScape evaluates service providers for Digital Grid Enablement in EMEA

07-02-2019 | 14:04:39
The new IDC MarketScape, EMEA service providers for Digital Grid Enablement 2019 Vendor Assessment has assessed the capabilities and strategies of service vendors to support electricity companies in transforming and optimizing their grids.

IOM, WFP conduct first beneficiary data exchange in South Sudan

07-02-2019 | 07:18:00
IOM and WFP completed the first functional data exchange between their own beneficiary management systems to provide updated information on tens of thousands of people receiving assistance in Upper Nile and Jonglei regions.

Liquid Telecom connects South Sudan to One Africa broadband network and the world

07-01-2019 | 12:58:00
Liquid Telecom will implement and operate South Sudan’s first fibre broadband network, connecting the country to the “One Africa” broadband network, which is approaching 70,000km across 13 African countries and to the rest of the world.

Talk360 partners Ding to establish footprint worldwide

07-01-2019 | 12:39:00
Dutch technology startup, Talk360, has partnered with mobile top-up platform Ding, in a venture that will make the former available at thousands of retail stores worldwide.