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[Kenya] StarTimes launches ‘’Startup ON’’ video streaming service

12-27-2018 | 16:38:45
Known as StarTimes ON, the online video streaming service will be dedicated to providing ultimate entertainment and enriched experience enabling subscribers to access the pay television company channels on the go.

[Kenya] Dimension Data Solutions to launch its digital business solutions in 2019

12-27-2018 | 16:25:00
Dimension Data East Africa, trading as Dimension Data Solutions Limited has announced plans to launch its digital business solutions in East Africa in 2019.

Apto Global partners with MenaCare to expand into North Africa and Middle East

12-27-2018 | 13:03:49
Apto Global, the world's first global adaptation skills platform, has announced a strategic partnership with MenaCare, a full-service business consulting firm focused on the transformation of healthcare delivery.

AfDB invests $7.5 million in Africa Tech Ventures to boost innovative start-ups

12-24-2018 | 06:17:55
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a $7.5 million equity investment in Africa Tech Ventures (ATV) to boost operations of highly scalable companies.

Liquid Telecom partners with Code for Africa to map air pollution in Kenya

12-24-2018 | 06:09:36
Liquid Telecom Kenya has partnered with Africa’s largest non-profit civic technology network Code for Africa (CfA) to install air quality sensors at 3,000 sites across Kenya.

[South Africa] Cell C now fully compliant with ICASA regulations

12-21-2018 | 11:31:13
Following months of intensive development, Cell C is now fully compliant with the End-User and Subscriber Service Charter regulations in accordance with ICASA.

Liquid Telecom to establish multi-billion Rand 4G network in South Africa

12-21-2018 | 09:26:00
Liquid Telecom South Africa, part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has announced that it will establish a multi-billion Rand 4G network in South Africa.

Pernod Ricard announces investment in Jumia

12-21-2018 | 09:11:26
Pernod Ricard, the world's second largest wine and spirits’ company present in 13 African countries, and Jumia, the an e-commerce player on the continent, have announced the strengthening of their partnership.

[Ghana] AgroCenta receives $250,000 GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Grant

12-21-2018 | 09:08:00
AgroCenta has been selected to be the recipient of $250,000 GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Grant, funded by UK DFID, Australian AID, and the GSMA and its members.

[Kenya] CMA publishes Draft Regulatory Sandbox Policy Guidance Notes

12-21-2018 | 07:10:00
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has announced the publication of a draft Regulatory Sandbox Policy Guidance Note which will facilitate the admission of fintech firms to a Regulatory Sandbox.

Ethiopia launches online investment guide

12-21-2018 | 06:42:27
Ethiopia has launched an online investment guide, iGuide, which seeks to help investors discover opportunities in the country.

Kenya implements IMF's Enhanced General Data Dissemination System

12-21-2018 | 06:38:00
Kenya has implemented the recommendations of the IMF’s Enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS) by publishing critical data through the National Summary Data Page.

GE EFS, Renewable Energy partner to deliver electricity to 40,000 homes in Kenya

12-20-2018 | 13:35:00
GE Renewable Energy and GE Energy Financial Services (“GE EFS”) have announced a new partnership to provide technology and facilitate debt financing for its flagship onshore wind project in Sub-Sahara Africa.

[South Africa] Routed signs expansion agreement for Ubersmith subscription business software

12-20-2018 | 13:06:14
Routed, a vendor-neutral cloud infrastructure provider in South Africa, has signed an expansion agreement to take further advantage of subscription business management software from Ubersmith.

Nasdaq and Nigeria Stock Exchange sign new trading technology agreement

12-20-2018 | 13:05:29
Nasdaq and The Nigerian Stock Exchange have announced that NSE will continue leveraging Nasdaq’s matching engine technology for its equities and fixed income markets.