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SAP strengthens skills development, entrepreneurial support for Africa’s 4IR ambitions

09-09-2019 | 18:40:05
SAP Africa is deepening commitment to UN Sustainable Development Goals with broad range of skills and entrepreneurial development initiatives announced at WEF Africa.

[Kenya] Safaricom partners with Travelport to allow travel agents to directly bill and invoice with M-PESA

09-09-2019 | 17:59:32
Safaricom has partnered with Travelport, a leading travel reservation provider, to enable travel consultants and agents to directly bill and invoice with M-PESA.

Public private sector partnership key to drive digital economy in South Africa, Mastercard report

09-09-2019 | 17:55:56
The financial services sector in South Africa is undergoing an unprecedented transformation. Rapid developments in digital technologies are both disrupting and enabling change.

Ethiopian Airlines rolls out onboard WiFi internet connectivity

09-09-2019 | 17:52:21
Ethiopian Airlines has launched onboard WiFi internet connectivity on its A350 fleet using the latest broadband satellite technology

Apis partners LLP acquires stake In Tutuka

09-09-2019 | 17:48:02
Third-party payments enabler Tutuka has announced that global financial services investor, Apis Partners (as manager of Apis Growth Fund II), has acquired a majority stake in Tutuka.

Huawei Kenya develops strategy for onboarding more women into technology

09-09-2019 | 12:41:00
Huawei Kenya recently launched a women in technology initiative to support women in the IT workplaces through charitable ICT training programs to strike gender parity in what has been predominantly a male domain.

[Nigeria] 9mobile gets $230m loan from AFC to facilitate growth plans

09-09-2019 | 12:32:31
Management of Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited (EMTS), trading as 9mobile, has secured $230 million loan facility from Africa Finance Corporation to help it attain its long-term growth plans.

ABAN and AfriLabs partner to launch new investment solution for African startups

09-09-2019 | 06:25:00
African Business Angels Network and AfriLabs have together launched Catalyst, an initiative to support the African start-up ecosystem and deliver real, measurable impact to stakeholders.

Rwanda to host the 2020 AGRF

09-06-2019 | 08:51:00
Following a competitive bidding process, the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Partners Group unanimously agreed and announced that the Republic of Rwanda will host the AGRF 2020.

[Kenya] Astral Aerial Solutions partner with Yamaha Motor on use of drones for cargo delivery and crop spraying

09-06-2019 | 08:37:04
A Kenyan solutions firm, Astral Aerial Solution partnered with Japanese drone manufacturer Yamaha Motor Company to provide last mile air cargo delivery and crop spraying solutions in Kenya.

Atlancis Technologies to use open-source computers to build cloud for Kenyan HR system

09-06-2019 | 08:37:03
Atlancis Technologies has been lauded by US-based Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP) for its adoption of non-proprietary open-source computing and cloud infrastructure to provide cloud services in Kenya.

[South Africa] Mastercard puts a spotlight on gender diversity and female entrepreneurship

09-06-2019 | 08:37:03
Mastercard hosted the second edition of its ‘Together We Lead’ event, bringing together celebrated women leaders to discuss the critical role of female entrepreneurs in Africa.

[South Africa] Joburg Film Festival and MultiChoice partner to showcase film talent

09-06-2019 | 08:37:03
The Joburg Film Festival and the MultiChoice Group have announced a new partnership to create South Africa’s preeminent film festival.

[EGYPT] PAYFORT to offer flyEgypt new online payment solution for passenger

09-06-2019 | 08:37:02
flyEgypt is partnering with online payment solution provider and Amazon subsidiary, PAYFORT to offer new payment solution for passengers.

Social commerce next big thing after a steep rise of influencers, says Ogilvy

09-06-2019 | 08:37:02
Social commerce, a cross- integration of eCommerce within social media functionalities is expected to rise rapidly in the next years, findings by Ogilvy Social lab shows.