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[Kenya] Konza Technopolis Woo Investors, Outlines Project Progress

12-21-2020 | 08:51:18
The 400 acres of Phase One of the Konza Technopolis project has attracted over 40% uptake by investors. This comes at a time when the infrastructure is set to be completed by end of 2021.

Airtel Uganda receives National Telecom Operator licence

12-21-2020 | 08:19:28
Airtel Uganda, a subsidiary of telecommunications and mobile money services provider Airtel Africa has been issued a National Telecom Operator licence by the East African country.

Samsung partners with IBM to assist businesses embrace the fourth industrial revolution

12-21-2020 | 06:19:46
Samsung Electronics has announced a new plan to collaborate with IBM to develop edge computing, 5G, and hybrid cloud solutions to help businesses across all industries modernize their operations and realize the promise of Industry 4.0.

Kenya launches national security telecommunications service

12-21-2020 | 06:16:43
President Uhuru Kenyatta has launched the National Security Telecommunications Service (NSTS), an integrated communications platform aimed at enhancing sharing of information between Kenya's security agencies.

[Kenya] DPO Group introduces Real-Time Settlements on digital payments for sole trader merchants

12-21-2020 | 05:48:19
African payment service provider DPO Group has launched Real-Time Settlements for its SME sole proprietor merchants in Kenya.

Crypto economy on the rise, despite the challenging global economic climate, says Paxful

12-21-2020 | 05:43:00
Paxful has seen impressive growth in 2020 so far with Kenya being one of its top African countries with almost 390% volume growth YOY.

Kenya's Mbali Health wins $5000 IBM and David Clark Cause’s Call for Code Challenge

12-21-2020 | 05:25:00
Kenya's Mbali Health are the winners of IBM and David Clark Cause’s 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge for designing the Mbali Health application that connects patients to care providers in a socially distanced way.

Intelligent connected machines to be a major part of life by 2030, Ericsson consumer survey

12-21-2020 | 05:14:13
Consumers expect connected technology to become more flexible and interactive going forward and see devices enabling more pro-active. This is according to the tenth edition of the Ericsson ConsumerLab 10 Hot Consumer Trends

Vodafone, AST SpaceMobile unveil plans to offer space-based mobile network in Africa

12-18-2020 | 09:01:00
AST SpaceMobile, in partnership with Vodafone, unveiled plans to launch the first phase of its space-based commercial mobile communications service in 2023.

[Malawi] FDH Bank partners with MASM for digital payments

12-17-2020 | 08:37:07
FDH Bank signed a partnership agreement with health insurance provider Medical Aid Society of Malawi (MASM) to simplify digital payment processes.

Hotspot Network selects Parallel Wireless to provide network coverage to 2,000 Nigeria villages

12-16-2020 | 13:16:00
Parallel Wireless, Inc. has been selected by Hotspot Network Limited to deliver 2G, 3G and 4G coverage across planned 2,000 villages in Nigeria.

African startup StarNews Mobile secures first funding from Investisseurs & Partenaires

12-15-2020 | 13:22:05
African startup StarNews Mobile, specialized in the field of mobile video, achieved its first fundraising with Investisseurs & Partenaires, a pioneering impact investing group dedicated to small and medium-sized enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa.

SAP accelerates digital skills development with expanded virtual young professional programme

12-15-2020 | 07:55:59
The SAP Young Professional Program, which forms part of the broader Skills for Africa initiative, has extended its footprint with a revised, fully virtual model that has enabled young candidates in several African countries to participate in the program, despite the pandemic.

HexGn, AFRIEF launch startup program to accelerate African youth careers

12-15-2020 | 07:03:00
HexGn, a consulting firm known for fast-tracking entrepreneurship and upcoming technologies globally, has joined hands with the Africa Islamic Economic Foundation (AFRIEF), to launch its flagship startup program, HexGn Startup Explore, in Africa.

[South Africa] Vodacom launches 5G network footprint in KwaZulu-Natal province

12-14-2020 | 11:54:00
Vodacom KwaZulu-Natal Region announced it is rolling-out the fastest and latest, fifth generation (5G) network in key municipal districts in KwaZulu-Natal province.