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Kenya hosts first Google Web Rangers Africa Summit

09-05-2018 | 11:01:45
Google Kenya is hosting the first Web Rangers summit in Africa aimed at spreading awareness about internet safety and promoting responsible digital citizenship on the continent.

LiveU expands hybrid IP satellite service to North Africa

09-05-2018 | 09:38:03
LiveU has announced plans to expand its affordable, hybrid global IP satellite service, which works in combination with its HEVC bonding technology in parts of North Africa.

Kenya Red Cross and Safaricom roll out disaster warning SMS tool

09-05-2018 | 07:43:50
The Kenya Red Cross Society has partnered with Safaricom to introduce an SMS based information tool to provide timely early warnings for disasters and lessen the adverse effects on communities.

MTN Business Kenya appoints new acting managing director

09-05-2018 | 07:24:21
MTN Business Kenya has appointed Festus Kiragu as its acting managing director following the departure of Kennedy Chinganya mid-last month.

[Uganda] BringCom acquires Datanet

09-05-2018 | 06:57:01
BringCom Incorporated, a provider of connectivity solutions to developing countries, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Datanet.Com, LLC in Uganda

Kasha, Rwanda’s online health and beauty store launches in Kenya

09-05-2018 | 06:52:00
Rwanda Based women health and personal care e-commerce and mobile platform Kasha, has launched its operations in Kenya.

Kenya’s most Google-searched items in August 2018

09-05-2018 | 06:25:00
Sports betting platforms dominated the list of search items by Kenyans once again showing how betting is becoming a national past time.

Logistics platform Bwala Africa closes Ksh 24 million debt financing

09-05-2018 | 06:10:13
Bwala Group, a Kenyan last mile logistics marketplace has secured a Ksh 24m debt financing from South African-based bank CFC Stanbic to meet the rising demand for last mile fleet connectivity.

[South Africa] Standard Bank to turn tweets into educational tools

09-04-2018 | 11:05:00
Standard Bank is set to launch first of its kind social campaign on Twitter to show that inspiring and positive tweets can be turned into tangible educational tools with the help of 3D printing and laser cutters.

WorldRemit launches digital money transfer service within Africa

09-04-2018 | 08:49:09
International money transfer company WorldRemit has launched a new digital service within Africa, making it easier to send and receive money across the continent.

Africa registry launches gateway solution for domain names in Africa

09-04-2018 | 07:48:00
African companies selling domain names today or planning to in the future deserve the same range of products and services to sell enjoyed by their peers in Europe, the US and Asia.

MainOne expands operations to Cote D’Ivoire, unveils $20m investment

09-04-2018 | 07:47:00
MainOne has reiterated its commitment to leading the digital transformation efforts of the Francophone region with an initial investment of $20m on cable landing and data centre projects in Cote D’Ivoire within the next 24 months.

Somali President tours Huawei's Executive Briefing Center in Beijing

09-04-2018 | 06:52:32
As part of his visit to China on the sidelines of the FOCAC Summit, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo visited Huawei's Beijing Executive Briefing Center and met with Yi Xiang, Senior Vice President at Huawei.

More Huawei innovations to speed up digital transformation in Botswana

09-04-2018 | 06:39:00
On his state visit to China, President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana expressed that Botswana looks forward to cooperating in depth with Huawei, to promote socio-economic development and achieve sustainable development of Botswana through digital transformation.