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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.

MainOne, Minkels in expansion of largest Tier III+ Data centre in W/A

09-04-2018 | 05:34:00
MainOne and data centre supplier Minkels – part of the publicly traded company Legrand have announced the second phase of the project.

[Kenya] Finserve unveils Africa’s first keyboard app, mKey

09-03-2018 | 11:46:04
Finserve has launched mKey, Africa’s first keyboard app.

Community networks key to connecting Africa, says Internet Society

09-03-2018 | 09:22:00
As Internet access continues to grow in Africa, with over 450 million people now connected to the Internet, more than 60 percent of the population still remains offline.

[Kenya] Safaricom introduces measures to curb sim fraud

09-03-2018 | 07:08:21
Safaricom has announced new security measures to address the issue of SIM swap fraud.

Xpress Money augments its presence in the African remittance market

09-03-2018 | 06:59:46
The potent forces of globalization and migration make the global economy a formidable entity. Migration is integral as it helps boost the economy of the host country while simultaneously bolstering the economy of the origin country through remittances.

[Kenya] CA launches system to measure telcos services to customers

08-31-2018 | 13:58:27
Communications Authority of Kenya, (CA) has launched a new system to measure quality of services provided to consumers on mobile telephony networks.

[Zimbabwe] EcoCash and Mastercard launch Scan & Pay payment platform

08-30-2018 | 14:18:00
EcoCash and Mastercard have announced the launch of EcoCash Scan & Pay, a simple, secure and instant mobile payments solution for consumers and merchants.

[Kenya] Azuri and Unilever to connect off-grid homes to solar power

08-30-2018 | 12:28:00
Azuri Technologies, a provider of pay-as-you-go solar home systems and Unilever Kenya, have announced a partnership to bring solar home solutions to millions more off-grid homes across Kenya.

[Nigeria] Azimo partners with Interswitch for cross-border payments

08-30-2018 | 12:22:18
European digital money transfer Azimo has announced a partnership with African payments firm Interswitch Group.

Avanti launches operations in South Africa

08-30-2018 | 10:21:00
Avanti Communications, a satellite operator providing Ka-Band satellite data communications services across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, announces the official launch of its South Africa-based operations as of 29 August 2018.

Agri-tech startup Agro Supply named winner of Seedstars Uganda

08-30-2018 | 08:32:06
Agri-tech startup Agro Supply Uganda Limited is the winner of Seedstars Kampala. The startup beat ten other startups that had been selected present ideas at the Seedstars competition held at Outbox Hub last Friday.

Nopia’s all-electric cab services launched in Kenya

08-30-2018 | 07:43:00
Nopia Ride, the first ever full electric mobility service in East Africa has launched its cab services in Kenya through Finnish firm EkoRent Africa.

Grid digitization can combat Kenya’s power sector challenges

08-30-2018 | 06:57:00
Kenya’s power sector presents promising opportunities for grid digitization. This is according to a 2018 white paper on the “Digitization of Energy Transmission & Distribution in Africa by General Electric.