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[Ghana] Jack Ma's Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative top winners announced

11-20-2019 | 03:17:56
The Jack Ma Foundation has hosted its first annual Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) grand finale awarding $1 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across Africa.

[South Africa] Bluegrass Digital invests in cloud provider Veeva Systems

11-20-2019 | 02:59:00
Bluegrass Digital has announced that it will continue to invest in its Veeva Systems partnership, the leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry.

DHL Express launches live chat to improve convenience and response times

11-19-2019 | 13:37:50
As part of DHL Express’ commitment to innovation, the company ha launched a unique Multi-Channel Tool (MCT) that allows customers to interact with DHL Express via live chat and specialised email services.

[Kenya] Safaricom harmonizes internet prices for businesses

11-19-2019 | 12:44:00
Safaricom has announced new internet packages which seek to provide uninterrupted, high speed connectivity for small to medium sized businesses at affordable costs.

FSS and Oracle partner to transform digital payments in Africa

11-19-2019 | 10:35:00
FSS, one of India’s largest payments processor and a leading global provider of integrated payment products, and US-based Oracle Financial Services, will collaborate to enhance digital payments for banks.

[Tanzania] Vodacom, Azumi, KaiOS and MediaTek forge partnership to launch Smart Kitochi

11-19-2019 | 09:55:00
KaiOS Technologies, maker of mobile operating system for smart feature phones, together with Vodacom, Azumi and MediaTek have announced a partnership in Tanzania, launching affordable smart feature phone, Smart Kitochi.

Companies worldwide struggle to manage and protect multi-cloud compute infrastructures, survey

11-19-2019 | 07:58:01
A majority of enterprises worldwide have adopted multi-cloud strategies to keep pace with the need for digital transformation but face challenges in managing the complexities of these new application.

[South Africa] Uber launches Movement in Cape Town to address traffic congestion

11-19-2019 | 07:50:00
With the growing issues of transport congestion on South Africa's roads, especially in Cape Town, Uber has, as a solution, launched Uber Movement in Cape Town.

Etion on a trade mission to grow client network in Cote d’Ivoire

11-19-2019 | 07:18:00
Gauteng-based company, Etion Limited is aiming to grow its client network and sell high-tech digital solutions during the Outward Trade and Investment Mission (OTIM), currently taking place in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.

Telecom Egypt achieves EGP19bn revenues in 9M 2019

11-18-2019 | 10:10:00
Telecom Egypt company achieved revenues of EGP19bn during the first nine months of this year, a growth of 10% over the same period last year, due to an increase in revenues from data services by 35%.

Africa Data Centers in peering subsidies deal with INX-ZA

11-18-2019 | 09:41:00
Africa Data Centres said that it has partnered with INX-ZA, a division of the Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) of South Africa.

SAP invests in South African youth through its Skills for Africa Initiative

11-18-2019 | 06:24:16
SAP has announced the launch of its first Dual Study Program on South African soil.

Venture Capital for Africa launches online training programme for Africa’s business angels

11-18-2019 | 06:17:00
10 free training modules boost ability of participants to become high-powered mentors and savvy business angels; Mentor-Driven Capital has a critical role to play in supporting Africa’s entrepreneurs.

Huawei Cloud launches Elastic Cloud Server services across Africa

11-15-2019 | 13:33:00
Huawei Cloud has released Kunpeng ECS (Elastic Cloud Server) cloud services and Partner Program 2.0. The Kunpeng-powered cloud services will be made available to African customers by the end of December 2019.

[Zambia] Zazu to launch Mastercard prepaid cards linked to its mobile wallet

11-15-2019 | 11:38:00
In a market first, fintech company Zazu Africa Limited has announced a partnership with Mastercard to issue prepaid cards linked to the Zazu app in a move that will help to reduce cash dependence and increase financial inclusion in Zambia.