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[Kenya] Safaricom introduces IT security solutions for enterprise customers

01-21-2019 | 09:58:00
Safaricom enterprise customers can now access a wide range of security solutions to protect their information technology (I.T) systems.

[Kenya] Victoria Commercial Bank targets tech savvy corporate clients with new solution

01-21-2019 | 09:41:00
Victoria Commercial Bank (VCB), Kenya has gone live with an Appzillon-based omni-channel corporate banking solution to cater to the ever dynamic needs of their tech savvy corporate clients.

Zimbabweans turn to VPNs following social media shutdown and internet black out

01-18-2019 | 06:37:35
Zimbabweans are turning Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology to circumvent an apparent government internet shutdown according to leading VPN comparison site BestVPN.com.

VFS Global awarded contract to open new passport application centers in Ghana

01-17-2019 | 11:49:03
VFS Global has commenced operations with its first Passport Application Centre in the capital city of Accra on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

[Nigeria] Growsel receives Oracle Netsuite for its agriculture crowdfunding platform

01-17-2019 | 11:48:00
Growsel, has received software from Oracle NetSuite Social Impact for growing social enterprises.

Telco Systems upgrades KENET’s Carrier Ethernet Network in Kenya

01-17-2019 | 10:17:16
Telco Systems has announced that it has completed an upgrade of the carrier Ethernet network of Kenya Education Network (KENET), the National Research and Education Network (NREN) of Kenya, from 10GE to 100GE.

[Kenya] Visa launches ‘’She’s Next, Empowered by Visa’’ initiative to support female Entrepreneurs

01-17-2019 | 09:23:00
Visa has announced that it is launching a global initiative – She’s Next, Empowered by Visa – to encourage women small business owners as they build, sustain and advance their businesses.

[Kenya] Telkom to invest $10 million in expanding network coverage and capacity

01-17-2019 | 08:59:31
Kenya’s telecommunication company Telkom will dedicate KSh. 1 billion, $10 million, into the expansion and optimisation of its 4G and 3G network.

[South Africa] Domains.co.za launches UltraFast Epyc VPS hosting powered by AMD

01-17-2019 | 08:59:20
Domains.co.za has officially launched its new Epyc Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting solution, featuring the new AMD EPYC 7000 Series processors.

[Nigeria] Digital content publisher Publiseer accepted to Singularity’s Global Startup Program

01-17-2019 | 04:50:00
Nigeria’s digital content distribution startup Publiseer has been accepted to Singularity University’s Global Startup Program.

[Kenya] African tech startups to pitch at the Airbus BizLab open day

01-17-2019 | 04:22:46
African tech startups have invited to present their ideas to experts, investors and the media at the Airbus BizLab #Africa4Future open day to be held in Nairobi.

WorldRemit launches low-cost digital money transfers from South Africa

01-17-2019 | 04:05:14
Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit has launched its low-cost digital money transfer service from South Africa to over 145 destinations worldwide.

[South Africa] Microsoft appoints Lillian Barnard as new Managing Director

01-17-2019 | 03:54:00
Microsoft South Africa has appointed Lillian Barnard as its new Managing Director, effective March 1, 2019. Barnard will replace Zoaib Hoosen who has resigned after nearly five years at the helm.

[South Africa] Helios Towers partners with Vulatel to expand mobile and fixed-line infrastructure

01-16-2019 | 10:41:08
Helios Towers Ltd, the independent telecoms tower infrastructure company has today announced that it has entered into an agreement with South Africa’s Vulatel (Pty) to create a South African infrastructure platform.

Konnect Africa launches broadband internet in Côte d'Ivoire

01-16-2019 | 08:39:45
Konnect Africa, an initiative of the satellite operator Eutelsat dedicated to satellite broadband on the African continent, has launched Internet access offers in Côte d'Ivoire.