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[South Africa] ADvTECH launches premium digital upskilling platform for individuals and companies

12-14-2020 | 11:44:00
Africa’s private education provider, ADvTECH, announced the launch of MindSharp, a premium dynamic digital learning platform aimed at upskilling individuals and corporate teams.

[Nigeria] Comviva and Ooredoo Kuwait partner to deliver Machine Learning driven CVM campaigns

12-14-2020 | 11:29:00
Mobility solutions provider Comviva has today announced a strategic partnership with Ooredoo Kuwait to deliver Machine Learning driven CVM campaigns

Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth partners with Nedbank to help 9,000 South Africa micro-entrepreneurs grow their businesses

12-14-2020 | 10:57:00
Informal micro-enterprises are among those whose businesses have been significantly impacted by COVID-19, with nearly two thirds of these businesses stating that they are not performing well after lockdown, according to a recent Ipsos South Africa survey.

[Nigeria] Liquid Telecom appoints Wole Abu as CEO for Liquid Telecom, Africa Data Centre

12-14-2020 | 08:57:00
Liquid Telecom has appointed Wole Abu as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Nigeria. Wole will also serve as the CEO of the company's new Africa Data Centre (ADC) in the country.

A trust-defined customer experience journey will dominate 2021, says Immersion Group

12-14-2020 | 08:05:33
Gaining brand trust has taken on a much deeper meaning since the Covid-19 Pandemic ordeal when consumers experienced firsthand which companies could provide evidence of their legitimate concern for customers

[South Africa] Cybersecurity specialists J2 donates laptops and software to Rural Reach

12-14-2020 | 07:57:03
J2 has donated laptops and software to Rural Reach, a small non-profit organisation dedicated to serving the needs of the isolated and often neglected rural communities across the country.

[Nigeria] InfraCredit receives $27m investment from InfraCo Africa to unlock infrastructure finance

12-14-2020 | 06:15:00
Nigeria’s specialised local currency infrastructure credit guarantee firm InfraCredit has completed an approximately $27m equity investment by InfraCo Africa.

WebSprix to Deploy Cisco Routed Optical Networking Solution in Ethiopia

12-14-2020 | 05:46:30
WebSprix, an IT solutions and services provider in Ethiopia, has selected Cisco’s Routed Optical Networking solution set to launch in the first half of 2021.

[Nigeria] African banks perfectly poised to benefit from chat commerce, Clickatell

12-14-2020 | 05:37:00
Clickatell believes banks, particularly in the emerging markets, can increase their reach by a factor of three if they implement chat

[South Africa] TymeBank and IDEMIA collaborate towards increased security and convenience in customer card issuance

12-14-2020 | 05:25:39
South Africa's TymeBank has teamed up with IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, to deliver a secure, convenient and frictionless way for customers to acquire bank cards.

[Kenya] Jumia partners with The Estée Lauder Companies to expand beauty offerings

12-14-2020 | 05:13:31
Africa's eCommerce platform, Jumia, has partnered with The Estée Lauder Companies to expand prestige beauty offerings to consumers in Kenya.

[Kenya] Gor Mahia’s digital supporters trust partners with BuuPass on digital travel solutions

12-11-2020 | 08:05:23
GMAF DIRECT, Gor Mahia’s digital supporters trust has entered into a pioneering project with BuuPass, a digital marketplace for travelers across Kenya.

[South Africa] PayCentral and Mastercard enable small businesses to go digital and pay employees with virtual cards

12-11-2020 | 07:39:49
PayCentral, a digital payment fintech, has partnered with Mastercard to launch DigiCentral, a secure online platform that provides small business owners with a simple, quick and cost-effective way of paying out incentives.

SEACOM appoints Oliver Fortuin as new CEO

12-11-2020 | 07:23:00
SEACOM has appointed Oliver Fortuin as the new Group CEO, effective January 4, 2021.

Rajiv Ramaswami appointed Nutanix CEO

12-11-2020 | 06:40:00
Nutanix, a player in the private cloud, hybrid, and multicloud computing, has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Rajiv Ramaswami as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors.