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[Kenya] Branch International raises another KSh.500M from Centum-owned, Barium Capital for local expansion

07-31-2019 | 04:36:39
Mobile lender Branch International has announced its fourth commercial paper issuance from Centum-owned advisory firm, Barium Capital, raising Ksh500 million.

[Kenya] Lori Systems announces new appointments expand its market footprint across Africa

07-31-2019 | 04:30:44
Kenyan-based logistics startup Lori Systems has announced the appointment of Uche Ogboi as the company’s Chief Operating Officer and Efayomi Carr as Head of Strategic Finance effective 29 July.

ABA opens applications for its Africa Blockchain Developer Program

07-31-2019 | 04:25:04
The Africa Blockchain Alliance (ABA) is calling for applications for its second cohort of the Africa Blockchain Developer Program.

[Nigeria] Nokia showcases 5G potential, reiterates commitment to supporting operators and enterprises

07-31-2019 | 04:19:54
Nokia hosted a series of Innovation Days in Lagos to showcase how 5G technology can transform the way people live and work as well as enhance the industrial productivity in Nigeria.

[South Africa] Cape Town deploys new innovation to support more than 170 000 informal traders

07-30-2019 | 14:52:00
In collaboration with SAP, the city of Cape Town has deployed a flexible, integrated digital support platform to ease the process of compliance and equip the City with valuable data about informal trade across its more than 2 400km2 area.

[South Africa] SAP to co-innovate with Discovery Health to transform health insurance businesses into intelligent healthcare enterprises

07-30-2019 | 14:30:29
SAP and Discovery Health are partnering to combine data-driven insights, insurance and healthcare products with a customer-centric engagement platform to enable health insurance businesses transform into intelligent healthcare enterprises.

[Nigeria] Access Bank completes migration of ATMs to channel banking software

07-30-2019 | 08:37:00
Nigeria's Access Bank has successfully completed the migration of their ATMs to CR2's ATM driving and card switching solution.

DPO Group acquires PayFast in major deal for African online payments sector

07-30-2019 | 08:35:00
African Payment Service Provide, DPO Group, has acquired PayFast, one of the largest payment processors in South Africa.

President Ntuli appointed HPE South Africa Managing Director

07-30-2019 | 06:26:25
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) South Africa has appointed President Ntuli as the company's Managing Director.

[Nigeria] MTN subsidiary, Yello Digital Financial Services, receives super agent license from Central Bank

07-30-2019 | 06:22:00
MTN Nigeria has announced that its subsidiary, Yello Digital Financial Services Limited ("YDFS") has been granted a full Super Agent License by the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Nigerian Stock Exchange launches investors relations data pack to enhance stakeholders engagement

07-29-2019 | 12:47:07
The Nigerian Stock Exchange has launched the NSE Investor Relations (IR) Data Pack, an innovative and dynamic webpage integrated with key market data, corporate news and disclosures.

South Africa gets its own Robotic Process Automation community as intelligent automation takes off

07-29-2019 | 12:43:34
With major South African enterprises fast embracing Robotic Process Automation (RPA) RPA pioneer Blue Prism has launched a South African RPA community.

MTN Cameroon launches MTN Fusion

07-29-2019 | 09:05:00
MTN has announced the launch of MTN Fusion, a new collaboration platform between MTN Cameroon and companies.

Microsoft launches Office 365 through South African data centres

07-29-2019 | 06:27:01
Microsoft South Africa said that Office 365 cloud services are now available from its local data centre regions.

South Sudan launches mobile money transfer service

07-26-2019 | 08:20:00
South Sudan has launched a mobile phone-based money transfer dubbed M-Gurush.