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BanQu partners with ABInBev to streamline supply chain in Zambia

08-29-2018 | 10:18:29
Software technology company BanQu has developed the first-ever, blockchain economic-identity technology solution that enables a secure, immutable platform and creates economic opportunities for small-scale farmers in Africa.

Jumia Food launches online pre-payments in Kenya and Uganda

08-29-2018 | 09:24:50
Online food delivering company Jumia Food has announced the launch of online pre-payments for its customers in Kenya and Uganda.

Warehousing shortage hurting economic growth in Kenya

08-29-2018 | 08:28:46
Almost a fifth of Kenyan manufacturers have made losses in the last five years due to warehousing shortage in the country.

[Kenya] Lendable receives $4.5 million grant from Dutch government

08-29-2018 | 08:15:00
FMO is extending a convertible grant to Kenyan-based FinTech platform Lendable providing a ‘first loss’ backstop that is expected to unlock an additional $4.5 million from commercial investors.

IBM unveils a cloud-based water management system in Northern Kenya

08-29-2018 | 08:12:00
IBM scientists in Kenya have unveiled a Water Management Service Platform (WMaaSP) to address the needs for safe water in remotes parts of northern Kenya.

TMX Global Coin opens Kenya office

08-28-2018 | 12:35:00
TMX Global Coin, the global blockchain logistics company, is set to launch in Kenya to serve the growing demand for this service in Africa.

[South Africa] Cell C bets on turnaround strategy to grow revenue

08-28-2018 | 12:30:00
Cell C has released its interim results for the period ended 30 June 2018, signaling how South Africa’s third largest telecommunications service provider is on track to deliver substantial growth through its strategic initiatives.

Vodacom launches Africa’s first commercial 5G service

08-28-2018 | 06:18:36
Vodacom Group has announced that it has created Africa’s first standards-based, commercial 5G service in Lesotho.

Siemens uses data to create unique Africa fabrics

08-28-2018 | 06:09:00
The power of technology and fashion have combined in a thought-provoking project that demonstrates how data can transform African cities.

US, Ghana explore cyber security partnership

08-24-2018 | 06:04:00
Senior representatives from the United States and Ghana participated in a U.S.-Ghana Cyber Study visit to facilitate stronger bilateral cooperation on cyber issues.

ActiveAllocator deploys asset allocation platform for South Africa

08-24-2018 | 06:00:00
ActiveAllocator Group LLC has announced its expansion into developing markets with the release of a version of its strategic asset allocation system specifically for the South African market.

HFC calls on local developers to partner for its HF Whizz app

08-23-2018 | 12:11:43
HFC, the banking subsidiary of HF Group is calling on local developers to create complementary apps to enhance its HF Whizz app launched last month.

[Botswana] Farmers blockchain platform set to revolutionise FMS

08-23-2018 | 09:22:56
Plaas, a farmers blockchain platform is set to revolutionize Farmers Management System (FMS) in Africa.

Helios Towers invests in DR Congo mobile infrastructure

08-23-2018 | 08:34:15
Global telecom tower infrastructure company Helios Towers has invested in upgrading and building backbone sites covering 1,800km in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

[South Africa] Mobile consumer survey reveals major industry change

08-23-2018 | 07:38:00
The mobile industry is changing at an exponential rate as new influences shape the way consumer expectations rise.