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Samsung opens its largest retail store in Africa in Nairobi

10-24-2018 | 04:23:11
Samsung Electronics has opened a new interactive store at Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi bringing to 29, the total number of Samsung Experience Stores across the country

SIM swap fraud is now global threat, says Myriad Connect

10-24-2018 | 04:11:00
SIM swap fraud has plagued mobile users across Africa for years, with Myriad Connect’s recent survey in Kenya revealing that over 90% of Kenyan banking leaders see it as an issue for their organisations.

BringCom and Versa Networks in Pan African connectivity project

10-23-2018 | 06:21:00
Versa Networks, the innovator of a next-generation software platform, Versa Secure Cloud IP has announced a joint SD-WAN deployment with BringCom Incorporated, a telecommunications provider focused on telecommunications services in Africa.

Telecom Egypt signs $500m medium term syndicated loan

10-22-2018 | 12:00:00
Telecom Egypt has signed a $500million medium-term syndicated loan, which will be used to support its capital and operational expenditure and refinance an existing short-term facility.

Mastercard reinforces commitment to drive digital growth in Zimbabwe

10-22-2018 | 11:22:00
Mastercard President and CEO, Ajay Banga, this week visited Zimbabwe to show Mastercard's support for the country's drive to create a new wave of digital payments and inclusive growth.

[Nigeria] MDXI attains Microsoft Gold Data Centre certification

10-22-2018 | 08:16:00
West Africa’s largest full-scale data centre provider MDXI has attained the Gold Data Centre certification from Microsoft, thus strengthening its position as one of the leading Cloud Services providers in Africa.

Avelacom extends connectivity to South Africa capital markets

10-22-2018 | 07:10:00
Avelacom, the high-performance connectivity and IT infrastructure solutions provider for the financial services industry, has announced that it has extended its connectivity offerings to South Africa,

[South Africa] AlphaCode awards R16m to fintech startups

10-22-2018 | 06:01:00
Rand Merchant Investment Holding, through AlphaCode, has awarded entrepreneurial packages valued at R16 million to eight of South Africa’s most promising financial services startups.

Uber launches safety toolkit for riders and drivers across Africa

10-19-2018 | 13:11:00
Taxi hailing firm Uber has announced the new Safety Toolkit which, over the next few weeks, will be rolled out to the millions of riders, drivers and delivery-partners using the app across Africa, Europe and Middle East.

Kenya mobile service providers earned $2.5b revenue in 12 months, CA

10-19-2018 | 10:35:00
The total revenue earned by mobile service providers increased by 8.5 per cent to Ksh 252.3 billion, approximately $2.5 billion, in the past twelve months to June 2018, the latest ICT sector statistic report released by the industry regulator indicates.

[South Africa] MADE.FOR.DIGITAL opens in Cape Town

10-19-2018 | 10:20:02
MADE.FOR.DIGITAL (MFD), the film and content production house with offices in Amsterdam, Los Angeles and Singapore is opening a new office in Cape Town, South Africa.

[South Africa] Vodacom launches enhanced voice services

10-19-2018 | 06:53:02
Vodacom South Africa is partnering with device manufacturers to introduce the next chapter in the evolution of the Vodacom network, Enhanced Voice Services (EVS) – also known as Super High Definition (SHD) voice or HD Voice+ in a live commercial network.

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia modernizes payments with ACI solution

10-18-2018 | 13:02:00
ACI Worldwide a global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions has announced that Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE), the country’s largest commercial bank, is utilizing ACI’s UP Retail Payments solution to modernize its payments infrastructure.

AMN and Intelsat partner to connect ultra-rural Sub-Saharan Africa

10-18-2018 | 10:50:00
Intelsat S.A, operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, and Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) have announced that Intelsat has made a strategic investment in AMN.

GreenTec Capital opens new office in Lagos, Nigeria

10-18-2018 | 10:05:00
Frankfurt-based firm GreenTec Capital has announced that it is expanding its West African presence with the opening of a new office in Lagos, Nigeria.