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Mastercard provides free online STEM lessons to children, teachers and parents

04-22-2020 | 16:04:00
Mastercard has extended access to its signature STEM curriculum, Girls4Tech™, through a suite of new online, creative educational resources.

Gilat Telecom completes world's first trials of SD-WAN for both satellite and fiber in Africa

04-22-2020 | 14:32:03
Gilat Telecom has announced the commercial availability of its Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) for both satellite and fiber networks after extensive testing by a major pan-African operator.

Standard Bank, Pioneering Solutions Studio partner to offer free digital literacy course in South Africa

04-22-2020 | 06:38:00
Standard Bank has partnered with Pioneering Solutions Studio to offer free online Microsoft Digital Literacy Course to all South Africans.

Tigo Tanzania launches mobile money transaction service across East Africa

04-22-2020 | 05:48:00
Tigo Tanzania, has launched a service that allows all Tigo Pesa customers to send and receive cash on their mobile money wallets from M-PESA in Kenya, MTN in Uganda and MTN and Airtel in Rwanda.

Cloud-computing solutions can reduce banking costs in Africa, report

04-22-2020 | 05:44:02
More than 700 million Africans lack access to a bank or mobile money account and only 41 per cent of Africans are financially included.

Apple introduces services to more countries across the world

04-22-2020 | 05:40:31
Apple® has announced that more customers around the world can enjoy many of Apple's most popular Services.

Jumhouria Bank of Libya goes live on SmartStream

04-21-2020 | 13:49:00
SmartStream Technologies announced that Jumhouria Bank, the biggest bank in Libya, has successfully gone live on SmartStream’s solution for the reconciliations of cash payments.

UNICEF, Microsoft launch global learning platform to help address COVID-19 education crisis

04-21-2020 | 13:38:00
UNICEF and Microsoft Corp. announced the expansion of a global learning platform to help children and youth affected by COVID-19 continue their education at home.

Brand Finance names MTN Africa's top telecom company

04-17-2020 | 15:38:00
MTN has been awarded the most valuable telecom brand in Africa in a recent annual report by Brand Finance, an independent brand valuation consultancy.

Teraco invests in broadband upgrade targeting South African schools

04-17-2020 | 13:11:00
Teraco, Africa’s largest vendor-neutral data centre provider, has announced a support grant valued at R7.5m to the South African Broadband Education Networks (SABEN) via the Teraco Connect Foundation.

[South Africa] Standard Bank launches COVID-19 chatbot

04-17-2020 | 06:31:00
The Standard Bank South Africa has launched a chatbot on WhatsApp to keep its customers up to date with its services, debt relief offerings and other important information relevant during this COVID-19 period.

[South Africa] Vodacom, UIF partner to offer free access to uFiling website

04-16-2020 | 14:12:00
Vodacom has partnered with the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) to zero-rate its uFiling website.

[South Africa] Vodacom to spend over R500 million in two months, add network capacity during national state of disaster

04-16-2020 | 14:03:00
Vodacom South Africa will spend over R500 million over a two-month period to add network capacity and increase network resilience during the lockdown period and to help cope with any possible load shedding.

Telkom Kenya partners with University of Nairobi on online learning

04-16-2020 | 13:13:55
Telkom Kenya has launched a customized and reliable mobile data solution for the students, members of faculty and staff of the University of Nairobi.

EFour Enterprises launches online coaching initiative for African entrepreneurs amid Covid-19

04-16-2020 | 13:12:00
EFour Enterprises LLC has launched ESchool, a pioneering small business initiative that delivers professional business coaching and skills development to entrepreneurs remotely via the internet.