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[South Africa] Public cloud services will enable organisations to accelerate digital transformation

01-10-2019 | 13:19:07
The increased utilisation of public cloud services will enable organisations in South Africa to focus on innovation and accelerate the pace of digital business transformation.

The 2019 trends impacting mobile on the African continent

01-10-2019 | 08:40:42
According to the GMSA Mobile Economy 2018 report for sub-Saharan Africa, mobile subscribers rose by 44% in 2017 and this was further bolstered by an increase in smartphone penetration that rose by 75%.

[Kenya] JKUAT and Zalego Institute partner to nurture tech innovations from secondary schools

01-10-2019 | 08:24:49
More than 70 Kenyan secondary school students have concluded a six-week ICT youth innovation training programme at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology (JKUAT).

Pride Microfinance partners with WorldRemit for digital money transfers to Uganda

01-10-2019 | 06:46:00
Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has partnered with Pride Microfinance Ltd to allow customers to send money instantly to 30 new cash pickup locations in Uganda.

[South Africa] EXPLORE Data Science Academy launches new online courses

01-10-2019 | 06:16:01
The EXPLORE Data Science Academy (EDSA) has announced an online course and a series of data science competitions aimed at making ‘job future’ skills available to South African high school students.

[South Africa] Microsoft pushes launch of its two data centres to 2019

01-10-2019 | 05:34:33
The data centres are expected to deliver the Microsoft Cloud, including Microsoft Azure, Office 365, and Dynamics 365 to Africa, with initial availability in 2018.

[Kenya] Safaricom rolls out M-Pesa overdraft facility for its customers

01-10-2019 | 05:03:44
Safaricom has now made it possible for M-Pesa users to send money or pay for goods and services even when they have insufficient funds in their accounts.

[Kenya] Safaricom opens applications for its 2019 technology internship program

01-09-2019 | 12:39:00
The Safaricom Technology Academy is a 3-month internship program that is targeted to ongoing Kenyan Degree Students.

HashCash targets South African blockchain market with new payment processor

01-09-2019 | 09:20:15
The African continent is steadily becoming one of the most fertile regions for the proliferation of blockchain technology, and South Africa is one of the countries under the spotlight in this movement.

Safaricom launches Ndoto Zetu initiative to support communities across Kenya

01-09-2019 | 09:05:28
Safaricom has launched Ndoto Zetu, an initiative that aims at positively transforming lives of communities across Kenya.

[Nigeria] MultiChoice launches new campaign for DStv, GOtv Subscribers

01-09-2019 | 08:58:25
Dubbed ‘Step Up’, MultiChoice Nigeria Chief Customer Officer, Martin Mabutho, said the offer reiterates the firm’s commitment to give more value for money to loyal customers.

Intelsat Joins GSMA to Spur Integration of Satellite and Terrestrial Solutions

01-09-2019 | 08:21:03
Intelsat S.A has announced that it has joined GSMA, to further strengthen the integration of satellite and terrestrial technologies and advance 5G deployments.

[Ghana] BlueTown and Microsoft target 800,000 people with broadband internet

01-09-2019 | 07:25:00
Denmark based BLUETOWN has announced a new agreement with Microsoft Corp. that will provide broadband internet access to approximately 800,000 unserved people in the eastern part of Ghana.

[South Africa] The Professional Provident Society partners with Plug and Play to bolster insurance innovations

01-09-2019 | 07:19:00
The Professional Provident Society has announced its partnership with Plug and Play, the world's largest global innovation platform headquartered in Silicon Valley.

[Kenya] Police officers to undergo compulsory ICT training

01-09-2019 | 05:29:00
The Kenyan government wants all police officers to undergo a compulsory six-month training on Information and Communication Technology (ICT).