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[South Africa] University of Pretoria and Eiffel Corp partner to create the UP Mobile App

08-28-2019 | 13:28:00
First world countries often have the resources they need to keep up with the demands of this so called fourth industrial revolution, but what of the rest of the world?

[South Africa] Standard Bank partners with iiDENTIFii to enable wider access to Shyft App

08-28-2019 | 12:49:00
Standard Bank has announced a new partnership with remote biometric digital authentication and automated onboarding technology platform iiDENTIFii to enable wider accessibility to Shyft App.

Egyptian Silicon Industries Company and Silicon Waha ink deal to increase production of smartphones

08-28-2019 | 12:44:00
Egyptian Silicon Industries Company and Silicon Waha have entered a deal to increase the production capacity of SICO factory for smart phones and tablets, in New Assiut Technology Park.

Samsung Launches QLED 8K TV in Kenya

08-28-2019 | 09:43:24
Samsung has introduced 8K QLED Televisions, a more superior type of QLED with unrivalled picture quality with a greater sense of realism and depth in the Kenyan market

Kenyan cloud services company Atlancis Technologies becomes the first to adopt OCP in Africa

08-28-2019 | 09:38:12
Atlancis Technologies, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, is the first ICT services provider in Africa to embrace OCP.

Mauritius launches mobile money service

08-28-2019 | 07:39:56
Mauritius Prime Minister, Honourable Pravind Jugnauth, has launched the Indian Ocean island nation’s first national mobile payment solution in the capital city Port Louis.

[Ghana] AirtelTigo partners with Ministry of Communications to mentor young girls in ICT

08-28-2019 | 07:35:00
Sixty young ‘Girls In ICT’ from different schools in the Western Region were hosted by telecom operator AirtelTigo through a mentorship event as part of activities outlined by the Ministry of Communications.

[South Africa] Guardrisk launches WhatsApp chatbot to sell insurance policy

08-28-2019 | 06:37:46
South Africa’s insurance company Guardrisk has partnered with Root, a Fintech start-up to extend its CarSure product, which offers insurance to people renting cars.

[South Africa] Fintech startup Nomanini raises $4m in funding round led by Standard Bank

08-28-2019 | 05:37:00
Nomanini, South Africa's pioneering fintech platform for the informal retail ecosystem, has announced a $4m funding round led by Standard Bank.

SAP volunteers skills, expertise to grow Ethiopia social enterprises

08-27-2019 | 13:04:32
SAP has announced the five social enterprises that will benefit from its 2019 Social Sabbatical.

Ecopia receives funding to create first comprehensive digital map of all of Sub-Saharan Africa

08-27-2019 | 11:15:00
Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) has announced a funding partnership with, Ecopia Tech Corporation (Ecopia), to create the first comprehensive digital map of all of Sub-Saharan Africa.

[Kenya] Smatbeba set to expand to East Africa by 2020

08-27-2019 | 09:05:00
Smatbeba, a Kenyan startup, which links cargo owners with delivery drivers via mobile apps, plans to expand its footprint to every part of the country by the end of the year.

Africa mobile money market to reach $1 billion by 2024, report

08-27-2019 | 09:00:00
The Africa mobile money market reached a transaction value of US$ 200.5 Billion in 2018.

[Kenya] Banks seek affordable loans, deeper innovation in new five year strategy

08-27-2019 | 07:29:00
The Kenyan banking industry plans to intensify efforts towards deepening financial inclusion across all segments of the economy by facilitating access to affordable banking services through enhanced technological innovation.

SEACOM partners with Sophos to generate next generation security solution

08-27-2019 | 07:17:03
Pan-African telecommunications service provider SEACOM announced a partnership with cybersecurity firm Sophos.