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[South Africa] CELL C completes roaming agreement with MTN

11-15-2018 | 09:41:00
Cell C has announced the completion of the national rollout of MTN roaming.

[Nigeria] Mainone partners with MEST to provide high-speed internet for incubator

11-15-2018 | 09:37:00
MainOne has partnered with the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology to provide high-speed internet access to the MEST Incubator in Ikoyi, Lagos.

[South Africa] Standard Bank and AVI begin trading on A2X

11-15-2018 | 08:57:00
Standard Bank Group ordinary shares, Standard Bank Group second preference shares and South African fast-moving consumer goods group AVI shares begin trading on A2X today.

Ghana implements IMF's enhanced general data dissemination system

11-15-2018 | 08:34:00
Ghana has implemented the recommendations of the IMF’s Enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS) by publishing critical data through the National Summary Data Page.

[Burkina Faso] Oikocredit invests € 2 million in Anatrans cashew processor

11-15-2018 | 08:30:00
Burkinabe cashew processor Anatrans has welcomed social impact investor Oikocredit as a new shareholder, in a transaction that saw Dutch headquartered Oikocredit make a € 2 million investment in Anatrans.

[South Africa] SACS Cable to boost connectivity in Africa via Teraco Data Centres

11-15-2018 | 08:26:00
Teraco has announced that clients currently making use of its data centres in Cape Town and Johannesburg are set to benefit from the cross connection to the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS).

RCS-Communication launches new Ka-Band service in South Sudan

11-15-2018 | 08:03:00
RCS-Communication, an ISP in South Sudan, has established the first site for Avanti’s HYLAS 4 high-speed satellite broadband service in-country.

MTN, KaiOS Technologies, China Mobile and UNISOC launch Africa’s first smart feature phone

11-15-2018 | 07:23:00
During the annual AfricaCom conference in Cape Town, MTN Group, KaiOS Technologies, China Mobile Communications Group and UNISOC announced a partnership to launch the world’s first 3G smart feature phone in Africa.

[South Africa] Liquid Telecom partners with Kymeta to enhance communication in Africa remote areas

11-15-2018 | 06:52:00
Liquid Telecom is extending its award-winning VSAT service through a new partnership with Kymeta, enabling it to deliver enhanced satellite mobile connectivity across Africa.

Angola Cables, Broadband Infraco sign deal to improve internet connectivity in Africa

11-15-2018 | 06:32:24
Multinational telecoms company Angola Cables has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Broadband Infraco.

Nokia partners with rain to deploy 5G in South Africa

11-15-2018 | 04:47:51
Nokia has deployed its 5G site for the South African operator rain in time for the operator to launch 5G services ahead of AfricaCom 2018.

Afreximbank launches facility to raise bankability of African projects

11-14-2018 | 13:15:24
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has launched a project preparation facility aimed at increasing the availability of viable well-prepared projects in Africa.

[Morocco] Casablanca’s commercial market shows signs of recovery, report

11-14-2018 | 13:14:33
Casablanca’s commercial sector showed signs of improvement in the first half of the year in 2018, reveals real estate management company JLL.

[South Africa] Curo set to migrate 3,000 funds to Temenos platform

11-14-2018 | 11:21:00
South Africa’s largest third party administrator Curo is set to will migrate more than 3,000 funds from its five legacy fund accounting platforms to a single instance of Temenos’ Multifonds Global Accounting platform.

Technology to drive Djibouti’s Vision 2035, World Bank

11-14-2018 | 11:20:42
Digital technology will have a critical part to play in boosting Djibouti’s socio-economic development.

Health Ministry, Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance Of Kenya and Safaricom partner for NCD Information Platform

11-14-2018 | 10:17:27
Kenyans can now access information on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) directly from their mobile phones. This follows the launch of an SMS and USSD service called Fafanuka which is Swahili for ‘to be enlightened’.

[Kenya] Loon and Telkom mark progress toward 2019 deployment of balloon-powered Internet

11-14-2018 | 10:00:07
Loon, the Alphabet company working to launch balloon-powered Internet on Telkom’s network in 2019, announces that it has secured all necessary regulatory approvals and has begun importing and installing ground infrastructure in Kenya.

Global Cyber Resilience Think Tank concludes actionable threat intelligence is a priority

11-14-2018 | 09:41:00
Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, today announced it has released the latest report Threat Intelligence: Far-fetched Idea or Must-have Security Tactic? from the Cyber Resilience Think Tank. Cyber Resilience Think Tank

DP World, Rwanda government unveils East Africa’s first inland dry port hub

11-14-2018 | 08:41:00
Global port operator DP World and the government of Rwanda have setup a state-of-the-art logistics hub, located 20 kilometers from the capital city Kigali.

HP partners with Ugandan authorities for double raid on counterfeit print supplies

11-14-2018 | 06:48:04
IT multinational HP and Ugandan authorities have conducted a highly successful operation to halt the trade of counterfeit HP branded print cartridges in in the Kampala area.