Close to $100m of fundraising has been injected already in 2018 into Africa’s bourgeoning fintech and mobile payments sector, with a significant amount of capital still to be deployed this … Read More
Emirates has introduced 3D seat models on emirates.com, becoming the first airline to introduce web virtual reality (VR) technology on its digital platform.
The recent announcement of the Ethiopian government to sell share of the state monopoly Ethio Telecom includes liberalization of the sector, says Prime Minister of Ethiopia.
Telecoms Maturity Index (TMI) released recently by BuddeComm, which analyses the broadband, mobile and fixed Line markets of a country, ranks Mauritius, Ghana, Tunisia as top African Telecoms leaders.
The African Development Bank, together with partners – The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook – launched the Coding for Employment Program at the African Innovation Summit in Kigali, Rwanda.
Digital trade within the context of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will be at the center of discussions during an upcoming conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Small and Micro Enterprises (SME) Finance Forum propose a solution that will solve Sub-Saharan Africa’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) $331 billion gap.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, today announced that it led the $8.6 million Series A equity investment in Africa’s Talking, a Kenyan based … Read More
The African Development Bank and the African Institute of Mathematics and Sciences (AIMS) have initiated a landmark relationship aimed at building an industry-led research institution in the league of the … Read More
A new study from Habitat for Humanity says that housing microfinance can and should become a mainstream offering for financial institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa as they respond to growing housing … Read More
Africa’s scientists and innovators descend on Kigali, Rwanda, for the Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering 2018.
Today, the Mastercard Foundation announced a commitment to enable 30 million African youth, especially young women, to secure dignified and fulfilling work by 2030.
Standard Chartered Bank today announced the official launch of its digital bank in Côte d’Ivoire. This marks the Bank’s first digital bank in Africa and the first-of-its-kind to open in … Read More
Egypt government launched a specialized digital forensic lab for Intellectual Property as part of its enforcement schemes of combating software piracy.
An urgent requirement for new investment into telecom and broadband infrastructure in Africa is driving a fresh flurry of mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, investment and financing activity, as the region’s key … Read More
Ethiopia’s flag carrier and Africa’s largest aviation group, Ethiopian Airlines has collaborated with Microsoft 4Afrika to launch a new AppFactory in the country.
Djibouti Telecom and its partners announced implementation commencement of the supply contract for the Djibouti Africa Regional Express (DARE) submarine cable system with TE SubCom as supplier.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Mastercard Foundation today published an ethnographic study on the perceptions and attitudes to digital financial services in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Huawei joined AU in the Second Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Specialized Technical Committee (STC) on Communication and ICT (CCICT-2) kicked-off on Monday, November 20th at the AU … Read More
Many African countries have made significant progress towards creating an Internet sector, with broad reforms that focus on increasing broadband availability. There have been further successes within countries in developing online … Read More
IBM announced that Cooperative Bank of Oromia has turned to IBM for transformation of its core banking, middleware and database infrastructure to help manage its operations and fuel current expansion. … Read More
By Edris Redi – Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) has unveiled advanced solutions and futuristic technologies for safer cities, the company stated.
Kaspersky Lab has reiterated its commitment to global collaboration in the fight against cybercrime by signing a threat intelligence sharing agreement with INTERPOL.
Facebook announces a week-long celebration of activities as part of its sponsorship of TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017.