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MTN Mobile Money Uganda appoints new Managing director

MTN Mobile Money Uganda, a subsidiary of MTN Uganda Limited, has announced the appointment of Richard Yego as its Managing Director...

Netflix injects $1 million towards scholarships in Africa

The world’s leading entertainment streaming service, Netflix, has committed US$1 million towards the newly-established Netflix Creative Equity Scholarship Fund (CESF) for film...

MTN SA selects iSON Xperiences to manage customer service

MTN South Africa has appointed global customer experience management firm iSON Xperiences as its outsourced customer service provider.

Oracle announces opening of first cloud region in Africa

Oracle has announced the opening of its first cloud region in Africa to meet the rapidly growing demand for enterprise cloud...

Airlines safety concerns amid U.S. 5G rollout

Major international airlines moved to rejig or cancel flights to the United States ahead of a 5G wireless rollout on Wednesday...

Vodacom Group gets shareholder green light to acquire Vodafone Egypt

Vodacom Group has announced that minority shareholders have overwhelmingly voted in favour of a proposed acquisition of a 55% stake in...

Orange partners Engie to convert main Africa data centre to solar energy

Orange signed an EaaS (Energy as a Service) contract with Engie in December 2021, to convert the GOS (Groupement Orange Services)...

How machine learning can solve some of Africa’s pervasive problems

From better healthcare access to improved food security, machine learning could tackle a wide range of challenges in developing countries. 

‘The future of fintech looks promising’ – SA fintech investor

African fintech funding increased to $2 billion in 202130% of banking consumers now using app banking and 64% of consumers using one...

Mauritius Telecom launches MyT Start-Up package to support local SMEs

Mauritius Telecom (MT) has launched a Plug and Play internet offer, MyT Start-Up, for aspiring entrepreneurs in an effort to give a...

Cryptocurrency regulation coming soon in South Africa

Cryptocurrency regulation is imminent in South Africa. In addition, ongoing price volatility and more formal links to the financial services sector...

Comair partners Google Cloud to modernize its digital infrastructure

Google Cloud has announced it has joined hands with Comair, operator of the British Airways brand and the Kulula budget carrier...

Airtel Seychelles opens new data centre to local and international firms

Airtel Seychelles which recently launched its tier-three state of the art data centre is now welcoming local and international companies to make use...

Why low-orbit satellites may offer cheaper, more accessible internet for developing world

Will residents of the developing world thank their lucky stars as low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites start to usher in the...

Nigeria lifts Twitter suspension after seven months

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the lifting of a ban on social media giant Twitter after the company agreed...

TransUnion Africa names new CEO for Kenyan operation

Information and insights company TransUnion Africa has appointed Morris Maina as the new chief executive officer for its rapidly-growing Kenyan operation.

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MTN Mobile Money Uganda appoints new Managing director

MTN Mobile Money Uganda, a subsidiary of MTN Uganda Limited, has announced the appointment of Richard Yego as its Managing Director...

Netflix injects $1 million towards scholarships in Africa

The world’s leading entertainment streaming service, Netflix, has committed US$1 million towards the newly-established Netflix Creative Equity Scholarship Fund (CESF) for film...

Kenyan eCommerce firm Copia raises $50 million Africa expansion

Kenyan-based mobile commerce platform and goods distributor Copia Global has raised $50 million from investors to fund its expansion into the...

BCX recognised as a top employer

South African-based ICT company BCX has announced that it has been certified as a top employer in 2022, by the Top...

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