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Uganda shuts down 2.2 million mobile money accounts

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has revealed in its Market Performance quarterly report that about 2.2 million inactive mobile money accounts were...

Vodacom invests $7.4 million for 84 new base stations in KwaZulu-Natal

Vodacom South Africa has invested about R100 million ($7.4 million) over three financial years for the deployment of 84 base stations in...

Tanzania targets 80% internet access by 2025

In a move to boost internet access, the government of Tanzania is inviting investors to set up smartphone assembly plants in the...

Airtel Money added to Zambia’s e-government services platform

Zambia’s e-government services platform (ZAMPORTAL), has added Airtel Money to its services to enable an easy and convenient payment method for government...

AfDB rubber-stamps $1.3 million grant to boost digital inclusion for women

African women got a funding boost from the Africa Digital Inclusion Initiative (ADFI), facilitated by the African Development Bank which approved  two...

Vodacom, Google give away smartphones to drive digital inclusion

Vodacom in partnership with Google South Africa, have announced that they will give away hundreds of Android powered smartphones at no cost to residents...

Vodacom, GSMA join forces to drive digital inclusion of the disabled

Vodacom in partnership with GSMA Assistive Tech has launched the ‘Principles for driving digital inclusion of people with disabilities,’ a framework for...

Driving digital inclusion: Can the digital economy decrease Africa’s inequality?

As our nascent digital economy emerges, we have seen signs that enormous possibilities exist for it to reduce the many divides in...
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Online University of the People increases its focus on South Africa

University of the People (UoPeople) has announced its plans to increase its reach amongst South African students searching for affordable, accessible, quality...

Mobile money set to take South Africa by storm

Mobile money has seen massive uptake in Africa over the last decade, however, South Africa has lagged due to the country’s stringent...

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The beauty of Linux is that it is made by programmers, for programmers. It can run on almost any hardware and there...

Cellulant, Link Commerce pen deal to enable seamless purchases from global retailers

Pan-African payments company, Cellulant has partnered with Link Commerce, a turn-key B2B eCommerce platform, to enable consumers in Africa to purchase goods...