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New age e-commerce consumers challenge traditional business models
2015-02-26
The rise of e-commerce on the African continent is changing the face of the traditional consumer, and brands need to adapt their business models and strategies in order to remain relevant amongst consumers and avoid a drop in market share.
New age e-commerce consumers challenge traditional business models
Samsung goes ‘Beyond the Limit' with its annual Africa Forum
2015-02-20
Samsung is introducing a range of products to the African market at the 6th annual Africa Forum in Antalya, Turkey, as the company continues to contribute to the continent's ongoing transformation in the consumer electronics space.
Samsung goes ‘Beyond the Limit' with its annual Africa Forum
First VMK store opens in Abidjan
2015-02-19
VMK, a company founded by Verone Mankou, the Congolese entrepreneur behind the first tablet made in Africa, announced the opening of its first VMK store in Abidjan on 19 February 2015. Located in the Treichville commune...
First VMK store opens in Abidjan
MoneyGram Reaches 25,000 Locations Across Africa
2015-02-17
MoneyGram, a global money transfer company, announced today that its agent network in Africa has now reached 25,000 locations, following an expansion initiative across the continent. Recent technology advances and new agent...
MoneyGram Reaches 25,000 Locations Across Africa
Samsung launches Smart School in Senegal
2015-02-17
The Senegal Ministry of Education and Samsung Electronics Africa announced the launch of a mobile education solution aimed at creating positive change and providing an advanced and interactive classroom experience for learners.
Samsung launches Smart School in Senegal
Printronix Announces Partnership with Talk Technology
2015-02-13
Printronix has announced a distribution agreement with Talk Technology, the print technology distribution and channel services specialist, to deliver its print solutions across Africa outside of RSA region. The agreement is for delivery...
Printronix Announces Partnership with Talk Technology
The Smartphone Infinix Hot for the First Time in Côte d'Ivoire Available Exclusively on Jumia
2015-02-13
The smartphone Infinix Hot marks its arrival in Côte d'Ivoire on JUMIA, the first online shopping destination in Côte d'Ivoire. The new smartphone with incredible specifications will be available on JUMIA from February 13...
The Smartphone Infinix Hot for the First Time in Côte d'Ivoire Available Exclusively on Jumia
Multi-banks interoperable and agent network sharing mobile money go live in Ethiopia
2015-02-09
Lion International Bank and Somali Micro Finance in partnership with BelCash launched the official pilot of the HelloCash mobile money services. The HelloCash mobile money platform will provide financial services to all Ethiopians.
Multi-banks interoperable and agent network sharing mobile money go live in Ethiopia
Rwanda and GSMA Partner to Accelerate Economic Growth and Digital Inclusion Through Mobile Broadband
2015-02-07
The Rwandan Ministry of Youth and ICT and the GSMA have announced an agreement to undertake a series of initiatives to increase citizens' access to mobile broadband technologies across the country.
Rwanda and GSMA Partner to Accelerate Economic Growth and Digital Inclusion Through Mobile Broadband
Orange and Ecobank launch money transfer service between Orange Money accounts and bank accounts in Africa
2015-02-05
Orange and pan-African banking group Ecobank have rolled out a service that will enable Orange Money subscribers who also have bank accounts with Ecobank to transfer money between their respective accounts. The service has already...
Orange and Ecobank launch money transfer service between Orange Money accounts and bank accounts in Africa
GeoPoll and Control Union Use Mobile Surveys to Engage with Agricultural Industry in Africa and Asia
2015-02-04
GeoPoll, a real-time mobile survey platform, announced a partnership with Control Union, a leader in agricultural certifications, food safety and sustainability. Partnering allows Control Union to tap into GeoPoll's multimodal mobile platform...
GeoPoll and Control Union Use Mobile Surveys to Engage with Agricultural Industry in Africa and Asia
Data for a 21st century Africa
2015-01-28
Data consumption continues to grow at an incredible pace globally. Over 90% of all the data in the world was created in the past two years, and the total amount of data being captured and stored by industry doubles almost year on year.
Data for a 21st century Africa
Gemalto prepaid EMV banking cards extend reach of Vodacom m-pesa mobile wallet in South Africa
2015-01-20
Gemalto announced the deployment of prepaid EMV banking cards to complement Vodacom's m-pesa mobile wallet service in South Africa. The card is certified by the major international payment schemes and accepted at any of the...
Gemalto prepaid EMV banking cards extend reach of Vodacom m-pesa mobile wallet in South Africa
MainOne unveils MDX-i, West Africa's Premier Tier III Data Center
2015-01-15
MainOne, Nigeria's leading provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa, announced the opening of its Tier III Lekki Data Center to address the growing demand for Colocation, Cloud...
MainOne unveils MDX-i, West Africa's Premier Tier III Data Center
Tigo subscribers to enjoy 36m music tracks on their smartphones
2015-01-14
Tigo announced the launch of Tigo Music through a partnership with Deezer, the international music streaming service that will provide Tanzanians with unlimited music experience. Announcing the launch of the new service in Dar es Salaam...
Tigo subscribers to enjoy 36m music tracks on their smartphones
Gemalto expands its presence in Africa with the opening of a regional office in Côte d'Ivoire
2015-01-14
Gemalto, a digital security provider, announced the opening of an office in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, to better meet the needs of its customers on the ground throughout West Africa. This move is part of the Group's strategy of being...
Gemalto expands its presence in Africa with the opening of a regional office in Côte d'Ivoire
Local Internet Hosting Opportunities Key to Furthering Internet Development in Emerging Economies
2015-01-13
Local Internet hosting is key to the development of the Internet ecosystem in emerging countries, according to a report released by the Internet Society. The development of locally relevant Internet content that is attractive to users has...
Local Internet Hosting Opportunities Key to Furthering Internet Development in Emerging Economies
Orange and USAID join forces to boost mHealth innovations across Africa
2014-12-11
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Orange announced a new alliance to develop innovations in mobile health (mHealth) at the Global mHealth Forum in Washington, DC. These mHealth innovations will help treat...
Orange and USAID join forces to boost mHealth innovations across Africa
Shop smart online this festive season: Vital tips for consumers when purchasing gifts online
2014-12-03
Oliver Facey, VP Operations for DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa says that shopping online not only offers consumers access to a greater selection of products with easy to compare prices, but also allows individuals to purchase products...
Shop smart online this festive season: Vital tips for consumers when purchasing gifts online
Airtel to Sell Tower Portfolio in Nigeria to American Tower
2014-11-27
Bharti Airtel will sell over 4,800 of its communications towers in Nigeria to American Tower. Airtel will be the anchor tenant on the portfolio under a lease with a ten-year initial term.
Airtel to Sell Tower Portfolio in Nigeria to American Tower
SkyVision provides Cable & Wireless Seychelles with IP Trunking and Managed Private Network solution
2014-11-20
SkyVision Global Networks announced the commencement of its managed IP Trunking and Private Network solutions to Cable & Wireless Seychelles (CWS), part of the Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) group of companies...
SkyVision provides Cable & Wireless Seychelles with IP Trunking and Managed Private Network solution
MoneyGram and Safaricom Expand Access to Remittances in Kenya
2014-11-05
MoneyGram and Safaricom, a provider of converged communication solutions in Kenya, announced the launch of a new service that enables consumers in over 90 countries outside Kenya to send money directly to M-PESA...
MoneyGram and Safaricom Expand Access to Remittances in Kenya
Vantage's Fund II commits $30 million to Surfline Communications, the first 4G LTE data network in Ghana
2014-11-04
Vantage Mezzanine, Africa's mezzanine debt provider, announced it had concluded a transaction with Surfline Communications to provide $30 million (R330 million) of expansion capital to the company together with a fund co-investor.
Vantage's Fund II commits $30 million to Surfline Communications, the first 4G LTE data network in Ghana
Calling all African innovators! - AIF announces 30-day extension for the $150,000 IPA 2015 award
2014-10-31
The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) announced a 30-day extension of the entry for its Innovation Prize Award. Applications can now be received by 30 November 2014 at 24h00 GMT. With a total prize share of $150,000...
Calling all African innovators! - AIF announces 30-day extension for the $150,000 IPA 2015 award
DHL's Shop the World! survey reveals emerging markets offer highest growth for e-Commerce
2014-10-30
Africa offers enormous growth potential for e-retailers given that online shopping is in its infancy in the region. This is according to Sumesh Rahavendra, head of marketing for DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa who says the recently...
DHL's Shop the World! survey reveals emerging markets offer highest growth for e-Commerce
Alcatel-Lucent and MTN Nigeria to boost connectivity with ultra-broadband 100G fiber-optic data network
2014-10-28
Alcatel-Lucent is opening up Africa's most populous nation to the benefits of ultra-broadband connectivity by launching a superfast, 100 Gbps fiber-optic network with MTN Nigeria, a subsidiary of Dubai-based MTN Group...
Alcatel-Lucent and MTN Nigeria to boost connectivity with ultra-broadband 100G fiber-optic data network
Winner of APO Invitation to AfricaCom 2014 Revealed
2014-10-23
APO announced that science journalist Aimable Twahirwa from Rwanda won APO invitation to participate in the AfricaCom 2014, Africa's leading telecoms event, held in Cape Town, South Africa, on 11-13 November 2014.
Winner of APO Invitation to AfricaCom 2014 Revealed
IT Services Providers Urged to Address Local Needs in Africa when Implementing Global Best Practices
2014-10-16
According to IDC, African countries in cooperation with international developmental agencies, academia and ICT vendors, are making considerable investments in ICT infrastructure, presenting attractive opportunities for IT service providers.
IT Services Providers Urged to Address Local Needs in Africa when Implementing Global Best Practices
Viettel in Mozambique Honored as Fastest-Growing Company of the Year in Africa and the Middle East
2014-10-10
At the 11th Annual International Business Awards held in Paris, France, Movitel, the subsidiary of Viettel Group in Mozambique, was named the Gold Winner of 'Fastest Growing of the Year in Middle-East and Africa' Award.
Viettel in Mozambique Honored as Fastest-Growing Company of the Year in Africa and the Middle East
Nedbank deploys Gemalto's plug-and-play solution to secure online banking for corporate clients
2014-10-08
Gemalto announced that Nedbank Ltd., a leading commercial bank in South Africa, is deploying its Ezio eBanking solution to provide their wholesale customers with unmatched online transaction security and superior convenience.
Nedbank deploys Gemalto's plug-and-play solution to secure online banking for corporate clients
Oracle Launches Capacity-Building Program to Close IT Skills Gap in Africa
2014-10-08
Oracle announced an initiative designed to enrich and increase the skills capacity of IT practitioners in Africa. The four-pronged program was devised as a response to the rapid adoption of new technologies by governments and...
Oracle Launches Capacity-Building Program to Close IT Skills Gap in Africa
Equity Bank issues mobile banking smart SIM powered by Taisys to provide mobile banking, communication services
2014-10-07
Taisys announced that Kenya's Equity Bank will be issuing a ultra-thin mobile banking smart SIM with technology from Taisys. Equity Bank users can now enjoy funds transfer, micro-payments and other mobile financial services...
Equity Bank issues mobile banking smart SIM powered by Taisys to provide mobile banking, communication services
Yahsat Offers Satellite Broadband Internet Service 'Yahclick' Promotion for 2 Months in Kenya
2014-10-01
Al Yah Satellite Communications Company, Yahsat, the Abu Dhabi based satellite operator, has announced its YahClick satellite broadband Internet promotional offer in Kenya for period of two months. Yahsat is offering a free satellite modem...
Yahsat Offers Satellite Broadband Internet Service 'Yahclick' Promotion for 2 Months in Kenya
Yahsat Offers Satellite Broadband Internet Service 'Yahclick' Promotion for 2 Months in South Sudan
2014-10-01
Al Yah Satellite Communications Company, Yahsat, has announced its YahClick satellite broadband Internet promotional offer in South Sudan for a period of two months. Yahsat is offering a free satellite modem and dish for new YahClick...
Yahsat Offers Satellite Broadband Internet Service 'Yahclick' Promotion for 2 Months in South Sudan
SkyVision VPN solution chosen by Nigeria's Unity Bank to Ensure Seamless Connectivity Between its Branches
2014-10-01
SkyVision, a communications provider, announced its partnership with Unity Bank, one of Nigeria's leading retail financial institutions. SkyVision provided its satellite-based VPN services via its local Nigerian hub to support...
SkyVision VPN solution chosen by Nigeria's Unity Bank to Ensure Seamless Connectivity Between its Branches
Yahsat Offers Satellite Broadband Internet Service 'Yahclick' Promotion for 2 Months in Tanzania
2014-10-01
Al Yah Satellite Communications Company, Yahsat, the Abu Dhabi-based satellite operator, has announced its YahClick satellite broadband Internet promotional offer in Tanzania for a period of two months, or until stocks last.
Yahsat Offers Satellite Broadband Internet Service 'Yahclick' Promotion for 2 Months in Tanzania
Yahsat Offers Satellite Broadband Internet Service 'Yahclick' Promotion for 2 Months In Uganda
2014-10-01
Al Yah Satellite Communications Company, Yahsat, the Abu Dhabi-based satellite operator, has announced its YahClick satellite broadband Internet promotional offer in Uganda for a period of two months. Yahsat is offering a free satellite...
Yahsat Offers Satellite Broadband Internet Service 'Yahclick' Promotion for 2 Months In Uganda
Globalstar Expanding Simplex Service to Southern Africa
2014-09-29
Globalstar announced that, in partnership with Broadband Botswana Internet (BBi), construction has commenced on a Globalstar gateway in Gaborone, Botswana. This gateway will provide Globalstar's full line of Simplex services...
Globalstar Expanding Simplex Service to Southern Africa
IDS Next's Distribution Partner in Ethiopia Obtains ERCA Certification
2014-09-26
IDS Next, a provider of Hotel ERP and software solutions, announced that Micro Sun & Solutions its sole distributor in Ethiopia has obtained certification from The Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority (ERCA).
IDS Next's Distribution Partner in Ethiopia Obtains ERCA Certification
Online system enhances transparency of humanitarian financing in South Sudan
2014-09-25
To enhance transparency of the flow of resources for humanitarian action in South Sudan and other emergencies around the world, the United Nations maintains an online system called the Financial Tracking Service.
Online system enhances transparency of humanitarian financing in South Sudan


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