logistical firm, Dellyman, said the outbreak of COVID-19 has seen business demand leading to double-digit growth. This is a proof that aggregating logistics assets is the right solution to the challenge of same-day delivery in the country

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Dellyman Nigeria strengthens business during pandemic

The Africa Data Centres Association has announced free hosting of 2U servers for apps used in the fight against the coronavirus

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Free Hosting of 2U servers helps Fight Covid-19 in Africa

DLA Piper’s Luc Bigel and Hamza Akli shares insight on Africa’s challenges in this regard and how to structure an efficient, cost-effective insurance programme for cross border risks

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Addressing cross-border insurance in Africa

First global crisis for Bitcoin

Continue Reading First global crisis for Bitcoin, but all is well: expert

First global crisis for Bitcoin, but all is well: expert

Samsung Electronics has released the first all-in-one power management integrated circuits (PMIC), optimized for True Wireless Stereo (TWS) devices

 

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Samsung launches world’s first power circuit for wireless earbuds

Facebook okays additional $100m to support news industry

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Covid-19: Facebook okays additional $100m to support news industry

Covid-19: Network server supply chain on knife-edge

Continue Reading Covid-19: Network server supply chain on knife-edge

Covid-19: Network server supply chain on knife-edge

MusicTime® was first launched in South Africa in December 2018 and it is now officially live in six African countries namely South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia, Cameroon and eSwatini.

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MusicTime® gets a Facelift as it expands its Footprint in Africa

SAP has announced it is opening up free access to two of its leading applications to assist businesses grappling with the effects of the coronavirus.

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SAP provides free access to two solutions to ease Covid-19 impact on supply chain, business travel

CyberCloud, a Lagos-based cloud solution provider, has entered into the VMware Cloud Provider Program (VCPP).

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CyberCloud becomes VMware cloud verified partner in Nigeria

ROSATOM participated in the 12th Africa Energy Indaba Forum, last week, in Cape Town, South Africa. Ryan Collyer, acting CEO of Rosatom Central and Southern Africa highlighted the global shift towards nuclear, not only in the energy sector but also to address a myriad of other issues.

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ROSATOM presents new type of SMR during Africa Energy Indaba Forum

CyberSpace, a fully-fledged cloud service provider in Nigeria, has entered into VMware Cloud Provider Program (VCPP) and launched its anchor product, Cybercloud, on the VMware Cloud.

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CyberSpace becomes VMware cloud verified partner in Nigeria

The Fix Scholarship, in partnership with Software AG South Africa, is proud to launch the Software AG Social Innovation Startup Programme – an initiative aimed at providing assistance to tech-enabled startups to solve their biggest social challenges, including providing networks, best practices and capital to scale in the industry. 


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The Fix Scholarship and Software AG SA: calling on female tech-enabled social innovators in SA

The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), which when complete is set to be the world’s largest free trade area by the number of countries, has some exciting opportunities for Africa’s expanding transportation industry.

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Technology and infrastructure investment to drive Africa’s expanding transport industry

Orange will be the first global telecom operator to integrate satellite-based revolutionary terabitscale O3b mPOWER communications system in its network, to support the growing demand for connectivity in Africa.

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Orange, SES team up on O3b mPOWER Communications System and open a New Era for Satellite

Energy Giant Achieves Consolidated Workloads, Reduction in Operational Overheads and Improved Legacy Infrastructure Resilience.

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Total Gas & Power Modernises Infrastructure with Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Solution

PAYFORT partners with award winning Fintech app, valU, to allow a broader range of online merchants to offer a ‘buy now, pay monthly’ option to customers.

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AYFORT partners with valU to empower Egyptian consumers with “Buy Now, Pay Monthly” option

MTN Rwanda has announced a crucial milestone in their path to digitalisation; on 15 February 2020, the distribution of physical airtime vouchers was successfully phased out in favour of a fully digital solution.

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MTN Rwanda & Seamless Distribution Systems partner to digitize airtime top up

One of the country’s leading telecom operator AirtelTigo has launched new “Unlimited Call Bundles” to make life even more simple for its customers and enable them to call their family and friends without worrying about depleting airtime.

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AirtelTigo launches new Unlimited Call Bundles to make life even simpler

Amdocs, a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, has announced the completion of a revenue assurance implementation at Safaricom, a major mobile network operator in Kenya. 

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Safaricom successfully implements Amdocs’ revenue assurance solution

The Ethiopian Electric Utility (EEU) has held celebrations at its primary data center in Addis Ababa to officially inaugurate its new SAP ERP system. 

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Ethiopian Electric Utility unveils new SAP system to streamline billing

South African gaming and animation studio Sea Monster has been included as one of the Companies To Inspire Africa by the London Stock Exchange Group. 

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London Stock Exchange Group recognises South Africa’s Sea Monster

Genesys Engage on Microsoft Azure is a new trusted and secure cloud offering built to ease the transition to the cloud for large enterprises.

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Microsoft and Genesys expand partnership to help enterprises seize the power of the cloud

SAP Africa has launched the SAP Experience Center in Johannesburg, the first of its kind in Africa and one of only a handful of similar centers in the world.

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SAP heralds new era of customer innovation with opening of first Experience Center in Africa

Ivory Coast’s Ministry of Construction, Housing and Urban Development (MCLU) has signed a contract for the implementation of a project to simplify urban land administration and convert it to digital form.

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Ivory Coast selects IGN FI to Modernise its Land Administration System

After a long struggle with operating their tier 1 ERP system, ZAMTEL engaged RPC Data to assist them in addressing the challenges they were facing.

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Botswana’s RPC Data rescues Zamtel ERP

Angola Cables and Nokia have announced that they are testing Nokia’s Photonic Service Engine 3 (PSE-3) chipset for the first direct optical connection between the USA and Africa using the trans-Atlantic SACS cable. 

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Angola Cables and Nokia test first direct optical connection between USA and Africa on SACS cable

The battle against fraudulent payment flows affecting Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and their 5.11 billion customers will take centre stage at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2020 as the globe’s leading telecoms payment protection firm confirms its attendance.

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Mobile Fraud Fight Front and Centre at Mobile World Congress 2020

Dynabook Europe GmbH has announced the Portégé X30L-G, the world’s lightest 13.3” fully featured business laptop with Intel® 10th generation processors. 

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Dynabook Announces The World’s Lightest 13.3″ Notebook with Intel® 10th Gen Processors

Standard Chartered has announced the launch of SC GPI Track, a publicly accessible portal that offers the ability to trace all cross-border payments cleared through the Bank’s major clearing centres to its clients, as well as to  their  corporate and retail clients. 

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Standard Chartered introduces public portal for real-time tracking of cross-border payments

AOC, the display specialist, has announced the launch of two new models from its 81 series of monitors, AOC I2481FXH (23.8″/60.5 cm) and AOC I2781FH (27″/68.6 cm) for the Egyptian market.

Continue Reading AOC launches new Flicker Free, Ultra Narrow Border IPS monitors in Egypt

AOC launches new Flicker Free, Ultra Narrow Border IPS monitors in Egypt

As a proudly South African bank, FNB has announced that FNB Connect will now offer the newly introduced and first ever made-in-South Africa, Mara Phones – the Mara X and Mara Z. 

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FNB Connect to offer Proudly SA Mara Phones

GovChat will soon officially launch its tailored technology platform that will enable millions of citizens to communicate with all arms of the South African government. 

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GovChat keeps 50 million citizens connected

Visa and the pan-African fintech leader MFS Africa have announced a partnership that will help bridge the gap between the rapidly growing mobile money ecosystem in Africa and the world of online digital payments, significantly expanding Visa’s reach and its ability to open up commerce to the region.

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Visa and MFS Africa Bring Digital Payments to More Consumers and Businesses Across Africa

West African mobile network operators (MNOs) will be able to offer clients 90 second SIM card activations after Axon Wireless announced the imminent rollout of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) enhancement to its Face2Face 4.X Identity Management Platform.

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SA firm gets West African mobile SIM activation down to 90 sec

Lenovo has introduced the world’s smallest desktop, the ThinkCentre M90n-1 Nano to the South African market, designed to support diverse workplaces with the power of a full-size desktop and the space-saving convenience of a laptop.

 

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Lenovo unveils world’s smallest desktop to power SMEs

By digitalising the access control for your small business or home, you significantly improve security with a cost-effective investment.

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Digitise your access control

The Innovation Africa 2019 Summit opens today in Accra, Ghana. The event is an important platform for African decision-makers in education and ICT. The Summit is a key opportunity for Canon to continue to increase its presence on the continent.

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Canon reaffirms its commitment to Ghana and Africa at Innovation Summit

Global security group dormakaba has unveiled its training portal that will provide partners with the technical resources required to optimise client implementations. It will also keep site visitors up to date with the latest product innovation ensuring their skills remain relevant in the evolving technology landscape.

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Online dormakaba training portal unveiled

Cloud solutions provider CloudHop has announced a partnership with Nasdaq Governance Solutions to provide its clients in Eastern Africa with access to Nasdaq’s board portal and collaboration software solution.

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CloudHop partners with Nasdaq to bring boardroom software to East Africa

FSS, one of India’s largest payments processor and a leading global provider of integrated payment products, and US-based Oracle Financial Services, will collaborate to enhance digital payments for banks. 

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FSS and Oracle Partner to Transform Digital Payments in Africa

In a market first, Zazu Africa Limited (Zazu) announced a partnership with Mastercard to issue prepaid cards linked to the Zazu app in a move that will help to reduce cash dependence and increase financial inclusion in Zambia.

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Zazu to launch Mastercard Prepaid Cards Linked to its Mobile Wallet – a First in Zambia

With Black Friday being the most anticipated shopping day of the year, MTN is gearing up to offer customers even bigger deals.  As the company celebrates its 25th anniversary, it promises to offer customers massive discounts on selected deals.

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MTN gears up for Black Friday sale promotion

Africell, the leading African telecommunications operator, today announced the launch of their first 3G smart feature phone, afriphone, powered by KaiOS, the leading mobile operating system for smart feature phones.

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Africell Launches First 3G Smart Feature Phone to Run on KaiOS

From December 2019, this mobile phone with voice recognition functionalities will be on offer for around 28 US dollars in seven countries in Africa and the Middle-East.

Continue Reading Orange and itel launch the 4G version of Sanza to generalise mobile internet access in Africa

Orange and itel launch the 4G version of Sanza to generalise mobile internet access in Africa

West Africa-based pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar company PEG Africa has moved into Mali, leveraging its successful expansion playbook on the back of a profitable first year in Senegal.


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PEG Africa enters Mali, accelerates expansion

The Springboks’ Trophy Tour made a stop-over at MTN head office in Fairland, Johannesburg to thank thousands of MTN employees who have had the Boks’ back from the very beginning.

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Springbok-mania hits MTN head office during Springboks’ Trophy Tour visit

Andela, the global technology company that builds distributed engineering teams with Africa’s top software engineers has officially launched its operations in Egypt.

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Andela Launches Egypt as First Fully Remote Center

As the proudest and primary sponsor of the Springboks, MTN cannot wait to see the Boks and the William Webb Ellis Cup back on South African soil.

 

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MTN Congratulates the Springboks: 2019 Rugby World Cup Champions

The Nairobi Bottler’s Embakasi Plant based in Nairobi, Kenya, which is a fully owned subsidiary by Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), received a Totally Integrated Automation training rig from Siemens Digital Industries South Africa to enable skills development in Digitalization Technologies.

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Siemens contributes to Coca-Cola Beverages Africa’s vision in advancing digitalization