African payments company MFS Africa raises US$4.5mn in series B funding

African payments company MFS Africa raises US$4.5mn in series B funding

Thursday, 19 April 2018 09:44

Mobile payment gateway provider MFS Africa said it has raised US$4.5mn in a Series B funding round led by Chinese...

Dataeum’s blockchain solution to produce 100 per cent accurate data through crowdsourcing

Dataeum’s blockchain solution to produce 100 per cent accurate data through crowdsourcing

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 06:29

Dataeum has launched the first collaborative solution enabling the collection of 100 per cent of world’s ‘physical data’: stores, road...

Siemens provides automation equipment to Anglo American Platinum’s training centre

Siemens provides automation equipment to Anglo American Platinum’s training centre

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 13:23

German engineering conglomerate Siemens said it has provided automation equipment and industrial networks for Anglo American Platinum’s Engineering Skills Training...

Tigo Tanzania receives global mobile money certification

Tigo Tanzania receives global mobile money certification

Monday, 16 April 2018 07:22

Tigo Tanzania’s mobile financial services business has been granted the GSMA Mobile Money Certification for the provision of mobile financial services...

Fidor and IFC will expand digital financial services in Africa and Latin America

Fidor and IFC will expand digital financial services in Africa and Latin America

Friday, 13 April 2018 06:59

German online bank Fidor has signed a MoU with International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group,...

MTN and Ecobank sign MoU to provide digital banking across Africa

MTN and Ecobank sign MoU to provide digital banking across Africa

Thursday, 12 April 2018 06:29

MTN has collaborated with Africa’s Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), a move that aims to leverage each other’s assets to provide...

Growing communications across Africa with Avanti's new satellite

Growing communications across Africa with Avanti's new satellite

Thursday, 12 April 2018 06:08

Avanti Communications has launched its new satellite HYLAS 4, aiming to double the company’s satellite capacity across Africa, said David...

WorldRemit and Lebara to connect new customers in Africa to money transfer service

WorldRemit and Lebara to connect new customers in Africa to money transfer service

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 06:30

WorldRemit has signed an agreement with Lebara to make itself an exclusive global money transfer partner of Lebara, including transfers...

Vodacom Business Nigeria and Intelsat sign agreement to expand broadband connectivity across industries

Vodacom Business Nigeria and Intelsat sign agreement to expand broadband connectivity across industries

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 06:58

Vodacom Business Nigeria has signed an agreement with Intelsat SA for satellite services, a move that aims to provide high-quality...

Swiss government grants US$250,000 to Ghana’s Zeepay to improve mobile payment

Swiss government grants US$250,000 to Ghana’s Zeepay to improve mobile payment

Monday, 09 April 2018 06:36

The Swiss government has granted US$250,000 to Zeepay, Accra-based mobile financial services company, aiming to improve mobile remittance services in...

MEST Africa Summit to discuss the Pan-African startup landscape

MEST Africa Summit to discuss the Pan-African startup landscape

Friday, 06 April 2018 06:51

Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) has announced the third MEST Africa Summit, which will take place in Cape Town,...

Branch International to speed-up use of mobile banking technology across Africa

Branch International to speed-up use of mobile banking technology across Africa

Thursday, 05 April 2018 06:40

Branch International, a mobile branchless bank for emerging markets, has announced a US$70mn Series B investment to further expand its...

Mimecast unveils new API Developer portal focused on business and cyber resilience

Mimecast unveils new API Developer portal focused on business and cyber resilience

Wednesday, 04 April 2018 07:00

Mimecast Limited, an email and data security company, has announced the launch of an Application Programming Interface (API) developer portal 

Ecobank mobile app reaches four million users accounts in Africa

Ecobank mobile app reaches four million users accounts in Africa

Wednesday, 04 April 2018 06:37

The upgraded version of Ecobank’s mobile app has attracted three million new customers in six months, thus taking the total...

SAMENA Council and Tech Mahindra to host BYC 2018 ICT summit in Dubai

SAMENA Council and Tech Mahindra to host BYC 2018 ICT summit in Dubai

Tuesday, 03 April 2018 06:34

SAMENA Telecommunications Council and Tech Mahindra will jointly host the ‘Beyond Connectivity 2018 - In The Future’ summit, Tech Mahindra’s...

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