Oracle Continues to Drive Cloud Adoption in Africa

Exchange of best practices and gaining expert insights from top cloud strategists was the key focus for Oracle customers who took part in Oracle’s two day long ‘Africa Executive Summit’ that concluded...
The WorldRemit app lets people send money straight from their smartphone, instead of having to travel to a money transfer agent. Image Credit: Kignite

WorldRemit set to launch Digital Money Transfers to Cameroon

Leading remittance service WorldRemit is set to accelerate adoption of digital money transfers to Cameroon, after completing a series of strategic deals with local partners. WorldRemit’s new partnerships with MTN Mobile Money, Express...
The South African Red Cross Society (SARCS), on Thursday officially launched its new South African Red Cross Society Humanitarian Aid Mobile Application (SARCS App) developed in partnership with Connectik. (Photo by: Nathan Ernest Olupot)

South African Red Cross Officially Launched their App ‘SARCS App’ to Expands their Services...

The South African Red Cross Society (SARCS), on Thursday announced the official launch of its new South African Red Cross Society Humanitarian Aid Mobile Application (SARCS App) developed in partnership with...

Liquid Telecom completes acquisition of Tanzanian ISP Raha

Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, has completed the acquisition of ISP Startel Tanzania, which offers services under the brand name Raha. The Pan-African telecoms group has revealed that the deal will strengthen Raha’s...

Ugandan StartUp ThinVoid crowned African Startup of the Year

ThinVoid, a startUp based in Uganda has been voted as the Africa Startup of the year. The award is a contest organized by Bonjour Idée with the support of 50+ partners (international corporations,...

Genesys set to Acquire Interactive Intelligence

Genesys, a market leader in omnichannel customer experience and contact center solutions, and Interactive Intelligence Group Inc, a global leader of cloud and on-premise solutions for customer engagement, communications and collaboration,...
AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2016. Image Credit: TechCabal

Uganda Wins Social Impact Award at the Appsafrica 2016 Innovation Award Announced in Cape...

Uganda was among the ten winners of the AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2016 which were announced at a pan-African mobile and tech awards party in Cape Town, South Africa. The Awards supported by Opera...

D2L Expands Footprint in The Middle East and Africa

D2L, which has helped transform learning for people all over the world, is now doing the same for the Middle East and Africa (MEA). After increasing its presence in the region last...
KERIS President, Mr. Seog-Soo Han (With a sissor), and Samsung Electronics Country Manager, Mr. Amos Mulago (Extrem Right) cutting the ribbion to official open the Samsung E-Learning Center at Nsangi Secondary School, Wakiso, on Thursday 01st September, 2016. Image Credit: Nathan Ernest Olupot

Samsung Strengthens The Future of Education in Uganda

Samsung Electronics' East Africa has today launched two solutions in the Kyengera region, Kampala. A Solar Powered Internet School (SPIS), at Nsangi Secondary School and an E-Learning Center at Mackay Memorial...
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Mobile internet shut down in Ethiopia, due to escalating protests

Due to the escalating protests which began in November last year, all mobile internet services in Ethiopia have been shut down and a state of emergency has been declared. The move is...
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3 Ugandan Teams Make it to the Finals of the Bots...

For many years now, Menlo Park-based social networking firm, Facebook Inc. has been promoting innovation across Middle East and Africa, providing startups with the...