Developers Day and Hackathon event organised in Nairobi.
Visa Inc., the world’s largest payments network, introduced a mobile-phone application to enable cashless transactions in Kenya, where the majority of wireless payments are being done through the nation’s biggest telecommunications company, Safaricom Ltd. The service dubbed mVisa, allows consumers to make purchases and money transactions using their mobile phones....
Dubbed as the Number One E-commerce platform in Africa, Africa Internet Group, now Jumia, has one of their brand, Jumia Travel launch a 'web version' for its previously launched Extranet Jumia App, the Web Extranet; allowing hotel managers to confirm & view their incoming Jumia Travel reservations, change their rates and update...
According to reports from Standard Newspaper, Kenya's Communications Authority (CA) is to implement tough measures governing the use of mobile phones in the country ahead of the 2017 general elections. The CA says the use of an unregistered SIM card carries a fine of $100 or six months in jail. Other...
Over the next two weeks Nigeria will play host to a series of official train-the-trainer (TTT) sessions as the country takes on a leading role in the build up to SAP Africa Code Week (ACW) 2016. Founded in 2015, ACW seeks to empower African youth with coding skills through hands-on...
Uganda Telecom will host over 500 senior-level professionals from over 180 organisations across Africa for the Capacity Africa conference starting with a Pre-event cocktail today Monday 26th September 2016 at the Infinity pool.  The two day conference starting Tuesday 27th September 2016 will be held at Speke Resort-Munyonyo. This conference...
Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, launches the world's first solution for real-time reactivation of dormant SIMs in Ghana. LinqUs SIM Reactivation, allows operators to seamlessly reconnect lost prepaid subscribers at a fraction of normal acquisition costs. Gemalto's innovative platform is designed to support customer experience management strategies by easing...
The World Bank Group to launch a series of accelerator programmes across Africa, aiming at helping tech startups commercialize and scale innovative digital products. The first programme launched by the World Bank in Africa is to be held in partnership with Senegalese hub CTIC Dakar. The Jambar Tech Lab will connect...
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 year with a dedicated office in Dubai, and on-boarding several thousand unique users in the region since then, the...
Partnerships are a fundamental tenet of progress and should be leveraged to accelerate development results by harnessing the power of technology and innovation, says Abey Tau, Public Affairs and Corporate Citizenship Manager for Samsung Electronics, Africa Office.