Stanbic Bank Uganda won an unprecedented five accolades including the overall Gold award at the 2017 Financial Reporting awards that are organised by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) in collaboration with the Capital Markets Authority (CMA), and Uganda Securities Exchange (USE). The awards seek to enhance...
KPMG in partnership with Monitor publications Ltd hosted a panel discussion of renowned business management experts to analyse the Top 100 Mid- Sized companies’ Survey report 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel. Sponsors of the Top 100 Survey, Vodafone; DFCU, South African Airways, UIA & ICEA insurance also made observations...
Google and Salesforce announced on Monday a new strategic partnership through which the CRM giant is naming Google Cloud Platform, a "preferred cloud provider," and Google is reciprocating by selecting Salesforce its preferred CRM. In addition to the platform partnerships, Google's G Suite office productivity portfolio will see deeper integration with...
Japan’s Fujitsu said on Thursday it had agreed to merge its struggling PC business with Lenovo, giving the Chinese computer giant a controlling share of the business. Tokyo-based Fujitsu said it had “decided to formally sign a deal” with Lenovo, the world’s largest PC maker, and the government-backed Development Bank...
Kenya-based fintech firm; Kocela LTD emerged the winner of the Payments and Transfer Company category in the just concluded African Fintech Awards gala event that was held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa managing to take down veterans and powerhouses like Cellulant who were the current hold...
A new report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) says online, mobile and digital currency payment systems are set to overtake credit and debit cards as the most popular ways to pay in e-commerce worldwide by 2019. The share of credit and debit cards in global...
Youtap has launched Youtap Cloud, a payment processing platform delivered as a cloud service for mobile money and payment providers in developing markets. Youtap Cloud enables real-time transaction processing for contactless mobile money and bank wallet payments. It supports QR code payments, as well as NFC technology, including low-cost micro point-of-sale...
Mitsumi Distribution, the leading IT, CE and Telco distributor in the Middle East and Africa; has announced that it has been appointed by Dell EMC Middle East, as an Authorized Dell EMC Enterprise Distributor for the Africa region. As an authorized distributor, Mitsumi will distribute Dell EMC storage products including...
United Bank of Africa Group, (UBA) is going above and beyond the legacy banking systems to omni channel marketing and social media lead generation, meeting its customers where they are – on websites, email, social networks, and cross-device platforms. UBA Group is taking advantage of AI-powered systems that even the...
GE signed a strategic partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise that will bring GE Digital’s breakthrough digital industrial solutions at scale to the Middle East, Africa & Turkey. The three-year agreement with HPE, is the first collaboration of this scale and scope in the region, and will focus primarily...