Airtel Africa sells off 60% of its mobile towers

Yesterday, Airtel announced that it has completed 60 percent divestment of tower assets in African operations The telecommunications provider has completed the sale transactions in seven countries for approximately 8,300 towers, representing close to 60...

BBM Coming to Windows, Possibly Mac Too

BlackBerry last night revealed BBM for Windows at its BlackBerry Jam Asia 2013 in Hong Kong. The company further hinted that BBM for OS X was a possibility. Unsurprisingly, the Canadian company...

MTN, Liquid Telecom in partnership to extend footprint and offering in Africa

Customers of MTN Group and Liquid Telecom are set to benefit from a larger connectivity footprint across Africa. This follows an announcement today that the two companies have partnered to jointly...

Windows 8 lifts Microsoft’s profit 19%

Microsoft Windows sales spiked 23% in the company's fiscal third quarter. Even if you exclude sales deferrals carried over from earlier in the year, Windows sales were essentially flat -- that's...

Facebook acquires Oculus VR for approximately $2 billion

Facebook has announced that it is aquiring virtual reality technology firm Oculus VR for approximately $2 billion. The price includes $400 million in cash and 23.1 million shares of Facebook common stock...

Employers to benefit from NSSF’s new electronic collection system

Very soon we'll be able to perform all cashless transactions for just about everything. What with digital inclusion! It's the new way and we are loving it. In this same spirit...

Visa Expands Footprint In Francophone Africa To Foster Digital Inclusion & Development

Visa Inc., a global payment company, today announced its intention to open an office in Côte d'Ivoire to reinforce its position as a leading payments technology company and to  help bringing...

Yahoo acquires news summarization app Summly

Yahoo has acquired Summly, a startup that has developed technology to automatically summarize news articles for mobile sites, the company announced this morning. The terms of the transaction weren’t disclosed, and Yahoo notes that...

Yahoo Tops Google as No. 1 U.S. Web Property

Here's hoping Marissa Mayer and Co. have a bottle of champagne at the ready, because there's something to celebrate over at Yahoo's headquarters today. For the first time in more than two...

DHL Africa launches pocket-sized, all-touch computers

DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa has launched pocket-sized, all-touch computers that capitalize on the latest technological advancements The rise of e-commerce and increased competition are driving the demand for real-time supply chain visibility. This...
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Full List: Winners of the First Annual Edition of the Africa...

US based Pharmaceutical firm; Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced the winners of their first annual edition of the Africa Innovation Challenge 2017 at the Global...