Africa Internet Group (AIG) is connecting its companies into Jumia’s ecosystem with a new vision, "Expand your horizons" which expresses the group’s ambition to transform people’s lives through internet, overcoming the ground market challenges of the continent and giving all Africans the opportunity to access high quality services and products...
This company partners with many manufacturers to sell a wide variety of products online. It's willing to sacrifice some profit to ensure its prices are bargain-bin low. It's also one of the hottest tech companies in the world. Sound like Amazon? It's actually an apt description for Xiaomi. It's not a...
SimbaPay – a leading digital money transfer provider – was on Friday, 25 Sep 2015 announced as the winner of the prestigious DEMO Africa 2015 event which was held in Lagos, Nigeria. SimbaPay now automatically qualifies for the global DEMO event that will be held in Silicon Valley, USA. At DEMO Africa...
(Edmund Kagire, The East African): “It’s a risky business. It means that you have to have Internet everyday, wherever you are, because if you fail to post you lose your money,” the member said on condition of anonymity. Efforts to reach the country director of TelexFREE, Fred Nyakana, were futile...
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 wouldn’t give a release date for either platform. Nevertheless, it’s clear that BlackBerry doesn’t want to just expand...
Google unlawfully used technology from Oracle, Microsoft and others when creating its Android and Chrome operating systems, leaving its vendor partners exposed. Rather than engaging in expensive and often drawn out lawsuits, a majority of Android vendors have signed licensing agreements with patent holders. Microsoft has already signed licensing agreements...
Cybercrime is escalating faster in Africa than anywhere else in the world, according to the Cyber Security Africa team, an organisation that looks at the dangers of the Web in Africa. Speaking on behalf of Sammy Kioko, the alliance manager at Cyber Security Africa, the Internet security firm’s operations manager...
Liquid Telecom has inked a partnership deal with GlobalReach Technology to help African businesses deploy and manage Wi-Fi for their customers. Liquid Telecom’s managed Wi-Fi services are available to businesses that want enterprise-grade Wi-Fi without the worries of procuring and managing a wireless LAN service. The Pan-African operator will provide the connectivity...
Viber yesterday launched desktop applications for both Windows and Mac OS X that feature support for video calls (in beta), making it a head-to-head Skype challenger Viber has been focused squarely on making its service available on as many mobile platforms as possible, releasing apps for iOS, Android,Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Symbian and...
MTN Uganda is today commissioning its fibre network at Katuna Border in Kabale. "The launch of the new fibre system at Katuna is a major development which we are confident will have a positive impact on the future of Uganda's ICT Roadmap, and will substantially improve connectivity with neighboring countries,"...