More than half the population of Sub-Saharan Africa will be subscribed to a mobile service by 2025, according to the latest edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy report series, published at the GSMA ‘Mobile 360 – Africa’ event being held in Kigali this week. The new report forecasts that there...
One of Africa's largest eCommerce firms; Jumia has on Wednesday unveiled its warehouse in Uganda ahead of its 6th anniversary celebration in Africa - scheduled to run from July 16th to July 26th, 2018 which mind-blowing discounts of up to 75%. Unveiling the warehouse which is located on 5th Street,...
Huawei today released its 2017 Sustainability Report demonstrating the initiatives undertaken in the year across four areas: Bridging the Digital Divide; Supporting Network Stability and Security and Protecting Privacy; Promoting Environmental Protection, and Building a Healthy Ecosystem. Over the past year, Huawei has actively benchmarked its operations against the...
The Digital Transformation Congress, hosted by IT News Africa, is scheduled for 26 July 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand. The conference will bring together hundreds of senior executives who will explore emerging technology trends such as AI, IoT, blockchain, GDPR, IT security, 5G and robotics, and how they...
Pan-African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom, has announced that it is now a Gold Partner for Cloud Productivity in Microsoft’s Partner Network programme. This prestigious accreditation is achieved only by the world’s top IT and telecoms companies and confirms that Liquid Telecom’s cloud services meet the highest standards in Africa and...
The GSMA has announced that global mobile operators including AT&T, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, KDDI, LG Uplus, Orange, Telefónica, Telenor Group, Telia, Turkcell, Vodafone Group, and Zain have committed to adopt and implement the GSMA IoT Security Guidelines. The guidelines outline best practice and recommendations for...
Seems Jumia, and Simba Food have their times numbered as they are set to face some serious competition while a new service in the same line of work; Zawadi Eats is set to launch in Kampala soon. As you know convenience these days is a major priority. eCommerce is becoming...
U.S-based internet firm; Google Corp. has opened applications for its second annual Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme, extending it in the process to a further 12 African countries that graduated from the programme last week, as reported making it a total of 18 countries across the continent – Egypt, Tunisia,...
Three MTN Uganda customers; Tom Mayanja, Dickens Muhereza, and Bernadette Bavuga from Kawempe, Ibanda, and Bweyogere respectively were jubilant after receiving the first three cars of the MTN MoMo Nyabo promotion. They used MTN Mobile Money to load airtime and data bundles. As scratch cards are expected to be phased...
Japan and Rwanda have renewed their partnership and commitment to Rwanda's technological transformation through an agreement aimed at promoting cooperation in ICT. Signed by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan (MIC), and Rwanda's Information Technology and Communications (MiTEC), the deal seeks to promote knowledge sharing in the...