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Leading pay-go energy company Fenix International, part of global utility ENGIE, has reached 30,000 Zambian households just 9 months after expanding into the country in partnership with telecom MTN. This rate of growth exceeds the company’s initial expectations and far outpaces the industry average, cementing Fenix’s place as a market leader...
WorldRemit has announced the launch of a new digital service within Africa, making it easier to send and receive money across the continent. The new digital service is expected to reduce the cost of sending money across borders. According to GSMA Intelligence, prohibitive charges that individuals and businesses pay to transfer money...
CentralNic Group's Africa Registry, a leading provider of domain names for Africa since 2005, has announced a new programme from its gateway service RRPproxy to empower domain name vendors, registrars, and resellers in Africa to sell domains using over 1,000 TLDs, and to benefit from a $50 free credit...
Internet access in rural areas is set to be increased following the introduction of Google’s Project Loon into the country. This morning, a cross-section of stakeholders from the National Information Technology Authority, Civil Aviation Authority, Ministry of Defence & Veterinary Affairs, Ministry of Security and the EAC Civil Aviation & Security Oversight...
Streaming video service Iflix has announced that it is launching a 24-hour live news channel called Iflix News. It will aggregate live news streams, clips, and linear feeds from leading international, regional and local news authorities. Iflix News will be available without charge to all users in its 28 markets worldwide ...
Akinwumi Adesina; President of the African Development Bank Group ending last week made an urgent call to give farmers across the continent new technologies with the potential to transform agricultural production. He said the technology transfer was needed immediately and that evidence from countries like Nigeria demonstrated that technology plus strong...
Raxio Data Centre Ltd or simply “Raxio” is setting up Uganda’s first state-of-the-art data centre in the Namanve Industrial and Business Park. Raxio was established earlier this year by the Roha, a US greenfield investment company that builds and develops new businesses across Africa. The firm has also appointed James Byaruhanga as...
Internet connectivity has become quite ubiquitous, connecting a large part of the world’s population to each other. However, despite the massive advantages it brings to the table, it's still a metaphorical wilderness where your information is always in danger of being stolen by hackers. Not only that, but there...
Andela, the global engineering organization that is building a network of technology leaders across Africa, has officially launched in Kampala. The launch comes as Andela looks to equip the next generation of technologists and innovators in Kampala with the expertise they need to accelerate the advancement of their local...
Better spectrum pricing policies are needed in developing countries to improve the economic and social welfare of the billions of people that remain unconnected to mobile broadband services, according to a new report, ‘Spectrum Pricing in Developing Countries’, released by the GSMA today at the Mobile 360 – Africa...