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Ingenico Group supports the Zambian government

Tweet Ingenico Group supports the Zambian government in deploying an innovative fraud-less subsidy program in rural areas This program allowed the distribution of 22 million dollars subsidies in rural Zambia within 3 months Ingenico Group, the world leader in seamless...

Mastercard + Facebook Messenger to Help Small Businesses

Tweet Barcelona (Spain), March 1, 2018/ — At Mobile World Congress, Mastercard today announced that it will use Facebook Messenger to provide technology to small businesses in Africa and Asia to drive affordable acceptance of electronic and mobile payments....

FINCA Micro-Finance Bank Tanzania

Tweet DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, March 1, 2018/ — Efforts to bolster digital financial inclusion in Tanzania and indeed other countries in Africa have received a shot-in-the-arm following a productive conference organized by FINCA Micro-Finance Bank Tanzania in...

Mara X, an Android One phone

Tweet MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, Spain, March 1, 2018/ — In partnership with Google, Mara Corporation Limited (MC) ( is set to release the Mara X for the African market in the second quarter of 2018. The Mara X will be a one-of-a-kind high-quality,...

Orange Social Venture Prize

Tweet   Applications are now open for the 8th Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East This prize, awarded by Orange, rewards innovative projects based on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) which improve the living conditions of...

Playing while helping drought stricken Western Cape

Tweet Washing powder technology combines with digital technology to make ordinary citizens pro-active water savers Specialist mobile and digital marketing enabler, Digitata Insights, has partnered with Laundry brand Sunlight on a water saving awareness campaign that...

PayU Receive as secure payment solution

Tweet Businesses in Nigeria can securely request and receive payments directly from their customers without any hassles using PayU’s  innovative and secure product called PayU Receive. PayU Receive is a secure payment solution that facilitates business-to-business and...

Upcoming fund for startup ventures from Egypt

Tweet Innoventures Announces 4 Winners of Startup Reactor Cycle Four • Innoventures also announced an upcoming 100 million EGP fund for startup ventures based in Egypt On the 5th of December, Innoventures held “Startup Nova – Entrepreneurship Explosion” at the...

Last year: 360,000 new malicious files daily

Tweet The number of new malicious files processed by Kaspersky Lab’s in-lab detection technologies ( reached 360,000 a day in 2017, which is 11.5% more than the previous year. After a slight decrease in 2015, the number of malicious files detected...

Top five business risks for Southern Africa

Tweet Political uncertainty through transitions and instability are among the key risks for businesses in Southern Africa in 2018, says specialist global risk consultancy Control Risks ( in its annual political and security risk forecast RiskMap....

iflix: 10 Billion Minutes Streamed in 2017

Tweet     Now available to over one billion consumers across 24 territories throughout Asia, the Middle East and Africa, iflix has established itself as the clear market leader in video streaming  iflix (, the world’s leading entertainment...

MainOne: MS Azure ExpressRoute Connectivity Provider for Nigeria

Tweet The listing follows MainOne’s launch of its Cloud Connect product and successful delivery of the Microsoft ExpressRoute service which connects large enterprises in Nigeria to Microsoft’s Azure Cloud MainOne (, West Africa’s leading communications...

iflix fuels up Internet TV service

Tweet iflix and NBCUniversal team up to offer iflix users a huge slate of everyone’s favourite TV shows and movies iflix adds hundreds of hours of NBCUniversal’s most highly acclaimed TV shows and movies to its vast library, including Mr. Robot, Grimm, The Magicians,...

Monitores curvos y con USB-C de Philips

Tweet Una mayor eficiencia en el trabajo da lugar a mejores resultados –y también, más tiempo para actividades de ocio; así que cualquier cosa que ayude a esto será un regalo bien recibido. Enchufar y desenchufar cables al conectar diferentes periféricos –sin...

Mini PC SZ270R9 con panel frontal de LEDs

Tweet Ser distinto, no seguir las formas acostumbradas y, por favor, nada de apariencias humildes. El Barebone que le presentamos con la denominación SZ270R9 es de los que dejan una huella perdurable. Y es que este Mini-PC no consigue contenerse. Su diseño de colores...

Smart Bots simplifying business life

Tweet The chat bot is the first in the accounting industry and allows you track expenses and manage finances through messaging apps such as Facebook Messenger and Slack Meet Pegg , the personal trainer for your business. Pegg will log your expenses and file your...

Great hopes for future telecom investment in Nigeria

Tweet Nigeria’s Strong Presentation at ITU bodes well for Future Telecoms Investment in Nigeria Held in Bangkok, Thailand, the conference theme for 2016 is “Collaboration in the Digital Economy” and featured sessions on collaborative regulation, smart...

Orange Social Venture Prize for Africa and the Middle East

Tweet More than 750 candidates responded to the call for projects, which ran from May to September 2016, reflecting the potential of the telecommunications sector to support development in Africa and Middle East in fields as diverse as healthcare, agriculture,...

Angola Cables to open its first POP in South Africa

Tweet As part of expanding its footprint throughout the region, Angola Cables has selected Teraco as the colocation partner to deploy its POP in South Africa From AfricaCom 2016 in Cape Town, Angola Cables announced its first direct Point of Presence (POP) in South...

Breakthrough Wireless Network to boost Broadband in Guinea

Tweet InterCEL + and Cambridge Broadband Networks (CBNL) build breakthrough Wireless Network to boost Broadband in Guinea The project is set to provide a significant boost to local economies across Guinea, offering businesses affordable access to fibre-like broadband...



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