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Sudan embraces digital payments

Sudan Joins United Nations' Better Than Cash Alliance to Drive Financial Inclusion and Transparency As part of its vision to transform its economy, the Republic of Sudan announced a new commitment to accelerate the transition…

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Telecoming enhances its presence in Africa

The arrival into the Egyptian market means a further step in Telecoming's strategy • The digital market in Egypt means more than 100M people and a mobile penetration of 94%; Africa plays a relevant role…

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Thales to support Ghana’s Financial Inclusion Drive

Thales, in partnership with Paycode, supports Ghana in this drive via a single card with two applications (EMV & Biometric) • Ghana continues to roll out initiatives that provide Ghanaians with secure and convenient digital…

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Africa eShop online across Sub Saharan Africa

Since its initial introduction in April of this year, the DHL Africa eShop app has seen its user base grow rapidly, and within the first three months of operation, it had already been rolled out…

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Unitel to chair the GSMA Association Africa Fraud…

Unitel was elected to chair the GSMA Association Africa Fraud and Security Group (AFASG), a specific working group dedicated to dealing with critical fraud and security issues for the telecommunications industry in Africa. The mandate…

PayU Receive as secure payment solution

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…

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Smart Bots simplifying business life

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…

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Opera: State of Mobile Web Report, Africa 2016

Opera currently has 100 million users in Africa, with an 86.41% market share in Kenya, 71.83% in Nigeria and 53.1% in South Africa Nigerian, Kenyan and South African Opera users collectively saved data equating to…

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Tigo connects secondary schools in Tanzania

Tigo sign MOU with the Tanzanian Government to connect secondary schools to the internet Tanzania’s leading digital lifestyle company, Tigo Tanzania  has entered into a partnership with the Ministry of Communications, Works and Infrastructure to…

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Standard Bank Leads in Africa with Digital Innovations

The newly released Standard Bank Global Banking App brings greater levels of banking convenience to customers in four additional African marketsStandard Bank’s vision is clear: to become a digital leader in Africa Standard Bank is…

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Orange invests in African e-commerce leader

Orange announces the acquisition of a 75 million-euro equity interest in Africa Internet Group, joining AXA, Goldman Sachs and longstanding investors MTN Group, Millicom and Rocket Internet. Through this investment, which will be accompanied by…