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SEACOM gathers momentum in SA business market

SEACOM gathers momentum in SA business market

Pan-African telecoms enabler SEACOM has announced that it has grown its South African base of channel partners servicing the business market to more than 65 companies of all sizes, up from 20 in October last year. Read More

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Networks Unlimited opens head office for Africa in MauritiusNetworks Unlimited opens head office for Africa in Mauritius Networks Unlimited has opened a head office servicing its African business in Mauritius.
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Tigo Pesa customers pocket $2.3m/- in quarterly profit shareTigo Pesa customers pocket $2.3m/- in quarterly profit share Tigo Pesa users in Tanzania have been paid a total of $2.3m/- as profit share ...
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Orange completes Tigo acquisition in DRCOrange completes Tigo acquisition in DRC Less than three months after signing an agreement with Millicom, Orange has completed the acquisition of ...
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Tuesday 19 Apr

New cloud platform offers SMEs greater convenience

RWANDA
MTN Business has unveiled a new cloud delivery platform in Rwanda and Cameroon, which will enable SMEs to access cloud services with greater ease.»
Wednesday 13 Apr

Letshego becomes licensed MasterCard Issuer in Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE
Botswana born Letshego Holdings Limited has announced it has received its official principle issuer license from MasterCard in Mozambique. The partnership will see further payment innovations being introduced into the market to its financial inclusion efforts. »
Tuesday 12 Apr

Travelport appoints new regional manager for East African headquarters

KENYA
Nita Nagi, formerly of Kenya Airways, has been named as the new lead for Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi.»
Monday 11 Apr

New online shopping portal open for business in Kenya

KENYA
A new e-commerce website, Cartelia, is now open for business across Kenya.»
Thursday 7 Apr

Orange completes the acquisition of the Liberian mobile operator Cellcom

LIBERIA
Liberia will now become the 20th country in Africa and the Middle East to join the Orange group with the acquisition by Orange of Cellcom, Liberia’s leading mobile operator.»
Wednesday 6 Apr

Orange invests in African e-commerce leader Africa Internet Group

Orange has announced the acquisition of a 75 million-euro equity interest in Africa Internet Group.»
Friday 1 Apr

HR departments need to keep pace with technology’s accelerating speed

The world of human resources (HR) is changing at a speed that is leaving most HR departments behind. New technology is bringing more transparency into the job market and into the performance of the HR department, creating new challenges for HR directors.»
Tuesday 29 Mar

Deepen penetration with ICT, insurers urged

NIGERIA
The Managing Director of Rack Centre, Mr. Ayotunde Coker, has advised insurance executives to leverage on information communication technology (ICT) to meet the growing expectations of their clients and stakeholders.»
Tuesday 29 Mar

Survey provides glimpse into the world of young entrepreneurs in Africa

The Anzisha Prize, the premier award for Africa’s best young entrepreneurs, published the Anzisha Youth Entrepreneurship Survey 2016 this month, which provides a snapshot of the realities facing young entrepreneurs in Africa.»
Sunday 27 Mar

Vodacom Business Nigeria appoints indigenous CEO

NIGERIA
Vodacom Business, Nigeria’s leading total telecommunications provider has completely Nigerianised its operation with the appointment of Mr. Lanre Kolade as its Managing Director. »
Friday 25 Mar

Konga.com appoints new CEO

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s largest online mall company, Konga Online Shopping Limited, has announced the appointment of Mr. Shola Adekoya as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).»
Tuesday 22 Mar

GrowthAfrica selects 19 East African startups for acceleration programme

KENYA
GrowthAfrica, the leading East-African accelerator, has announced their current East-African cohort of innovative and scalable startups to participate in the two acceleration programmes in Kenya and Uganda respectively.»
Sunday 20 Mar

Stanbic Bank Botswana launches mobile branch with ATM

BOTSWANA
Stanbic Bank Botswana (SBB) launched a state of the art, fully equipped Mobile Branch, the first of its kind in the Botswana market. »
Friday 18 Mar

Pan-African distributor First for Africa launches

Phoenix Distribution and First Distribution, both specialist distribution companies within the Epsidon Technology Holdings Group, have joined forces to form a new pan-African distributor, First for Africa.»
Friday 18 Mar

Wholesaler brings Online Grocery Shopping to Batswana

BOTSWANA
Leading Botswana wholesaler Sefalana Holdings has followed its technology instincts by introducing online grocery shopping for the people of Botswana. »
Thursday 17 Mar

Botswana Data Centre hosts Uptime Institute

BOTSWANA
The Uptime Institute, a global independent technology research, analysis and professional services firm specialising in enterprise IT, hosted the Botswana Data Centre Breakfast Meeting on Tuesday 15th March, 2016 at Masa Square Lansmore Hotel. »

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