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DEG launches Easy School Find in Ghana

DEG launches Easy School Find in Ghana

Digital Education Group (DEG), an academic consulting firm specialising in classroom technology, has launched a new search engine for schools called “Easy School Find”. Read More

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MTN partners Salt & Einstein MTS, NHIS on insuranceMTN partners Salt & Einstein MTS, NHIS on insurance MTN Nigeria says it has partnered Salt & Einstein MTS and the National Health Insurance Scheme (NIHS ...
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Free Twitter on EconetFree Twitter on Econet Econet Wireless is now offering free access to Twitter to all subscribers on Econet Broadband. 
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Gemalto, GSMA drive African mHealth initiativeGemalto, GSMA drive African mHealth initiative Gemalto has announced its partnership with (global System for Mobile Communication Association (GSMA1) to drive the ...
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Saturday 12 Jul

Has Africa slowed in global mobile payments innovation?

wiGroup says Africa has lost ground to the US and China in the mobile payments innovation race.»
Wednesday 9 Jul

New mobile payment system goes live in SA

SOUTH AFRICA
Mobile payment system Zapper has launched its innovative and secure payment app for smartphones in South Africa.»
Tuesday 8 Jul

Tuluntulu set to revolutionise mobile broadcast in Africa

Tuluntulu, a new app set to revolutionise mobile broadcast in the developing world, has launched on the Apple iOS and Google Android App Stores.  »
Tuesday 8 Jul

Mobile banking numbers to pass online banking by 2019

New findings from Juniper Research finds that over 1.75 billion mobile phone users will have used their devices for banking purposes by the end of 2019, compared to 800 million this year.»
Friday 4 Jul

Remita’s e-transactions hit N500bn

NIGERIA
Nigerian electronic payment platform Remita says it is driving cashless initiatives, and currently processes electronic transactions valued at N500billion monthly.»
Tuesday 1 Jul

Nigeria’s cashless campaign goes nationwide

NIGERIA
In spite of obvious hiccups, the cashless initiative of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) goes live in the 36 states of the federation and Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) today.»
Friday 27 Jun

More than 2.5m Rwandans now using mobile payments

RWANDA
The number of mobile payments subscribers in Rwanda has reached more than 2.5 million, according to figures in the recently-published Rwandan ICT Sector Profile. »
Thursday 26 Jun

LGR StarCare simplifies Mobilize Transit TV data management

SWAZILAND
LGR’s StarCare mobile self-service application is simplifying the management of Swaziland’s innovative new Mobilize Transit TV service.»
Wednesday 25 Jun

Insurance services go mobile in Malawi

MALAWI
Malawi’s Nico General Insurance Company Limited has disclosed that in the next four months it will be bringing to the market mobile phone services.»
Wednesday 25 Jun

Orange takes e-care app to Kenya

KENYA
Telecommunications solutions provider Orange has launched what it describes as the first e-care app in the Kenyan market. »
Wednesday 25 Jun

ITU to promote the global adoption of mobile money

ITU has established a new Focus Group on Digital Financial Services to promote financial inclusion using ICTs.»
Monday 23 Jun

Kirusa, MTN launch Celeb Connect and Sports Connect in Rwanda

RWANDA
Kirusa, a leader in voice messaging and social media mobileapps in emerging markets, today announced the launch of its popular services, CelebConnect and SportsConnect, on the MTN Rwanda network. »
Monday 23 Jun

Mobile games revenues near $29bn by 2016

A new report from Juniper Research has revealed that by 2016 total revenues from mobile games will reach $28.9 billion – a growth of over 38% on the 2014 figure of $20.9 billion. »
Friday 20 Jun

Illuminum Greenhouses

KENYA
An innovative Kenyan duo is embracing technology with mobile powered automated irrigation and weather sensors for greenhouse farmers. »
Thursday 19 Jun

FNBB introduces ATM advance

BOTSWANA
First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) has come up with yet another first for banking in Botswana – an innovative product called ATM advance. »
Tuesday 17 Jun

Orange, BNP Paribas open new retail mobile banking services

SENEGAL
Orange and the BNP Paribas group now offer retail banking customers in Africa direct access between their BNP Paribas account and their Orange Money account through their mobile phones. »

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Widening ICT skills gap: Cause for concernWidening ICT skills gap: Cause for concern

Nigeria's FDI gains could be eroded by the widening gap in indigenous skilled ICT manpower, writes Kokumo Goodie.

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Kenya rolls out e-extension to improve agricultureKenya rolls out e-extension to improve agriculture

In a bid to curb the overwhelmed number of agricultural extension officers in Kenya, the ministry of agriculture is embracing technology with their introduction of E-Extension services, which are aimed at reaching out to over 7 million farmers annually.

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How the cloud can power entrepreneurship and urbanisation in Africa

Cloud computing is not only fundamentally changing the way business operates, it is also driving a new wave of job creation opportunities, says SAP Africa.