It’s a go for MTN’s MoMo in Nigeria

Operator poised to leverage 166,000-strong agent network.
Christopher Tredger
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Zimbabwe’s telcos agree to share and share alike

Infrastructure sharing agreements in place as years of negotiations bear fruit.
2:20

Digital Earth Africa pivotal to continent’s efforts to harness info resources

The Programme has started paving a new way to build a robust data infrastructure said Economic Commission for Africa Director.
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Africa’s software development skills remain in short supply

East African country to roll out coding curriculum after deal concluded with Kodris Africa.
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Africa’s financial architecture needs overhaul to meet SDG goals

One of the key takeaways from the 54th session of the Conference of Ministers (CoM2022) in Senegal under the theme “Financing Africa’s Recovery: Breaking New Ground”.
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Thursday

OPay partners Mastercard to ‘open up e-commerce to millions’ in Africa

Merchants and consumers from Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Morocco, Nigeria, and South Africa have an alternative payment option.
2:00

Regulatory gaps can heighten risk in cryptocurrency trade says IMF

Financial organisation calls for establishing international collaborative arrangements for supervision of crypto assets.
2:10
Thursday

Africa’s Fintech space jam-packed but there’s room for more

CTO of Nigeria-based payment platform Nomba offers his perspective.
2:40
Wednesday

Paratus to rebrand ITA subsidiary as Paratus Angola

Internet Technologies Angola (ITA) to be renamed and rebranded effective beginning July this year.
2:30
Wednesday

Africa-focused mobile enterprise software firm Bamba raises US$3.2m to expand

468 Capital leads round for micro-merchants platform for Africa to scale.
Editor's choice

The Russian-Ukraine war impact on crypto

Rather than crumble as feared, cryptocurrency has become a tool to support the injured in the war and fight for human rights writes Favour Jolaoso from Yellow Card.

Friday

It’s time to get to the very fibre of real digital inclusion

There is no space for arrogance in telling a community what it needs. One cannot be tone deaf when attempting to expand the pie says Mohammed Manjra, CEO, Zoom Fibre.

Thursday

Why a future skills gap analysis is necessary

Once a company identifies the necessary but unfilled talents, it may fill any present and future skill shortages says Zuko Mdwaba, Area Vice President, Salesforce South Africa.

Wednesday
Business Wire
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IDE Water Technologies Wins Global Water Award for Desalination Company of the Year 2022
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Lootverse Has Launched the Game Gods and Demons
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Align Announces Additional Leadership for UK and EMEA to Support Continued Growth
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Xago, Innovative Crypto Fintech Based in South Africa, Announces XUS Supporting the US Dollar
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Metanomic Acquires Intoolab, Developers of the First Bayesian Network Artificial Intelligence Engine
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IHS Holding Limited Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial Results
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InterSAT and SES Renew Partnership to Accelerate Digital Inclusion Across Africa
InterSAT continues to tap SES’s NSS-12 satellite to deliver internet connectivity to its customers, improving digital access for all.
Bridging Technology and Education: UNESCO and Huawei Deliver Campus UNESCO for Young People in 20 Countries
To date, UNESCO and Huawei organized ten Campus UNESCO sessions, focusing on technology and education, reaching students from 39 schools in 20 countries.
NielsenIQ Launches Retail Media Solution to Monetize Assets and Measure ROI for Retailers
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Tecnotree Launches Total Digital Transformation Suite for Enterprises and Customers of MTN Ghana
This transformation for B2B and B2C empowers the operator with rapid response capabilities, allowing it to meet its enterprise market demand and deliver augmented customer experiences at a reduced cost.