Dollarisation of mobile money transactions in Zimbabwe gains traction

EcoCash Holdings says this is driving up US dollar revenues for mobile money and Fintech companies in the southern African country.
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Starlink to land in Nigeria

The company announced in a tweet this week that the service has been launched.
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Vodafone Egypt acquisition bolsters Vodacom’s Africa ambitions

Vodafone Egypt said to have contributed R1.8-billion to group service revenue.

African Tech Voices: It’s time to demystify Intellectual Property in Kenyan innovation

It is only by collaborating with others that we can begin to effectively address IP-related challenges in Kenya says Sheilah Birgen, Country Lead for Kenya at Innovate UK KTN Global Alliance Africa.

Network International earmarks R500m to back SA payment solution

Company announces the availability of on-soil payment platform for Southern African clients.

Cloud computing clearly runs in business DNA

Tech heavyweights scrutinise findings of cloud in Africa 2023 study.

300 million Africans affected by internet shutdowns in 2022

Report shows Sudan experienced the most shutdowns, followed by Burkina Faso, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone, and Somalia.

African Tech Voices: Governing cybersecurity from the top as a strategic business enabler

Cyber threats are increasing at a rate far greater than the industry is able to cope with. Despite this, C-Suite executives still don’t take cybersecurity seriously enough while boards are not nearly as engaged in cybersecurity as they are in other areas of oversight, says Patrick Evans, CEO of SLVA CyberSecurity.

Kenya’s former Cabinet Secretary to head up JUMO

Joe Mucheru has been appointed as president of the company.

Ivory Coast’s rural mobile money agents under threat

World Bank and CGAP concerned over financial storm brewing as Wave Mobile takes out rural mobile money agents.

Private sector essential to Africa’s US$ 2.7-trillion trade area ambition

Economic Commission for Africa has stressed the importance of private sector buy-in to the success of AfCFTA.
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NaaS: Pulling the levers towards sustainable success

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Policy updates: What’s in store for South African telecoms in 2023?

With digital migration (seemingly) imminent and spectrum allocation continuing to open up, the country is ripe with potential Nic Laschinger, CTO, Euphoria Telecom.

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Traditional banks missing opportunities to compete with newcomers

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