African tech start-ups must put social impact before profit
Investors increasingly search for start-ups that score high on environmental and social ethics, as conscious capitalism gains momentum in Africa’s tech industry.Sibahle Malinga
Vodacom Tanzania records growth in mobile traffic amid increasing digital transformation
Despite a 5.7% drop in service revenue, company records increase in M-Pesa and data revenue.
Gambia: mobile operator Comium appeals to have licence suspension lifted
Suspension in force until 4 November due to outstanding fees, according to country’s industry regulator.
BancABC acquisition opens up Botswana market for Access Bank
Access Bank opens a subsidiary in the Southern African country and readies to tap into growing digital banking solutions market.
Google earmarks US$3m to boost black-owned African start-ups
Fifty fledgling businesses selected from nine countries have access to the non-equity fund.
Staying connected through Fixed LTE from Standard Bank Mobile
Standard Bank Mobile is excited to introduce Fixed LTE to its product portfolio.
SEW-EURODRIVE expects solid return on R200m investment in SA
Company engages country’s Dep of Trade and Industry ahead of German Africa Investment Conference.
Google backs digital interest in Africa with US$1bn investment
Investment focuses on enabling fast, affordable internet access, supporting start-ups.
Cameroon secures US$100m to advance digital economy ambitions
Funding received from International Development Association (IDA).