Huawei unveils Non-Stop Banking initiative to spur innovation in Africa

Through the programme, the ICT vendor plans to facilitate ‘a digital future of non-stop services, non-stop development, and non-stop innovation’ for banks.
Samuel Mungadze

AWIEF opens registration for 2023 innovation forum in Rwanda

The conference has become one of Africa’s leading entrepreneurship, innovation and technology platforms, bringing together more than 1,300 entrepreneurs and startups.

South African telco Cell C loses CEO, Craigie Stevenson resigns

Cell C biggest shareholder Blue Label Telecoms announced Craigie Stevenson’s departure, saying he will step down as CEO of the mobile operator, effective 31 March.

Liquid acquires Egyptian cyber security firm Cysiv MEA

Cysiv MEA, formerly SecureMisr, provides enterprise cloud and cyber security services to some of Egypt's top companies, particularly in the financial services sector.

Liberia gets $3.9m ADF grant to modernise payments infrastructure

The project is aimed at upgrading automated cheque processing and automated clearing house systems, as well as real-time gross settlement system.

SADC countries implored to pick digitisation for development

African lawmakers have been urged to harness the potential of the digital space to close the gender gap and foster economic growth.

Smart food cart programme launched for South African townships

Beneficiaries of the programme are provided with working capital, allocated a food cart fitted with location tracking and reporting device, as well as e-commerce app.

Know Your Customers, better

Banks can now adopt personalisation technology that harnesses the power of AI to manage customers, says Dennis Lupambo, managing executive, Mint Africa.

Botswana varsity hits a milestone with agrivoltaic project

The university is pioneering latest technology to build an one megawatt agrivoltaic project aimed at producing both solar energy and food.

Zimbabwe targets 75% internet penetration by 2025

Zimbabwe's mobile penetration rate is expected to increase to 75.4 % by 2025 from the current 61.3%.

Botswana clamps down on unregistered crypto dealers

Botswana Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority has intensified pressure on rogue crypto players, shutting down unregistered entities.

Paratus Group’s DR Congo fibre highway goes live

The project will enable other operators to offer high-speed fibre connectivity to businesses and consumers in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

MTN Group chair Mcebisi Jonas identity mimicked in CSI fraud

Mcebisi Jonas is being impersonated as false representatives reach out to the public requesting funding towards MTN foundation projects.