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East Africa leads globally in mobile money services says AU

Region has the highest mobile money penetration rate in the world, according to recent AUC, OECD report.
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CcHUB Syndicate channels US$267,500 into African start-ups

Start-up companies, with valuations north of US$17.5m, are focused on building critical digital infrastructure.
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Econet’s DPA announces new commercial power supply partnership in Kenya

Alliance with Électricité De France aims to accelerate access to affordable solar energy.
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IFC subscribes to 16% of Liquid Telecom’s US$620m bond issue

Company is facing risks linked to regional uncertainty, but is on course for steady revenue performance says ratings agency Fitch.
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COVID-19 a clear opportunity to cement cloud strategy

Experts deep-dive into market trends at ITWeb virtual Cloud, Data Centre and DevOps Summit.
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9mobile affirms support for Lagos' Smart City initiative

Big data and data mining as the lifeline of a smart city says telco’s CEO.
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Wednesday

African start-ups inch closer to being investment ready

Participating start-ups have been chosen for their SDG-focused tech solutions.
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Will technology reinvent ‘the new normal’ in 2021?

This year we will see technology have a stronger impact on the world with the changes driven by a stronger sense of purpose says Mohammed Amin, Sr. Vice-President - MERAT, Dell Technologies.
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Wednesday

Spotify in Nigeria to ignite price war among providers

West African country is known for the Afrobeat genre, which has no official chart or certification system in place.
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Wednesday

Spotify hears Africa’s call and officially enters fresh markets

Global music streaming service announces availability in several countries.
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Tuesday

Visa seeks Sub-Saharan Africa’s ‘brilliant’ Fintech firms

The global financial services company calls on Sub-Saharan Africa Fintech start-ups to enter the regional leg of its Everywhere Initiative