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Liquid rolls out high-speed connectivity for DRC, Congo Brazzaville

Company says this high-capacity link is expected to bring down the cost of broadband access for millions.
2:10
Yesterday

Absa, Tigo and JUMO unite to accelerate financial inclusion in Tanzania

Companies announce the launch of short-term credit product Tigo Nivushe.
5:20
Yesterday

TECNO lights up SA’s smartphone market with Spark 7 Series launch

Africa’s leading smartphone brand in 2020 launches flagship offering targeted at a broad market.
2:20
Yesterday

Tower companies feel the wrath of Comesa

Organisation’s Competition Commission fines three companies over failure to communicate details of acquisition.
4:20
Wednesday

Operators ramp up eSIM services but adoption remains low

Despite significant progress in the commercial availability of eSIM devices, Sub-Saharan Africa shows the lowest adoption and service rollout rate.
2:40
Wednesday

Visa Cybersource alliance adds impetus to Clickatell’s Chat 2 Pay rollout

Partnership will allow Cybersource to deploy Chat 2 Pay with a pay-by-link capability.
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SA ISP Simpli Connect says tech mobilised to help SMEs, the lifeblood of the country

Company launches podcast series beginning with an in-depth discussion around technology and challenges faced by this market segment.
1:50
Tuesday

$100m innovation fund to fuel African tech investments

The newly-established GIIG Africa Fund seeks to invest in and help support early-stage tech innovation start-ups across Africa.
3:00
Monday

Southern Africa’s PC, tablet market shrugs off component, chipset shortage

IDC research reflects growth in the market in the first half of 2021.
1:40

African Bank adds tech heavyweight as new CIO

The bank appoints Unathi Mtya as group chief information officer, who also joins the group executive committee.
3:00

83% of South African consumers choose human connection over digital

Research by BPO provider Merchants shows impact of COVID-19 on the overall customer experience.
1:50

New Fintech alliance to bolster Africa’s digital banking services

SaaS solution to be rolled out across financial institutions in East and West Africa.