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

MTN GlobalConnect rekindles BICS alliance

The partnership will reinforces both organisations’ cloud communications, roaming, and IoT ambitions.

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%.

Nigeria commits $618m for digital skills, job creation

I-DICE will support 451 tech start-ups, 226 creative enterprises and 75 enterprise support organisations, and the benefits to Nigeria’s economy are pegged at $6.4 billion.

Rwanda grants fintech Flutterwave two additional licences

Flutterwave can now offer deposit and withdrawal services, electronic funds transfer, as well as inbound and outbound remittance services to the 13.46 million people in Rwanda.

Ghana’s unpopular MoMo tax hits Botswana’s Letshego hard

Letshego Group’s mobile loan book decreased by 26% year-on-year , as result of an unpopular tax imposed on mobile money transfers in Ghana.

Hybrid workplaces need cloud-based print, scan solution

The Kyocera Cloud Print and Scan solution supports professional mobility and the anywhere-office.

MTN Group reports 2022 runaway success, bumps dividends

The mobile operator reported an expansion in return on equity to 23.4% and a 10% increase in the dividend to 330 cents per share in full year results 2022.
13 Mar

Zambia Mobile Money balloon as fintech adoption increase

Extensive adoption of digital financial services in Zambia presents important opportunities in the country, says the regulator.

Kenyans put a hold on buying smartphones as inflation bites

Consumer spending on smartphones declined as prices for basic commodities increased, constraining budgets for technology products.

Telkom partners Clickatell to tap into SA’s burgeoning Fintech space

According to the companies, Telkom customers can easily and safely pay bills, recharge and purchase new service bundles in WhatsApp.

This is how Orange is bringing innovation, skills to DRC

Orange has produced 1 700 learners, equipped with digital skills in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
3 Mar

Fintech cheers up MTN Rwanda as economy goes cashless

MTN’s fintech performance was driven by customer value management and the development of a cashless economy.