Kenyan start-up uses AI to take on Coronavirus
Healthcare-focused start-up Afya Rekod says access to services, limited connectivity and remote regions remain challenges.
Ventures Platform, Lagos scout for tech solutions to fight COVID-19
Applications for the #COVID19InnovationChallenge has been extended to 23 March 2020.
ICT and Governance
WBA assumes control of OpenRoaming standard
The organisation will take full control of the development, promotion and administration of global wireless industry standard.
MTN completes sale of ATC joint ventures for R8.9-bn
Operator cleared to dispose of stake in ATC Ghana, having disposed of stake in ATC Uganda.
Drive Control Corporation enters cloud services space
Company announces launch of a holistic cloud portfolio to SA and SADC channel.
Konga, Samsung unite to halt grey products
Companies ink deal to limit penetration into Nigeria’s e-commerce space.
COVID-19’s dark shadow over West Africa’s smartphone market
IDC raises concerns of a likely increase in gray market re-exports of smartphones into Nigeria.
KaiOS has good news for developers in Africa
Company behind the KaiOS mobile operating system has partnered with Mozilla to bolster support, device improvements.
Orange Money now in Morocco
Company claims latest development solidifies its position as a major player in MEA’s mobile money space.
Orange Digital Ventures backs Nigerian start-up with US$1.5-m
Digital identity and address verification start-up Youverify is fifth company to join telco’s investment initiative.
Tapping into the wealth of telco subscriber data
Sift, sort and select data assets to prioritise is the proverbial elephant in the room say operators in Africa.
Edtech firm Snapplify snaps up Onnie Media Teacha
The acquisition further diversifies the Michael Jordaan-backed firm’s educational portfolio in the e-learning market.
MTN Zambia, Standard Chartered launch free data campaign
Over 140,000 have people have downloaded the SC Mobile App since its launch in June 2019.
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