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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.
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4:10

Ventures Platform, Lagos scout for tech solutions to fight COVID-19

Applications for the #COVID19InnovationChallenge has been extended to 23 March 2020.
3:20

WBA assumes control of OpenRoaming standard

The organisation will take full control of the development, promotion and administration of global wireless industry standard.
1:30

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.
2:00
19 Mar

Drive Control Corporation enters cloud services space

Company announces launch of a holistic cloud portfolio to SA and SADC channel.
3:30
18 Mar

Konga, Samsung unite to halt grey products

Companies ink deal to limit penetration into Nigeria’s e-commerce space.
4:10

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.
2:20
12 Mar

KaiOS has good news for developers in Africa

Company behind the KaiOS mobile operating system has partnered with Mozilla to bolster support, device improvements.
1:40
11 Mar

Orange Money now in Morocco

Company claims latest development solidifies its position as a major player in MEA’s mobile money space.
2:00
10 Mar

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.
3:30

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.
1:50

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.
2:10

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.