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

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

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.
19 Mar

Drive Control Corporation enters cloud services space

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

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.
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.
11 Mar

Orange Money now in Morocco

Company claims latest development solidifies its position as a major player in MEA’s mobile money space.
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.

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.