DFS Lab launches fund to back fintech teams across Africa
The fund will initially investment up to $100 000 in African fintechs with subsequent investments possible as teams grow.Staff Writer
Senegal teams up with Smart Africa to draw digital roadmap
The entities held a consultative workshop last week to share the context and objectives of Senegal’s Digital Strategy 2025.
Last-mile logistics start-up Fez Delivery secures $1m seed funding
Thanks to latest funding round, Fez Delivery is repositioning as a full-fledged tech company focused on last-mile deliveries.
MTN, Microsoft hasten public cloud projects in South Africa, Nigeria
MTN, Microsoft and Accenture to migrate the telco’s business support system and operations support system applications to Azure cloud.
Paratus readies to go live on Equaino with Infinera tech solution
Infinera's system has a wavelength of 800 Gbps capacity, enabling the Paratus Group's fibre optic network to perform better in both upload and download speeds.
How ChatGPT can help Africa’s financial services industry
Financial Services Institutions are adopting generative AI capability to better empower employees, such as relationship managers or advisors, to create better experiences with customers.
Amazon opens applications for inaugural fintech Africa accelerator
AWS fintech Africa accelerator is aimed at supporting pre-seed and seed stage fintech startups developing their projects in Africa.
AWIEF opens registration for 2023 innovation forum in Rwanda
The conference has become one of Africa’s leading entrepreneurship, innovation and technology platforms, bringing together more than 1,300 entrepreneurs and startups.
Liquid acquires Egyptian cyber security firm Cysiv MEA
Cysiv MEA, formerly SecureMisr, provides enterprise cloud and cyber security services to some of Egypt's top companies, particularly in the financial services sector.
Liberia gets $3.9m ADF grant to modernise payments infrastructure
The project is aimed at upgrading automated cheque processing and automated clearing house systems, as well as real-time gross settlement system.
Know Your Customers, better
Banks can now adopt personalisation technology that harnesses the power of AI to manage customers, says Dennis Lupambo, managing executive, Mint Africa.
MTN GlobalConnect rekindles BICS alliance
The partnership will reinforces both organisations’ cloud communications, roaming, and IoT ambitions.
Paratus Group’s DR Congo fibre highway goes live
The project will enable other operators to offer high-speed fibre connectivity to businesses and consumers in the Democratic Republic of Congo.