Cape Town correspondent

MTN Group targets 40 million SMEs across Africa

The group's suite of services, including MoMo (Mobile Money), Ayoba, and Chenosis, will be showcased a two day SME event MTN is hosting this week.
Cape Town correspondent

ADC pens interconnect deal with London Internet Exchange

The partnership’s goal is to add value to local network communities, LINX membership and data centre facilities across Africa.

Microsoft to connect additional 40m in Africa, Latin America

Microsoft’s Airband initiative seeks to extend Internet access to 100 million Africans living in unserved and underserved areas.

MTN’s Bayobab pens a $320m fibre optic cable deal with Africa50

The Project East2West partnership will help bridge Africa’s connectivity gap by improving broadband access for landlocked African countries.
15 May

Fintech M-KOPA raises $250m to scale across Africa

With the new funding, the business aims to grow its smartphone services, expand its model to new markets and extend its financed product set.
11 May

MTN Group clocks $65.7bn in aggressive fintech push

MTN recorded a 38.8% increase in transaction volumes to 4.1 billion transactions, with transaction value up by 64.6% to $65.7 billion in Q1.

MTN’s Ayoba App surpasses 25 million monthly active users’ mark

Among key territories for the Ayoba App are Nigeria, Cameroon, South Africa, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Uganda and The Republic of Congo.

South Africa's Payment24 debut operations in North America, Europe

Payment24 has expanded its business operations across multiple industries and geographic locations, achieving growth in five continents and nearly 17 countries.

Microsoft unveils Xbox Game Studios Game Camp Africa

The programme aims to empower creators to realise their potential in the gaming industry.

Internet Society Foundation opens grants for Senegal

Grants of up to US$250 000 will be awarded to organisations for projects lasting up to two years.