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Venture capital EMURGO launches Web3 innovation hub

EMURGO Africa focuses on the regional implementation of Cardano blockchain and other Web3 technologies.
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Axian joins connected women commitment initiative

According to Axian Telecom, by joining this project, it demonstrates the company's dedication to improving women's digital and financial inclusion.

Linux Foundation launches Tazama to curb fraud

The open-source programme will monitor bank activity and detect fraud and money laundering in real-time.

Microsoft, Orange unveil Africa SME digital transformation plan

Through this partnership, the pair aim to support 15,000 businesses throughout 2024, with an ambition to eventually reach one million SMEs.

MTN, Huawei partner to establish innovation lab

The R&D centre will focus on 5G, artificial intelligence, data analytics, cloud computing, and digital financial services.

Flutterwave appoints first non-exec board member

Adenowo is a leader in architecture with a successful career spanning over 35 years, said the company.

Vodacom SA announces 4.6% increase on postpaid, fibre tariffs

The telco has said the below-headline-inflation-rate adjustment, will become effective from April.

Chinese miner arrested in Zimbabwe for using Starlink

Authorities are launching state-wide operations to apprehend anyone who uses Starlink services illegally.
20 Feb

Egyptian telecoms exec joins Vodafone Group board

Following e&’s strategic pact with Vodafone Group, e& Group CEO, Hatem Dowidar, will join the Vodafone board as a non-executive director.

Bayobab lands 2Africa subsea cable in Ghana, Nigeria

Bayobab said the landing today means Ghanaian and Nigerian service providers will be able to obtain capacity in carrier-neutral data centres.
Jan 19, 2024

Ukheshe expands African footprint with EFTCorp takeover

Ukheshe, based in South Africa, announced the acquisition, noting that the deal will provide the firm with access to new technologies and opportunities in a diverse market, improving exposure to different clients.

WHO Africa uses data analytics to combat disease epidemics

The alliance aims to create synergies to help governments harness data-driven solutions to combat diseases.
Jan 5, 2024

Namibia SIM registration exercise drags on

According to the government, 62.5 percent of active SIM card users had registered by the end of 2023. Out of a total population of 2.38 million, this amounts to 1.49 million registered people.