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Gabon, Work Bank sign public-sector digital finance agreement

The project intends to improve the legal, regulatory, and technological foundation for data protection, cyber security, and data exchange in the public sector.
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Dec 14, 2023

Ghana gov’t gives green light on mega solar power project

Project touted as Africa’s largest rooftop solar installation.
Dec 5, 2023

UAE’s Masdar promises to power 90 000 Angolan homes

It is expected that the project will generate 600 employment opportunities and provide renewable energy in a region with substantial electricity supply difficulties.
Dec 4, 2023

Kenya’s Sky.Garden rebrands after $1.6m LipaLater investment

Sky.Garden, according to Lipa, is about more than just e-commerce; it's about altering the way businesses run and customers shop.
Nov 29, 2023

Ethiopian fintechs, bank partner to offer digital lending service

This new collaboration with Ezra illustrates both firms' shared commitment to offering inclusive services that benefit financially underserved areas, says the companies.
Oct 10, 2023

Cameroon’s Koree scoops Ecobank fintech grand prize

The fintech beat off competition from over 1,400 other entrants to claim the cash reward of $50,000.
Sep 29, 2023

Paratus Zambia to host Lusaka Internet Exchange

The two parties say the move will improve internet service quality in Zambia, thus boosting digital innovation and economic growth potential.
Sep 28, 2023

Capitec’s digital transactions balloon in six months

According to the bank, digital transaction volumes climbed by 21% in six months to 957 million, with the banking app accounting for 83% of these transactions.
Sep 27, 2023

AUTO24 launches pre-owned car marketplace in four new markets

The platform is expanding its footprint and offering features currently not available in those markets.
Sep 26, 2023

Flutterwave launches engineering programme in India

The company is working together with Capgemini's tech talent in Bangalore to explore industry best practises and groom the next-generation workforce.
Sep 20, 2023

Uganda insurtech Turaco arrives in Ghana, takes aim at SMMES

Turaco's operational markets have now increased to four--Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, and Ghana--and active policies have surged by 25%.

Seedstars, IOE seek start-ups with migration tech solutions

To be eligible, start-ups must have a tested minimum viable product with early traction, and offer solutions to businesses or governments.
Sep 19, 2023

SA’s Axiz broadens reach into Madagascar

According to Axiz, this is a strategic step in response to the country's expanding demand for digital solutions.