Africa now prime focus for cyber threats
The continent features prominently in global top 100 for online threats, with Kenya ranked 35th, Nigeria 50th and South Africa 82nd.Samuel Mungadze
Centi, Centbee to drive remittance flows from Switzerland to Africa
The two companies are deploying blockchain technology to make cross-border money transfers more streamlined, cost-effective and inclusive.
MultiChoice, Rapyd, General Catalyst target African payments
The joint venture, Moment, will consolidate the $3.5 billion payments that the MultiChoice Group processes annually to expand options for subscribers.
Jumia on track for year-end profitability
The pan-African e-tailer reported its performance for the first quarter, and revealed its efforts to plug revenue leakages are showing positive signs.
SA’s Tyme Group secures $77.8m funding raise
The funds being raised are intended to further operations in South Africa and the Philippines.
US gov’t pushes data centres throughout Africa
The US says it is laying the groundwork for a digital revolution on the continent, by increasing access to cloud-based technologies.
SAFPS partners with TGPDC to tackle fraud
The partners will collaborate using multiple technology solutions in tackling money laundering, fraud and impersonation crimes.
South African telcos demand tax relief as power cuts bite
Mobile operators have suggested several steps the government can take to mitigate the effects of power cuts on the sector and economy.
MTN GlobalConnect rebrands to Bayobab
MTN says the rebrand is the first step in the business transformation journey to structurally separate its fibre business, targeted for completion by 2024.
Vodafone Egypt bumps up Vodacom Group contribution
Vodafone Egypt ended the financial year with 45.5 million customers, while average revenue per user grew by 19.3%.
MTN GlobalConnect rolls out over 2000km of new fibre
The company is scaling MTN Group’s fibre ambitions to meet growing demand for international connectivity.
Kenya unveils first free Telecom Infra Project
This is the first time OpenWiFi network has been commercially deployed in the country using an ad-based monetisation platform.
MTN Group ramps up tax tech roll-out to increase transparency
MTN Group recently released its 2022 tax transparency report, saying it has begun an exercise of configuring a tax risk register system for the whole company.