Samuel Mungadze
Jun 21, 2021

Naspers’s e-commerce revenue outpaces Tencent

The company posts blowout e-commerce revenue growth of 55% for the year, outperforming the Chinese Internet giant, which posted 28% revenue growth.
Jun 3, 2021

Prosus swoops on Stack Overflow in R24bn deal

The global technology investor enters into a definitive agreement to acquire the knowledge-sharing platform for developers and technologists.
Apr 28, 2021

MTN to pour R2bn into Ghana infrastructure expansion

MTN Ghana commits to spend R2.1 billion in total capex in the year, to meet the demand of digital services and help maintain network quality.
Apr 26, 2021

Volaris gets weighty shareholder support in Adapt IT takeover bid

The Canadian software group says it is inching closer to a deal after receiving irrevocable commitment from shareholders holding 44.4% of Adapt IT shares.
Apr 13, 2021

Twitter sets up Africa headquarters in Ghana

The company establishes its first physical presence on the African continent, 15 years after the launch of the micro-blogging platform.
Mar 10, 2021

Data, fintech subscriptions lift MTN in strong full-year results

MTN Group records improved topline performance in the year ended December, driven by a surge in active data and Mobile Money subscriptions.
Mar 4, 2021

All systems go as Ethiopia opens telecoms licence bid

The bid for the long-awaited Ethiopian telecoms operator licence opens tomorrow and mobile operators have a month to submit their proposals.
Mar 4, 2021

Bolt gets R363m for Africa, Eastern Europe expansion

The International Finance Corporation investment will support entrepreneurship, empower women and increase access to affordable mobility in the regions.
Feb 2, 2021

Ukheshe chases African opportunities with KCB Bank deal

The fintech firm hopes the deal with the Kenyan bank will result in it contributing to economic growth and financial freedom on the continent.
Jan 20, 2021

Mastercard study predicts massive Fintech disruption in Africa

The Mastercard Economics Institute says the opportunity for fintech disruption is high in Africa, with digitisation enabling financial inclusion in emerging markets.
Jan 18, 2021

MTN debunks 5G link to COVID-19

The telco says 5G mobile tech has undergone extensive research, with numerous studies finding it has no negative impact on the environment or people.

Nigeria’s NCC threaten telcos with licence withdrawal over SIM cards

The Nigerian regulator says urgent drastic measures have now become inevitable to improve the integrity and transparency of the SIM registration process.