Industry touts blockchain tech as catalyst to lift intra-African trade
Insiders predict intra-African trade could rise 20% to 30% within the next five years with the use of digitisation and blockchain.Samuel Mungadze
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.