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MEA projected to add 7.58m 5G subscribers this year

Research by GlobalData shows increased investment by telcos in network infrastructure and coverage.
Sep 15, 2021

Singapore-based Nium looks to secure a slice of Africa’s payment services pie

Fintech company has extended remittance services into four major markets in Africa.
Sep 7, 2021

M-Pesa notches up 50m customers

The number of transactions grew to 4.5 billion in the quarter - with a total transaction value of €63 billion.

App development at the coalface of tech innovation in Africa

Organisers of the Huawei Apps UP competition highlight the strides being made in key regions like Kenya.

Africa’s threat landscape has changed … and it’s getting more serious

Criminals are taking advantage of widespread remote working and people’s vulnerability during COVID-19, according to Liquid Intelligence Technologies research.

Email, data breaches top the list of cyber threats to African businesses

According to Liquid Intelligent Technologies market research focused on Kenya, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
Aug 23, 2021

Oracle, UN partner in refugee tech skills initiative

UN Refugee Agency finalises workforce development program in collaboration with Oracle University.
Aug 17, 2021

Kenya looks to scale broadband connectivity across all schools by 2030

Nokia, Safaricom and UNICEF partner on latest initiative in support of govt ambition.
Aug 11, 2021

84% of Kenyans say they’re better off with digital

One third of respondents to a survey say digital services and devices have boosted their incomes.
Aug 11, 2021

Absa taps into SAP to transform its Africa Finance business

Kenya first site for S/4 HANA implementation, launched on Amazon Web Service Hyperscaler - an African first for the businesses.
Aug 5, 2021

Escalating financial malware a cause for serious concern in Kenya

According to Kaspersky, 29% of corporate users in Kenya experienced financial malware attacks in the first half of 2021.

Start-up Field Intelligence expands, targets 12,000 pharmacies by 2025

The African healthtech start-up crosses the 1.4 million threshold of serviced patients as it extends its reach across Kenya and Nigeria.