Swedish software firm Medius to acquire Tunisian-born Expensya
The acquisition of Expensya will complement Medius in areas such as autonomous accounts payable, procurement, sourcing, and contracts.ITWeb reporter
AfDB boss Dr Adesina defends Africa’s agritech
The AfDB president told a conference in Durban this week Africa has the necessary partnerships and technologies to eradicate hunger.
Google opens legal mentorship applications
Eligible applicants will be provided with early exposure to in-house legal careers at Google.
Nigerian TikTok star nabbed for Internet fraud
The social media influencer was arrested alongside his manager and 29 other suspects, with recovered items including mobile phones, laptops and two vehicles.
Agritech pitching competition opens
During Pitch AgriHack 2023, $45,000 in prizes will be awarded to winning start-ups in three open competition categories.
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.
Ghana opens cyber security operations centre for banks
The project was undertaken by Virtual InfoSec Africa, a Ghanaian information security company, in collaboration with the Central Bank.
Fintech Ukheshe launches digital payments innovation lab
The lab will lead product development, and several other projects, such as looking at ways to give the company’s legacy tech more longevity.
South African regulator opens up 6 GHz Wi-Fi spectrum
The lower 6GHz frequency band offers several benefits and a much-needed boost for Wi-Fi services.
MTN Group targets 40 million SMEs across Africa
The group's suite of services, including MoMo (Mobile Money), Ayoba, and Chenosis, will be showcased a two day SME event MTN is hosting this week.
Google expands flood alerts to eight African countries
The new countries added are Burundi, Eswatini, Guinea Bissau, Lesotho, Madagascar, Rwanda, Senegal, and Zimbabwe.
ADC pens interconnect deal with London Internet Exchange
The partnership’s goal is to add value to local network communities, LINX membership and data centre facilities across Africa.