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.
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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.
25 May

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.
24 May

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.
24 May

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.
23 May

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.