COVID-19
2:30

Nigeria’s OPay shuts down e-commerce services to focus on Fintech

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown in the West African country.
2:10

New Telepresence Robot to Reduce CO2 Emissions by Thousands of Tons

Blue Ocean Robotics' subsidiary GoBe Robots announces a new generation of its climate-friendly telepresence robots with significant demand driven by COVID-19 pandemic.
3:10

Covid-19 killed traditional disaster recovery

Pandemic has highlighted a number of other technology areas where conventional wisdom no longer applies - especially Disaster Recovery.
4:10
30 Jun

Naspers readies to weather COVID-19 storm with $22.1bn revenue

The company believes it is well-positioned to navigate the coronavirus uncertainty ahead after its revenue grew 23% for the year ended 31 March.
2:50

Record ecommerce performance offers some hope for local economy

The adoption of ecommerce should be seen as a very positive sign after the depressing financial metrics of late says Peter Harvey, MD of DPO South Africa.
1:50

Africa’s e-health sector booming

Start-up numbers and investment reach record high according to research.
3:40

Digitalising customer engagement vital for retail insurance growth

The road ahead for life insurers might be difficult to predict, research suggests that there may be a number of long-term positive benefits for the sector.
1:50

COVID-19 hits Malawi’s remittance market hard

Reserve Bank of Malawi cites economic crisis brought about by COVID-19.
2:10
24 Jun

COVID-19 comms platform launched to support Africa

MTN, UN ECA, Africa Centre for Disease Control collaborate to establish ACCIP, Set to reach more than 600 million users across the continent.
4:40
19 Jun

Africa’s ‘Amazon’ for COVID-19 medical supplies launches

The Africa Medical Supplies Platform unlocks access to critical COVID-19 medical equipment for all member states of the African Union.
2:40

Remittance market expected to bounce back from COVID-19

Adoption of digital financial services expected increase and ecosystem will grow despite barriers, including cost.