WIOCC hires leader in DRC for Open Access Data Centres

Mohammed Bouhelal to was formerly the CEO of fibre company Benya DRC and CEO of Liquid Telecom Sudan.
ITWeb reporter

4Sight expands Microsoft’s SME solution across Africa

Microsoft’s SME solution will now be available in Namibia, Madagascar, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Ghana, and Senegal.

Egypt seeks closer relations with ITU

Egyptian is seeking the UN tech agency’s support to its digital strategy, which seeks to develop communications infrastructure.

Google opens legal mentorship applications

Eligible applicants will be provided with early exposure to in-house legal careers at Google.

InTouch, Global Technology Partners team up to drive financial inclusion

The collaboration bridges the gap between digital payment platforms and card-based transactions, giving InTouch customers access to cross-border transactions.

Liquid Dataport connects Kenya, DR Congo

The company says this is the shortest route connecting East to West Africa, reducing data transmission latency by 20 milliseconds.

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.

MFS Africa crowned ‘Fintech of the Year’

The company received the top accolade at the African Banker Awards, after being recognised for outstanding contributions to Africa’s fintech industry.
25 May

Liquid Dataport signs West Africa connectivity agreement

Under the terms of the agreement, Liquid Dataport will offer Viasat’s connectivity services, working through local partners.
25 May

Key appointments at aYo boost African growth plans

Two appointments at the insurtech firm, backed by MTN and Sanlam, are key to its continental expansion plans.
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.

SA’s Tyme Group secures $77.8m funding raise

The funds being raised are intended to further operations in South Africa and the Philippines.