Zambia hints at fifth telco operator

A fifth telco
for Zambia?

Enough room says
industry regulator.

Sunday, Feb 23rd

2020, the year of intra-African remittances says WorldRemit

2020, the year of intra-African remittances says WorldRemit

Migrant workers within Africa send remittances in excess of US$14-billion dollars each year.

Orange backs Ethiopian software engineering trainers

Orange backs Ethiopian software engineering trainers

Orange Digital Ventures Africa leads pre-Series A round financing of EdTech firm Gebeya.

US, Iran tension to drive Bitcoin price higher

US, Iran tension to drive Bitcoin price higher

The crypto-currency jumped 5% as news of the US drone strike – which killed Qassem Soleimani – broke around the world last Friday.

Africa's tech start-ups attract US$2bn investment

Africa's tech start-ups attract US$2bn investment

Last year, 243 African tech start-ups raised a total of US$2.02-billion in equity through 250 rounds, says Partech Africa.

TerraPay, UBA Group announce remittance partnership

TerraPay, UBA Group announce remittance partnership

Deal will facilitate real-time money transfer services to customers in 20 countries.

Kenya issues ICO warning after investors lose millions

Kenya issues ICO warning after investors lose millions

NuruCoin issue triggers response from Capital Markets Authority.

Massive surge in mobile money transactions in Zimbabwe

Massive surge in mobile money transactions in Zimbabwe

Industry regulator's Q3 report reflects on surge in transactions.

Zim's cash crisis pays off for Cassava Smartech

Zim's cash crisis pays off for Cassava Smartech

Latest trade update reflects an increase in transactions processed on the company's mobile money platform.

What Facebook did for Sub-Saharan Africa in 2019

What Facebook did for Sub-Saharan Africa in 2019

The social media giant is celebrating the milestones that it accomplished in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Cameroon slaps VAT on e-commerce trade

Cameroon slaps VAT on e-commerce trade

Country introduces new legislation to secure 19.25% revenue on e-transactions and related commission.

E-commerce will strengthen Egypt's banks in 2020

E-commerce will strengthen Egypt's banks in 2020

Rating agencies believe operators in the region will fare better than counterparts on the continent.