Quantum computing can solve some SKA problems, says IBM

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MTN, Solution Space seek 10 digital entrepreneurs

MTN, Solution Space seek 10 digital entrepreneurs

Digital ventures are invited to participate in the Winter School Venture Incubation Programme which begins in September.

WorldRemit partners Nigeria's First Bank to expand remittance services

WorldRemit partners Nigeria's First Bank to expand remittance services

West African country is digital money transfer service provider's second biggest market globally.

Silicon Valley VC model not suited to Africa

Silicon Valley VC model not suited to Africa

CEO of African payments platform says African start-ups should rather seek out investment from corporates.

E-commerce start-up Dusupay believes bitcoin will help it scale

E-commerce start-up Dusupay believes bitcoin will help it scale

Venture is working on a peer-to-peer bitcoin payment model.

Safaricom pilots social on M-Pesa

Safaricom pilots social on M-Pesa

An internal trial of new mobile money linked chat service is currently underway ahead of a launch planned for later this year.

S$47.5 million investment just the lift Cellulant needed

US$47.5 million investment just the lift Cellulant needed

Africa-focused FinTech firm to use series C investment to scale its service and expand.

Orange Digital Ventures invests in Africa's Talking

Orange Digital Ventures invests in Africa's Talking

Investment initiative to help mobile communication and payment API distributor raise US$8.6 million.

Kenyan mobile money interoperability should just be first step

Kenyan mobile money interoperability should just be first step

Business leaders, regulator engage in debate on country's strategy towards financial inclusion.

New CEO to drive Atlas Mara digital banking across Africa

New CEO to drive Atlas Mara digital banking across Africa

Study shows that bank-telco and bank-FinTech partnership models are expected to grow as more financial institutions invest in digital transformation.

Naspers sells Flipkart stake to Walmart for US$2.2bn

Naspers sells Flipkart stake to Walmart for US$2.2bn

The South African Internet and entertainment firm sells its entire 11.18% stake in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart to Walmart for US$2.2 billion.

Konga Yudala merge opens up Nigeria's e-commerce space

Konga Yudala merge opens up Nigeria's e-commerce space

Companies look to dominate local retail with on-and offline service channels.