Safaricom goes toe-to-toe with banks

Safaricom spars
with banks

Telco launches savings
plan in Kenya.

Thursday, Dec 12th

Top trends to impact digital infrastructure in 2020

Top trends to impact digital infrastructure in 2020

Gartner has highlighted the trends that infrastructure and operations leaders must start preparing for to support digital infrastructure next year.

Africa found wanting on cyber crime preparedness

Africa found wanting on cyber crime preparedness

The majority of people living on the African continent are not prepared for cyber attacks.

Nigeria in a spam jam

Nigeria in a spam jam

West African country among top 20 nations affected by spam calls and SMS suggests Truecaller report.

Financial identities for unbanked in SSA could rake in US$43-billion

Financial identities for unbanked in SSA could rake in US$43-billion

Oxford Economics study points to Nigeria, Cote d'Ivoire and Madagascar as stand-out markets for growth in financial services for the unbanked.

Nilesat-301 satellite to be built by Thales Alenia Space

Nilesat-301 satellite to be built by Thales Alenia Space

Positioned at 7° West, Nilesat-301 will work with Nilesat-201 to provide Ku-band services for MENA region.

Growth in MEA's PC devices market

Growth in MEA's PC devices market

Kenya, Nigeria singled out as market experiences growth for the first time in 19 quarters says IDC.

Huawei sues FCC over ban from rural US

Huawei sues FCC over ban from rural US

The company fights order banning carriers in rural America from tapping the Universal Service Fund to purchase Huawei equipment.

AfricaChain3.0 -v1

New kid on the African block(chain)

Sekunjalo Investment Holdings partners with China's Ultrain Technology Limited to form African Chain 3.0.

African businesses trust their IT strategies to the cloud

African businesses trust their IT strategies to the cloud

Vodacom's Kabelo Makwane delves into the dynamics of the continent's evolving cloud and security market segment.

Rising crypto adoption will temper regulation

Rising crypto adoption will temper regulation

Experts advise that regulatory bodies and governments should leave cryptocurrency alone and rather warn citizens to 'trade at their own peril'.

Danish FinTech firm GrowthBond tries its hand at Africa

Danish FinTech firm GrowthBond tries its hand at Africa

Company launches to help small business fund Facebook adverts.