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India's Zoomcar to expand to Africa after funding round

India's Zoomcar to expand to Africa after funding round

Firm to focus on customer experience and IoT-based product innovation as it seeks further markets on the continent.

US$7m booster for Africa's healthcare solutions

US$7m booster for Africa's healthcare solutions

Africa has a wealth of talented innovators who can provide solutions when empowered and adequately funded.

Azuri using AI for solar home systems in Africa.

Azuri using AI for solar home systems in Africa

UK firm Azuri Technologies claims to be the first company to have implemented Artificial Intelligence (AI) in small solar home systems in sub-Saharan Africa.

Ericsson, M-Pesa partner to simplify safe water payments in Kenya, Tanzania

Ericsson, M-Pesa partner to simplify safe water payments in Kenya, Tanzania

Ericsson unites with Scandinavian company Grundfos to offer an integrated solution that improves access and payments for drinking water.

Standard Bank expands digital offering in Africa.

Standard Bank expands digital offering in Africa

Four additional African markets will now have access to the bank's app.

Public-private intervention critical to quality education rollout says Samsung.

Public-private intervention critical to quality education rollout says Samsung

Company showcases Smart School solution at Innovation Africa 2016 this week.

Substantial growth in Africa's wearables market.

Substantial growth in Africa's wearables market

Continent records 89,9% year-on-year growth in Q1 2016, according to the IDC.

Digitisation could add US$1 trillion value to power supply.

Digitisation could add US$1 trillion value to power supply

Speakers at 2016 General Electric Digital Day suggest Africa could save 'hundreds of thousands' through the deployment of digital solutions.

Access to power supply tops African business agendas.

Access to power supply tops African business agendas

The lack of a fully functional electricity grid dominates boardroom strategy discussion, claims Africa focused communication consultant.

Iroko launches African Multi Platform Network.

Iroko launches African Multi Platform Network

Pan-African and diaspora influencer network IrokoX established for digital content creation, distribution & monetisation.

ICT fast-tracking efficiency on Africa's railways.

ICT fast-tracking efficiency on Africa's railways

Tech firm Huawei champions investment in ICT at Africa Rail 2016.