Target connectivity first, then 4IR ambition - Vodacom

Africa's 4IR
priorities

Vodacom exec stresses
need for connectivity.


ITWeb Africa

Wednesday, Nov 20th

Westcon-Comstor unlocks Azure Virtual Vault in Kenya

Westcon-Comstor unlocks Azure Virtual Vault in Kenya

Reseller partners in the East African country encouraged to push the Azure offering.

Bolt launches €10-m Enviromental Impact Fund

Bolt launches €10-m Environmental Impact Fund

Kenya-based M-Kopa will be the first beneficiary of the fund.

R34.6bn deal seals Vodacom's stake in Safaricom

R34.6bn deal seals Vodacom's stake in Safaricom

Mobile operator secures 34.94% share and aims to extend its reach within East Africa's financial services space.

Africa shies away from reporting Facebook violations

Africa shies away from reporting Facebook violations

The social network laments that a fewer number of people in Africa report community standards violations.

M-Akiba begins trade on Nairobi Securities Exchange

M-Akiba begins trade on Nairobi Securities Exchange

Bond made Kshs 150m for the government in its first three weeks after subscriptions opened.

Safaricom confirms new CEO appointment

Safaricom confirms new CEO appointment

Diageo Continental Europe's Peter Ndegwa to serve in leadership position from April 2020.

EMEA brings in US$22bn for Huawei

EMEA brings in US$22bn for Huawei

32% rise in global profits across in 2016 has inspired the company to entrench its presence in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

Huduam Kenya aims to digitise 5000 govt services

Huduma Kenya aims to digitise 5000 govt services

Up to 40 government service providers have been brought onto the system.

Kenyan startup raises record US$1.1 million in funding

Kenyan startup raises record US$1.1 million in funding

Data collection startup Bamba leverages the rapid uptake of smartphone on the continent and plans to expand into other countries.

Safaricom happy with Kenya's response to Neon smartphone

Safaricom happy with Kenya's response to Neon smartphone

Telco says over 600,000 units have been sold since April 2019.

Expansion, mobile money drives up profit for KCB.

Expansion, mobile money drives up profit for KCB

Bank looks to new markets, including Ethiopia, to attract more business.