Sunday, March 26, 2017

IFC Promotes Use of Mobile Money Interoperability Services in Tanzania

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is launching a consumer education campaign to raise awareness about interoperable mobile money services that help to promote financial inclusion in Tanzania. In September 2014, Tanzania’s four...

Facebook’s CPO speaks in Nigeria, meets Local Entrepreneurs and Innovators

Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook, is in Nigeria today, to speak at Social Media Week in Lagos about the future of media, and to meet with Nigerian entrepreneurs and content creators. According to...

Nigerian Internet Exchange (IXPN) Partners MainOne to Better Performance

MainData Nigeria (MDXi) and the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN) have announced a partnership aimed at expanding the peering of Internet Transit traffic within Nigeria. The partnership seeks to take advantage of the numerous...

South Africa Records Gains of R78 Billion ICT Sector Investment

South Africa's Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele says that R78 billion invested in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry in the last three years, has yielded tremendous gains. This was based on...

MTN Launches African Movie Streaming App ‘AMGO’

Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN), in partnership with African Movies on the GO (AMGO), has launched the AMGO App to give movie lovers the opportunity to watch their favourite movies on the go. AMGO is a...

Mediatech Africa 2017 Commences Sale of Stands

Mediatech Africa will again showcase the latest products and trends shaping the creative pulse of these technology-based industries, a biennial show, the organisers have announced that the 2017 event will run from 19 –...

Silvertree acquires Nigeria’s TopCheck for Undisclosed Sum

Silvertree Internet Holdings one of Africa’s leading Internet platform, has acquired Nigerian price comparison site TopCheck for an undisclosed amount. TopCheck is one of Nigeria’s leading price comparison site for financial services offering free online...

Vodafone promotes digital inclusion with SuperNet

Vodafone Ghana has unveiled  its new product “SuperNet” aimed at providing platforms that would ensure access to data and provide opportunities to make Vodafone customers work smarter and efficient using modern digitalised tools and...

Facebook Rallies Partners to Unite For a Safer, Better Internet

Today is Safer Internet Day (SID) ‎ and Facebook has launched a series of initiatives to help make the Internet a safer and better place for people across Africa, especially children and the youth. Facebook is partnering with...
Microsoft

Microsoft Ghana Announces free Azure Package for Select NGOs

Microsoft Ghana has announced its support of eligible non-profit and non-governmental organisations in Ghana having access to Microsoft Azure as part of its ‘Modern Non-Profit Campaign” Microsoft Azure is the Company’s enterprise-grade cloud computing platform. Eligible...