Corporate

Africa Proptech Forum to disrupt Africa’s Real Estate Sector

Africa Proptech Forum is set to be hosted in collaboration with Proptech Africa and the continent’s leading real estate gathering, the 10th annual Africa Property Investment (API) Summit. The event will take place at WeWork’s first African office location, The Link, Johannesburg on the 1st of October 2019 attracting significant attention from private and institutional […]
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Facebook, Africa Check Partner to Combat Fake News in Swahili & Other African Languages

Facebook has partnered with Africa Check to add new local language support for several African languages as part of its Third-Party Fact-Checking programme – which helps to assess the accuracy of news on Facebook and aims to reduce the spread of misinformation. Launched in 2018 across five countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal […]
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Huawei Rivals Android With New HarmonyOS

Huawei just announced a new operating system called Harmony OS  at its developer conference in China. The company said the HarmonyOS is a microkernel-based distributed OS for all platforms including mobile phones, wearables, laptops, and televisions. This comes after the tech firm was being blacklisted in May by US President Donald Trump, Huawei has been rumoured to be […]
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Raspberry Pi 4 available for Pre-order

Latest offerings from the Raspberry Pi Foundation recently received Independent Communications Authority of South Africa’s (ICASA) stamp of approval The Raspberry Pi 4 has been launched globally but South African fanatics will have to pre-order and wait a little longer to get their hands on these revolutionary microcomputers. RS Components South Africa (www.RSOnline.Africa) is excited […]
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MultiChoice Nigeria launches MyGOtv app

Multichoice Nigeria has launched a new mobile app, MyGOtv, for its digital platform, GOtv. According to John Ugbe, the CEO of MultiChoice Nigeria, the platform will put the power of self-service back into the hands of the customers and allow them to manage viewing preferences, clear error codes, check account balances, make payments, change packages […]
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Liquid Telecom introduces first fiber network to South Sudan

Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom will implement and operate South Sudan’s first fiber broadband network, connecting the country to the “One Africa” broadband network, which is approaching 70,000km across 13 African countries and to the rest of the world. This breakthrough foreign direct investment by Liquid Telecom has been recognized by President Salva Kiir. Ministers […]
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BuuPass

BuuPass Partners With Safaricom for Bus e-Ticketing Service

Kenyan TransporTech startup, BuuPass has partnered with Safaricom to launch a service that will allow travellers in the country to book and purchase bus tickets online. The service which is available online (buupass.com) and through USSD (*877# ) will allow customers to book from a choice of five bus operators including Easy Coach, Modern Coast, Greenline, Palmers […]
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