Financial & Tech

The rise of Sub-Saharan Africa as a Fintech hub 325 224 Admin

The rise of Sub-Saharan Africa as a Fintech hub

By Mike Smits Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the fastest-growing investment zones for financial technology companies according to new research says, Forbes. The GSM Association says in its Mobile Economy,…

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Kenya still struggles with cybercrime

With the region’s first growing tech market Kenya still struggles with cybercrime with limited mechanism to protect itself owing to unlimited skilled personnel to curb the menace. By Brian Yatich…

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GEOPOLL LAUNCHES SMS API FOR AFRICA, ASIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST 512 250 Admin

GEOPOLL LAUNCHES SMS API FOR AFRICA, ASIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST

GeoPoll is pleased to announce the launch of our SMS API, which will allow companies to leverage GeoPoll’s wide SMS connectivity throughout emerging markets. Over the past 7 years, GeoPoll has built…

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AWIT’s “Awaken the TechAZON Within” seeks to empower African Women 1024 722 Admin

AWIT’s “Awaken the TechAZON Within” seeks to empower African Women

African Women in Technology Conference (AWIT 2019) seeking to connect start-ups to mentors has kicked off in Nairobi, Kenya. Hosted yearly by ​IBOM LLC​, the 3-day conference is themed “Awaken…

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Kenya hosts first digital insurance summit 610 305 Admin

Kenya hosts first digital insurance summit

Kenya is hosting London based InsurTech conference coming to Africa for the first time this year. The July 2019, conference dubbed Africa 3.O is the first conference outside of London…

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Liquid Telecom introduces first fiber network to South Sudan 599 400 Admin

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…

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Tunga is nurturing Africa’s Tech Talent 1024 683 Admin

Tunga is nurturing Africa’s Tech Talent

When it comes to software development, Africa is a blind spot for many companies. The continent, however, has great potential, as we can tell from investments by Google and Facebook.…

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Huawei Introduces Y9 Prime 2019 in Kenya 840 440 Admin

Huawei Introduces Y9 Prime 2019 in Kenya

The Y series device features a panoramic viewing experience and an auto pop-up selfie camera as it retails at KES. 24,999 only. By Sharon Chepng’etich Huawei on Wednesday announced Huawei…

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BuuPass Partners With Safaricom for Bus e-Ticketing Service 610 511 Admin

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…

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Huawei, Pakistan partner Amid UK Defence Secretary Sacked Over Leaked Plans Of 5G Involvement 1024 684 Admin

Huawei, Pakistan partner Amid UK Defence Secretary Sacked Over Leaked Plans Of 5G Involvement

Huawei has signed an MoU with Pakistan to finance the first cloud centre in the country, as Prime Minister Imran Khan met with the founder and CEO of Huawei Ren…

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