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UN urges Cameroon to restore internet services

The UN Special Rapporteur will continue to monitor developments in Cameroon closely, and is at the disposal of the authorities to provide assistance or advice as required…

14 Feb 2017

Silvertree acquires Nigeria's TopCheck
Silvertree acquires Nigeria's TopCheck

TopCheck, Nigeria's leading price comparison site for financial services, offering free online comparison for insurance products, loans, and broadband internet plans, has been bought by Silvertree…

13 Feb 2017

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Nigerian freelancing platform Asuqu raises seed funding

Nigerian freelancing marketplace Asuqu has raised a five-figure dollar funding round, with the startup rolling out two new related platforms on the back of the investment...

26 Jan 2017

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Satellite TV increases market share in West Africa

Satellite TV winning increasing market share in Ghana and looks set to do the same in Nigeria…

26 Jan 2017

Ade Ayeyemi, CEO Ecobank Group (left); Amr Kamel , General Manager, Microsoft (right); Richard Uku, Directeur de la Communication, Groupe Ecobank (centre).
Microsoft, Ecobank agree to drive digital transformation in Africa

Plan to modernise and raise the standards of the continent's major cities through state of the art digital solutions…

24 Jan 2017

African entrepreneurs sought for funding programme
African entrepreneurs sought for funding programme

The Meltwater entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is recruiting entrepreneurs from across Africa for its Ghana programme…

By Tom Jackson 24 Jan 2017

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Digitising East Africa's agricultural sector

Mastercard launches mobile marketplace to digitise East Africa's agricultural sector…

19 Jan 2017

Tomisin Ogunnubi, a 12-year-old from Lagos created a location app to help kids find their way home(Source: Answers Africa)
Nigerian 12-year-old creates location app to help lost children

A young Nigerian girl has developed an app to help children who are lost to find their way back home…

19 Jan 2017

Data Science Nigeria runs e-learning bootcamp
Data Science Nigeria runs e-learning bootcamp

Data Science Nigeria will host a learning bootcamp for young data scientists in an aim to address the capacity gaps in data science for beginners, intermediate and experts…

10 Jan 2017

Multichannel payment solutions for Nigeria
Multichannel payment solutions for Nigeria

Ingenico Group partners with Interswitch to deliver best-in-class multichannel payment solutions to the Nigerian market…

9 Jan 2017

Code Week aims to train 5m African youth by 2025
Code Week aims to train 5m African youth by 2025

Africa Code Week exceeds targets by training 427,000 students in one week...

30 Nov 2016

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Broadband project boosts local economy in Guinea

InterCEL + and Cambridge Broadband Networks (CBNL) build breakthrough Wireless Network to boost Broadband in Guinea...

25 Nov 2016

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Future telecoms investment in Nigeria

Held in Bangkok, Thailand, the conference theme for 2016 is "Collaboration in the Digital Economy" and featured sessions on collaborative regulation, smart sustainable cities, fostering SME innovation, gender inclusive development and digital financial services for financial inclusion...

24 Nov 2016

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Building digital bridges to connect the world

Angola Cables and Etix Everywhere combine their expertise to offer a 'Low Latency Route' between the Americas and Africa...

22 Nov 2016

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Low cost digital payment solution for 33 African markets

Visa partners with Ecobank to bring low cost digital payments to millions of merchants across Africa...

7 Nov 2016

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Tanzania has Africa's lowest mobile data cost

Tanzania has the lowest mobile data cost in Africa as it reaps the benefits of the rollout of 4G LTE network by state-owned TTCL and intense competition from numerous operators...

By Henry Lyimo 2 Nov 2016

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The Internet of Things will change the world

The Internet of Things - an ecosystem of smart, connected devices and sensors that talk to each other and take independent, automated action - is here already and will become a part of our everyday lives...

28 Oct 2016

The transformational power of cloud in Africa
The transformational power of cloud in Africa

In March 2016, IBM opened its first Cloud Data Centre in South Africa, providing cloud services to enterprise clients...

By Brett Parker 25 Oct 2016

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CoLab is northern Nigeria's first tech hub

CoLab has opened in Kaduna, the state capital of Kaduna State in north-western Nigeria, offering working space, mentorship and training to local startups...

By Tom Jackson 25 Oct 2016

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Nigeria: digital switchover in progress

The switchover from analogue to digital is progressing in Nigeria...

13 Oct 2016

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Ghana expands satellite communications

SpeedCast expands Pan-African coverage with the announcement of joint venture in Ghana...

12 Oct 2016

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The importance of mobile threat defence

A rise in mobile malware demonstrates how vulnerable business is as the lines blur between personal and professional use...

By Rick Rogers 11 Oct 2016

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Free digital marketing masterclass at Lagos Startup Week

Lagos Startup Week to offer free digital marketing masterclass...

28 Sep 2016

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Digital payments could boost modernisation in Africa

UN study findings illustrate how the private and public sector could work together to modernise economies, improve transparency and support financial inclusion and growth...

21 Sep 2016

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Senegalese startup making digital skills training available to all

Senegalese startup Teachers du Net aims to create a new workforce of highly skilled tech professionals across Africa, through its YouTube-based video learning platform...

By Gabriella Mulligan 15 Sep 2016

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Africa tech, media Leaders assess growth strategies

Tech and media leaders meet in Lagos, Nigeria, to assess investment and growth strategies to discuss technology and investment in Africa...

15 Sep 2016

Togo governement signs up farmers
Digital financial inclusion of small-scale farmers in Togo

The Togo government is targeting 3 million Tongolese farmers to bring them into the financial system via mobile payments and subsidies...

15 Sep 2016

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Ericsson, Galaxy Backbone partner to transform public services in Nigeria

Ericsson and Galaxy Backbone, the government ICT shared services provider in Nigeria, have formed a partnership to design and deploy ICT based solutions to Nigeria...

13 Sep 2016

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Cameroon tackles identity fraud

In a first for Africa, polycarbonate eID cards are being deployed in Cameroon to tackle identity fraud...

13 Sep 2016

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