Nigerian start-up, Mastercard deliver cashless online shopping payment
Nigerian start-up, Mastercard deliver cashless online shopping payment

Within an African e-commerce sector which is plagued by cash, with the majority of payments still being made in cash at the point of delivery, Mastercard has partnered with Nigerian tech start-up NetPlus, to develop an e-commerce solution that will help make cash a thing of the past, for e-retailers and consumers alike.

1 day ago

Mobile movie ticket services for Nigerians
Mobile movie ticket services for Nigerians

A new service has been launched which enables Nigerians to access movie show times, view trailers and purchase tickets all via BBM.

22 Jun 2017

Sthembile Shabangu
Innovation is the key to keep Africa moving forward

NAIROBI, Kenya - In the wake of Africa month it's easy to be proud of all that we are achieving as a continent. According to the African Development Bank, Africa is the continent with the world's second fastest growing economy.

By Sthembile Shabangu 22 Jun 2017

.africa records 981 registrations during sunrise phase
.africa records 981 registrations during sunrise phase

In total, .africa recorded 981 registrations by trademark owners over the 60 days from 4 April 2017, placing it within the top ten globally for the largest number of domain name reservations during the sunrise phase of the new gTLD's launch process.

21 Jun 2017

Free mapping: plotting development in Africa
Free mapping: plotting development in Africa

COTONOU, Benin - In Benin's economic capital of Cotonou, as in many other African cities, finding a house, office or restaurant is often like a treasure hunt. Luck, if not a miracle, is required as easy clues such as street names, even where they exist, are usually not posted and address numbers are rarely marked.

21 Jun 2017

Internet development in West Africa
Internet development in West Africa

LAGOS, Nigeria: MainOne launches plan to become largest internet hub in West Africa with Open-Connect Service.

21 Jun 2017