Tunisian mobile operator, Ooredoo Tunisia and Nokia announced on Wednesday, 30 October 2019, that the two companies would be partnering to deploy a 5G cloud mobile project. Ooredoo Tunisia is currently the country’s biggest mobile operator with over 8.8 million subscribers and 40% market share. According to the company, data...
UN Women and HP have entered into a partnership in a bid to expand digital learning opportunities for women and girls in Senegal, South Africa, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Morocco. The collaboration will leverage UN Women’s African Girls Can Code initiative, a joint programme of the African...
Moroccan telecoms operator, inwi announced the launch of its mobile money service 'inwi money' on Wednesday, 25 September 2019. inwi money is a service that utilises Mobiquity Money, the digital money platform from Comviva. The new service allows consumers to perform multiple financial transactions including person-to-person money transfer, airtime...
A recent research collaboration between the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and The Fletcher School at Tufts University highlights the strengths and opportunities of six major countries in Africa for harnessing the true potential of technology to drive inclusive growth. With financial support from the Mastercard Impact Fund, the African...
Online payment solution and Amazon subsidiary, PAYFORT announced that flyEgypt has chosen its payment services. The announcement - which came on Wednesday, 4 September 2019 - notes that the partnership aims to support flyEgypt's expansion and companywide innovation by not only allowing flyEgypt to offer new payment solution for...
Wirecard, a digital financial technology company, has announced that it is now handling payments for online and travel agency bookings for Royal Air Maroc, Morocco's national airline. According to Wirecard, Royal Air Maroc is set to join the Oneworld alliance in mid-2020 and has annual passenger figures of 7.4 million...
On Wednesday, 17 July 2019, online payment company CASHU and Huobi announced a collaboration that aims to make 'accessing cryptocurrency as easy as buying a Netflix subscription or paying a bill' for millions of people across North Africa. With thanks to their new partnership, nearly 2.3 million CASHU users can...
Canon announced on Friday, 12 July 2019, the release of two instant camera printers, the Canon Zoemini S and Canon Zoemini C, in the Middle East. The new product range of all-in-one instant camera printers are pocket-sized and aim to encourage creativity with easy to print, peel-and-stick photos on...
On Tuesday, 9 July 2019, Printronix signed an agreement with Tri-Continental to broaden their reseller base and strengthen presence within Central, East and West Africa. Under the agreement, Tri-Continental will distribute Printronix and TallyGenicom line matrix printers as well as its desktops.  Based in West London, Tri-Continental has expanded its...
Spotify has officially introduced Spotify Lite. Lite, according to Spotify,  is a small, fast, and simplified version of the main Spotify app. Users will still be able to search and play their favourite songs and artists, save them, share with others, discover new music, and enjoy playlists, but with...
TPV Gulf, the company in charge of AOC and Philips brand of monitors, has announced the appointment of their new distributor, East Asia for Computer Systems, in order to maintain its presence in the Egyptian market. "The ICT sector achieved a growth rate of about 16.4 per cent, the...
Al Maghribia is one of the many channels belonging to the Société Nationale de Radiodiffusion et de Télévision (SNRT) bouquet. This collection of channels runs with 100 per cent Moroccan video programming and production. The content is entirely Moroccan and is available in French, Amazigh and Arabic. Al Maghribia...
Nokia is deploying a cloud-based Subscriber Data Management (SDM) solution that enables Vodafone Egypt to offer services to its 4G customers. The deployment, under the Spring SDM project, helps the service provider to continue transforming its operations around telco cloud technology. The adoption of Nokia’s Telco Cloud Network Functions Virtualization...
Public voting is now open until April 28 for the 30 African creatives selected to compete at the Digital Lab Africa (DLA) Online Pitch Competition. The DLA is a springboard and an incubation platform for African creatives in digital content. Initiated by the Embassy of France and French Institute in...
Visa, the global payments technology company and Branch, the most downloaded finance app in Africa, have announced a partnership that will see virtual Visa prepaid debit cards offered to over 2 million consumers in Sub-Saharan Africa. This partnership represents Visa’s broader strategy to collaborate with and invest in rapidly growing...
Africa must digitise its economies, broaden its tax base, prevent further deterioration of fiscal and debt positions, and aim for double-digit growth to achieve the UN 2030 global goals (SDGs), and the AU Agenda 2063 according to the 2019 Economic Report on Africa released today at the Conference of...
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