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Logicalis South Africa, the local arm of the international digital transformation solutions provider, has strengthened its strategic partnership with Commvault by becoming a Commvault Service Advantage Programme Foundation Partner. This extends the existing relationship as Premier Partner, improving customer service and opening up a number of synergistic opportunities for both...
MTN Group, Africa’s largest mobile network operator, today announces the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with Dooka, one Africa’s first business-to-business (B2B) marketplace to automate the sourcing process of MTN’s long tail of indirect local spending. The partnership promises a shift in corporate procurement on the continent, bringing the...
The parent company of pan-African banking group Ecobank, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, today announced that the current Group CEO, Ade Ayeyemi, will retire after he attains the age of 60, in accordance with group policy. To replace the outgoing executive, the Board of Directors has selected Jeremy Awori as the successor...
In a bid to expand the overall customer experience of ride-hailing drivers in South Africa, ride-hailing platform Bolt has introduced driver scores and driver trip sharing features which it hopes will improve the quality and safety of drivers on the platform. The driver score feature is a transparent metric that...
Exclusive Networks Africa, which represents the continental arm of this global, trusted cybersecurity specialist for digital infrastructure, is continuing its expansion into Africa, building presence within the sub-Saharan region in recent months, including the opening of a formal office in Lagos, Nigeria. This adds to the existing offices in...
Today Uber announced the launch of multiple new products and features which are going live this month in South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire and Nigeria. The launch, which took place simultaneously across various locations in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), also showcased Audio Recording, the latest addition to its suite...
NBCUniversal International Networks & Direct-To-Consumer and DStv today announced that Universal+ will be available to DStv subscribers across Sub-Saharan Africa from 14 October 2022. Watch the teaser for the launch below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMn0Ve08MUs Universal+ is a streaming platform currently available in Spain, Brazil, Latin America and India. It boasts a huge selection of full...
Lagos-based fintech PalmPay has today announced that it has reached 10 million users in Nigeria. The company says that this represents a doubling in its user base within just six months and only 3 years after the company launched in the market. Nigeria is widely known as Africa's most populous...
Streaming giant Netflix has today announced the extension of its Netflix Creative Equity Scholarship Fund (CESF) to film and television students in the West and Central Africa region. Applications are now open for students to apply to study at institutions in Nigeria, Ghana, Benin and Gabon. Netflix's global Netflix Creative...
Nigerian fintech innovator PalmPay announced this week the launch of Wallet Safe Workshop, a monthly campaign for payment security awareness training to help customers improve their overall security knowledge, and learn about how to spot and avoid e-scammers. The penetration of the internet and digital payment in Africa has significantly...
Global cybersecurity specialist Exclusive Networks Africa believes the empowerment of women is a critical objective today, in both business and communities. Accordingly, the company was proud to play its part recently in support of women and children in the Thembisa area in Midrand, Gauteng, in partnership with The Love...
Africa's Liquid Intelligent Technologies (Liquid) has today announced the finalisation of its 100% acquisition and delisting of Israeli technology company Telrad. Telrad will now be part of Liquid, and its greater parent the Cassava Technologies group. Liquid had entered an agreement to purchase Telrad "earlier this year." According to the...
Visa has today announced the launch of a grant towards the African Women Impact Fund (AWIF), formed from a collaboration between Standard Bank and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). The grant will be utilized to fund the working capital needs of women fund managers across South, East,...
African cable system firm SEACOM and British Telecommunications (BT) today announced a strategic partnership which will provide SEACOM with BT cybersecurity systems in order to further secure its own infrastructure and deliver new networking, security and communications solutions to enterprise customers in Africa. As a leading Internet connectivity supplier that...
Nigerian solar-based internet provider Tizeti has announced that it is set to expand its operations within Nigeria and Ghana, and into new neighboring countries Cote d’Ivoire and Togo. The company is also considering listing its Nigerian Subsidiary. With over 2.8 million subscribers on its platform, a revenue of over $26.3-million...
Customers of Capitec Bank South Africa were unable to use any of the bank's digital services, including its mobile app, internet banking services and USSD services from the morning hours of Thursday last week until around Saturday morning when the bank issued a statement that its services were restored. Capitec...
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