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Netflix Scholarship Applications for West and Central Africa Now Open

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...

Airtel Africa appoints new Regional Director for East Africa

Telecommunications service provider, Airtel Africa has announced the appointment of Ian Ferrao as Regional Director of its East Africa business. Ian Ferrao, according to Airtel Africa, has over 12 years of experience in senior management telecommunications roles in Africa. Ferrao,...

Airtel Africa crosses the 100 million active subscribers milestone

Telecommunications service provider, Airtel Africa announced that it has crossed the 100 million consumers mark across its operations. The company, which made the announcement on Wednesday, 28 August 2019, has a presence in 14 countries in Africa, primarily in...

Intelsat, Stratosat to provide internet connectivity across Central Africa

Broadband service provider, Intelsat announced it plans to work with Stratosat Datacom in the hopes of providing high-speed broadband services across Central Africa. The collaboration integrates managed connectivity from Intelsat’s high throughput global network with value-added engineering and management...

Printronix partners Tri-Continental to expand reach in Africa

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...

Digital innovation is rapidly changing the ‘payment rituals’ of consumers in Africa

Cash is still king in Africa, but the accessibility and acceptance of new digital payment channels is fast changing the 'payment rituals' of consumers across the continent. Nnamdi Oranye, Fintech Author and International Remittances Lead at Standard Bank Group, says...

Wafacash and WorldRemmit to offer instant money transfers across Africa

Morocco-based financial services company, Wafacash, has announced that the company is scaling up operations with digital money transfer service WorldRemit to offer instant money transfers across West and Central Africa. The companies, who already work together in Morocco and Senegal, will expand into...

SAP Africa appoints Francophone Africa MD

Gilles Lepretre has been appointed SAP Africa’s Managing Director for French-speaking Africa.  The appointment comes at a time that sees the company driving significant growth in line with its 2014 goals for the region. In his new role, Gilles will...

Office 2013 available in West, East and Central Africa

Microsoft has announced the availability of Office 2013 in West, East, Central Africa and Indian Ocean Islands – the next iteration of the company’s flagship Office product line for consumers. Office 2013 has been designed to work with both...

Multi-million Dollar deal to spread Wi-Fi3 to Western & Central Africa

Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc. has announced it has entered into a $4.9 million Content Delivery Network (CDN) agreement with World Affinity Telecom to supply next-generation WiFi3 technology as part of phase 1 of a multi-phase program designed to deliver WiFi...
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A New Extended Partnership for Managing People and Money

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has partnered with Workday, a provider of solutions for managing people and money. The partnership aims...
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