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East African tech

Is Safaricom the Best Company to Work for in Kenya?

Safaricom has ranked as the top company to work for in Kenya if you are looking to advance in your professional life, according to a newly released Top Companies Kenya 2022 ranking published by career-focused social networking platform LinkedIn. The...

New Bitcoin SV Ambassadors Appointed for East & West Africa

The Bitcoin Satoshi's Vision (BSV) blockchain's - the original Bitcoin blockchain created in 2018 - Switzerland-based organisation has appointed two new BSV Ambassadors as part of its global ambassador programme. Mohammed Ibrahim Jega and Geoffrey Weli-Wosu have both been appointed...

SME-in-a-Box: Mastercard’s New Payment Solution for Zambian Businesses

Mastercard has partnered with Zambian-based fintech company, Digital PayGo, to launch a new merchant mobile payments solution, which will enable Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to safely make and receive digital payments through various online channels. The solution called “SME-in-a-Box”...

Paratus to Open Brand-New Data Centre in Zambia

Paratus Group has announced that its brand-new data centre will open in Lusaka, Zambia on 1 October 2021. The new data centre in the East African country will offer colocation services - 24/7 connections for local and multinational businesses, together...

Absa, Tigo & JUMO Join Forces to Expand FinTech in Tanzania

Mobile fintech platform services provider, JUMO today announced a new partnership with Absa Bank Tanzania and Tanzanian telecom firm Tigo to increase the availability of the existing short-term credit product Tigo Nivushe in the country. The new tripartite agreement reached...

Kenya Airways Signs Deal to Launch Flying Taxis in Nairobi

Kenya Airways has signed an agreement with Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer to launch flying taxis in the capital city of Nairobi in a move aimed at spearheading this transport innovation in the market. According to Business Daily, the vehicles are...

The UN & Oracle Launch IT Skills Program for Refugees in Kenya

Oracle on Thursday announced that the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, in Kenya has finalised a workforce development program for young refugees in Kenya, in collaboration with Oracle University. The UNHCR delivers professional learning courses on Oracle Cloud technologies to refugees...

Ethio Telecom Partners with Ericsson to Launch 4G Network for South West Ethiopia

Ethio Telecom is partnering with Ericsson to expand its 4G services into the South West region of Ethiopia during 2021. A decisive move that correlates with Ethiopia's plans into introducing international investors and partners into their monopoly-laden and virtually...

How VPNs Can Shield Nigerian Users from Government – An Interview with the VP of ExpressVPN

5 June, on a brisk Friday evening, the Nigerian government sought to indefinitely ban users in the country from accessing social media network Twitter. A decision based on the government's reaction to the service's deletion of a Tweet that was...

MTN Deploys “First-of-its-Kind” Infrastructure Advancing Network Automation in Uganda

MTN Uganda and several members of the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) have signed an agreement that will advance network automation in the country and abroad using TIP’s Disaggregated Cell Site Gateway (DCSG). This first of its kind network deployment in...
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Enhancing IoT Security with a Cyber Immune Solution

Internet of Things (IoT) devices, ranging from wearables to smart home appliances, are increasingly targeted by cybercriminals for...
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