Africa retailer Jumia suspends e-commerce in Cameroon

Online retailer Jumia Technologies said on Monday it had suspended its e-commerce platform activities in Cameroon because they were “not suitable” for the African...

‘How digital tech can shape industry, others’

Digital transformation represents an opportunity for improving productivity and growth by enabling innovation and reducing the costs of a range of business processes.

China Telecom deploys PoP at Africa Data Centres’ South Africa facility

Africa Data Centres has announced it has extended its partnership with China Telecom Global through the deployment of a China Telecom POP...

Digital Transformation Programme to Unlock Black Industrialists Potential in South Africa

Digital Transformation Programme for Black Industrialists will help a great deal in supporting Industrialists under the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) programme...

MTN Nigeria officially launches mobile money operations

MTN will today officially launch mobile money, MoMo, operations in Nigeria, its biggest market and Africa’s most populous nation. Mobile Money schemes across...

Mobile Phones Replace Bank Accounts in Africa

It doesn’t look like the hub of an online bank. But that’s what the yellow and blue metal kiosk becomes when Albert Agane locks himself...

Google, Facebook, Amazon to Testify in U.S. against French Digital Tax

Alphabet Google unit, Facebook and Amazon are among the companies that will testify Monday at a U.S. government hearing on the French government’s digital...

Jack Ma, Ethiopian Minister Discuss Ways to Build Nation’s Digital Economy

Ethiopian Minister of Innovation and Technology Dr.-Ing. Getahun Mekuria met and held discussion with Jack Ma, Chairman of the Alibaba Group.   

Ethiopia and Nigeria to Lead in Mobile Subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa

Ethiopia and Nigeria are expected to lead in mobile subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2025. A new study from the...

Al Hilal Starts to Assemble Gold Detector Device in Ethiopia

Gold detector devices assembly plant has been inaugurated in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. The plant owned by the Dubai...

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COMESA, EU sign €8.8 million to support private sector competitiveness

The European Union and COMESA signed 8.8 million Euros Contribution Agreement to increase private sector participation in sustainable regional and global value chains through...

UBA wins award as African Bank of 2019

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has been named the ‘African Bank of the Year 2019’ The award was given...

Banks must prepare to serve the growing number of Billionaires in Africa

The number of millionaires and billionaires in Africa continues to rise. Catering to these high-net-worth individuals is set to become more challenging as a...