Cloud Computing Technology

Nokia and Google Cloud collaborate to modernise digital infrastructure

Nokia and Google Cloud today announced a five-year strategic collaboration that will see Nokia migrate its on-premise IT infrastructure onto Google Cloud. Nokia will migrate

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Huawei and Sunline unveil Digital Loan One Box solution

At HUAWEI CONNECT 2020, Sunline and Huawei jointly released the Digital Loan One Box Solution — a global contactless solution for financial services. This solution

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Mondia and Jumia launch gaming service on JumiaPay for Africa

 Mondia, a leading technology company which specialises in the marketing and distribution of digital content and Jumia, Africa’s largest e-commerce platform, have announced the launch

Op-ed Technology

Using mobile money to foster financial inclusion

By Huawei As mobile devices increase in popularity, individuals are embracing digital transformation more rapidly than most enterprises. People are changing their habits, looking for

Future of Work Technology

Orange collaborates with Smart Africa to improve One Africa Network

Orange, a platinum member of the Smart Africa Alliance, is bolstering the One Africa Network (OAN) project which has the aim of reducing the cost of

Op-ed Technology

How to build smarter bank branches

By Huawei Industry Experts The Coronavirus has accelerated the need for mobile and self-service banking, with traditional branches seeing a fall in customer traffic, meaning

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Africa Medical Supplies Platform gets new partner for diagnostic solutions

BioMérieux and the Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP), have announced a new partnership to facilitate the supply of high-quality diagnostic solutions from the bioMérieux Pandemic

4IR Startups Technology

8 West African start-ups selected for training

 Suguba in partnership with Mercy Corps and the French Development Agency (AFD) is organizing its second investment readiness program in French-speaking West Africa to support

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Siemens continues its humanitarian relief efforts in Sudan

Siemens has delivered 3,000 personal masks to Sudan’s Ministry of Health to assist in the battle against Covid-19, the company’s latest humanitarian investment initiative aimed

Future of Work Op-ed Technology

CHEN: How to connect people with the future of finance

 By Vincent Chen In the banking industry, the stable running of IT systems is imperative. This is what drove the industry to begin IT construction

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Vantage Capital injects Usd28 million into Morocco’s radiology ecosystem

South Africa’s Vantage Capital, Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has made a $28.0 million equity investment to acquire a significant minority

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Russia helps Equatorial Guinea in geological mapping project

October marks an important step in the energy cooperation between Equatorial Guinea and Russia, as the first team of Russia’s state-owned joint stock company Rosgeo

AI and Robotics Technology

How Africa can tap on tech to heal continent’s sick health sector

Africa’s healthcare finds itself in a critical juncture, where the COVID-19 pandemic is placing a spotlight on some of the industry’s biggest resource challenges. According

Technology Women in Tech

Positioning women as the engine of growth in Africa’s energy sector

The ‘Women in Energy’ webinar, which was co-hosted by Africa Oil & Power and the African Energy Chamber has identified education, gender bias and access

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#WomenInTech urged to apply for e-commerce programme in South Africa

The High Commission of Canada in South Africa has partnered with the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) to run an eCommerce Capacity Development Programme for Women

Big Data Technology

Only technology can save the oil industry now – Analysts

During a recent webinar organized by Microsoft and Africa Oil and Power under the theme ‘Leveraging the Power of Technology for Oilfield Optimization’, panelists have

Future of Work Technology

Webb Fontaine helps Ethiopia digitise its customs management system

Webb Fontaine has officially been recognised for its support to the Ethiopian Customs Commission (ECC) in its effort of digitalising its border and trade management

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Real estate investors bank on resilience, opportunity and innovation to jumpstart sector

Speaking during the 11th annual African Property Investment (API) Summit, held virtually from September 30 to October 1, 2020, Standard Bank’s Head of Real Estate Finance,

Future of Work Technology

Huawei to offer digital payment services in Africa via Mondia Pay

Huawei, in cooperation with digital payment entity, Mondia Pay, will now be offering Direct Carrier Billing service (DCB), for seamless, contactless payments for users in

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AfDB partners with Nigerian government and Microsoft to launch e-learning platform

The African Development Bank (AfDB), the government of Nigeria and Microsoft have launched the Digital Nigeria eLearning Platform, to provide marketable digital skills to the country’s youth. The platform

Gadget Review Technology

Orange improves access to mobile internet in Africa

Affordability of devices remains one of the most significant barriers to smartphone adoption in Africa. The average cost of an entry level smartphone in Africa

5G and IoT Technology

Nokia offers world’s first automated 4G/5G network slicing

Nokia has announced that it is now the first vendor to offer extreme automation of 4G and 5G network slicing across all network domains, including

Future of Work Technology

Why banks are ramping up bid for digital services

Ever since mobile financial services, spearheaded by Safaricom’s M-Pesa, a Kenyan innovation, came on the scene, the mainstream banks have been compelled to rethink their

5G and IoT AI and Robotics Cloud Computing How To Technology

Understanding Huawei’s concept of Intelligent Twins

At HUAWEI CONNECT 2020, Huawei announced the Intelligent Twins, which is the first time a systematic reference architecture is proposed for the intelligent upgrade of

Cyber Security How To Technology

List of top 20 usernames of all time

The password manager NordPass has put together a list of the 200 most popular usernames of all time. Unsurprisingly, most of the usernames are simply people’s names. Amongst the

Future of Work Technology

Huawei’s quest to bolster digital transformation

Chinese tech giant Huawei has stated that the shift to a new paradigm of industrial digital transformation is urgently needed for the development of future

Gadget Review Technology

Canon strengthens its 4K broadcast lens

Canon Europe has expanded its range of industry-leading 4K broadcast lenses for 2/3-inch sensor cameras with the launch of the CJ20ex5B.  Offering the benefits of

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Google adds new features to its video conferencing service

Over the last 2 months, Google has been polishing its G Suite platform and has now announced major updates. The company has said the updates

Gadget Review Technology

Samsung launches the Galaxy S 20 FE

Samsung has launched the Samsung Galaxy S 20 Fun Edition (FE) through a virtual global event dubbed “Samsung Unpacked For Everyone” that was attended by

Cyber Security Technology

Kenya hit by highest number of cyber-attacks in Africa

Kenya is increasingly becoming the soft target for cyber-attacks in Africa, with a new report saying the country was hit hardest on the continent in