Rwanda: Cashless Economy Push Boosted as New E-Payment Platform is Launched

Plans to achieve a cashless economy and financial inclusion in Rwanda could be boosted further, thanks to the launch of a new electronic payment

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Kenya: Safaricom’s M-Pesa boss quits after a year

Safaricom #ticker:SCOM has announced that its head of M-Pesa has exited the company at a critical time when the telecom firm is undertaking a

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Mobile Money: Sub-Saharan Africa Leads the World in Mobile Money With 277 Million Registered – Gsma

A new report by the global organization for mobile companies, GSMA, says sub-Saharan Africa accounts for more than half of all mobile money deployments

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kenya: US Oracle set to generate new jobs in Kenya

Software firm Oracle says it is adding undisclosed number of new jobs in Kenya as it continues aggressive plans to grow its cloud computing

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Uganda: Business – New MTN Data Offers

On July 4, Uganda’s largest telecommunication firm; MTN, announced changes in price and volumes for some of its internet (data) packages resulting in concerns

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Rwanda: How YouthConnekt is Impacting Young Innovators

Rwanda is set to host the inaugural continental YouthConnekt Africa Summit that’s expected to draw more than 2,500 delegates from across the continent to

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ICT: Chinese firm commits to driving social and economic growth in Africa

The leading global ICT solutions provider Huawei Technologies says it is ready to partner with African governments, operators and private companies to advance economic

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Nigeria: ICT Infrastructure Deficit Greatest Challenge to Nigeria’s Development – Minister

The Minister of Communications Adebayo Shittu has said the greatest challenge to socio-economic development in Nigeria and Africa as a whole is the huge

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Tanzania: TCRA slaps mobile operators with hefty fines

 Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority on Friday slapped six mobile service companies with heavy fines for going against communications regulations. The major offence that operators

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Kenya: Safaricom goes for photo IDs to block M-Pesa fraud

Telecoms operator Safaricom’s  mobile money agents will soon start using photos to identify those withdrawing or depositing money on the popular M-Pesa platform in

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