ICT 

Nigeria-India: Nigeria to Get Over $4 Bn in Technology Transfer From India

Nigeria is to experience huge technology transfer of over $4 billion from India as the governments of both countries rekindle long- standing relationships at

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Ghana: For First Time, 10,000 Ghana Cocoa Farmers Able to Receive Premium Payments by Mobile Phone

Cargill has made its first ever sustainable premium payment by electronic transfer to cocoa farmers in Ghana. Just over 10,000 farmers are benefiting from

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Kenya: VC4Africa Launches VC4A Startup Academy

Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) has launched the VC4A Startup Academy in a bid to help educate the next generation of African startup founders.

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Liberia: Orange Rolls Out Mobile Tax Payment Platform

Orange Liberia has entered into a new partnership with the Liberian Revenue Authority (LRA) for the roll out of a mobile tax payment platform.

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Nigeria: India Invests U.S.$10 Billion in Africa As Nigeria Seeks ICT Growth

Through the Indo-Africa trade arrangement, India has facilitated an investment worth about $10 billion to the African Continent in the last few years. According

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Uganda: Liquid Telecom Upgrades East Africa Internet Speeds

Pan-African telecoms group, Liquid, a subsidiary of Econet Global has completed 100G upgrades to key routes on the East African fibre ring, top officials

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Kenya: Made in Africa Online Platform Enters Kenya

Traders of Africa (TOFA), an online marketplace for goods originating from Africa has launched in Kenya. This is the fourth country tradersofafrica.com has entered

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E-Commerce: Nigeria’s E-Commerce Market Value to Hit N15.45 Trillion in 10 Years

Currently worth around $13billion (about N4.01trillion), experts in the Nigerian financial service sector have estimated that Nigeria’s e-commerce market value could rise to $50billion

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Kenya: Kenyan Girls Use Technology to Combat Genital Cutting

“It’s still fresh in my mind, the scene of female genital mutilation,” said Purity Achieng, a 17-year-old from Kenya. Achieng was speaking on stage

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Nigeria: Germany to Assist Nigeria Develop Smart Cities

Germany has expressed willingness to assist Nigeria improve her urban areas through the development of the ‘Smart City’ initiative. German Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr.

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