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African tech challengers set to grow share on global stage

A new report by the Boston Consulting Group identifies 100 “tech challengers” that have already grown into powerful forces in technology and other industries, with Africa emerging as a fast-growing hub where challengers re-invent the industries they operate in and solve problems specific to the African landscape. According to the report, their impact is being […]
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MTN Group furthers financial inclusion | MTN Business

MTN Business press office Driven to secure financial inclusion across its markets, MTN Group continues to grow the number of MTN Mobile Money (MoMo) users on its network, a trend that has accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic. By the end of September 2020, nearly 42 million people were regularly transacting on MTN MoMo across 16 markets. This […]
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Ghana’s VP campaigns to promote country’s new QR Code payment system

Ghana’s Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has appealed to Ghanaians to subscribe to the country’s new Universal Quick Response (QR) Code and Proxy Pay system digital payment system. The VP made the appeal this week on Thursday when he joined the Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful and some representatives from the Ghana Interbank Payment and […]
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Orange announces the commissioning and commercial launch of Djoliba

. Last week at the AfricaTech Festival, Orange and its subsidiaries announced the commissioning and commercial launch of Djoliba, the first pan-African backbone. The new backbone covers 8 countries: Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria and Senegal. Natively interconnected with the domestic networks within the countries, this broad coverage will generalise access […]
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Converging storage in a multi-cloud environment | Westcon Comstor

Westcon-Comstor press office The current business climate highlighted the importance of being digital-ready when it comes to business processes and systems. But even though companies across Africa have always been innovative in overcoming infrastructural challenges in terms of operations, events of the past several months have necessitated a different way of thinking. This requires leveraging […]
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Delivering on the promise of HCI | Westcon Comstor

Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa press office Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) has become an attractive option for organisations looking to simplify the increasing complexity of managing their IT and data in hybrid and multi-cloud environments. This can at least partly be attributed to the pandemic and resultant lockdown conditions around the world. Remote working has become part of […]
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Prime Bank launches SimbaPay – International Money Transfer Service

from left is Vijay Kantaria (Director for Business Development, Prime Bank) and Victor Karanja (Head of Operations, SimbaPay Prime Bank a leading private bank in Kenya, has partnered with London-based FinTech SimbaPay, to launch an instant international money transfer service via the bank’s digital platform PrimeMobi. Through SimbaPay, Prime Bank customers will now be able to instantly and […]
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Unleash the Digital Workforce with HCI From Comstor | Westcon Comstor

Westcon-Comstor press office The race to find the digital data fabric required for the future digital workforce has been hard-fought. But with the current push to get remote working systems up to speed and to be able to manage multiple cloud environments, HCI (Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure) is a clear winner. According to Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa, […]
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STANLIB enables remote working on Nutanix infrastructure foundation | Nutanix

Nutanix press office Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, announced today that South African financial services company, STANLIB, is working with the company to secure additional nodes that enable the organisation to provide virtual desktops to employees that have been required to work from home during the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in the country. South Africa […]
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HUAWEI is constantly looking to tap into the wealth of developer creativity, innovation and skills by providing a Developer Programme

The Impact of Purposeful App Development The habitual use of mobile apps has become second nature to us. Apps complement our lives, designed to fulfil a real-world purpose, virtually – from communication, education, social networking, and shopping, to business, banking, entertainment and much more. The mobile app development market has done well in addressing and […]
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