Ghana fast-tracks EMV migration

Ghana fast-tracks EMV migration

Gemalto, GhIPSS to offer domestic smart cards.

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MTN wants to be Africa's biggest bank

MTN wants to be Africa's biggest bank

Africa's biggest mobile operator wants to build Mobile Money into a 60 million customer business in the next three to four years, says CEO Rob Shuter.

Latest Africa-focused VC fund dangles US$6m carrot

Latest Africa-focused VC fund dangles US$6m carrot

Senegal-based Partech Africa Fund aims to support Africans using tech to tap into emerging market opportunities.

Cisco furthers MEA digital transformation agenda

Cisco furthers MEA digital transformation agenda

The company has confirmed another strategic Middle East appointment.

Why Africa's digital transformation hinges on connectivity

Why Africa's digital transformation hinges on connectivity

Research confirms increase in global IP traffic and the need for the continent to keep up.

AfDB, partners invest US$55m in Off-Grid Energy Access Fund

AfDB, partners invest US$55m in Off-Grid Energy Access Fund

Fund directly supports the finance institution's New Deal on Energy for Africa.

Facebook threatens Jumia's dominance in Africa

Facebook threatens Jumia's dominance in Africa

A new poll has found that a significant number of buyers and sellers are using Facebook groups for ecommerce transactions.

Regulatory pressure could hurt African telecoms market

Regulatory pressure could hurt African telecoms market

Strand Consult predicts political and regulatory pressure will adversely affect African telcos in 2018.

SADC running out of time to cut roaming costs

SADC running out of time to cut roaming costs

Ten year period set for a reduction in mobile roaming charges expires in 2018.

Jumia reached 1bn visit landmark in 2017

Jumia reached 1bn visit landmark in 2017

Events like Black Friday have helped to secure the increase, according to the company.

Jasco launches self-service portal for channel partners

Jasco launches self-service portal for channel partners

Portal users will be able to engage with the tech solutions firm to place orders, liaise with sales teams, solution architects.

Lack of security awareness slowing down digitalisation in Africa

Lack of security awareness slowing down digitalisation in Africa

Key findings from research by IT and security firms.