Malawi draws up new cyber security guidelines to protect finance

Batten down
the hatches

Malawi to better
protect finance sector.

Tuesday, Feb 18th

MTN, Rocket Internet JV secures US$67m funding.

MTN, Rocket Internet JV secures US$67m funding

Middle East Internet Group says series A funding is a record for Middle East tech.

€75-million investment in Jovago.

€75-million investment in Jovago

Global investor AXA buys into hotel booking website, secures shareholding in parent company.

Zoona plans early expansion in 2016.

Zoona plans early expansion in 2016

Ghana, Mozambique targeted for entry in the new year.

Amadeus in US$40m investment deal with MTN, Travelstart.

Amadeus in US$40m investment deal with MTN, Travelstart

Funding expected to expand Travelstart's footprint in emerging markets.

Facebook's launches Innovation Challenge.

Facebook's challenge to Africa's innovators

African developers stand a chance to win $US150K in either of two categories.

Safaricom launches M-Pesa statements service.

Safaricom launches M-Pesa statements service

22 million M-Pesa customers can now monitor their finances more closely.

Other markets to rival Kenya for mobile money dominance.

Other markets to rival Kenya for mobile money dominance

Competition for leadership in growing market intensifies.

Ex-PayPal exec joins Jumo.

Ex-PayPal exec joins Jumo

Ted Pietrzak brought in to help company bolster business and tech integration in Africa.

New crowdfunding site sizes business hopefuls up.

New crowdfunding site sizes business hopefuls up

The right startups could benefit from up to US$2m in seed funding from Malaik.

2015 a good year for African tech startup funding.

2015 a good year for African tech startup funding

Report claims nearly US$200 million in funding was received by African tech startups last year.

E-commerce the “lifeblood” of digital space in Africa - Spinlet.

E-commerce the "lifeblood" of digital space in Africa - Spinlet

CEO of online music service offers insight into what is holding e-commerce back on the continent.