Orange launches in Sierra Leone.

Orange launches in Sierra Leone

Telco says it invetsed US$33M in its network.

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Huawei introduces flagship AI capable chipset to Africa

Huawei introduces flagship AI capable chipset to Africa

OEM says Kirin 970 chipset represents its foray into the next wave of smartphone technology.

M-KOPA Solar raises US$80m in expansion funding

M-KOPA Solar raises US$80m in expansion funding

Lending syndicate includes Stanbic, CDC, FMO and Norfund, among others.

Tech revitalising Kenya's lacklustre health insurance sector

Tech revitalising Kenya's lacklustre health insurance sector

CEO of CarePay Limited speaks frankly about local health insurance and impact of technology solutions, including M-Tiba.

Siemens to accelerate Madagascar's power generation

Siemens to accelerate Madagascar's power generation

Primary goal to also connect local population to the power grid.

Zimbabwean entrepreneur raises $390 000 for self-driving car start-up

Zimbabwean entrepreneur raises $390 000 for self-driving car start-up

Kar-go is designed to autonomously deliver packages to homes, addressing the 'last mile' problem.

OER critical to sustain Africa's higher learning

OER critical to sustain Africa's higher learning

In South Africa, there is growing interest in freely available online resources, but their availability to meet demand remains a challenge.

Germany's Mobisol acquires East Africa-based Lumeter

Germany's Mobisol acquires East Africa-based Lumeter

Investment means pay-as-you-go software firm will now be in a position to offer an enhanced solution.

Taxify launches into second Kenyan city amid price war

Taxify launches into second Kenyan city amid price war

Competition for local business is raised to new level.

Strong growth of wearables market in Middle East & Africa – IDC

Strong growth of wearables market in Middle East & Africa – IDC

Shipments of wearables up by 30.2% YoY in MEA, according to IDC report.

Facebook rolls out a tool to help Kenyans spot fake news

Facebook rolls out a tool to help Kenyans spot fake news

The tool will be available from today for a few days in both English and Swahili.

Huawei launches digital railway solution in Kenya and South Africa

Huawei launches digital railway solution in Kenya and South Africa

GSM-R Rail Network Operation that links Mombasa to Nairobi will also be used to manage services in Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg.