BCX to lead Telkom into Africa.

BCX to lead Telkom into Africa

CEO says new unit will prioritise the continent.

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South Africa received the bulk of investment into Africa's ICT industry

South Africa received the bulk of investment into Africa's ICT industry

Report on funding over the past year shows that SA received the lion's share of investment of more than US$129 million.

Nigeria, Spain link up on new epayment channel

Nigeria, Spain link up on new epayment channel

TerraPay, MoneyTrans and Paga partner to enhance cross-border remittance between Europe and Nigeria.

Kenyan startup raises record US$1.1 million in funding

Kenyan startup raises record US$1.1 million in funding

Data collection startup Bamba leverages the rapid uptake of smartphone on the continent and plans to expand into other countries.

Telkom Kenya, Avanti Communications land multi-million USD govt ICT deal

Telkom Kenya, Avanti Communications land multi-million USD govt ICT deal

iDirect included in a national project to roll out 1160 Constituency Incubation Hubs.

A new Neotel under Liquid Telecom leadership

A new Neotel under Liquid Telecom leadership

The R6.55 billion acquisition of Neotel by Liquid Telecom has officially gone through, with the parent promising a completely new start for the company.

Kenyan bankers unveil interbank application to rival M-Pesa

Kenyan bankers unveil interbank application to rival M-Pesa

PesaLink platform, the latest competitor to Safaricom's M-Pesa offering.

New Bitcoin marketplace focuses on Nigeria

New Bitcoin marketplace focuses on Nigeria

Peer-to-peer marketplace launches widget to enable anyone to instantly establish a Bitcoin kiosk.

Safaricom's Spark Fund ploughs resources into agricultural analytics startup

Safaricom's Spark Fund ploughs resources into agricultural analytics startup

FarmDrive is the 5th recipient of investment from the US$1 million Spark Venture Fund owned by Safaricom.

African business edging closer to establishing the true cost of cloud

African business edging closer to establishing the true cost of cloud

The measurement tool should be a determination of the total cost of ownership, argues one analyst.

Cape Town-based startup cracks FinTech global 100 list

Cape Town-based startup cracks FinTech global 100 list

Mobile payments business Zoona included on KPMG list.

IBM's R945m investment in Africa's IT skills

Why IBM decided to invest R945m in Africa's IT skills

The company rolls out a Watson-based initiative to provide free development programmes for up to 25 million African youths over five years.