MTN appoints Thato Motlanthe as exec for investor relations

Motlanthe, who will report to CFO Ralph Mupita, joins the mobile operator from Absa Asset Management.

Africa poised for mobile money growth

Research by IMF, World Bank and GSMA suggests growth from mobile-enabled platforms and disruption to traditional value chains.

Zimbabwe fumes over weekend Econet network outage

Retailers vent after EcoCash platform is also impacted.

Sure Chill raises £4-million for Africa expansion

Health-focused cooling tech firm to focus on key markets in 2020.

Naspers to list Prosus on Euronext Amsterdam in September

Naspers expects to own at least 73% of Prosus and the free float is expected to be up to 27%.

Safaricom expects DigiFarm to outperform M-Pesa in five years

Initiative one of several targeting Africa's agriculture sector with digitisation being the core objective.

Equiano – Google's long-term connectivity strategy for Africa

Africa-focused tech expert believes the project signals an aggressive push by the company to entrench its value proposition.