Ghana fast-tracks EMV migration

Ghana fast-tracks EMV migration

Gemalto, GhIPSS to offer domestic smart cards.

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Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom Kenya slapped with Ksh.311 million fine

Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom Kenya slapped with Ksh.311 million fine

Communications Authority of Kenya claims the three operators failed to meet quality of service standards.

M-KOPA Solar goes 'made in Kenya' with PV panels

M-KOPA Solar goes 'made in Kenya' with PV panels

Company plans to do all future panel sourcing locally.

Cloud to remain on a growth trajectory in 2018

Cloud to remain on a growth trajectory in 2018

Tech force expected to impact Africa significantly in the new year.

Africa's start-ups continue to grab global attention

Africa's start-ups continue to grab global attention

Norway's Pangea has set up a US$500,000 investment fund for ten African start-ups.

Nairobi invests in Kshs1bn UC system

Nairobi invests in Kshs1bn UC system

County launches major ICT project with backing from World Bank and local Communications Authority.

Kenya hosts Microsoft's Kaizala launch

Kenya hosts Microsoft's Kaizala launch

Company has introduced its first mobile first application.

Safaricom reaches 1 million 4G users across Kenya

Safaricom reaches 1 million 4G users across Kenya

Telco credits LTE network expansion, growing affordability of 4G devices and cheaper data bundles for milestone.

India's Orb Energy raises more than US$15m for Kenyan expansion

India's Orb Energy raises more than US$15m for Kenyan expansion

Funding round includes investors such as the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).

TransUnion launches Mobile Score Card solution

TransUnion launches Mobile Score Card solution

New tool to access loan creditors.

Kenya’s internet penetration surpasses 100%

Online milestone for Kenya as internet penetration spikes

Access to smartphones and an uptake of broadband cited as main drivers.

Opera launches OPay in Kenya

Opera launches OPay in Kenya

Company says web platform is part of its US$100m investment in Africa's digital economy.