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Construction Of Africa-America Cable Begins

The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) has undergone a successful marine survey indicating that work can start fully on the cable system construction. The cable system is to serve the function of connecting the East coast of Africa with America. READ MORE: Country With The Fastest Mobile Internet Connection The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) alias Angola-Brazil Cable –if completed- will ... Read More »

Jumia Lost €60.2 million In Revenue In 2016

According to Rocket Internet’s recent financial report for 2016, Jumia lost €60.2 million in revenue. Jumia, Africa’s leading e-commerce giant is an ecosystem of e-commerce, marketplace, websites and applications. The company is most notable for its e-commerce prowess which makes it one of the leading online stores in Africa. Rocket Internet can be called the “Father of Jumia” because Jumia ... Read More »

Startupbootcamp To Launch Its Maiden Accelerator Program

Startupbootcamp, a global network of industry startup accelerators recently made an announcement about the launch of its maiden edition of accelerator program in Africa, which is to be held in Cape Town, South Africa. Accelerator programs are intended to accelerate the growth of startups and also to expand the startup. Startupbootcamp isn’t straying away from this purpose as the network ... Read More »

Participants Selected For Barclays Accelerator 2017

Techstars, a startup accelerator based in US has selected 10 startups for its second edition –second year running- of Barclays Accelerator in Cape Town. Techstars is an accelerator that gives startups mentorship and seed-stage investment services in order to grow their startups. READ MORE:  Apply For $250,000 & $1.5m In XL Africa Accelerator Program The accelerator program organized by Techstars ... Read More »

Paygo Energy Raises US$1.43 million To Build Smart Meters

A Kenyan-based energy startup, Paygo Energy, that provides clean cooking fuel to customers on a pay-as-you-go basis -just as it’s name implies- participated in a series seed funding round. The startup was able to raise a sum of US$1.43 million in order to construct its next generation smart meters and enlarge across the country’s capital, Nairobi. The funds raised by ... Read More »

See New MasterCard With A Fingerprint Scanner

New MasterCard with fingerprint scanner

I can conveniently tell you at this point that technology is limitless. The way we are going, are you sure we won’t be able to download food from the internet soon? That’s on a lighter not though. But then, of think technology is stretching us real well – doing the once impossible. READ MORE: Mastercard In New Partnership With GTP Quie ... Read More »

Liquid Telecom Partners Intelsat In A New Broadband Deal

Liquid Telecoms are now doing everything in their capacity to upgrade. Recently, the company acquired Neotel, afterwards, the company appointed two new executives. Now, the company has linked up with Intelsat SA to agree a deal that will see them integrate high-performance EpicNG satellite into the Liquid Telecom Network. FEATURED: Liquid Telecom Appoints Two New Neotel Executives The statement released by ... Read More »

Liquid Telecom Appoints Two New Neotel Executives

Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary company of Econet Global, has appointed Raj Jandu as Neotel CFO, while the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer position at Neotel was allocated to Michael Allschwang. FEATURED: Vodacom Tanzania Pushes Forward Its IPO Date There has been anticipation about the acquisition of Neotel by Liquid Telecom for about 10 months now –June 2016. The ... Read More »

Mastercard In New Partnership With GTP

Renowned FinTech company, Mastercard has entered a fresh partnersip with Global Technology Partners (GTP) in order to launch fresh prepaid solutions to government institutions, financial services and consumers in Africa. READ MORE: Cashless Africa Awards “Best Fintech Startup” Category Goes To Voguepay GTP is a prepaid processing and payments solutions provider that provides lasting solutions to prepaid processing and payment services ... Read More »

Vodacom Tanzania Pushes Forward Its IPO Date

Vodacom Tanzania has pushed forward the offer timeframe for its Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) in Tanzania. READ MORE: Vodafone Zambia Lauds Operator License Announcement Vodacom Tanzania began operations in 2000 and is the group’s second biggest market. As at December 31, 2016, Vodacom Tanzania recorded a high rate of subscribers at 12.4 million ... Read More »