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Sabelo Dlamini , Senior Research and Consulting Manager at IDC South Africa,

[Column] Africa, The disconnected continent

The world has been caught off guard. The pandemic. It is in every conversation, sits at every board room table (video conference), and defines...
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Ecobank Nigeria Extends Zero Charge for Digital Money Transfers

Ecobank Nigeria has extended its zero-charge fee for digital money transfers below N5,000 till the end of September this year. In addition to the free...
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SATO is introducing a hand-washing solution to help fight COVID-19 in developing countries

SATO SATO, LIXIL Group  has today introduced ‘SATO Tap’,  its new hand-washing solution to help fight COVID-19 in Developing countries across the world.  SATO Tap...
Tippy Tap Kenya

This Kenyan organization is installing hand hygiene devices in commercial and public spaces in...

Tippy Tap Kenya, a Nairobi-based community-based organization dedicated to creating awareness and solutions to barriers of accessing WASH (Water, Sanitation & Hygiene) launched its...
Ngao Credit: How SMEs can benefit from Our Jijenge loan product

Ngao Credit: How SMEs can benefit from Our Jijenge loan product

The coronavirus pandemic is hitting the global economy hard. While it is hard to exactly tell the extent the damage the virus will have...
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Top business tools for effective remote working

With social distancing measures likely to remain strictly in place for the foreseeable future as we seek to contain the spread of Covid-19, remote...

Banking Sector urged to go digital to build resilience and sustainable growth post Covid-19

Bankers from Sub Saharan Africa and China who attended the Huawei Sub-Saharan Africa Financial Services Industry Online Summit 2020 agree that digitisation of the...
Ukheshe

South African Fintech Startup, Ukheshe, Launches service to Assist With COVID-19 Infection Alerts

South African fintech startup Ukheshe, has launched a Track and Trace service using its existing payment ecosystem to assist consumers manage any possible risk...
Facebook RedCross #AfricaTogether Campaign

Facebook and Red Cross Launch Campaign Calling for Vigilance against Covid-19 in Africa

Facebook and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement are partnering to launch #AfricaTogether – a digital campaign and two-day festival on June...
Digital Newspapers

Safaricom closes Thika Road Mall shop after staff tested positive for Covid-19

Safaricom has closed its Thika Road Mall (TRM) shop after one of its staff working at the shop tested positive for COVID 19. The employee...

Villgro Kenya awards $150,000 to 12 EA startups fighting COVID-19

Nairobi-based healthcare incubator and investor Villgro Kenya has awarded $150,000 in grant to 12 East African startups helping in the fight against COVID-19. The startups have...

TransUnion launches COVID-19 playbook for financial services providers in Kenya

Global information and insights company TransUnion has launched its COVID-19 playbook for Kenyan business and credit industry players. The playbook is an insights-driven methodology...

Impact of Covid-19 on business: How to Stay Afloat

Global trade has, with no doubt, taken a major blow in the wake of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The rates of imports and exports...
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Visa customers who order medication and essential products via MYDAWA to get discounted rates

Visa has entered into a partnership with online retail pharmacy MYDAWA to give discounts to its customers who order medication and other essential products...
Jumia Kenya

Purchasing essential products on Jumia with your Mastercard will earn you a 10% discount

Consumers who purchase essential products using their Mastercard on the Jumia platform will receive up to a 10% discount on their order. Jumia has entered...

Covid and Effective Data Management in IT

Information technology’s speed of evolution offers vast opportunities for all. Managers within the IT environment face a particularly unique challenge; staying ahead of rapid...

From Zoom to Houseparty: The World’s Most Popular Apps During Isolation Revealed

The coronavirus pandemic has seen an unprecedented change in the way we live our lives. With the governments imposing lockdowns in countries around the...

Going cashless is helping contain the spread of Covid-19 in Africa

As the effects of the coronavirus continue to bite, many countries in Africa are turning to technology to fight this pandemic.   In most African...

#Covid-19: Airtel Uganda and Avaya Partner To Enable Remote Work And Learning

Airtel Uganda has partnered with Avaya to enable organizations in the country to implement remote working and learning initiatives. This is in response to...

Insurance sector players urged to go digital to cope with Covid-19 realities

Players in the insurance sector have been urged to speed-up the industry's digitization process so as to be able to cope with the new...

24Bit Podcast Episode 20: Working from Home – How it has been for us

The world is going through what is being called the world’s biggest work-from-home experiment over the current coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. I this 20th episode of...

Twiga Foods sign fresh produce distribution deal with Jumia, cut prices by 50%

Twiga Foods has signed a distribution deal with e-commerce leader Jumia to deliver fresh and processed food to consumer's homes in Nairobi. The partnership...

Vodacom and Samsung donate 20,000 smartphones to the South African government to help fight...

Vodacom Group has partnered with Samsung to provide 20,000 smartphones to the National Department of Health in South Africa to help fight Coronavirus (COVID-19)....
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Facebook launches its Coronavirus Information Center in Kenya and 16 other African countries

After launching in South Africa, Facebook is now expanding its Coronavirus Information Center to 17 more countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The Information Centers form...

Jumia donates 100,000 masks to the government to help fight Covid-19

Jumia has today donated 100,000 masks to the Ministry of Health to support the fight against Covid-19. The masks will be distributed to community health...

Sophos tracks significant COVID-19 related cyber-scams

Due to the ongoing global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, cyber criminals are taking advantage of unsuspecting users to breach their system. This might have a...
Jumia Kenya

Kenyans turn to e-commerce as coronavirus pandemic fears grow

The coronavirus has spread to dozens of countries across Africa within weeks, with the head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) warning that the...

Usiku Games To Offer Kenyan Mobile Gamers Free Access During Coronavirus Lockdown

Kenya’s Mobile Games company, Usiku Games, has free-rated its fees on mobile app games. Mobile app gamers will now not pay the usual Ksh.10 to...

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