MTN partners on new payment service

MTN Uganda, in partnership with Mastercard and United Bank for Africa (UBA), has announced a new service that will enable quicker, safer and more convenient online payments globally. Through this partnership, MTN MoMo customers will use a virtual card to shop or make...

MTN invites participation in TADHack

MTN is inviting enthusiastic problem-solvers to register to participate in the Telecom Application Developer Hackathon (TADHack) challenge, which will take place from 13 to 14 October 2018 at MTN head office in Johannesburg. “As the host of TADHack Johannesburg,...

Orange, MainOne sign up West Africa cable

Orange and MainOne Cable Company have signed an agreement allowing for a major investment by Orange in the West Africa submarine cable system, MainOne. Through this partnership Orange will acquire additional capacity, thereby reinforcing its position in the African...

How young people feel about tourism future

With over 1-billion young people set to enter the global labour market over the next decade, many policy makers and development practitioners see hospitality and tourism as a key growth sector in Africa. However, perceptions regarding the sector need to shift if...

SAS, Redington in East African partnership

According to independent research, the global business intelligence and analytics market is accelerating at break-neck pace and is poised to grow at around 10,3% in 2019, reaching an estimated value of $27-billion by 2020. Emerging markets are set to grow at an even...

Time for Africa to invest in African renewables

For years, the African renewable energy development market has been dominated by foreign investors and financial institutions. Now is the time for African investors to step up to the plate and join the continent’s solar energy transition. Africa is now even...