Standard Bank & HUAWEI partner to elevate digital banking in South Africa

Standard Bank, a leading financial institution in South Africa, has reportedly joined forces with HUAWEI Mobile Services (HMS) to introduce cutting-edge digital banking solutions to its clientele in the country. Belinda Rathogwa, the Executive Head of Digital & eCommerce for Personal & Pr

Google chooses 25 African startups to receive the Black Founders Fund

Google for Startups (GfS) has recently unveiled the list of 25 African-based startups that have been handpicked for the prestigious Black Founders Fund. This annual fund, now in its third year, aims to combat issues, such as racial inequality prevailing in venture capital (VC) funding by offering

South Africa to overcome load-shedding by leveraging solar energy

Nolwazi Zulu, a young engineer from rural Kwazulu-Natal on the eastern coast of South Africa, has stated that at a very young age, she decided to do something about the constant power cuts that have bedeviled the community. Like the rest of the country, her own home province has faced frequent bl

Nigeria and Binance partner to build crypto friendly digital city

Nigerian government and cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, recently held a meeting to discuss the possibility of establishing a special economic zone to support companies involved in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industries. According to credible sources, Nigeria Export Processing Zones Author

Tizeti eyes pan-African expansion amidst plans to consider IPO

Tizeti, a West African solar energy-driven voice & Internet services pioneer, has reportedly announced its plans to scale up its operations in Ghana and Nigeria while exploring the listing of its Nigerian arm. The expansion is in line with the firm’s commitment to bridge the digital gap

Network International, FICO extend alliance to expand digital economy

Data analytics firm FICO and international payment solutions provider Network International Holdings are reportedly extending their partnership to help lenders from the Middle East and Africa expand digital economy. This partnership extension will bring lenders the most robust credit management a

South Africa to drive digitalization; aims to be a global digital economy

According to recent reports, South Africa plans on becoming a leading digital economy in Africa and the overall developing world, whilst aiming to close the gap between social and economic disparities in the country as well as across the world. However, for accomplishing the goal, SA will need to

Lagos welcomes a digital education platform ‘GetBundi’ for STEM study

GetBundi, an online education platform committed to the study of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in junior and secondary schools has been launched in Lagos. As per reports, the platform is curriculum centric available in video content form and taught by top-class teachers

Liquid Cloud to monetize CXaaS in Africa through tie-up

African cloud service provider, Liquid Cloud, has reportedly chosen,, a UK-based global number and messaging platform, as its provider of number inventory management solutions. As per reports, Liquid Cloud will be making use of’s services in order to simplify the p