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African Development Bank (AfDB) Pledges $25bn Towards Climate Programme

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has pledged $25 billion funding towards financing climate change mitigation programmes in the continent for the period 2020- 2025....

Safaricom’s M-Pesa Partners With AliExpress to Enable Kenyan Shoppers to Make Payments Online

Kenya’s Safaricom recently revealed that it had secured a deal to use its M-Pesa mobile payment service for online shopping on one of Alibaba’s platforms, part of a...

MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter

MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter — We Are The Best Network in South Africa

MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter says that the group’s South African operation has ‘turned a corner’ with a strong set of results. On Thursday (7 March), MTN reported a...

Lillian Barnard Replaces Zoaib Hoosen As New MD for Microsoft South Africa

Zoaib Hoosen has resigned as MD of Microsoft’s South African subsidiary and will be replaced by Lillian Barnard, the software giant recently announced. Hoosen,...

Statement On Water Rationing in Harare

Community Water Alliance notes with concern the manner in which City of Harare is implementing its water rationing scheme. Whilst the dwindling water levels in dams...

Rwanda in Partnership With OneWeb Launches Icyerekezo Satellite to Connect Rural Schools to The Internet

Rwanda has launched a satellite named Icyerekezo, which will bring internet connectivity to students at Nkombo Island, in Lake Kivu. Rwanda wants to bridge internet...

Zim Govt National Data Centre Project 95% Almost Completion

The government says the National Data Centre Project is nearing completion and has called on industry and the continent to invest more in data centers given their...

DStv Prices to Increase as From 1 April

MultiChoice late on Tuesday confirmed 2019’s DStv price increases for its pay-TV packages, that will see an annual subscription increase of between 1.96% and 6.42%...

Airtel and Telkom Are Merging to Take on Safaricom in Kenya

Airtel and Telkom are merging to create a stronger challenger to the market leader, Safaricom. Indian-owned Bharti Airtel and Telkom Kenya announced a deal to operate...

The Strive and Tsitsi Masiyiwa Family Foundation Avails $60m for Cholera Fight

The Strive and Tsitsi Masiyiwa Family Foundation and has availed $60 million towards the cholera response in Zimbabwe. Cholera claimed more than 70 lives last year. The...