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The New Note 8 – Infinix Unveils an All-Rounder for Success

Lagos, Nigeria, October 30, 2020 – Infinix unveiled the new Note 8 series today and it exudes sleekness and power. The premium online-driven...

MTN Group sells stake in Jumia, reportedly makes net proceeds of $142 million

South African telecommunications giant, MTN Group has, on Friday, October 30, 2020, announced the sale of its stake in Jumia, one of Africa’s...

Nigerian HR startup, SeamlessHR, raises a seven-figure round to drive pan-African expansion

Nigerian HR startup, SeamlessHR, has raised a new round of funding in a bid to drive pan-African expansion. Founded in...

Airtel to exit Ghana operations as government prepares takeover

Indian telecom giants Bharti Airtel has announced that it plans to end its Ghana operations by selling all of its 100% stake...

South Africans could soon need a TV License for their Smartphones and Laptops

The SABC has revealed its plans to push new regulations that would call for South Africans to pay TV Licence fees.

MTN Adds 12 Million New Subscribers in Q3

MTN Group has reported a strong set of financial results for the third quarter, supported mainly by its larger operations in South...

MTN Appoints Group Chief Risk Officer

MTN Group announced the appointment of Ferdi Moolman to Group Chief Risk Officer, a new Executive Committee (exco) position – effective from...

NCC Approves MTN and 9mobile’s Roaming Service Trial in Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted MTN and 9mobile permission to trial a national roaming service. According to The...

MTN Nigeria Appoints New CEO

MTN Group has appointed Karl Toriola, current VP for MTN Group’s West and Central Africa (WECA) region, as the new CEO of...

Thrive Agric CEO, Uka Eje, steps down as Adia Sowho is named interim CEO

Thrive Agric CEO, Uka Eje just announced via his Twitter account that he has stepped down from his role as chief executive. Adia Sowho resumes as the company’s...

Airtel, MTN and Stanbic Bank Fall Victim to Major Data Breach in Uganda

Mobile money transaction company, Pegasus technologies has suffered a major data breach resulting in the loss of billions of Ugandan Shillings –...

Xiaomi Debuts Two New Entry-Level Smartphones

Xiaomi has officially unveiled two entry-level smartphones – the Redmi 9 and Redmi 9A. The tech company says that these devices represent its...
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Microsoft to Acquire Nuance Communications in ‘Biggest Deal’ Since LinkedIn

Microsoft is set to acquire AI software company Nuance Communications – marking Microsoft’s second-largest acquisition ever. The “Nuance deal would...

Facebook, Instagram users can now ask ‘oversight’ panel to review decisions not to remove content

Facebook’s self-styled ‘Oversight Board’ (FOB) has announced an operational change that looks intended to respond to criticism of the limits of the self-regulatory content-moderation...

Rwandan startup Ampersand raises $3.5M, largest-ever e-mobility investment in sub-Saharan Africa

Last week, Ampersand, Africa’s first electric motorcycle company, secured a $3.5 million investment from the Ecosystem Integrity Fund (EIF). This is the...

MTN is talking up its mobile money business in hopes of a future IPO

MTN Group has big ambitions for its mobile money business and is presently considering publicly listing that side of the business in...