Accra launch of The Africa Data Revolution Report

Accra launch of The Africa Data Revolution Report

Jointly published by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Wide Web Foundation and the Open Data for Development Network (OD4D), ADRR is a biennial report that maps the data ecosystem in Africa. ABUJA, Nigeria, July 17, 2017/APO/ — The inaugural edition of the Africa Data Revolution Report (ADRR […]

Major Step Forward for Digitalisation in Africa

Angola Cables breaks ground for its Brazilian Data Centre FORTALEZA, Brazil, July 10, 2017/APO/ — Multinational telecommunications company, Angola Cables (www.AngolaCables.co.ao), announced today that construction had begun on its South American data centre, located in Fortaleza, Brazil. The data centre is an important next step in the company’s roll-out of promoting the digital inclusion and empowerment […]

European Union injects EUR10 million into Liberia budget

This is the third payment under the EU’s budget support programme after a first payment of EUR 29.2 million (USD 33 million) in 2015 and EUR 16 million (USD 18 million) in 2016 MONROVIA, Liberia, July 12, 2017/APO/ — Last week, the Government of Liberia received a grant of EUR 10 million (USD 11.2 million) from […]

Kwese TV, Africa’s newest satellite network started broadcasting today

Kwese TV, Africa’s newest satellite network started broadcasting today

Kwesé offers a ‘pay-as-you-watch’ service that enables viewers to purchase three or seven day passes to its full programming bouquet so they never have to miss out on trending sports or entertainment programming JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, January 30, 2017/APO/ —  Kwesé TV (www.Kwese.com), Africa’s newest satellite network is here! The Kwesé Network’s Pay-TV satellite service […]

Konnect Africa set to reshape the satellite broadband industry

Konnect Africa set to reshape the satellite broadband industry

With products aligned with the preferences and habits of end-users, Konnect Africa is making a strong push with a double objective: to be a partner of choice on the continent and to demonstrate how satellite technology is today the most relevant solution for unlocking access to the Internet in Africa. LONDON, United Kingdom, June 6, […]

WorldRemit launches with Android Pay to offer mobile-to-mobile transfers to the world’s unbanked

WorldRemit launches with Android Pay to offer mobile-to-mobile transfers to the world’s unbanked

The integration will enable Android Pay users to send money +112 million mobile money accounts accessible via WorldRemit. LONDON, United Kingdom, June 13, 2017/APO/ — WorldRemit (www.WorldRemit.com), the leading digital money transfer service has added Android Pay to its service, offering a new way for WorldRemit’s Android Pay users to send money internationally and reach millions using […]

MainOne launches plan to become largest internet hub in West Africa with Open-Connect Service

Open-Connect guarantees the best cross connect services in Nigeria, enabling customers bypass the public internet and connect directly to partners, cloud and SaaS providers with secure, reliable and flexible direct connections. LAGOS, Nigeria, June 19, 2017/APO/ —  LAGOS, Nigeria, June 19, 2017/APO/ —  Following the partnership of MainOne’s (www.MainOne.net) Data Center company, MDXi, with the […]

McKinsey’s latest report on Africa-China economic partnership challenges previous beliefs

Through a study conducted across eight countries that together make up about two-thirds of Sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP, the report finds that there are already over 10,000 Chinese firms operating in Africa—four times the previous estimate DALIAN, The People’s Republic of China, June 28, 2017/APO/ —  China is Africa’s largest economic partner. Yet it has been […]

3rd Batch of Nigerian Entrepreneurs Graduate from GE Lagos Garage Training Program

The program provided participants the opportunity to directly interact with the latest manufacturing technologies, including 3D printers and laser cutters that enable innovation through rapid prototyping. LAGOS, Nigeria, July 5, 2017/APO/ —  GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s premiere Digital Industrial Company has announced the graduation of the third batch of 28 young Nigerian entrepreneurs […]