Wari Group
Source: Wari Group |

Wari and Lycaremit enter strategic partnership to facilitate cross-border remittance

Lycaremit users will benefit from Wari’s highly secure network to access low-cost fund transfers across 30 African countries, Europe, Russia, and the Middle East

Wari (www.Wari.com), a global platform offering digital financial services, is partnering with Lycaremit to strengthen its global network; Lycaremit users will benefit from Wari’s highly secure network to access low-cost fund transfers across 30 African countries, Europe, Russia, and the Middle East; Services will be available online immediately, via WhatsApp…

Source: Amdocs |

Customers demand greater digital engagement from Communication Service Providers (CSPs)

Communication service providers need to transform their IT systems, as well as their approach to customer experience, to meet the growing need of customers in Africa, writes George Fraser, VP: Customer Business Executive - Africa at Amdocs

The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the move to digital, as large proportions of the population have continued to work, learn and be entertained remotely, while others have trialled services such as remote health care for the first time. These were amongst the findings of a recent Amdocs (www.Amdocs.com) survey (https://bit.ly/3956itb)…

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Source: SIMFY Africa |

African messaging app ayoba assures users of full privacy and security protection, safe for younger users

The app features peer-to-peer private messaging which are end-to-end encrypted

ayoba (www.ayoba.me), the African messaging app, has reiterated its focus on protecting their users’ privacy and security. In the past few days, the global community has spoken, and it's clear that these are critical issues. Across the world, users have taken to social media to express their opinions, and ayoba is listening.…

Source: Network International |

Malawi’s NBS Bank launches ecommerce platform and online payment gateway with Network International

Enables bank to expand its offering to power digital payment acceptance among SMEs, large corporations, public institutions and individuals

NBS Bank, a leading commercial bank in Malawi, launches its state of the art e-commerce platform, powered by Network International (www.Network.ae), the leading enabler of digital commerce across Africa and the Middle East. The implementation of Network International’s N-GeniusTM Online payment gateway will enable NBS Bank to offer Malawian small…

Source: Tizeti |

Tizeti rolls out high-speed 4G LTE in Edo with N4000/month broadband service

Installations are expected to commence in Benin City on April 1st, 2021

As part of its commitment to ensuring access to affordable broadband connectivity in Africa’s underserved populations, Tizeti (www.Tizeti.com), West Africa’s pioneer solar-based internet service provider is rolling out its 4G LTE network in Edo State, with monthly fixed broadband costs pegged at four thousand Naira ($8). With this move, millions…

INFINOX Capital
Source: INFINOX Capital |

Safeguard yourself from falling victim to online trading scams

Many would-be traders are concerned about the security and safety of personal funds and data, and are therefore hesitant to start trading

“The rise of the digital age has resulted in an information overload and often a lot of this information is made up of unqualified opinions and regurgitated statements,” says Jay Mawji, Managing Director of INFINOX (www.INFINOX.bs), an online trading partner which is now available in Africa with the aim of…

Source: Control Risks Group Holdings Ltd |

Control Risks announces the Top 5 Risks for Business in 2021

In 2021, business will face a globally fragmented recovery from COVID-19; now is the time embrace risk and focus on the rebound

The COVID-19 pandemic, emerging digital threats, climate change and the US China relationship are among the Top 5 Risks for business in 2021, published today by Control Risks (www.ControlRisks.com), the specialist global risk consultancy. The RiskMap 2021 website: www.ControlRisks.com/riskmap Underpinning these risks, the danger of missing the rebound in a year…

Kaspersky
Source: Kaspersky |

Kaspersky Security Bulletin: Economic uncertainty set to shape 2021 cybercrime agenda in Africa

Adding further pressure to this melting pot of cyberattacks is an expected rise, along with changes in strategy, in Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)

Kaspersky (https://africa.kaspersky.com/) experts expect growing economic turbulence along with the impact of COVID-19 to contribute to an increase in cybercrime across South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria this year. Growth in cybercrime “Even though every country globally has had to deal with the pandemic in its own way, developing economies across…

pi-top
Source: pi-top |

Raspberry Pi-powered Robotics Kit makes its entrance at Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

An exciting new robotics kit that is both highly versatile yet simple to use is being launched onto the market by ed-tech pioneers pi-top

Already billed as one of the “coolest” new computer devices of last year by Microsoft’s Jeff Teper, the pi-top [4] (www.pi-top.com) Robotics Kit will be officially launched on Monday at the first-ever virtual edition of CES. The unique, game-changing robotics toolset which combines all the power of the Raspberry Pi…