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Liquid Intelligent Technologies connects the Democratic Republic of Congo and Congo Brazzaville with high-speed connectivity using wireless optical communication technology

This high-capacity link is expected to bring down the cost of broadband access for millions of people

Africa’s leading technology group, Liquid Intelligent Technologies (Liquid.Tech), is now delivering affordable high-speed connectivity to communities in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) using state-of-the-art Wireless Optical Communication technology (WOC) from Project Taara at X, Alphabet’s moonshot factory. This achievement marks a robust high-capacity communications bridge between Kinshasa and Congo…

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TECNO’s CAMON series to be the first to release MediaTek’s latest Helio G96 chips in the African market

TECNO’s popular CAMON series will be the first to use the MediaTek Helio G96 chipset in the African market in its newest CAMON 18 series to launch in October

International smartphone brand of TECNO (www.TECNO-Mobile.com) just confirmed that it will feature MediaTek’s Helio G96 chipset in its CAMON 18 series to launch in Oct, making it the first smartphone brand to do so for the African market. The newly launched MediaTek Helio G96 chipset is ideal for powerful 4G…

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ICD’s Event Discusses Ways to Promote Cross-Border Disruptive Financial Services

ICD also aimed to update solution providers and executers with the latest regulations and policy updates

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (www.ICD-ps.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDBG), organized a side event titled “Role of ICD’s Bridge Platform in Digitalization and Restoring businesses after COVID-19 pandemic” On 3rd September 2021. ICD objective behind the event was to…

Source: Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania Tel Aviv, Israel |

Government Cuts Mobile Money Transaction Charges by 30pc

The statement added that newly reduced rates will be officially announced in the Government Gazette tomorrow

Tanzania's Government has reduced mobile money transaction levy by 30 percent. A press statement issued by the Ministry of Finance and Planning Tuesday stated that Minister Mwigulu Nchemba has already signed the review of the charges. Following concerns and views from the public, claiming that the deductions were too high,…

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FAO Deploys New Application to Combat Locust Outbreak in Namibia

The African Migratory Locusts threaten food security and livelihoods of thousands of smallholder farmers in southern Namibia

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) developed the eLocust3m application to improve early warning through rapid detection, surveillance and monitoring of locust outbreaks. The eLocust3m app latest version was launched in February 2020, and allows for a broader community of people to be involved in the…

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Wari partners with TBLDC to ease visa processes for the United Arab Emirates

The platform will enable clients in Africa to conveniently manage the visa application process and pay in their local currency

Wari (www.Wari.com/), a global platform offering digital financial services, has announced a partnership with TBLDC to provide a more effective visa process for African travellers intending to visit the United Arab Emirates (UAE). TBLDC clients in Africa will benefit from Wari's highly secure network to access low-cost visa process payment…

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Kwik Delivery Unveils Football Legend Jay Jay Okocha and Power Biker-lady Fehinty as its Brand Ambassadors

Kwik Delivery is a fast-growing technology company enabling Nigerian businesses and merchants to sell online, deliver to their customers and get paid in a simple, fast and reliable manner through a smartphone app

French-Nigerian technology startup Kwik Delivery is excited and proud to unveil today its two brand ambassadors, Nigerian football legend Jay Jay OKOCHA and power biker-lady FEHINTY. “Since its launch in 2019 in Lagos, Kwik Delivery has become synonymous with swiftness, efficiency, passion, innovation and drive. Kwik Delivery is all about…

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Digital Financial Inclusion in China

Digital financial inclusion has adhered to the G20 High-Level Principles for Digital Financial Inclusion, which were adopted and published at the Summit in Hangzhou in 2016

China's Experience in Digital Financial Inclusion [1] 1. Background Financial inclusion is the next step in the evolution of financial systems and has played a key role in the development of China's finance. Before 1978, China's macro economy was primarily regulated through fiscal policies, first establishing a modern banking system…

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Facebook Marketplace Rolls Out to 37 Countries & Territories Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Marketplace is a convenient destination where people can discover, buy and sell items from others in their local communities

Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today announced the launch of Marketplace to 37 countries and territories in Sub-Saharan Africa, including: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia,…

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CORRECTION: NCBA Bank: Investing in Technology to Offer Inclusive Financial Services

There are 1.7 billion people who don't have a bank account, but 1.1 billion of them do own a mobile phone

“We have a view or a mission to be Africa's most valued digital platform for financial services, which then means we are seeking to move to not just identify ourselves as a bank but actually identify ourselves as a marketplace upon which financial services are offered, upon which customers can…