Orange
Source: Orange |

Orange launches its brand in Sierra Leone

The new brand builds on Orange strong presence in Sub Saharan Africa, with 50 million customers in 16 countries

Orange (www.Orange.com), one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, announces today the official launch of its brand in Sierra Leone. As of today, Airtel Sierra Leone becomes Orange Sierra Leone. The acquisition of Airtel Sierra Leone was finalised in July 2016 (http://APO.af/Zqj3fa) by Orange, together with its Senegal-based partner Sonatel,…

Source: Angola Cables |

Global leader in online gaming selects Angonix, Africa’s third largest IXP

Angola’s largest IXP welcomes i3D.net as its first remote peering customer

Angonix (www.Angonix.net), Angola’s largest Internet Exchange Point (IXP), today welcomed i3D.net as its first remote peering customer. i3D.net is a managed hosting provider specialising in online gaming that hosts tens of millions of players for game publishers on the Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation networks. i3D.net joins 17 other companies…

Source: Kaspersky |

INTERPOL and Kaspersky Lab strengthen partnership with new threat intelligence exchange agreement

The aim is for Kaspersky Lab to share information about its cyberthreat research that can help with full digital forensics to stop cybercriminals in their tracks

Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.com) has reiterated its commitment to global collaboration in the fight against cybercrime by signing a threat intelligence sharing agreement with INTERPOL. The legal framework is designed to facilitate and develop cooperation between Kaspersky Lab and INTERPOL by sharing threat intelligence data on the latest cybercriminal activities, wherever…

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Source: Facebook |

Facebook brings together Kenyan Group leaders to foster new connections

With the aim of listening, learning and connecting, this community meetup forms part of Facebook’s ongoing drive to strengthen its ecosystem in Africa

Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today hosted a gathering of group leaders from some of Kenya’s largest and most diverse Facebook Group communities, all representing a wide range of Groups from parenting to leisure, non-profit, and media. With the aim of listening, learning and connecting, this community meetup forms part of Facebook’s ongoing…

Source: Facebook |

Facebook celebrates Africa’s vibrant startup scene and rising talent at TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield Africa 2017

Nairobi-based Lori Systems, with its product and service in the Productivity and Utility category, was crowned the overall winner for its logistics and cargo platform for African businesses

Facebook (www.Facebook.com) this week celebrated the achievements of a fast-growing community of African tech entrepreneurs and developers, at the first-ever TechCrunch Startup Battlefield in Africa, sponsored by Facebook. Alongside the event, the company also hosted a week of activities bringing together hot African startups, developers, influencers and community leaders - to…

MainOne
Source: MainOne |

MDXi targets enterprise customers with new ‘Take a Break’ campaign

The campaign will increase awareness of the MDXi brand as the most interconnected and reliable West African data center company

West Africa’s premier Data Center solutions provider, MDXi (a MainOne company) (http://www.MDX-i.com) (www.MainOne.net) has launched an advertising campaign aimed at reinforcing the company’s position as the data center provider of choice for enterprises in the region. Tagged “Take a Break”, the campaign will increase awareness of the MDXi brand as…

Source: LS telcom |

LS telcom, Inc. announces sale of LS OBSERVER Spectrum Monitoring Systems to Liberia

Systems delivered as part of USAID technology package for the Liberian Telecommunications Authority (LTA)

LS telcom, Inc. (www.LStelcom.com), a worldwide leader in Spectrum Management and Spectrum Monitoring solutions, today announced the installation of multiple LS OBSERVER sensor-based monitoring stations for the Liberian Telecommunications Authority (LTA). The purchase of the systems was facilitated through the non-governmental organization (NGO) NetHope as part of a USAID technology…

Source: Youtap Ltd. |

Youtap launches mobile money payment processing platform as a cloud-based service

Youtap Cloud enables real-time transaction processing for contactless mobile money and bank wallet payments

Youtap (www.Youtap.com) has launched Youtap Cloud, a payment processing platform delivered as a cloudservice for mobile money and payment providers in developing markets. Youtap Cloud enables real-time transaction processing for contactless mobile money and bank wallet payments. It supports QR code payments, as well as NFC technology, including low-cost micro…

Source: Office of the Vice President of Nigeria |

Collaborate with Nigeria's private sector in research & innovation, VP Osinbajo tasks Nigerian armed forces at Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) passing out parade

Address by His Excellency Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, at the combined passing out parade for cadets of 64 Regular Course (Army, Navy, Airforce) 65 Regular Course (Navy and Air Force) and Short Service Course 44 (Army) where he represented His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR on 16 September,…

Societe Generale
Source: Societe Generale |

Societe Generale launches YUP, a new alternative to the traditional banking model in Africa

Deployed in Ivory Coast and Senegal, YUP already has more than 30,000 open wallets and nearly 600 agents

Launch complete in Ivory Coast and Senegal Launch planned by the end of 2017 in Ghana and in Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Togo and Guinea in 2018 Target: to open one million wallets in the next three years, to double Societe Generale's individual customer base in sub-Saharan Africa and create a…