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Angola Cables and CTM announce signing of MoU

Angola Cables and CTM announce signing of MoU

Internet
Angola cables and CTM have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance digital opportunities for business between Macau, Mainland China, African Portuguese-speaking countries and Brazil. CTM envisages leveraging on its international network and Macau’s privileged position in the Greater Bay Area, as a key hub for the digitalization of Asia-Pacific region. Macau and the neighboring regions have the conditions and opportunities to be the landing point for international cable systems and the ideal location for hosting data centers, in order to promote the digital ecosystem of the region. Angola Cables has a submarine cable network linking the continents in the Atlantic region, with high capacity and good quality; the company also owns data centers, in Angola
How technology has revolutionized Kenyans lives

How technology has revolutionized Kenyans lives

Internet, Mobile, Technology
Over the past 10 years, technology has revolutionized our daily interactions, transactions and even how we think. It has progressed in almost every field imaginable, with the creation of amazing tools and resources that put vital information at our fingertips. “If there is anything that has had an enormous impact on the lives of Kenyans, then it is the smartphone. It has revolutionised everything. “Education, health, banking, media, agriculture, transport, communication and e-commerce all depend on the ubiquities of the smartphone to impact lives,” says Lilian Wanzare, a computer science lecturer at Maseno University. In 2010, only a few Kenyans owned an Android-powered smartphone, despite its launch two years earlier, with the majority of the middle-class bragging t
Njalo.ng goes live in Nigeria to empower millions

Njalo.ng goes live in Nigeria to empower millions

Business, Internet
Njalo.ng, a free classifieds platform that emphasizes safety and convenience to sellers and buyers, has launched operations in Nigeria. Starting operations on Monday January 06, 2020, Njalo.ng goes live with a promise to empower millions of individuals and businesses in Nigerians with free access to sell anything ranging from smartphones, cars, laptops, clothes, shoes, bags, property, furniture, books/literature, kiddies’ wears, job placement/vacancies, among others. Speaking during the media launch, the Co-founder/Chief Technology Officer of Njalo.ng, Mr. Emeka Orjiani described Njalo as the unique meeting room between potential seller and buyer. In his words, “Njalo.ng is here to contribute her quota in the Nigerian digital economy; to create fundamental changes in the Nigerian
PortableVoices has announced partnership with Afripods

PortableVoices has announced partnership with Afripods

Business, Internet, Startups
Kenyan based Media production and podcast start-up PortableVoices has announced a podcast distribution partnership with Afripods, an African focused platform for podcasters with head office in Nairobi. Under this partnership, Afripods will distribute podcasts produced by Portable Voices Podcast Network as well as co-produce future “Afripods Original” podcasts through Afripods platform and all other distribution channels available pan-Africa and internationally. Allan Niongira, Portable Voices Founder said; ‘‘We’re excited about this new partnership with Afripods. Podcast consumption is really growing in Kenya and across Africa, this new partnership allows us to continue producing more local podcasts. With Afripods as our distribution partner, we will be able to reach more listeners
PosoMoney Card-to-Wallet facility for mobile money

PosoMoney Card-to-Wallet facility for mobile money

Internet, Mobile
The oldest public company in Botswana, Botswana Post continues to follow ride the innovation train with every day seeing the post coming up with life improving technologies especially the ones that speaks to fintech. In a statement communicated to biztechafrica the organization said of its latest offering: “Following closely on the launch of the BotswanaPost innovative mobile money solution, PosoMoney in April 2019, BotswanaPost is proud to announce the value added feature of PosoMoney Card-to-Wallet.” This PosoMoney card-to-wallet facility allows PosoMonemobily users to top-up their account using any debit/credit card. True to the company’s drive to enhance its digital offering through its E-services, BotswanaPost is on the pursuit on how to continuously improve services for its custom