SWIFT, along with a number of corporates and banks, has announced plans to start testing an enhanced multi-bank standard to further improve the cross-border payments experience for multi-banked corporates.
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Corporates pilot to start testing new multi-bank payments tracking on SWIFT gpi

SWIFT, along with a number of corporates and banks, has announced plans to start testing an enhanced multi-bank standard to further improve the cross-border payments experience for multi-banked corporates. This enhanced standard, designed and built in conjunction with 10 multinational corporates and 12 leading banks, streamlines the process for corporate treasurers by allowing them to […]

Taxify starts low cost category in Kampala
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Taxify starts low cost category in Kampala

Taxify, Europe’s and Africa’s fastest-growing ride hailing platform launches a new category, Taxify Go, today in Kampala, Uganda. The ride hailing firm seeks to expand rider’s options and to allow drivers with smaller, lower consumption vehicles an opportunity to access earnings. Taxify Go is Taxify’s economy category with pocket friendly fares. The category consists of […]

Andela starts Technology Hub In Kigali for Software Developers
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Andela starts Technology Hub In Kigali for Software Developers

Andela, the company building high-performing engineering teams with Africa’s most talented software developers, has  launched a pan-African technology hub in its fourth African market, Kigali, Rwanda. To fuel the expansion, Andela is partnering with the Government of Rwanda through the Rwanda Development Board, an organization responsible for transforming the country into a dynamic global hub […]

Fraudsters Use Fake Gift Cards to Lure Consumers into Handing Over Personal Data
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Fraudsters Use Fake Gift Cards to Lure Consumers into Handing Over Personal Data

Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered the distribution of an unusual fraudulent scheme that tricks users into parting with their time and their data, for no return. By creating fake websites for the free generation of gift cards, cybercriminals are able to “sell” users’ data to third party partner sites, to which they redirect victims. While […]

Liquid Telecom, Telecom Egypt sign MoU
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Liquid Telecom, Telecom Egypt sign MoU for first fibre network from Cape to Cairo

Liquid Telecom, Telecom Egypt sign MoU for first fibre network from Cape to Cairo Liquid Telecom, and Telecom Egypt, Egypt’s first integrated telecom operator, have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will enable Liquid Telecom to shortly complete Africa’s terrestrial fibre network stretching all the way from Cape Town, South Africa, […]

DHL partners with MallforAfrica
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DHL partners with MallforAfrica to help online retailers

DHL partners with MallforAfrica to help online retailers DHL, the world’s leading international express services provider, has announced its partnership with e-commerce giant, MallforAfrica’s new platform, Marketplace Africa, to help online retailers bring African-made products to the US and global market. The site offers items from the continent’s most talented designers and artisans from a […]

Africa.com acquires iAfrica.com
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Africa.com acquires iAfrica.com, agreement details not disclosed

Africa.com acquires iAfrica.com, agreement details not disclosed Africa.com has completed its acquisition of iAfrica.com, South Africa’s oldest and most iconic news portal from South African media giant, Primedia (Pty) Ltd and telecoms powerhouse, MTN (Pty) Ltd. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. iAfrica was founded in the late 1990s, and remains one of […]

Huawei and Audi Sign Memorandum of Understanding
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Huawei and Audi Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Strategic Cooperation

Huawei and Audi Sign Memorandum for Strategic Cooperation Huawei and Audi have signed a Memorandum of Understanding  for strategic Cooperation which forms a broad partnership between the two companies initiated by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and German Chancellor Angel Merkel. The leading information and communications technology company, Huawei,  gained a strong partner for the development […]