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    MTN warns of service disruption in Nigeria due to rising insecurity

    MTN's service in Nigeria could be disrupted as a result of rising insecurity in different parts of the country...

    15 Jun 2021

    Nigeria's Twitter ban leaves some businesses in the lurch

    Scores of small and medium-sized businesses across Africa's most populous nation - and largest economy - are reeling from the indefinite suspension of the social media site...

    By Nneka Chile 14 Jun 2021

    SA, Nigeria and Kenya driving e-commerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa

    A new Visa report states that the top market contributors to e-commerce in Sub-Saharan Africa over the last three years were South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya, with Ghana also showing growth...

    9 Jun 2021

    Nigeria bans Twitter in the country days after president's post is removed

    Nigeria said on Friday it had indefinitely suspended Twitter's activities, two days after the social media giant removed a post from President Muhammadu Buhari...

    7 Jun 2021

    MTN South Africa will bid in second Ethiopia telecoms licence round

    South Africa's MTN Group will bid again for an Ethiopian operating telecom licence in the second round if mobile financial services are included...

    4 Jun 2021

    Google launches a series of programmes to support small businesses in Africa

    Google has kicked off a series of programmes that will support the growth and recovery of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa's post-Covid economy...

    3 Jun 2021

    Converting the Covid crisis into digital opportunity

    The pandemic has changed the way we live, work, socialise and transact, says PayPal's Anupam Pahuja...

    By Anupam Pahuja 1 Jun 2021

    Startup teaches young Nigerians to code on smartphones

    Samuel Anyaele regularly tells his students that everything they need to write a software code can be found on their mobile phones...

    By Angela Ukomadu 27 May 2021

    Africa Day: Using the internet to transform narratives

    Alex Okosi, YouTube's EMEA MD for emerging markets discusses the important role the internet has to play in changing narratives about the African continent.

    By Alex Okosi 25 May 2021

    Marek Zmyslowski on plotting a realistic e-commerce growth strategy in Africa

    During the PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit, investor and serial entrepreneur Marek Zmyslowski urged African businesses to employ a more level-headed approach to mapping online growth...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 May 2021

    Kenyan authorities set to regulate free-and-easy fintech

    The regulatory net is closing on Kenya's fintech industry. Fintech is one of the least regulated segments of the country's financial services sector, but the industry's unregulated days are numbered...

    By Ariana Issaias and Dominic Indokhomi 20 May 2021

    POS transaction values predicted to exceed $17.3tn globally by 2026

    The total value of transactions processed by POS terminals will exceed $17.3tn in 2026, from $14.8tn in 2021, according to a new study by Juniper Research...

    18 May 2021

    Beyond data in Kenya: How the right SaaS company can help your business

    With more than 22 million internet users and over 11 million social media users in Kenya, access to digital data is on the rise in the country that continues to be a technological hub on the African continent...

    By Siphesihle Hlela 12 May 2021

    Cape Town tops African tech ecosystems rankings for direct foreign investment

    Cape Town has ranked as one of the world's fastest-growing regions for foreign direct investment, according to the African Tech Ecosystems of the Future report...

    10 May 2021

    #AfricaMonth2021: May Africa prosper

    We invite you to join us in celebrating Africa Month and matters - its stakeholders and stories - in the areas of business leadership, trade, technologies, arts, culture and brands...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 May 2021

    MTN Nigeria issues 100 billion naira bond - CFO

    MTN Nigeria has issued a 100 billion naira fixed rate bond in the first quarter of 2021, due in seven years, under a 200 billion naira bond programme to refinance existing debt...

    By Chijioke Ohuocha 5 May 2021

    Afrikrea launches SaaS platform to simplify global selling for African merchants

    Afrikrea has partnered with DHL and Visa to launch Anka, a platform that provides African micro retailers and small businesses with e-commerce, payments and global shipping services...

    30 Apr 2021

    African countries reach tipping point for e-commerce adoption - PayU data

    South Africa's m-commerce up 35%, Nigeria is Africa's biggest e-commerce market, and Kenya primed for massive growth...

    29 Apr 2021

    Why African businesses should keep web hosting local

    I believe that African businesses will enjoy greater website security by choosing the right, local hosting company...

    By Oluniyi Ajao 28 Apr 2021



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