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South Sudan's first-ever mobile money service

South Sudan now has its first ever mobile money service. It is the result of a partnership between the country's Trinity Technologies and Zain Telecoms.

South Africans worried about losing jobs to 4IR

South Africans are fairly pessimistic about the ability of government to minimise the human costs of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. There should also be campaigns to inform the public about technological change and the planned response for the country.

Yolanda Cuba joins MTN Group

MTN Group has appointed Yolanda Cuba as Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer. Cuba, who joins MTN from Vodacom Group, will join the MTN Group Executive Committee reporting to the Group CEO Rob Shuter.

Thousands applied for Jack Ma's Africa Netpreneur Prize

Over 9,000 African startups applied for Jack Ma's Africa Netpreneur Prize according to organisers. They stand a chance to win a share of the $1 million grant by the Jack Ma Foundation.

White CEO wanted

What started as a satirical tweet took a life of its own as it drew laughter and anger in equal measure. More importantly, it highlighted the underlying bias in Kenya's startup ecosystem.

Space in Africa concludes Seed funding round

Space in Africa, a Nigerian media startup which has just secured Seed funding, covers the African space economy which has already seen eight nations launch 35 satellites in the last two decades – and 15 satellites in just the last 4 years.

Angola Cables has launched a cloud services offering

Angola Cables has launched its cloud services platform targeted at the African Market. This follows the recent inauguration of their advanced Tier III AngoNAP data center facility in Fortaleza, Brazil.