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Thursday, 21 August 2014 06:33

Kirusa’s acquisition of Saya Mobile will enhance its expertise and the reach of its InstaVoice mobile app across the African continent

As per the deal, Kirusa has acquired the technology, intellectual property, and workforce of Saya, which will now be working on Kirusa’s mobile applications.

Thursday, 21 August 2014 06:31

Verifone mobile money and Airtel Africa announced master agreement for the roll out of merchant enablement across Africa

VeriFone Mobile Money's Tap n Pay applications are a smart, secure and fast way for customers to pay, buy, bank, bill and remit money with their mobile phone at the point of sale.

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 07:41

Computer Warehouse Group Plc has extended the MTN XaaS platform to power the Diamond Y’ello Account in collaboration with Diamond Bank and MTN Nigeria

MTN XaaS runs on indigenous software from Computer Warehouse Group Plc designed to provide efficient cloud based banking services.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 12:43

Equinix, the global interconnection and data center company, announced that CloudSigma, a public cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider has joined the Equinix Cloud Exchange

Equinix broadens reach for cloud service providers by enabling direct access to enterprise customers and network service providers across the globe via the Equinix Cloud Exchange.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 07:29

Oberthur Technologies, a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire NagraID Security SA

It will acquire a 100% equity stake of NagraID Security SA from the Kudelski Group and the company’s management.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 07:17

The investment subsidiary of the Equity Bank Group announced its partnership with London-based investment bank Exotix Partners LLP specialising in illiquid bonds and loans, equities, structured finance and capital

The collaboration would drive Equity Investment Bank’s ambitious agenda to become a leading brokerage and investment-banking firm in Kenya and East Africa, serving local and international institutional investors alongside local retail investors.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 06:43

Visa has partnered with Co-creation Hub Nigeria, a social innovation center, to launch three locally-developed mobile applications to promote financial literacy in Nigeria

The free apps are available in three packages by way of encouraging financial education challenging users on their level of financial insight.

Monday, 18 August 2014 12:36

According to the results of survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, mobile users accessing social networking sites are at greatest risk of cyber attacks

The survey shows that communication via social networks is one of the most popular activities on the Internet.

Monday, 18 August 2014 11:16

Movitel, a joint venture between Vietnam’s telecommunication Viettel Group and Mozambique’s SPI, has won the Mobile Innovations Awards for enterprises in EMEA region

This is the third consecutive year in a row that Movitel has been selected for the coveted award for its achievements and innovation in mobile technology.

Monday, 18 August 2014 08:04

hyperWALLET has launched low-cost payment services enabling companies to pay individuals via direct-to-bank money transfers and reloadable prepaid debit cards in Nigeria

Traditionally, making payments can be an expensive and challenging process for businesses and their payees due to certain restrictions in cross-border currency movements.