The inaugural Brand Finance Africa 150 2020 ranking saw Equity ranked in position 69 in Africa. Equity was a front runner amongst banking sector peers in the region. The Bank’s ranking is evidence of the Group’s continued brand growth and influence in the society in which it operates.
Prof. Timothy Waema holds a PhD degree in Strategic Management of Information Systems from the University of Cambridge (UK) and a Bachelor’s Honours Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Bath (UK).
At least 6,000 mothers from across the country are expected to benefit from a KES.25.2million maternal, newborn and child health project funded by the M-PESA Foundation.
The Women in Technology Incubator program is Africa’s leading women in tech incubator, that supports local tech businesses and calls for more diversity in the Information technology landscape by providing opportunities for women to develop entrepreneurial skills and leadership excellence.
2020 is an extraordinary year, witnessing explosive growth in technologies together with reforms in different industries. The tremendous potential of digital transformation is to be unleashed on the basis of synergy across five tech domains, in which connectivity, cloud computing, AI and applications develop surrounding 5G in ways never seen before.
"We are happy to have received the government’s approval allowing us to rebrand and operate as Dimension Data. Our vision is to be a partner of choice for businesses; delivering innovative, game-changing technology and solutions not only in Nigeria but in the Middle East and Africa," he said.
DPO Group, a leading African payment service provider (PSP) which has developed the technology to enable businesses and individuals across the continent to make payments online and offline with all currencies and payment methods, is being acquired by Network International (NI). NI comprises of a group of companies describing itself as a leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region
With learning institutions set to remain closed for an extended period, e-learning material on the Kenya Education Cloud by KICD and Mwalimoo by Eneza Education will be accessible at no cost via the free daily 100MB education bundle available on *544#. The bundle is also usable on the Viusasa and Longhorn e-learning platforms, which charge a subscription fee.
Kenya continues to evolve as a hive for creative talent — and TikTok is becoming increasingly popular as users search for new ways of creative expression. With a series of easy-to-use video capturing and editing tools integrated right within TikTok, users are showcasing a diverse range of creative short videos featuring special effects, stickers and other cool features.
ince the start of 2009, OPPO has been working on expanding its patent applications globally in various areas of technologies, having managed to move its WIPO’s international patents’ applications ranking from last year’s No. 17 to this year’s No. 5 after years of deep cultivation.
Tanzania’s leading mobile money service provider – Vodacom M-Pesa - has announced the expansion of its International Money Transfer service portfolio. Vodacom customers will now have the option and ability to easily transfer and receive funds from individuals across more than 200 countries worldwide.
Rwanda is renowned as a pioneer for gender equality. In 2020, it was the only African country ranked in the top 10 of the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report
The Association of African Universities (AAU) and digital television operator StarTimes media have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will see the two organizations partner towards growing access to University education.
The Coca-Cola system also donated to National Solidarity Funds in South Africa, Morocco, and Djibouti, and additional funds were allocated to boost awareness and mobilization to help stem infections in vulnerable communities across several countries.