MTN Ghana introduces new security measures to tackle mobile money fraud

MTN Ghana introduces new security measures to tackle mobile money fraud

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GHANA – MTN Ghana has introduced new security measures to protect mobile money users from fraudulent activities and ensure customers have enhanced user experience. Some security measures being outlined by MTN Ghana to protect registered subscribers include re-introduction of ‘allow cash out’…

DEVELOP South Africa introduces new data protection technology to enhance security

DEVELOP South Africa introduces new data protection technology to enhance security

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SOUTH AFRICA – DEVELOP South Africa, a communication solution brand wholly owned by Bidvest Company, has launched the new ineo i-Series with next-generation technology. The solution offers higher speeds and enhanced security features that allows users to control information, protect data and…

Relocated Karpowership power production facility resumes operations

Relocated Karpowership power production facility resumes operations

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GHANA – Karpowership Ghana Company Limited, one of the largest producers of electricity in Ghana, has resumed operations. The company had shut down operations at its powership, a floating power plant, for over three weeks to allow for relocation. Previously the Kapowership…

Bank of Kigali digital platform disburses over US$7.7m in first half of 2019

Bank of Kigali digital platform disburses over US$7.7m in first half of 2019

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RWANDA – Bank of Kigali’s digital product, BK Quick disbursed US$7.7 million (Rwf 7.1bn) as of June 2019 according to the bank’s financial statement, reports New Times Rwanda. This is one of the bank’s digital efforts in a bid to increase financial…

iBuild to provide its platform for managing housing projects of Shelter Afrique

iBuild to provide its platform for managing housing projects of Shelter Afrique

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AFRICA – Shelter Afrique, the only pan-African finance institution that exclusively supports the development of the housing and real estate sector in Africa, has partnered with multi-national fintech startup iBUILD Global to manage its housing projects, reports Capital News. This is according…

Cisco invests US$9.49m to support South Africa digitisation

Cisco invests US$9.49m to support South Africa digitisation

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SOUTH AFRICA – Cisco, a US-based networking solution giant, announced a US$9.49 million investment to support the digitisation of SA. Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) initiative is a global programme aimed at accelerating national digitisation agendas to support job creation, innovation, and…

Naspers leads US$2.33 m funding in blockchain platform DappRadar

Naspers leads US$2.33 m funding in blockchain platform DappRadar

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SOUTH AFRICA – Global Internet titan, Naspers, together with two other venture capitalists, has raised close to R30 million (US$2.33 million) to invest in DappRadar, a platform for discovering and analysing blockchain-based decentralised applications (dapps). Dapps are applications that run on peer-to-peer…