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Namibian banking transformed through IT

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A partnership between SAP, the multinational software corporation, and a multinational professional services firm, Ernst & Young (EY), has been lauded for driving sustainable digital development banking in Namibia. Among the institutions that have benefitted is the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) , which has adopted technology by SAP. EY Africa was instrumental in implementing the ...

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MTN, Rwanda Online partner on e-government solution

PHYLLIS BIRORI KIGALI, (CAJ News) – MTN Rwanda and Rwanda Online Platform Limited (ROPL) have partnered on a solution envisaged to make payment for government services easier through the Irembo e-Government platform. Irembo is a single “one-stop-shop” for government service applications and payment. MTN customers can use their MTN Mobile Money accounts to make payments for government services that are currently available on the ...

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Digital revolution revives Africa’s insurance industry

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – TECHNOLOGY is changing the face of the insurance industry in Africa as companies in the sector embrace latest solutions in their expansion into the continent. This is the prevailing sentiment among experts from a leading global multinational software corporation. “Insurers need to know their customers’ current needs to effectively predict their future demands, and while doing so, find new servicing opportunities,” ...

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MTN marks Women’s Day in Rwanda

 PHYLLIS BIRORI KIGALI, (CAJ News) – MTN Rwanda has commended the efforts of all female employees and women in Rwanda who continue to work hard to bring economic, political and social achievements to the forefront in the country. The mobile operator said these helped drive the country’s development. In recognition of Rwandan Women, MTN on Tuesday held a special Women’s Day discussion under ...

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Organisations transformed into digital enterprises

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A global initiative has been launched to enable executives and professionals to transform their organisations into digital enterprises. The scheme, SAP Education Network for Digital Transformation, is the brainchild, of SAP, the Germany-headquartered market leader in enterprise application software. “SAP Education Network for Digital Transformation enables business leaders, IT executives, IT experts and end users in the SAP ...

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MTN Rwanda launches 4G LTE services

From PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) – MTN Rwanda has announced the launch of 4G long term evolution (LTE) on mobile phones. This enables customers with 4G enabled devices to make voice calls and use mobile data on the 4G LTE network. This latest development allows customers to maintain a full 4G experience during a call. This means voice and ...

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Service providers receive digital economy boost

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SAP, the multinational software corporation, has launched its Big Data Margin Assurance solution to help communication service providers (CSPs) thrive in the digital economy. This would enable the providers make detailed information on margins and profits available to business uPowered by SAP HANA, the solution provides a consolidated repository and analytics engine for fast and real-time ...

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Money transfer service expands to Europe

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SIMBAPAY, a leading digital money transfer provider, has expanded its nstant Africa money transfer service to five new countries in Europe. The service has been expanded to France, Germany, Ireland, Italy and Spain following a pilot that has been running for three months in the countries. SimbaPay will be expanding to another six countries, not yet ...

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ICT industry supports Gauteng education scheme

JOHANNESUBRG, (CAJ News) – THE Information Technology Association of South Africa (ITA) has partnered with Gauteng Department of Education GDE) on the latter’s Schools of Specialisation (SoS) aimed at enabling scholars to excel in their chosen disciplines. SoS will focus on particular disciplines such as mathematics and science , engineering, commerce and entrepreneurship, sport and the arts. The programme forms ...

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MTN Nigeria withdraws suit against NCC

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – MTN Nigeria has agreed to withdraw the matter against the Nigerian Communications Commission from the Federal High Court in Lagos. The mobile network operator said it had agreed “without prejudice good faith” payment of N50 billion (USD250 million) to the Federal Government of Nigeria on the basis that this would be applied towards a settlement, which ...

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