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MTN Rwanda redefines mobile internet

by PHYLLIS BIRORI KIGALI – MTN Rwanda has announced the introduction of Internet Irekure, a tailored internet prepaid pack. The mobile network provider said the move redefines mobile internet. The Irekure concept for voice calls which was launched in June was introduced to give customers a balance of choice, affordability and flexibility when calling on the MTN network. The offer ...

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Nigeria massively supports Africa Code Week

ABUJA -NIGERIA, Africa’s most populous country and biggest economy, has endorsed an award-winning digital literacy initiative aimed at bridging the digital and gender skills gap in the continent. Through the scheme called Africa Code Week (ACW), an initiative of SAP, Africa’s young generation is empowered with the coding skills they need to thrive in the 21st century. In north central Nigeria, over 450 teachers ...

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The network effect: ensuring effective healthcare in Africa

Press Release: Expert opinion By Simon Carpenter, Chief Technology Advisor at SAP Africa JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 18 September 2017, –/African Press Association (APA) /, Implementing effective healthcare in Africa will require multifarious stakeholders to collaborate in a more effective and efficient way to optimise the scarce resources available while maximising the potential of a growing population. I would argue ...

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Econet Media partners MTN Ghana on video content streaming

ACCRA – MTN Ghana has partnered with Econet Media’s Kwese TV to deliver video content to Ghanaian consumers. The latter is Africa’s newest multi-platform Pay TV network. Leveraging MTN’s superfast 4G LTE network, subscribers will be able to experience Kwesé TV’s premium entertainment and sports content seamlessly on their mobile devices. MTN Ghana subscribers will be able to stream Kwesé TV ...

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CAJ News receives further Pan-African recognition

CAJ News Africa CEO Savious-Parker Kwinika (left) receives the award on behalf of the news agency from Miss Africa Executive Director, Mr Neo Mashishi of ProAct Communications. Photo by Gift Ndolwane, CAJ News

JOHANNESBURG – THE continent’s premier news agency, Centre for African Journalists (CAJ) News Africa, has done it again! The Johannesburg-based media house has been honoured by organizers of the Miss Africa for promoting unity, investment and trade while championing pan-Africanism, the ideals that organizers of the pageant are also committed to. ProAct Communications Executive Director, Neo Mashishi, handed over the ...

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Miss Africa receives Rwanda stamp of approval

Miss Africa goes to Rwanda

KIGALI – THE Government of Rwanda has endorsed the Miss Africa pageant, paving the way for the hosting of the pan-African event in the East African country. The beauty contest is scheduled for May 20 in Kigali. Government’s endorsement came through the Rwanda Development Board and Rwanda Convention Bureau. “Rwanda Development Board, through Rwanda Convention Bureau, is privileged to be ...

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French tech firm announces Lagos expansion

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – ORANGE, the business-to-business division of the Orange Group, is reaffirming its commitment to support enterprises in Africa . The French-headquartered has established a new sales office in addition to the existing customer support activities in Nigeria . The objective is to support senior IT decision makers with strategies to grasp the market opportunities being brought by ...

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Uber expansion eases congestion in Mombasa

NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – UBER, the multinational online transportation network, has launched in Mombasa, Kenya to bring its growing global network to 399 cities. With the launch of Uber, Mombasa joins the list of smart transportation hubs in Africa. The company expressed excitement to exoand to the coastal city. “We’re really excited to be launching Uber in Mombasa. Giving locals and visitors in Mombasa ...

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Firms expand regional broadband connectivity

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – SOME leading technology companies are involved in discussions poised to deepen broadband penetration in the Central African  region. Nigeria’s MainOne, leading Communications Services Company in West Africa , and Cameroon Telecommunications Corporation (CAMTEL), the national telecommunications and Internet service provider in Cameroon, confirmed this would culminate in a Joint Venture Agreement. This announcement builds on the ...

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Safaricom launches festive merchant promotion

NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – SAFARICOM has launched a new consumer and merchant promotion that is intended to drive growth in Lipa Na M-PESA transactions during the festive season. Prizes valued at Kshs 118 million (US$1,15 million) will be won. The promotion, Lipa Na M-PESA Shida Nyumba, is among other activities that are geared to boost Lipa Na M-PESA transactions by ...

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