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Visa fosters Sub-Saharan fintech entrepreneurship


By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – VISA has expanded to Sub-Saharan Africa its global innovation programme for start-ups to solve future commerce challenges, enhance their product propositions and provide visionary solutions for Visa’s partners. Entrants in the Everywhere Initiative will have the opportunity to compete for a chance to win up to US$50 000, […]

Avaya concludes Spoken acquisition


by STAFF REPORTER JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AVAYA Holdings, the global digital communications software, services and devices firm, has closed its acquisition of Spoken Communications, the innovator in Contact Centre as a Service (CCaaS) solutions. The Spoken platform accelerates Avaya’s growth in cloud-based solutions and provides a reliable and highly scalable cloud platform for customers […]

Zimbabwe earmarks ICT sector to revive economy

Zimbabwe's ICT Minister Supa Mandiwanzira

From DANAI MWARUMBA in Harare , Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE is to launch a revolving fund aimed at enhancing the growth of the information and communications technology in the country. The industry is earmarked as a cornerstone for economic revival. Next Wednesday, President Emmerson Mnangagwa is scheduled to launch the fund, which is […]

MTN multimillion-dollar spend on ICT upgrades


by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN Group, the continent’s biggest mobile operator by subscriber base, has invested over R31,4 million (US$2,6 million) in rolling out network and information technology (ICT) across its markets over the past year. Some 8 583 3G sites and 8 611 4G sites were rolled out. “This investment has resulted […]

Kenya coal plant confirmed for coast

coal plant

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – EAST Africa’s largest economy – Kenya’s first coal-fired plant is set to bring electricity to an area of high unemployment and puts the country at the table for a global alliance on fossil fuels. Kenya is to go ahead with a coal-fired power station near the port town […]

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