Vodacom, Tigo in Tanzania mobile money partnership

February 25, 2015 2:48 pm3 comments
TiGo Tanzania's TiGo Pesa

DAR ES SALAAM – MILLIONS of M-Pesa and Tigo Pesa customers in Tanzania will soon be able to send and receive money directly into each other’s e-wallets. This follows the signing of a mobile money interoperability agreement between Tigo and Vodacom, the mobile network operators. Rene Meza, Vodacom Tanzania’s Managing Director […]

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Tech-savvy Nigerian NGOs forcing politicians to act

7:35 am1 comment
Nigeria elections

LAGOS – AHEAD of the Nigerian presidential election, apps and phone texts are mobilising communities to tackle government neglect. The stakes are high in Nigeria’s presidential election on March 28. Ethnic tensions, Boko Haram’s violent attacks, and the “north-south divide” have spurred speculation about a post-election crisis. Citizens are watching […]

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IT leaders summit to address cyber security

February 24, 2015 2:39 pm2 comments
cybercrime

JOHANNESBURG – THE upcoming IT Leaders Africa Summit will explore the mechanisms companies could use to ensure a secure information-processing environment. The event, which is in its sixth year, is scheduled for March 18 and 19 at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg. Joint silver sponsors at the 6th IT Leaders […]

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