Reacting to the recent events in Iran and the restrictions on online communication, WhatsApp has introduced proxy support for all users worldwide, as this would allow users to continue using the messaging platform even if their connection is disrupted or blocked.
The Afreximbank Academy (AFRACAD), a learning, knowledge, and networking hub designed to help advance African trade through capacity building and leadership, was launched on 3rd October 2022 in Kampala, Uganda, at the three-day Afreximbank Trade Finance Seminar.
Africa’s leading payment platform, Quickteller Business, powered by Interswitch, has introduced Smart PoS terminals, which will enable Small and Medium Business Enterprises (SMEs) and merchants in Africa to accept payments seamlessly and better manage their transactions.
Talent City, a revolutionary community founded by serial African techpreneurs, is moving to Alaro City, Lagos’ new city in the Lekki Free Zone. Talent City is an innovative community designed and built for the future of work, where remote work-friendly policies, co-living, speedy internet, and reliable infrastructure seamlessly integrate with an unrivalled digital experience.
KCB Uganda has rolled out ATM recyclers at select banking halls across the country, as a way of enhancing customer experience and improving the turnaround time at the banking halls.
In a bid to ensure data protection of users during verification transactions and to reduce redundancies during retrieval, usage, transfer, and storage of NIN, the Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the introduction of a suite of digital tokens that will replace the aging NIN slip and polycarbonate card.
The Togolese Post Office – Société des Postes du Togo (La Poste), has launched a mobile application called the E-poste. This service is available to customers with a post office account with La Poste and allows them to manage their financial operations without wasting time at the counter of the post offices.
The government of Zimbabwe has announced the launch of an electronic passport (e-Passport), which would protect the privacy of citizens as it comes with advanced security features against identity theft and counterfeiting of travel documents.
Zimbabwe Posts (Pvt) Ltd (Zimpost), the leading postal, communication, and financial services provider in Zimbabwe, has launched a PostMoney Centre and digital money order service.
Barely a month after settling its patent lawsuits against Skechers, Nike is suing Adidas for infringing its patent rights to its Flyknit sneakers.