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Ecobank connects 34 African countries with a unified cash management system

Ecobank empowers international business development in Africa with a consolidated payments system powered by Fusion Cash Management from Finastra. Dr Tomisin Fashina, Group CIO and Managing Director, eProcess International SA Ecobank, tells Intelligent CIO Africa why the bank implemented Finastra’s Fusion Cash Management to address the growing ubiquity of faster, modern payments with integrated liquidity […]

South Africa’s Wits University navigates digital learning challenges with AWS Cloud

While the COVID-19 pandemic has adversely impacted on every aspect of life and economy in South Africa, the higher education sector has not been spared with universities prioritising online education to ensure their academic years are not disrupted. When South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa, declared the ‘State of Disaster’ in the country in March 2020 […]

Avaya empowers students across Africa to continue learning with Avaya Spaces

As many as 250 million children across Africa are currently unable to access primary and secondary schools as a result of COVID-19-related closures. Analysts have shared concerns that this may create a lost generation of learners, causing many children to leave school prematurely. Avaya, a global provider of solutions to enhance and simplify communications and […]

Sterling Bank unveils new banking features on WhatsApp with Clickatell’s Chat Banking Solution

Customers can now initiate bank transfers, airtime and bill payments, check balance and BVN enquiries, as well as generate statements directly on WhatsApp with the aid of Kiki

Synthesis migrates Afgri eAccounts banking platform to AWS

South Africa-based AFGRI Agri Services, is an agricultural services company with core competencies to enhance, support and guide the growth of agricultural enterprises. As a partner in agriculture, the company provides services across the entire grain production and storage cycle. In addition, it offers financial support and solutions as well as inputs and hi-tech equipment, […]

Massbuild elevates customer engagement with SAP Marketing Cloud deployment

Home improvement, DIY and building materials retailer Massbuild, is elevating client experiences after it deployed SAP Marketing Cloud to enhance its marketing campaigns and customer engagement.

Coficab standardises its global backup strategy with Veeam

To consolidate its status as an international company, Tunisia-based Coficab wanted to homogenise its IT infrastructure and standardise its backup strategy across all its 13 production sites to improve management efficiency and ensure data integrity and availability, a crucial element for the company’s production activity. The business challenge“One in five cars in the world is […]

Leading Kenyan school plugs the COVID-19 learning gap with Avaya Spaces

As over 17 million students across Kenya face a third month of being locked out of classrooms, the country’s leading schools are turning to video collaboration technologies from Avaya to ensure that their students can continue learning.   Following the launch of the Avaya Spaces video collaboration app in Kenya – with the solution offered […]

Curro schools continue to put learners at heart of education

The harsh reality of Digital Transformation means companies and organisations will be left behind if they do not conform and adapt their technology offerings. Curro realised it needed to bring its curriculum to life, digitally. Riaan Vlok, Head of IT at Curro Holdings, tells us how its virtualised data centre now helps the institution to […]

Commercial Bank of Africa revolutionises mobile banking with Fiorano

With the Commercial Bank of Africa launching its mobile service M-Shwari, it found its core banking systems infrastructure did not support an effective integration. With the bank needing a way to integrate its core banking applications with other enablers it turned to Fiorano. Following the successful deployment of core banking integration, M-Shwari logs 40,000 customers […]

The game changer for South Africa’s oldest bank

First National Bank (FNB) is the oldest bank in South Africa and one of the country’s ‘big four’ financial institutions. It is a division of FirstRand Limited, a large financial services conglomerate, which trades on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange under the symbol FSR. FNB is also listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the symbol […]

SAP and Converge Solutions deliver powerful healthcare solution for African hospitals

Namibia is one of the countries benefitting from a SAP solution from Converge that is delivering a powerful healthcare solution for African hospitals. The most recent client that has implemented Converge’s SAP solution is Fresenius Medical Care, which has deployed it as a key building block in enabling its World Class Patient Experience vision. The […]

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