MTN South Africa beefs up its executive team with two key appointments

SOUTH AFRICA – MTN South Africa has beefed up its executive team, appointing Michele Gamberini as chief technology and information officer (CTIO) and Megan Nicholas as MD of MTN Supersonic, the network’s fiber and broadband internet service provider. Gamberini’s appointment takes effect from February 2022, while Nicholas took charge from 1 January 2022. The telco announced said the duo will…

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Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics launches online booking platform

ETHIOPIA – Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, Africa’s largest network operator has launched a new feature that enables customers to make online reservations for their cargo. The platform enables customers to check flight schedules, space availability, loadability of freight and make real-time bookings of their shipment in a single and convenient way on cargobooking.ethiopianairlines.com. Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services is…

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CDC Tunisia to oversee newly launched investment fund for SMEs in the country

TUNISIA – Tunisia has launched an investment fund “InnovaTECH” intended to guide financing for innovative or technological Tunisian SMEs with growth. It’s a 125 million dinar (US$43 million) investment fund aimed at funding innovative Tunisian SMEs or high-growth technologies. The Tunisian government has given the Caisse des Depots et des Consignations (CDC), the Fund’s sponsor (ANCHOR INVESTOR), responsibility for the…

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IT firm Kale join hands with Private Sector Foundation Uganda for multimodal e-marketplace

UGANDA – Kale Logistics Solutions (Kale), IT solutions provider for the global logistics industry, has partnered with Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) to offer a Logistics e-Marketplace to stakeholders across the entire multimodal logistics ecosystem in Uganda, reports Logistics Update Africa. The e-marketplace is an online portal for booking door-to-door cargo transportation services, offering competitive pricing and total transparency of…

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Tunisia’s delivery startup Lamma launches in Morocco in its international expansion plans

MOROCCO – Lamma, a last mile delivery startup designed for young, active Africans, is beginning its international expansion with a launch in Morocco. Founded by Yassir El Ismaili El Edrissi, Hamza Guesmi and Koussi Aymen in 2020, Lamma delivers groceries, food, personal care, electronics and fashion items to users in less than 45 minutes, using a blend of dark stores…

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