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Bank of Kigali picks Fiorano Software to drive its digital transformation
January 20, 2018

Rwanda’s largest commercial bank, Bank of Kigali, has chosen US tech company Fiorano Software to install its payment platform, as part of the bank's digital transformation agenda. The Project includes Integration with the Bank’s Temenos T24 Core Banking Solution with support for Online and Offline Banking features.

Fiorano ESB and Fiorano API Management form the backbone of all integrations in the Bank’s environment, enabling payment channels such as Mobile Banking and Internet Banking with a host of lending services.

The Bank selected Fiorano to replace its point-to-point integration with a scalable microservice-centric architecture built over an ESB. Fiorano ESB integrates its Temenos Core Banking System with its ATM and Card Management Systems and enables standardisation of its digital payment options and mobile payments. Fiorano’s common payment gateway now facilitates these payments.

The importance of technology to tap the market of a growing millennial generation that relies heavily on mobile transactions is vital. The Bank provides"...

January 20, 2018

Developing abundant shale gas has become a necessity for Algeria to reverse its declining domestic natural gas production and safeguard its economy.

Local gas demand is expected to rise rapidly due to continued population growth. In the decade"...

January 13, 2018

ALGIERS-President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Monday said that Alcomsat-1 satellite was “a tool to promote space technologies for peaceful purposes and will enable Algeria access to services that were the preserve of foreign companies.”


January 20, 2018

Power Africa, a U.S. Government initiative to double electricity access in sub-Saharan Africa, has launched the Guide to Community Engagement for Power Projects in Kenya. The Guide outlines how electricity producers can best engage with electricity consumers.

“This Guide is a critical addition to the Power Africa partnership. It is designed to offer power project developers information on community"...

January 20, 2018

Partech Ventures has launched Partech Africa fund, which has secured above $70 million commitments toward its target size of $120 million, making it the first technology fund of such size from a top tier international venture capitalist to be exclusively dedicated to the fast-growing tech ecosystem in Africa.

Partech Africa intends to focus on early stage growth funding, providing €0.5 to €5M"...

January 20, 2018

Natural gas exploration company Orca Exploration Group Inc. has announced that the escrow release conditions have been met regarding the first tranche of the previously announced investment of up to $130 million by Swala Oil & Gas Tanzania in the Orca Group.

As a result, the definitive agreements for the Investment have been released from escrow and are delivered and effective and the first tranche"...

January 20, 2018
(AETOS Wire) -- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a patent for the structure of CO2-cured Solidia Concrete™, advancing the performance and sustainability of materials available to the global construction and materials industries. Solidia Technologies® holds the exclusive licensing rights to the patent, which is held by Rutgers University, where the original generation of the material was invented. U.S. Patent No. 9,868,667, 'Bonding Element, Bonding Matrix and Composite Material Having the Bonding Element and Method of Manufacturing Thereof,' covers the composition of matter of the non-hydraulic concrete. “The hydrate bonds in conventional concrete can compromise that material’s strength and durability,” explained Solidia Chief Technology Officer Nicholas DeCristofaro, Ph.D. “With CO2-cured concrete, bonding elements based on silica and calcium carbonate create a wide range of attractive properties, including mechanical strength,......

January 20, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- The Coca-Cola Company announced today that it is fundamentally reshaping its approach to packaging, with a global goal to help collect and recycle the equivalent of 100% of its packaging by 2030.

This goal is the centerpiece of the Company’s new packaging vision for a World Without Waste, which the Coca-Cola system intends to"...

January 20, 2018
(AETOS Wire) -- DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) has been recognized as a 2018 Top 100 Global Technology Leader by Thomson Reuters. The inaugural program identifies the tech industry’s most operationally sound and financially successful organizations. The Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Tech Leaders study, the industry’s first holistic assessment of today’s leading tech companies, utilizes a 28-point data-driven algorithm to objectively identify organizations positioned to thrive in a complex and changing business environment. The patent pending methodology, developed by the Thomson Reuters Boston Innovation Lab, is based on eight principal pillars of performance: Financial Performance, Management and Investor Confidence, Risk and Resilience, Legal Compliance, Innovation, People and Social Responsibility,......