Malawi telcos dealt heavy blow with Kwacha devaluation

Telekom Networks Malawi and Airtel Malawi both project subdued results for half-year ended 30 June.
Michael Malakata
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New innovation trumpets Africa’s growing interest in Metaverse

African tech start-up SodaWorld, recently backed by Swiss venture capital firm, is a platform designed to connect musicians with revenue opportunities.
2:30

Niger launches digital platform to bolster trade

Webb Fontaine and the Niger Chamber of Commerce and Industry launch Niger National Single Window (NNSW) platform.
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Yesterday

Vodafone Ghana’s Telecel deal hangs in the balance

Country’s National Communications Authority puts the breaks on, but denies it is blocking the planned acquisition.
3:30
Yesterday

Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda come up trumps for MTN

Performance by MTN’s operations in Africa has helped the operator maintain its course.
3:30

EXCLUSIVE: African Tech Voices: Future proofing IT environments with intelligent data management solutions

For organisations to make decisions and deliver microservices and respond to market changes based on what the data tells them, they need to ensure their data is flawless says Kate Mollett, Senior Regional Director at Commvault, Africa South & East.
1:40

Kenya’s election dogged by social media-infused inaccuracy

Civil- and human rights organisations sound alarm over misinformation and misleading reports.
3:10
Wednesday

Ericsson, SkyMax network to fire up 5G interest in Sub-Saharan Africa

Companies look to build next-gen 5G broadband network, inclusive of a digital services delivery platform.
1:40
Wednesday

Techies go toe-to-toe in MTN Cameroon MoMo Hackathon

Three finalists, from a shortlist of 12, will stand a chance of sharing US$10,000 in prize money.
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The under of representation

Female representation in the technology sector is dropping; how can the world reverse this trend to gain the immense value that women bring to the digital table asks Mandisa Ntloko-Petersen, CMO at BCX.

Tuesday

Sales on contact – go digital but not ‘disparate digital’

Integration of a contact centre platform with CRM delivers the perfect customer journey and CX says Anne-Meine Gramsma, Chief Commercial Officer of ContactCenter4ALL.

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Five reasons why GMT+2 is Middle Earth for tech talent

Job marketplace OfferZen’s co-founder, Phil Joubert, shares the magic of the time zone that connects East with West, Asia with the Americas, and software developers with international companies.

5 Aug
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Fujifilm and Qure.ai Join Hands With IHVN to Accelerate TB Screening in Rural Nigerian Communities
TB is the leading cause of death in Sub-Saharan Africa (Nigeria inclusive) and the most common opportunistic co-infection alongside HIV.
NAMA-UN Women Build Capacities of 16,000 Women Entrepreneurs; Facilitate Their Entry Into South Africa’s Value Chains
UN-Women’s advocacy efforts further delivered results when the President of South Africa earmarked 40 percent of public procurement projects for women-owned enterprises.
NetWitness Announces New Threat Detection and Intelligence Capabilities with NetWitness Platform XDR 12
Newest version of cutting-edge XDR technology focuses on critical threat detection
NetWitness Appoints Industry Veteran Ken Naumann as New CEO
NetWitness, an RSA® Group Business and globally trusted provider of cybersecurity technologies and incident response services, today welcomes Ken Naumann as the new Chief Executive Officer.
TNS Targets Global Growth with Strategic Acquisition of AGNITY Global
The move strategically enhances TNS’ Communications Market global capabilities through AGNITY’s established channel partnerships business model that spans more than 12 countries.
A Digital Twin of Kabuki Actor Shido Nakamura Created with NTT’s Another Me Technology Debuts at “Cho Kabuki 2022 Powered by NTT”
Created in collaboration with Shochiku Co., Ltd., the Shido Twin autonomously reproduces the gestures of Shido Nakamura, who plays the leading role in Cho-kabuki, using the body motion generation technology of Another Me. 
Waldom Electronics Announces New Advisory Board
Waldom Electronics is excited to announce the launch of its Advisory Board comprised of recognized leaders who will bring their knowledge and experience to the company.