Equiano subsea cable comes ashore in Swakopmund

Paratus Namibia, Telecom Namibia and Google have confirmed the development and have affirmed it will become fully operational in Q4 this year.
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Social media regulation may trip Africa up en route to metaverse

World Wide Worx and Ornico Media Monitoring share insight from SA Social Media Landscape 2022 study.

MTN Cameroon’s new CEO means business

Mitwa Ng’ambi appointed to help solidify company’s operation in Cameroon’s increasingly competitive market.

Telesmart.io and Liquid team up to drive CXaaS in Africa

Liquid Cloud will use Telesmart.io’s platform to manage voice numbers and support the growth of Customer Experience as a Service (CXaaS) across the continent.

MTN initiates management shake-up in bid to grab more of Africa

MTN Group announces new CEOs for its operations in Cameroon, Rwanda and Uganda.

Kenya’s Pesapal gets the nod to engage Uganda market

Company continues to expand services within the East African bloc.

Namibia’s government bemoans level of access to internet, telco coverage

Half the country’s population has no internet access, according to the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology.

Xend Finance targets 500 000 non-crypto users

Company announces its objective after having officially reached 100 000 users, on the back of expansion into Ghana and Kenya.

Former Mastercard exec recruited to back Klasha’s bullish Africa scaling plans

Nile Younis joins as Klasha continues its rapid 2022 scaling to add value to cross-border African commerce.

African Tech Voices: Unlocking the full potential of the 5G ecosystem

There is an urgent need to use 5G-enabled technologies to accelerate a broader distribution of economic resilience says Matone Ditlhake, CEO at Corridor Africa Technologies.

Job cuts inevitable as Zamtel urgently seeks US$265m to stay afloat

Government has secured an equity partner and wants to onboard the foreign company by August this year.

EcoCash pens deal to enable PayPal service in cash-strapped Zimbabwe

Locals can now use PayPal’s Xoom mobile payment service for remittances.
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The future of the contact centre is being designed now, with advances in cloud computing exponentially changing what’s possible says Walroux Engelbrecht, Field and Professional Services Executive, Telviva.


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A partnership between tech and finance is crucial if a company is to stay relevant says Sumeeth Singh, Head: Cloud Provider Business, Sub-Saharan Africa at VMware.


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