Huawei unveils Non-Stop Banking initiative to spur innovation in Africa

Through the programme, the ICT vendor plans to facilitate ‘a digital future of non-stop services, non-stop development, and non-stop innovation’ for banks.
Samuel Mungadze

NAPAfrica’s 3Tbps milestone driven by growth in Africa’s digital economy

What started as an idea to assist global content investment to African shores, while also improving latency, has emerged as a leading interconnection hub says Michele McCann, Head of Platforms at Teraco.

Botswana varsity hits a milestone with agrivoltaic project

The university is pioneering latest technology to build an one megawatt agrivoltaic project aimed at producing both solar energy and food.

MTN GlobalConnect rekindles BICS alliance

The partnership will reinforces both organisations’ cloud communications, roaming, and IoT ambitions.

Paratus Group’s DR Congo fibre highway goes live

The project will enable other operators to offer high-speed fibre connectivity to businesses and consumers in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
15 Mar

Seacom goes live on Equiano cable, connects SA to Portugal

The subsea cable is expected to be a massive job creation machine, driven by the expansion of the digital economy and peripheral sectors.

Africa Data Centres to power facilities in SA with solar energy

DPA SA will supply 12MW of renewable solar energy to ADC facilities, partly from the solar farm it is developing near Bloemfontein.

MTN GlobalConnect accelerates fibre, mobility services push

MTN GC rolled out 5 157km of new fibre in 2022, bringing its total inventory of proprietary fibre to over 105 157km as at 31 December 2022.
10 Mar

Roam opens mega electric motorcycle plant in Kenya

The new 10,000-square-meter facility, Roam Park, unveiled yesterday, will house the company’s East African headquarters, and electric motorcycle production lines.

New demands for data centres in Africa, Teraco, ADC respond

Companies are being urged to take a ‘holistic view’ of the energy consumed by data centres, and ‘how to get a grip on it’.

This is how Orange is bringing innovation, skills to DRC

Orange has produced 1 700 learners, equipped with digital skills in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
6 Mar

European Investment Bank unveils fibre plan for 2.5m Africans

EIB investment will enable the construction of 1 200 kilometres of fibre, part of the 20 000 kilometres that BCS plans to build in Africa.

Africa celebrates use of tech by female climate activists

The women’s achievements in fighting climate change were celebrated at an awards ceremony in Niger.