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1:40

Absa Botswana, Innovation Hub’s iBranch Recruiters to address skills shortage

Collaboration introduces Youth Hub to help address unemployment, digital skills shortage.
2:40
Friday

IBM to invest US$1bn in partner ecosystem to drive AI, cloud adoption

Company announces increased technical support, expanded framework of competencies and Cloud Engagement Fund.
1:50
Thursday

Zambia’s ZICTA looks to refine 5G strategy

Authority opens up channel for public consultation regarding spectrum bands.
1:40

Mascom details strategy to dominate in Botswana

Mobile operator unveils news products, services and details infrastructure development plans to cement leadership position.
3:30
Wednesday

IXP growth bodes well for Africa’s connected future

According to NAPAfrica, the number of IXPs in Africa has increased from 19 in 2012 to 46 in 2020.
2:00

Vodacom South Africa, Nokia partner to prep for 5G expansion

Photonic Service Engine 3 chipset hardware integrated to strengthen Vodacom’s optical transmission network.
3:30

Orange Mali, German Cooperation inaugurate telco’s fourth digital centre in Africa

Centre dedicated to digital skills development and youth-focused training.
1:40

Paratus Zambia opens new datacentre in Lusaka

The carrier neutral facility will offer various physical and virtual hosting services as well as opportunities for Content Delivery Networks (CDNs).
1:50
Monday

IFC pumps R372m into Africa’s digital infrastructure

Connectivity supports economic growth and job creation, says the development institution, which wants to connect more African homes and businesses.
2:00
23 Jul

MTN earmarks R350m for SA network upgrade

Company adds that it is making progress on its 5G rollout strategy.
1:50
22 Jul

Camtel contracts MTN GlobalConnect to commercialise wholesale internet abroad

Agreement relates to an MoU signed in April 2021 between Camtel and MTN Group’s Cameroonian subsidiary.