ICT and Governance

African Tech Voices: The business value of modern Hyperconverged Infrastructure

The global HCI Market is expected to grow from US$ 7.8-billion in 2020 to US$ 27.1-billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 28.1% as per ResearchandMarkets.com, says Tony Bartlett, Director Data Centre Compute Solutions at Dell Technologies South Africa.
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SpaceX to shuttle in Starlink connectivity in Zambia

Time frame of under six months announced, with development expected to escalate country’s position in the digital economy.

Kenya names new ICT Cabinet Secretary

New entrant into the tech space, Eliud Owalo has been selected, pending parliament's approval, to take over from Joe Mucheru.

Microsoft, AfDB partner to help Africa’s youth scale into business

Utilising the Bank’s Youth Entrepreneurship Investment Banks (YEIB), the partnership will scale up technical and financial support for young entrepreneurs.

Majority of MEA businesses plan to invest more in tech to boost CX

84% of respondents to SAS survey say they will leverage technology to improve customer experience.

South Sudan ups its connectivity game with new fibre deal

Country has announced an MoU with Djibouti to lay fibre network between the two countries via Ethiopia.

Mukuru, WeThinkCode team up to support women in tech

Financial services platform joins coding and tech training organisation to host women-only hackathon.
23 Sep

Africa has voice on Binance Global Advisory Board

Ibukun Awosika from Nigeria and South African Leslie Maasdorp are part of the initiative to support sustainable development of blockchain technology.
23 Sep

SA data science recruitment start-up to address UN

Zindi is scheduled to lead a session at the 8th edition of the UN Science Summit.

eBooks: Fundamentals of Uninterrupted IT

How do you keep your entire system online and functioning with no interruptions? Freshworks publishes e-book to unpack the details.
22 Sep

Africa dragging its heels on IPv6 migration

As an example, Kenya’s rate of adoption is under 8%, and the government has stipulated a deadline of July 2023 for full migration.
21 Sep

Regulatory stand-off could stall Yango’s journey in Cameroon

Russian ride-hailing app is in hot water for alleged non-compliance with industry regulation.

Botswana pins digital hopes on quintuple innovation framework

Academics and government collaborate on project that underpins a new frontier of R&D and innovation.