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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1:30
Thursday

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.
1:20
Wednesday

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.
3:10

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.
2:50
Monday

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.
1:40

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.
2:10
Monday

Mukuru, WeThinkCode team up to support women in tech

Financial services platform joins coding and tech training organisation to host women-only hackathon.
5:50
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.
2:50
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.
1:00

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.
1:50
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.
2:00
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.
1:20

Botswana pins digital hopes on quintuple innovation framework

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