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Q&A: Huawei’s Cao Ming on 5G trends, network challenges, and collaborative innovation

Since its launch a little over three years ago, the number of global 5G connections have grown exponentially.
11 Nov

Twitter closes Africa office after Ghanaian lay-offs

Employees have described the offer of three months’ severance as “insulting”.

Uganda’s tech minister lambasts Facebook in discussion on social media’s relevance to digital economy

Delegates from Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia attend Ministerial Forum for Developing Africa’s Digital Economy, hosted by Huawei on the sidelines of the annual 2022 AfricaCom.

Gigamon recognised as top deep observability vendor, with 68% market share

Revenue in the deep observability market is projected to reach $278 million in 2022, and is forecast to reach $2 billion by 2026, according to the 650 Group report.
Nov 4, 2022

Gigamon delivers pivotal advancements across deep observability pipeline with GigaVUE 6.0 release

The deep observability cosempany announced an expansive set of new capabilities to the Gigamon Hawk Deep Observability Pipeline.
Oct 19, 2022

Digital rights activists head to court as Uganda unveils new social media law

A new Bill was passed by the country’s parliament in September and could see offenders locked up for up to ten years.
Sep 28, 2022

VALR app launches AppGallery, the biggest crypto exchange headquartered in Africa, is excited to announce the launch of its app on AppGallery.
Sep 13, 2022

White paper: Elevating the digital workplace experience

The key challenge organisations face is delivering consistent and delightful employee experiences irrespective of role or location.
Aug 23, 2022

Netflix invites Africa’s storytellers to make their mark

Netflix scholarship applications for West and Central Africa now open.

Safaricom Ethiopia dragged onto social media for discrimination

Company meets with organisers of online protest over allegations of discriminatory recruitment practices.

Kenya’s election dogged by social media-infused inaccuracy

Civil- and human rights organisations sound alarm over misinformation and misleading reports.
Aug 1, 2022

Kenya gov’t vows to leave social media alone despite Facebook fracas

Government has assured market it will not interfere with any social media site ahead of elections, despite a showdown between the NCIC and Facebook.
Jul 25, 2022

Infobip creates a new digital experience for all tennis fans

As the tournament’s technology partner, Infobip has created one of the first tennis tournament chatbots.