Huawei Internet services unit grows as more firms adopt cloud
The Chinese multinational telecoms giant witnessed significant growth in its Internet services business, servicing more than 2 300 customers in the past year.Sibahle Malinga
Google, Microsoft invest millions to empower African women
In light of International Women's Day, the tech giants establish initiatives to help create pathways to prosperity for women and girls across Africa.
Teraco gets R2.5bn loan funding for data centre construction
The data centre solutions provider signs a multibillion-rand loan funding deal, which it says will play a crucial role in data centre construction and job-creation.
Local firms fall victim as millions of IP addresses stolen
South African companies Sasol, Anglo American and Nedbank may have been compromised in the theft of over 4.1 million IP addresses in Africa.
Africa’s disclosed VC investments reached US$2.4bn in 2020
Despite COVID-19 disruptions, investor interest in African start-ups remained strong, with fintech retaining the lion's share of total funding, says Briter Bridges.
AWS partners BlackBerry on connected vehicle technology
The firms join forces to develop BlackBerry IVY, an intelligent vehicle data platform to help vehicle manufacturers create personalised driver experiences.
IITPSA president elected chairman of Africa ICT Alliance
Thabo Mashegoane, president of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa, takes the helm at the Africa ICT Alliance.
E-commerce, food delivery services bolster Naspers revenue
Naspers’s food delivery businesses nearly doubled revenue growth, while e-commerce revenue grew 69%, boosted by Tencent and Takealot Group.
African states remain tech colonies, says 4IR commissioner
A large number of technological-intensive services in Africa are still outsourced from international countries, says Rendani Mamphiswana, commissioner on 4IR.
VC landscape saw record investment, exit activity in 2019
Last year saw increased venture capital exits by investors in South African tech start-ups, with 50% of exit strategies reported as profitable.