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Pics: Tour Africa Data Centres’ Midrand facility expansion

The cloud-neutral datacentre provider completes the first phase of its Midrand-based datacentre expansion, as it grows to meet skyrocketing demand.
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Africa Data Centres pumps billions into SA facilities

The carrier-neutral data centre provider invests R4 billion in its Johannesburg data centre expansion, and outlines plans to build a fourth location in SA.

AWS claims pivotal role in creation of African unicorns

The Amazon subsidiary says it played an instrumental role in helping to create some of the African tech start-ups currently valued at over $1 billion.
Oct 21, 2021

African tech start-ups must put social impact before profit

Investors increasingly search for start-ups that score high on environmental and social ethics, as conscious capitalism gains momentum in Africa’s tech industry.
Sep 29, 2021

Struggle to fill thousands of ICT vacancies persists in SA

While the local ICT sector has adapted to the changes caused by the pandemic, the industry continues to struggle to fill tens of thousands of ICT vacancies.
Sep 15, 2021

Operators ramp up eSIM services but adoption remains low

Despite significant progress in the commercial availability of eSIM devices, Sub-Saharan Africa shows the lowest adoption and service rollout rate.
Aug 24, 2021

Women entrepreneurs overtake men in Fintech adoption

Around 81% of surveyed MEA female entrepreneurs adopt digital payment solutions, in comparison to 68% of their male counterparts.
Aug 10, 2021

Mobility Fintech Moove raises R335m

The company plans to expand its operations and democratise vehicle ownership in SA, Nigeria and Ghana following its latest funding round.
Aug 3, 2021

TFG Africa sees online growth after closing 29 stores

The fashion retail giant posts Q1 online shopping turnover growth of 23.2%, with its e-commerce revenue contributing 9.8% to total group turnover.
Aug 2, 2021

ICT industry veteran Johann Coetzee joins NEC XON

Former Datacentrix MD Johann Coetzee joins NEC XON as executive VP of the ICT solutions company, taking over from Eugene le Roux.

Digify Africa, Facebook offer free digital skills via WhatsApp

Skills development initiative Digify Africa collaborates with Facebook to offer a WhatsApp learning platform to provide African youth with digital skills.
Jun 29, 2021

Digital Africa Ventures seeks tech start-ups after funding boost

The Johannesburg-based venture capital firm raises R25 million, which it will invest in innovative South African tech start-ups.
Jun 10, 2021

African CEOs plan to reduce headcount in automation push

The business leaders look to decrease their organisations’ headcount within the next 12 months amid increased investments in digital transformation initiatives, says PwC.