Christopher Tredger

Kenyan AI focused start-up raises US$85m in funding

Gro Intelligence provides decision-making tools, solutions and analytics to the food, agriculture, and climate economies.

Oliver Fortuin to lead Seacom in 2021

MTN executive to replace Byron Clatterbuck who announced resignation effective 31 March next year.
Dec 2, 2020

South Africa’s HOSTAFRICA acquires Cape-based Clickworks Internet

Hosting company says COVID has increased demand for ICT and internet services.
Dec 1, 2020

5G will reach 15% of world’s population by year-end says Ericsson

Discernible volumes of 5G subscriptions are expected from 2022 in Sub-Saharan Africa, finds latest Ericsson Mobility Report.

Dell announces Project APEX to simplify cloud , IT services management

Company details Cloud Console, a new online platform to deliver ‘Everything-as-a-Service’ model.

Exclusive: Intamed to distribute OrCam artificial vision devices in South Africa

OrCam MyEye is a wearable device that allows the blind and visually impaired to understand text and identify objects through discrete audio feedback.
Nov 23, 2020

Post intrusion ransomware the biggest threat to businesses in Africa

The year has witnessed a spike in the use of COVID for fraudsters says McAfee fellow and chief scientist.
Nov 19, 2020

Africa Data Centres Nairobi-based datacentre secures Tier III certification

Uptime Institute’s Tier Standard is the globally recognised standard for datacentre reliability and overall performance.
Nov 17, 2020

South Africa: Telviva completes buy-out of AnD Communications

Deal expected to enable Telviva to extend the benefit of cloud-based communications services to companies looking to migrate from premise-based systems.
Nov 11, 2020

West Africa’s Djoliba backbone launched

Companies detail the significance of investment in connectivity infrastructure that could address a potential 330 million inhabitants.
Nov 10, 2020

Connectivity infrastructure and regulation top AfricaCom 2020 agenda

South Africa details ambition as it acknowledges continent’s need to embrace 4IR opportunity.