Christopher Tredger

Local Zones key to AWS’ Africa growth strategy

Amazon Web Services said it is committed to the Africa market and recently launched a Local Zone in Kenya, one of 32 to be launched in 26 countries beginning this year.
Christopher Tredger

Ukheshe, AWS team up to help African Fintechs scale quickly

Fintech firm uses its affiliation to AWS Partner Network to engage markets that demand fast and secure transactions.

Vodacom edges closer to pan-African tech goal

Based on its preliminary results for the year ended 31 March 2022, company confirms a “watershed year” for its transition plans.

US datacentre firm targets Africa opportunity

Flexential opens network to Angola Cables to bolster inter-continental connectivity.
10 May

Africa determined to set its own datacentre agenda

More focus on data residency, sovereignty, as well as rise in new technologies such as AI, automation, IoT and analytics, which are being democratised by the cloud says Africa Data Centres CEO.

MTN Nigeria has plans in place to protect margins

Operator expects impact by NCC’s directive on NIN-SIM linkage, higher energy-related costs and investment required to launch MoMo Payment Service Bank.

Ghana: MTN, Vodafone sign national roaming agreement

Partnership to pilot national roaming in the Volta region.
25 Apr

TECNO teases SA market with promise of two new devices this year

Chinese mobile manufacturer TRANSSION Holdings, the company behind the TECNO and itel Mobile brands, intends to launch at least two devices in South Africa in Q2 and Q4 this year.

Unicorn Group launch first pan-African incubation program

In the entries, applicants must demonstrate: who they are, what they want from the programme, and why they should be considered.
Apr 14, 2022

Redvine Networks capitalises on Africa growth

Networking services provider is positioned to meet a growing need on the continent for robust SASE solutions.
Apr 13, 2022

New channel alliance looks to engage Africa with SD-WAN value proposition

4Voice to bring Adaptiv Networks’ SD-WAN solutions to the marketplace.
Apr 7, 2022

Seacom to acquire EOH-NS, Hymax for R144.9m

Proceeds of the transaction will be used to further reduce EOH’s debt.
Apr 7, 2022

Xiaomi taking holistic approach to engaging African smartphone market

Company this week released its Redmi Note 11 Series in South Africa, but has confirmed existing levels of investment in North Africa, and interest in regions in the East and West of the continent.