Staff Writer

World Mobile chooses Zanzibar for balloon-driven mobile network

Company commits to full consumer retail and IOT coverage within 24 months.
Staff Writer
2:30
Yesterday

Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO

The company’s board of directors has unanimously appointed Parag Agrawal as CEO and a member of the board, effective immediately.
4:20
Monday

Networks Unlimited partners Netskope to drive cloud security across Africa

Netskope is a US-based cloud, data and network security provider to roll out Cloud Security Gateway on the continent.
2:40

European Investment Bank strengthens bond with Africa with €400m investment

Nairobi to host first EIB hub in Africa building on 45 years of EIB Kenya engagement.
2:20

Lesotho to build its first IPP solar project

Scatec signs agreement with Lesotho Electricity Company and Lesotho government for 20MW resource.
3:10

Unesco member states adopt global artificial intelligence ethics

The global agreement, adopted by Unesco’s 193 member states, which includes SA, addresses the increased gender and ethnic bias posed by AI.
2:40
Friday

MTN Zambia partners restaurant chain to serve up MoMo

MTN Mobile Money launches digital payment partnership with Hungry Lion Zambia.
2:30
Thursday

South African telcos ponder profit vs need conundrum

Country’s government plans to roll out connectivity to every home by 2024 as part of strategy to entrench digital economy.
2:50

Ckrowd secures US$160k to rev up expansion plans

Content streaming platform aims to disrupt the African and Afro-diaspora tech space.
4:00
24 Nov

WIOCC raises US$200m to expand connectivity and datacentre rollout

Equity capital raised from CAPE IV, a fund managed by leading Africa focused private equity fund manager, African Capital Alliance.
2:00

Satellite internet comes to SKA telescope region

The solution is touted as ideal for the area, as it will not compromise the radio frequency sensitivity in the Square Kilometre Array environment.
2:10

MTN Nigeria advances on IPO plans

Company secures approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission.
2:10

Paratus welcomes back Miles October as group marketing executive

October is one of the co-founders and shareholders of the first Paratus operation in Angola.