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Digital Earth Africa pivotal to continent’s efforts to harness info resources

The Programme has started paving a new way to build a robust data infrastructure said Economic Commission for Africa Director.
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Africa’s financial architecture needs overhaul to meet SDG goals

One of the key takeaways from the 54th session of the Conference of Ministers (CoM2022) in Senegal under the theme “Financing Africa’s Recovery: Breaking New Ground”.

Paratus to rebrand ITA subsidiary as Paratus Angola

Internet Technologies Angola (ITA) to be renamed and rebranded effective beginning July this year.

Africa-focused mobile enterprise software firm Bamba raises US$3.2m to expand

468 Capital leads round for micro-merchants platform for Africa to scale.

Oracle to open new R&D lab in Morocco

New facility in Casablanca taps into African talent to create cloud solutions for Oracle customers.

Commvault appoints new exec for West and Central Africa

Rasheed (Ola) Jimoh tasked with driving company’s presence and solutions amid heightened demand for data protection and management.

Applications open for Google Black Founders Fund Africa

Sixty eligible black-founded start-ups across the continent will receive a share of US$4-million Fund.

Vodacom Tanzania leverages M-Pesa’s reach to catapult health insurance service

New service under VodaBima is offered through a partnership with Jubilee Insurance, Mo Assurance and Milvik Tanzania.

Naspers sows R40m into SADC-focused agritech firm Nile

Naspers Foundry leads R83 million (US$5.1-million) equity round in Nile, a B2B marketplace connecting farmers to buyers of fresh produce.

African Tech Voices: Reimagining network economics with Open RAN-led automation

While the MNOs have to constantly invest in upgrading networks to meet user expectations, the return on investment is not in proportion to the investment writes Ramin Attari, Regional VP Sales, Middle East and Africa, Parallel Wireless.

Africa’s start-ups investing in counterparts

Start-up founders are becoming investors in counterparts.

Deimos to present powerful workload security webinar

Learn how to secure your Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) infrastructure.

South Africa: DFA, Vumatel combined to form new fibre business

CIVH subsidiaries merged into still-to-be-named new fibre venture.