Phathisani Moyo

South Africa explores using AI tools to eradicate TB

Experts are currently discussing how AI can be used to enhance the diagnosis of both TB and silicosis in the country to address the current backlogs.
Phathisani Moyo

IEX cable connecting Europe to India lands in Egypt

The undersea system landed in Egypt at two cable landing stations: Zafarana2 in the Red Sea and Sidi Kerir on the Mediterranean, connecting two seas and continents.

South Africa probes online trader Finbok for infractions

The South African Financial Sector Conduct Authority says the investigated parties did not refund clients or allow them to processing withdrawal from the platform.

Radisson Blu Nairobi adds electric cars to fleet in Kenya

Radisson Blu Hotel says the project aims to reduce carbon emissions and promote a greener tourism experience. It has installed a dedicated charging station for the EV.

Vodacom Egypt deploys world 1st triple-band mobile radio unit

The telco says  one single radio unit will reduce the cost of Vodacom’s 4G/5G network rollout in the country.

KnowBe4 warns Africa about phishing, social engineering

Research shows that one in three corporate employees on the continent is vulnerable to cyber crimes.

MasterCard’s inaugural ed-tech conference set for Nigeria next month

The conference scheduled for July 8-10 in Nigeria will highlight the transformative role of technology in Africa’s education ecosystem.

Cloud outperforms AI in Africa's digital baking revolution

Cloud computing is the most often mentioned technology being used in banking digitisation plans.
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Axian Telecom appoints new Free au Senegal CEO

Kamal Okba, the current CEO of Tigo Tanzannia, will take over his new post on July 1, replacing Mamadou Mbengue.

Asia’s richest man uses Ghana as springboard into Africa

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani has targeted Ghana as his entry point into Africa’s digital revolution.

Emtel opens shares to South African, UK, Mauritian investors

Priced at MUR 23 per share, the offer that opened yesterday will close on June 22.

ITU pledges $106m to SA women, girls’ empowerment

Elle International is funding the project that will drive gender equality and empowerment through the provision of digital platforms, smart solutions and data.

Orange, Digital Africa partner to grow tech startups

Fuzé is a €6.5 million facility that invests in startups at the ideation and minimum viable product stage founded by African entrepreneurs. It is wholly owned by Digital Africa.