European Union sets up fund for African innovations
African researchers and innovators to tap into multibillion-rand funding programme, after the European Union unveils a fund dedicated to their innovations.Simnikiwe Mzekandaba
It’s boom time for Africa’s internet exchange points development
Africa’s internet exchange points show significant gains, with SA as the nation with the most developed internet ecosystem in Africa, reveals the Internet Society.
Africa tipped to be emerging technology powerhouse
Africa’s undying spirit and massive techno-economic potential are catalysts for thriving in these challenging times, says the UN Broadband Commission’s Bocar Ba.
The Internet’s time to be a basic ‘human right’ has arrived
On the occasion of the 32nd birthday of the World Wide Web, chief web advocate Nnenna Nwakanma highlights key actions for the future of its existence.
Vodacom debuts gender-based violence awareness app
The Vodacom Foundation unveils the Bright Sky app in SA, in an effort to help fight the scourge of gender-based violence in the country.
Andile Ngcaba touts broader support for start-ups, SMMEs
The Digital Council Africa plans to collaborate with industry players to boost support for start-ups and SMMEs, says council president Andile Ngcaba.
South Africa leads Sub-Saharan Africa’s fibre uptake
Even though fibre remains a niche technology, South Africa has the highest number of fibre-based connections in the region.
Digital Council Africa readies fibre industry virtual conference
The Digital Council prepares to stage the first of its CONEXT series of events, kicking off with a pre-conference event on 23 November.
Huawei eyes 2021 release of HarmonyOS-powered smartphones
The Chinese technology giant readies to rollout smartphones that run with its rival operating system amid ongoing restrictions.
Africa embraces cloud even as security fears persist
While cloud computing is now a standard business tool among African businesses, IT decision-makers remain concerned about the spate of data breaches.
Africa’s PPE portal expands, secures Gates Foundation partnership
The Africa Medical Supplies Platform experiences a surge in demand for medical supplies from AU member states, amid a peak in coronavirus infections.