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.Simnikiwe Mzekandaba
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.
Africa needs accelerated ICT, renewable energy investment
UNESCO’s Dr Huber Gijzen encourages investment in renewable energy and ICT infrastructure on the continent, to boost education efforts.
Africa’s ‘Amazon’ for COVID-19 medical supplies launches
The Africa Medical Supplies Platform unlocks access to critical COVID-19 medical equipment for all member states of the African Union.