Simnikiwe Mzekandaba
Sep 17, 2021

MTN Business App of the Year winners crowned

Ambani Africa wins the overall prize at the MTN Business App of the Year Awards 2021, also scooping three other categories last night.

Africa becomes outsourcing sector destination of choice

A new report charts Africa's rise as a business process outsourcing sector juggernaut, showing contact centre salaries on the continent as “highly” competitive.
Aug 4, 2021

AWS, Sw7 partner to support African business

The cloud computing giant and the tech accelerator bring their resources together to support African businesses in their efforts to scale up their offerings.
Jul 21, 2021

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.
Jul 12, 2021

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.

ITU study lifts the lid on ICT adoption in Africa

Albeit slow, the African region witnesses signs of growth in terms of ICT infrastructure, reveals an International Telecommunication Union study.
Mar 12, 2021

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.
Jan 22, 2021

Africa’s Mbira Chat takes on rival messaging apps

The creators of Afri Ride prepare to rollout Mbira Chat as an independent messaging app that will be available on the Google Play Store and App Store.
Nov 27, 2020

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.