Simnikiwe Mzekandaba
6:00
7 Sep

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.
5:10
Jul 20, 2020

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.
4:00
Jul 8, 2020

Broadband Infraco adds capability to monitor WACS

Analysts laud the state-owned entity’s decision to add undersea cable monitoring as part of its new service offerings.
4:20
Jun 25, 2020

Afri Ride app heads to Zimbabwe

Less than a year after launch, Afri Ride’s creators are taking the ride-sharing app to neighbouring country Zimbabwe.
2:20

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.
4:40

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.
4:40

Huawei’s African operations weather US pushback

Despite the ban in the US, Huawei says its local operations continue to grow from strength to strength.
4:00

Huawei revenue to 'shrug off' trade war

The US ban is unlikely to dent Huawei’s revenue anytime soon, boosted by its domestic market China and the EMEA region, says GlobalData.
4:30

Cisco, ITU look to boost digital skills in Africa

The multi-stakeholder partnership seeks to tackle the digital skills gap in communities through a digital transformation initiative.
6:10

Africa's chance at a quantum leap

The World Economic Forum on Africa promises to shine light on Industry 4.0, as Africa looks to capitalise on the opportunities.
1:50

Huawei promises OpenLabs for other African nations

The Chinese manufacturer confirms plans to establish OpenLabs in Kenya and Nigeria soon.
2:50

Facebook maps out Africa using artificial intelligence

Facebook uses its data science skills, and expertise in AI and machine learning to map out local populations.