Simnikiwe Mzekandaba
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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.
3:20

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.
3:30

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.
1:30
Sep 10, 2020

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.
6:00
Sep 7, 2020

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.
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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.