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.Simnikiwe Mzekandaba
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.
Huawei promises OpenLabs for other African nations
The Chinese manufacturer confirms plans to establish OpenLabs in Kenya and Nigeria soon.
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.