Samuel Mungadze

Namibia embarks on a major space port project

Satellite technology is gaining ground on the African continent, with telecom companies and governments committing to use it to meet connectivity targets.
Samuel Mungadze

South African fintech Ukheshe rebrands to EFT Corporation

The transition from the Ukheshe brand follows the acquisition of EFT Corporation earlier in the year.
14 Jun

Video: Acer announces local monitor production in South Africa

Local production at its Boksburg assembly plant set to start in July.

MultiChoice’s fintech foray with Moment paying off

MultiChoice says Moment was instrumental in the relaunch of its video-on-demand platform, Showmax.

SAP integration problems haunt Spar Group more than a year later

A decision has now been made to ‘’deploy a more cost-effective warehouse management system’’

African Development Bank, Intel to train millions in AI

The training in AI will address socioeconomic issues and increase productivity in important growth sectors such as agriculture, health, and education.

Insur-tech Root keeps moving with Mauritian expansion

Mauritian CIM Finance has partnered with Root to integrate the insur-tech’s policy management system into its existing infrastructure.
31 May

Oracle to open two public cloud regions in Morocco

Oracle will be the first hyperscaler to establish public cloud regions in North Africa.

5G remains next major frontier in telecoms technology

According to a senior industry executive, 5G will accelerate the growth of the Internet of Things, resulting in enhanced automation, efficiency, and quality of life.

MTN projects $12bn digital infrastructure spend in 6 years

MTN Group chair Mcebisi Jonas says digitisation and 4IR are transforming Africa's prospects, necessitating the need for reliable digital infrastructure.
May 24, 2024

Google, Liquid unveil Umoja cable, linking Africa to Australia

Umoja was constructed in conjunction with Liquid to create a highly scalable route through Africa, complete with access points that will allow additional countries to use the network.

Kenya gets $1bn digital support from Microsoft, G42

One of Kenya's investment goals in the deal is a green data centre being developed by G42 and its partners to run a new Microsoft Azure East Africa Cloud Region.
May 22, 2024

Axiz uses Mauritius as expansion springboard into Africa

The company believes the country is one of the most mature in Africa and will host a two-day Summit in Mauritius to discuss the rapidly changing technological landscape.