South Africa

Nokia adds fibre to Liquid’s digital highway linking Kenya and SA

First terrestrial route that will provide 12 terabits of capacity for carriers and service providers in South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and the DRC.
Christopher Tredger

African Tech Voices EXCLUSIVE: The key elements of robust data security in healthcare

The health sector is now the most targeted industry in the world as an increase of around 22% was recorded across all industries by the end of 2020 says Takalane Khashane, Managing Director, Iron Mountain South Africa.

Vodafone Egypt acquisition bolsters Vodacom’s Africa ambitions

Vodafone Egypt said to have contributed R1.8-billion to group service revenue.

Policy updates: What’s in store for South African telecoms in 2023?

With digital migration (seemingly) imminent and spectrum allocation continuing to open up, the country is ripe with potential Nic Laschinger, CTO, Euphoria Telecom.

NaaS: Pulling the levers towards sustainable success

If the global IT industry were a country, it would be the fifth biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world says Mandy Duncan, Aruba Country Manager South Africa.

Network International earmarks R500m to back SA payment solution

Company announces the availability of on-soil payment platform for Southern African clients.

Cloud computing clearly runs in business DNA

Tech heavyweights scrutinise findings of cloud in Africa 2023 study.

African Tech Voices: Kenya is eating South Africa’s lunch

David Ansara, Chief Executive of the Free Market Foundation, recently visited Kenya and has drawn interesting socio-economic and political comparisons between that country and South Africa.

Traditional banks missing opportunities to compete with newcomers

Unless traditional banks pay careful attention to their supporting infrastructure, they are unlikely to remain relevant says Chris Wood, Regional Managing Director, Southern Africa and PALOPS at Network International.

Africa increases cloud spend as customer-centric strategies play out

69% of respondents to cloud survey foresee an increase in cloud spend as business seek agility and the means to strengthen customer experience via advanced applications.

Privacy implications of more companies taking their business global

With International Data Privacy Day on 28 January, Andrew Bourne, Regional Manager, Zoho Corp, outlines data privacy for multinational business best practice.
24 Jan

Spanish tech firm targets Africa’s mines following Spain’s R35bn investment

Spanish technology company TORSA launches pan-African business hub in South Africa.

SA Fintech high dives into Zimbabwe remittance stream

Cross-border Mama Money transfer and banking services provider has partnered with Zimbabwe’s AFC Commercial Bank.