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Yesterday

US$170-millon investment in Senegal’s telecommunications

Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund anchors Sonatel’s US$50-million bond issue to support overall investment.
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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.
2:10
Wednesday

Software development scouts launch e-learning platform

Dutch tech firm Tunga plans to increase the number of courses to at least 25 before the end of 2021.
3:30

Tech start-ups cut nearly 70 000 jobs in four months

Uber, Groupon and Airbnb had the biggest layoffs resulting from the economic upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic, says BuyShares.
4:00

The road to intelligent autonomous networks

Huawei says it will not be easy and will require continuous collaboration.
5:10

Africa slow to develop flexible drone regulations for healthcare

Despite ground-breaking drone applications in Africa, regulators have been slow to develop legislation to keep pace with the evolving technology.
2:20

2020, the year for 5G stand alone networks

The initiation of 5G SA will also become an important milestone in the process of 5G development.
2:10

Africa progresses into the COVID-19 Health Passport domain

Econet subsidiary Cassava Fintech International launches blockchain-based solution to digitise pandemic testing process.
2:20
2 Jul

SAS offers Africa's learners free access to e-learning portal

Students in Africa can access Software Certified Young Professionals portal.
1:50

Game on for Africa as MTN, Gameloft unite

MTN Arcade launched as one-stop-shop for mobile gaming.
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‘CEOs should have tech in their DNA to succeed’

Feedback from business leaders across EMEA outlined in new VMware commissioned market research.