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4:20

Why we don’t need to be depressed about the future of work

Alleviating fears that “robots and machines will take our jobs” needs to become a priority if we plan to build a resilient, responsive skills base says Byron Clatterbuck, CEO, SEACOM.
1:50

Chad and Niger tap into €28.7m fibre project

Project encompasses pilot datacentres, electronic administration platforms, an integrated population data management system.
2:50

IITPSA president elected chairman of Africa ICT Alliance

Thabo Mashegoane, president of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa, takes the helm at the Africa ICT Alliance.
1:30

Webb Fontaine plans new AI R&D Centre for Africa

Response to increasing demand for AI-powered solutions for trade says company.
2:30
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Africa’s smartphone market grows in Q3

But feature phone shipments decline 11.2% year-on-year.
3:30

5G will reach 15% of world’s population by year-end says Ericsson

Discernible volumes of 5G subscriptions are expected from 2022 in Sub-Saharan Africa, finds latest Ericsson Mobility Report.
6:00

Keeping the lights off: Why the Cloud demands a new operational mindset

IT teams and leaders could be squandering financial resources by failing to adjust entrenched attitudes says James Hickman, Head of Sales at Altron Karabina.
3:00

AfCFTA Vision Challenge opens up opportunity for tech start-ups

Opportunity to secure investment from a major pan-African development finance institution.
3:20

Pan-African Fintech accelerator opens to growth-stage tech start-ups

MEST and SANAD Fund launch six-month virtual programme, open to Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, Senegal and Côte d'Ivoire.
4:50

African tech start-ups advance in global Seedstars competition

25 start-ups have advanced to regional phase of the World Competition 2020.
2:40

KYC deficiency weakens Africa’s resolve against crypto-based money laundering

Africa-based Virtual Asset Service Providers (VASPs) are vulnerable a according to a new study by CipherTrace.
3:50

Africa must focus on datacentres to reach its digital potential

We must start with putting money into building datacentres across the continent says Jonathan Duncan, Vice President - IT Division – Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric.