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.

Chad and Niger tap into €28.7m fibre project

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

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.

Webb Fontaine plans new AI R&D Centre for Africa

Response to increasing demand for AI-powered solutions for trade says company.

Africa’s smartphone market grows in Q3

But feature phone shipments decline 11.2% year-on-year.

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.

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.

AfCFTA Vision Challenge opens up opportunity for tech start-ups

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

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.

African tech start-ups advance in global Seedstars competition

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

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.

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.