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Yesterday

AWS, Sw7 partner to support African business

The cloud computing giant and the tech accelerator bring their resources together to support African businesses in their efforts to scale up their offerings.
3:00

Why fixed wireless access can bridge Africa’s digital divide

Technology meets much of the criteria for affordable broadband connectivity, according to technologists and industry regulators.
2:20

TFG Africa sees online growth after closing 29 stores

The fashion retail giant posts Q1 online shopping turnover growth of 23.2%, with its e-commerce revenue contributing 9.8% to total group turnover.
1:20

SAP Africa announces new COO

Tracy Bolton mandated to expand company’s offering to new customers, drive cloud adoption.
7:20

The Ultimate Crossover – the Metaverse

Significant multinational technology firms are already placing some weight behind this says Ashlin Perumall, Partner, Corporate/M&A Practice, Baker McKenzie Johannesburg.
2:40

ICT industry veteran Johann Coetzee joins NEC XON

Former Datacentrix MD Johann Coetzee joins NEC XON as executive VP of the ICT solutions company, taking over from Eugene le Roux.
1:50

Airtel Africa capitalises on growth in East Africa, Francophone regions

After experiencing a slowdown in customer base growth, company notes a 2.2% growth across its 14 operations.
2:00

Saad Toma appointed GM, IBM MEA

IBM has named Saad Toma as General Manager of IBM Middle East and Africa (MEA).
2:40
Friday

IBM to invest US$1bn in partner ecosystem to drive AI, cloud adoption

Company announces increased technical support, expanded framework of competencies and Cloud Engagement Fund.
2:20
29 Jul

Altron announces new executive appointments

Company introduces new Group CFO and new Chairman.
3:30

IXP growth bodes well for Africa’s connected future

According to NAPAfrica, the number of IXPs in Africa has increased from 19 in 2012 to 46 in 2020.
4:30
27 Jul

Sophos’ Braintrace acquisition to bolster NDR tech in Africa

Network Detection and Response is critical to successful threat hunting say companies.