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4:50
Thursday

Online child sexual harm reaches ‘unprecedented’ levels

WeProtect Global Alliance’s threat assessment finds child sexual exploitation and abuse online is increasing at an alarming rate.
4:30

African tech start-ups must put social impact before profit

Investors increasingly search for start-ups that score high on environmental and social ethics, as conscious capitalism gains momentum in Africa’s tech industry.
3:20
Thursday

Digital opportunities and key role-players

Cloud-related technologies will account for 27% of digital transformation IT spending this year, growing to 37% in 2026 says Richard Chambers, Area Vice President, Africa & MED, Salesforce.
4:10
Wednesday

MFS Africa announces expansion into Nigeria

Agreement to acquire leading super-agent network Baxi
3:00
Wednesday

Bahrain, Egypt and Qatar lead in DCB ratings

Based on market research from DCB Index rating system developed by Evina and Telecoming.
1:50

Liquid launches Asia-US global internet transit route via Africa

The company establishes a global internet transit route between Asia and the US through Africa, avoiding high-risk bottlenecks in the Middle East and Europe.
3:40

CMC, Redvine tout first production implementation of EoSVR network

Using the Juniper/128 Technology Secure Vector Routing (SVR) routing architecture as foundation, the two organisations have launched an SD-WAN solution.
1:50
Tuesday

Nutanix announces new Field CTO EMEA

Hybrid multicloud leader confirms Dr Markus Pleier’s strategic promotion in response to EMEA growth.
2:20
Tuesday

Traffic surge on SACS as telcos eye opportunity in Americas

Angola Cables adds that the 6 156 km intercontinental subsea cable has halved latency between Africa and the Americas.
2:40
Tuesday

Nigeria’s Sendbox raises US$1.8m to expand market opportunity

E-commerce platform looks to target small-scale merchants and open up new markets.
3:30
Monday

Seacom bumps up IP network to 100Gbps

The upgrade comes as more submarine cables are expected to land on the African continent to boost connectivity.
6:20
15 Oct

Tech industry called on to unify behind 5G development

Challenges are there, but Africa has a real opportunity as Huawei’s Ken Hu outlines the current scenario globally at MBBF forum.