Africa

African Fintechs call for comprehensive regional regulatory policies

Fintech described fastest growing start-up industry and could rake in US$30bn by 2025.
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Paratus to distribute OneWeb’s LEO solutions across Africa

Companies pen distribution agreement on the back of multi-year deal to construct a gateway n Luanda.
4:40

How to become more sustainable in the digital world

Technology is responsible for around 6% of the planet’s CO2 emissions from its industrial processes says Tunde Abagun, Channel Manager at Nutanix Sub-Saharan Africa.
8:40

African Tech Voices: Ghana’s new-look tech university reflects West Africa’s growing digital ambitions

AfricaLive.net spoke to Prof. Emmanuel Ohene Afoakwa, vice-chancellor of The Ghana Communication Technology University (GCTU), on what this newly reformed institution means for Ghana and their plans going forward.
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Friday

SEACOM to remain on acquisition trail in 2023

Company tight-lipped on details, but says next year will see it transform into a fully-fledged pan-African ICT services provider.
2:10

MTN Group recruits legal expert to help direct company

Former JSE executive Nicky Newton-King appointed as Director of MTN Companies, effective 1 January 2023.
1:50

World Mobile using LEO satellites to expand network in Africa

Mobile telecommunications firm has rolled out services in Kenya and Tanzania, and is in advanced talks about expanding to Mozambique and Nigeria.
1:50
Thursday

Resilient Africa must leverage informal sector, demographics to attract start-up investment

Venture capitalists remain interested in the continent, despite challenges, but the onus is on Africa to do all it can to sustain investment.
2:50
Thursday

Africa needs ‘resilient, open, inclusive and secure’ internet to advance digitally

UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres addressed delegates attending the 17th Internet Governance Forum held recently in Ethiopia.
3:20

Africa, be smart about new cities

Frost & Sullivan consultant Sisonke Mgwebi, gives insight into Africa spending money on existing cities instead of building new cities.
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Wednesday

AfCFTA can drive Africa’s industrialisation – but policies are key say experts

The continent must institute supportive policy reforms and foster trade, claim trade and economic experts.
4:00
Wednesday

NaaS specialist Cloudflare aims to be Africa’s ‘go-to’ DX services firm

12-year-old listed company competes on several fronts in Africa, and its leadership is confident of market success based on the coverage and capacity of its peered network.
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Cybersecurity talent in Africa: The challenges we face and the solutions we need

Research shows nearly two out of three responding enterprises reported having trouble recruiting and retaining qualified cyber professionals says Conrad Steyn, CTO and Head of Engineering for Sub-Saharan Africa at Cisco.