Africa Analysis

Ethiopia plots own social network to replace global offerings

But any locally developed offering needs to scale to be successful, according to market analyst.
Christopher Tredger
Aug 16, 2018

Namibian govt unfazed by critics of 081-everyone project

Minister recently joined state-owned telco Telecom Namibia for launch of another rural mobile and broadband site.
Jun 7, 2018

MTN, Vodacom eye opportunity in Ethiopia

Both MTN and Vodacom see great expansion opportunity in Ethiopia, as the government moves to open the market to foreign investment.
Dec 12, 2017

Nigeria emerges as e-commerce leader

Disrupt Africa report finds less than 30% of African e-commerce start-ups profitable due to lack of funding.
Jul 11, 2017

Africa Analysis pays tribute to Richard Hurst

IT industry veteran and telecoms analyst Richard Hurst has passed away.

'Spectrum revolution is the end of scarcity'

Yes say industry experts in Africa, but with provisos...
Apr 18, 2015

Xenophobic attacks: retaliation a concern for SA businesses in Africa

Tech businesses focused on continent keeping a watchful eye.
Nov 21, 2014

ICT the top earner for Nigeria by 2020?

Nigeria's ICT sector poised to overtake petroleum as highest revenue earner by 2020.