European Investment Bank unveils fibre plan for 2.5m Africans

EIB investment will enable the construction of 1 200 kilometres of fibre, part of the 20 000 kilometres that BCS plans to build in Africa.
Samuel Mungadze
Nov 23, 2022

Huawei commits to global pledge to connect 120m people

Company signed ITU’s Partner2Connect digital alliance.

South Africa: Collaboration key to achieving digital transformation says Huawei

Huawei SA CEO underlines requirement for collective participation between government and business in country’s digital transformation journey.
Apr 20, 2022

GSMA urges dialogue amid increase in mobile money taxes in Africa

Affordability of service and smartphones as one of the key barriers to digital inclusion in Africa.
Feb 2, 2022

ITU unveils AI platform to hasten community development

The platform will stimulate cooperation across borders to foster impactful partnerships in the field of AI.
Oct 11, 2021

UN, ITU tap into AI tech to improve road safety globally

Artificial intelligence will be vital in helping reduce the number of deaths on roads, especially in developing countries, says the United Nations.

Innovation on Africa’s terms

Africa will be well-placed to take its place among the world’s technological and innovation leaders says Ndagi Job Goshi, General Manager, Liferay Africa.
Sep 20, 2021

Global initiative to give 3.4bn access to smartphones

The Vodafone and ITU project will identify policy, commercial and circular-economy interventions to increase smartphone access.
Sep 14, 2021

Airtel Zambia backs ITU, Cisco-led training initiative

Partnership with Smart Zambia Institute to provide STEM-focused training to school girls across the country.
Aug 4, 2021

Connectivity, Cameroon’s main tech conundrum

Despite development in digital infrastructure in recent years, tech entrepreneurs are still grappling with digital technologies and physical resources.

Africa’s tech ecosystem calls for consensus on spectrum management

Achieving consensus on spectrum management will play a major role in addressing shortfalls.