Tech, telecommunications investment a windfall for Africa’s billionaires
Forbes Africa details exploits of several entrepreneurs who have made it onto the list.
Construction underway on new US$100m datacentre in Lagos
Liquid Telecom’s Strive Masiyiwa confirms Africa Data Centres is busy with latest project.
Malawi engages Econet’s Masiyiwa for affordable internet
Authorities look for a way to address the increasing cost of data.
Africa’s PPE portal expands, secures Gates Foundation partnership
The Africa Medical Supplies Platform experiences a surge in demand for medical supplies from AU member states, amid a peak in coronavirus infections.
Africa’s ‘Amazon’ for COVID-19 medical supplies launches
The Africa Medical Supplies Platform unlocks access to critical COVID-19 medical equipment for all member states of the African Union.
Liquid Telecom eyes datacentre expansion in Ghana, Nigeria
Strive Maiyiwa confirms intention after Africa Data Centres Standard Bank deal gets official green light.
Zimbabwe’s Econet to mobilise 100 000 COVID-19 test kits
Kits to be used for commercial purposes and also available free of charge to vulnerable groups.
Generation Africa kicks off next agritech competition for Africa
Organisers say the 2020 competition launched amid the coronavirus pandemic will give hope and support to agripreneurs on the African continent.
Liquid Telecom announces first fibre service in South Sudan
First phase of an agreement that covers 300km fibre backbone linking Uganda to Juba.
Jack Ma Foundation dishes out cash to African 'netpreneurs'
Alibaba founder Jack Ma awards R15 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across the continent.