Google

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.
Admire Moyo
1:50
Oct 8, 2021

Google earmarks US$3m to boost black-owned African start-ups

Fifty fledgling businesses selected from nine countries have access to the non-equity fund.
3:00
Oct 6, 2021

Google backs digital interest in Africa with US$1bn investment

Investment focuses on enabling fast, affordable internet access, supporting start-ups.
2:20
Jun 7, 2021

Google to offer SME growth programmes in Africa

The tech giant prepares to introduce a series of initiatives this month, to help boost the recovery of SMEs in Africa’s post-COVID-19 economy.
2:30
Apr 30, 2021

Developers, start-ups invited to apply for free Google programmes

Google opens applications for two annual initiatives: the Google for Start-ups Accelerator programme and Africa Developer Scholarship 2021.
3:00
Apr 6, 2021

After court defeat, Oracle maintains Google ‘stole’ Java

The Supreme Court rules Google did not commit copyright infringement against Oracle when it copied snippets of Java to build its Android OS.
1:40
Mar 18, 2021

Google secures backing for tech certification in Morocco, Nigeria

Agency for Digital Development and RootHub have confirmed collaboration.
4:10
Mar 9, 2021

Google, Microsoft invest millions to empower African women

In light of International Women's Day, the tech giants establish initiatives to help create pathways to prosperity for women and girls across Africa.
1:50
Jan 29, 2021

Google commits US$10m to support Kenya’s economic recovery

Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai references company’s plan to establish fibre link along Africa’s West Coast to usher in more broadband.
2:40
Nov 20, 2020

Support for tech talent a prerequisite for Africa to leverage internet economy

Google and the IFC have predicted the internet economy would contribute up to US$180bn to Africa’s economy by 2025 and US$712bn by 2050.
1:30
Nov 19, 2020

Econet and Google partner to beam broadband

Roll out of laser-beam based technology service is scheduled for 2021 in Zimbabwe.
2:10
Nov 16, 2020

Africa's internet economy to contribute US$180bn by 2025

Research identifies internet connectivity and Africa’s growing start-up ecosystem as key drivers.