Google expands flood alerts to eight African countries

The new countries added are Burundi, Eswatini, Guinea Bissau, Lesotho, Madagascar, Rwanda, Senegal, and Zimbabwe.
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18 May

Google prepares to mark Africa day

The company is planning multiple programmes that it hopes will provide the world a glimpse of Africa’s mixed cultural heritage.

Liquid Dataport connects Mombasa to Johannesburg

The new route offers hyper scalers, enterprises, and wholesale carriers direct connectivity to data centres and cloud resources in Johannesburg and Nairobi.
Mar 15, 2023

Seacom goes live on Equiano cable, connects SA to Portugal

The subsea cable is expected to be a massive job creation machine, driven by the expansion of the digital economy and peripheral sectors.

Africa Data Centres to power facilities in SA with solar energy

DPA SA will supply 12MW of renewable solar energy to ADC facilities, partly from the solar farm it is developing near Bloemfontein.

MTN GlobalConnect accelerates fibre, mobility services push

MTN GC rolled out 5 157km of new fibre in 2022, bringing its total inventory of proprietary fibre to over 105 157km as at 31 December 2022.
Mar 8, 2023

New demands for data centres in Africa, Teraco, ADC respond

Companies are being urged to take a ‘holistic view’ of the energy consumed by data centres, and ‘how to get a grip on it’.
Mar 1, 2023

Google is looking for black-owned start-ups to support

Upon selection, the startups will receive up to $150,000 equity-free cash awards and up to $200,000 per startup in Google Cloud credits.
Feb 27, 2023

Nairobi now firmly on the digital map

County receives physical address and street naming system and is working closely with Google.
Nov 3, 2022

Hyperscale investment signals golden opportunity for Africa to bolster local datacentre market

Fresh opportunities for cloud services on the continent as global interest grows.
Oct 5, 2022

Google gets in on SA’s cloud act

Multinational tech firm confirms announced investment in Africa’s digital transformation.
Jul 19, 2022

CloudSmiths DotModus merge at the right time

Both have partnership growth in mind behind newly formed customer journey powerhouse.