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

Fresh opportunities for cloud services on the continent as global interest grows.
Vincent Matinde
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.
Apr 20, 2022

Google scouts for tech talent in Africa to support continent’s first product development centre

Resource forms part of the company’s US$1bn investment in Africa’s digital transformation.
Mar 24, 2022

Togo first in Africa to host Google's undersea cable Equiano

Cable is scheduled to be operational by the end of 2022.
Feb 22, 2022

Google to train 100 000 African software developers this year

emand for African developers peaked in 2021 against the backdrop of the global economic crisis and impact of the pandemic, says Google.
Feb 10, 2022

SA non-profits, SMEs get share of Google’s US$1bn fund

The multimillion-dollar investment enables local SMEs and non-profits to contribute to SA's digital economy.
Jan 26, 2022

Zimbabwean James Manyika to head up Google’s tech dept

Manyika spent nearly 30 years with global business and corporate advisory firm Mckinsey.
Dec 16, 2021

Google taps into Africa fund to back SafeBoda start-up

Represents first investment from the Africa Investment Fund.
Oct 18, 2021

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.
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.
Oct 6, 2021

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

Investment focuses on enabling fast, affordable internet access, supporting start-ups.