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.
Apr 20, 2022
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.
Amindeh Blaise Atabong
Oct 6, 2021
Google backs digital interest in Africa with US$1bn investment
Investment focuses on enabling fast, affordable internet access, supporting start-ups.
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.
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.
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.
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