14 May

Telcos announce 37,000km 2Africa subsea cable

Collaboration looks to establish new subsea cable project to link 23 countries on the continent, the Middle East and Europe.
Jan 13, 2020

Facebook appoints Middle East, Africa, Turkey lead

The social media company appoints Derya Matraş to grow Facebook’s economic and social impact across the region.
Dec 12, 2019

What Facebook did for Sub-Saharan Africa in 2019

The social media giant is celebrating the milestones that it accomplished in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Dec 5, 2019

Danish FinTech firm GrowthBond tries its hand at Africa

Company launches to help small business fund Facebook adverts.
Nov 19, 2019

Jumia, Facebook team up to empower Nigeria's SMEs

Companies introduce free training to local sellers.
Oct 28, 2019

Africa shies away from reporting Facebook violations

The social network laments that a fewer number of people in Africa report community standards violations.
Aug 14, 2019

Afrikaans, Zulu, Sotho added for Facebook fact-checking

The social network adds new support for several African languages to reduce the spread of misinformation.
Jul 23, 2019

KaiOS integrates WhatsApp to extend smart feature phones reach

KaiOS, Facebook push for increased availability throughout 2019.
Jun 3, 2019

Guinea's Guilab pens distribution agreement with Facebook

Partners believe roll out will lead to improved user experience.
Apr 11, 2019

Facebook maps out Africa using artificial intelligence

Facebook uses its data science skills, and expertise in AI and machine learning to map out local populations.