Kenyans put a hold on buying smartphones as inflation bites

Consumer spending on smartphones declined as prices for basic commodities increased, constraining budgets for technology products.
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Dec 12, 2022

Egypt’s smartphone market nosedives in Q3, but pundits foresee stability

IDC research shows North Africa country’s market was down 73.4% year-on-year, but analysts believe it will recover in 2023.
Dec 6, 2022

Rebuilding trust and efficiency in the public sector

The public sector has a shaky track record when it comes to delivering services and support, and that has to change says Jon Tullett, Associate Research Director, IT Services & Cloud, at IDC Sub-Saharan Africa.
Sep 5, 2022

MEA’s PCD market expected to hit speed wobble

Analysts predict Middle East & Africa’s personal computing devices market to decline in Q3 2022, but figures are still better than pre-pandemic levels.
Jul 14, 2022

Cyberextortion pushes Sub-Saharan businesses to the brink

Data leaks, targeted attacks are ongoing and top threats to the region, according to research by KnowBe4 and the IDC.
Jun 10, 2022

Dip in MEA’s personal computing devices market

Demand for desktops, notebooks, workstations and tablets expected to decline 6.0% year-on-year in shipment terms for Q2 2022, according to IDC.

China's Transsion Holdings dominates Africa smartphone market

Amid decline in overall mobile phone shipments to the continent towards the end of last year, Transsion outperformed certain competitors.
Feb 28, 2022

Teraco provides access to Oracle Cloud via FastConnect

The firm now offers connectivity services directly through Oracle Cloud Infrastructure via Oracle's datacentre.
Feb 3, 2022

ICT spending in META region to top US$229bn this year

IDC research reflects an increase of 2.7% over 2021 as the market rebounds from a turbulent past two years.
Jan 25, 2022

Africa: Technology’s big guns switch to hybrid working model

Change as a result of compliance with COVID-19 regulation, but also the pursuit of global recognition as top employers.
Jan 24, 2022

CIO Insomnia: The Big Tech Wake

The South African CIO faces a complex and demanding IT and business landscape as they enter into 2022 says Oluwole Babatope, Senior Research Analyst, Telecoms & Networking at IDC Africa.
Jan 12, 2022

Africa has largely embraced the hybrid work reality

According to IDC research in December 2020, over 90% of CIOs would continue with- or increase their spending on collaborative applications.