Local Zones key to AWS’ Africa growth strategy

Amazon Web Services said it is committed to the Africa market and recently launched a Local Zone in Kenya, one of 32 to be launched in 26 countries beginning this year.
Christopher Tredger

Ukheshe, AWS team up to help African Fintechs scale quickly

Fintech firm uses its affiliation to AWS Partner Network to engage markets that demand fast and secure transactions.
Mar 22, 2022

SA’s BrandMed, AWS in alliance to bolster healthcare across Africa

Healthcare company says agreement will enable it to rapidly scale its various solutions across the continent.
Mar 2, 2022

AWS accelerates Vodacom’s move to cloud

The cloud hyperscaler helps the local telco migrate the majority of its 1 400 IT applications to the cloud.
Dec 3, 2021

Tech recruiter ALG leverages AWS to target two million

Organisation to bolster ‘The Room’ and match up Africa’s top talent with prospective employers.
Nov 16, 2021

AWS claims pivotal role in creation of African unicorns

The Amazon subsidiary says it played an instrumental role in helping to create some of the African tech start-ups currently valued at over $1 billion.
Nov 9, 2021

AWS launches new accelerator for early stage start-ups

AWS Start-up Loft Accelerator rolls out to back start-ups in EMEA with technology, product development, advice, and funding.
Nov 8, 2021

AWS Announces Plans to Open Second Region in Canada

AWS Regions are composed of Availability Zones that place infrastructure in separate and distinct geographic locations.
Oct 13, 2021

Orange unveils latest digital centre in Abidjan

Company advances on Engage 2025 strategy, including the creation of a centre in each country where it operates.
Sep 21, 2021

‘Africa could become the world’s first cloud-native continent’

Standard Bank Group CEO Sim Tshabalala discusses collaboration with AWS to build African Innovation Lab.
Aug 25, 2021

AWS cloud upskilling initiative doubles global presence

The Amazon Web Services re/Start training programme now reaches 52 cities across 25 countries, including in some Sub-Saharan Africa nations.
Aug 4, 2021

AWS, Sw7 partner to support African business

The cloud computing giant and the tech accelerator bring their resources together to support African businesses in their efforts to scale up their offerings.