Improved connectivity in Africa depends on public-private partnership success
PPPs would work well for the project and benefits would be felt throughout the economies of the newly connected nations say industry experts.
Seychelles’ Intelvision secures US$20m to bolster broadband
Telecommunications services provider gets backing from International Finance Corporation.
IFC pumps R372m into Africa’s digital infrastructure
Connectivity supports economic growth and job creation, says the development institution, which wants to connect more African homes and businesses.
Safaricom readies to help push consortium agenda in Ethiopia
Company looks to help digitally transform region, confident of a return on investment.
MTN SA strikes US$2m deal with IFC to build MoMo agent network
Partners are looking to recruit 10 000 agents this year.
Digital tech boosts supply chain in the midst of COVID-19
CEO of Webb Fontaine details the impact.
US$200bn opportunity within Africa’s eLogistics market
Long-term growth will rapidly accelerate as e-Logistics companies scale and pivot to support e-commerce growth, according to IFC research.
Support for tech talent a prerequisite for Africa to leverage internet economy
Google and the IFC have predicted the internet economy would contribute up to US$180bn to Africa’s economy by 2025 and US$712bn by 2050.
Africa's internet economy to contribute US$180bn by 2025
Research identifies internet connectivity and Africa’s growing start-up ecosystem as key drivers.