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[Webinar] Complimentary expert session for Telecom leaders and Startups in Africa, March 21
20-03-2024 | 09:53:00
Designed for telecom leaders and startups, thia event offers invaluable strategies for expanding services, managing FX risks, enhancing cross-border payments, and establishing credibility in the international arena.
Vodacom, Safaricom hit 200 million subscribers
05-02-2024 | 11:49:54
Vodacom Group’s subscriber base including Safaricom has now surpassed 200 million for the first time, having previously achieved 100 million customers in 2018.
Orange renews partnership with CAF to support African football
28-12-2023 | 10:21:23
Orange has been a sponsor and exclusive worldwide telecommunications partner of the Confédération Africaine de Football since 2008, and today this long-standing partnership has been renewed with CAF.
Safaricom profits decline to Ksh.52.48 billion
11-05-2023 | 11:59:00
Kenya’s leading telco Safaricom profits stood at Ksh.52.48 billion in the full year ended March 2023, down from Ksh.67.49 billion recorded in the previous period.
[ChatGPT Biography] Mo Ibrahim, Founder of Celtel International
14-03-2023 | 14:56:59
Artificial Intelligence is taking the world by storm. As an experiment, Africa Business Communities is publishing a series of 100 biographies of the most successful entrepreneurs in Africa. We only ask the questions and let ChatGPT write.
[ChatGPT Biography] Mike Adenuga, Founder of Globacom
14-03-2023 | 14:56:58
Artificial Intelligence is taking the world by storm. As an experiment, Africa Business Communities is publishing a series of 100 biographies of the most successful entrepreneurs in Africa. We only ask the questions and let ChatGPT write.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Digitization on all fronts, tech takes the lead
14-03-2023 | 14:56:55
There is an obvious, increasing amount of technology awareness, and appeals for more extensive technology trainings in Nigeria.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Investments take priority over all
14-03-2023 | 14:56:51
With global inflation spiraling out of control, every country is working harder than ever to welcome new enterprise and business. Nigeria made great progress in this in recent months.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Local fintech spreads to East Africa, oil and gas find major milestone
14-03-2023 | 14:56:47
Nigeria, like other countries of the world, is going through some economically turbulent times. Inflation is on the rise (recently pegged at 21.9%) and local startups are directly impacted by financial crises on the other side of the world.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Gas price triggers ripple effect across industries
14-03-2023 | 14:56:20
Nigeria’s inflation as of the month of May stood at 17.71%, but economists are now predicting just a month later a new figure we can expect at the end of this year.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Banks move into East Africa, telecom pushes NSE profit
14-03-2023 | 14:56:15
The telecom industry this week recorded a peculiar development – the massive registration of Nigerian SIM card holders.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Banks rally behind women-led SMEs
14-03-2023 | 14:56:13
The NNPC has an approximated value of 50 trillion naira. With oil and gas infrastructure in Nigeria constantly plagued by mischief and vandalism, an ECOWAS expert has profferred a very interesting solution to this persisting problem
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region bets on $91.5 million budget to drive economic integration
14-03-2023 | 14:56:13
This week, the East African Community has tabled before the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) the budget estimates for the 2022/2023 Financial Year totaling $91.5 million.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Telecoms slide into banking, Central Bank ups interest rates
14-03-2023 | 14:56:12
The last few days have shown us developments and setbacks, statistics that show growth on the one hand and room for improvement on the other.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: DR Congo’s factor in the integration agenda
14-03-2023 | 14:56:10
The recent entry of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the East African Community has heralded a new economic dispensation expanding the regional market.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Digitization set to penetrate capital market, investment
14-03-2023 | 14:56:09
Given the economic situation spreading across the globe in the last couple of years, it is with some optimism we can take the modest increase in Nigeria’s GDP.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: FG targets unidentified sim cards, CBN targets non-compliant banks
14-03-2023 | 14:56:05
Events this week have taken an interesting turn – investors have in the last few days demonstrated a lack of confidence in the banking sector, otherwise known for its resilience in the face of economic instability.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Telcos break new ground, digital loans gain momentum
14-03-2023 | 14:56:05
Instant loans, sometimes called digital loans, are gaining speed in the country and the telecom sector took some giant steps forward this week.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Persistent shortages and inflation call for new measures
14-03-2023 | 14:56:04
Africa has in the past decade positioned itself as a knowledge economy, with one of the most robust startup ecosystems in the world.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Crude industry facts underlining the Nigerian economy
14-03-2023 | 14:56:04
The Nigerian stock market indicators have shown lately a typical pattern in stock markets – investors stay loyal to the resilient stocks.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Investing in women-led businesses to deepen integration
14-03-2023 | 14:56:01
East African member states, private sector players and development partners have stepped up their investment in women-led businesses and SMEs in a move likely to impact cross-border trade and boost integration in the region.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Economic conditions returning to pre-pandemic levels
14-03-2023 | 14:55:54
The startup movement has picked up pace in Nigeria over the last decade, with the government and responsible agencies ramping up efforts in motivating the burgeoning industry.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What EU’s lifting of financial sanctions on Burundi means for EAC
14-03-2023 | 14:55:54
The EU made the decision in the wake of deteriorating political situation occasioned by a disputed presidential election in 2015.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What 2022 portends for East Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:55:47
As the East African Community, EAC, member states eye innovative ways of deepening integration and trading more with each other, the bloc and individual countries are putting in place mechanisms, policies and legislation that seek to address longstanding hiccups that have put the brakes on seamless regional trade.
COVID-19 brings Work-From-Home to Africa; What has been the impact on businesses so far?
14-03-2023 | 14:55:45
The Covid-19 crisis has pierced through the fabric of every layer of society, leaving virtually no country unscathed. The consequences for businesses has been significant and African economies have had to make rapid changes to their way of doing business.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: The 'ember' months performance review
14-03-2023 | 14:55:44
The end of year (fondly referred to as ‘ember months’) tends to bring about anxieties of different sorts among Nigerians.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Industries unanimously look toward renewable, sustainable practices
14-03-2023 | 14:55:42
The Covid-19 crisis has been cause for numerous economic slumps round the world; companies were shut down, production halted, industries crippled and prices skyrocketed the world over.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: A 5G promise looms, global trade predictions show winning numbers
14-03-2023 | 14:55:41
Nigeria’s tactic is one of sharpening the sectors that have shown promise (such as technology, agriculture and banking) while throwing resources at those that have been in a work-in-progress mode for years.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Nigeria enters green market, takes on AfCFTA implementation
14-03-2023 | 14:55:39
The collaboration of government with industries is crucial for economic progress, be the market large or small. Nigeria knows this and is taking steps to work closely and create better transparency in one of the country’s most robust industries.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Q3 stats show industries thriving, strong investor confidence
14-03-2023 | 14:55:38
Nigeria earns every week its place as Africa’s largest economy. While subject to the typical ups and downs any market is expected to have, its mere size guarantees a general continuity of business operations even in the face of a spiraling inflation trend.
[Rwanda] MTN considers setting up financial tech firm
14-03-2023 | 14:55:16
MTN Rwanda is considering setting up an independent company to take on and operate its financial technology operations.
South African entrepreneurs who made the best of the COVID-19 pandemic
14-03-2023 | 14:55:06
On the evening of 23 March, South Africans gathered around their television sets to listen to arguably the most important announcement of this year. At the time, the nation was on edge.
[Kenya Business Week] No to robots in banks
14-03-2023 | 14:53:45
Even as Kenya continues to record impressive penetration of technology, a section of citizens still prefer the brick and mortar services and are still apprehensive about embracing new innovations among them machine intelligence.
[Kenya Business Week] US key investment target in Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:53:43
US has reiterating its commitment to strong partnerships with key countries in Africa, specifically naming Kenya as a target for future US aid and investment.
[Kenya Business Week] Competition, customer service drive expansion binge
14-03-2023 | 14:53:43
As customers demand top notch services grows and competition reach fever pitch, companies are investing millions to improve infrastructure and service quality.
[SA Business Week] Propelling economic growth with aviation, telecommunication sectors
14-03-2023 | 14:53:43
The South Africa aviation and telecommunication sectors continue to drive the country’s economic growth while assisting the country reap from existing and emerging markets locally and internationally.
[SA Business Week] Mixed fortunes for public and private sectors
14-03-2023 | 14:53:41
The public and private sectors have this week recorded heightened activities with partnerships, trade and capital markets dominating headlines.
[SA Business Week] Investment wave boosts country’s earnings, attractiveness
14-03-2023 | 14:53:39
South Africa continues to be the continent’s preferred destination for international investors due to its competitive market, favorable political climate, a booming middle class and strategic location.
[Kenya Business Week] Manufacturing, automation and job creation nexus
14-03-2023 | 14:53:38
Even with mounting fears that rapid automation could reduce the number of jobs in the Kenya’s manufacturing sector, a new report posits that digital technologies can, in fact, boost job creation.
[Interview] Ahmad Sayed, Regional Director, Nexign, Middle East and Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:53:36
Ahmad Sayed is Regional Director, Middle East and Africa at Nexign, a business support systems provider company currently planning its entry into the African market.
[SA Business Week] Telcos shine at AfricaCom, A2X gains new traders
14-03-2023 | 14:53:35
AfricaCom is Africa’s largest tech, media and telcos annual festival where digital Africa interacts, learns, debates and ultimately make deals.
[Kenya Business Week] Flying into new opportunities
14-03-2023 | 14:53:34
African countries have been pushing for an open skies agreement to make intra Africa trade and movement cheaper and faster.
[SA Business Week] Opening businesses to the world, growing markets
14-03-2023 | 14:53:33
In the recent years, South Africa has continued to prove that it is one of the most diverse and promising emerging markets in Africa. The country has become a key global hub for investment, innovation and research.
[Kenya Business Week] Cementing bilateral relations with South Africa, China
14-03-2023 | 14:53:32
As Kenya continues to cement its position as East Africa’s economic powerhouse, it has been on a charm offensive targeting African and global public and private players.
[Kenya Business Week] Breathing new life into SMEs
14-03-2023 | 14:53:28
Small and medium sized businesses in Kenya represents 75 per cent of the country's workforce, constitute 98 percent of all businesses in Kenya and contribute 3 percent to the national purse.
Your complimentary report: Lessons learned from Africa's massive data breach
14-03-2023 | 14:53:28
Cybercrime has dominated South Africa’s news headlines throughout the course of 2018, as one high-profile attack follows another on an almost monthly basis
[SA Business Week] Key sectors appointments and a busy air route
14-03-2023 | 14:53:24
October is already proving to be a great month for the South African business and economy, maybe even greater. With only a week into the month, three South Africans have been appointed for senior positions in the ICT, aviation and engineering sectors.
[Nigeria Business Week] Calling for free-trade, efficient energy
14-03-2023 | 14:53:24
The possibility of free trade within Africa is an ongoing one, to which several African countries have pledged their support and signed their agreements. Though Nigeria has shown caution in joining The Agreement, its one champion is Aliko Dangote, Nigerian industrialist and wealthiest African.
[South Africa Business Week] JSE grows listing portfolio
14-03-2023 | 14:53:23
This week, the ever aggressive South African business world has seen two major companies, Vivo energy and Naspers all set to list on Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).
[Kenya Business Week] Fertilizer shortage and the ripple effects
14-03-2023 | 14:53:22
Mergers, expansions, partnerships, taxation controversy and delays at major installations have dominated Kenya’s headlines this week.
[South Africa Business Week] Monash South Africa is now AdvTech owned
14-03-2023 | 14:53:21
ADvTECH has announced the acquisition of Monash South Africa (MSA), a leading South African private tertiary education institution with students from more than 50 countries.
[South Africa Business Week] Why SA entrepreneurs are not thriving
14-03-2023 | 14:53:20
A Study carried out on more than 1000 entrepreneurs in South Africa revealed that entrepreneurship in South Africa is not thriving, despite the fact that South Africa is one of Africa's strongest economies.
[Kenya Business Week] Unity of purpose in war on counterfeits
14-03-2023 | 14:53:15
Each year counterfeit goods cost the Kenyan economy $300 million in a well-oiled illicit trade that has not only taken away the citizen’s right to quality and genuine products, but put their lives at risk by infiltrating their markets with substandard goods.
[Kenya Business Week] Cementing US trade with direct flights
14-03-2023 | 14:53:07
Known for its aggressive approach in selling its economic sectors, Kenya has this week been on a charm offensive, as both public and private players step up efforts to win investors and grow businesses.
[Nigeria Business Week] Collaborations birth opportunities
14-03-2023 | 14:53:01
The forming and maintaining of strategic, mutually beneficial partnerships is pertinent to the development of any economy, especially a growing one like Nigeria.
[Kenya Business Week] Power to businesses
14-03-2023 | 14:53:00
As Kenya now fully recovers from a grueling election that took a toll on its economy, key sectors are experienced renewed resurgence and the business climate is promising.
[Nigeria Business Week] Industries' growth encourage investments
14-03-2023 | 14:53:00
At first glance, one cannot help but notice that Nigeria is prime ground for investment. Any doubts as to that fact are dissolved when you examine the sheer number of startups being funded, especially in the ICT sector.
[Vacancy] Freelance African Tech Journalist
14-03-2023 | 14:52:15
Africa Business Communities will be developing a Tech Platform on its website and is therefore looking for a freelance journalist/webmaster
AfricaCom 2017 | 7-9 November | Cape Town | Register for free
14-03-2023 | 14:51:46
Get your free AfricaCom visitor ticket and join the biggest gathering of Telecoms & Technology enthusiasts on the continent.
[Column] Mariam Abdullahi: The top 4 digital transformation priorities for African telecoms operators
14-03-2023 | 14:51:40
After nearly two decades of uninhibited growth and profitability, African telecoms operators (telcos) are facing the converging forces of digital disruption.
[Free Webinar] Utilizing dynamic partnerships to ignite innovation in Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:51:34
This webinar addresses how Qualcomm® empowers stakeholders and innovators through access to multinational resources.
2nd Annual Call Center Conference Africa | 22-24 August 2017 | Nairobi, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:51:18
There is a growing desire to digitise African contact centres in order to make them as competitive, cost-efficient and customer-centric as possible. These emerging centres are being designed to exceed the expectations of an increasingly digital African population
African Business Roundtable, Nigeria organisent un forum qui permet de récolter plus de $2 milliards d'investissements au Nigeria.
08-12-2022 | 12:38:00
L'African Business Roundtable, en partenariat avec le gouvernement fédéral du Nigeria, a accueilli le Nigeria International Partnership Forum à New York, en marge de l'Assemblée générale des Nations unies.
African Business Roundtable, Nigerian Government host forum that rakes in over $2b investments into Nigeria
05-12-2022 | 21:20:00
The African Business Roundtable in partnership with the Federal Government of Nigeria hosted the Nigeria International Partnership Forum in New York, in the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly.
[South Africa] Joe Public launches Cell C’s summer campaign, Spin Your World
23-11-2022 | 13:59:23
Brand and Communications Group, Joe Public, recently launched Cell C’s latest summer campaign, “Spin Your World”, just in time for the summer holiday excitement.
New research shows mobile financing can increase national GDP growth in developing markets
28-10-2022 | 10:49:00
New research indicates that the successful deployment and adoption of mobile financial services is associated with a positive impact on GDP growth in developing markets
NASRDA Director emphasises the importance of PPP in promoting national development
22-08-2022 | 13:10:33
Dr. Halilu Ahmad Shaba, has called for more public-private partnerships for effective implementation of the Nigerian space programme, as well as to enhance the capabilities of the Space Agency in service delivery.
[Egypt] “MOUNT PR” signs MoU with “Rowad 2030” project
27-06-2022 | 10:59:00
“MOUNT PR” signed a MoU with “Rowad 2030”, a project of the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development, to support start-up companies and entrepreneurs through “Start-up Clinics”.
Hassanein Hiridjee nommé CEO de l’année lors de l’Africa CEO Forum
20-06-2022 | 09:47:00
Hassanein Hiridjee, CEO d’Axian, a reçu le prix du CEO de l’année à l’occasion de l’Africa CEO Forum, rendez-vous annuel du Secteur Privé Africain. Ce prix reconnaît le CEO ayant le plus marqué l’année en Afrique en incarnant la vitalité du secteur des affaires et du développement sur le continent.
Orange returns to the Sustainability Bond market with a new €500 millions
16-05-2022 | 10:56:00
Orange successfully launched and priced a Sustainability Bond issue for a total amount of EUR 500 million to finance projects that fully reflect the Group’s ambitions in both the green and social fields.
MTN Group partners with UN Women and joins the HeForShe Alliance
01-05-2022 | 20:07:14
MTN Group is pleased to announce further progress in its efforts to drive gender equality by partnering with United Nations (UN) Women and joining the HeForShe Alliance in a drive to enhance its gender efforts.
TOGOCOM présente sa nouvelle identité de marque
11-04-2022 | 12:21:00
TOGOCOM, l’opérateur convergent le plus dynamique et le plus innovant au Togo présente sa nouvelle identité de marque et retrace ses accomplissements depuis maintenant plus de 2 ans.
[South Africa] ICASA announces qualified bidders for the spectrum licensing progress
21-02-2022 | 12:55:02
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) announces the names of the bidders that qualify to participate in the auction phase of the ongoing licensing process for International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) spectrum.
Orange organise les premiers tournois de football panafricains
07-01-2022 | 08:16:00
Orange, partenaire majeur du football africain depuis 2008, est sponsor officiel de la Coupe d’Afrique des Nations pour la 7ème édition consécutive.
MTN Group is the leading African company on the Forbes World’s Best Employers 2021 list
21-10-2021 | 23:42:00
MTN Group are humbled to be recognized as the leading African company on the recently revealed Forbes World’s Best Employers list for 2021.
Ugandan remittances decline but still are a lifeline for rural people, IFAD
02-06-2021 | 13:42:00
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy and job security for Ugandan migrant workers around the world has reduced the amount of money they are sending back home to their families.
Nike, Dangote, MTN, DSTV and GTBank ranked the most admired brands in Africa by Brand Africa
25-05-2021 | 11:16:00
Brand Africa has unveiled the 11th annual Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands 2021 rankings of the Top 100 most admired brands in Africa in a virtual event hosted by Brand Africa, Publics Africa and Uganda Investment Authority.
Telecoms sector, others take Nigeria out of recession as sector boosts GDP by 12.45%, report
25-02-2021 | 14:42:00
Nigeria’s telecommunications industry, regulated by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), is one of the sectors whose performance lifted the country out of recession in the fourth quarter of 2020.
MIGA issues $25.6m in guarantees to Escotel Mauritius for solar power generation in Sierra Leone and Liberia
21-01-2021 | 12:25:00
MIGA, a member of the World Bank Group, issued guarantees of up to $25.6 million to Escotel Mauritius covering its investments in solar power generation in Sierra Leone and Liberia for a period of up to ten years.
ESCOTEL receives $35m funding to deploy cleaner power systems to telecom sites across Africa
07-01-2021 | 07:53:00
Inspired Evolution led a $35 million equity investment by its Evolution II Fund and coinvestors, Norfund and Sagemcom, to establish and finance ESCOTEL, an energy services company currently focused on Sub-Saharan Africa countries.
Mobile data traffic in Sub-Saharan Africa to grow by 6.5 times by 2026, Ericsson report
14-12-2020 | 18:11:32
The November 2020 edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report reveals that mobile data traffic in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to grow by almost 6.5 times the current figures.
Africa's smartphone market grows in Q3 2020, feature phone shipments decline, report
03-12-2020 | 08:16:00
Africa's overall mobile phone market shipments declined 6.0% year on year (YoY) in Q3 2020, according to the latest insights from global technology research and consulting firm International Data Corporation (IDC).
Eutelsat’s survey confirms 7/8° West neighborhood as predominant broadcast position for Egyptian TV homes
23-11-2020 | 06:49:00
Eutelsat Communications revealed the findings of a new Egyptian television market survey, confirming its 7/8° West hotspot as the most powerful neighborhood for satellite television for the country.
World Bank confirms economic downturn in Sub-Saharan Africa, outlines key polices needed for recovery
08-10-2020 | 08:45:00
Driven by the economic fallout of the COVID-19 global pandemic, growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is predicted to fall to -3.3 percent in 2020, pushing the region into its first recession in 25 years, according World Bank's latest regional economic analysis.
Digital technologies could help Uganda’s economy recover faster, report
09-07-2020 | 08:50:00
Uganda’s real gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2020 is projected to be between 0.4 and 1.7% compared to 5.6% in 2019, according to the latest edition of the Uganda Economic Update released by the World Bank.
Dangote, MTN emerge most admired African brands
29-05-2020 | 09:21:00
For the third time in a row, Dangote has emerged as the most admired African brand, of African continent origin, by consumers, paired with the telecommunication giant, MTN.
Egypt’s growth to slow sharply in 2020 due to COVID-19, EBRD
13-05-2020 | 10:51:00
Egypt’s economy will slow sharply this year because of the impact of the coronavirus, but will avoid a recession, according to the latest forecast by the EBRD.
Worldwide smartphone market suffers its largest YOY decline in Q1 2020 due to COVID-19, IDC
01-05-2020 | 13:51:00
Worldwide smartphone shipments decreased 11.7% year over year (YOY) in the first quarter of 2020, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker.
Oxfam, partners raise alarm over Somali remittance lifeline
30-04-2020 | 11:17:00
Oxfam International, together with over 100 NGOs, activists, and academics, raised an alarm regarding the plummeting Somali remittances amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Manufacturing, logistical supply chain constraints inhibit vendors' capacity to address high demand for mobile PC devices in EMEA, IDC
28-04-2020 | 15:55:00
The Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) traditional PC market declined YoY in 20202Q1 and totaled 16.4 million units, according to International Data Corporation (IDC).
1.5 million South African workers set to return to work in May
28-04-2020 | 09:22:00
About 1.5 million more South Africans will from 1 May return to work as government begins to lift a fraction of COVID-19 lockdown regulations.
Reform policy to boost Kenya’s mobile connectivity, GSMA report
25-03-2020 | 13:44:00
A report released by the GSMA says that Kenya is making excellent progress to achieve its target of universal broadband coverage by 2030 and there is an opportunity for the government to accelerate the country’s digital transformation.
Nigeria, Ghana smartphone markets in good shape, COVID-19 casts dark shadow in West Africa, IDC
18-03-2020 | 07:21:00
Nigeria's smartphone market grew 5.3% quarter on quarter in Q4 2019, according to the latest figures from global technology and consulting services firm International Data Corporation (IDC).
Airtel attains 100 million subscriber mark in Africa, with bulk of revenue from Nigeria and East Africa
20-02-2020 | 05:55:32
Airtel's overall customer base in Africa grew by 9.4% to reach 107.1 million. This is according to the India-based telco group financial results for the 9-month period ending on December 31, 2019, announced recently
IT spending in South Africa to top $26 billion in 2020, IDC
31-01-2020 | 14:39:00
Overall IT spending in South Africa is set to reach $26.4 billion this year, up 2.5% in 2019, according to the latest predictions revealed by International Data Corporation (IDC).
Data prices too high in South Africa, Commission calls for immediate relief on pricing, report
03-12-2019 | 15:54:00
Following persistent concerns expressed by the public about the high level of data prices in South Africa, the Competition Commission finally released its final findings and recommendations of the Data Services Market Inquiry.
Madagascar remains on a robust growth trajectory but risks and policy challenges abound, World Bank
29-10-2019 | 11:30:00
While growth was held back in 2019, it remained generally robust and is expected to pick up to an average of 5.4% in 2020-21, according to World Bank's economic update on Madagascar.
IT spending in the Middle East & Africa to top $83 billion in 2020, IDC
08-10-2019 | 15:14:00
IDC's latest forecast shows that IT spending in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) is set to reach $83.7 billion in 2020.
Vivo Energy opens new commercial space in Senegal
08-10-2019 | 10:43:23
Vivo Energy Senegal, the company that distributes and markets Shell fuels and lubricants, opened its new commercial space called Welcome Corniche, located in Dakar on the West Corniche.

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