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Africell opens high-tech data centre in Angola
21-10-2021 | 23:58:45
Africell Group's Chairman and CEO opens Africell's new data center in Luanda with the help of Angola's National Director for Telecommunications and Information Technologies and US Ambassador to Angola.
Shearwater GeoServices awarded 3D seismic exploration project in South Africa
19-10-2021 | 11:26:00
Shearwater GeoServices announced the award of a 3D seismic survey contract for acquisition in South Africa.
Orange et la Coopération Allemande inaugurent le sixième Orange Digital Center en Afrique
18-10-2021 | 08:54:00
Orange et la Coopération Allemande inaugurent « Orange Digital Center » un écosystème entièrement dédié au développement de compétences numériques et à l’innovation.
Orange Cameroon, German Development Cooperation inaugurate sixth digital center in Africa and the Middle East
15-10-2021 | 14:17:00
Orange and the German Development Cooperation are inaugurating, an Orange Digital Center in Douala, an ecosystem entirely dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation in Cameroon.
Shearwater GeoServices commences 4D survey for TotalEnergies offshore Angola
15-10-2021 | 09:33:59
Shearwater GeoServices announced the commencement of a 4D monitor survey for Total Angola.
Orange inaugure le 5ème Orange Digital Center de la région Afrique et Moyen-Orient
12-10-2021 | 17:22:00
Orange et la Coopération Allemande inaugurent Orange Digital Center, un écosystème entièrement dédié au développement des compétences numériques et à l’innovation.
Orange inaugurates fifth digital center in Africa and the Middle East
12-10-2021 | 15:54:00
Orange and the German Development Cooperation are inaugurating an Orange Digital Center in Abidjan, an ecosystem entirely dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation.
MainOne's MDXi expands data center facilities in Lekki, Nigeria
12-10-2021 | 14:24:00
Nearly four months after the launch of its Tier III facility at Appolonia City, Accra, Ghana, MDXi, a MainOne company, has announced the expansion of its data center facilities in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria.
Manufacturing and Production Companies Hit by Ransomware Least Likely To Pay The Ransom, Sophos Survey
11-10-2021 | 12:15:00
Companies in the manufacturing and production sector are the least likely (at 19%) to submit to a ransom demand to have encrypted files restored and the most likely (at 68%) to be able to restore data from backups.
Sub-Saharan Africa exits recession in 2021, recovery still vulnerable, Africa Pulse
08-10-2021 | 10:26:00
Sub-Saharan Africa is set to emerge from the 2020 recession sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic with growth expected to expand by 3.3 percent in 2021. This is one percent higher than the April 2021 forecast according to the latest edition of Africa Pulse.
PGS 3D data covers Angola 2021 offshore licensing
30-09-2021 | 08:19:52
PGS has 3D seismic data acquired in partnership with Agência Nacional de Petróleo, Gás e Biocombustíveis (ANPG), covering most of the available opportunities in the Angola 2021 bid round for offshore Kwanza and Lower Congo Basin.
Over Half World’s Population Now Using Mobile Internet, GSMA Report
30-09-2021 | 06:06:00
GSMA has launched its global State of Mobile Internet Connectivity Report 2021 showing that, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, more than half of the world’s population is now using the mobile internet.
Patch management combined with robust password policies reduce the risk of cyberattacks to businesses by up to 60%, Kaspersky
27-09-2021 | 14:57:00
In six in ten (63%) cyberattacks investigated by the Kaspersky Global Emergency Response team, adversaries used password brute force and vulnerability exploitation as initial vectors to compromise the organisation’s environment
28% of SMBs surveyed in the META region launched new products during the pandemic, report
23-09-2021 | 14:17:00
When the pandemic had just started in March 2020, developing new products was a way to respond to the uniquely challenging situation for 28% of small and medium companies surveyed across the META region, according to a recent Kaspersky study
Africa Data Centres unveils latest data centre in Johannesburg, South Africa
22-09-2021 | 12:32:00
Africa Data Centres, the pan-African network of interconnected, carrier-and cloud-neutral data centres, has completed its new Johannesburg data centre, based in its Midrand Campus which is one of the largest in Africa.
Kudelski IoT partners with Redtree to expand customer base in Europe, Middle East and Africa
22-09-2021 | 09:16:00
Kudelski IoT, a division of the Kudelski Group, announced an agreement with Redtree Solutions to represent its portfolio of IoT security services and solutions to Redtree’s customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Kaspersky releases its first Transparency Report
20-09-2021 | 09:57:00
Cybersecurity company Kaspersky has publicly shared information on requests received from government and law enforcement agencies, and users for data and technical expertise in 2020 and H1 2021.
Vertiv introduces digital IT management platform for enterprise, distributed, edge and hybrid networks
15-09-2021 | 09:12:00
Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, introduced the Vertiv Avocent ADX Ecosystem, a next-generation IT management platform that meets the ever-changing needs of the data center.
TGS commences 2D seismic campaign offshore Mauritania
14-09-2021 | 08:09:49
TGS is commencing a new seismic survey in the MSGBC Basin, offshore Mauritania, adding to the successes of the North-West Africa Atlantic Margin (NWAAM) 2D campaign.
Dubai becomes gateway for African multi-billion-dollar stationery imports, report
13-09-2021 | 14:52:00
Dubai has emerged as a key export gateway for stationery goods which are in spiralling demand throughout Africa, according to a new report by market information advisory 6Wresearch.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: M-Pesa is now Africa’s largest fintech with 50 million active customers
09-09-2021 | 15:36:00
More than 14 years after launching its mobile money service M-Pesa, Safaricom this week announced that it reached 50 million monthly active customers strengthening its position as Africa’s largest fintech.
Amid the pandemic, 43% of SMB leaders across the META region chose to keep people working at any cost, report
09-09-2021 | 11:25:00
A recent Kaspersky survey on the challenges facing small and medium businesses at the beginning of the pandemic reveals preserving jobs was a priority for almost half (43%) of organisations across the META region.
[Column] Michael Finch: Data centres remain central for business growth
08-09-2021 | 14:13:00
Today’s business landscape is generating information from data centres to the fingertips of employees and customers.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies partners with Unitas Global to create a network of interconnected data centres in Africa
08-09-2021 | 10:32:00
Pan-African technology group, Liquid Intelligent Technologies has announced a strategic partnership with global managed network provider, Unitas Global, in a bid to meet the demands of rapid digital transformation across the continent.
Zalgen Labs announces contract with CEPI for Lassa Fever study in West Africa
03-09-2021 | 11:44:46
Zalgen Labs (Zalgen), a biotechnology and diagnostics company, announced contract with CEPI, to further advance the development of vaccines against Lassa Fever (LF) in West Africa.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Public and private organizations are stepping up their efforts in cybersecurity training and awareness
02-09-2021 | 14:41:00
Liquid Intelligent Technologies released a new report revealing that over 90% of IT decision-makers across South Africa, Kenya, and Zimbabwe have accelerated their focus on Cyber Security due to the substantial emergence of digital ways of working. 
South African digital identity verification platform iiDENTIFii achieves Microsoft global co-sell status
02-09-2021 | 08:25:43
South African tech company iiDENTIFii announced it has attained Microsoft co-sell Partner status with its biometric digital authentication and automated onboarding solution hosted in Microsoft Azure.
90% of IT leaders across Kenya, South Africa and Zimbabwe step up their focus on Cyber Security, report
02-09-2021 | 05:42:00
Over 90% of IT decision-makers across South Africa, Kenya, and Zimbabwe have accelerated their focus on Cyber Security due to the substantial emergence of digital ways of working. 
FAO deploys new application to combat locust outbreak in Namibia
01-09-2021 | 15:33:36
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) developed the eLocust3m application to improve early warning through rapid detection, surveillance and monitoring of locust outbreaks.
[Column] Daniel Thenga: The changing face of data management
01-09-2021 | 06:10:00
Today’s business environment is radically different from the one at the beginning of 2020. It has taken roughly 17 months to disrupt the traditional processes and systems which companies spent decades perfecting.
Vertiv signs distribution agreement with Ingram Micro to cover the MENA distribution markets
31-08-2021 | 09:40:00
Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, announced a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro, the global technology and supply chain services leader, to cover the MENA distribution markets.
[Poste vacant] Incentro recherche un développeur Python senior à Nairobi
30-08-2021 | 11:56:00
Incentro recherche directement un développeur Python senior à Nairobi
[Vacancy] Incentro is looking for a Senior Python Developer in Nairobi
30-08-2021 | 10:32:00
Incentro is directly looking for a Senior Python Developer in Nairobi
76% of SMEs in Food, Beverage, Entertainment across Middle East and Africa optimistic about future growth, Mastercard
30-08-2021 | 06:56:00
Although different sectors were exposed to and impacted in diverging ways to the extensive changes of the COVID-19 pandemic, Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) confidence across most sectors is on the rise, according to the latest research by Mastercard.
PGS completes coverage of West African transform margin with new Côte d’Ivoire data
27-08-2021 | 12:49:00
In partnership with PetroCi and Direction Générale des Hydrocarbures, PGS has completed phase two of the Côte d’Ivoire MegaSurvey, adding 9 897 sq. km of 3D and 24 632 km 2D in the Tano Basin. 
Vodacom's XLink deploys technology to modernize banking and financial services in Africa
27-08-2021 | 08:35:00
Vodacom together with its subsidiary XLink are utilising the best in platform technologies and design thinking to modernise the African financial services world.
Pandemic drives surge in use of digital health solutions across Africa, report
26-08-2021 | 08:26:00
There has been an exponential rise in the number of people engaging with digital health services through their smartphones in Africa, creating vast potential for countries to deliver access to healthcare digitally.
Retail sector became top target for ransomware and data-theft extortion attacks during the pandemic in 2020, Sophos research
23-08-2021 | 08:17:00
Retail, together with education, faced the highest level of ransomware attacks during 2020, with 44% of organizations hit (compared to 37% across all industry sectors). 
[Africa Tech Week] Duncan Mochama: Facebook has partnered with African telcos to extend subsea cable to four countries
19-08-2021 | 14:15:00
The 2Africa consortium, comprising China Mobile International, Facebook, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone, and WIOCC, announced the addition of four new branches to the 2Africa cable.
Fintech startup Pngme raises $15m Series A funding to power the future of financial services in Africa
19-08-2021 | 10:24:00
Fintech startup Pngme raised $15 million in Series A funding as the company sets out to grow its financial data infrastructure and machine learning-as-a-service platform for financial institutions and fintechs across sub-Saharan Africa. 
PGS releases additional data to support Niger Delta exploration in Nigeria
19-08-2021 | 08:38:00
PGS announced that an additional 1000 sq. km of reprocessed 3D data from OPL 248 is now available, completing PGS Niger Delta 2020 Reprocessing package and is well-timed for a reassessment of Nigerian offshore exploration opportunities.
AGS secures 150,000 STRYDE nodes for seismic projects in the Middle East & Africa
17-08-2021 | 16:16:00
The Oman-based land seismic acquisition company will use STRYDE’s Nimble and Compact systems to obtain better high-definition images for oil and gas exploration across several projects.
World Bank, partners announce new global fund for cybersecurity
17-08-2021 | 10:38:00
The World Bank announced the launch of a new Cybersecurity Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the broader Digital Development Partnership (DDP) umbrella program.
IFC supports Intelvision to strengthen broadband internet network in Seychelles
17-08-2021 | 09:00:01
Broadband network and digital services offered in Seychelles will get a boost from a new cable system that will be leased by Seychelles-based telecommunications provider Intelvision, with support from IFC.
PGS delivers continuous 3D data coverage of Southern Namibe Basin in Angola and Namibia
10-08-2021 | 08:48:00
PGS announced that final PSTM and PSDM products are now available from its latest MultiClient 3D surveys in the Namibe Basin of Angola and Namibia.
Mdxi-MainOne consolide sa position dans le developpement de l'écosystème numérique de l'Afrique de L'Ouest
09-08-2021 | 14:50:00
MDXi, une entreprise de MainOne continue de consolider sa position de leader des data center en Afrique de l'Ouest avec le lancement de son nouveau data center à Appolonia City, au Ghana.
Mdxi-MainOne consolidates position in building west African digital ecosystem
09-08-2021 | 14:43:00
MDXi, a MainOne company, continues to consolidate its position as the leading Data Center Business across West Africa with the launch of its recent Data Center in Appolonia City, Ghana.
[Column] Lerisha Naidu and Angelo Tzarevski: Africa - Competition in the Digital Economy
09-08-2021 | 08:20:00
According to Refinitiv data, 37 cross-border merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in Africa were announced in the technology, media and communications (TMT) sector in the first half of 2021.
29% of corporate users in Kenya experienced financial malware attacks in the first half of 2021, Kaspersky
09-08-2021 | 08:04:00
29.3% of the 7 962 attacks recorded in the country targeted corporate users, which is a cause for concern, warn Kaspersky experts
NTT DATA announces the launch of NTT DATA EMEAL for Middle East and Africa
02-08-2021 | 08:54:27
NTT DATA, a global digital business and IT services leader, announced it has newly established NTT DATA EMEAL (Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America) and would start its operation from September 14th.
[Column] Elaine Wang: What you need to know, a guide to cybersecurity
28-07-2021 | 12:27:00
Cyberattacks are an evolving and increasing risk to all of us - organisations and individuals alike. With the number of attacks having grown significantly over the past few years, the sophistication of those threats has also increased dramatically.
Orange Mali et la Coopération Allemande Inaugurent le 4ème Orange Digital Center en Afrique et au Moyen-Orient
28-07-2021 | 09:01:00
Orange et la Coopération Allemande inaugurent à Bamako, « Orange Digital Center », un écosystème entièrement dédié au développement des compétences numériques et à l’innovation.
Orange Mali and German Cooperation inaugurate 4th Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East
27-07-2021 | 14:41:00
Orange and the German Cooperation are inaugurating, an Orange Digital Center in Bamako, an ecosystem entirely dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation.
Vodacom South Africa and Nokia achieve highest transmission rates across live optical network in Africa
27-07-2021 | 10:40:00
Vodacom South Africa and Nokia are working together to transform the operator’s nationwide optical transmission network through Nokia’s Photonic Service Engine 3 (PSE-3) chipset hardware to deliver high capacity transmission.
[Kenya] Entertainment, media, and advertising revenues to hit Sh900 billion by 2025, PwC
26-07-2021 | 06:45:00
PWC estimates that Kenya’s potential annual revenues in the industry will be over Sh900 billion by 2025. This means entertainment and media revenue in Kenya will overtake Nigeria to deliver just below Sh100 billion ahead of South Africa.
[Column] Carol Koech: Are data centers in East Africa ready for digital demand?
23-07-2021 | 14:14:00
Last year was different for many obvious reasons. But one habit which hasn’t changed is our need and use of everything digital. The pandemic has accelerated our use of digital channels, both as individuals and as businesses.
IFC invests in Convergence Partners’ Fund to boost digital access in Africa
22-07-2021 | 15:26:00
To help strengthen broadband infrastructure and improve online access to digital services for individuals and businesses in more than 12 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, IFC has invested in a new fund by Convergence Partners Africa.
Digital demand drives annual IFC commitments in telecoms, media and tech to $1b
21-07-2021 | 09:42:00
The surging demand for digital connectivity during the COVID-19 pandemic has led IFC's commitments to the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sector in emerging markets to exceed $1 billion for the first time in one fiscal year.
Africa Data Centres, Global Sense select Zadara to bring on-demand edge cloud services to Africa
20-07-2021 | 11:01:00
Zadara, the edge cloud services provider, announced that Africa Data Centres and Global Sense have added Zadara’s edge cloud services to their marketplace.
AfDB, KOAFEC fund database system to improve utility regulation for Public Utilities Regulatory Commission of Ghana
16-07-2021 | 12:34:00
AfDB and KOAFEC Trust Fund have funded a Database Management System (DBMS) to improve the operations and functions of the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) of Ghana.
Nigeria leads mobile app market growth for Africa, according to AppsFlyer & Google Report
14-07-2021 | 09:41:00
Leading global marketing measurement, AppsFlyer, has launched a report with Google that reveals a booming African mobile app market, propelled by a growing fintech space.
[South Africa] Omnisient raises USD1.4m for global expansion
12-07-2021 | 09:22:00
Omnisient, a secure data collaboration platform, has achieved its second raise this year totalling USD1.4 million.
Sub-Saharan Africa to reach 70 million 5G subscriptions by 2026, Ericsson
08-07-2021 | 07:35:00
Ericsson projects that 5G mobile subscriptions will exceed 580 million by the end of 2021, driven by an estimated one million new 5G mobile subscriptions every day.
Businesses are not equipped to deliver on customer experience, IFS study
05-07-2021 | 11:25:00
Businesses are missing out on a significant opportunity to fix internal processes and address the root causes of customer experience issues in the wake of the pandemic, research from IFS shows.
1.1 million web attacks exploited the gaming theme worldwide in April 2021, Kaspersky
05-07-2021 | 07:39:59
Kaspersky researchers found that there was a significant increase in the number of web antivirus detections for sites with names that exploit the gaming theme.
Multilateral Development Banks climate finance rose to $66 billion in 2020, report
01-07-2021 | 11:18:00
Climate finance committed by major multilateral development banks (MDBs) rose to a total of $66 billion last year from $61.6 billion in 2019, according to the 2020 Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance.
[Vacancy] Incentro is looking for a Senior back-end developer in Nairobi
01-07-2021 | 07:52:00
Incentro is directly looking for a Senior back-end developer in Nairobi
DataSpark signs agreement with Ooredoo for advanced data-driven SNP solution
30-06-2021 | 08:36:56
DataSpark has signed a multi-year strategic deal with Ooredoo Group, to automate and standardise their group-wide network planning processes, optimise capital expenditure spending and deliver superior customer experience.
Consortium of AIIM, Adenia and IFC acquire majority stake in Eastcastle Infrastructure
29-06-2021 | 10:07:00
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), Adenia Partners and IFC have partnered to invest a total of $130 million to support Eastcastle Infrastructure (Eastcastle), a company specializing in Africa’s telecoms tower sector.
Tanzania’s financial sector could do more to boost gender diversity, IFC study
28-06-2021 | 08:12:00
A number of financial institutions in Tanzania were found to be performing well regarding gender equality at senior management levels, though gender gaps remain and more could be done to improve the position of women in the country.
MainOne to unveil new data center in Appolonia City, Ghana
22-06-2021 | 08:37:00
MainOne, the provider of connectivity, cloud and data center solutions in West Africa is set to launch the Appolonia Data Center of its subsidiary, MDXi, in Accra, Ghana.
[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: Cloud adoption has reached new heights
21-06-2021 | 14:46:00
Enterprise spending on cloud infrastructure bypassed spending on data center hardware and software for the first time in 2020 according to the latest data from Synergy Research Group.
New Cybereason Ransomware Study Reveals True Cost to Business
21-06-2021 | 07:44:00
The study reveals more than half of organizations have been the victim of a ransomware attack, and that 80% of businesses that chose to pay a ransom demand suffered a second ransomware attack, often at the hands of the same threat actor group.
64% of Kenyan businesses unaware of privacy laws, study
21-06-2021 | 07:23:00
According to a recent survey, only 36% of Kenyan businesses are aware of privacy laws governing their marketing activities, despite Data Protection Act (DPA) being in effect since 2019.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa are top drivers of eCommerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa
17-06-2021 | 15:08:00
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa are top drivers of eCommerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa
Auth0 launches WebAuthn Passwordless to ease security for modern authentication
16-06-2021 | 09:03:48
Auth0, the modern identity platform, announced the launch of Auth0 WebAuthn Passwordless, an authentication feature that enables end-users to seamlessly log in with a biometric identifier, such as facial recognition or a fingerprint.
[Column] Mandy Duncan: Financing the workplace of tomorrow, hybrid or otherwise
15-06-2021 | 15:01:00
An unprecedented ability to connect, collaborate and work from anywhere. Enterprise-level connectivity and equipment at home. New work spaces, automated systems and cognizant buildings at the office.
Global petrostates can forget trillion-dollar oil and gas tax revenues as energy transition bites, Rystad reports
08-06-2021 | 09:05:00
The global government income from oil and gas taxation fell to a multi-year low in 2020 of around $560 billion, as production and prices shrunk. Before Covid-19, oil and gas taxes usually exceeded the trillion-dollar mark.
[Kenya] Equity Digital Banking overtakes legacy banking in volumes in Q1 2021
07-06-2021 | 06:34:34
Equity’s digital business transformation model continues to pay off through innovation and digitization enabling a seamless transition from fixed cost to 3rd party variable cost channels and self-service platforms.
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.
[Nigeria] Terragon's Customer Data Platform verified as RealCDP
01-06-2021 | 09:27:14
Africa’s data and marketing technology company, Terragon, has been listed as a verified Customer Data Platform (CDP) company by the CDP institute, having met the institute’s specific criteria for qualification as a RealCDP.
Vertiv introduces new Plug-and-Play micro data center system for edge computing in EMEA
18-05-2021 | 22:28:34
Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, introduced the Vertiv™ VRC-S, a fully factory-assembled micro data center designed for fast, easy installation at the edge of the network and other small IT sites.
South Africa online retail leaps to R30 billion, report
12-05-2021 | 17:04:00
The online retail in South Africa more than doubled in just two years, due to the explosion in demand for home deliveries brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research findings.
[Vacancy] Incentro is looking for a Senior Java developer in Nairobi
10-05-2021 | 09:35:00
Incentro is directly looking for a Senior Java developer in Nairobi
The blockchain-based voting boom: Online sessions increased threefold during year of lockdown, Kaspersky
06-05-2021 | 15:25:00
Between December 2020 and February 2021, three times more voting sessions were conducted on Polys, a blockchain-based voting platform from the Kaspersky Innovation Hub, than the previous year.
Egypt sees over EGP100b increase in local currency bank deposits
06-05-2021 | 11:01:00
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has revealed that local currency deposits with banks working in the Egyptian market increased by EGP 104.191bn during March 2021.
Consumer Appetite for Digital Payments Takes Off in Kenya, Mastercard Payments Index
06-05-2021 | 09:44:01
Research from Mastercard shows that the adoption of new payment technologies is rising, and consumer appetite for new, fast and flexible digital experiences continues to grow.
MTN Group reports resilient first quarter 2021 results as data and fintech services accelerate
05-05-2021 | 08:41:00
MTN Group today announced a strong and resilient operational and financial performance in the first quarter of 2021, with growth in service revenue exceeding medium-term guidance, driven by gains in data and fintech revenue.
MENA energy investments to exceed $805b over next five years, APICORP
04-05-2021 | 16:31:00
The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), estimates in its MENA Energy Investment Outlook 2021-2025, that overall planned and committed investments in the MENA region will exceed $805 billion over the next five years.
Telkom Kenya customers to send money for free from T-kash to any network
30-04-2021 | 11:26:03
Telkom customers will be able to use T-kash, the technology company’s digital financial services platform, to send money across local networks, at no cost, for the next 60 days.
Global electric car sales set for further strong growth after 40% rise in 2020
30-04-2021 | 09:31:00
New International Energy Agency (IEA), report sees major expansion in electric vehicle adoption this decade, which could accelerate further if governments implement policies aimed at reaching net zero goals.
Lacuna Fund announces second round of funding to projects supporting Natural Language Processing technologies Across Africa
29-04-2021 | 16:07:00
The partner organisations behind Lacuna Fund implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, announced the second cohort of supported projects.
[Egypt] Economy pandemic losses top $23.6b, eyeing 7% growth over next three years
28-04-2021 | 11:32:00
Egyptian economic losses arising from the pandemic have reached 370 billion Egyptian pounds ($23.6 billion).
New reports from AfDB, FAO and CGIAR showcase digital agriculture opportunities in Africa
27-04-2021 | 09:09:00
Drones, satellites, geographic information systems, weather stations and advanced analytics are some of the most promising technologies for providing solutions to Africa’s agricultural challenges.
African trade finance sees $5b in portfolio outflows in Q1 2020 due to Covid-19 but opportunities exist, report
23-04-2021 | 07:57:00
Constrained global financial conditions caused by Covid-19 have led to massive portfolio outflows from Africa, exceeding $5 billion in the first quarter of 2020, a new continent-wide survey on trade finance has shown.
Global Fund report shows massive disruption to healthcare caused by COVID-19 in Africa and Asia
14-04-2021 | 13:04:00
A new report by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria shows COVID-19 has massively disrupted health systems and health service delivery for HIV, TB and malaria in low- and middle-income countries in Africa and Asia in 2020.
Telkom partners with Standard Group to offer customers digital subscriptions in Kenya
09-04-2021 | 14:43:23
Telkom Kenya and the Standard Group have partnered to enable customers access the Group’s digital versions of their print content, conveniently and in real time, via their smartphones.
ION awarded exclusive agreement for 3D multi-client programs offshore Kenya
09-04-2021 | 12:26:54
ION Geophysical Corporation, announced the Company was awarded an exclusive agreement for 3D multi-client programs offshore Kenya. The agreement includes both 3D new acquisition offshore the Lamu Basin and reimaging vintage data offshore Kenya.
[Interview] Stephan Eyeson, fondateur et PDG, Survey54
09-04-2021 | 11:57:00
L'entrepreneur Britanique-Ghanéen, Stephan Eyeson, est actuellement PDG et fondateur de la société panafricaine de collecte de renseignements sur les consommateurs, Survey54.
West Africa welcomes data centers developments
09-04-2021 | 09:04:42
While South Africa is home to the largest concentration of data centers on the African continent, the appeal of West Africa seems to be growing, with new developments planned for both Senegal and Nigeria.