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World’s first digital state launched to offer voice to millions of young people, including African youth

09-20-2019 | 08:40:32
An ambitious new non-political, non-religious digital “state” that aims to empower the global youth community to act on the world’s most pressing issues will launch at the Nobel Peace World Summit.

Orange, PCCW Global and PEACE partner for a new submarine cable to connect Europe to Asia via East Africa by 2021

09-20-2019 | 06:43:41
During the Submarine Networks World international fair currently being held in Singapore, Orange, PCCW Global and PEACE officially signed their agreement to deploy the new submarine cable- PEACE Med.

NCC upbeat on cybersecurity campaign as Nigeria's Internet users hit 122.6 million

09-20-2019 | 06:38:00
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has remained upbeat in its commitment to sensitize telecom consumers across the country on the dangers of cybercrime.

[DR Congo] Go.Data mobile app boosts data collection in fight against Ebola

09-19-2019 | 12:41:46
Go.Data is a major innovation in outbreak investigation tools for field data collection.

[South Africa] Seacom boosts internet connectivity in Bloemfontein with launch of PoP node

09-19-2019 | 12:38:00
Seacom has launched a point of presence (PoP) in Bloemfontein, enabling delivery of a wider range of Seacom Business connectivity products to companies in South Africa's sixth-largest city.

SAP Africa Code Week enhances digital skills training capacity in Kenya

09-19-2019 | 11:23:19
More than 1100 Kenyan teachers have completed their digital skills training ahead of this year's Africa Code Week (ACW), which will take place across the continent in October.

[Kenya] Equity Bank’s EazzyBiz platform records 79 per cent growth boosted by uptake from SMEs, corporates

09-19-2019 | 06:37:30
The number of transactions conducted through EazzyBiz platform grew by 79 percent from 800,000 to 1.4 million during the first six months of the year, backed by continued uptake by Corporates and SMEs.

Angola’s taxman launches modern information center to bolster revenue collection

09-19-2019 | 06:32:49
The General Tax Administration (AGT) has as of today a Contact Center and a Tax Information Center (BI Showroom) to serve citizens and businesses.

[South Africa] rain commissions Africa’s first 5G network

09-19-2019 | 06:15:00
South African network operator rain is making 5G network available to its existing customers in certain parts of Johannesburg and Tshwane.

Angola Cables and TM Global successfully establish proof of concept a new cable route

09-19-2019 | 05:51:14
TM GLOBAL and Angola Cables have been exploring another alternative via a new express route connecting the southern hemisphere subsea cables from Asia directly to South America

[Kenya] Treasury Principal Secretary calls for automation of revenue collections

09-19-2019 | 05:32:00
Kenya's National Treasury Principal Secretary Dr. Julius Muia has expressed a need for a digital based software to track Duty and Value Addition Tax (VAT) in a bid to check revenue losses

ASUS partners with Jumia Kenya to strengthen its online presence

09-19-2019 | 05:20:23
ASUS has partnered with Jumia as the official distributor of all ASUS products under Jumia Mall in a bid to boost its market share.

OPPO appoints Ethan Xue as new President for Africa and Middle East

09-18-2019 | 14:29:36
Global smartphone brand OPPO, has announced the appointment of Ethan Xue as its new President in the Middle East and Africa (MEA).

Oracle to expand cloud infrastructure globally

09-18-2019 | 14:26:00
Technology company Oracle has announced plans to expand quickly its cloud infrastructure around the world for hosting customer applications.

Airtel Zambia launches 077 network code

09-18-2019 | 09:02:00
Airtel Networks Zambia Plc has launched the 077 network code to add to its existing 097 numbering.