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[Kenya] Paxful to expand access to Bitcoin in East Africa

08-22-2019 | 05:23:00
Paxful, a leading global peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace, has today unveiled its plans to scale up in Kenya and the broader East African region.

SEACOM invests in fibre capacity to support cloud computing

08-21-2019 | 13:09:23
Pan-African service provider SEACOM has announced plans to double the data capacity on its broadband submarine cable system from 1.5 terabytes to 3 terabytes.

[Kenya] BLAZE by Safaricom launches e-sports tournament

08-21-2019 | 12:30:43
BLAZE by Safaricom has today launched an e-sports tournament in partnership with Pro Series Gaming (PSG) and Standard Group, for youth aged between 18 and 26 who are looking at gaming as a career choice.

[Kenya] VMware and Strathmore University partner to enhance digital skills in Africa

08-21-2019 | 12:26:00
VMware has announced the expansion of the VMware IT Academy: Virtualize Africa programme in partnership Strathmore University – @iLabAfrica Centre, Kenya.

Smart cities, IoT to transform business in Africa within 10 years, Gartner

08-21-2019 | 07:24:00
The 2019 Gartner. Inc. “Hype Cycle for ICT in Africa” features three technologies that will have a transformational impact on businesses in Africa within the next 10 years.

[Zambia] Paratus to provide internet at the Zambezi All Species fishing sports event

08-21-2019 | 06:31:00
Paratus Zambia has announced that it will be providing high-quality internet via VSAT throughout the entire Zambezi All Species fishing sports event.

[South Africa] Google launches CS First programme, to train 30k learners in computer science

08-21-2019 | 06:18:00
Google has announced the launch of CS First, an ambitious programme aimed at equipping South African learners with the fundamentals of computer science.

[Nigeria] Ten African startups taking part in the CcHUB’s PitchdriveAsia Tour

08-21-2019 | 05:50:00
Ten selected African startups utilising hardware and deep technology tools in their businesses will journey across five Asian cities during the two-week tech tour which will run until September 8, 2019.

Digital consultancy firm Viga Interactive expands African footprint through partnerships

08-20-2019 | 13:14:00
Viga Interactive has expanded its footprint across the continent through partnerships with international companies and brands aimed at providing research and insights.

South Sudan National Revenue Authority and TradeMark East Africa partner to modernize trade systems

08-20-2019 | 08:30:00
South Sudan National Revenue Authority (NRA) and TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding committing to establish modern trade systems and procedures.

[South Africa] Cape Town named Africa's leading digital city

08-20-2019 | 08:28:00
Cape Town has been named as Africa's leading digital city, offering a place for innovation with the necessary infrastructure and tools to grow as a tech hub.

KT Corp unveils global epidemic prevention platform in Ghana

08-20-2019 | 06:11:43
KT, the Korean telecommunication provider has launched a health platform, GEPP Ghana in the Ghanaian capital.

LTE network, fibre backbone infrastructure and 3G connectivity drive Namibia’s mobile market

08-20-2019 | 06:07:39
Although Namibia was slow to introduce competition in the mobile market, with a second operator not licensed until 2006, the market has since seen penetration rates rise to well above the regional average.

Telecom Egypt records EGP6.6b in revenues, 24% growth

08-19-2019 | 09:22:54
Telecom Egypt has announced its second quarter of 2019 results ending on 30 June, stating that total revenues recorded EGP 6.6 billion, growing by 24 percent year-over-year.

MTN and biNu partner to enable all websites and apps #datafree for South Africans

08-19-2019 | 08:43:46
MTN and #datafree pioneer biNu have entered a partnership that will enable mobile subscribers in South Africa to access websites and apps #datafree.