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Google to open Artificial Intelligence research center in Ghana

06-18-2018 | 08:21:00
Google plans to open an artificial-intelligence research center in Accra, Ghana, the latest in a string of investments the tech company has made in Africa.

SEACOM upgrades its subsea cable system to 1.5Tbps

06-18-2018 | 06:28:00
Pan African Telecom company, SEACOM, has upgraded its key submarine network system from its Southern and Eastern African coastline landings into Europe at a total capacity of 1.5Tbps.

Africa Middle East and Europe smartphone markets hit record value, IDC

06-18-2018 | 06:23:00
The region's smartphone market showed some stability in the first quarter of 2018 in unit terms, while its value grew to exceed its previous first quarter peak result in the first quarter of 2015.

[South Africa] Sims Recycling gets responsible recycling certification

06-15-2018 | 10:15:00
Sims Recycling Solutions, a leading global provider of electronics recycling and IT asset disposition (ITAD) services, recently became the first and only business in South Africato achieve the Responsible Recycling (R2:2013) certification

BBM signs Eskimi as exclusive mobile advertising partner in Nigeria

06-14-2018 | 12:31:00
BBM and Eskimi, a global programmatic platform, today announced an exclusive mobile advertising partnership in Nigeria.

Ugandan innovation wins Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

06-14-2018 | 11:22:24
A 24-year-old Ugandan software engineer has won the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation.

Techno and Microsoft launch agriculture platform for African farmers

06-14-2018 | 08:50:35
Techno Brain has partnered with Microsoft Corporation to launch a Digital Agriculture Platform in Africa to help farmers improve crop yields and increase income.

Upskilling, Gig Economy become ways to fight youth unemployment in SA

06-14-2018 | 08:09:00
For South Africa’s youngest citizens finding a job remains an enormous challenge. While the country’s official unemployment rate is now 27.7%, the most affected group by far are young people under the age of 35.

[South Africa] e4 launches BondTracker app

06-14-2018 | 07:48:00
Software as a Service company, e4, has launched BondTracker, a mobile business app, designed to facilitate efficiency in tracking and communicating progress when registering a property.

Commonwealth introduces African countries to new debt management tech

06-14-2018 | 06:19:11
New cutting edge technology, developed by the Commonwealth, could help governments in Eastern and Southern Africa to manage their debt.

Kenya calls for tough action on SIM registration within EAC

06-13-2018 | 06:19:00
Kenya ICT Cabinet Secretary Mr. Joe Mucheru has called for tough measures on enforcement of SIM card registration within the East African Community.

TFhost nominated for Four NiRA awards categories

06-13-2018 | 06:09:59
TFhost.ng a leading domain name registrar and hosting service company has broken bounds by earning quadruple accolades from the Nigerian superintendent registry.

Cabo Verde Telecom and EllaLink ink fibre connectivity deal

06-12-2018 | 12:58:55
Cabo Verde Telecom and EllaLink have announces the signature of a binding Memorandum of Understanding to deliver subsea fibre connectivity to Cabo Verde.

Freshworks expands to South Africa

06-12-2018 | 10:36:48
Freshworks Inc, a provider of cloud-based business software, has announced an aggressive growth strategy to propel the ambitious expansion of its evolving South African footprint.

[Burkina Faso] Kwese TV and Furnmart in distribution deal

06-12-2018 | 10:34:02
Kwesé TV, a provider of premium and exclusive sports and general entertainment content has partnered with the furniture retail giant to distribute Kwesé's Direct-To-Home hardware.