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MainOne Cable system set to connect Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire

09-02-2019 | 08:36:00
MainOne has confirmed the scheduled landing of the MainOne submarine cable systems in Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire in September and October 2019 respectively.

U of T researcher to launch digital storytelling project in Ugandan refugee camp

09-02-2019 | 06:32:00
In Uganda’s Bidi Bidi refugee camp, which houses more than 225,000 internally displaced people and refugees, adolescents and youths will soon be able to share their experiences through digitally drawn images.

DHL launches mobile app to help customers track and coordinate delivery of their shipments

08-30-2019 | 14:35:48
DHL Express has announced the launch of an innovative mobile platform that will allow its customers in Sub Saharan Africa to track and coordinate the delivery of their shipments with greater ease and convenience.

[Nigeria] Shell, SAP offer free ICT training to graduates

08-30-2019 | 12:20:00
Ten Nigerian graduates of Business and Information Technology disciplines have completed a one-year specialised digital training and certification in Financial Accounting and Project Management.

African e-Logistics start-up Kobo 360 launches operations in Kenya

08-30-2019 | 06:20:45
Kobo360, the African e-Logistics start-up, has launched its operations in Nairobi, Kenya, marking the company's first physical expansion into East Africa.

Intelsat, Africa Mobile Networks connect 525 rural cell sites increasing connectivity to unserved communities in Sub Saharan Africa

08-30-2019 | 06:13:10
Intelsat and Africa Mobile Networks have announced that a milestone in bringing mobile connectivity to unserved communities in sub-Saharan Africa has been reached.

SWVL set for KES 1.5b cash injection into Kenyan market

08-29-2019 | 11:24:41
Shuttle-hailing firm SWVL today announced plans to pump $15 million (KES 1.5 billion) into its Kenyan operations.

The African ICT Foundation opens drones academy in Benin

08-29-2019 | 06:47:00
The African ICT Foundation and its partners CTA and Global Partners have launched a drones academy in the Republic of Benin.

South Africa, Nigeria and Egypt remain largest smartphone markets in Africa, IDC

08-29-2019 | 06:44:00
The Africa mobile phone market declined 1.8% quarter on quarter, QoQ, in Q2 2019, according to the latest figures announced by International Data Corporation.

[South Africa] Vodacom Limpopo switches on base station sites in five villages

08-29-2019 | 06:10:00
Vodacom Limpopo region has switched on 20 3G enabled base station sites in deep rural areas across the province during the month of August alone.

[Kenya] Sendy opens up its platform to include Freight services

08-29-2019 | 05:57:00
Kenya’s logistics platform Sendy has opened up its platform to include freight services from the inland container depot and long-haul logistics services.

[South Africa] Women are key to the future of the Crypto-Economy, Paxful

08-29-2019 | 05:31:22
Paxful is planning to expand presence in South Africa and is hoping to nurture as much female talent as possible.

[South Africa] University of Pretoria and Eiffel Corp partner to create the UP Mobile App

08-28-2019 | 13:28:00
First world countries often have the resources they need to keep up with the demands of this so called fourth industrial revolution, but what of the rest of the world?

[South Africa] Standard Bank partners with iiDENTIFii to enable wider access to Shyft App

08-28-2019 | 12:49:00
Standard Bank has announced a new partnership with remote biometric digital authentication and automated onboarding technology platform iiDENTIFii to enable wider accessibility to Shyft App.

Egyptian Silicon Industries Company and Silicon Waha ink deal to increase production of smartphones

08-28-2019 | 12:44:00
Egyptian Silicon Industries Company and Silicon Waha have entered a deal to increase the production capacity of SICO factory for smart phones and tablets, in New Assiut Technology Park.