The internet is a key enabler of social development and education. While internet services have shown phenomenal success in other parts of the world...
28 Dec 2016
With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...
Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016
Convergence Partners announced the successful close of its Convergence Partners Communication Infrastructure Fund (CPCIF), with capital of over $200 million, making it one of the largest funds dedicated solely to ICT infrastructure in Africa...
29 Jul 2015
The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...
17 Apr 2015
If we don't make great strides with SA's internet growth, we'll lag even further behind the rest of the world, says Strategy Worx CEO Steven Ambrose...
Leigh Andrews 29 Jan 2015
The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.
18 Jul 2014
WASHINGTON, USA: Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups have expanded their online presence with increased use of social media, creating new challenges for thwarting attacks, said a study released Wednesday, 14 May.
15 May 2014
Text messaging may be dying out as a means of communication in many parts of the advanced world, but it may yet prove to be a vital life-saver in flood-prone African villages.
26 Mar 2014
South Africa launched an online, 24-hour radio station on Thursday, 17 October that aims to showcase its foreign policy and shore up its position as a continental economic and political powerhouse.
18 Oct 2013
Mobile services group Vodacom on Thursday (18 July) reported a 3% rise in group revenue to R17.5bn for the June quarter.
18 Jul 2013
E-commerce in Africa has grown dramatically over the past year‚ and is poised to support the massive consumer boom on the continent‚ according to Robin Philip of payment services provider PayGate.
Thabiso Mochiko 4 Jul 2013
Telecommunications group MTN said on Tuesday (28 May) that the group had increased its subscriber base by 4% in the four months to April 30 to 197.4m mobile subscribers across its operations.
29 May 2013
Although Africa made huge strides in increasing human development in the past decade, gains could - with hundreds of millions of people being pushed into extreme poverty - easily be reversed should "significant progress" not be made in halting global warming.
Schalk Mouton 20 Mar 2013