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Orange becomes market leader in Liberia after acquisition

Orange launches its brand in Liberia and continues to build on its strong presence in West Africa...

3 days ago

From pre-roll quickies to extended video views with WebAfrica

You may have already encountered WebAfrica's extended pre-roll YouTube ad. In total, it's 2 minutes 47 seconds of, well, skipping, but not in the way you usually associate ‘skipping' with ‘YouTube ads'...

By Leigh Andrews 16 May 2017

Bridging the digital divide in Africa

For many in developing markets, data remains a luxury and often agonisingly out of reach, even on mobile...

By Fabien Delanaud 16 May 2017

Happy Wi-Fi makes happy guests

For the hospitality industry, high quality, free Wi-Fi is now a must. if you're meeting the needs of tomorrow's guest or today's, you need to get your Wi-Fi into shape, now...

By Riaan Graham 15 May 2017

Five things that show you might need a new web host

Web hosting is a very important aspect of your website. Luckily, these days web hosting has become somewhat of a commodity with a plethora of web hosting companies offering a wide range of products...

By Michael Osterloh 12 May 2017

Surge in demand for mobile connectivity

African mobile telecoms operators, infrastructure owners and service providers are ramping up investment and targeting acquisitions across the region...

9 May 2017

Jasco Carrier Solutions rolls out in East Africa

Jasco Carrier Solutions has been introduced into the East African market. This expansion ties in with East Arica's Tier 1 and Tier 2 broadband strategy...

6 May 2017

Diversification strategies create opportunities for ICT in SA

An increase in affordability of internet and telephony services and the growing adoption of technology business models by companies is attracting investment into SA's ICT industry...

28 Apr 2017

Cable system to link Africa and the Americas

Angola Cables has completed the marine survey for the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), as well as started cable loading on the Angolan side of SACS...

26 Apr 2017

MTN SA, Huawei launch the first LTE LAA network in Africa

MTN and Huawei have partnered to bring the first LTE Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) network in Africa...

25 Apr 2017

Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon

Internet access restored in anglophone Cameroon after three months, following a widely-criticised government shutdown...

24 Apr 2017

The opportunity that is the small screen

What's becoming clear from watching young coffee shop patrons, in particular, is that mobile technology is stepping in to fill certain voids and it's doing so at an extremely reasonable cost. ...

By Mike Laws 21 Apr 2017

Mobile penetration in Africa reaches 80%

Jumia unveils its third white paper on mobile trends in Africa, and shows Chinese dominance in the smartphone market...

21 Apr 2017

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International

Lions Innovation programme roars to the edge

Lions Innovation, the two-day specialist event, taking place as part of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 19-20 June 2017, has released its programme of live tech demonstrations, immersive performances and the latest innovations in voice tech, bots, AI, IoT, AR and mixed realities.

19 May 2017

France fines Facebook for data protection breaches

PARIS, France: France's data protection agency said Tuesday it had fined Facebook for collecting information on users without their knowledge, following a probe of the social network in cooperation with other European regulators.

18 May 2017

Jonathan Lun wins SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

Last week saw Jonathan Lun win the judges' vote at the final pitch event for the 2017 SingularityU (SU) Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge (GIC).

By Jessica Tennant 16 May 2017

Blowing out the walls

Facebook's ambitions have set the company on a course to radically shift its standing from social media giant to futuristic innovation hub.

By Gil Sperling 11 May 2017

CodeBus Africa to run student coding workshops

Education and technology organisations from Finland and South Africa have collaborated as part of the CodeBus Africa project which will run creative coding workshops for local students in Johannesburg, Tshwane, Kimberley, and Cape Town in May.

9 May 2017

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