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SES, Facebook deal to provide broadband connectivity in Africa

Satellite operator, SES S.A. has announced a satellite broadband deal with Facebook to provide high-speed broadband connectivity services to Sub-Saharan Africa...

12 hours ago

MTN Business launches cloud services platform in Rwanda and Cameroon

In a bid to create greater efficiencies, as well as enable the growth of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), MTN Business is driving the development of ICT solutions, specifically for SMEs...

25 Apr 2016

Egypt to host Techne Summit 2016

Techne Summit 2016 will launch this year once again in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria in Egypt on 7 and 8 May...

25 Apr 2016

Cisco and Seacom unveil startup hub in Mombasa

Cisco Systems, Seacom, and the National Museums of Kenya (NMK) have partnered to create a technology hub in Mombasa. The hub, which has been named 'SwahiliPOT', has been created...

19 Apr 2016

Africa-1: new super cable to connect Africa

Reports emerged on Monday that five telecommunications operators, including South Africa's MTN and Telkom, have designs on a new, superfast submarine cable system connecting Africa...

19 Apr 2016

Digitizing agriculture and growing knowledge

We spoke to Magnus Rambraut about how digitizing the industry can...

By Cari Van Wyk 18 Apr 2016

Why govtech is a lucrative market for African startups

African tech startups with solutions that make a difference to people's lives should look to partner with governments in order to turn their ideas into successful businesses...

By Tom Jackson 12 Apr 2016

Africa's continental opportunity for digital and technology

Over the last 16 years, I have had the pleasure of travelling across Africa and during this time I've witnessed many things change. I have seen air conditioners installed in Lagos airport which...

By Johnny Aucamp 6 Apr 2016

Orange to invest in Africa Internet Group

PARIS: French telecoms operator Orange underlined its strategic focus on Africa with a 75 million euros ($80m) investment on Tuesday in the continent's largest e-commerce platform Africa Internet Group...

6 Apr 2016

'Anonymous' cyber-attack hits Angola govt after activists jailed

A Portuguese branch of the Anonymous hacking collective says it has shut down about 20 Angolan government websites in retaliation for the jailing of 17 youth activists for plotting "rebellion"...

1 Apr 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 168: NetProphet 2016 and FlightSiteAgent

On the last episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Adrian Bush and Rian Bornman...

31 Mar 2016

The Internet Society brings African Peering and Interconnection Forum to Tanzania

The Internet Society will bring its annual Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) to Tanzania for the first time...

30 Mar 2016

Digital transformation is key to Africa's future

Any vendor that comes to Africa needs to understand Africa. The problem most companies have is that they think of Africa as one country, where one approach will work...

By Hatem Hariri 29 Mar 2016

African tech hubs looking for sustainable models - Google

Tech hubs in Africa are increasingly looking for diversified and sustainable models, echoing similar efforts by hubs in the US and Europe, according to Google...

By Gabriella Mulligan 24 Mar 2016

Africa's sleeping tech giants

Although sub-Saharan Africa has long been the weakest region globally in terms of digital connectivity, the area is on the edge of a major technological surge. Its young demographic and improved access...

14 Mar 2016

MasterCard Start Path supports innovative startup potential

Technology and data are transforming the way consumers and businesses interact with each other, driving a need to bring new ideas to market with greater speed. The right corporate-startup partnership...

11 Mar 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] IT Leaders Africa Summit and Metropolitan's new TVC

On the last episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Tseliso Rangaka, Llewellyn Allen and Shannon Mackrill...

10 Mar 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 165: Across-the-board brand overhaul for Metropolitan and new TVC

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 10 March 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding takes a closer look at Metropolitan...

9 Mar 2016

Kiro'o Games to release first African-inspired action-RPG

Game design and the gaming culture might not be synonymous with Africa, but a Cameroonian startup is set to change that perception with the release of its inaugural African-themed game...

By Jamie Matroos 7 Mar 2016

NEF calls for new era in science and technology in Africa

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF)) has launched a global call for support...

4 Mar 2016

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