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The face of Africa changed by tech startups

Euromonitor International's WTM Global Trends Report 2015 reveals that technology startups are flourishing across Africa which is helping boost the economy...

IDC looks back on 2015

IDC looks back at their top 10 predictions 2015 for Africa to see which their predictions came true and which were off the mark...

Africa prepares for data revolution

Africa needs to embrace the data revolution - the exponential increase in the volume and types of data available. This creates unprecedented opportunities to inform and transform societies...

By Carlos Lopes

Huawei focused on building a better connected Africa

Huawei expressed its continued efforts to build a better connected Africa and called for enhanced cooperation between China and Africa at the 5th Conference of Chinese and African Entrepreneurs...

[AfricaCom] Internet access for Africa!

Contrary to what the proliferation of mobile phones locally may have led you to believe, as many as 60% of people around the world still don't have regular access to the World Wide Web. Here's how we can overcome this...

By Leigh Andrews

AfricaCom Awards 2015 winners announced

The winners of the 2015 AfricaCom Awards have been announced. The awards took place on 18 November in Cape Town, and celebrated the ICT and technology industry in Africa...

Collaboration is critical to expand Africa's networks

There has been a noticeable increase in IT and networking infrastructure investments during the past year - the focus remaining on Africa...

[Mobile360 Africa]: Mobile access for the continent

More females in ICT. Registering the unbanked. Proper digital training at schools. Mobile access and affordability. All hot topics...

By Leigh Andrews

Disrupting the tech industry

Why the East African Startup Ecosystem is increasingly attracting financial investment from top VCs. High-tech entrepreneurship and an avalanche of start-ups...

By Eran Feinstein

Commitments for a better connected Africa reaffirmed

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA: Huawei's senior vice president, Charles Ding met with the Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy of the African Union...

Smarter business trends in Africa influenced by mobile

Mobile trends show how innovation can ripple through societies, boost economies and help the continent skip over development hurdles...

Africa's data revolution

The African continent has various connectivity needs which are crucial for social and economic development. Increasing the availability...

Distance record for undersea data transmission achieved by Alcatel-Lucent

Thanks to an affordable high-tech innovation from the Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) that enables data transmission over a distance of 10,000 kilometers...

Mobile tech putting African business owners in the driving seat

Smartphone penetration is ramping up across Africa, giving the continent's businesses an opportunity to use mobile technology to become more efficient...

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