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Farming hackathon to take place in Nairobi

The two-day Hack4Farming event will take place in Nairobi, Kenya in July, with agriculture stakeholders, programmers, developers and data scientists invited to come together...

By Tom Jackson 31 May 2016

Africa's digital potential discussed at International Telecommunications Week

MainOne recently hosted an Africa Panel Session at the recently concluded International Telecoms Week held in Chicago from 8 to 11 May 2016. The session was attended by a mix of African wholesale carriers...

13 May 2016

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...

29 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

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...

20 Jan 2016

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...

16 Jan 2016

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 31 Dec 2015

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...

8 Dec 2015

[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 23 Nov 2015

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...

19 Nov 2015

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...

13 Nov 2015

[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 26 Oct 2015

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 12 Oct 2015

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...

8 Sep 2015

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