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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...

3 days ago

Nigeria to welcome 4G network after Airtel partners with ZTE

Airtel Networks Limited and ZTE have announced a strategic partnership to launch 4G (fourth generation wireless mobile telecommunications technology) in Nigeria...

3 days ago

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

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

Kenya leads smart city charge in Africa

While many see Africa as lagging in harnessing the benefits of smart city development, Kenya is leading the charge...

28 Mar 2017

It's great to share: As TNM launches data sharing service

Malawi's integrated mobile network and ICT service provider TNM has announced the launch of data sharing, an innovative service that allows customers to share their data with friends and family...

Issued by Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) 23 Mar 2017

Africa's food security challenges driving technological innovation

"Smart farming solutions will become the cornerstone of global food production over the next decade."

20 Mar 2017

Survey offers insights into global trends, future of smart cities

As cities and solution providers develop their smart city strategies, they are trying to understand which solutions and business models hold the greatest promise in this growing market...

27 Feb 2017

GSMA report encourages government policies for inclusive digital economies

The GSMA has released its Embracing the Digital Revolution: Policies for Building the Digital Economy report which encourages governments to pursue policies that incentivise investment and promote development of digital economies...

27 Feb 2017

Google Maps adds bucket list feature

You can create lists of places, share your lists and follow other lists, all without ever leaving the Google Maps app...

15 Feb 2017

MTN Group trades 51% shares in INT Towers

MTN Group has announced that it will exchange its 51% interest in Nigeria Tower InterCo B.V., the parent company of INT Towers Limited...

6 Feb 2017

Why Naspers could dominate the African MVNO space

Frost & Sullivan recently highlighted the top technology trend predictions for 2017, among them the need for the adoption of content intensive strategies...

By Mauritz Venter 23 Jan 2017

New taxi app books a ride for Ivory Coast middle class

In bustling Abidjan, a homegrown company has tapped into the global taxi app revolution that has spawned Uber and other online transport networks...

16 Jan 2017

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International

New FAO satellite tool helps African farmers optimise water productivity

With FAO's new tool, the WaPOR open-access database going live, measuring how efficiently water is used in agriculture, particularly in water-scarce countries, is going high-tech. The new tool taps into satellite data to help farmers achieve reliable agricultural yields and allows for the optimisation of irrigation systems.

24 Apr 2017

Cognifide reports on the Adobe US Summit 2017 in Vegas

In a dazzling splash of lights, big screens and booming sound, Adobe hosted over 12,000 attendees at their 2017 Summit in Las Vegas.

By Jay Smith 21 Apr 2017

Alibaba backs decision to add video games to 'Asia Olympics'

BEIJING, China - Online retail giant Alibaba on Thursday batted down criticism over a decision to add e-sports to the lineup of the 2022 Asia Games in China, responding to scepticism about an event it will play a major role in promoting.

21 Apr 2017

F8: Connectivity, artificial intelligence and more from day two

Day two of F8 2017, saw chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer, director of connectivity programs, Yael Maguire; director of applied machine learning, Joaquin Quiñonero Candela; chief scientist of Oculus research, Michael Abrash; and VP of engineering and building 8 Regina Dugan present their keynote thoughts.

21 Apr 2017

Apple touts greater use of recycled metal in gadgets

NEW YORK, US - Apple wants to "one day" end the need to mine materials from the earth to make its gadgets, the technology giant said in its annual environmental responsibility report out Thursday.

21 Apr 2017

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