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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

Facebook brings Internet.org Innovation Challenge to Africa

Facebook is launching the Internet.org Innovation Challenge in Africa, with the aim of recognising developers and entrepreneurs who are using the internet...

[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...

Africa's impending growth in LTE networks

Africa has a huge potential for growth in LTE networks, with the current 3 million LTE users expected to increase to 318 million by 2019...

Facebook seeks ties with telcos in Kenya

Facebook's plan to bring Internet access to the remote parts of the world is taking shape. This follows the completion of Aquila, a drone that beams Internet from the sky to remote communities...

By Lilian Ochieng

African ICT Infrastructure Fund closes at $200 million

Convergence Partners announced the successful close of its Convergence Partners Communication Infrastructure Fund (CPCIF), with capital of over $200 million, making it one of the largest funds dedicated solely to ICT infrastructure in Africa...

Facebook's Internet.org free basic services are bringing African people online

Facebook celebrated the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the Internet.org app by hosting a Developer Day at iHub in Nairobi, Kenya on 27 July 2015 and introducing new services...

MainOne celebrating five years of transforming West African internet landscape

Leading telecommunications and data services company in West Africa, MainOne, celebrated five years of leadership in transforming the region's internet landscape...

Egypt plans smart village in Uganda

Egypt plans to build a smart village in Uganda, which will attract a number of investments, from IT to hospitality...

By Zurah Nakabugo

Wi-Fi is changing Africa says Ruckus Wireless

The introduction of affordable smartphones designed specifically for emerging markets has been a game-changer for Africa and has made an impact on Wi-Fi demand, says Ruckus Wireless...

Africa primed to take advantage of the Internet opportunity

There has been robust growth in Internet access and usage over the past few years and Africa is now primed to take advantage of the social and economic opportunities that the Internet can bring to people...

Rwanda: Govt looks to adopt new internet technology

Rwanda could soon be making use of the latest Internet technology to develop low cost sustainable solutions for numerous sectors and to address various development challenges...

By Collins Mwai

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