Internet shutdowns in sub-Saharan Africa have cost the region up to $237m since 2015, according to a report to be released by the Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa...
6 Oct 2017
TerraPay secures regulatory approval from Sarb to launch cross-border money transfers...
7 Sep 2017
When it comes to training and agri-education, technology is the perfect catalyst. Just as progress is being made in farming techniques, so is the use of similar advances to drive skills and education...
Howard Blight 14 Aug 2017
African internet group, Jumia, has been named among the MIT Top 50 Smartest Companies of 2017...
6 Jul 2017
Africa Code Week 2017 was officially launched in Mauritius this week. Now in its third year, the event aims to spread coding literacy among African youth, with a target of 500,000 across 35 African countries...
21 Jun 2017
Internet access restored in anglophone Cameroon after three months, following a widely-criticised government shutdown...
24 Apr 2017
Oxford Professor Mark Graham spells out the opportunities and challenges for African workers in the new digital world...
29 Mar 2017
With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...
Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016
Coinciding with the release of its SMS APIs in Cameroon, Congo, Guinea, Niger and Senegal, Orange is launching its largest international developer challenge to date - across 13 countries - aiming to spur and nurture the creation of unique and local services for Africa and the Middle East from the growing entrepreneurial base developing in these countries.
3 Jul 2015
The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...
17 Apr 2015
International Information and communications technology group Datatec said on Wednesday (17 July) that overall group revenues and earnings for the period March to June this year were similar to those for the same four months last year but underlying earnings‚ basic earnings and headline earnings per share were all slightly lower.
17 Jul 2013
Within five years‚ Vodacom Business could account for 25% of Vodacom South Africa's service revenue according to new plans revealed by Vuyani Jarana‚ chief executive of the company
5 Jul 2013
Telecommunications group MTN said on Tuesday (28 May) that the group had increased its subscriber base by 4% in the four months to April 30 to 197.4m mobile subscribers across its operations.
29 May 2013
Mobile phone operator MTN has increased its subscriber numbers by 3.2% in the first quarter 2013 and now has 195.4m users of its service in 22 countries across Africa and the Middle East.
26 Apr 2013
MoneyGram remittance costs are 5% or less depending on the size of the transaction‚ MoneyGram's Vice President for Africa Hervé Chomel told a media roundtable on Thursday (7 February).
8 Feb 2013
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has launched its 2012 Mobile News Grants and Training Scheme, providing newspaper companies in Sub-Saharan Africa an opportunity to develop or expand their mobile platforms.
13 Mar 2012
The Higher Education and Training Department says R886 million has been invested in connecting South African universities and public research organisations to each other at a minimum speed of 10 gigabits per second.
26 Jan 2012
SAN FRANCISCO, US: Apple has announced that the latest version of its hot-selling iPhones will be released in China and 21 other countries on 13 January. It is already available in South Africa.
6 Jan 2012
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011