NAPAfrica, Africa's neutral peering exchange has reached a record-breaking peak of 15Gbps, reportedly making it the largest Internet Exchange Point (IXP) in Africa. NAPAfrica is housed within each of Teraco's vendor neutral data centre facilities in sub-Saharan Africa.
The Primedia Lifestyle Group has been awarded marketing rights to its first African shopping centre, Maerua Mall, based in Namibia. This is the first centre that the group is representing outside of its 40 shopping centres within South Africa.
Orange recently opened West Africa's first very large-capacity IP Point of Presence (PoP). The operational launch of this facility, which is located in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, is set to enhance internet connectivity in the sub-region by offering faster connection speeds and improved reliability for wholesale customers.
When MPs discussed the Report on Alcohol Abuse in Namibia late last week, Republican Party MP, Clara Gowases, called for a ban on the advertising of alcoholic beverages, reports Mathias Haufiku on New Era.