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What does a cloud-connected Africa look like?
What does a cloud-connected Africa look like?Article

With a region as large and as vast as Africa, it is difficult to imagine a fully connected continent where every individual across all demographics, and every business across all sectors can harness the power of cloud computing...

14 Sep 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on African aviation is worsening
The impact of Covid-19 on African aviation is worseningArticle

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released new data indicating that the impact of Covid-19 on Africa's aviation industry and economies has worsened...

14 Aug 2020

The disconnected continent
The disconnected continentArticle

The IDC market outlook for Africa underscores the value of connectivity, the importance of ICT and the need to be more prepared when it comes to digital...

Sabelo Dlamini 1 Jul 2020

#SingularityUSouthAfrica2019: What happens when the world becomes linked?
#SingularityUSouthAfrica2019: What happens when the world becomes linked?Article

The third annual SingularityU South Africa Summit is hosted in collaboration with The Development Bank of Southern Africa, global partner Deloitte and partners MTN and Absa on 16 and 17 October 2019...

17 Oct 2019

Sustaining growth through partnerships
Sustaining growth through partnershipsArticle

Investments, innovation, partnership tops agenda of East Africa Business Summit and Awards, Kigali 2018...

5 Jun 2018

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#AfricaMonth: Pave the way to Open SkiesArticle

Although it's certainly not feasible for Africa to have thousands of city pairs because the traveller demand simply doesn't exist, there are several hundred city pairs that would certainly be sustainable...

Natalia Rosa 22 May 2018

Greater connectivity leads to greater prosperity: IATA welcomes Single African Air Transport Market initiative by AU
Greater connectivity leads to greater prosperity: IATA welcomes Single African Air Transport Market initiative by AUArticle

The initiative is set to open up Africa's skies and improve intra-African air connectivity, which in turn will stimulate demand, improve African airline industry competitiveness and allow for an increase in air travel accessibility...

30 Jan 2018

Improved air connectivity and reduced airfares ahead for Africa
Improved air connectivity and reduced airfares ahead for AfricaArticle

The attractiveness of the African continent for SME and entrepreneurs is growing exponentially, driven in part by improved intra-African air access...

Ryan Potgieter 1 Nov 2017

(L-R): Nic Rudnick, CEO, Liquid Telecoms; Uche Ofodile, Regional Head, Africa Express Wi-Fi, Facebook; Artur Mendes, CCO, Angola Cables; Funke Opeke, CEO, MainOne; Chris Wood, CEO, WIOCC and Chris George, Strategic Initiatives, Google, at the 2017 International Telecoms Week, held in Chicago, this past week.
Greater investments needed to drive data explosion in AfricaArticle

Experts at the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago have highlighted the need to accelerate investment in Africa to facilitate the continent's broadband data explosion...

22 May 2017

Collaboration is crucial to boosting trade in Africa, says DHL
Collaboration is crucial to boosting trade in Africa, says DHLArticle

Business leaders from around the world gathered in Cape Town last week at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa under the theme, Then and Now: Reimagining Africa's Future...

14 Jun 2015

Social Media Week Lagos 2015 announces theme, open for submissions
Social Media Week Lagos 2015 announces theme, open for submissionsArticle

SMW Lagos, taking place from 23-27 February 2015, will explore the theme 'Upwardly Mobile: The Rise of A Connected Africa'; and submissions for #SMW15 are now open...

9 Oct 2014

How the African marketing intelligence business has changed in 10 years
How the African marketing intelligence business has changed in 10 yearsArticle

Africa is an emerging business focal point, as global giants wake up to the fact that this is the continent that will provide future growth...

Peter Searll 7 Oct 2014

Trade partnerships within African continent vital for growth
Trade partnerships within African continent vital for growthArticle

More emphasis needs to be placed on trade partnerships between African countries to drive seamless intra-Africa trade, despite the growing number of international trade agreements...

Charles Brewer 1 Oct 2014

Stalled on the Trans-Africa Highway
Stalled on the Trans-Africa HighwayArticle

There is an old joke they tell in Democratic Republic of Congo: Mobutu Sese Seko, the strongman who ruled the country with an iron fist for three decades, receives a phone call from a fellow African leader. He is under rebel attack and needs advice.

Sulaiman Philip 30 Jul 2014

EU's promise to end roaming charges
EU's promise to end roaming chargesArticle

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The European Union (EU) presents a radical telecommunications industry shake-up this week, aimed at creating a single, fully connected European market and removing unpopular mobile phone roaming charges it claims are unjustified.

12 Sep 2013

Mobile cost disparities in EU
Mobile cost disparities in EUArticle

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The cost of making mobile phone calls remains a national lottery, up to eight times higher in the most expensive EU countries compared with the cheapest ones, the European Commission said on Tuesday (6 August).

7 Aug 2013

Africa focused on a connected futureArticle

The increase in available bandwidth and lowering of costs makes for a far more competitive connectivity services marketplace. ICT experts suggest that as companies continue to try to establish their offerings and differentiate themselves, the relevance and practicality of certain technologies will come to the fore.

1 Mar 2013

DHL Express triples network in sub-Saharan Africa
DHL Express triples network in sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

DHL Express, the global international express services provider, has expanded its network of DHL Service Points in sub-Saharan Africa from the initial 300 to over 1 000, in just a few short months.

25 Feb 2013

MTN goes beyond barriers and bordersArticle

Tim Lowry, vice-president: SEA Region of MTN Group and managing director of MTN South Africa, delivered the opening keynote presentation titled: "Beyond Barriers and Borders", at the 2008 AfricaCom Conference in Cape Town on 18 November, 2008.

24 Nov 2008

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