Cassava Tech and Japan’s Mitsui sign MOU to speed up digital transformation in Africa

Cassava Tech and Japan's Mitsui sign MOU to speed up digital transformation in Africa

African integrated tech firm Cassava Technologies, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Japan’s Mitsui & Co., Ltd to facilitate digital transformation across Africa.

Through the partnership, the two companies will bring together the technology, expertise and networks of both organizations to accelerate that vision.

“This MOU accelerates our shared objectives to foster digital transformation across the African continent. The partnership with Mitsui allows Cassava Technologies to access Mitsui’s deep global experience in developing digital infrastructure. With Mitsui’s global network and experience, paired with our local market knowledge across Africa, we will work together to accelerate innovation and expand access to digital services for enterprises and consumers,” said Hardy Pemhiwa, President & CEO of Cassava Technologies.

The Japanese conglomerate has extensive global experience developing, investing in and operating businesses in the digital, infrastructure and energy sectors, and through this collaboration, will further expand its business activities in Africa.

Mitsui will assist Cassava Technologies by providing access to Mitsui’s global network, advanced technologies and helping to identify potential sources of financing to support future growth and investment.

The parties will collaborate in the development of digital infrastructure across Africa with a particular focus on data centres.