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Orange partners Engie to convert main Africa data centre to solar energy

Orange signed an EaaS (Energy as a Service) contract with Engie in December 2021, to convert the GOS (Groupement Orange Services)...

Vodacom launches energy efficient store of the future in South Africa

Vodacom South Africa has announced it will be launching the first of its kind store of the future that is digital-first...

Nokia sets sights on 100% clean energy by 2025

Nokia has announced that it has set sights on 100% green electricity by 2025. The company has also called for accelerated...

Amazon’s first South African solar project begins delivering clean energy to the grid

Amazon Web Services (AWS), has announced that it has enabled its first operational solar project in the Northern Cape province of...

South Africa secures $8.5 billion to support shift to clean energy

As the COP26 climate conference takes place in Glasgow, Scotland, South Africa secured pledges worth $8.5 billion over 3 to 5...

Why AI is key to reducing energy demand from rising internet traffic

New research has shown that communication service providers (CSPs) worldwide believe that deploying artificial intelligence (AI) software is essential to reducing...

UN approves African alternative energy solution for mobile networks

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has recognised South African NEC XON’s alternative energy Hybrid Storage Solution (HSS) as an...

Is Africa’s energy sector ready for more data centres?

Being able to connect to the internet means opening up all the benefits and possibilities of developed countries to the people...

AI is Energy-Hungry – Solution: New AI Hardware made of Quantum Material

Quantum material could offset energy demand of artificial intelligence. To just solve a puzzle or play a game, artificial intelligence can...

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MTN Mobile Money Uganda appoints new Managing director

MTN Mobile Money Uganda, a subsidiary of MTN Uganda Limited, has announced the appointment of Richard Yego as its Managing Director...

Netflix injects $1 million towards scholarships in Africa

The world’s leading entertainment streaming service, Netflix, has committed US$1 million towards the newly-established Netflix Creative Equity Scholarship Fund (CESF) for film...

Kenyan eCommerce firm Copia raises $50 million Africa expansion

Kenyan-based mobile commerce platform and goods distributor Copia Global has raised $50 million from investors to fund its expansion into the...

BCX recognised as a top employer

South African-based ICT company BCX has announced that it has been certified as a top employer in 2022, by the Top...

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