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MTN SA Foundation launches inaugural MTN Women in Digital Business Challenge

The MTN SA Foundation has announced a R1 million commitment to enable innovation, entrepreneurship, and job creation for women in the...

Vodacom SA spends $28 million to boost connectivity in Limpopo Province

Mobile operator Vodacom South Africa, has invested R460 million ($28 million) for network upgrades in Limpopo Province. According...

Google’s Equiano cable lands at Swakopmund, Namibia

Paratus Group has announced the landing of Google’s Equiano subsea cable at Swakopmund in Namibia. The cable will provide communications diversity,...

Nkwe Platinum partners MTN, Huawei to build Southern Africa’s first 5G-enabled metal mine

Nkwe Platinum and South Africa Zijin Platinum, subsidiaries of multinational mining company, Zijin Mining Group, have partnered Africa’s largest wireless carrier...

Zambia’s state run telco Zamtel up for sale

Zambia’s state run telecoms firm Zamtel has been put up for sale for an undisclosed amount. This was announced by the...

Global coding school Le Wagon launches in Cape Town

Global coding school, Le Wagon,will launch this week in Cape Town , South Africa, in partnership with the Red & Yellow...

Vodacom’s coding programme inspires more young girls to enter STEM fields

Vodacom has announced that its #CodeLikeAGirl programme which is designed to bridge the gender digital gap in South Africa, is experiencing...

Vodacom plans to connect 1 million youth to the Gig economy by 2024

Vodacom South Africa has launched Get A Gig through NXT LVL (next level), with a three-year vision of connecting 1 million...

Wearing face masks no longer a requirement in South Africa

South Africans are no longer required to wear face masks in public places. This follows the passage of the fifth wave...

MTN has fastest network, Vodacom best quality, latest SA metrics reveal

MTN South Africa came out in first position in three out of the five metrics tested by independent crowdsourced data company...

Zimbabwe to launch nanosatellite in July

Zimbabwe, has announced plans to launch a nanosatellite to be called ZimSat-1 in July 2022. This will be the country’s first...

Cellulant onboards 5 water utility companies in Zambia

Pan-African payments technology company Cellulant Zambia has announced a digital payment partnership with five Zambian water utility companies to enable customers...

World Bank rubber-stamps $480 million loan for South Africa’s vaccine procurement

South Africa's National Treasury has announced the approval of a ZAR7.6 billion ($480 million) low-interest loan from the World Bank, for...

Honor Magic4 Pro lands in South Africa

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Honor, has announced the availability of its recently launched smartphone, Honor Magic4 Pro in South Africa.

Angola’s UNITEL, Huawei ink three-year digitization deal

Angola’s UNITEL S.A. has signed a three-year agreement with Huawei to lay a solid foundation for long-term cooperation in the future.

IHS Towers completes $400 million MTN towers take over

IHS Towers, has completed the acquisition of 5,701 towers belonging to operator Mobile Telephone Networks (MTN South Africa) in a ZAR6.4...

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Infor appoints new GM and VP for Middle East & Africa region

Specialized business cloud software provider, Infor, has announced the appointment of Kerry Koutsikos as vice president and general manager for the...

South African software engineers are moving to Europe, without leaving home

Companies looking for South African software engineers might find they have lost them to Europe - without them leaving the country....

SHAREit prepares to enter African market

Global tech company SHAREit Group, has announced it is expanding into the African market to unlock the potential of the mobile...

e-Hailing firm Bolt launches African hub in Kenya

Estonian-based ride-hailing firm Bolt has launched its African hub in Nairobi, Kenya, as it strengthens its presence on the continent.

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