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ATU and Huawei ink deal to boost digital transformation in Africa

The African Telecommunications Union (ATU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with tech giant Huawei to boost digital transformation capacity for...

Inaugural AB4IR Digital Youth Festival set for launch

In celebration of youth month, Africa Beyond 4IR (AB4IR), a digital innovation Hub based in Tshwane, South Africa will be hosting its...

Telkom unveils Africa’s first virtual card for WhatsApp transactions

Telkom has launched Africa’s first Mastercard virtual card for WhatsApp transactions, enabling Telkom Pay customers to make e-commerce payments.

Tanzania targets 80% internet access by 2025

In a move to boost internet access, the government of Tanzania is inviting investors to set up smartphone assembly plants in the...

MTN pens multi-year deal with CSG to advance its digital ecosystem

CSG has announced a multi-year extension to its partnership with MTN South Africa, aimed at advancing and enhancing MTN’s digital ecosystem.

African governments must digitise to be innovative, inclusive and resilient

It has been said before, but it bears repeating – the Covid-19 pandemic offers Africa the chance to leapfrog development through digitisation,...

Vodacom South Africa slashes data prices further

Vodacom South Africa has reduced data prices by up to 14% on certain 30-day data bundles in efforts to make communication more...

Liquid Intelligent completes fibre network linking Durban and Cape Town

Liquid Intelligent Technologies South Africa, has announced the completion of its fibre network, the NLD5 and NLD6 digital corridors linking Durban and...

Liquid Telecom expands connectivity into Botswana

Liquid Telecom, a pan-African telecoms group, has announced that it is activating 82 km of fibre in a cross-border network into Botswana...

Driving digital inclusion: Can the digital economy decrease Africa’s inequality?

As our nascent digital economy emerges, we have seen signs that enormous possibilities exist for it to reduce the many divides in...
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Safaricom in $300 million Kenya Power smart meter deal

Kenyan telecoms operator Safaricom, has submitted a proposal to Kenya Power for the installation of a $300 million smart meter system, in a...

Vodacom’s #CodeLikeAGirl programme set to propel young girls into tech and STEM careers

Vodacom has announced the launch of #CodeLikeAGirl programme that aims to encourage more girls to explore careers that require coding skills...

Business and industry increasingly adopt IoT to drive sustainability

Beyond the immediate benefits like having data about business operations available in real time, businesses are increasingly exploring and adopting Internet...

Liquid rolls out high-speed internet between Kinshasa and Brazzaville

Pan African technology group, Liquid Intelligent Technologies, has announced it has established a robust high-capacity communications bridge between Kinshasa, Democratic Republic...