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How forward looking regulatory policies can unlock the potential of the digital economy in Africa

More than half of the world has moved online to access products and services they used to seek out physically pre-COVID-19....

Digital Economy Insights: Africa’s Challenges and Alternatives

The World Bank is warning of the real danger of a massive economic downturn across the world. In a recent analysis it warned that many...

Google’s $1 billion investment to boost digital transformation for Kenyan start-ups

Kenya is set to benefit from a $1 billion investment by Google over the next five years to boost digital transformation...

World Bank approves $200 million to expand Ghana’s broadband access

The World Bank has approved $200 million to help the Government of Ghana increase access to broadband as part of the...

Microsoft to support growth of 10,000 African startups by 2027

Microsoft’s Founders Hub to launch in Africa through the Africa Transformation OfficeNew partnerships with accelerators and incubators to provide industry-based startups with...

Are we doing enough to empower young people as digital citizens?

Even if you’ve got your house kitted out with all the latest smart tech, understand blockchains and NFTs, and can’t wait...

Fintech firm Kashat partners Mastercard to drive financial inclusion in Egypt

Global payments technology company Mastercard, has signed a five-year agreement with Egyptian fintech Kashat that will digitize the onboarding, disbursement, and...

IFC and Liquid.Tech join hands to boost Africa’s digital ecosystem

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has partnered with Liquid Intelligent Technologies to support universal and affordable broadband access in Africa, by...

2Africa subsea cable system becomes longest in the World

The 2Africa consortium, has announced the addition of a new subsea cable segment - the 2Africa PEARLS branch - extending to...

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...
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South Africa: Regulator begins phase two of IMT spectrum licencing process

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa, has indicated through a memorandum, its intention to initiate the second phase of the...

Nedbank’s YouthX returns to unlock youth potential

Following a successful inaugural launch in 2021, YouthX is back for its second edition as Nedbank continues its drive to empower...

Telkom Business now offers small businesses funding up to R5 million within 24 hours

Telkom Business has announced the launch of Telkom Lend, to enable small businesses to apply online for funding of up to...

Do you understand what an IoT platform is?

Global spending on Internet of Things (IoT) technology is expected to top $1.1 trillion by 2023. Despite the complexities associated with...