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Africa’s smartphone market dips for third straight quarter

Smartphone shipments across Africa declined year on year (YoY) in the first quarter of 2022 (Q1 2022), marking the third straight...

Ivory Coast e-Commerce firm ANKA raises $6.2 million for expansion

Africa-focused, e-commerce platform ANKA (formerly Afrikrea) which is backed by Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd. co-founder Joe Tsai, has raised $6.2 million...

Megan Nicholas appointed Managing Director for MTN Supersonic

MTN South Africa has appointed Megan Nicholas to the position of Managing Director for MTN Supersonic, the network provider’s fibre and...

MTN South Africa appoints new CTIO

MTN South Africa has announced the appointment of Michele Gamberini as its new Chief Technology and Information Officer effective 1 February...

NuRAN Wireless secures $15 million loan to cover Cameroon, DRC projects expenditure

NuRAN Wireless Inc., a specialist rural telecommunications company, has announced a $15 million loan facility agreement with a development finance institution...

Why South Africa is failing to ride the digital revolution wave and what it needs to do

Workplaces are adopting new forms of advanced automation at a rate that suggests a digital revolution in the making.

Airtel Africa sells Tanzania towers for $176 million

Airtel Africa has announced the first closing in the sale of its telecommunications tower assets in Tanzania. The gross consideration for the...

Palo Alto Networks names new CEO for EMEA and LATAM

Global cybersecurity firm, Palo Alto Networks, has announced the appointment of Helmut Reisinger as the new CEO for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Latin America (LATAM).

Angola licences three operators to deploy 5G technology

The Angolan Communications Institute (INACOM), has granted 5G implementation licences to three telecom operators, Africell, Movicel and Unitel, with an allocation...

Nigeria further extends NIN-SIM registration deadline to March 2022

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the further extension of the deadline for the National Identification Number (NIN)-Subscriber Identity Module...
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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.