Home Africa By Region

Africa By Region

A look at African ICT News regionally

Blue Label Telecoms, together with various subsidiaries, has today concluded binding long-form agreements with Cell C and various Cell C financial stakeholders, including different shareholders and creditors to complete the recapitalisation of the struggling South African telecom. In terms of the deal, Cell C will be restructured and refinanced with...
As digital transformation sweeps across practically every industry in the world, South African businesses are clamouring for people with experience in Salesforce, one of the world’s most popular customer relationship management (CRM) platforms. While Salesforce is often marketed as a relatively low-code environment that allows business users to make changes...
The Huawei Consumer Business Group has announced the launch of the HUAWEI nova 10 Series: the HUAWEI nova 10 Pro and the HUAWEI nova 10 in South Africa. Leveraging the insights of young consumers and the continuous exploration of key mobile telecommunication technologies, the HUAWEI nova 10 Series explores the...
Binance, one of the world’s leading blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency infrastructure providers have launched a crypto education tour across 5 countries in French-speaking Africa as part of its mission to drive blockchain adoption and enable greater financial accessibility in the region. On September 10 2022, Binance kicked off the first...
As part of the broad measures to address South Africa's power outage crisis, public energy utility Eskom has announced the launch of three initiatives to procure much-needed power for the national grid. Initially, the programmes will focus on generators capable of supplying more than one Megawatt to the grid. Over...
Remedial Health, a healthtech startup that develops solutions to make Africa’s pharmaceutical value chain more efficient, has raised $4.4 million in seed funding. With this latest investment, the company plans to accelerate its expansion across Nigeria and provide access to credit for inventory purchases for its growing customer base of...
Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) offers a unique energy opportunity for Africa, writes Niall Kramer, former Shell and Chevron executive and ex-CEO of the SA Oil & Gas Alliance. It comes at a lower environmental cost than oil or coal – and it could drive an enormous resource boom. Promising recent resource...
In a nation beset by unemployment, it is vital to provide new work opportunities. Our collective future will remain unknown unless we work together to address the problem. And the significance of entrepreneurship to South Africa's economic success cannot be overstated. In this article, we speak to industry experts to...
Protecting citizens when they interact with digital government services is fast becoming a top priority for governments around the world. The astonishing growth of the global cybercrime industry and the perceived ease at which threat actors imitate trusted brands and government departments online is challenging governments to implement new measures...
Clickatell, a CPaaS innovator and Chat Commerce leader, has partnered with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to deliver fast, simple, and cost effective eNaira banking services to all Nigerians using the USSD channel, eliminating the need for data and available on all handsets. Clickatell has collaborated with the CBN...
Logicalis South Africa, the local arm of the international digital transformation solutions provider, has strengthened its strategic partnership with Commvault by becoming a Commvault Service Advantage Programme Foundation Partner. This extends the existing relationship as Premier Partner, improving customer service and opening up a number of synergistic opportunities for both...
We survived masks and lockdown restrictions during the pandemic, only to be confronted by a new challenge: load shedding. With Eskom’s ageing infrastructure and the slow pace of the transition to renewable energy alternatives, load shedding is likely to become more frequent in the foreseeable future, and it will...
Smart Africa’s capacity-building arm, the Smart Africa Digital Academy (SADA) continues to expand its footprint in Africa, with Côte d’Ivoire being the latest country to benefit from the digital skills development initiative. Launched in partnership with the Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy, the initiative will help nurture the...
Opportunity knocks when you know which doors to open. As the Group Chief Commercial Officer for the Paratus Group, Martin Cox is busy opening around a dozen large doors in Africa. “Our strategy is to dramatically accelerate the Paratus Group’s growth,” Cox explains. “What Paratus has already achieved is to create...
The economic challenges in South Africa are daunting for most businesses. When coupled with the impact of load-shedding, there are compelling reasons why many small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are actively seeking out alternatives to the current reliance on a power grid that is not stable. Right now, a wait-and-see...
The Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA), in partnership with the Wireless Access Providers Association of South Africa (WAPA) and the Wireless Application Service Provider Association (WASPA), announces the launch of phase 1 of the ICT Skills Registry, a searchable database that contains the profiles and skill sets of candidates...
- Advertisement -

Get in touch

9,200FansLike
22,877FollowersFollow
707SubscribersSubscribe

Recent Posts