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New Interconnection Hub for Kenya Goes Live

A new Internet Exchange Point (IXP) for East Africa, located out of the three data center locations across Kenya's capital, LINX Nairobi is live. LINX, established in 1994, plans to provide future-proof solutions to further strengthen the rapidly evolving ecosystem...

Celebrating Hybrid Excellence: Nutanix Honors Its Sub-Saharan Africa Partners

Nutanix's .NEXT on Tour event that took place today in Johannesburg, South Africa recognized and celebrated the achievements of its Sub-Saharan Africa partners. The event was a testament to the company's commitment to its 100% partner-led approach, where partners play...

MTN to up Procurement Spend by R4 Billion and Offers Support to SMEs

MTN Xlerator is MTN South Africa’s enterprise supplier development (ESD) programme that plans to increase MTN’s procurement spend by R4 billion over two years with 51% black-owned SMMEs. The programme plans to double the number of SMMEs on its supplier...

Central Bank of Lesotho Crowned as First Local PMO of the Year

The project management office (PMO) of the Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL) has been named as first-ever PMO of the Year for the country. This is the initial leg of the annual Global PMO Awards, the largest award of its type...

Ukheshe Satiates South Africa’s Appetite for Mobile QR Payments

South Africa's appetite for mobile QR payments has surged, and with that surge, Ukheshe - a leading Fintech enablement partner, has risen to meet the demand. The company introduces Scan to Pay - a user friendly payment method with...

8 Million South Africans Now Have a TymeBank Account

TymeBank, one of the world’s fastest growing digital banks, announced today that it has onboarded eight million customers as at 6 October 2023, which means one in every five eligible* South Africans now has a TymeBank account. Commenting on this...

Bayobab Propels Nigeria’s Connectivity Landscape with National Long-Distance Operator License

Bayobab Group (Formerly MTN GlobalConnect) has officially been granted a National Long-Distance Operator License by the regulatory authorities in Nigeria. This license ushers in a new era of connectivity that is essential to meeting the surging demand for data...

$8.3 Million Fine Issued to Airtel from Chad for QoS

Airtel Africa, a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, with a presence in 14 countries in Africa, primarily East Africa and Central and West Africa, was recently issued a fine of $8.3 million by the Chadian government...

Google Announces First AI Accelerator Program for African Startups

A new program supporting African startups was has officially launched by Google. The program, "Google for Startups Accelerator: AI First" uses artificial intelligence to solve local challenges. The program aimed at supporting African startups geared towards integrating AI into their...

New Research Into South Africa’s SME Tech Landscape

Nearly two-thirds (63%) of South African small and medium enterprises (SMEs) effectively utilize technology, but a notable technology effectiveness gap exists between male and female business owners. This insight is derived from The South African SME Tech Index 2023,...
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NETSCOUT EXPANDS IT OBSERVABILITY FOR THE DIGITAL EDGE

NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. a leading provider of performance management, cybersecurity, and DDoS attack protection solutions, today introduced its new...
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