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Amazon Announces 71 New Renewable Energy Projects Globally

Amazon announced that it is expanding its renewable energy portfolio globally, with an additional 2.7 gigawatts (GW) of clean energy capacity across 71 new renewable energy projects. This includes the company’s first renewable energy project in South America—a solar farm...

Liquid Cloud Named AWS Delivery Partner in its African Markets

Pan-African cloud computing provider Liquid Cloud has today announced that it has been approved by Amazon Web Service (AWS) as a Direct Connect Delivery Partner. Liquid Cloud will now be one of four partners in Africa to secure this certification...

Eiffel Corp Launches SA’s first AWS-Certified Learning Management System

South Africa-based tech education firm Eiffel Corp and global cloud services provider, Amazon Web Services (AWS), recently launched a new set of cloud-based education solutions that is set to scale up Learning Management System (LMS) technology to a higher...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. This week, load shedding in South Africa, Microsoft launches its new Surface Laptop model, Safaricom evacuates its staff as the...

New Startups in Africa Can Now Take Advantage of This Amazon Accelerator

Amazon Web Services has launched the AWS Startup Loft Accelerator, a 10-week, virtual, equity-free acceleration program for early-stage startups in countries across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Participants of the startup accelerator will have tailored personal training with access...

Amazon’s First Solar Project in SA Finally Begins Adding Clean Energy to Grid

Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company, announced that the first operational solar project it has enabled in South Africa has begun contributing renewable energy to the electricity grid. Located in the Northern Cape, South Africa's largest province,...

Amazon’s New Household Robot Can Learn Your Family’s Habits

Amazon has revealed a new camera-equipped home robot that can patrol homes and investigate activity on your orders in a move that the billion-dollar tech giant is calling "a breakthrough for security and convenience." The "Astro" robot as Amazon calls...

Standard Bank to Launch Innovation Lab with Amazon Web Services in SA

Standard Bank and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have announced an expansion of their strategic relationship to drive the growth of Africa through digital infrastructure, digital ecosystems, and future-ready solutions that empower our customers and our partners. Building on a relationship...

Nedbank & Amazon Commit to Providing Free Cloud Skills to Unemployed Youth in SA

Nedbank has joined forces with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide free cloud computing skills development and job training to unemployed youth through the AWS re/Start programme. AWS re/Start is a free, 12-week training programme, covering fundamental AWS Cloud and...

Jeff Bezos Steps Down as Amazon CEO

Today, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is set to step down as chief executive of the e-commerce, logistics and cloud computing mega-power, handing over his previous title to Andy Jassy. This ends a more than two-decade run as CEO of Amazon....
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African Fintech Giant Ranked as Fastest-Growing

The world’s leading financial publication confirmed Moniepoint’s accolade in its annual “Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies” survey, released yesterday. It...
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