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Content posted in July 2018
Smart Cities, 5G & IoT Take Center Stage at AfricaCom 2018
Amy Turner 7/20/2018 1 comment
Africa's digerati are set to converge on the annual AfricaCom event in Cape Town once again to figure out the continent's connected future, analyse the potential of 5G, identify how IoT and smart cities could play a role in Africa's digital development… and much more.
Is M-Pesa Heading to Ethiopia?
Ray Le Maistre 7/18/2018 Post a comment
Speculation suggests Safaricom is about to strike a deal with Ethiopia's government to help introduce the M-Pesa mobile money and banking service to the country's 100 million-plus population and compete with existing player M-BIRR.
Nigeria Courts US Media, Tech Investment
Connecting Africa News 7/13/2018 Post a comment
Representatives of the US media, tech and investment sectors have been meeting in Silicon Valley with Nigerian government ministers about potential business and investment opportunities.
Emergency comms NGO Télécoms Sans Frontières is providing support to aid workers in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai.
The subsea cable operator is offering Kenyan companies the chance to hook up to Microsoft's new data centers in South Africa.
The Government of Rwanda is one of multiple organizations to have participated in a US$1.25 billion funding round in satellite communications startup OneWeb.
Local media reports suggest the Africa and Middle East operations of Dimension Data could be subject to a management buyout.
In the African market for hyperscale cloud providers, it's still all to play for as Huawei pitches up against AWS, Azure and others.
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