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The Staff, 2/19/2018
Limpopo Connexion, on behalf of the Limpopo Provincial Government, has awarded a 585 million Rand (US$50.2 million) deal to Altron (Allied Electronics Corp.) to construct an open access broadband network infrastructure across South Africa's most northerly province.
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Mariam Abdullahi, Telco Industry Lead, SAP Africa, 2/14/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- NAIROBI -- No industry will remain undisrupted in 2018 and the years to come. But for African telco providers, who have feasted on near-uninterrupted subscriber and revenue growth over the past two decades, the need to adapt is paramount. In a market where the average business lifespan is 12 years (compared to 25 years in the last two ...
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PRESS RELEASE, 2/8/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Goodwell Investments has raised 20 million Euro from over 30 investors for investments in inclusive economy in Sub-Saharan Africa. Goodwell invests in young, fast growing companies that offer products and services to un(der)served people to meet their increasing demand for affordable and quality basic products. The goal is to achieve ...
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PRESS RELEASE, 2/6/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- LAGOS, Nigeria -- The international tech community is nurturing Africa's digital ecosystem by supporting skills development, technology adoption and the growth of digital businesses across the continent. Giants like Google and Facebook are leading the effort through direct investment, partnerships and in-market teams in key African ...
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PRESS RELEASE, 1/28/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- NAIROBI -- Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, has partnered with Strathmore Business School (SBS), the graduate business school of Strathmore University, to launch a new data analytics centre focused on data-driven research and practices for African businesses.
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The Staff, 1/23/2018
Venture capital firm Partech Ventures has launched Partech Africa, a fund dedicated to raising capital for investment in African tech startups, and opened a new office in Dakar, Senegal.
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The Staff, 1/22/2018
South Africa's IT market grew by 5.3% in 2017, according to estimates by research firm BMIT, and will grow at a faster pace during the next four years, reports BusinessTech.
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The Staff, 1/12/2018
Chinese technology giant Huawei is building a substantial 18-building campus in Johannesburg to house its various operations and is investing US$100 million to ensure it has all the facilities it needs for its various divisions, projects, partners and customers.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 1/3/2018
Huawei Marine Networks is about to commence the next development stage of the planned Pakistan East Africa Cable Express (PEACE) cable system that will link East Africa and Asia, with expectations that the network will be operational before the end of next year.
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