Music streaming service Spotify is expanding to 80 more countries and half of them are in Africa.
A group of Uber drivers in South Africa is taking the ride-hailing giant to court, hoping for a victory like the one British drivers had earlier this month.
Orange Business Services will design and build cloud-based ICT infrastructure for Egypt's new smart city and the country's 'New Administrative Capital.'
Nexign, the BSS and IoT platform provider, breaks down the biggest telco trends in 2021, including the monetization of 4G and more mobile money growth.
Mastercard believes that 20-30% of the COVID-related shift to e-commerce spending will become a permanent feature going forward.
Global Voice Group will provide the telecoms regulators in Lesotho and Zimbabwe with a data analytics platform for telecom traffic monitoring.
Sumundi, a Ghana-based startup, has developed an online and offline based retail management and point-of-sale platform for physical retailers.
Black Friday 2020 was not as lucrative for South African retailers as it was a year ago, although online sales did tick up.
IFS Africa MD Emma Murray spoke to Connecting Africa about her more than 20 year career and shared advice for young women joining the IT industry.
About 25% of sub-Saharan states have or are planning carrier-neutral data centers, with significant investment across Africa, says PCCW Global's Console Connect.
South African operator Cell C recorded a net loss after tax of almost R7.6B (US$460M) in the six months to June 2020 and lost 4.5M customers in a year.
MTN Group CTIO, Charles Molapisi, shared his ambitious plans for API marketplace Chenosis which has already signed up over 250 developers in just two months.
Vezeeta, an Egyptian telemedicine platform, had a big 2020, raising US$40 million in Series D funding and expanding its healthtech services into Kenya and Nigeria.
2020 was a record year for investment into the African tech startup ecosystem &ndah; but startups in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt still drew the majority of funding.
- Mastercard and MTN in e-commerce mobile payments partnership
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
- Nominations open for the East Africa Com Awards
Nairobi, Thursday, February 11, 2021
- MTN partners with African Union on COVID-19 vaccinations
Johannesburg, Thursday, January 28, 2021
Cape Town, South Africa
The Alliance for Affordable Internet's head of Africa, Onica Makwakwa, shares her views on how to narrow the digital gender gap and the challenges keeping women offline on the continent.
Tunde Fafunwa from the UN Economic Commission for Africa explains how the Africa Communication and Information Platform (ACIP) is helping Africa's battle against COVID-19.
Space in Africa founder, Temidayo Oniosun, shares his views on the challenges and opportunities in the African space and satellite industry.