Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2018
Jack Ma, the founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has launched the Netpreneur Prize, which will allocate a total of US$10 million to 100 African entrepreneurs during the course of the next ten years.
PRESS RELEASE, 8/13/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- CAIRO, Egypt -- The Venture lab at The American University in Cairo (AUC Venture Lab) (http://Schools.AUCEgypt.edu/business/aucvlab/), the leading university-based startup accelerator in Africa and the MENA region, and Temenos (SIX: TEMN) (www.Temenos.com), the banking software company, have announced their intention to collaborate and ...
Amy Turner, Head, Digital Content, KNect365 TMT, 7/20/2018
Digital Africa is watching the clock -- the countdown to several key developments set to recalibrate both the African tech and telecoms sectors has begun. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is now taking hold on the continent, and those within the ecosystem are placing bets as to the timescale for a 5G launch on South African soil and where the first fully ...
Connecting Africa, 7/9/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- LAGOS, Nigeria -- French President Emmanuel Macron offered a bold and new vision of France's relationship with Africa, speaking at an exclusive session hosted by the Tony Elumelu Foundation in Lagos today. He passionately advocated a new partnership, prioritizing the role of entrepreneurship in driving Africa's renaissance, highlighting ...
PRESS RELEASE, 7/4/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Liquid Telecom has partnered with AfriLabs, the largest network organisation of 100 innovation centres across 30 African countries, to explore new ways to support local start-ups and promote sustainable innovation across Africa.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/15/2018
Google has announced that it will open an artificial intelligence (AI) research facility in Accra, Ghana, later this year with the aim of bringing together "top machine learning researchers and engineers in this new center dedicated to AI research and its applications."
Tom Jackson, 6/12/2018
Drone technology, so often tainted by association with warfare and controversy, is starting to have a beneficial impact on the lives of Africans.
Tom Jackson, 6/11/2018
They are best known for their use in warfare, while there have been reports of them flying far too close to aircraft in the UK.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 5/15/2018
Digital payment specialist Cellulant, which is already active in 11 African markets, has raised $47.5 million in a Series C round of funding led by The Rise Fund, an investment vehicle managed by growth equity platform TPG Growth.
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