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With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent
Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016
The next wave of broadband will see companies benefiting from faster speeds at the same price point as their current expenditure
Africa Code Week 2016, a large digital literacy initiative organised on the African continent, will run from 15-23 October, with thousands of free coding workshops and online training
A Portuguese branch of the Anonymous hacking collective says it has shut down about 20 Angolan government websites in retaliation for the jailing of 17 youth activists for plotting "rebellion"
As smartphone penetration across the continent increases, African travellers are increasingly looking for agents offering online and mobile services
Still barriers to entry for sub-Saharan mobile money services
It looks as though African students are set to benefit as Huawei announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2015 that over the next five years 1,000 students across the continent
Huawei expressed its continued efforts to build a better connected Africa and called for enhanced cooperation between China and Africa at the 5th Conference of Chinese and African Entrepreneurs
Technology group Datatec expects improvement in its financial performance during the second half of its financial year after a decline in earnings
Facebook celebrated the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the Internet.org app by hosting a Developer Day at iHub in Nairobi, Kenya on 27 July 2015 and introducing new services
The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa
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South Africa launched an online, 24-hour radio station on Thursday, 17 October that aims to showcase its foreign policy and shore up its position as a continental economic and political powerhouse.
To paraphrase from the iconic Star Trek, Africa is the "next (as opposed to the final) business frontier". And judging from exceptional recent economic growth, wealth in natural resources and sheer international business interest on the continent, it seems no-one has trouble believing this.
MTN on Wednesday (14 August) reported a 22% rise in headline earnings per share to 654c for the six months to June‚ up from 536c a year ago. Diluted headline earnings rose to 649c from 532c.