• Amazon To Build New Data Centers In Cape Town, South Africa

    Amazon plans to build new data centers in Cape Town, South Africa to speed up cloud services and reducing costs for Amazon’s local corporate clients. U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon has announced plans to construct new data centers in South Africa, establishing the company’s first infrastructure region in Africa. The data...
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    99% of Fintech funding in East Africa goes to Kenyan apps – Report

    A recent report by Financial Sector Deepening Uganda, UKAid and East Africa Venture Capital Association show, 99% of Fintech funding in East Africa goes to Kenyan Apps. Kenyan finance and technology (Fintech) start-ups take a lion’s share of 99 percent of all funding in the region – leaving Uganda, Rwanda...
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    Mobile Subscribers Set To Soar in Sub-Saharan Africa – GSMA Report

    Latest GSMA Report Indicates a rise in Mobile Subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa with more than half a billion unique mobile subscribers projected by 2020. GSMA have released their 2017 Mobile Economy: Sub-Saharan Africa study which has put unique mobile subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa at a penetration rate of 43 percent. They are expected to...
  • Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship Announces Winners

    Winners for the Africa Leadership Network’s Awards for Entrepreneurship announced in Accra, Ghana. The African Leadership Network, the membership network of new generation leaders in Africa, and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, on Friday, 12 October 2012, announced Dr. Richard John Pelwana Maponya as the winner of 2012 Africa...
  • Google Africa: Investment in Africa to Enhance Innovation

    Internet giant; Google intends to invest in innovation and get more users online by developing an accessible, relevant and sustainable internet ecosystem. According to the Policy and Government Relations Manager for Google Africa, Ory Okolloh, this will bring about merging innovations technology and the productive technology. Speaking on Friday...