BCX to lead Telkom into Africa.

BCX to lead Telkom into Africa

CEO says new unit will prioritise the continent.

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Monday, Feb 20th

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New IBM tech warns of severe weather, disasters

New IBM tech warns of severe weather, disasters

The firm introduces Mesh Network Alerts, a method of always-on communication with underserved populations in developing countries.

Microsoft East Africa, Liquid Telecom team up on cloud service

Microsoft East Africa, Liquid Telecom team up on cloud service

Companies announce collaboration to boost cloud service delivery, business development and TV white space technology ecosystem across Africa.

Facebook launches $20k Messenger challenge for African developers

Facebook launches US$20k Messenger challenge for African developers

30 finailsts to be selected and winners to be named on 19 June.

ICANN may now delegate .africa domain name to ZACR

ICANN may now delegate .africa domain name to ZACR

Follows California Superior Court's decision to deny second motion filed by DotConnectAfrica.

Kenyan startup raises record US$1.1 million in funding

Kenyan startup raises record US$1.1 million in funding

Data collection startup Bamba leverages the rapid uptake of smartphone on the continent and plans to expand into other countries.

Safaricom's Spark Fund ploughs resources into agricultural analytics startup

Safaricom's Spark Fund ploughs resources into agricultural analytics startup

FarmDrive is the 5th recipient of investment from the US$1 million Spark Venture Fund owned by Safaricom.

Vodacom Video Play now has a comedy channel

Vodacom Video Play now has a comedy channel

The telco's video-on-demand service expands its bouquet to include a comedy channel called Gunga7.com.

Vodacom in ICT development deal with Nigeria's Kaduna State

Vodacom in ICT development deal with Nigeria's Kaduna State

Mobile network operator has revealed timeline of three-pronged ICT development initiative.

Huawei buses in intelligent public transportation solution

Huawei buses in intelligent public transportation solution

Solution introduced for first time in Africa at the i-Transport & UATP Conference and Exhibition 2017 in Johannesburg.

Naspers' internet TV service ShowMax launching in Poland

Naspers' internet TV service ShowMax launching in Poland

Service expands to Europe, available in Poland and will utilise Polish language apps.

Botswana's national innovation ecosystem at centre of new MoU

Botswana's national innovation ecosystem at centre of new MoU

Botswana Innovation Hub has entered into a partnership with African Innovation Foundation in a move to enhance the country's innovation ecosystem.