What will it take for Africa to drive US$5-trillion digital economy?

Africa's digital
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Continent's progress
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ITWeb Africa

Tuesday, Nov 19th

Bolt launches €10-m Enviromental Impact Fund

Bolt launches €10-m Environmental Impact Fund

Kenya-based M-Kopa will be the first beneficiary of the fund.

EMEA businesses should expect a more volatile 2020

EMEA businesses should expect a more volatile 2020

Gartner analyst explains the impact of turns on businesses in the region as they continue on the path to digitalisation.

Zambia's Edgar Lungu moves to stem anti-South African tide

Zambia's Edgar Lungu moves to stem anti-South African tide

President lambasts students that attacked SA firms and has requested intervention by SADC, AU for what he described a 'worsening situation' in South Africa.

African Network Information Centre appoints new CEO

African Network Information Centre appoints new CEO

Industry veteran Eddy Mabano Kayihura takes over from Allan Barret.

Sweeping changes to management at MTN's Africa operations

Sweeping changes to management at MTN's Africa operations

Changes in Zambia, Rwanda and Ivory Coast.

MTN seeks to mend relations in host countries

MTN seeks to mend relations in host countries

After facing several challenges in the countries it operates in, MTN looks to drive financial inclusion, empower SMEs, and create jobs.

Safaricom demands level playing field in Airtel-Telkom merger

Safaricom demands level playing field in Airtel-Telkom merger

Telco denies claims it is out to frustrate the deal.

Andela set to lay off over 400 developers in change of approach

Andela set to lay off over 400 developers in change of approach

Despite raising US$100-million in funding.

MTN shuts stores, service centres in Nigeria, Jhb

MTN shuts stores, service centres in Nigeria, Jhb

Mobile network operator confirms attacks on four outlets in the West African country.

Zambia deports TopStar CEO

Zambia deports TopStar CEO

Yi Jian is understood to have fallen out with authorities over alleged public criticism of authorities and a loan agreement in place with China.

MTN condemns xenophobia

MTN condemns xenophobia

Africa-focused mobile network operator MTN has expressed its condemnation of prejudice and xenophobia amid continued media reports of xenophobic attacks in South Africa.