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

Africa's digital
opportunity

Continent's progress
under the spotlight.


Tuesday, Nov 19th

West African states cement free roaming agreement

West African states cement free roaming agreement

ECOWAS Roaming Initiative will take effect from January 2020.

African nations grapple with digital rights regulation

African nations grapple with digital rights regulation

Several countries pledge to establish a Parliamentary Coalition on Human Rights in the Digital Age.

Africa’s digital gender gap is widening

Africa's digital gender gap is widening

Stakeholders urge a shift in thinking and stress the need to focus on women and youth in continents connectivity plan.

Internet access too costly for most in Africa

Internet access too costly for most in Africa

Government taxation of data access and airtime top ups affects cost according to A4AI report.

Broadband for all in Africa will cost US$100-billion

Broadband for all in Africa will cost US$100-billion

Universal broadband access will require a further 1.1-billion more people online.

Why retailers are moving computing to the edge

Why retailers are moving computing to the edge

Data analytics at the core of engagement to enhance digital customer experience.

Airtel Africa, Mastercard's strengthen digital alliance

Airtel Africa, Mastercard strengthen digital alliance

Companies announce partnership to expose a potential 100 million Airtel Africa mobile phone users.

SAS targets open source opportunity

SAS targets open source opportunity

Company scheduled to launch new solution specifically targeted at 'non-SAS sites'.

Connected cars - biggest opportunity for 5G IOT

Connected cars - biggest opportunity for 5G IOT

Long term scenario, as predicted by Gartner.

Fraud the main driver behind AI, analytics adoption in Africa

Fraud the main driver behind AI, analytics adoption in Africa

Businesses must develop skills, strengthen their ecosystems to handle data and prevent incidents.

Vodacom, Seacom partner in African network venture

Vodacom, Seacom partner in African network venture

The companies enter a network partnership to initiate the next chapter of their African connectivity venture.