Cloud: It's not about IT, it's about the app

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Wednesday, Feb 20th

Vodafone Zambia launches JUMP Academy

Vodafone Zambia launches JUMP Academy

Internet-enabled app offers unlimited access to educational materials.

OpenLabs, Huawei’s key to unlocking IoT value

OpenLabs, Huawei's key to unlocking IoT value

More widespread application of IoT in Africa, as businesses in key verticals ready and willing to exploit the resource.

Connectivity as a Service rollout in Rwanda

Connectivity as a Service rollout in Rwanda

Local subsidiary of US-based Vanu Inc details rollout of connectivity service to reach unserved rural areas.

Mobile-based bond offering a first for Kenya

Mobile-based bond offering a first for Kenya

Govt claims to have registered 40,000 users and Kshs 43m raised.

Kenya Red Cross to establish innovation centre

Kenya Red Cross to establish innovation centre

Organisation believes resource will facilitate collaboration in order to fill the gap between community needs and innovation.

Startups focus on areas snubbed by urban innovators

Startups focus on areas snubbed by urban innovators

Liquid Telecom report confirms the progress being made in developing and introducing solutions geared towards rural development.

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.

Zambia stops agriculture e-voucher system

Zambia abandons agriculture e-voucher system

Two years after launching the initiative, authorities cite low ROI as a key reason for the decision to end programme governing the e-system.

eLearning deal targets 10m students

eLearning deal targets 10m students

eLearnAfrica and the Association of African Universities (AAU) have entered into a partnership to provide eLearnAfrica's services to AAU member universities.

Azuri raises US$16m to fund AI solar expansion in Africa

Azuri raises US$16m to fund AI solar expansion in Africa

Off-grid solar firm confirms 100k sales of PayGo solar home systems.

Nigeria produces electronic voting machine

Nigeria produces electronic voting machine

Device developed via local content initiative using AI facility at Electronic Development Institute.