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United Africa Blockchain Association announces training target

United Africa Blockchain Association announces training target

Organisation plans start-up bootcamps, hackathons ahead of anticipated surge in blockchain and crypto-related activities across the continent.

Africell budgets US$300-million for expansion

Africell budgets US$300-million for expansion

Operator eager to disrupt telecoms space in key markets including Angola and Zimbabwe.

4G development must be at core of Africa's 5G strategy

4G development must be at core of Africa's 5G strategy

Expanding coverage and experience for all must be a priority for operators says Huawei executives.

Avanti launches HYLAS 3 satellite

Avanti launches HYLAS 3 satellite

Latest high-throughput satellite will provide Ka-band communications across EMEA.

AB InBev empowers African farmers with blockchain

AB InBev empowers African farmers with blockchain

The company’s partnership with BanQu helps smallholder farmers to track produce and sales through blockchain technology.

AI augmentation to create US$2.9-trillion in business value in 2021

AI augmentation to create US$2.9-trillion in business value in 2021

In 2021, artificial intelligence (AI) augmentation will create US$2.9-trillion of business value and 6.2 billion hours of worker productivity globally, according to Gartner.

Syniverse, China Telecom partner to roll out 4G, IOT in MEA

Syniverse, China Telecom partner to roll out 4G, IOT in MEA

Roll out will involve the deployment of an IPX network.

5G to unlock R67bn value for Sub-Saharan Africa

5G to unlock R67bn value for Sub-Saharan Africa

Releasing 5G mmWave capacity will create global economic expansion valued at $565 billion, says the GSM Association.

CA Southern Africa confirms latest channel partnership

CA Southern Africa confirms latest channel partnership

Company appoints Cyber Sentinel to beef up roll out of security solutions.

Gartner projects 2.5% drop in worldwide smartphone sales

Gartner projects 2.5% drop in worldwide smartphone sales

Japan, Western Europe and North America to record largest declines in 2019.

DPO Paygate rattles Africa’s e-commerce space with PayFast acquisition

DPO Group rattles Africa's e-commerce space with PayFast acquisition

Announced in Cape Town today, deal exposes DPO platform to 100,000 merchants , transacting across 18 African markets.