Drone delivery service Zipline raises US$190-million in new funding

Zipline links up
to fresh funding  

Round values venture
at over US$1-billion.

Wednesday, May 22nd

Subsea cable boosts Kenya’s bandwidth capacity

The Lower Indian Ocean Network (LION2) connects three continents.

Africa set for subsea cable surge

Investors will spend more on subsea fibre for Africa than any other continent.

NetApp plans to increase focus on Africa

The data storage and network management company has a new regional office in Johannesburg.

Cisco drives telepresence in Africa

The company has developed hardware enabling high quality video collaboration.

Data centres to quicken diagnoses

Kenya`s ministry of health will build a facility that will store digital medical records of patients.

Wacs is on the way




The 5.12Tbps subsea cable is set for launch.

Ghana readies to capture biometric data

Having voters` fingerprint and scanned facial information will help the country have fraud-free elections later this year, says a government official.

issam darwish

IHS invests $8mn in African networks

Infrastructure company focuses on West Africa.

Eassy cable damaged

Minor disruptions to Internet services have occurred at Port Sudan, as a result of a fault affecting the network near Djibouti.

Thieves damage Tanzania`s ICT backbone

Vandals trying to steal copper have instead damaged an underground fibre-optic cable, disrupting Internet services.