Africa Blockchain Alliance calls for applications, scholarships

The Africa Blockchain Alliance has called for applications and scholarships for the second cohort of the Africa Blockchain Developer Program. The program was launched to give developers in Africa the opportunity to gain the skills to become industry-ready blockchain...

Facebook, with Africa Check, expands local language coverage

Facebook, together with Africa Check, has added new local language support for several African languages as part of its Third-Party Fact-Checking programme – which helps to assess the accuracy of news on Facebook and aims to reduce the spread of misinformation....

Paratus bridges the Africa west and east coasts

A route that would normally take more than 60 hours to drive with a car, can now be done in about 31 milliseconds on the new Paratus Africa fiber network that stretches from the West coast to the East coast of Africa. The Trans-Kalahari Fiber (TKF) network extends...

Paratus expands Mobile LTE network

Paratus Namibia has announced the completion of the initial phase of its National Mobile-LTE rollout plan. It will be launching LTE in Walvisbay and Swakopmund this week. Paratus has invested in its very own independent Mobile-LTE network to be able to offer both...

Paratus Africa, Nampower collaborate on The GridOnline

Paratus Africa and Nampower have signed an agreement to commercialise its national optic fiber network by launching The GridOnline. It will now provide access to its national Optical Ground Wire (OPGW) network. Paratus Africa continued its investment strategy at the...