Cassava Technologies aims to empower Africa

Privately held African telecommunications group Econet has announced the launch of Cassava Technologies, which brings together Econet’s digital services and digital infrastructure product segments, encompassing fibre broadband networks, data centres, and...

African innovators can apply for Google’s startup accelerator

Applications for Google’s three-month virtual accelerator programme are now open to technology startups located in Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania,...

Paratus signs roaming agreement in Namiba

Paratus Namibia and MTN Namibia have signed a national roaming agreement. The first of its kind in Namibia, the agreement allows both Paratus and MTN Namibia to expand their own networks and neither operator needs to duplicate mobile coverage in certain areas of the...

Divergent trends in property values across Africa

The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic not only affected people and communities, but also impacted commercial property values across the world. By Roger Long, director of valuation and advisory services at Broll Property Group This report looks at the effect of the...

Oracle, Orange collaborate in West Africa

Oracle and Orange have signed a collaboration agreement as part of a joint plan to accelerate cloud-led digital transformation in West Africa. Under the agreement, the two companies will assess plans to build Oracle Cloud regions using Orange’s infrastructure in...