The Praekelt Foundation has partnered with Facebook to support the impact of Internet.org and the Free Basics by Facebook platform...
18 Nov 2015 15:41
Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are feeling distribution margin squeeze because of the economic slowdown and they are challenged to maintain profitability...
By Philip Stander 3 Nov 2015 13:14
Facebook celebrated the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the Internet.org app by hosting a Developer Day at iHub in Nairobi, Kenya on 27 July 2015 and introducing new services...
28 Jul 2015 11:18
The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...
17 Apr 2015 15:25
Ministers from African member countries of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) mega project met in Pretoria on Wednesday to discuss future cooperation in radio astronomy...
26 Mar 2015 09:00
Consider how your life would change tomorrow if the internet was to be 'switched off'. Sure you could bear it for a week or so, but once the horrifying reality of, for instance, having to go into a bank kicks in...
By Sindy Peters 13 Nov 2014 12:38
The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.
18 Jul 2014 09:05
WASHINGTON, USA: Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups have expanded their online presence with increased use of social media, creating new challenges for thwarting attacks, said a study released Wednesday, 14 May.
15 May 2014 07:29
Text messaging may be dying out as a means of communication in many parts of the advanced world, but it may yet prove to be a vital life-saver in flood-prone African villages.
26 Mar 2014 06:23
MTN Business‚ is set to open more data centres in key markets where it operates as it rolls out its cloud services and video-conferencing to more markets.
By Thabiso Mochiko 17 Mar 2014 07:39
Allied Electronics Corporation's (Altron) subsidiary‚ Altech‚ is to dispose of its 8.6% stake in Liquid Telecommunications Holdings‚ the company said.
16 Jan 2014 07:53
HARARE, ZIMBABWE: Angry depositors forced their way into a banking hall and attacked a manager in the Zimbabwean capital after the bank ran out of cash, witnesses said.
18 Dec 2013 08:54
A report from Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) highlights the unaffordable cost of broadband for the two billion people who live on less than US$2/day.
11 Dec 2013 09:42
First National Bank's eWallet continues to show strong growth in its African operations with a 119% year-on-year increase. It has also maintained growth in SA with the total number of eWallets in all countries reaching 2.5m‚ an 84% increase from the previous financial year.
By Bekezela Phakathi 28 Oct 2013 10:52
South Africa launched an online, 24-hour radio station on Thursday, 17 October that aims to showcase its foreign policy and shore up its position as a continental economic and political powerhouse.
18 Oct 2013 09:08
To paraphrase from the iconic Star Trek, Africa is the "next (as opposed to the final) business frontier". And judging from exceptional recent economic growth, wealth in natural resources and sheer international business interest on the continent, it seems no-one has trouble believing this.
19 Aug 2013 11:46
MTN on Wednesday (14 August) reported a 22% rise in headline earnings per share to 654c for the six months to June‚ up from 536c a year ago. Diluted headline earnings rose to 649c from 532c.
14 Aug 2013 13:05
Mobile services group Vodacom on Thursday (18 July) reported a 3% rise in group revenue to R17.5bn for the June quarter.
18 Jul 2013 12:33
International Information and communications technology group Datatec said on Wednesday (17 July) that overall group revenues and earnings for the period March to June this year were similar to those for the same four months last year but underlying earnings‚ basic earnings and headline earnings per share were all slightly lower.
17 Jul 2013 11:28