Zimbabwe: Fibre Optic Internet cables will change lives

HARARE - Expectations are high in Zimbabwe following news that the landlocked southern African state is on the verge of being wired to the...

Mobile learning tool launched for poor, rural users

Mobile learning platform to deliver revision materials to connected devices. McGraw-Hill Cos. and Wipro Ltd.'s Wipro Technologies are working together to develop a new mobile...

Kenya: The next destination for IT outsourcing

Kenya, widely known for its wildlife and hospitality now hopes to join the list of destination countries where back end services are outsourced to...

Deloitte’s 2011 TMT predictions

Drawing on internal and external inputs from conversations with member firm clients, contributions from member firms' 7000 partners and managers specialising in TMT, discussions...

Recent Sub-Saharan Africa Tech news in brief

Satellite data receiving station for Gambia A station for receiving satellite data has been installed at the Gambia's National Environment Agency as part of the...

Sierra Leone: Saudi Arabia encouraged by progress in IT

Sierra Leone’s Information Attaché to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Middle-East and Gulf States early this week told a group of government officials,...

IFC invests $25m in Helios Towers Africa

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, on Wednesday announced a $25 million equity investment in Helios Towers Africa Limited...

George Clooney’s satellites keep watch over South Sudan

As South Sudan's referendum on whether it should part company with the North enters its second day, satellites are monitoring the region for human...

airtel to enhance Africa’s customer experience in 2011

Nairobi, Kenya – Bharti airtel – the world’s fifth largest telecom company – has its sights set on improving the African telecom infrastructure in...

Israeli telecom firm enters Africa market

After years of staying away from the African market, Israel-based ECI Telecom has entered Uganda, with plans to use it as a launch pad...

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