Vodacom to launch 5G Services in South Africa in 2020

Vodacom Group expects to offer 5G mobile services to its South African customers this year by using a network being built by another African operator...

Kenya Builds First Solar-Powered Farm That Turns Ocean Water Drinkable

Kenya has built its first solar-powered farm that turns ocean water into potable water. A non-governmental organization called Give Power, the project developers said the development...

Econet Intensifies Deployment of Tesla Batteries

Econet Wireless has intensified the deployment of hybrid batteries from Tesla as well as solar equipment to cover for revenue losses arising out of...

Zimbabwean Pasi William Sachiti Building Driverless Cars In The UK

Pasi William Sachiti who is a Zimbabwean, is building driverless cars in the UK, using a combination of advanced robotics and driver-less vehicle technology. He...

Africa’s First Drone and Data Academy Opens in Malawi

Malawi has opened Africa’s first Drone and Data Academy. The initiative, according to UNICEF, is part of efforts to promote the use of drones in programs and...

This Year’s Calender of Top African Tech Conferences, Expos & Startup Summits – 2020

Get your calendars out and diarise these key dates for the most important tech conferences, expos and summits that will take place in Africa...

Econet Wireless Revenues Increase by 45% to Hit $1,25 billion

The country’s largest mobile network operator Econet Wireless Zimbabwe says its revenues increased by 45% to $1,25 billion in the half-year of August 31,...

Samsung Galaxy S11 Launch Date Set for February 11

The Galaxy S11 is one step closer to reality. After a promotional video surfaced that accidentally revealed the date of the launch, Samsung has now made its Unpacked event...

Two Nigerian Brothers Ngozi and Chijioke Dozie Building A Better Bank For Africa

Challenger banks, such as Monzo, N26 and Starling, have steadily grown in number and popularity, disrupting the traditional banking system with data-driven features and...

e-Commerce Platform Copia Raises $26 million to Serve the Unbanked Customers in Rural Kenya

The promise of e-commerce over the past decade across Africa’s urban middle class lies in the ease and convenience of making and paying for...

Uber Takes to Streets of Abidjan, Ivory Coast in African expansion

Uber launched in Ivory Coast’s commercial capital Abidjan on Thursday, part of its expansion into African markets with low levels of car ownership and...

Qualcomm’s Working With Apple ‘as fast as it can’ to Help Launch a 5G...

Qualcomm says it’s No. 1 priority at the moment is to assist Apple with the launch of a 5G iPhone. Apple will use Qualcomm’s...

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