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The key to Africa’s digital economy

The development of the terrestrial network is key to growing the digital economies of all African countries. This was a sentiment echoed at the Africa Panel Session at the International Telecoms Week in Atlanta, USA.

Cabo Verde telecommunications boost

European Investment Bank has backed the high-speed Cabo Verde Internet and telecommunications connection with funding. The EllaLink subsea fibre cable is expected to be fully functional by the year 2020.

Man behind Getty Images' drive into Africa

Lee Martin, ex co-owner of AllSport agency and now Senior Vice President at Getty Images speaks about the company's expansion into Africa. Martin also talks about Getty Images partnership with APO.

Zambia's ZANACO bank hacked

Hackers managed to breach Zambia's ZANACO bank's systems and conduct a phishing exercise which saw thousands of customers lose their money. The hackers targeted the bank's mobile money platform.

Amazon at 25

On 5 July 2019, Amazon, the online shopping powerhouse turns 25 years old. A marketing professor looks back on how it redefined retail for the world.

Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa has joined Naspers

Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa to join the Naspers management team as CEO, South Africa. Her responsibilities include leadership of Naspers’ flagship South African units, Naspers Foundry and Naspers Labs

Cloudflare error caused Internet outage

A software deployment error by Cloudflare caused a major Internet outage. The error resulted in all websites that use Cloudflare services displaying "502 Bad Gateway" errors.