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Public sector urged to digitally transform civil service

Senior ICT executives say the continent needs strong digital infrastructure to cope with a world that has been remodelled by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 31, 2021

Vodacom commits R87m to vaccine storage, transportation

The telco will also deploy a state-of-the-art COVID-19 vaccine management platform across the African Union member states.

Feb 2, 2021

Ramaphosa applauds MTN’s COVID-19 vaccine drive

President Cyril Ramaphosa has lauded Africa’s biggest mobile operator for leading the efforts in making the COVID-19 vaccine available on the continent.

Dec 18, 2020

Zim telecoms tycoon Masiyiwa takes up seat on Netflix board

The businessman says the appointment offers him an opportunity to continue on new innovations.


Africa’s PPE portal expands, secures Gates Foundation partnership

The Africa Medical Supplies Platform experiences a surge in demand for medical supplies from AU member states, amid a peak in coronavirus infections.

Jun 19, 2020

Africa’s ‘Amazon’ for COVID-19 medical supplies launches

The Africa Medical Supplies Platform unlocks access to critical COVID-19 medical equipment for all member states of the African Union.

May 25, 2020

Virtual celebrations to mark Africa Day

This year’s Africa Day celebrations will feature special virtual broadcasts from Parliament as well as president Cyril Ramaphosa.


Ramaphosa tasks telecoms mogul Masiyiwa to source PPEs for Africa

The president appoints Zimbabwean telecoms billionaire Strive Masiyiwa to assist Africa in sourcing personal protection equipment.

Apr 20, 2020

Broadband Infraco exec joins Pan African Chamber of Commerce

Phumza Dyani, chief marketing and sales officer at Broadband Infraco, is appointed as chief innovation officer at the Pan African Chamber of Commerce.


Africa must establish AI forum, says Ramaphosa

New African Union chairman president Cyril Ramaphosa calls on the continent to establish an Africa Artificial Intelligence Forum.

Jan 30, 2018

SA scientist wins African Union award

Professor Robert Millar receives the Kwame Nkrumah award for his contribution to science and research.

Jan 26, 2018

Minister wants to see more women in ICT

Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane believes the opportunities presented by the fourth industrial revolution call for more female participation.

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