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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SA scientist wins African Union award
Professor Robert Millar receives the Kwame Nkrumah award for his contribution to science and research.