Raxio builds Uganda’s first carrier-neutral data center facility

African company- Raxio has announced the introduction of the first advanced tier III carrier-neutral data center at its facility in Kampala Industrial and Business Park, Uganda. With this move, the company aims at supporting industries that are witnessing high complex IT and regulatory challenges by

MAN to supply power generators for four power stations in Africa

German power equipment maker, MAN Energy Solutions is currently working on constructing new power plants in Africa and has announced that it will be supplying power generation technology for two new stations in Senegal and Mali. As per sources, the company will be supplying 8 × MAN 14V51/60 en

OPPO Kenya launches new smart band with oxygen analysis feature

Chinese consumer electronics company, OPPO has expanded its wearable device presence in Kenya with the launch of OPPO Band which will be available in two variants- Basic Sport and Style. The smart band comes with a blood oxygen analysis feature, that monitors blood oxygen saturation levels, commonly

NanoAvionics, OQ Technology partner to bring 5G connectivity to Africa

In a bid to support the increasing demand for 5G connectivity in the continent, NanoAvionics has announced establishing a strategic partnership with OQ Technology to develop, integrate, and operate a nanosatellite for their 5G IoT mission, Tiger-2, in the African region. The 6U satellite stands out

Google to offer Android & cloud development scholarships in Africa

The company has also announced the continuation of ‘Google for Startups Accelerator program’ for African startups Offering support to developers and startups in Africa, Google, Inc., has announced the launch of 40,000 developer scholarships across the mobile and cloud development n

Puma Energy’s Future Energies to build solar plant in Ghana

The company is slated to develop a solar project with 422kW capacity with a battery capacity of 224kW The project would mark as the initial step to transform energy dependence of Africa Singaporean oil firm- Puma Energy that focuses on sustainable energy through its “Future Energies&rdquo

FB, Google unite for undersea cable connection from South Asia & America

These cables would be the first ones to directly connect North America to some of the prominent parts of Indonesia The cable connection is anticipated to increase connectivity for eastern and central provinces of the country Facebook, the leading social media giant, has reportedly planned layin

Flutterwave secures $170Mn; aims to boost Africa’s FinTech ecosystem

Nigeria-based FinTech firm, Flutterwave has recently made it to the headlines following its announcement of raising USD 170 million in Series C Funding round led by Tiger Global Management and Avenir Growth Capital. This new funding has now brought in the total fundraise of the company to USD 225 mi

Study claims offshore wind farms could fulfill all of SA’s power demand

A study conducted by the Stellenbosch University concluded that offshore wind farms, if built in certain areas of South Africa, could potentially meet all of country’s electricity demands. The research led by Gordon Rae and Dr. Gareth Erfort involved use geographic information system methods t