Massive adoption of AI despite talent gap

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – THE number of organisations employing artificial intelligence (AI) have grown by 270 percent over the past four years despite talent shortages in the sector. These are the findings of Gartner, the research and advisory company, in its 2019 Chief Information Officers (CIO) Survey. Results More...

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Zimbabwe internet unblocked
By On Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Zimbabwe defends condemned internet shutdown

Zimbabwe internet unblocked from NDABENI MLOTSHWA in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe BULAWAYO – THE Zimbabwean government has justified a blackout in internet connectivity after days of violent protests by citizens More...

Huawei Technologies founder Ren Zhengfei
By On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Huawei allocates $100 billion to research, development

Huawei Technologies founder Ren Zhengfei by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – TELECOMMUNICATIONS equipment and consumer electronics manufacturer, Huawei, will invest more than US$100 billion (about R1.4 More...

Gabon flag
By On Thursday, January 10th, 2019

Web shutdowns an escalating government tactic

Gabon flag from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA – THE restive Gabon and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are the latest African countries to shut down internet and broadcasting services to More...

Internet blocked
By On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

Internet shutdown inflames DRC electoral crisis

Internet blocked from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA – THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been urged to restore internet services in the wake of post-election tensions in the troubled country. All More...

Communications services at the Mediterranean Sea
By On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

Funds required towards ICTs for NGOs in Libya

Communications services at the Mediterranean Sea from AHMED ZAYED in Tripoli, Libya TRIPOLI – A GLOBAL network of organisations working to provide shared communications services in humanitarian emergencies requires More...

Nigeria internet service providers
By On Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Nigeria enjoys uptick in internet subscriptions

Nigeria internet service providers from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – NIGERIA, Africa’s largest economy, has recorded a yearly growth of 14 percent in internet subscriptions. The figure stands More...

Liquid Telecom CEO, Reshaad Sha
By On Tuesday, December 25th, 2018

Liquid Telecom sets 4G network in South Africa

Liquid Telecom CEO South Africa, Reshaad Sha by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – LIQUID Telecom South Africa will establish a multi-billion rand fourth generation broadband cellular network technology (4G) network More...

5G in Africa
By On Friday, December 21st, 2018

5G adoption set to soar in 2020

5G in Africa by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – THE adoption of fifth generation (5G) of cellular mobile  communications is intensifying, with 66 percent of organisations having plans to deploy the technology More...

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams speaking at Huawei’s ConnectUnity launch
By On Saturday, December 8th, 2018

Huawei unveils campaign set to unite SA

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams speaking at Huawei’s ConnectUnity launch by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – HUAWEI South Africa has launched a campaign that is anticipated to promote unity and build a brighter More...