Facebook laying a huge undersea cable around Africa to boost internet access
Social Media giant, Facebook is building a 37,000-kilometer-long undersea cable around Africa that will provide better internet access. The sub-sea cable will interconnect 23 countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.
COVID-19 pandemic: Nigeria extends flight ban by four weeks, IMF disburses $3.4bn emergency loan to Nigeria and more
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Tech Cabal Townhall: Emerging tech
Tech Cabal Townhall: Emerging Tech convenes entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers and corporate organizations including telcos and financial institutions to examine how businesses, individuals and countries across the continent can maximize the benefits of emerging technologies, specifically AI and Blockchain.
Zimbabwe businesses count cost of the impact of coronavirus
The coronavirus outbreak has hit small businesses in Zimbabwe that import tech and clothing from China. As Privilege Musvanhiri reports from Harare, business owners say they are struggling to get supplies.
Dangote starts test run of $2 billion fertilizer plant, court okay Ambode's probe and many more
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Experts call for a mentor-ship initiatives for start-ups
Experts call for mentorship initiatives for start-ups
Lagos State to co-create with tech ecosystem
Already tagged Nigeria’s commercial capital – Lagos State says it is now on a mission to seal a spot as the country’s technology and innovation hub. CNBC Africa's Christy Cole spoke to Special Assistant to Lagos State Governor on Technology and Innovation, Olatunbosun Alake, that Lagos is making moves to remove communication barriers between the state and its tech ecosystem as well as turbo-charge levers of innovation within the state.
This Nigeria-based tech start-up seeks to reduce barriers in cross-border investing
Nigeria-based tech start-up, Chaka is seeking to break down barriers to investing. CEO of the company, Tosin Osibodu joins CNBC Africa for more.
Google gears up to launch streaming game service Stadia
Tech giant Google is preparing to launch its game streaming service Stadia on November 19, in what it is calling "a revolution for the games industry."