Category archives for: Broadband

Policy reforms to grow Nigeria’s digital economy

Global System for Mobile Communications

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – MODERSNISING regulation and policy reform will boost Nigeria’s digital economy and accelerate internet access for millions through increased mobile broadband penetration. This is according to the Global System for Mobile Communications, commonly referred to as GSMA. Its report, “Spotlight on Nigeria: Delivering a Digital Future”, […]

Partnership increases Western Cape access to free Wi-Fi

Liquid Telecom CEO, Reshaad Sha

by DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – MORE than 6,6 million residents in the Western Cape will soon have greater access to public Wi-Fi following a partnership between Liquid Telecom SA and the provincial government. The partnership will culminate in the number of free public Wi-Fi hotspots across the region increase […]

Impoverished Eastern Cape scholars empowered in IT

Wipro logo

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MORE than 2 220 pupils from the Eastern Cape are to benefit from a provision of information technology (IT) equipment by a leading global IT, consulting and business process services company. WIPRO has provided the equipment to Zamokuhle Junior Secondary School, situated in the Maloti community, close to […]

Multimillion-rand support for young innovators

Patrick Krappie, Executive Manager for Strategic Engagement and Corporate Relations at the Technology Innovation Agency. File picture

from CHIEDZA CHOKERA in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga NELSPRUIT – SOUTH Africa has set aside R600 million to support young researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs contributing to economic development, a senior government official has disclosed. Patrick Krappie, Executive Manager for Strategic Engagement and Corporate Relations at the Technology Innovation Agency, announced the allocation, disclosing the agency was partnering with some 25 […]

Africa women entrepreneurs honoured for innovation

Africa women innovators honoured

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE achievements of women entrepreneurs and innovators across the African continent have been celebrated. Held under the aegis of the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), finalists from Angola, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda and Zimbabwe were honoured. The awards have grown exponentially from […]

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