TikTok partners with ThinkWiFi to provide free Wi-Fi hotspots across South Africa

(Ecofin Agency) – According to DataReportal, 31.8% of South Africans were not online at the beginning of 2022. TikTok wants to provide them with access to support and speed up the use of its platform in the country. Short video social networking platform TikTok announced Thursday, September 8 that it is piloting in partnership with … Read more

Digital advertising platform Araby Ads receives $30 million from AfrikInvest to expand it in the Middle East and North Africa

(Echofin Agency) – Three years after Choueiri media group entered its funding round, a The ArabyAds platform welcomes Africa Invest. This new contributor will support his expansion in the Maghreb and Africa and support him in promoting his solutions to advertisers. ArabyAds, an Egyptian platform that helps advertisers gain and retain customers and generate income … Read more

Innovate Now provides training for assistive technology innovators

(Ecofin Agency) – Assistive technologies can change the lives of people with disabilities. Worldwide, more than 2.5 billion need it. Africa is the part of the world where these people have the least assistive innovations possible. Innovate Now, a partnership between the Global Disability Innovation Hub (GDI Hub), ICT Norway and Norad, has launched a … Read more

Encouraging Startups: The Digital Youth Foundation and partner Meta step up their support

Good news for startups in Côte d’Ivoire! From now on, they will benefit from comprehensive support to enable them to boost their business. The Digital Youth Foundation (Fjn), in collaboration with Meta, has set up an acceleration and support program called Whetech which was launched on 1Verse August, in Cocody. In its first phase, this … Read more

Digital lighting in North Africa

(Huawei) – North Africa Com, the most influential integrated information and communications technology (ICT) industry event in the North African region, has been organized by Informa Tech, on the theme: “Uniting North Africa’s digital ecosystems to promote sustainable and inclusive growthDurant l’événement, Huawei a partage son expérience et sa vision sur les pratiques de l’industrie … Read more

21 days of Y’ello sponsorship of school rehabilitation in Congo-Brazzaville

(MTN CONGO) – Kick off June 17, the 21 Days of Y’ello Care program continues in the Republic of the Congo. After master classes held at Université Marianne Ngouabi (UMNG) and Université Denis Sassou Nguesso (UDSN) in Brazzaville, young men and women from the cities of Pointe-Noire and Dulici benefited from this training on the … Read more

Anna Iclidu, CEO of AfriLabs which operates an extensive network of innovation centers across Africa

(Ecofin Agency) – Anna Iclidu With digital innovation, Africa is sure to become a place of prosperity and wealth for its citizens. She is a member of many organizations and networks, and does not hold back from any challenge to contribute to the realization of this vision. Graduated in International Marketing from the University of … Read more

21 Days of Y’ello Care provides students with opportunities in the digital world and its infrastructures

(MTN CONGO) – After two years of absence, MTN Congo relaunched on June 17 at the Denis Sassou-N’Guesso University (UDSN) in Kintélé, in the urban area north of Brazzaville, its annual community program ’21 Days of Y’ello Care’ , under the topic “Let’s give societies the means to economic recovery”‘, by providing opportunities for students … Read more

In Senegal, Maguette Niang opens new horizons for digital communications and tourism

(Agence Ecofin) – For Maguette Niang, social networking is now more than just a tool to entertain, connect and stay connected. They have become a working tool where virtual promotes reality and allows it to be a sponsor of its own projects. At just 24 years old, Senegalese Maguette Niang has already set up two … Read more

Ten African Internet Registry Operators to Benefit from Capacity Building Initiative

(Agence Ecofin) – The company that allocates domain names and numbers on the Internet wants to help improve the quality of the Internet in Africa, where traffic is increasing. The organization that announced its server infrastructure in Africa in February has other plans for the continent. On Tuesday, June 7, the Internet Corporation for Assigned … Read more