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Liquid Telecom Partners Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Innovation Challenge

Liquid Telecom will serve as Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) outreach partner for Africa in this year’s edition of the inclusive innovation challenge...

Toshiba-Branded PCs Retired, Now Rebranded as Dynabook

The PC business unit behind the hardware has rebranded itself as Dynabook. The move comes after Toshiba sold its PC business unit to Sharp, the Japanese display maker....

Facebook, YouTube and Twitter Struggles to Remove New Zealand Mosque Shooting Videos

Facebook, YouTube and Twitter Struggles to Remove New Zealand Mosque Shooting Videos

The shooter in at least one of the two mosque attacks in New Zealand on Friday used social media to stream his deadly rampage live. Shortly after, tech giants...

Top Gamer Tyler Blevins ‘Ninja’ Made $1 Million to Promote EA’s ‘Apex Legends’ Launch

What are a few hours playing videogames and a handful of tweets worth? $1 million if you are Tyler Blevins, known to millions as “Ninja,” the world’s most-followed...

Google Chrome Browser

Google Chrome Browser Users Adviced to Update Amid Security Alert

Google Chrome users need to update the desktop version of their web browser as soon as possible, its lead security engineer has warned. Justin Schuh gave the warning...

MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter
MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter

MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter — We Are The Best Network in South Africa

MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter says that the group’s South African operation has ‘turned a corner’ with a strong set of results. On Thursday (7 March), MTN reported a...

MTN Set to Launch an Instant Messaging Service Akin to WeChat and WhatsApp

MTN Set to Launch an Instant Messaging Service Akin to WeChat and WhatsApp

MTN Group has announced it will launch an instant messaging (IM) service akin to China’s WeChat and Facebook’s WhatsApp as it seeks to expand revenue from digital...

Lillian Barnard Replaces Zoaib Hoosen As New MD for Microsoft South Africa

Lillian Barnard Replaces Zoaib Hoosen As New MD for Microsoft South Africa

Zoaib Hoosen has resigned as MD of Microsoft’s South African subsidiary and will be replaced by Lillian Barnard, the software giant recently announced. Hoosen,...

Strive Masiyiwa Buys Back Mascom Botswana For USD$300 Million

Strive Masiyiwa Buys Back Mascom Botswana For USD$300 Million

The Founder and Executive Chairman of the Econet Group, Strive Masiyiwa, has bought back Mascom Botswana from MTN for US$300 million, 14 years after losing control...

Huawei Sues The US For Being Blocked From Selling to Federal Government

Huawei is suing the U.S. over a law that bans government agencies from buying the Chinese technology giant’s equipment, claiming the legislation is...