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Liquid Intelligent Technologies achieves 100,000 km of fiber

Liquid Intelligent Technologies, formerly known as Liquid Telecommunications, has announced that it has achieved the 100,000 km fiber network rollout milestone. The company’s fiber infrastructure is reported to impact more than 100 million people across 643 towns and cities in Africa.

Khoikhoi and San communities are opposing the building of Amazon's Africa headquarters

Amazon’s planned offices in Cape Town earmarked for their Africa headquarters face a challenge from Khoikhoi and San communities who are opposing the development of the business and residential complex.

Research reveals the top drivers of e-commerce in Africa

The world has become more digital as people have been bound home more due to the various lockdowns across the continent. This has translated into significant growth of e-commerce across Africa.

Longest-ever undersea mudslide probable cause of extended subsea cable breaks

A study using seabed sensors and mooring data sets in the Congo Canyon off West Africa have revealed that possibly the longest undersea mudslide yet recorded on our planet was the probable cause of the extended cable breaks to the SAT-3/Wasc cable and WACS.

South Africa's WhereIsMyTransport secures $14,5 million in Series A funding

South Africa's WhereIsMyTransport secured a $14,5 million Series A funding round. The investment funding round was led by Naspers Foundry, Cathay AfricInvest Innovation Fund, and SBI Investment.

Nigeria's government has suspended Twitter

Nigeria has banned Twitter after the social media platform deleted a tweet by President Buhari. Only people using VPN services are able to access the service.

A look at Zimbabwe´s first WhatsApp drama series

With Jabu´s Homecoming, Ben Mahaka is improvising with social media technology in the hope of capturing international investment into Zimbabwe´s film industry on terms that are favorable to local needs.