Gareth van Zyl
Jun 25, 2014

Cwele outlines future plans

Improved access and the Internet of things herald a need for low-cost broadband, says the telecoms and postal services minister.

Nov 28, 2013

'Political will key to unlocking free WiFi'

Decision-makers have helped ensure the roll-out of free WiFi in the City of Tshwane, says Alan Knott-Craig Jnr.

Apr 19, 2012

Kenya's mobile phone subs hit 28m

More Kenyans use mobile phones, but make fewer calls due to high voice tariffs.

Apr 13, 2012

Gulf IT expo targets Africa

Gitex, the world's third-largest ICT trade exhibition, aims to strengthen ties with African tech companies and governments.

Apr 4, 2012

The business of sharing

Africa's mobile towers are going on sale.

Apr 4, 2012

RIM readies Africa's first 'BlackBerry Lab'

Research In Motion plans to open its first African mobile apps development centre in Egypt.

Mar 28, 2012

SA ICT policy highly developed

South Africa has one of the most advanced national ICT plans in Africa, research reveals.

Mar 27, 2012

Egypt plans Internet porn ban

Censoring adult Web sites could become another strategy in the military government's crackdown on Internet freedoms.

Mar 26, 2012

Bitcoin: a mobile money alternative

The virtual currency could take off in Africa, just like payment systems such as M-Pesa.

Mar 20, 2012

SA Internet speeds rank low

A global report places SA at 105 out of 174 countries in terms of download speeds.

Mar 16, 2012

Egyptian telco market bounces back

Political unrest aside, the North African country's telecoms market generated $5.7 billion in 2011, according to a study.

Mar 16, 2012

Scientists' satellite images track Malaria

High-resolution photos, of up to five metres above the earth's surface, help researchers fight the parasitic disease in Africa.

Gareth van Zyl
Editor, ITWeb Africa

Gareth van Zyl is Editor of ITWeb Africa.