Improved access and the Internet of things herald a need for low-cost broadband, says the telecoms and postal services minister.
Decision-makers have helped ensure the roll-out of free WiFi in the City of Tshwane, says Alan Knott-Craig Jnr.
CIO Tshepo Motiki is absent as a multimillion-rand Web site scandal unfolds.
More Kenyans use mobile phones, but make fewer calls due to high voice tariffs.
Gitex, the world's third-largest ICT trade exhibition, aims to strengthen ties with African tech companies and governments.
Africa's mobile towers are going on sale.
Research In Motion plans to open its first African mobile apps development centre in Egypt.
South Africa has one of the most advanced national ICT plans in Africa, research reveals.
Censoring adult Web sites could become another strategy in the military government's crackdown on Internet freedoms.
The virtual currency could take off in Africa, just like payment systems such as M-Pesa.
A global report places SA at 105 out of 174 countries in terms of download speeds.
Political unrest aside, the North African country's telecoms market generated $5.7 billion in 2011, according to a study.
Gareth van Zyl is Editor of ITWeb Africa.