Telecom Egypt and Huawei join forces on cloud

30 May 2024

Telecom Egypt and Huawei Cloud have joined forces to launch Huawei’s first locally based public cloud platform in Egypt and North Africa.

This launch aligns with Telecom Egypt’s strategy to position Egypt as the premium regional digital hub and underscores Telecom Egypt’s and Huawei’s commitment to enabling Egypt’s transformation in the digital era.

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Algeria and China join forces on digitalization

30 May 2024

A new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will see Algeria and China collaborate in the field of digitalization and the digital economy.

As part of this partnership, the two countries will examine avenues of cooperation in various digital fields. Training and transfer of expertise will also be implemented to strengthen local skills and promote technological innovation. This collaboration will allow Algeria to benefit from Chinese experience and IT, facilitating modernization and economic development objectives.

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Microsoft and G42 target Kenya with US$1 billion

23 May 2024

Microsoft and G42 have announced a comprehensive package of digital investments in Kenya, as part of an initiative with the Republic of Kenya’s Ministry of Information, Communications and the Digital Economy.

G42 will lead the arrangement of an initial investment of US$1 billion for various components outlined in a comprehensive package. 

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Namibia commits N$131.5 million in ICT upgrades

02 May 2024

The Namibian government has committed to investing N$131.5 million to accelerate the development of information and communications technologies (ICT), revealed Emma Theofelus, minister of ICT.

N$110 million will be spent on the construction of 30 communication towers over the next three years to improve access to telecom services. N$20 million will be dedicated to the establishment of the National Cybersecurity Incident Response Team (Nam-CSIRT). N$1.5 million has been allocated for the implementation of the national 5G strategy.

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