West Africa

OADC extends Africa’s open digital infrastructure with data centres in Nigeria and South Africa

OADC CEO Dr Ayotunde Coker Africa’s digital transformation is being accelerated by transformational, pan-African, carrier-neutral data centre operator Open Access Data Centres (OADC), whose flagship data centre in Lekki, Lagos is now operational. The company’s rapid data centre rollout continues, with three new core facilities in South Africa and expansion of the existing OADC Durban facility. Together with OADC’s unique core-to-edge deployment in South Africa, this is enabling telcos, ISPs, cloud operators, the wholesale community and major enterprises to benefit from greater choice, a truly client focussed service experience and an extended African cloud ecosystem. West Africa’s largest data centre campus is operational The first phase of OADC’s flagship facility, OADC Lagos, is now oper...

AJA.LA STUDIOS LTD Announces Voice Recognition Support for Additional African Languages

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Gambia: Huawei and Monty Mobile form a strategic partnership, starting with Comium

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Financial Phishing Cyberattacks Significantly Increase in Kenya and Nigeria in Q2 of 2022

Emad Haffar, Head of Technical Experts at Kaspersky. According to Kaspersky’s Financial Cyberthreats report, attacks in the financial sector are becoming increasingly corporate-oriented and shifting away from consumers. Kaspersky (www.Kaspersky.co.za) Security Network data shows that the number of financial phishing attempts in the African regions increased significantly from Q1 to Q2 of 2022. Banks, payment systems, and e-commerce websites were attacked. Financial phishing is a deceptive way of stealing information and is gaining momentum in the region. Phishing is a type of online fraud where the scammer sends fake alerts from banks, e-pay systems and other organisations to trick consumers into sharing their financial details. The alerts sent by the scammer can be related to loss of data...

Binance Creates Global Crypto Advisory Board with Representatives from Nigeria & SA

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Binance Goes on a Crypto Education Tour Across Francophone Africa

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Nigerian Healthtech Startup Remedial Health Secures $4.4-Million in Seed Funding

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Fintech: Clickatell Partners the Central Bank of Nigeria to Increase eNaira Services

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National Digital Academy Launches in Côte d’Ivoire

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Africa Data Centres Connects to Nigeria’s Principle Internet Exchange Point

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Jumia’s New Partnership Could See Drone Deliveries Across Africa

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Fintech PalmPay Celebrates Massive User Milestone in Nigeria

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