Taking its cloud region count to 40, Microsoft will be offering its services from datacenters in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa.
Using its Watson AI platform and Bluemix cloud, IBM is aiming to develop the tech skills of millions of young Africans for free.
Instead of having to go through sometimes unscrupulous middlemen, East African farmers can now sell direct using Mastercard's 2KUZE mobile marketplace.
South African courier WumDrop is tackling poor address data by delivering parcels to your phone location.
The South African facility will focus primarily on how data analytics and cognitive computing can be applied to healthcare, urban development and smart cities.
With more speed and capacity for academic and private-sector research, the new Dell-built Lengau system offers one petaflop of power.
With its eyes firmly on Africa and the Middle East, Orange has sealed a services deal with Google and unveiled its new Rise 31 Special Edition $40 Android Marshmallow handset.
Because of the threat to voice and SMS revenues, South Africa's two largest operators have convinced the country's parliament to consider taxing services such as WhatsApp and Facebook more heavily.
A massive fine imposed on MTN Group by Nigerian regulators for alleged compliance failings has cost the firm's CEO Sifiso Dabengwa his job.
The prospect of more spectrum for LTE mobile services in South Africa has receded again, after new wrangles about the country's switch to digital television.
When Spacecom's AMOS-6 satellite arrives in geostationary orbit in 2016, its entire broadband capacity will have been booked by Facebook.
A Kenyan project is hoping to bring internet connectivity and online learning materials to schools in even the most challenging environments.
A draft bill has explicitly made phishing and ID theft crimes for the first time, but some fear the legislation could harm free speech.
Ahead of Google's major reset of Android One, the company has launched its first device in the category in Africa.
When Kenya's mobile money infrastructure took off, many assumed that other countries across Africa would replicate the same model. The reality, however, has been very different.