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Huawei Introduces Key Architecture Index (KAI) to Drive 5G Network Acceleration

At the recent AfricaCom event from November 9-12, part of the virtual Africa Tech Festival, Huawei held an online IP Gala conference with its industry partners to introduce the Key Architecture Index (KAI) and share its applications. The theme of the conference was “Leading intelligent IP networks, accelerating intelligent connectivity”. In the carrier environment, the […]

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Huawei Awarded for COVID-19 Network-Operations Solution

JOHANNESBURG, November, 2020 – A Huawei solution to support network operation centres during the COVID-19 pandemic has won the COVID-19 Response Award at the AfricaCom Virtual Awards. The Huawei O&M Autin grid-based operations solution won the prize, which recognises organisations and initiatives that have successfully deployed technology solutions in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

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A Tech Role Model for Nigeria

Elo Umeh LAGOS – In 2018, African start-ups were celebrating: they had raised nearly $1.2 billion in equity – a 108% increase from the previous year. And last year, Nigerian financial-technology (fintech) companies set an even more impressive record, raising $360 million from international investors in a single month (November). Making the most of the Nigerian tech sector’s current […]

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Uganda Set for Digital Transformation to Streamline Microfinance Supervision and Regulation Processes

November 5, 2020. NRD Companies, together with the partner Private Sector Foundation Uganda, has prepared a digital transformation plan aimed at streamlining microfinance supervision and regulation processes for Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority (UMRA). The plan has been prepared under the project dedicated to the support of institutional capacity building in the field of consumer rights in East African countries. […]