Southern-Africa News

Africa Data Centres to Build 10MW Facility in Nigeria
Africa Data Centres (ADC) has already begun work on its plans to construct a 10MW facility in Lagos, Nigeria. According to TechCentral, the Nigerian data centre will form “(ADC)’ West African hub” and join its network of facilities across East and Southern Africa. ADC CEO, Stephane Duproz says that the  Lagos build will help spur […] www.itnewsafrica.com | 4/7/21 11:30 AM
South African variant: What is behind the Covid-19 surge in southern Africa?
Coronavirus cases have been on the increase across countries in southern Africa. www.bbc.co.uk | 2/12/21 9:02 AM
Gijima’s T-system SA Take Over is Approved by Competition Commission
Gijima has announced that the T-system South Africa (TSSA) acquisition has been approved by the Competition Commission. This deal is expected to position Gijima as the largest Black-owned ICT company in Southern Africa, with about 500 new employees joining Gijima in March. TSSA has been operating in South Africa for over 20 years, providing ICT […] www.itnewsafrica.com | 2/4/21 11:30 AM
Nutanix Appoints New Regional Sales Director Sub-Saharan Africa
Nutanix has appointed Rowen Grierson as regional sales director for Sub-Saharan Africa. Grierson succeeds Paul Ruinaard who has left to pursue personal interests. A seasoned professional, Grierson was formerly the regional sales director for the West, East and Central Africa regions, and with his new appointment will now add the Southern Africa territory to what […] www.itnewsafrica.com | 1/29/21 7:30 AM
Covid hotspot arrivals face UK hotel quarantine
The measures will apply to British residents returning to England from areas including southern Africa. www.bbc.co.uk | 1/27/21 7:50 AM
5 Things South Africans should know about Huawei Pay
Huawei, in partnership with Zapper, has officially launched its new mobile payment service – Huawei Pay – in South Africa. “We are proud to launch Huawei Pay in South Africa,” says Likun Zhao, VP at Huawei Consumer Business Group for Southern Africa. Huawei Pay users will be able to add their bank cards to the […] www.itnewsafrica.com | 12/3/20 10:30 AM
Huawei Partners with Zapper to Introduce Huawei Pay
Huawei has joined forces with Zapper to introduce Huawei Pay – its new mobile payment service. “We are proud to launch Huawei Pay in South Africa in partnership with Zapper,” says Likun Zhao, VP at Huawei Consumer Business Group for Southern Africa. Huawei Pay users will be able to add their bank cards to the […] www.itnewsafrica.com | 12/1/20 8:30 AM
FNB Banking App Launches on Huawei App Gallery
FNB has confirmed that its banking app is now available for Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) users on the Huawei AppGallery. “We are happy to welcome FNB to the Huawei AppGallery family of apps,” says Likhun Zhao, VP at Huawei Consumer Business Group for Southern Africa. “Given the high smartphone penetration in South Africa banking apps […] www.itnewsafrica.com | 11/24/20 7:30 AM