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CIA invests in the AWS cloud despite security concerns

Despite recurring cloud security breaches, the number of government agencies and private corporations moving to the cloud is higher than ever. Jeff Kaplan discusses the CIA’s decision to move to, and invest in, the AWS cloud. Despite lingering debate about the security of today’s cloud services, the CIA has publicly acknowledged that it is investing […]

Africa’s five fastest-growing technology companies

The Deloitte Technology Fast50 Africa initiative is an award that recognises the continent’s fastest-growing technology companies in terms of revenue. David Mwanambuyu looks at 2014’s top five winners. Read more

Africa Tech Trends: Cross-border remittances set to get easier in East Africa

Cross-border remittances set to get easier in East Africa Pan-African operator Bharti Airtel, which has operations in 20 African and Asian countries, is set to launch the pilot phase of a cross-border money transfer product in East Africa on 1 November. The initiative is the first of its kind in Africa, and will allow Airtel […]

Digitisation To Enable Accelerated Growth In Africa – KPMG

Digitisation – migration from analogue to digital technology – will help to bridge the digital divide between emerging markets and developed economies, according to global financial services firm, KPMG. KPMG stressed that as digitisation impacts the telecommunication and broadcasting sectors, enabling growth in both, it would also cause a ripple effect on growth in other […]