PAIX Data Centres, a leading provider of data center solutions, is pleased to announce a strategic joint venture with the Djibouti Sovereign Fund to construct a state-of-the-art cloud- and carrier-neutral data centre in Djibouti. This landmark project represents a significant milestone in Africa's digital infrastructure development and underscores the commitment of both parties to fostering innovation and growth in the region.

Read more: PAIX Data Centres Partners with Djibouti Sovereign Fund to Build a Neutral Data Center in Djibouti

Mangomolo, a top-tier provider of comprehensive OTT video platforms worldwide, has been selected by UPICtv—the commercial arm of Botswana Fibre Networks (BoFiNet) for OTT services—to provide a complete solution to simplify and speed up the distribution of OTT video content throughout Botswana, specifically for The Ministry of Youth, Gender, Sport & Culture (MYSC). Mangomolo’s end-to-end OTT video management platform enables MYSC to deliver its NOW! online channel across multiple devices with an optimized viewer experience.

Read more: BoFiNet’s UPICtv Teams Up with Mangomolo for NOW! OTT Video Platform

The AI mania that’s transforming business, government and society globally is also igniting waves of innovation across Africa, with the shape-shifting tech’s existential prospects powering a cross-continental investment surge at the AI Everything Expo by GITEX AFRICA ( in Morocco.

Read more: AI Everything Expo by GITEX AFRICA 2024 Centers World’s Attention on Continent’s AI Mania

Ericsson has been selected by Orange Egypt as a strategic partner to accelerate its digital transformation and build a resilient architecture across its network. The collaboration seeks to enable superior service experiences for consumers and streamline partner ecosystem.

Read more: Ericsson and Orange Egypt Embark on Transformative Journey

Global cybersecurity leader Fortinet has announced expanding its collaboration with the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT), which had started in 2019. Both entities will cooperate with the aim of bridging the cybersecurity skills gap in Egypt and creating a more diverse workforce.

Read more: Fortinet to Bridge Cybersecurity Skills Gap in Egypt

In today's digital age, access to reliable and affordable internet connectivity is crucial for driving socioeconomic development. However, across the African continent, millions of individuals still lack access to basic internet services. This digital divide not only limits individual opportunities but also hampers overall economic growth and development. To address this issue, leveraging infrastructure sharing offers a promising solution. By optimizing existing infrastructure and fostering collaboration among stakeholders, Africa can bridge the connectivity gap and unlock the full potential of its digital economy.

Read more: Bridging the Connectivity Divide: Leveraging Infrastructure Sharing for Inclusive Access in Africa

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