Etisalat beefs up AI and blockchain innovation efforts
Etisalat Digital signs four AI and blockchain startups to Future Now innovation programme.
Liquid Telecom gets US$180m investment to help underserved communities in Africa
Investment from CDC Group will enable expanding broadband connectivity to communities across mainland Africa.
Comment: why investing in our youth is a prerequisite for a peaceful, progressive and sustainable future
Mariam Al Hammadi, director of The Big Heart Foundation, discusses the importance of youth engagement in the MENA region.
Why the GCC needs to balance research with multi-billion labs investment
Investments by GCC countries in state-of-the-art labs, university buildings, and research facilities are set to reach more than US$38 billion by 2030.
Smart cities to drive Middle East data centre spending to US$5 billion by 2020 - new report
Investment in modernising data centres could also enable new digital business models.
Ethiopia plans to split Ethio Telecom in two
The country will sell shares in both companies, as it strives to open the country up to investment and increase competition
Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala invests $400 million into European technology companies
The investment powerhouse is designed to target high-growth tech companies
MTN Uganda given conditions for licence renewal
Operator must widen its currennt 4G coverage in urban areas and cover all other areas with 3G