Cassava Technologies secures US$50m investment to increase digital connectivity in Africa

AFRICA – Cassava Technologies, Africa’s first integrated tech company of continental scale, has announced that it has secured a US$50 million investment from C5 Capital (C5), a specialist venture capital firm that invests in cyber security, space, and energy security. The investment is part of a broader funding round to accelerate Cassava’s growth. The investment by C5 will contribute to…

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Zimbabwe’s internet service provider ZOL rebrands to Liquid Home Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE – ZOL, Zimbabwe’s leading Internet Service Provider has unveiled its new brand identity, Liquid Home Zimbabwe. This rebrand reflects the natural evolution of the well-loved home brand and its much-awaited alignment with the parent brand – Liquid Intelligent Technologies, a business of Cassava Technologies. As part of this rebrand, Liquid Home Zimbabwe will ensure the seamless transfer of all…

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Cassava’s Sasai Remit partners UK based organization Qoki Zindlovukazi

ZIMBABWE – Sasai Remit, a money transfer provider and a business of Cassava Technologies, has announced a partnership with Qoki Zindlovukazi, a United Kingdom-based women’s networking and empowerment organisation. The partnership has enabled both organisations to empower thousands of Zimbabweans to use a safe and secure fintech platform to seamlessly transfer funds to family and friends in South Africa and…

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Cassava Technologies appoints Tesh Durvasula as new CEO of Africa Data Centres

SOUTH AFRICA – Cassava Technologies, the parent company that encompass Econet’s digital services and infrastructure activities has announced the appointment of Tesh Durvasula as the new Chief Executive Officer of Africa Data Centres (ADC) effective 7 February 2022. He will lead the ADC team as the organisation rapidly expands its footprint of hyperscale data centres throughout Africa with a plan…

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Cassava Technologies, ITC Secure partner to launch cyber security services

AFRICA – Cassava Technologies, a pan-African technology leader, has entered into a Joint Venture (JV) with ITC Secure, an advisory-led cyber security services company, to build and launch an extensive portfolio of cyber security services, powered by Microsoft Azure cloud technologies in Africa. As part of the JV, ITC and Cassava Technologies will build a state-of-the-art SOC in Africa. The…

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Cassava Technologies and Mitsui join hands to build data centres in Africa

AFRICA – Cassava Technologies, Africa’s first integrated tech company, has announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mitsui and Co, one of Japan’s largest global conglomerates, to develop digital infrastructure across Africa, with a particular focus on data centres. Cassava, which owns Africa Data Centres, has been on an expansion drive and has since secured an investment of almost…

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