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Africa Data Centres draws $83 million to expand South African footprint

Africa Data Centres has requested a disbursement of funding from a larger grant awarded by the International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) in 2021. The total award was for $300 million... Read More

Digital Realty selling data centre facility for $205M USD

Digital Realty, leading provider of data centre, colocation, and interconnectivity solutions, has agreed to sell an existing facility for $205 million USD. Read More

Vantage launches African data centre

Vantage has announced the opening of its first African data centre, located in Johannesburg. The facility, known as JNB1, offers 12,000 square metres of space and 16 MW capacity. Read More

M&A: an emerging strategy in the African data centre market

A company that builds a new facility from the ground up has the advantage of control: they can choose the design and apply specific solutions that have proven to be... Read More

South Africa holds the majority of African data centres

Despite investments in sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa holds a disproportionate number of data facilities, and there is a persistent deficit of data centres in the West African region. The demand... Read More

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