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Google announces SA cloud region as part of $1bn Africa investment drive

This is the hyperscaler’s first cloud footprint in Africa which the search engine giant says could generate 40,000 jobs by 2030.

By João Marques Lima

Founder and Editor, The Tech Capital

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October 06, 2022 | 3:36 AM BST

Google announces SA cloud region as part of $1bn Africa investment drive

Niral Patel, Managing Director of Google Sub-Saharan Africa. Source: Google

Google said it will set up shop in South Africa with a cloud region, its first on the African continent, joining rivals Microsoft and Amazon Web Services which are already present in the country.

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