AWS Africa

Thousands of active customers, from Absa, Investec, Old Mutual, Pick n Pay, University of Pretoria and Standard Bank use AWS to deliver flexibility, scalability and reliability.

What's new

AWS Africa Region Coming Soon!

We will be opening an AWS Region in South Africa in the first half of 2020. The new AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region will consist of three Availability Zones. The addition of the AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region will enable organizations to provide lower latency to end users across Sub-Saharan Africa and will enable more African organizations to leverage advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile services, and more to drive innovation.

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AWS Summit | Johannesburg 2020

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the continued concerns about the COVID-19 virus, Amazon Web Services has cancelled the AWS Summit Johannesburg, scheduled for May 21.

We will be hosting an online event to showcase our planned content for the AWS Summit and will share details in the coming weeks. Sign up now to receive a notification when more details become available.

Events & Webinars

AWS holds events, both online and in-person, bringing the cloud computing community together to connect, collaborate, and learn from AWS experts.

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Customer Success Stories


Based in Nigeria, OneFi provides loans to customers throughout Africa. To support its growth plans and compliance requirements, OneFi chose to go all-in on AWS.

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WesBank uses AWS to deliver a smooth customer experience.

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Jembi leverages AWS Training to Improve Healthcare Information Exchange in Africa

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Rhino Africa Relies on AWS to Provide Unique African Holiday Experiences

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Cellulant Powers Digital Payments Across Africa with AWS.

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RecoMed is South Africa’s largest online healthcare booking platform that connects over 150,000 patients and 2,000 healthcare providers every month. The company uses Amazon EC2 for both frontend and backend services, utilizing multiple availability zones and auto scaling groups. 

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JUMO chooses AWS to enable faster, more cost-effective access to digital financial services.

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Aella Credit uses AWS to improve identity verification and grow its business.

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Sensor Networks builds predictive models using AWS IoT and machine learning.

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Sentian is a smart security hub that integrates existing alarm, CCTV, and automation systems into one control application to allow them all to work together to solve problems they cannot solve individually. 

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Mix Telematics increases productivity with AWS.

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Custos Media Technologies scales globally with AWS.

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AWS Partners

The AWS Partner Network (APN) is the global partner program for AWS. It is focused on helping APN Partners build successful AWS-based businesses or solutions by providing business, technical, marketing, and go-to-market support.

Consulting Partners

APN Partners that help customers design, architect, build, migrate, and manage their workloads and applications on AWS.

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Technology Partners

APN Partners that provide software solutions that are either hosted on, or integrated with, the AWS platform.

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Training Partners

APN Training Partners have access to authorized AWS Training courseware, resources, and lab environments.

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Contact Us

Have a question that needs an answer from Business Support, Professional Services, or an AWS Account Manager? 

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B-BBEE Certificate

Amazon Web Services South Africa (Pty) Ltd (AWS ZA), has attained Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Level 1 status. AWS ZA’s other initiatives, contributing to its Level 1 status, include funding for small business, the Amazon Web Services Equity Equivalent Investment Program (AWS EEIP), and skills development programs delivered through AWS Academy and AWS Educate.

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AWS Africa Startup Blog

Find out how AWS startups in Africa are solving emerging market challenges.  

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Join AWS User Groups

AWS User Groups are independent platforms where users connect to discuss ideas and learn about new AWS products. If you are a passionate AWS user and are interested in joining an AWS User Group, see the list of existing groups below or create your own.

User Groups in Africa: