Botswana’s DIB is marketing a new high-tech baseball cap that measures fatigue in heavy machine operators.
MTN Ghana has successfully ended its month-long regional celebrations, Ashantifest, in the Ashanti region.
Intel Corporation today announced a new initiative that will see Kenyan developers become the first in Africa to benefit directly from Intel Software and Services Group (SSG).
Chinese technology firm Huawei looks set to win the bid to install Malawi’s Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT).
NCC says there is no data yet on ported numbers in Nigeria, but Etisalat claims 50% of ported lines are now on its network.
Mobile penetration in Rwanda passed 59.5% last month, according to the latest statistics issued by the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (RURA).
Millicom to pump USD80m into Tigo Rwanda
Rwanda, South Korean co in wholesale broadband JV
Minister Nsengimana urges youth to change mindset
Rwanda showcases open data systems
Rwandan Youth aim for change through YouthConnekt Dialogue
Nsengimana urges Nyagatare residents to embrace ICT
ICT4Ag conference invites content proposals
Rural NetCo Ltd, a Tanzanian based communications company, has successfully implemented Polystar's Network and Quality Assurance solution.
Smile launches true 4G in Tanzania
TV white spaces project to launch in Tanzania
Universal Service Funds to drive broadband in Africa
TCRA, police launch campaign against illegal mobiles
KDN extends into Tanzania
Tanzania to host regional banking fraud conference
Tanzanian pregnancy text message service off to a good start
Airtel Zambia has donated solar equipment worth over USD2,000 to Moono Basic school in Mumbwa.
ZICTA to host AFRINIC conference
MultiChoice Zambia executives killed in road accident
Zambia commends Ghana for digital migration
ZICTA Young Innovators Workshop next week
Four companies lose digital migration bid
Theft costs Airtel Zambia KR1.2 million
Computerisation delays commencement of nationwide land audit
The Zimbabwean Government has told telco Telecel it must change its shareholder structure or risk losing its operating license.
Cloud Computing & Information Security Conference set for Zimbabwe
Cloud, security event set for Zimbabwe in July
VMware SA appoints Axis Solutions Zimbabwe as Enterprise Partner
Zimbabwe set for first broadband forum
Econet Wireless wins awards at ZITF
EcoCash system down for upgrade
GTEL Zimbabwe set to unveil mobile innovations
Intel increases investment in Kenya
COMPUTINGIntel Corporation today announced a new initiative that will see Kenyan developers become the first in Africa to benefit directly from Intel Software and Services Group (SSG).»
Botswana company launches SmartCap
INNOVATIONSBotswana’s DIB is marketing a new high-tech baseball cap that measures fatigue in heavy machine operators.»
Orange ups emergency credit limits
MOBILEOrange Kenya has increased its offering on its advance airtime top-up service PEWA, which allows its mobile pre-paid and wireless customers receive emergency credit.»
SkillsMap to recruit across Africa
INTERNETBusiness Connexion has joined forces with recruitment company Conscript Africa to create SkillsMap – a new talent community portal.»
Renewable energy mapping programme to boost energy production
INNOVATIONSAfrican countries are among a number of nations joining with the World Bank in a new Renewable Energy Mapping Program to map renewable energy resources.»
Côte d’Ivoire adopts Bill on Electronic Transactions
GOVERNMENTThe Committee on Economic and Financial Affairs of the National Assembly of the Côte d’Ivoire has adopted the new Bill on Electronic Transactions.»
MTN Cameroon launches ‘fastest internet offer’
MOBILEMTN Cameroon’s new Xtra Surf offer is free to all users until the end of July.»
Kenyan postal sector to be modernised
GOVERNMENTThe Kenyan Government has challenged the country’s postal sector to use ICTs to meet new customer demands.»
Safaricom, DMI boost annual Diabetes Walk
MOBILESafaricom and DMI aim to raise Kshs.25 million to fund free insulin for children from underprivileged families in this year’s Diabetes Walk.»
British PM praises AfDB for African infrastructure development
GOVERNMENTBritish Prime Minister David Cameron has praised the African Development Bank (AfDB) and President Donald Kaberuka for pioneering initiatives to scale the continent’s infrastructure development.»
Balloon experiment aims to deliver internet access
INNOVATIONSGoogle’s new Project Loon aims to take internet access to more regions with the use of high altitude balloons.»
Rwandan mobile penetration nears 60%
TELECOMSMobile penetration in Rwanda passed 59.5% last month, according to the latest statistics issued by the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (RURA).»
NCS roots for IT Ministry
GOVERNMENTNigerian IT stakeholders say the country needs a dedicated IT Ministry to support the development of the IT industry.»
Ministry seeks young innovators
GOVERNMENTThe Botswana Ministry of Transport and Communication has launched a competition that targets young innovators in the country. »
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- Fortinet advances its network security platform with new enterprise firewall capabilities
- Aastra Transform campaign targets Africa’s legacy PBXs
- Polystar delivers network solution to Tanzania’s Rural NetCo
- Next-gen fuel cell system addresses telecoms backup power needs
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Airtime transferred direct to mobile is proving popular among consumers and is generating jobs in Ivory Coast.
Internet by balloon
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IN DEPTHAfrica must think beyond blue collar jobs
Pan-African job creation initiatives need to look beyond basic job creation, to high level ICT skills development, to develop the economies, says Greg Vercellotti, executive director at Dariel Solutions.