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Airtel positions itself for 2011

2 Jan, 2011
Telecoms giant Airtel says infrastructure upgrades planned for this year will have positive spin-offs for people across Africa.»

Main One gives Nigerians a taste of faster access

2 Jan, 2011
The Main One submarine cable company is running a free 100Mbps WiFi hotspot at a Lagos mall, to give Nigerian consumers a taste of better broadband.»

The year ahead for SMS

5 Jan, 2011
SMS will remain an important communication tool through 2011, says BulkSMS MD Pieter Streicher.»

New tablet PC unveiled at CES

6 Jan, 2011
AHX Global has unveiled a new entrant to the tablet PC market at the CES show in Las Vegas.»

African IT spend to reach USD25bn in 2011

6 Jan, 2011
IDC reports that ICT spending on the African continent will grow by 10% this year, reaching USD25 billion.»

Portal links women to finance

6 Jan, 2011
A new portal will help women entrepreneurs around the world to get microloans so they can grow their businesses.»

Safaricom slashes SMS rates

9 Jan, 2011
Kenyan mobile operator Safaricom has again slashed costs – this time drastically cutting its fee for SMSes.»

Movitel to invest over USD400m

10 Jan, 2011
Mozambique’ s Movitel plans to invest heavily in its rural infrastructure this year.»

Ghana takes trade fair online

11 Jan, 2011
Entrepreneurs will stage the first-ever online trade fair in Ghana next month.»

Savanna East Africa's 2011 goals

11 Jan, 2011
US-based Savanna has a revenue objective of USD 10 million from its business in East Africa this year.»


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Nigeria’s VAS providers ‘on brink of extinction’Nigeria’s VAS providers ‘on brink of extinction’

WASPAN chief Simon Aderinlola says unless the regulator intervenes, WASPAN may not have anything left to regulate. Kokumo Goodie reports.


Kenya rolls out e-extension to improve agricultureKenya rolls out e-extension to improve agriculture

In a bid to curb the overwhelmed number of agricultural extension officers in Kenya, the ministry of agriculture is embracing technology with their introduction of E-Extension services, which are aimed at reaching out to over 7 million farmers annually.


Sage CRM is Umsinsi Health Care’s engine for growth

Umsinsi Health Care, a distributor of medical products, has enhanced customer service and streamlined its business processes by implementing Sage CRM as its customer relationship management platform. 

VMware delivers new innovations for the open, agile, secure software-defined data centre

Industry’s most complete software-defined data centre portfolio helps customers slash CAPEX by nearly 50 percent and improve IT productivity by 100 percent or more.

Alex families receive Schneider Electric solar lamps

Schneider Electric, a specialist in energy management, has partnered with Rays of Hope, a non-profit organisation, providing 28 schoolchildren and their families in the northern Johannesburg township of ...