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Safaricom tops best managed company list

Safaricom tops best managed company list

Safaricom has been named the ‘Best Managed Company in Kenya’ by leading market analysts. Read More

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Equity Group appoints Bhartesh Shah as COOEquity Group appoints Bhartesh Shah as COO Equity Group Holdings has announced the appointment of Mr. Bhartesh Shah to the Chief Operations Officer ...
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The nine top trends in CEM todayThe nine top trends in CEM today Customer experience management that genuinely enhances customer ‘stickiness’ depends on new strategies and now mindsets, says ...
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MTN, former ATCON chief disagree over naira devaluationMTN, former ATCON chief disagree over naira devaluation MTN Nigeria and a former president, Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) have disagreed over ...
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Tuesday 25 Aug

PayPal, MallforAfrica join forces to give Kenyan shoppers more online payment options

KENYA
MallforAfrica, a global e-commerce company that enables African consumers access to over 8.5 billion items, is teaming up with PayPal, one of the world’s most-loved ways to pay and get paid, through internet and mobile, to make online shopping from key markets outside of Kenya as easy as possible. »
Tuesday 25 Aug

MTN Business launches Supplier Development Programme in Mpumalanga

SOUTH AFRICA
MTN Business has reaffirmed its commitment to develop small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) within Nelspruit by extending its Supplier Development Programme (SDP) and Accelerator Programme (AP), the company’s enterprise development initiatives, to the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa. »
Monday 24 Aug

MTN, Liquid Telecom partner in Africa

MTN Group and Liquid Telecom have partnered to jointly offer customers access to the largest fixed and wireless footprint across the continent.»
Monday 24 Aug

VMware appoints Senior Vice President and GM of EMEA

VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced the appointment of Jean-Pierre Brulard as Senior Vice President and General Manager of EMEA. »
Friday 21 Aug

Young innovators shine during pitch sessions

BOTSWANA
Botswana saw an array of upcoming tech wizards selling their ideas during the Vendors’ Day pitch sessions this week.»
Thursday 20 Aug

Is Botswana’s innovation fundable?

BOTSWANA
Financiers meeting on the sidelines of the BIH Vendors’ Day in Botswana have debated whether Botswana’s innovation environment is mature enough to attract funding.»
Thursday 20 Aug

InfoGraphics chief urges investment in tech start-ups

NIGERIA
The Managing Director of InfoGraphics Nigeria, Chinenye Mba-Uzoukwu, has urged wealthy Nigerians to invest in tech start-ups.»
Thursday 20 Aug

MultiChoice tackles skilled manpower challenge in Nigeria

NIGERIA
MultiChoice has trained and accredited 500 new installers to help boost its service delivery in Nigeria.»
Tuesday 18 Aug

MTN’s position on Competition Commission ruling

SOUTH AFRICA
MTN has responded to the recommendation by the South African Competition Commission that the proposed MTN and Telkom transaction be prohibited. »
Tuesday 18 Aug

Rlg achieves NITDA certification

NIGERIA
Rlg Nigeria has been awarded certification from the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) that will allow it to produce laptops and other ICT devices for government agencies.»
Monday 17 Aug

MTN Business presents the first Supplier Development Programme workshop to Gauteng entrepreneurs

SOUTH AFRICA
MTN Business conducted the first Supplier Development Programme (SDP) and Accelerator Programme (AP) workshop at its headquarters in Johannesburg. »
Wednesday 12 Aug

Convergence Partners acquires stake in Nigerian Fintech firm

NIGERIA
Convergence Partners has announced an investment of $20m for a strategic, minority stake in Venture Garden Nigeria.»
Wednesday 12 Aug

OVY Network set to give operators competition

BOTSWANA
Ovy Network is gearing itself to becoming the second TV channel to take on other operators head-on in Botswana and the region. »
Tuesday 11 Aug

Survey: business leaders see transformative technology as trigger for growth

Global business leaders expect their IT organizations to realize measurable business and competitive advantages from technology transformation reveals a new study from the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network, an international executive change advocacy group.»
Friday 7 Aug

Chams urges insurers to embrace IT to grow business

NIGERIA
Indigenous IT firm Chams Plc has urged Chief Executive Officers of risk-bearing companies struggling to make appreciable inroads into the rural communities of Nigeria to look in the direction of deploying IT tools.»
Wednesday 5 Aug

MTN Business augments its management team further with key strategic appointment

SOUTH AFRICA
MTN Business SA has appointed an industry veteran, Mariana Kruger, as General Manager of Private Sector. »

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MTN SA expands its FTTH network to the Western Cape

MTN South Africa has expanded its fibre to the home (FTTH) footprint to the Western Cape, and trenching has already commenced in the picturesque suburbs of Fresnaye ...