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MTN Nigeria gets indigenous Chief Financial Officer

MTN Nigeria gets indigenous Chief Financial Officer

MTN Nigeria has announced the appointment of Adekunle Awobodu as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  Read More

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Orange completes acquisition of Airtel in Burkina FasoOrange completes acquisition of Airtel in Burkina Faso Orange has announced that, together with its subsidiary Orange Côte d’Ivoire, it has completed ...
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Anton Jacobsz, MD at Networks UnlimitedNetworks Unlimited partners with Rubrik Networks Unlimited has been named as sole distributor of Rubrik converged data management solutions in Africa. 
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Huawei’s Botswana footprint ‘commendable’: MDHuawei’s Botswana footprint ‘commendable’: MD Gao Wenli, Managing Director of Huawei Botswana, is upbeat about the progress his company has made ...
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Wednesday 22 Jun

NCC to end telcos’ voluntary adherence to corporate governance

NIGERIA
After more than one year of voluntary adherence by telcos to the Corporate Governance Code for the industry, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday started a journey that will lead to mandatory enforcement.»
Tuesday 21 Jun

Huawei stages inaugural ICT conference in Botswana

BOTSWANA
Huawei Technologies Botswana held its inaugural ICT conference where a lot of its cutting edge technology was on display. »
Monday 20 Jun

Cisco: MEA to have world’s highest IP traffic growth

The MEA region will see a 6-fold growth in IP traffic - the highest growth rate in the world (CAGR of 41%) from 2015–2020, says Cisco.»
Monday 20 Jun

Payroll fraud: a serious threat to your business’s sustainability

NIGERIA
Payroll is one of the largest expenses for Small & Medium Businesses and larger enterprises in West Africa, yet many organisations are neglecting the importance of managing the risk of fraud in this area of the business.»
Wednesday 15 Jun

Nigeria goes live with Bsystems Collateral Registry System

GHANA
Nigeria has become the fourth country to roll onto the Collateral Registry System developed by Ghanaian technology solution firm Bsystems.»
Tuesday 14 Jun

Arbitration to support justice, says Globacom

NIGERIA
Globacom Nigeria says its support of the International Chamber of Commerce, (ICC) Africa Regional Arbitration Conference in Lagos is a demonstration of its belief that arbitration would further enhance the cause of justice in the country.»
Monday 13 Jun

Dimension Data names new group CEO

SOUTH AFRICA
Dimension Data has announced the appointment of Jason Goodall as Group Chief Executive Officer, as Brett Dawson, current CEO, steps down after 12 years.»
Sunday 12 Jun

N1.04tr NCC fine: MTN agrees on N330b staggered payment

NIGERIA
MTN Nigeria and the Nigeria Communications Commission have reached an amicable settlement in the matter of the N1.04trillion fine imposed by the regulator in October last year.»
Friday 10 Jun

MTN Nigerian fine payment terms resolved

NIGERIA
MTN has announced that the matter of its fine has been resolved with the Federal Government of Nigeria.»
Tuesday 7 Jun

Solar developer Phanes Group opens African head office in SA

SOUTH AFRICA
International solar energy developer, investment manager and asset manager Phanes Group has launched an office in Johannesburg, South Africa – its first African office. »
Sunday 5 Jun

We’re insulated from Nigeria’s forex problem, says IHS

NIGERIA
IHS Towers says it has not been hard hit by ongoing foreign exchange (forex) squeeze in Nigeria because it is a foreign direct investment (FDI) vehicle into the country.»
Friday 3 Jun

MEST seeks early-stage South African startups to fund

SOUTH AFRICA
The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) announces its formal expansion into South Africa and is now accepting South Africans into their next cohort, for the first time in the program’s history.»
Wednesday 1 Jun

Internet Society urges African policymakers to act on internet opportunity

BOTSWANA
The Internet Society will call for the adoption of policies and frameworks that expand access and create greater demand for the Internet during the 4th annual Africa Internet Summit (AIS) now underway in Gaborone, Botswana.  »
Tuesday 31 May

Technology drives competitive advantage in West Africa

NIGERIA
Sage has attributed economic growth in West Africa sub region to developments in the region’s technology landscape.»
Monday 30 May

8 Lessons for entrepreneurs who want to conquer the world

Sage Foundation Chairman Ivan Epstein outlines his top advice for entrepreneurs.»
Monday 30 May

TMT Finance Africa in Lagos 2016 to be launched in partnership with IHS Towers

NIGERIA
TMT Finance and IHS Towers have announced the launch of the inaugural TMT Finance Africa in Lagos, Nigeria conference on September 20, 2016. »

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IBM Opens First Cloud Data Centre in South AfricaIBM Opens First Cloud Data Centre in South Africa

IBM is opening a new IBM Cloud Data Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new cloud center is the result of a close collaboration with Gijima and Vodacom and is designed to support cloud adoption and customer demand across the continent.