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Suresh Kana

PwC investment to accelerate African growth opportunities

PwC is increasing its investment in Africa and building closer links between PwC UK and PwC Africa, to meet increased demand for professional services as trade activity between the two regions grows. Read More

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Arch. Amir H. Amiri, Executive Director, Kouros Capital Group and  Chief Etiebet of DextelKouros Capital Group announces multi-billion Nigerian investment plan Kouros Capital Group Limited (KCG) has announced that it is making immediate arrangements to bring into ...
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Samsung to open TV manufacturing plant in SASamsung to open TV manufacturing plant in SA Samsung Electronics South Africa announced its plan to open a television manufacturing plant in The Dube ...
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Amoako TwumCheki.com Ghana shows auto dealers the benefits of the web Online specialists Cheki.com.gh have hosted a special session for auto traders to motivate them ...
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Friday 25 Jul

Econet rejects base station report

ZIMBABWE
Econet Wireless has released a statement refuting recent media reports around its importation of base stations.»
Thursday 24 Jul

Nigeria: potential to become major economic force

NIGERIA
A new McKinsey report finds that Nigeria has the potential to expand its economy by roughly 7.1 percent per year through 2030.»
Tuesday 22 Jul

PC & console games revenues decline

Global revenues from PC and console games will decline from $46.5bn this year to $41bn by 2019, but will continue to account for over 50% of industry revenues, says new research.»
Tuesday 22 Jul

Call for pan-African contact centre association

NIGERIA
Interactive Intelligence has called for the creation of a call centre association for Nigeria and other African countries as a way of promoting a standard for call centres.»
Monday 21 Jul

AMI, Strathmore launch free online courses for managers and entrepreneurs in Africa

KENYA
Managers and entrepreneurs in Africa can now gain advanced skills for free, with the launch of free online courses courtesy of the African Management Initiative (AMI).»
Friday 18 Jul

Malawi to run 1st online recruitment site

MALAWI
Malawi has launched an online recruitment site, ‘Myjobo.com’, providing free job ads and job searching.  »
Friday 18 Jul

Bytes, NCR and Barclays in ATM deal

BOTSWANA
Bytes Managed Solutions, the exclusive distributor of NCR technology solutions in Southern Africa had signed a deal with Barclays Bank of Botswana (BBB) for the installation of intelligent cash deposit ATMs.»
Wednesday 16 Jul

Orange reports 8% revenue growth

KENYA
Integrated telecommunications service provider Orange has announced an 8% revenue growth for the overall business for the first half of this year, compared to the same period last year.»
Wednesday 16 Jul

Business Connexion appoints CEO

Business Connexion Group Limited has announced that Mr. Isaac Mophatlane has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the company.»
Tuesday 15 Jul

Managed service support key to growth for iWayAfrica

Pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks (GIN) has announced that its iWayAfrica business will be partnering with managed services company, SevenC Computing to grow its foothold in key Africa territories. »
Tuesday 15 Jul

Dire need for top IT leadership

There is a huge demand for top leaders with high-level information technology skills, but there are very few candidates who can fill these positions, one of SA’s leading executive search experts says.»
Monday 14 Jul

AccTech Systems moves strategically into Africa

AccTech Systems has signed an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) agreement with Microsoft to provide solutions to the Microsoft Dynamics NAV and GP Dynamics channel in Africa.»
Friday 11 Jul

Acer steps up MEA commercial focus

Acer Middle East and Africa is renewing its focus on the region’s commercial market, with new products and services and an enhanced channel strategy.»
Thursday 10 Jul

uAfrica.com rolls out African expansion plan

NIGERIA
uAfrica.com, a leading South African eCommerce technology company, today announced the launch of the first phase of its expansion plan into the rest of Africa. »
Monday 7 Jul

Increase in targeted attacks against business

Kaspersky Lab has found that targeted attacks are on the rise year-over-year, and also identified the business sectors most likely to be targeted.»
Saturday 5 Jul

MEA external storage market: the slump before the surge

The Middle East and Africa external storage market may have suffered a marginal 2% year-on-year decline in revenue during the first quarter of 2014, but the downturn can be attributed to an annual quirk in the market, says IDC.»

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Nigeria's FDI gains could be eroded by the widening gap in indigenous skilled ICT manpower, writes Kokumo Goodie.

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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.