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Cisco Systems joins GITS in Ghana to improve customer experience

Cisco Systems joins GITS in Ghana to improve customer experience

Cisco Systems has joined Global Information Technology Solutions (GITS) an elite technology partner of Cisco Systems in Ghana, to engage key stakeholders in the Ghanaian IT industry. Read More

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Friday 26 Jun

BlackBerry makes $137m from software, technology licensing in 3 months

BlackBerry Limited this week reported its financial results for the three months ended May 3 this year, showing earnings of $137 million from software and technology licensing revenue.»
Thursday 25 Jun

Ebenezer Asante to assume CEO role of MTN Ghana

GHANA
Ebenezer Twum Asante will officially assume the position of Chief Executive Officer for MTN Ghana, effective 1st July, 2015.»
Wednesday 24 Jun

Young entrepreneurs in Rwanda told to be more creative

RWANDA
The latest YouthKonnekt Hangout hosted by Rwanda’s Ministry of Youth and ICT (MYICT) in partnership with UNDP, ADMA, Tigo, and HeHe Labs, has urged young entrepreneurs to be innovative.»
Monday 22 Jun

Nomanini scales West African footprint with Transaction Solutions partnership

GHANA
South African-based portable Point of Sale (PoS) service provider Nomanini has signed an exclusive agreement with Transactions Solutions Ghana Limited to substantially scale numbers of its cloud-based PoS terminals in Ghana. »
Friday 19 Jun

Online procurement system for East Africa goes live

KENYA
Kenyan IT start-up M-Tenders Systems has created East Africa’s first live online procurement system, www.m-tenders.com.»
Thursday 18 Jun

Customer experience starts with staff experience

Companies seeking to improve customer experience to boost business may be overlooking a critical component in the mix: staff, says new Interactive Intelligence research.»
Tuesday 16 Jun

MasterCard, Ecobank Group to accelerate e-payment in SSA

Ecobank, Africa’s largest bank by geographical reach, will roll out MasterCard payment solutions to millions of its customers in Africa.»
Monday 15 Jun

Jumia, Posta partner on deliveries

KENYA
Kenya’s leading online mall, Jumia, has partnered with Posta Kenya to allow its customers to pick up items they purchase on the website from Post offices across the country. »
Monday 15 Jun

Travellers more tech savvy

SENEGAL
78% of global travellers are using digital information while planning their trips; 66% resorting to digital sources for travel tips at the destination, says Visa.»
Friday 12 Jun

Standard Chartered appoints Chief Innovation Officer

GHANA
Standard Chartered Bank says it has appointed Ms Anju Patwardhan as the Bank’s first Group Chief Innovation Officer, effective 1 July 2015. »
Thursday 11 Jun

Cameroon: a well-kept investment secret

CAMEROON
The investment opportunities in Cameroon are wide open, believes Africa strategy advisor for Moore Stephens, Jeff Blackbeard, who recently met with Cameroonian Prime Minister Philémon Yang.»
Wednesday 10 Jun

Germans, SmartCity Innovation Hub promoters meet

NIGERIA
A delegation from the Nigerian-German Business Association (NGBA) and German Delegation of Industry and Commerce (AHK Nigeria) recently met with the project managers of SmartCity Innovation Hub in Lagos to explore areas of collaboration. »
Tuesday 9 Jun

Morpho targets African growth

SOUTH AFRICA
Morpho, a leading supplier of biometric identification and security solutions, says it plans to aggressively capture the untapped markets in Africa.»
Monday 8 Jun

Ecobank names new Group CEO

TOGO
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated has announced the appointment of Ade Ayeyemi as its new Group Chief Executive Officer. »
Monday 8 Jun

Fortinet MEA appoints Regional Marketing Manager

Fortinet has announced the appointment of Manal Abi Rafeh as its Regional Marketing Manager for the Middle East and Africa. »
Monday 8 Jun

Report analyses link between revenue and digital leadership

CIOs and IT leaders who foster a culture of digital learning and shared accountability generate greater business outcomes, a Harvard Business Review Analytic Services survey sponsored by Red Hat shows.»

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MTN Business expands partnership with Samsung to offer enterprise customers increased security

Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced that MTN Business has been appointed as a reseller of Samsung’s KNOX licenses to its customers.