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JUMIA Kenya launches affiliate programme

JUMIA Kenya launches affiliate programme

Online retailer JUMIA has launched an affiliate marketing programme that will enable bloggers to monetize their content and influence for income.   Read More

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Ghanaian startup Beam heads for Seedstars World Final  Ghanaian startup Beam heads for Seedstars World Final Seedstars World, the most exclusive startup competition for emerging markets and fast growing startups, is bringing ...
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The benefit cycle: how ICT and skills will sustain each-other in developing AfricaThe benefit cycle: how ICT and skills will sustain each-other in developing Africa ICTs can develop skills, which in turn can develop the ICT sector, in a ‘benefit cycle ...
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Nigerian carrier frets over naira devaluation, general electionsNigerian carrier frets over naira devaluation, general elections National carrier Globacom says it is worried over the devaluation of the naira and the uncertainties ...
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Thursday 29 Jan

150 entrepreneurs advance to quarter-finals of Digital Change-makers competition

GHANA
150 young Ghanaian entrepreneurs with varied digital solutions to improve the lives of Ghanaians, especially children, have made it to the quarter-finals of the Tigo Digital Change-makers competition.»
Wednesday 28 Jan

VMware reports fourth quarter and full year 2014 results

VMware, the global leader in virtualisation and cloud infrastructure, has announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2014.»
Wednesday 28 Jan

Maroc Telecom completes Moov takeover for 474 million euros

IVORY COAST
Maroc Telecom said this week that it has completed the takeover of all Moov operations in six African countries to the total value of 474 million euros.»
Wednesday 28 Jan

Citrix: SA office workers lose up to 559 hours a year due to lack of flexible work options

SOUTH AFRICA
A Citrix study has found 20% of South African office workers work longer hours than contracted; losing up to 559 hours per year. Flexible working hours and the use of technology could improve the situation, it says.»
Wednesday 21 Jan

Wananchi Telecom prepares for rapid growth across Africa with global network services from Epsilon

Leading East African carrier Wananchi Telecom has partnered with Epsilon to connect African customers to more than 170 countries around the world.»
Tuesday 20 Jan

Setback for BTCL IPO as workers cry broke

BOTSWANA
With the Privatisation of Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited privatisation nearing completion, employees claim they do not have the funds to buy the five percent of shares allocated to them.»
Sunday 18 Jan

Kenyan media firms wage war on GoTV, StarTimes

KENYA
As Kenya enters home stretch in its journey to digital TV broadcasting, three local media firms are waging a war on pay TV companies that are broadcasting their content without consent.»
Saturday 17 Jan

SA tech start-up solves the Google Woza Online problem

SOUTH AFRICA
Do-it-yourself website builder, VIGO, is set to take on small businesses after the shutdown of Google SA’s Woza Online.»
Friday 16 Jan

MainOne commissions N7b data centre

NIGERIA
MainOne has commissioned its premier Tier III Lekki Data Center to address the growing demand for colocation, cloud and disaster recovery services in the sub-region.»
Thursday 15 Jan

Nomanini takes Africa by storm using Google Cloud Platform

SOUTH AFRICA
Nomanini, a Cape Town-based mobile point of sale service that specialises in facilitating cash payments in emerging markets, has successfully scaled into six countries across Africa in just four years, using Google’s Cloud Platform. »
Thursday 15 Jan

Airtel Kenya announces senior management appointments

KENYA
Airtel Kenya has appointed Josee Cremieux and Dick Omondi as the new customer service director and corporate affairs director respectively.  »
Thursday 15 Jan

Westcon Africa team expands

Westcon Southern Africa has appointed Brendan Mac Carron in the capacity of Communications and Security Account Manager for the Rest of Africa.»
Wednesday 14 Jan

BOCRA: last mile fails hotels

BOTSWANA
The Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) says a lack of last mile connectivity is largely to blame for poor Internet services in Botswana hospitality facilities.»
Tuesday 13 Jan

Schneider Electric named Africa Best Employer Brand 2014

Schneider Electric Africa has been awarded the Africa Best Employer Brand Award for 2014/2015 at the annual “Employer Branding Awards (EBA).»
Tuesday 13 Jan

Challenges facing today’s CFO’s in driving profit across the African borders

The mode of doing business in Africa has changed and so has the role of the CFO, says SAP Africa.»
Tuesday 13 Jan

Digital switchover to boost e-commerce

KENYA
Online retailer Jumia believes that digital migration will boost e-commerce uptake in Kenya.»

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UCC launches 2015 ACIA awardsUCC launches 2015 ACIA awards

Uganda has launched the fifth Annual Communications and Innovation Awards, which celebrate and foster ICT innovation and achievement.

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Kenya’s digital TV battle hots up Kenya’s digital TV battle hots up

Kenya’s journey to Digital TV broadcasting took a new turn this week, when the Communication Authority of Kenya (CAK) accused three local media firms of intent to disrupt the process.

COMPANY NEWS

Albany CTG, Microsoft, collaborate on School of Government Program

The University at Albany’s Center for Technology in Government (CTG) has announced its collaboration with Microsoft Corporation to deliver executive level training to government leaders in Africa ...

VMware reports fourth quarter and full year 2014 results

VMware, the global leader in virtualisation and cloud infrastructure, has announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2014.