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Alcatel-Lucent’s rapid growth in Africa

Alcatel-Lucent’s rapid growth in Africa

Alcatel-Lucent is growing faster in Africa than on a global level, says VP for Africa Daniel Jaeger. Read More

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SAP accelerates shift to the Cloud with 41% revenue growth in third quarter SAP accelerates shift to the Cloud with 41% revenue growth in third quarter SAP has once again raised its revenue outlook, reporting broad market adoption of SAP HANA and ...
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BSE mulls online tradingBSE mulls online trading The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has kept its innovation promise by experimenting with an internet based ...
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Tuesday 28 Oct

Econet: diversification pays off

ZIMBABWE
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe says its strategy to steer the business towards value added services is beginning to bear fruit, as its overlay services showed strong growth in the half year to August 2014. »
Monday 27 Oct

MoboFree marketplace opens shop in Nigeria

NIGERIA
MoboFree.com, a social market place across Africa,is set to launch its local presence in Lagos, Nigeria as users number grow tremendously.»
Monday 27 Oct

UBA appoints local head for Kenyan operations

The UBA Kenya Bank Board has announced the appointment of Mr Isaac Mwige as the Bank’s new Chief Executive Officer. »
Monday 27 Oct

Tablets improving workplace productivity

Dell today announced the results of its 2014 International Tablet survey of IT Decision Makers (ITDMs) indicating that current implementations of tablets in the workplace are good for business.»
Friday 24 Oct

SAPIS launches virtual event platform to empower real estate professionals

SAPIS, the Sub-Saharan Africa Property Investment Summit, has launched a platform for virtual events to enable Africa’s real estate sector to communicate and participate with ease. »
Wednesday 22 Oct

VMware reports third quarter 2014 results

VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced Year-over-Year Revenue Growth of 18% to $1.52 Billion in its financial results for the third quarter of 2014.»
Wednesday 22 Oct

CA Technologies study reveals application divide

A global study commissioned by CA Technologies reveals that that “Leaders” who are investing in new innovation and development capabilities are growing revenue at more than twice the rate of “Laggards,” creating an Application Divide in the marketplace.»
Tuesday 21 Oct

RubiBlu eyes African growth

SOUTH AFRICA
SA-based software firm RubiBlu plans to expand in Africa on the back of significant growth.»
Saturday 18 Oct

Agents jostle to join Glo Xchange

NIGERIA
The number of mobile money agents around the country has continued to swell as the Glo Xchange train moved to in Imo, Benue, Niger, Plateau and Kogi over the weekend.»
Friday 17 Oct

MTN Business partners Ghana SME 100 Ranking

GHANA
MTN Business has been announced as the headline sponsor of the first annual Ghana SME 100 ranking, an initiative put in place to identify and honour the country's top 100 local Small Medium Enterprises. »
Friday 17 Oct

Banks deny charging customers for BVN

NIGERIA
Money deposit banks (MDBs) have denied allegation that they were milking their customers through ongoing Bank Verification Number (BVN) project of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).»
Wednesday 15 Oct

Growing African focus on data security

MAURITIUS
Beachhead Solutions’ new SA and Mauritius country manager explains the challenges and solutions around securing customer data and compliance with new personal information legislation.»
Sunday 12 Oct

Congo’s financial sector ‘falling in love’ with ICTs

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
The financial sector in Congo-Brazzaville seems to be falling in love thick and fast with ICTs.»
Friday 10 Oct

Viettel Mozambique named fastest-growing MEA company

MOZAMBIQUE
Movitel, a subsidiary of Viettel Group in Mozambique, has been named Gold Winner of “Fastest Growing of the Year in Middle-East and Africa” Award.»
Friday 10 Oct

Schneider Electric to acquire InStep Software

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, has entered into an agreement to acquire InStep Software, a leading provider of real-time performance management and predictive asset analytics software and solutions. »
Wednesday 8 Oct

AfricaOnline managed service solution launched in Ghana

GHANA
Pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks (GIN) has announced that its AfricaOnline business has launched a managed infrastructure and services solution in Ghana. »

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Schneider Electric off-grid, on-profit solutions to create social change in African rural communitie

Schneider Electric South Africa has set itself a target to create access to energy for 20,000 Africans by the end of this year. 

SAP accelerates shift to the Cloud with 41% revenue growth in third quarter

SAP has once again raised its revenue outlook, reporting broad market adoption of SAP HANA and its ‘Run Simple’ strategy validated.