COMPUTING

Pamoja’s cloud service ecosystem taking shape in Africa

Pamoja’s cloud service ecosystem taking shape in Africa

Pamoja, a leading cloud services and content aggregation business entity in the SEACOM stable, has entrenched the value of its service in East Africa and officially made this high-growth region its base.  Read More

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Botswana Ministry in 5th ICT conferenceBotswana Ministry in 5th ICT conference Botswana’s Ministry of Transport and Communications will hold the 5th Annual ICT Pitso (conference) on ...
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Nucleus Software eyes African banking industry  Nucleus Software eyes African banking industry Indian banking and financial services software powerhouse, Nucleus Software Exports, has rolled out a new credit ...
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Nigeria launches MasterCard-branded National eID cardsNigeria launches MasterCard-branded National eID cards The Nigerian Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has begun the issuance of 13 million MasterCard-branded National eID ...
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Friday 29 Aug

Seagate ships world's first 8TB hard drives

Seagate Technology has announced it is shipping the world’s first 8TB hard disk drive. »
Wednesday 27 Aug

Myth-busting the cloud for SMEs

There are still a few myths that prevail about the risks and benefits of cloud computing, says Ivan Epstein, co-founder of Softline and CEO of Sage AAMEA.»
Wednesday 27 Aug

Ricoh SA begins rollout of new services-led strategy, Africa expansion

Jacques van Wyk has been appointed Ricoh SA’s new COO to drive the expanded strategy that will enable the business to become a services-led organisation and see its expansion into the rest of Africa.»
Tuesday 26 Aug

Sage CRM is Umsinsi Health Care’s engine for growth

Umsinsi Health Care, a distributor of medical products, has enhanced customer service and streamlined its business processes by implementing Sage CRM as its customer relationship management platform. »
Tuesday 26 Aug

Samsung showcases biometric scanner-enabled Galaxy Tab S

NIGERIA
Samsung Electronics has announced the availability of its new flagship tablet, the Galaxy Tab S, in Nigeria. »
Tuesday 26 Aug

Africa risks ‘new digital divide’

According to the WEF Global Information Technology Report 2014, a more solid ICT infrastructure and improving the framework conditions for innovation and entrepreneurship will be crucial to avoid the emergence of a new digital divide in Africa.»
Monday 25 Aug

VMware delivers new innovations for the open, agile, secure software-defined data centre

Industry’s most complete software-defined data centre portfolio helps customers slash CAPEX by nearly 50 percent and improve IT productivity by 100 percent or more.»
Monday 25 Aug

DRC TV turns to StarTimes to go digital

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
A number of TV stations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are turning to pay TV company StarTimes to help them digitise their content, as the country’s DTT process seems to be limping off.»
Monday 25 Aug

Gartner: CIOs must embrace digital ethics

The need for CIOs to consider digital ethics has become paramount as the pace of technology change accelerates, says Gartner.»
Sunday 24 Aug

Multimillion Kwacha traffic project questioned

MALAWI
Players in the transport system have questioned the  decision to settle for MOVESA and Fischer Consortium as the eligible bidder to upgrade Maltis.»
Thursday 21 Aug

Congo Brazzaville, Cameroon customs go hi-tech

CAMEROON
Congo-Brazzaville and Cameroon have agreed to seek the help of ICTs to computerise their customs services.»
Tuesday 19 Aug

Security professionals slam govt, banks over security

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s Information Technology System and Security Professional (ITSSP) body says lenders are putting the cart before the horse by not first considering the security of applications before deploying them.»
Monday 18 Aug

Zoom Wireless takes cheaper high speed internet to northern Uganda

UGANDA
Internet users in Gulu are enjoying lower internet costs after Zoom Wireless, a part of SINFA Uganda LTD, began offering a range of corporate and small business and residential grade fixed wireless services in the region.»
Monday 18 Aug

NITDA seeks creation of state-level SITDAs

NIGERIA
Nigeria's National Information Technology Development Agency has called for the creation of its equivalent at state level.»
Wednesday 13 Aug

Osun partners Chams on biometric identification, smart ID card

NIGERIA
Determined to use technology to improve planning, allocation of resources and service delivery in its education sector, Osun State government has unveiled what it said is first-of-its-kind smart identity card with biometric features was launched for all public school students in the state.»
Monday 11 Aug

Malawi Veep warns against losing humanity to ICT

Malawi’s Vice President has warned that as ICTs shape societies, they must never lose sight of the human touch.»

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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.