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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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Rwanda re-elected member of ITU CouncilRwanda re-elected member of ITU Council Rwanda has been re-elected a member state of the Council of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU ...
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IBM partners with Airtel and Echo Mobile on Ebola containment initiatives in AfricaIBM partners with Airtel and Echo Mobile on Ebola containment initiatives in Africa Airtel, IBM Research Africa and Kenya's Echo Mobile have joined forces to launch several initiatives ...
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ICT put to good use in Botswana electionsICT put to good use in Botswana elections Botswana voters went to the polls today in an election that that been characterised by innovative ...
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Thursday 23 Oct

Managed services born again in Africa

Thanks to the ever-evolving nature of technology and the rapid growth of cloud services in Africa, managed services has in effect been born again, says Gondwana International Networks (GIN) and iWayAfrica.»
Wednesday 22 Oct

Dr. Obote College School innovation wins e-Lab

UGANDA
An innovative automatic poultry feeding technology has enabled Dr. Obote College School to win the 2014 Science and Technology innovations Challenge (STIC).»
Monday 20 Oct

CWG, Vodacom canvass local content in ICT

NIGERIA
Smarting from the success the Local Content Act has recorded in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry, CWG and Vodacom Business Nigeria have canvassed its application to the ICT industry.»
Wednesday 15 Oct

Teachers recognised for best use of ICTs

CAMEROON
The MTN Foundation and Cameroon’s Ministry of Secondary Education have recognised teachers who make the best use of ICTs in education.»
Wednesday 15 Oct

Use ICTs to boost entrepreneurship, DRC youth told

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Young people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been told to use the information and communication technologies (ICTs) in their quest to boost their entrepreneurship initiatives.»
Monday 13 Oct

LINKZ ICT challenge getting bigger

BOTSWANA
The fourth annual Botho University LINKZ ICT challenge this year attracted a sizeable number of students from both the tertiary and secondary school students. »
Monday 13 Oct

Closing the ‘mobile’ gap in your DR strategy

As technology has evolved, vulnerabilities have opened up in many organisations’ DR strategies and infrastructure, particularly with regard to mobility, says Drive Control Corporation.»
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

Adapt to ICTs or die, DRC postal service told

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
On Thursday 9 October 2014, while the world was celebrating World Postal Day, a top official of Société Congolaise de Postes et Télécommunications (SCPT) dropped a bombshell, saying that the country’s postal service needed to adapt to the information and communication technologies (ICTs) if it hoped to survive and stay relevant.»
Thursday 9 Oct

Orange Botswana, Ericsson in managed services agreement

BOTSWANA
Orange Botswana has entered into a multi-year managed services agreement with Ericsson in which Ericsson will manage network operations for Orange Botswana. »
Thursday 9 Oct

Partnership enables immediate delivery of cloud services

On the back of its partnership with cloud distributor Cloud On Demand, local cloud service provider Alto Africa has dramatically increased the speed and delivery of its shrink-wrapped cloud solutions to customers.»
Thursday 9 Oct

Oracle launches capacity-building programme to close IT skills gap in Africa

Oracle Corporation has announced an initiative designed to enrich and increase the skills capacity of IT practitioners in Africa. »
Wednesday 8 Oct

4th Annual CIO100 awards open for application

KENYA
In conjunction with PwC, the CIO 100 awards, now in its fourth year, is now open for applications.»
Friday 3 Oct

SOFGEN activity monitor goes live at Standard Bank Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE
SOFGEN Holdings Limited has announced the successful installation of its flagship Temenos T24 system monitoring software, SOFGEN Activity Monitor (SAM) at Standard Bank in Mozambique. »
Thursday 2 Oct

KPMG: ‘disruptive trio’ to have greater impact

3-D printing, Internet of Things and biotech/healthcare IT are gaining momentum as top disruptive technologies, says KPMG.  »
Tuesday 30 Sep

ITU to build united front against technology fakers

ITU will host high-level talks in a bid to improve global coordination in the application of information and communication technologies (ICT) as part of strategies to combat counterfeit and substandard ICT devices.   »

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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.