COMPUTING

WiniGroup, Ivetec train 500 Babcock lecturers on TCCDR

WiniGroup, Ivetec train 500 Babcock lecturers on TCCDR

The 500 lecturers of Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, have undergone a comprehensive training on technology usage on the platform of Total Classroom & Campus Digital Revolution (TCCDR) Project embarked upon by the university, which will see all their lecture rooms wirelessly connected. Read More

08:23
MainOne supports call for in-country data hostingMainOne supports call for in-country data hosting The management of MainOne’s Tier III Data Center, MDX-i is lending its voice to the ...
10:42
Ghana MPs struggle with digitised chamber  Ghana MPs struggle with digitised chamber Ghana’s parliament almost came to a standstill earlier this week, when members of parliament battled ...
08:18
The importance of big data for Africa in 2016The importance of big data for Africa in 2016 Understanding big data, as a concept and an offering, will have a massive impact on the ...
17:14

MORE COMPUTING NEWS

Thursday 21 Jan

Smarter use of digital skills, tech, could boost global economy by $2 Trillion: Accenture

Optimizing the use of digital skills and technologies could generate $2 trillion of additional global economic output by 2020, according to a new study by Accenture.»
Wednesday 20 Jan

Innovation Prize for Africa 2016 comes to Botswana

BOTSWANA
Botswana has won the bid to host the fifth annual Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA). IPA is a landmark programme of the African Innovation Foundation (AIF), whose purpose is to increase the prosperity of Africans by catalyzing the innovation spirit in Africa. »
Thursday 14 Jan

Chinese tech firm Konka opens shop in Nigeria

NIGERIA
Another Chinese technology firm, Konka Telecoms of China, yesterday opened shop in Nigeria with a pledge to deepen competition in the mobile phone market and give customers opportunities to experience the cutting edge technology associated with its products.»
Monday 11 Jan

How to grow indigenous OEMs, by Omatek chief

NIGERIA
The Chief Executive Office, Omatek Ventures, Engr Mrs. Florence Seriki, has told the Minister of Communications Technology, Adebayo Shittu, that one of the ways to enhance the growth of indigenous capacities of local original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) is the implementation of the local content policy in the ICT industry.»
Sunday 10 Jan

Ericsson Data Analytics solution captures rise of the Internet of Things

Ericsson has launched the User & IoT Data Analytics solution that will help operators improve internal efficiency in managing data from subscribers and Internet of Things (IoT) devices while exploring new cross-vertical IoT applications.»
Monday 4 Jan

More network decomposition expected in 2016

Jason Dover, Director of Product Line Management at KEMP Technologies, looks at the changing network and more technology trends to look out for in 2016.»
Sunday 3 Jan

Joe Mucheru new CS in Kenyan ICT Ministry

KENYA
The new Cabinet Secretary, Mr. Joe Mucheru, and his two Principal Secretaries, Victor Kyalo (ICT and Innovation) and Sammy Itemere (Broadcasting and Telecommunications), have taken over the management of the Kenyan Ministry of ICT.»
Friday 1 Jan

Automotive Display Systems to grow to $18.6bn by 2021

Driven by continued innovation in vehicle connectivity and safety technologies, global revenue from automotive display systems will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 11 percent to $18.6 billion by the end of 2021, says IHS. »
Sunday 27 Dec

Rack Centre honoured with Data Centre Impact Award

NIGERIA
Rack Centre, Nigeria’s Premium Data Centre provider, has won the 2015 Data Centre Dynamics Award for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region in the Data Centre Impact Category.»
Thursday 24 Dec

Ghana expects to generate 10,000 jobs with BPO Centre

GHANA
Ten thousand direct and indirect job opportunities will be created for Ghana’s youths and entrepreneurs with the soon to be completed Business Processing Outsourcing Centre (BPC) located near Kwame Nkrumah Interchange in Accra. »
Monday 21 Dec

ITU members agree international standard for Big Data

ITU members have approved the first ITU standard on Big Data. The international standard details the requirements, capabilities and use cases of cloud-based Big Data as well a high-level ‘system context’ view and its relationships with other entities. »
Monday 21 Dec

Ovum: move to digital services biggest telco IT trend to watch in 2016

Personalising the customer experience, improving operational efficiency and moving to new delivery models are some the top IT trends to expect from telcos in 2016, according to global analyst firm Ovum.»
Saturday 19 Dec

MTN bridges divide between enterprises and informal merchants

UGANDA
Multinational Corporations, particularly in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector, as well as informal merchants, will soon benefit from reduced costs, increased security and greater efficiencies around payments. »
Friday 18 Dec

BITRI sets new research targets

BOTSWANA
The Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation (BITRI) is already looking into 2016 with a cocktail of new research projects that will set apart the institution as the leader in innovation in the country. »
Friday 11 Dec

e-Government to enhance Buhari’s anti-graft war

NIGERIA
Nigeria's Minister of Communications Technology, Adebayo Shittu, says embracing e-government will strengthen the anti-graft war of President Muhammadu Buhari.»
Wednesday 9 Dec

10 hot consumer trends for 2016

Ericsson ConsumerLab's report on the 10 hottest consumer trends for 2016 and beyond finds that consumers believe artificial intelligence will soon enable interaction with objects without the need for a smartphone screen.»

PRESS OFFICES

Sage EnterpriseSAP AfricaSage Pastel AccountingTrust PayVMWareSamsung ElectronicsMitsumi DistributionPhoenix DistributionMTN BusinessSchneider ElectricMultichoiceMicrosoft 4AfrikaNetworks Unlimited

FEATURED STORY

Viber Spreads Good Vibes in Africa with the introduction of public chats Viber Spreads Good Vibes in Africa with the introduction of public chats

Viber, one of the leading messaging and calling apps with more than 664 million unique users worldwide, has opened its latest social channel ‘Public Chats’ to partners in Africa and the Middle East. 

IN DEPTH

Poised for greater heights – Roshi Motman, AfricaCom CEO of the Year WinnerPoised for greater heights – Roshi Motman, AfricaCom CEO of the Year Winner

Roshi Motman is not your average CEO. Since taking up the reins as the first female CEO of Tigo Ghana in 2014, she has led the Tigo brand through a remarkable transformation.