COMPUTING

Africa needs more technical, engineering hands-on skills

Africa needs more technical, engineering hands-on skills

Most technical and engineering graduates do not fit standards required by the job market, says Samsung Electronics East Africa, which has opened academies across Africa to fill the gap. Read More

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3D printer by Cubify3D Printers for home use to exceed 1m unit sales by 2018 New findings from leading hi-tech analysts, Juniper Research, reveal that sales of consumer 3D printers will ...
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Second class to graduate from Samsung Academy KenyaSecond class to graduate from Samsung Academy Kenya Samsung Electronics East Africa (SEEA) will this week release 98 more graduates from its academy in ...
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Custom built venue to wow Saphila 2014 delegatesCustom built venue to wow Saphila 2014 delegates Saphila 2014 will be taking the term “innovation” to new levels across all aspects of the ...
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Tuesday 22 Apr

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Sunday 20 Apr

Smart home connected appliances to exceed 10 million installed by 2017

A new report from Juniper Research forecasts that the installed base of connected appliances in Smart Homes will beat the 10 million mark by 2017, rising from 4 million in 2013.»
Thursday 17 Apr

Acer steps up southern African education agenda

SOUTH AFRICA
Acer for Education is stepping up its activity in southern Africa, with new education devices being launched, a growing content partnership programme, and plans to extend its partner network into more southern African countries.»
Thursday 17 Apr

Kenyan shift to Green Economy would generate USD 45bn by 2030

KENYA
Kenya’s transition to a green economy could produce major economic benefits  equivalent to an estimated USD 45 billion by 2030, a new  study shows.»
Wednesday 16 Apr

Kenswitch unveils system for instant cash transfers

KENYA
Kenswitch Ltd has launched a system that will allow users to transfer cash between banks registered on its shared network on a real-time basis.»
Wednesday 16 Apr

E-waste threatens Ghana’s beaches

GHANA
Many beaches in Ghana, already stressed by pollution and poor maintenance, are now facing a new threat: e-waste.»
Tuesday 15 Apr

Kenya to digitally register all citizens afresh

KENYA
Kenya plans to digitally register all citizens as part of national planning and the war against terrorism.»
Tuesday 15 Apr

Dimension Data enters Ghana’s IT market

GHANA
Dimension Data, a South Africa-based ICT solutions and services provider, has announced its entry into the Ghanaian ICT market.»
Monday 14 Apr

African education successes in focus at eLearning Africa conference

The eLearning Africa International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training gets underway from 28 – 30 May at Speke Resort and Conference Centre, Munyonyo, Kampala, Uganda.»
Friday 11 Apr

Worldwide PC shipments decline

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Thursday 10 Apr

Cloud gains traction in Kenya

KENYA
Kenyan enterprises are increasingly seeing the implementation of cloud or expansion of existing cloud infrastructure as a key priority, says IDC.»
Wednesday 9 Apr

MultiChoice expands DTTV distribution in Sub-Saharan Africa on Intelsat 904

Intelsat S.A. has announced that African direct-to-home operator, MultiChoice, is leveraging Intelsat capacity to expand the reach of its digital terrestrial television (DTT) offering in Sub-Saharan Africa. »
Wednesday 9 Apr

VMware Unleashes Horizon 6

VMWare has released a comprehensive and cost effective solution to deliver and manage enterprise applications and desktops for physical, virtual and employee-owned devices.»
Wednesday 9 Apr

High calibre keynotes to take to the stage for Saphila 2014

Saphila 2014, set for South Africa in June, will feature high caliber keynote speakers including highly sought-after international keynote speaker, Frans Johansson, CEO of The Medici Group. »
Tuesday 8 Apr

SEACOM partners with Akamai Technologies

SEACOM has announced a new partnership with cloud service provider Akamai Technologies, and is deploying Akamai content clusters and caching nodes on its Pan-African IP network footprint.»
Monday 7 Apr

Huawei hosts Broader Way Forum 2014 in Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE
Huawei has hosted its inaugural ICT Forum in Zimbabwe, aiming to help revolutionise the way the country responds to technological advancements.»

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Kenyan shift to Green Economy would generate USD 45bn by 2030 Kenyan shift to Green Economy would generate USD 45bn by 2030

Kenya’s transition to a green economy could produce major economic benefits  equivalent to an estimated USD 45 billion by 2030, a new  study shows.

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Many beaches in Ghana, already stressed by pollution and poor maintenance, are now facing a new threat: e-waste.

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MTN makes it onto World Champions list

MTN Group has been named as the only South African company on the World Champions list. 

VMware Reports First Quarter 2014 Results

VMWare has announced Year-over-Year revenue growth of 14% to $1.36 Billion in its Q114 results.