COMPUTING

Globecomm, Tanzania Support Foundation take computers to rural school

Globecomm, Tanzania Support Foundation take computers to rural school

Globecomm announced today that it has donated desktop computers to a school in the Tanzanian village of Selela to aid the mission of the Tanzanian Support Foundation to help small communities become more self-sufficient in education, healthcare, hygiene and clean water.   Read More

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Riverbed to be acquired by Thoma Bravo in $3.6bn dealRiverbed to be acquired by Thoma Bravo in $3.6bn deal Riverbed Technology has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by leading private equity investment ...
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The Network is dead. Long live the network!The Network is dead. Long live the network! Your network is vastly bigger than the Internet itself, says Infoblox. 
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Monday 15 Dec

Egyptian revival spurs MEA PC market growth

EGYPT
The PC market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region grew 2.1 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2014, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC), spurred by the revival of the Egyptian market and two significant education deals in Pakistan.  »
Monday 15 Dec

ICT set to shape Africa's economic landscape in 2015

With public cloud in emerging African countries set to grow at a compound annual growth rate of up to 84% over the coming five years, the year 2015 heralds the beginning of a new era for ICT adoption across the continent, says IDC.  »
Monday 15 Dec

Senegal to issue smart ID, voter’s cards

SENEGAL
The government of Senegal is planning to issue new smart ID documents and voter’s cards, a project it said will strengthen the administration and fight identity theft.»
Saturday 13 Dec

West African experts assemble in Côte d’Ivoire to discuss digital transition opportunity

IVORY COAST
Eutelsat Communications (and the ATU (African Telecommunications Union) are combining their knowledge and experience to propose a conference in Abidjan on 15-16 December on the transition to digital broadcasting and telecommunications services across West Africa.»
Friday 12 Dec

Schneider Electric’s off-grid solar and backup power inverter/charger now in southern Africa

Schneider Electric Solar Business, a global leader in solutions for the solar power conversion chain, has released its off-grid solar and backup power inverter/charger, the Conext SW, in the southern African region. »
Wednesday 10 Dec

Phase3 seeks digitally enhanced life for special needs kids

NIGERIA
West Africa’s largest independent fibre optic infrastructure and telecommunications services provider, Phase3 Telecom, has urged stakeholders in the ICT industry to offer children living with disabilities a good quality of life through the deployment of assistive technology.»
Wednesday 10 Dec

Kenya, China partner to grow ICT skills

KENYA
Global technology company Huawei, in partnership with Kenya’s Ministry of Information and Technology, has dispatched to China the first beneficiaries of the “Huawei Seeds for the Future” Internship programme.»
Wednesday 10 Dec

Big trends for 2015

Industry experts share their thoughts on the innovations that will impact business next year.»
Tuesday 9 Dec

Mali Digital Plan 2020 to reorganise economy

MALI
The coordinator of Mali’s proposed ICT development strategy believes digital technologies have the potential to revolutionise people’s lifestyle and working relationships, boost culture and improve education, among others.»
Wednesday 3 Dec

ASUS appoints Andre Goosen as Country Service Manager

SOUTH AFRICA
ASUS, the Taiwanese technology innovation brand, has appointed Andre Goosen to the position of Country Service Manager, a new role created in line with ASUS’ increased focus on after sales service.»
Wednesday 3 Dec

iWayAfrica managed service solution launched in Kenya

KENYA
Pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks (GIN) has announced that its iWayAfrica business has launched a managed infrastructure and services solution in Kenya. »
Wednesday 3 Dec

Dell, Intel study uncovers truth behind technology and the workforce

Dell and Intel have unveiled findings from its second Global Evolving Workforce Study, which identifies, and explores current and future trends pertaining to the workplace and workforce, and the role that technology has played in their evolution. »
Tuesday 2 Dec

Nigeria’s mobile money transactions now N430bn

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s total mobile money transactions have increased to N430 billion three years after mobile money was introduced, says CBN.»
Tuesday 2 Dec

Kenya Ports Authority first to deploy Pamoja’s RUBiQ cloud platform

KENYA
The Kenya Ports Authority is the first institution in East Africa to adopt the RUBiQ Cloud-based governance, risk and compliance platform. »
Monday 1 Dec

Pros and Cons of Shared Data Centre services

MWEB Business unpacks the data centre service models available, and their pros and cons.»
Saturday 29 Nov

Lack of digital skills making graduates unemployable

NIGERIA
The Nigerian Computer Society (NCS) has identified lack of digital skills and digital creativity as factors responsible for the growing army of unemployable university graduates.»

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