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Brocade appoints new Senior Director of Technology, EMEA

Brocade appoints new Senior Director of Technology, EMEA

Industry veteran Brian Levy will lead regional growth and operational excellence, further strengthening the Brocade leadership team. Read More

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Electricity in Africa: is payment the problem?Electricity in Africa: is payment the problem? While prepaid meters go halfway to solving the problem, making payment points widely available for people ...
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Overcoming the challenges of location independent computingOvercoming the challenges of location independent computing Achieving true location-independent computing requires an application performance platform that maintains visibility no matter where or ...
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Nkosi Kumalo (centre) and Vodacom officialsVodacom: cloud computing is IT industry game changer Vodacom Business Nigeria says cloud computing will address all issues relating to reduction in cost of ...
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Thursday 18 Sep

Gartner: dramatic change for data centre market

Four disruptive factors will force dramatic changes in the data centre (DC) market by year-end 2016, according to Gartner. »
Wednesday 17 Sep

Metacom enables SA’s leading independent ATM network

Since 2005 Spark ATM has grown to be South Africa’s leading independent ATM network, with over 2,500 cash machines in some of the country’s most remote areas - all built on the basis of a uniquely lean, low-cost business model that has enabled it to put ATMs where nobody else can.   »
Tuesday 16 Sep

1bn minutes through Nigerian interconnect exchange carriers

NIGERIA
World Telecom Labs (WTL) today announced that more than 1 billion minutes have passed through its specialist 2nd generation VoIP switches deployed by five of Nigeria’s interconnect exchange carriers.»
Tuesday 16 Sep

Delighted subscribers welcome StarTimes DRC back on air

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Messages of congratulations continue to pour in on social networks as Democratic Republic of Congo pay TV operator StarTimes goes back on air. »
Tuesday 16 Sep

Why CWG is re-strategising

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s Computer Warehouse Group (CWG Plc) is re-strategising to take the company in a different direction.»
Monday 15 Sep

ICT-enabled census to make a difference in DRC

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
DRC’s first census in 30 years will be supported by ICTs to ensure a fast and faultless process.»
Monday 15 Sep

Botswana to play part in SKA project

BOTSWANA
Botswana has confirmed its participation in the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Radio Astronomy project. »
Friday 12 Sep

Hybrid cloud: the future of enterprise IT

Major enterprises around the world are moving to a hybrid cloud model to benefit from cloud functionality while still maintaining control of key applications and data, says IBM.»
Thursday 11 Sep

SA, Kenya cloud revenues to more than double by 2018

KENYA
The combined revenues of the cloud computing markets in South Africa and Kenya will more than double to US$288 million in 2018 from US$114.6 million in 2013, says a new report.»
Wednesday 10 Sep

Microsoft sponsors DEMO Africa

NIGERIA
Microsoft Corporation has taken up platinum sponsorship for this year’s edition of DEMO Africa, to be held later in the month, in Lagos, Nigeria. »
Wednesday 10 Sep

Samsung opens three retail outlets in Abuja

NIGERIA
Samsung Electronics West Africa, in partnership with accredited local partners, has stepped up its nationwide market expansion drive in Nigeria with the opening of three more direct-to-consumer stores in Abuja.»
Tuesday 9 Sep

Microsoft urges SON to act on fake imports

NIGERIA
Microsoft has expressed dissatisfaction over the influx of fake and substandard mobiles into Nigeria.»
Tuesday 9 Sep

AccessKenya bullish on regional cloud market

KENYA
AccessKenya Group has announced a new market push for Cloud Services in East Africa.»
Monday 8 Sep

Bank customers kick against ATM charges

NIGERIA
Bank customers have faulted the re-introduction of charges on users ATMs in Nigeria, arguing that it is a reflection of the ‘policy somersault’ that has been the hallmark of successive adminstrations in the country.»
Monday 8 Sep

NIG President speaks his mind

NIGERIA
Bayo Banjo, CEO, Disc Communications and President, Nigeria Internet Group (NIG) says the proposed licensing of infrastructure companies by the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) will breed corruption and entrench monopolistic practices. Kokumo Goodie reports.»
Sunday 7 Sep

Samsung brings its vision for the ‘Home of the Future’ to IFA 2014

Samsung CEO Boo-Keun Yoon says the consumer electronics industry needs to agree on open industry standards so that the future home can adapt to the unique needs of people.»

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MFarmer SMS redefines market access for Ugandan farmersMFarmer SMS redefines market access for Ugandan farmers

Ugandan smallholder farmers are benefitting from an ambitious innovative ICT mobile phone initiative that offers weather reports and up-to-date market information about changes in prices for agricultural commodities, thus granting them lucrative returns from their farming ventures. 

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NIG President speaks his mindNIG President speaks his mind

Bayo Banjo, CEO, Disc Communications and President, Nigeria Internet Group (NIG) says the proposed licensing of infrastructure companies by the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) will breed corruption and entrench monopolistic practices. Kokumo Goodie reports.