COMPUTING

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CWG, Vodacom canvass local content in ICT

Smarting from the huge success the Local Content Act has recorded in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry, the Computer Warehouse Group and Vodacom Business Nigeria have canvassed its application to the ICT industry. Read More

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Teachers recognised for best use of ICTs Teachers recognised for best use of ICTs The MTN Foundation and Cameroon’s Ministry of Secondary Education have recognised teachers who make the ...
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Use ICTs to boost entrepreneurship, DRC youth toldUse ICTs to boost entrepreneurship, DRC youth told Young people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been told to use the information ...
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LINKZ ICT challenge getting bigger LINKZ ICT challenge getting bigger The fourth annual Botho University LINKZ ICT challenge this year attracted a sizeable number of students ...
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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.   »
Tuesday 30 Sep

More Congo-Brazzaville women linking up with ICTs

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
More women are moving to learn to use ICTs in DRC, say ‘backyard’ teachers.»
Monday 29 Sep

Has the operating system become a modern day utility?

As we make the shift to the cloud era, computing’s traditional building blocks, including the operating system, are increasingly abstracted away, says Red Hat. »
Monday 29 Sep

Congo Brazzaville’s BantuHub offers ICT relief to locals

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
The BantuHub ICT centre in Brazzaville is a real cure for techentrepreneurs, bloggers, start-ups and other technology-minded people seeking a quick and an effective relief for their ICT headaches.»
Saturday 27 Sep

ICT ‘holds hope for Africa’

NIGERIA
Minister Omobola Johnson says the ICT industry holds hope of a better future for the African continent. »
Thursday 25 Sep

Innovative products and professional services give Schneider Electric and end users the edge

Recognising enterprises' need for a specialist partner, Schneider Electric has developed its professional services based on using technology to improve end users’ efficiencies and communications, while making current and new markets accessible to them in faster, more competitive ways. »
Thursday 25 Sep

Kenya’s ICT Authority partners SAP for youth ICT training

KENYA
The Kenyan ICT Authority has partnered SAP for the second year to train at least 100 young Kenyans with high-end ICT skills to the value of approximately US$6,000 per student.»

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CNN, MultiChoice name top African Journalist 2014

Kenyan journalist Joseph Mathenge has been awarded the top prize at this year’s CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2014 Awards Ceremony.