COMPUTING

August is Science, Technology and Innovation Month

August is Science, Technology and Innovation Month

Botswana’s Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology (MIST), Hon. Nonofo Molefhi will officially launch the Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) month on Tuesday.   Read More

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BITC invites ICT investors  BITC invites ICT investors The Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) is casting its net wide to appeal to players ...
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Microsoft unveils windows 10 in KenyaMicrosoft unveils windows 10 in Kenya The much-awaited Windows 10 operating system by giant technology firm Microsoft was officially unveiled in Nairobi ...
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IoT connected devices to top 38.5bn in 2020IoT connected devices to top 38.5bn in 2020 New data from Juniper Research has revealed that the number of IoT (Internet of Things) connected ...
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Monday 27 Jul

Gender disparity in tech industry worries MainOne

NIGERIA
MainOne’s Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Funke Opeke, has lamented the gender imbalance in the technology space.»
Thursday 23 Jul

Airtel unveils next gen enterprise solution in Ghana

GHANA
Airtel Ghana says it is setting the new standard for Enterprise business solutions with the  launch of its business oriented sub brand, Airtel Business.»
Wednesday 22 Jul

Expert decries lack of e-readiness in Botswana

BOTSWANA
The Director of Strategic and Special Projects at the Botswana International University of Science and Technology, says not enough is being done to ensure that Botswana is e-ready. »
Wednesday 22 Jul

ISON eyes 25,000 jobs, $400m in Nigeria

NIGERIA
ISON Group has projected the creation of 25,000 new jobs and $400 million revenue within space of one or two years in Nigeria.»
Wednesday 22 Jul

Ghana to build largest data centre in West Africa

GHANA
The Ghana government, through the Ministry of Communications, is currently constructing what it believes will be the largest data centre within the West African sub region. »
Tuesday 21 Jul

NEC invests in XON to accelerate regional African growth

SOUTH AFRICA
NEC Europe, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, has invested in XON, the sub-Sahara African ICT group, and the two organisations will have an integrated market approach that will combine their local expertise in the region to provide greater sales coverage in the sub-Sahara African market.»
Tuesday 21 Jul

CA Southern Africa Road Show – next stop Kenya

KENYA
The CA Southern Africa roadshow is set to bring Digital Transformation and the Application Economy to Kenya.»
Monday 20 Jul

Converged infrastructure and services lay the foundation for agility and dynamic IT provisioning

The real value of technology can only be realised if solutions are fully integrated, says T-Systems.»
Friday 17 Jul

Nanotechnology to be translated into Setswana

BOTSWANA
July 31st has been set as the closing date for the Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation nanotechnology challenge. »
Tuesday 14 Jul

Clock strikes twelve on Windows Server 2003 support

As of midnight tonight, Microsoft will no longer offer support for Windows Server 2003.»
Thursday 9 Jul

Cyber City Kgotla hosts Knowledge Transfer Session

BOTSWANA
Botswana Innovation Hub’s ICT Developer Community, Cyber City Kgotla, has hosted its first Knowledge Transfer Session (KTS) in partnership with Oracle. »
Wednesday 8 Jul

Seeing the light: How file analysis tools can unleash the light in ‘dark data’

Almost all organisations have volumes of dark data stored away in dusty vaults and off-site storage facilities, historically unaccounted for, unmanaged, and undervalued, says CommVault.»
Tuesday 7 Jul

Accenture identifies tech trends for CIOs to follow

NIGERIA
Accenture has identified social, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) as the new technology trends in the business environment, urging FMCG industry CIOs to take advantage of these trends.»
Friday 3 Jul

Telecom Namibia implements information display system at Ondangua airport

NAMIBIA
A team of Telecom Namibia engineers and technicians successfully implemented for the Namibia Airports Company (NAC) a Flight Information Display System (FIDS) over the Telecom Namibia network at Ondangua airport recently.»
Thursday 2 Jul

African wireless to benefit from Fortinet’s Meru acquisition

SOUTH AFRICA
Enterprises looking to boost their wireless network security, capacity and control are set to benefit from Fortinet’s pending acquisition of Meru Networks, says the Fortinet Africa team.»
Wednesday 1 Jul

Huawei launches Africa’s first Digital inCloud centre

Huawei has announced the launch of its Digital inCloud Eastern and Southern Africa regional centre.»

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