COMPUTING

Telecom Namibia implements information display system at Ondangua airport

Telecom Namibia implements information display system at Ondangua airport

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. Read More

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Tuesday 30 Jun

Cisco Systems joins GITS in Ghana to improve customer experience

GHANA
Cisco Systems has joined Global Information Technology Solutions (GITS) an elite technology partner of Cisco Systems in Ghana, to engage key stakeholders in the Ghanaian IT industry.»
Saturday 27 Jun

Lagos says HP’s Technology Tour will boost ICT development

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, Mrs. Nike Animashaun, has said technology forums such the HP Technology Tour will help fast-track the growth of ICT industry and the economy, stressing that it provides stakeholders opportunity to brainstorm.»
Friday 19 Jun

Botswana’s Tendekayi Katsiga makes 2015 Tech-I finalists

BOTSWANA
US President Barak Obama is expected to be a guest of honour at the2015 GIST Tech-I finalists event to be held in Nairobi, Kenya. Botswana is being represented in the competition by Tendekayi Katsiga who managed to make it into the elite top 30 list. »
Tuesday 16 Jun

As curtain falls on MDGs, what next?

KENYA
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Sunday 14 Jun

Rwanda Open Data Policy in the offing

RWANDA
Open Data has got enormous potential to spur innovation and creativity, delegates heard at the Rwanda Open Data Policy Consultative Workshop.»
Friday 12 Jun

School calls for solar power for computer lab

NIGERIA
The Principal of the Girls Senior High School at Agege, Lagos, has appealed to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to explore the provision of alternative source of energy, especially solar, to power the computer laboratory the regulator just donated to the school.»
Tuesday 9 Jun

Global ICT policy community meets in Gabon

GABON
Some 400 senior international policy makers from the world’s ICT regulatory authorities and leading tech companies are meeting in Gabon this week to discuss the best strategies for promoting digital inclusion and harnessing the enormous growth potential of emerging economies and developing markets.»
Monday 8 Jun

Report analyses link between revenue and digital leadership

CIOs and IT leaders who foster a culture of digital learning and shared accountability generate greater business outcomes, a Harvard Business Review Analytic Services survey sponsored by Red Hat shows.»
Friday 5 Jun

Huawei to train 1,000 African students over five years

Huawei has announced that over the next five years, 1,000 students across Africa will join its technical training program, Seeds for the Future. »
Thursday 4 Jun

Worldwide sales of cellular-embedded devices to pass 112m units this year

More than 112 million non-smartphone connected devices will be sold worldwide in 2015, as demand for ubiquitous internet access for mobile, social and information drives greater adoption, says Gartner.»
Tuesday 2 Jun

SAP launches Africa Code Week

SAP Africa has launched a youth skills development programme targeted at 20 000 children in eleven African countries.»
Thursday 28 May

Fibre solutions will enhance connectivity, says WaveTek

NIGERIA
The Managing Director, WaveTek Nigeria Limited, Mr Ken Spann has said the fibre solutions of the firm will enhance connectivity which will improve the quality of service in the country.»
Wednesday 27 May

Egyptian tech firms expand African footprint with potential deals worth $7m

EGYPT
Egypt’s Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) helped setting out a number of partnership protocols and concluding business agreements between Egyptian companies and 17 leading African telecom companies, financial institutions and ICT enterprises, in 6 different African countries.»
Thursday 21 May

Benin collection drive nets over 20 tons of e-waste

BENIN
An e-waste collection drive coordinated by MTN and Ericsson in Benin has collected over 20 tons of e-waste.»
Wednesday 20 May

ASUS steps up Southern African service

ASUS has appointed Ensure Services as its authorised service partner, building on the company’s strategy to enhance after-sales service levels in Southern Africa. »
Monday 18 May

Huawei: data centre investment will boost Nigerian connectivity

NIGERIA
An increase in data centre investment would enhance connectivity in Nigeria and other developing countries, Huawei Technologies Company Limited has said.»

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