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IBM Research Lab opens in South Africa

IBM Research Lab opens in South Africa

IBM Research has opened its second research location on the African continent and announced several new project collaborations in the areas of data driven healthcare, digital urban ecosystems and astronomy. Read More

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Building the foundations of an Industry 4.0 ready networkBuilding the foundations of an Industry 4.0 ready network We are now in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution, known as Industry 4.0 ...
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Regional Technology Commercialisation Centre status beckons for BIH Regional Technology Commercialisation Centre status beckons for BIH Botswana Innovation Hub Chief Executive Officer Alan Boshwaen has signed an MoU which will see BIH ...
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Bola Olayinka, Ademide Malumi and Dare Ojo-BelloLack of technology bane of Nigeria’s SMEs, says Matt O’Bell chief Aside financial constraints, the non-application of technology has been identified as one of the constraints of ...
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Tuesday 23 Aug

Financial services sees AI as both opportunity and threat

Banking is already a key area where technology is having an impact throughout Africa, and a new survey assesses the impact artificial intelligence will have on this sector.»
Tuesday 23 Aug

EFInA lifts Nigeria mobile banking with $1.5m

NIGERIA
Enhancing Financial Innovation & Access (EFInA) boosted the mobile money sector by splashing $1.5 million or about N421.5 million from its Innovation Grant on Diamond Bank’s Diamond Y’ello Account (DYA), a mobile banking platform which was built on MTN Xaas platform. »
Friday 19 Aug

New RSA Via solution innovations strengthen identity assurance and governance

RSA, The Security Division of EMC, has announced new, innovative identity assurance and identity governance capabilities in RSA Via.»
Friday 19 Aug

ProLabs is closing the OEM technical gap

ProLabs, one of the global market leaders for network and connectivity products since 2004, is working in partnership with distributor, Networks Unlimited, to drive its core mission to provide customers with a choice: freedom from proprietary connectivity and the highest level of quality, reliability and responsiveness. »
Tuesday 16 Aug

Gartner's 2016 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies Identifies three key trends

Gartner's Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies 2016 reveals three distinct technology trends that are poised to be of the highest priority for organisations facing rapidly accelerating digital business innovation.»
Monday 15 Aug

U.S. senator: Internet connectivity vital to drive modern economy

NIGERIA
Senator Edward J. Markey, a ranking U.S. Democratic Party member on Africa and Global Health Policy Subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has told prominent technology leaders in Lagos that internet connectivity and successful economic development are inextricably linked.»
Friday 12 Aug

Jumia to provide e-commerce training to over 3,000 women in Kenya

KENYA
Over 3,000 women from Kenya will be given an opportunity to undergo E-commerce training, facilitated by Jumia in collaboration with SheCares International.»
Friday 12 Aug

Gartner: wearables a $61.7 billion revenue opportunity by 2020

Gartner has published a Q and A looking at the top 10 wearable technologies for 2017 and 2018. »
Thursday 11 Aug

Non-voice technologies save contact centres time, money

Non-voice technologies can help contact centres increase efficiencies and reduce costs, says Interactive Intelligence.»
Wednesday 10 Aug

Gartner's 2016 Hype Cycle for ICT in Africa: IoT to have most beneficial impact

The Internet of Things (IoT) will reach mainstream adoption in the next two to five years in Africa and is expected to have the most transformational impact on local businesses in the same period, according to Gartner, Inc.’s 2016 Hype Cycle for ICT in Africa.»
Wednesday 10 Aug

Access Bank upgrades digital solution, PayWithCapture

NIGERIA
Determined to make its digital banking application fast, convenient and hassle-free, Access Bank Plc has refreshed the revolutionary lifestyle solution, PayWithCapture.»
Friday 5 Aug

Bursting through networking doors into the 100G era

Targeting customers building next generation public and private clouds, Mellanox Technologies’ high-speed Ethernet switches are now supported by Cumulus Linux 3.0, the latest release of the leading Linux Network Operating System. »
Friday 5 Aug

Letshego sponsors national ICT Fair for 3rd consecutive year

BOTSWANA
Letshego Financial Services Botswana has, for the third consecutive year, sponsored the ICT Fair, a national platform which brings together ICT teachers and other key stakeholders from schools across the country.»
Thursday 4 Aug

ATM usage in Nigeria exceeds UK, Ghana

NIGERIA
The percentage of users of automated teller machine (ATM) in Nigeria far exceeded that of the United Kingdom (U.K) and Ghana, a technology firm, Computer Warehouse Group (CWG) has said.»
Tuesday 2 Aug

Access and Use of ICT stats released

BOTSWANA
Statistics Botswana has released the first results of the 2014 Information and Communication Technology Household Survey.»
Monday 1 Aug

New report reveals hyperconverged infrastructure adoption is rapidly accelerating

SimpliVity, a leader in hyperconverged infrastructure that’s revolutionising enterprise IT, today announced the results of the “2016 State of hyperconverged Infrastructure Market Report” from ActualTech Media. »

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Tigo explores options to give customers a greater choice for 4G services in Ghana

Following her recent visit to Ghana, Cynthia Gordon, the CEO of Millicom Africa, has emphasized the remarkable growth opportunities in data and Tigo’s commitment to giving customers ...