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Huawei in school tablet donation

Huawei in school tablet donation

Huawei has donated 30 tablets to Moshupa Senior Secondary School in Botswana. Read More

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Microsoft, Johannesburg to train a million on digital literacyMicrosoft, Johannesburg to train a million on digital literacy Johannesburg, South Africa, has become the first African city to close a workforce development deal of ...
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NITDA’s Taraba Smart City project receives global recognitionNITDA’s Taraba Smart City project receives global recognition The Jalingo City’s Smart IDP Tracking and Monitoring project, designed and implemented under the NITDA ...
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Networks Unlimited continues to give backNetworks Unlimited continues to give back Commemorating Nelson Mandela Day, Networks Unlimited, a value-added distributor, donated blankets to the South African Family ...
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Thursday 21 Jul

Business incubator to boost 200 Zimbabwean entrepreneurs

ZIMBABWE
200 would-be Zimbabwean entrepreneurs are set to benefit from business training and support, thanks to a business development programme to be launched by business incubation specialist KBA Africa.  »
Tuesday 19 Jul

MTN Business partners with the National Gazelles to boost SMEs market

SOUTH AFRICA
MTN Business today announced a new drive to help support the growth of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and contribute to creating sustainable entities. »
Tuesday 19 Jul

Trisat showcases online platform for schools management

NIGERIA
Software development company Trisat Communications Limited has launched an online platform, nortify.com.ng, to provide digital tools to simplify school management.»
Monday 18 Jul

Nigeria's ComTech minister restates need for ICT University

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has restated the need for the establishment of an ICT University in Nigeria, the first of its kind in Africa.»
Wednesday 13 Jul

Bocodol Strategy 2020 to advance technology uptake

BOTSWANA
The new 2016 to 2020 Botswana College of Distance and open Learning Strategic Plan is a testament of the institution’s move towards an embedded e-learning regime. »
Tuesday 12 Jul

Apollo Hospitals and Airtel bring expert healthcare to Africa

KENYA
Apollo Hospitals, the largest healthcare group from India, and Airtel Africa, a leading telecom operator with operations in 16 countries in Africa, signed an MoU to enhance healthcare cooperation across Africa. »
Friday 8 Jul

Equity of trust essential for improving productivity – Tigo Barcamp 2016

GHANA
Ghana’s digital lifestyle brand, Tigo, has urged young entrepreneurs and graduates to establish trust in their profession in order to boost productivity. »
Thursday 7 Jul

These Hands champion grassroots innovation

BOTSWANA
Botswana Innovation Hub continues to nurture grassroots innovations and advance the ‘Made in Africa’ theme of the recent Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2016 that heralds a message of enterprise and prosperity for African innovators. »
Friday 1 Jul

Entrepreneurship programme targets 5,000 students

KENYA
Enactus Kenya, an organization that promotes entrepreneurship among youth, aims to empower 5,000 students in Kenya with business leadership skills.  »
Wednesday 29 Jun

Tigo, JI and GES equip teachers on child online protection initiative

Tigo, in partnership with J Initiative (JI), a youth focused non-governmental organisation in Ghana, have committed to protecting children online through policy advocacy, awareness creation, public education and community engagement initiatives.»
Monday 27 Jun

Police MfB, Intel, Airtel partner on computers for SMEs

NIGERIA
The Nigerian Police Force Microfinance Bank (NPF MfB) has entered into a strategic partnership with Airtel and Intel to provide affordable and accessible technological devices for the Nigerian police force and SMEs in Nigeria.»
Wednesday 22 Jun

Ericsson Networked Society City Index 2016 measures ICT maturity in Johannesburg and Lagos

Although starting at a low level, Johannesburg and Lagos are progressing in all ICT dimensions of the Ericsson Networked Society City Index.  »
Tuesday 21 Jun

MTN Ghana Foundation promotes young technology entrepreneurs

GHANA
MTN Ghana Foundation, in partnership with Ghana Multimedia Incubation Center (GMIC), has launched an ICT Business Incubation project aimed at supporting business incubation projects for fresh graduates in the ICT sector. »
Friday 17 Jun

Huawei initiates e-learning in Ugandan schools

UGANDA
In a bid to deepen ICT adoption among Ugandans, Huawei Uganda has provided internet connected computers to schools in western Uganda.»
Wednesday 8 Jun

Etisalat: Manpower development vital to sustaining telecoms revolution gains

NIGERIA
Etisalat says continuous development of indigenous skilled manpower is central to the sustainable growth of the telecoms industry.»
Monday 6 Jun

Networks Unlimited provides learnerships to 100 ICT students

SOUTH AFRICA
One hundred technical students are set to graduate from an immersive, 12-month learnership programme within Networks Unlimited, with the skills, experience and certifications needed to kick-start their careers.  »

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The Tech Revolution: Sage Sets out the Vision for African Businesses

Sage, a market leader in cloud accounting software used its global Sage Summit 2016, held this week in Chicago, to outline its strong commitment to future technologies, ...