Twenty SMMEs graduate from MTN SA Foundation Accelerated Business Development Programme

Twenty SMMEs graduate from MTN SA Foundation Accelerated Business Development Programme

This year twenty students are graduating from the MTN SA Foundation sponsored Accelerated Development Programme (ABDP). Read More

Caterpillar launches free e-learning website for future technicians in AfricaCaterpillar launches free e-learning website for future technicians in Africa Caterpillar has launched the pilot phase of an e-learning website for people who have the ambition ...
E-agriculture: How ICT is taking farming into the futureE-agriculture: How ICT is taking farming into the future ICTs have the potential to support agricultural development in poor countries by functioning as innovative solutions ...
KitsoWorks holds stakeholder engagement session    KitsoWorks holds stakeholder engagement session The implementing partners of Botswana's KitsoWorks initiative are working on scaling up the youth empowerment ...


Sunday 22 Nov

Mobile Compact Lab presented to Botswana

The Global Pharma Health Fund, a charitable initiative funded by Merck, a leading science and technology company, has donated a mobile compact laboratory to the Health Ministry in the capital city of Gaborone to help detect counterfeit medicines.»
Saturday 21 Nov

British Airways, Safaricom launch SME initiative

British Airways and Safaricom have partnered to launch an initiative that will provide international exposure for five business owners in Kenya's Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector. »
Friday 20 Nov

New i2i initiative to draw customer data for better financial services

The Mastercard Foundation has launched a $9.6 million Initiative with Finmark Trust and Cenfri to provide better aggregated data to help financial service providers respond more appropriately to banking needs of poor clients.»
Tuesday 17 Nov

Huawei sponsors students for China study trip

Huawei Technologies Botswana recently teamed up with Botswana's Ministry of Education and Skills Development to award a sponsorship for ten ICT students to study Huawei corporate culture and other see the latest ICTs in China.»
Tuesday 17 Nov

Second ‘ICTs into learning’ course concluded

The Botswana College of Distance and Open Learning (BOCODOL) has just concluded its second workshop on Integrating ICTs into teaching and learning at its head office in Gaborone. »
Saturday 14 Nov

Airtel Kenya, First Lady launch mobile clinic in Embu county

Airtel Kenta CEO Adil El Youssefi yesterday joined Her Excellency the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta for the official handover ceremony of the Airtel funded 34th “Beyond Zero” mobile clinic to Embu County.»
Thursday 12 Nov

Schneider Electric launches 2016 graduate programme

Schneider Electric South Africa has launched a graduate programme for those students who want to become world-class engineers in the field of energy management.»
Wednesday 11 Nov

Airtel Ghana wins CSR excellence award

Airtel Ghana has been named Best CSR Company for Education at the 5th Ghana CSR Excellence Awards.»
Friday 6 Nov

Ericsson, Worldwide E-Learning Campus invest in ICT skills development in Rwanda

Worldwide E-Learning Campus (WEC) in Rwanda has launched a partnership with Ericsson to develop professional ICT competencies within the country. »
Thursday 5 Nov

Motswana in contention for Orange African Social Venture Prize 2015

Botswana’s Thabiso Mashaba’s ‘These Hands Social Enterprise’ Project has been shortlisted in the top 11 of  Orange African Social Venture Prize 2015 projects. »
Wednesday 4 Nov

COMESA, Microsoft collaborate to promote access, skills and innovation in 19 African countries

COMESA, through the COMESA Business Council (CBC) and Microsoft, have taken a step toward strengthening their working alliance by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which sets out how they will collaborate in the areas of access to technology, development of relevant skills and the fostering of innovation in COMESA’s 19 member States. »
Monday 2 Nov

Gilat Satcom offers free broadband to NGOs in Africa

Gilat Satcom has announced that it will provide non-governmental organizations (NGOs) operating in Africa with free broadband connectivity over its satellite networks.»
Thursday 29 Oct

MainOne upgrades school ICT lab

In line with its vision to improve broadband penetration across Nigeria, MainOne has given a facelift to the ICT Laboratory of Herbert Macaulay Girls Secondary School, in Yaba, Lagos.»
Thursday 22 Oct

‘Unleash unexploited talent’

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has called for African governments to take steps to drive greater digital adoption and innovation. »
Thursday 22 Oct

Winners named in Tigo Digital Changemakers Competition

Tigo Rwanda, in partnership with non-profit organization Reach for Change, have announced the winners of the Tigo Digital Changemakers Competition 2015. »
Wednesday 21 Oct

Nakumatt deploys its retail technology for social causes

Nakumatt Holdings has announced a positive uptake for its recently deployed social causes fundraising option, on the firm’s retail technology platform.»


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eCommerce in Africa urged to take advantage of mobile eCommerce in Africa urged to take advantage of mobile

The Executive Chairman of Alltel has urged operators of eCommerce in Ghana and Africa as a whole to take advantage of the current trend for Africans to trade online via their mobile handsets. 


Nigeria needs $25b investment in broadband, says WoodNigeria needs $25b investment in broadband, says Wood

Telecoms executive Adrian Wood speaks to Kokumo Goodie about investment potential in Nigeria.