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Gilat Satcom unveils Digital Classroom In A Box

Gilat Satcom unveils Digital Classroom In A Box

Gilat Satcom has announced that its Digital Classroom In A Box is now available for shipping to Africa, as a part of the Smart Village turnkey solution.  Read More

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Econet launches digital learning platform Econet launches digital learning platform Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has launched a digital learning platform called Ruzivo, a revolutionary online interactive digital ...
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ICT CS launches free Internet for Schools programme in Machakos County   ICT CS launches free Internet for Schools programme in Machakos County Kenya’s ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru has lauded Airtel for its commitment to support e-learning ...
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WiniGroup, Ivetec train 500 Babcock lecturers on TCCDRWiniGroup, Ivetec train 500 Babcock lecturers on TCCDR The 500 lecturers of Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, have undergone a comprehensive training on technology ...
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Wednesday 27 Jan

Sage Foundation launches in Africa

SOUTH AFRICA
Sage has launched the Sage Foundation across Africa at the 2016 Sage Business Partner Conference, currently underway at the Sandton Convention Centre in South Africa.»
Sunday 24 Jan

Nigerian students in electric car crowdfunding drive

NIGERIA
A group of Mechanical Engineering students from the University of Lagos has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support development of a zero-emission automobile built to reduce global warming.»
Friday 22 Jan

Airtel Ghana supports ICT education in Kanjarga community

GHANA
Airtel Ghana has supported Kanjarga community through its flagship CSR programme, Airtel Touching Lives, in the Builsa South District of the Upper East Region with equipment to improve the ICT skills training in the community.»
Thursday 21 Jan

Microsoft Philanthropies commits $1bn in cloud computing resources for the public good

Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella has announced a new three-part initiative to ensure that Microsoft’s cloud computing resources serve the public good. »
Tuesday 12 Jan

MTN rewards top performers

SOUTH AFRICA
MTN SA Foundation is rewarding top performing matriculants with bursaries and laptops to assist them with furthering their studies and give them access to the technological tools that are critical in their studies.»
Friday 8 Jan

Agritech Expo to focus on agri successes and challenges

The third edition of Zambia’s Agritech Expo will be staged in Chisamba from 14-16 April 2016.»
Monday 4 Jan

ComTech minister urges collaboration to bridge skills gap

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s Minister of Communications Technology, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, has expressed concern over widening ICT skills gaps in the country.»
Saturday 26 Dec

Airtel Kenya employees spread Christmas joy

KENYA
More than 2000 children from various children’s homes in Kenya celebrated Christmas courtesy of Airtel.»
Thursday 24 Dec

MTN Foundation-MINESEC Digital Schools Programme connects Loum

CAMEROON
MTN Foundation has opened a multimedia centre at the government high school at Loum in the Littoral region, as part of its Digital Schools programme.»
Tuesday 22 Dec

BotswanaPost recounts its 2015 IT roadmap

BOTSWANA
BotswanaPost CEO Cornelius Ramatlakwane says a lot has been done in the ICT space at his organisation over the past year.»
Thursday 17 Dec

Airtel Ghana launches ‘Evolve with STEM’

GHANA
Lucy Quist, Managing Director of Airtel Ghana, has launched an initiative, dubbed ‘Evolve with STEM’, to promote the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).»
Monday 14 Dec

Barclays Africa opens Rise innovation hub in Cape Town

SOUTH AFRICA
Barclays Africa has officially opened its Rise innovation hub in Cape Town’s Bandwidth Barn, providing Africa’s innovators and start-ups with a physical location to facilitate collaboration and fintech innovation.»
Sunday 13 Dec

Airtel Ghana donates to Human Compassion Orphanage

GHANA
Airtel has made a donation to the Human Compassion Orphanage as part of its ongoing employee led “12 Days of Giving” initiative.»
Thursday 10 Dec

€26.6m Africa-EU internet project to transform African science and education

MALAWI
African research and education network associations the UbuntuNet Alliance, ASREN and WACREN have partnered with their European counterpart GÉANT in a €26.6m EU co-funded project to provide dedicated high-speed internet all over Africa.»
Friday 4 Dec

Maputo ranked highest for growth potential

MOZAMBIQUE
Maputo is the large African city with the highest potential for inclusive growth, according to the 2015 MasterCard African Cities Growth Index (ACGI). »
Saturday 28 Nov

Orange, ENGIE to optimise power supply to telecoms infrastructure in Africa

Orange and ENGIE have signed a partnership covering two projects – the expansion of the rural electricity grid and ENGIE’s optimisation of energy supplied to Orange’s telecoms infrastructure in Africa.  »

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