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AccessKenya appoints Regional Manager for Mombasa

AccessKenya appoints Regional Manager for Mombasa

AccessKenya Group has announced the appointment of Peter Koinange as the new Regional Manager for its Mombasa office. Read More

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iWayAfrica Uganda launches high speed fibre access to SME customersiWayAfrica Uganda launches high speed fibre access to SME customers Pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks (GIN) has announced that its iWayAfrica Uganda business has ...
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Jobberman Ghana names brand ambassadorJobberman Ghana names brand ambassador Jobberman Ghana, a jobs advertisement website, has launched its services and outdoored its Brand Ambassador at ...
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Pamoja’s cloud service ecosystem taking shape in AfricaPamoja’s cloud service ecosystem taking shape in Africa Pamoja, a leading cloud services and content aggregation business entity in the SEACOM stable, has entrenched ...
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Saturday 30 Aug

Online platform to target Kenyans in Diaspora

KENYA
Plans are underway to establish an online platform to help Kenyans in Diaspora access vital documents and government services.  »
Friday 29 Aug

Iconway introduces online shopping service with launch of PricePadi.com

NIGERIA
Nigerian consumer internet company, Iconway today announces the launch of PricePadi.com, a new online shopping service that allows customers to search for and discover products available from different sources in Nigeria.»
Thursday 28 Aug

NIG warns NCC against national frequency allocation

NIGERIA
The Nigeria Internet Group (NIG) has warned the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) against allocating national frequencies to operators.»
Thursday 28 Aug

Africell DRC to launch 3G services end-2014

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Africell DRC is set to launch its 3G services at the end of the year, a source close to the company told Biztechafrica this week.»
Thursday 28 Aug

DRC capital’s online media audiences increase

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
The internet media’s audiences in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), have gone up by 7% in 2014 to reach 35%.»
Wednesday 27 Aug

Shop Soko connects Kenyan artisans to lucrative international markets

KENYA
A new e-commerce platform, Shop Soko, is helping Kenyans access a lucrative international market.»
Wednesday 27 Aug

Myth-busting the cloud for SMEs

There are still a few myths that prevail about the risks and benefits of cloud computing, says Ivan Epstein, co-founder of Softline and CEO of Sage AAMEA.»
Wednesday 27 Aug

IoT and the channel: good news and bad news

The Internet of Things (IoT) is set to create new business opportunities by making business processes more efficient while at the same time making channel business a bit more difficult, says Rectron.»
Wednesday 27 Aug

Minister warns about social media

BOTSWANA
A junior minister has advised Batswana to be very cautious of the now popular social media, saying it has become a scourge and harbinger of many criminal acts including terrorism. »
Tuesday 26 Aug

Ghana IT gets a boost with Surfline 4G LTE

GHANA
Ghana’s internet growth is about is about to witness another massive boost as Surfline Communications Limited makes inroads into the ICT sector with the official introduction of its 4G Long-Term Evolution network in Accra.»
Tuesday 26 Aug

Which African president has the best website?

TOGO
The presidency of Togo, a tiny West African nation of six million people, has the best presidential website in Africa out of the 40 countries surveyed by Jeune Afrique magazine.»
Tuesday 26 Aug

Jumia launches in Cameroon

CAMEROON
Pan-African e-commerce site Jumia has launched in Cameroon, taking to nine the number of countries where it is active.»
Friday 22 Aug

E-commerce: DRC not in race despite ICT enthusiasm

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Despite its recent ICT gains, DRC is still lagging on the e-commerce front, reports Issa Sikiti da Silva.»
Friday 22 Aug

Rwanda Online platform officially takes off

RWANDA
The Government of Rwanda and Rwanda Online Platform Limited have kicked off the first phase of the Rwanda Online platform, set to establish an integrated public service platform for Government to Business and Government to Citizen services. »
Thursday 21 Aug

Stock Exchange launches news service

BOTSWANA
A news service by the name of X-News has become the latest product coming from the local bourse, the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) recently.»
Thursday 21 Aug

Intelsat celebrates 50 years

Intelsat today commemorates its 50th anniversary of providing critical telecommunications and video content distribution infrastructure for businesses, organizations and governments around the world. »

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Kenya rolls out e-extension to improve agricultureKenya rolls out e-extension to improve agriculture

In a bid to curb the overwhelmed number of agricultural extension officers in Kenya, the ministry of agriculture is embracing technology with their introduction of E-Extension services, which are aimed at reaching out to over 7 million farmers annually.