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Consumers suffering from ‘digital amnesia’

Consumers suffering from ‘digital amnesia’

Kaspersky Lab says growing numbers of consumers struggle to recall memories trusted to connected devices. Read More

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Travelport, TTS sign reseller agreement for Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific regionTravelport, TTS sign reseller agreement for Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific region Travelport and TTS have signed a sales and distribution agreement for TTS products in the Africa ...
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Airbnb to expand further across AfricaAirbnb to expand further across Africa Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, announced that its CEO, Brian Chesky will attend ...
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OPIC, Microsoft begin financing discussions with Kenya’s Mawingu NetworksOPIC, Microsoft begin financing discussions with Kenya’s Mawingu Networks The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s Development Finance Institution, have signed ...
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Thursday 23 Jul

Afmobi promises Nigerians jobs with offline platform

NIGERIA
A team of experts at Afmobi Nigeria have designed a wireless platform that will create jobs or make Nigerians entrepreneurs through a plethora of fun apps, games, movie, music, pictures and business content hosted on a ‘magical fun box’ called Palmplay offline TM.»
Monday 20 Jul

African internet pioneer wins ICANN award

GHANA
The Chairman of the Internet Society Ghana Chapter and Africa Internet pioneer, Prof. Nii Narku Quaynor, has been awarded the 2015 ICANN Multi-stakeholder Ethos Award.»
Monday 20 Jul

ICANN to resume evaluation of DotConnectAfrica Trust application for .AFRICA

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will resume evaluation of DotConnectAfrica Trust's (DCA's) application for the .AFRICA new generic top-level domain.»
Sunday 19 Jul

Safaricom launches internet-ready commercial and residential addresses initiative

KENYA
Safaricom has announced that it will be partnering with real estate developers in an initiative that will see the launch of new smart and internet ready addresses in different parts of the country.»
Friday 17 Jul

Airtel gives Kisii students free internet connectivity

KENYA
Airtel has connected Kamagambo Teachers training College in Kisii County to the Internet for free. »
Friday 17 Jul

CEOs, CIOs laud Smile for fast broadband connectivity

NIGERIA
CEOs and CIOs of corporate organisations have commended Smile Communications for providing high speed 4G LTE broadband services in Nigeria.»
Thursday 16 Jul

BotswanaPost introduces PosoOnline

BOTSWANA
BotswanaPost continues to explore the technology space, this time with a new product called Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP) or PosoOnline.  »
Tuesday 14 Jul

Report responsibly: Ugandan broadcasters and social media users urged

UGANDA
Ahead of Ugandan general election campaigning, Uganda’s Communications Commission has issued a stern warning to broadcasters to ensure impartiality in their reporting or risk being closed.»
Tuesday 14 Jul

Signal Alliance, Microsoft take cloud solutions to MAN

NIGERIA
Signal Alliance in conjunction with Microsoft recently organized a forum with Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) to showcase solutions that will drive productivity, meet operating objectives and enhance business continuity in manufacturing companies.»
Monday 13 Jul

Ugandan developer creates directory for Kampala Service Providers

UGANDA
A creative Ugandan developer has created an online service provider directory that provides vital contacts for major service providers around Kampala city.»
Monday 13 Jul

SEACOM Stockholm PoP goes live

SEACOM has gone live with a new point of presence (PoP) for its IP/MPLS network in Stockholm, Sweden. »
Monday 13 Jul

Safaricom announces new suite of data products

KENYA
Safaricom has announced a suite of new data products that will offer its subscribers access to faster data more conveniently.»
Friday 10 Jul

Jumia, Kaymu partner to Launch AIG- Express in Kenya

KENYA
Jumia and Kaymu have partnered to launch a joint initiative, AIG-Express, that will provide a fulfillment and delivery platform for online sellers across Africa. »
Thursday 9 Jul

4G LTE Square inaugurated in Rwanda

RWANDA
Olleh Rwanda network (ORn) has inaugurated a 4G Square in Kigali City which accommodates all 4G LTE internet providers.»
Thursday 9 Jul

Cyber City Kgotla hosts Knowledge Transfer Session

BOTSWANA
Botswana Innovation Hub’s ICT Developer Community, Cyber City Kgotla, has hosted its first Knowledge Transfer Session (KTS) in partnership with Oracle. »
Tuesday 7 Jul

Accenture identifies tech trends for CIOs to follow

NIGERIA
Accenture has identified social, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) as the new technology trends in the business environment, urging FMCG industry CIOs to take advantage of these trends.»

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As curtain falls on MDGs, what next?As curtain falls on MDGs, what next?

Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre, speaks to Biztechafrica about setting smart targets.