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Rwanda’s MYICT wins continental social media award

Rwanda’s MYICT wins continental social media award

Rwanda’s Ministry of Youth and ICT (MYICT) has won the continental social media award in the category of Government/Public Sector in the annual Social Media Awards Africa (SMAA). Read More

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JUMIA Kenya launches affiliate programmeJUMIA Kenya launches affiliate programme Online retailer JUMIA has launched an affiliate marketing programme that will enable bloggers to monetize their ...
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MainOne, IHS get NCC InfraCo licencesMainOne, IHS get NCC InfraCo licences MainOne Cable Company and independent mobile telecoms infrastructure provider IHS Towers have won the bid for ...
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Leading newspaper site hackedLeading newspaper site hacked Botswana is seeing unprecedented cases of internet hacking with one of the latest attacks targeting one ...
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Thursday 29 Jan

Cloud, Mobility, Big Data to shape North African IT in 2015

The North Africa region will push ahead with IT transformation initiatives throughout the course of 2015, spurred on by growing adoption of '3rd Platform' technologies such as cloud, mobility, and Big Data, says IDC.»
Wednesday 28 Jan

Senegal hit by wave of cyber attacks

SENEGAL
Senegal has been hit by a wave of hackings in the past two weeks, two of which hit the popular news website Seneweb.com and ADIE.»
Wednesday 28 Jan

Cyber attacks may get more virulent, Cisco, Kaspersky warn

KENYA
Cyber attackers are using more subtle methods to infiltrate corporate networks with the aim of stealing vital information or simply causing mayhem. This is according Kaspersky Lab and Cisco, who say IT security experts should up their game in educating users how to ward off potential attackers.»
Tuesday 27 Jan

MTN to empower African businesses with AWS Direct Connect

MTN Group today announced it would be the first African company to offer Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect to business customers across multiple countries on the continent.»
Tuesday 27 Jan

UK Travel Agency website puts Botswana first

BOTSWANA
UK-based travel agency Tribe Travel, in association with Botswana Tourism Organization (BTO), has launched a new website to promote Botswana's tourist destinations. »
Monday 26 Jan

Airtel Gabon links Libreville, Port-Gentil to ACE fibre optic network

GABON
Individual and corporate bodies in Libreville and Port-Gentil, Gabon’s two largest cities, will soon travel in the fast lane of the internet highway thanks to Airtel Gabon, which is about to link the two cities to the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) fibre optic network.»
Monday 26 Jan

Spectra Wireless, Microsoft 4Afrika launch first commercial TV white spaces services in Africa

University students will now get fast, affordable Internet bundles and receive zero-interest financing when purchasing a new device.»
Monday 26 Jan

DRC govt cuts internet, SMS to quell deadly protests

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
After a week of deadly protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that left at least 42 people dead, people in this troubled Central African nation are still scrambling to connect to the internet and send SMSes. »
Sunday 25 Jan

Nokia Networks, Safaricom launch LTE-A network in Kenya

KENYA
Safaricom has selected Nokia Networks as one of its partners to modernize and expand its 2G and 3G network infrastructure and to help launch the first LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network in Kenya. »
Friday 23 Jan

Airtel connects Embakasi Police station with free internet

KENYA
Bharti Airtel has connected Embakasi Police Station in Nairobi, Kenya, to the internet for free. »
Friday 23 Jan

Orange rolls out 3G network to 14 more areas of Kenya

KENYA
Orange has added 14 more urban centres to its 3G network as it moves to consolidate its data services business in the new financial year.»
Monday 19 Jan

Al Yah 3 satellite set to lower cost of Pay TV in Africa

As the international deadline for digital migration fast approaches, TV viewers have gotten a boost with an imminent launch of Yahsat satellite targeting both Africa and Brazil.»
Monday 19 Jan

Kenyan bloggers in fear over crackdown

KENYA
Kenyan bloggers report that they feel ‘under siege’ after bloggers who have criticized government were arrested or their sites taken down.»
Sunday 18 Jan

Togo capital city to become Wifi Zone

TOGO
Lomé, the capital city of West Africa’s tiny Togo is about to become a Wifi Zone.»
Saturday 17 Jan

SA tech start-up solves the Google Woza Online problem

SOUTH AFRICA
Do-it-yourself website builder, VIGO, is set to take on small businesses after the shutdown of Google SA’s Woza Online.»
Friday 16 Jan

UBA partners Vodafone on total communication solutions

NIGERIA
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has become the first Nigerian-based multinational to join the ranks of Vodafone Global Enterprise customers.»

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UCC launches 2015 ACIA awardsUCC launches 2015 ACIA awards

Uganda has launched the fifth Annual Communications and Innovation Awards, which celebrate and foster ICT innovation and achievement.

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Kenya’s digital TV battle hots up Kenya’s digital TV battle hots up

Kenya’s journey to Digital TV broadcasting took a new turn this week, when the Communication Authority of Kenya (CAK) accused three local media firms of intent to disrupt the process.

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Albany CTG, Microsoft, collaborate on School of Government Program

The University at Albany’s Center for Technology in Government (CTG) has announced its collaboration with Microsoft Corporation to deliver executive level training to government leaders in Africa ...