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Small businesses take big IT security risks: Kaspersky Lab

Small businesses take big IT security risks: Kaspersky Lab

A new report concludes that a lack of budget remains the biggest barrier preventing small businesses from adopting more advanced IT and IT security measures. Read More

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Dr Edmund KatitiMalawi launches Internet Governance Forum The Malawi Government and Nepad have launched the Malawi Internet Governance Forum in an effort to ...
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DEG launches Easy School Find in GhanaDEG launches Easy School Find in Ghana Digital Education Group (DEG), an academic consulting firm specialising in classroom technology, has launched a new ...
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How the cloud can power entrepreneurship and urbanisation in AfricaHow the cloud can power entrepreneurship and urbanisation in Africa Cloud computing is not only fundamentally changing the way business operates, it is also driving a ...
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Monday 21 Jul

AMI, Strathmore launch free online courses for managers and entrepreneurs in Africa

KENYA
Managers and entrepreneurs in Africa can now gain advanced skills for free, with the launch of free online courses courtesy of the African Management Initiative (AMI).»
Monday 21 Jul

Kenya Defence Forces Twitter account hacked

KENYA
The Twitter account of the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) has been infiltrated by hacking group dubbed #Anonymous.»
Friday 18 Jul

4G LTE: more than 1 in 5 active mobile connections by 2019

A new report from Juniper Research forecasts a rapid uptake of 4G LTE mobile technology in the next five years, with active connections crossing the 1 billion mark in 2017 and reaching 1.8 billion by 2019.  »
Friday 18 Jul

13,500 new phishing wildcards every month

Kaspersky Lab has released data on how many new phishing wildcards it adds to the company’s anti-phishing database every month. »
Friday 18 Jul

Malawi to run 1st online recruitment site

MALAWI
Malawi has launched an online recruitment site, ‘Myjobo.com’, providing free job ads and job searching.  »
Thursday 17 Jul

MultiChoice launches BoxOffice in Kenya

KENYA
MultiChoice has officially launched BoxOffice in Kenya, in what is yet another move to provide DStv subscribers with the ultimate in home television entertainment.»
Thursday 17 Jul

SEACOM plans continent-wide initiatives for its Foundation Day

On 23 July 2014, Pan-African telecom enabler SEACOM will celebrate the fifth anniversary of its commercial launch, by donating time and providing support to communities that need assistance across the countries where it does business.»
Thursday 17 Jul

NAPAfrica celebrates new peak at 15Gbps

NAPAfrica, describing itself as Africa’s most successful neutral peering exchange, has reached a record-breaking peak of 15Gbps.»
Wednesday 16 Jul

BICS POP in SA to increase reach into Africa

SOUTH AFRICA
BICS, global provider of international connectivity and interoperability services, has established a point-of-presence (POP) in Johannesburg to offer its operator customers assured quality of interconnect for traffic exchange in Africa.»
Friday 11 Jul

MTN enhances data communications in Western and Central regions

GHANA
MTN now has over 2275 2G sites and 1090 3G sites in as well as over 4000km of fibre in place in Ghana, to empower customers to do more with voice and data. »
Thursday 10 Jul

uAfrica.com rolls out African expansion plan

NIGERIA
uAfrica.com, a leading South African eCommerce technology company, today announced the launch of the first phase of its expansion plan into the rest of Africa. »
Thursday 10 Jul

Liquid Telecom connects Siaya County with $2 million internet cable project

KENYA
Liquid Telecom Kenya (LTK) Africa’s leading data, voice and IP provider, is installing a $2 million fiber optic network in Siaya County.»
Thursday 10 Jul

Education industry still a victim of inferior Wi-Fi

The education and academic sectors are still wasting money on inferior Wi-Fi solutions that simply don’t meet the needs of students, says UC-Wireless.»
Wednesday 9 Jul

Digital publishing: Ghana, Africa lagging behind

GHANA
Although internet usage in Africa has grown by a whopping 3 606%, compared to the world average of 566%, the continent’s digital publishing industry is still underdeveloped and lagging behind, due to quite a number of obstacles.»
Tuesday 8 Jul

Is Ghana's cybercrime out of control?

GHANA
Barely two weeks after Ghana’s Vice-President  called on young people not to get involved in illegal internet activities, police arrested a 26-year-old undergraduate student for allegedly defrauding people through a bogus online organisation.»
Monday 7 Jul

Hospitality losing business due to WiFi

A third of leisure travellers and two-thirds of business guests refuse to return to a venue with unreliable or non-existent Wi-Fi, a new NETGEAR study shows.»

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Widening ICT skills gap: Cause for concernWidening ICT skills gap: Cause for concern

Nigeria's FDI gains could be eroded by the widening gap in indigenous skilled ICT manpower, writes Kokumo Goodie.

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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.

COMPANY NEWS

VMware reports second quarter 2014 results

VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced financial results for the second quarter of 2014.

New Sage ERP X3 version puts business information at your fingertips

Sage ERP Africa has announced the availability of Sage ERP X3 version 7, the latest version of its global business management solution for midsized companies. 

How the cloud can power entrepreneurship and urbanisation in Africa

Cloud computing is not only fundamentally changing the way business operates, it is also driving a new wave of job creation opportunities, says SAP Africa.