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SA set to stage Women’s Hackathon

SA set to stage Women’s Hackathon

The Cortex Hub, an East London based ICT business incubator, will be hosting South Africa’s first ever 72-hour women’s hackathon and technology conference next week.  Read More

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Enterprise app stores the cornerstone of enterprise mobility Enterprise app stores the cornerstone of enterprise mobility Ultimately, an enterprise app store is the future of enterprise mobility, says In2IT Technologies South Africa.
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Embracing open source in AfricaEmbracing open source in Africa The digital world has moved beyond a proprietary approach, says SUSE.  
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Keys to building an Open Source technology practice in MEAKeys to building an Open Source technology practice in MEA Building an open source practice requires a different business model, skill set and sales approach, says ...
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Monday 3 Aug

Participate in the Data Management Benchmark Survey

Data management experts MDM have launched the 2015 Data Management benchmark survey to allow businesses to assess their company’s data management maturity against that of their peers and competitors.»
Sunday 2 Aug

Barclays launches Digital Academy initiative

SOUTH AFRICA
Barclays Africa Group, in partnership with The Digital Academy, has launched the Barclays unit of The Digital Academy in South Africa.»
Thursday 30 Jul

Microsoft unveils windows 10 in Kenya

KENYA
The much-awaited Windows 10 operating system by giant technology firm Microsoft was officially unveiled in Nairobi on Wednesday.»
Monday 20 Jul

MainOne supports initiatives to teach Nigerian girls software skills

NIGERIA
MainOne has for the second year, backed the Women Technology Empowerment Center’s Technology Camp. »
Friday 17 Jul

Nanotechnology to be translated into Setswana

BOTSWANA
July 31st has been set as the closing date for the Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation nanotechnology challenge. »
Wednesday 15 Jul

Microsoft reveals Windows 10 launch plans

Microsoft has shared details for the rollout of Windows 10, starting on July 29, which includes a new Upgrade Your World initiative to celebrate people and organizations making a difference around the world.»
Tuesday 14 Jul

Clock strikes twelve on Windows Server 2003 support

As of midnight tonight, Microsoft will no longer offer support for Windows Server 2003.»
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 6 Jul

Infoblox introduces free tool for getting started with IPv6

Infoblox Inc., the network control company, today introduced Infoblox 6Map, a free interactive tool to help network administrators and network architects get started with planning the transition from IPv4 to IPv6.»
Thursday 2 Jul

Chams unveils ConfirmMe for ease of identity verification

NIGERIA
Chams Plc, Nigeria’s leading identity management firm, has unveiled identity verification software called ConfirmMe to the Nigerian public at the company’s headquarters in Lagos.»
Tuesday 30 Jun

Associated Discount House migrates to Finacle 10

NIGERIA
Computer Warehouse Group (CWG Plc) has powered the successful migration of Associated Discount House banking services to the Finacle 10 core banking application in a bid to improve their efficiency and improve their customer experience. »
Tuesday 26 May

Accra to become first ‘Centre of Excellence’ in Africa with Microsoft CityNext applications

Microsoft Ghana, the Accra Metropolitan Assembly and the Global Alliance of Mayors and Leaders from Africa and African Descent signed an agreement to make the city of Accra in Ghana Africa’s first ‘Centre of Excellence’, through the use of Microsoft’s CityNext applications. »
Monday 18 May

MTN Foundation, Oracle to train 2,000 in Nigeria

NIGERIA
MTN Foundation Nigeria and Oracle have partnered in an ICT training programme to benefit around 2,000 scholars.»
Thursday 14 May

MTN sets the scene for new IoT business opportunities

SOUTH AFRICA
MTN’s new pan-African Internet of Things (IoT) platform lays a foundation for African developers and innovators to bring to market innovations in the IoT spaces, says MTN Business.»
Wednesday 13 May

How technology eased Buhari’s victory: Zinox chief

NIGERIA
The Chairman of the, Zinox Group, Chief Leo Stan Ekeh, says the deployment of technology in Nigeria’s general elections assisted the winner of the presidential polls, Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd) to emerge ahead of his closest opponent, President Goodluck Jonathan.»
Tuesday 12 May

SystemSpecs begins Remita Corporate Champions Cup

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s leading information communication technology (ICT) power house, SystemSpecs, has flagged off this year’s edition of its sporting event, Remita Corporate Champions Cup.»

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The Vice president of Alcatel-Lucent Africa, Daniel Jaeger, has reiterated the need for African stakeholders to work together to address challenges in the way of ICT development in Africa. 

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MTN SA expands its FTTH network to the Western Cape

MTN South Africa has expanded its fibre to the home (FTTH) footprint to the Western Cape, and trenching has already commenced in the picturesque suburbs of Fresnaye ...