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Microsoft unveils windows 10 in Kenya

Microsoft unveils windows 10 in Kenya

The much-awaited Windows 10 operating system by giant technology firm Microsoft was officially unveiled in Nairobi on Wednesday. Read More

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MainOne supports initiatives to teach Nigerian girls software skillsMainOne supports initiatives to teach Nigerian girls software skills MainOne has for the second year, backed the Women Technology Empowerment Center’s Technology Camp. 
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Nanotechnology to be translated into Setswana Nanotechnology to be translated into Setswana July 31st has been set as the closing date for the Botswana Institute for Technology Research ...
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Microsoft reveals Windows 10 launch plansMicrosoft reveals Windows 10 launch plans Microsoft has shared details for the rollout of Windows 10, starting on July 29, which includes ...
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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.»
Thursday 7 May

Mobile student ID system to authenticate over 2 million Nigerian students

NIGERIA
HID Global and Botosoft have built and delivered a system to help the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) register and authenticate Nigerian students.»
Wednesday 6 May

Sage ERP Africa partners with Datalinx to offer embedded warehouse management solution

Sage ERP Africa has signed a distribution agreement with Datalinx, offering customers in Africa and the Middle East access to a range of integrated warehousing solutions.»
Saturday 2 May

Ugandan developer creates app to boost agribusiness

UGANDA
A creative Ugandan developer is spearheading the adoption of technology in agribusiness with the development of an app that can be accessed and used while offline to ease communication between producers and other market players, making it ideal for most rural areas without power or internet connection.»
Thursday 30 Apr

MHub launches Jobonology Mobile App competition

MALAWI
Malawi’s first technology and innovation hub, mHub, has announced launch of a mobile application development competition, called ‘Jobonology Mobile App Challenge’ (JMAC) for Malawian software developers. »
Friday 24 Apr

ICT skills in Kenya to grow as ICT Authority and Microsoft sign MOU

KENYA
Kenya’s ICT Authority and Microsoft have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which will, among other things, see Microsoft offer support in providing a platform that will enable ICT skills training for up to 300 000 teachers. »
Monday 23 Mar

Mark Bannerman named Country Manager for Red Hat in Sub-Saharan Africa

Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the appointment of Mark Bannerman to country manager for Red Hat in sub-Saharan Africa.»

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