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SAP to invest up to $500m in African innovation and growth

SAP has announced a long-term commitment to regional expansion, sustainable growth and skills development of up to 10,000 IT consultants in Africa. Read More

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Kaspersky Lab launches free app scanner for Android Kaspersky Lab launches free app scanner for Android To safeguard users against a number of Android vulnerabilities discovered in recent months, Kaspersky Lab has ...
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New Sage ERP X3 version helps Nigerian enterprises power their growth into the futureNew Sage ERP X3 version helps Nigerian enterprises power their growth into the future Sage ERP Africa has announced that Sage ERP X3 version 7 is now available in Nigeria. 
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Micros SA supports an industry that never sleeps with Sage CRMMicros SA supports an industry that never sleeps with Sage CRM Micros South Africa, a specialist provider of point of sale and reservation systems to the hospitality ...
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Monday 11 Aug

Choosing the right Microsoft Office product to suit your needs

Microsoft Office is the most widely used productivity software packages in the world, and is available in several different versions for different users. For consumers, however, these different suites can cause confusion. »
Monday 28 Jul

Gartner: Beware of the Data Lake fallacy

The growing hype surrounding data lakes is causing substantial confusion in the information management space, says Gartner.»
Wednesday 23 Jul

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.»
Wednesday 23 Jul

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. »
Thursday 17 Jul

Vodacom Mozambique partners with Flytxt

MOZAMBIQUE
Flytxt, a Big Data analytics solution provider for Communication Service Providers, has announced a strategic tie up with Vodacom, Mozambique’s leading mobile network. »
Thursday 17 Jul

Safaricom launches 2nd Appwiz challenge

KENYA
Safaricom has launched the 2nd edition of the Appwiz Challenge, a developer competition designed to help identify and develop successful early stage mobile technology companies.»
Wednesday 16 Jul

Lagos: Oracle partnership addresses skills shortage

NIGERIA
The Lagos State government said it partnered with technology giant Oracle Corporation to address a dearth of ICT skills.»
Tuesday 15 Jul

Ampion Venture Bus to stop in Accra, Ghana

GHANA
The Ampion Venture Bus, an initiative to boost entrepreneurship in Africa will make a stop in Ghana’s capital Accra during the month of September.»
Tuesday 15 Jul

Marval Africa appoints CEO to bolster growth

Marval South Africa, a specialist provider of Service Management (SM) solutions, education and consultancy, has announced the appointment of David Anderson as Chief Executive Officer. »
Monday 14 Jul

Is VUCA the answer to a rapidly changing global market?

The VUCA concept is very helpful in closing the gaps between business and IT, says SAP Africa.»
Monday 14 Jul

AccTech Systems moves strategically into Africa

AccTech Systems has signed an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) agreement with Microsoft to provide solutions to the Microsoft Dynamics NAV and GP Dynamics channel in Africa.»
Friday 11 Jul

VMware named a leader in 2014 Magic Quadrant for x86 server virtualization infrastructure

VMware is positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure for the fifth year in a row.»
Thursday 10 Jul

SA Mint enhances SAP with Decision Inc.

Decision Inc., a SAP BusinessObjects partner, has assisted the SA Mint Company in developing a data warehouse with analytics and reporting capabilities that integrates with its existing SAP environment.»
Wednesday 2 Jul

East African business to benefit from Hitachi’s continuous cloud infrastructure

KENYA
Hitachi Data Systems is keen to shape the gains in the sector with their launch of new technology to accelerate customer success with Business Defined IT – a closer linking of a company’s business and technology objectives that demands a more responsive IT foundation.»
Tuesday 1 Jul

SAP Fiori apps rapid-deployment solutions quickly enable world-class user experience

SAP Africa has announced four new user experience (UX) rapid-deployment solutions that enable businesses to adopt the latest user UX innovations from SAP, including SAP® Fiori® and SAP Screen Personas software. »
Tuesday 1 Jul

Treasury enhances use of online financial management system

KENYA
Kenya’s National Treasury has stepped efforts to enhance the adoption of its online public finance management system by training users in both national and county governments. »

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Nigeria’s VAS providers ‘on brink of extinction’Nigeria’s VAS providers ‘on brink of extinction’

WASPAN chief Simon Aderinlola says unless the regulator intervenes, WASPAN may not have anything left to regulate. Kokumo Goodie reports.

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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

Schneider Electric trains 50,000 in energy management

Schneider Electric has trained more than 50,000 people in energy management as part of its BipBop energy access programme.