SOFTWARE

Associated Discount House migrates to Finacle 10

Associated Discount House migrates to Finacle 10

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.  Read More

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Accra to become first ‘Centre of Excellence’ in Africa with Microsoft CityNext applicationsAccra 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 ...
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MTN Foundation, Oracle to train 2,000 in NigeriaMTN Foundation, Oracle to train 2,000 in Nigeria MTN Foundation Nigeria and Oracle have partnered in an ICT training programme to benefit around 2 ...
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MTN sets the scene for new IoT business opportunitiesMTN sets the scene for new IoT business opportunities MTN’s new pan-African Internet of Things (IoT) platform lays a foundation for African developers and ...
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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.»
Friday 20 Mar

US firm Actifio drives into African markets

US based company Actifio, which specialises in copy data virtualisation, has revealed its plans for the expansion of its footprint in the African markets.»
Friday 13 Mar

VMware unveils next wave of innovation for applications and desktop virtualization in Horizon 6

VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, has announced a new release of VMware Horizon 6.»
Tuesday 24 Feb

Westcon only Symantec distributor in SADC

Westcon has announced that long-time vendor partner Symantec has extended the value-added distributor’s footprint in the SADC region.»
Friday 13 Feb

Sage One Accounting, MTN Business to storm African cloud market

The Sage One Accounting cloud accounting software is now available in a number of major markets throughout sub Saharan Africa, following a partnership between Sage Pastel Accounting and MTN Business. »
Friday 6 Feb

Standard Bank eyes digital space in 2015

MALAWI
Standard Bank Malawi will intensify provision of digital and internet banking services as a part of its 2015 growth strategy, Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mashanda has said. »
Thursday 5 Feb

DevOps: a key contributor to bottom line

A new study released by CA reveals that having a DevOps strategy helps drive tangible business benefits to enterprises.»
Thursday 5 Feb

French ICT group to create 1 000 jobs in Senegal digital city

SENEGAL
Atos Group, a French company specialising in IT consulting, management and systems integration, says it will open offices in the soon-to-be-built Diamniadio Valley, where it aims to create 50 jobs this year and 1000 in the next three years.»
Tuesday 3 Feb

Malawi Govt denies clinging to ‘Cashgate’ software

MALAWI
The Malawi Government will not exclude the software brand that has been in use for the country’s Integrated Financial Management System (IFMIS), but it has rejected reports implying that it is ‘clinging’ to the old system.»

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IHS plans to inject fresh $500m to grow capacityIHS plans to inject fresh $500m to grow capacity

Mohammed Darwish, managing director of IHS Towers, says the firm will soon inject another $500million into the business after raising some $2.5billion to finance expansion drives. Darwish spoke with biztecafrica.com in Lagos.

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As curtain falls on MDGs, what next?As curtain falls on MDGs, what next?

Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre, speaks to Biztechafrica about setting smart targets.

COMPANY NEWS

MTN Business expands partnership with Samsung to offer enterprise customers increased security

Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced that MTN Business has been appointed as a reseller of Samsung’s KNOX licenses to its customers.