Mobile and Telecoms

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Africell receives USD 35 mln investment

July 29, 2015

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) revealed that it will invest USD 35 million in telecom operator Africell. According to the IFC, the investment is...

Cloud Computing

Richard Stand

Cloud backups: The difference between life and death of data

July 31, 2015

Over the past two years the uptake of pure cloud backup by smaller businesses has burgeoned as the idea of saving company data to the cloud has become easier...

IT News Africa TV


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    Top 3 translator apps to use when travelling in Africa

    July 23, 2015 • Lists, Top Stories

    The English language is the most spoken language in Nigeria; however, learning a new language is not easy. It can take years of practice to become fluent but sometimes you need the knowledge of a foreign language to help you make the next career move or survive in a new country. A smartphone comes in [&hellip...

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    Top mobile apps made in Africa

    July 16, 2015 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West Africa

    In Africa, the mobile phone plays a crucial role. Not only do Africans use their device’s to call, send text messages, or connect to the internet… but they also use their device’s to access mobile money services as well as locate healthcare facilities. IT News Africa has compiled a list of the top mobile apps [&hellip...

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    Top 10 SAP implementation mistakes to avoid

    July 16, 2015 • Lists, Opinion, Top Stories

    Implementing effective Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, such as SAP is fundamental to any company’s efficient operation and underpins its growth strategy. If not delivered effectively, these implementations can be very expensive, take a long time, and can ultimately cost your business enormous amounts of money in lost revenues that dwarf those implementation costs. We [&hellip...

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    Top 5 tips to extend the battery life of a smartphone

    June 17, 2015 • Lists, Top Stories

    Smartphone adoption in Africa has risen at a phenomenal rate. A survey of mobile phone usage in five African countries has delivered findings on the rise of Internet access via phones within Africa’s major markets, namely South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and Uganda. The Mobile Africa 2015 study, conducted by mobile surveying company GeoPoll and World [&hellip...

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    From latency to transparency: Top 5 tips for better storage

    June 12, 2015 • Lists

    Storage of the past was defined by vendor specific terminology for pieces of functionality, which have perpetuated the market/users thinking about storage narrowly in terms of a single vendor or technology provider. But there’s a new paradigm for storage, according to Nazeer Parak, Enterprise Storage Leader for IBM, and it talks to things like speed, [&hellip...

  • Yannick Decaux

    Top 5 African sectors ripe for transformation by IoT

    June 12, 2015 • Lists, Top Stories

    The spread of technology is an interesting phenomenon. In some instances, it is only available to the wealthiest people or the largest businesses at first, before slowly filtering down to the rest of the populace. In other instances, it seems to be everywhere at once. The Internet of Things (IoT) certainly falls into the latter [&hellip...


Battleborn Preview (1)

Battleborn hands-on preview

July 31, 2015

Battleborn may look like Borderlands; however, it is an entirely new monster which is estimated to be released on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC...

Gadgets and Gaming

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Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab S2

July 28, 2015

Samsung South Africa has revealed the global launch of the Galaxy Tab S2. According to the company, the latest Galaxy Tablet has been optimised for reading and...


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Telcos go to war in Africa

July 23, 2015

African telecommunication companies have hit the headlines hard this week as MTN Nigeria and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) are set to face...


Emmanuel Adegboye

Exclusive Interview: Emmanuel Adegboye – Founder of Bus Stop

July 27, 2015

The 2015 MITx Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp is set to be held between 23 & 28 August 2015. The bootcamp will be held in Cambridge, Massachusetts,...

Company News


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Top IT security issues to consider when migrating to a new OS

July 30, 2015

Major events in the IT landscape, such as the availability of a new operating system (OS), cannot go by unnoticed, because they affect businesses of all shapes...


Cecil the lion

Social media lashes out at death of Cecil the Lion

July 30, 2015

Cecil the lion – the most famous creature in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park – was killed by an American hunter according to a report via...