Mobile and Telecoms

MTN Africa

Namibia: MTN to sell 30 percent shareholding to break monopoly

April 17, 2015

According to a report by, MTN Namibia plans to sell a 30 percent shareholding to local shareholders. According to MTN Nigeria: “Interested...

Cloud Computing

Steven Cohen - Sage One Accounting MD

Top 10 tips to keep data safe in the cloud

March 27, 2015

If you choose a credible cloud software provider, it will essentially host your payroll applications and data in a secure data centre underpinned by...

IT News Africa TV


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    Top 5 reasons to use licensed business software

    April 17, 2015 • Lists, Software

    If you’re running a small business in Africa, which is on a tight budget, you might be tempted to think of pirating your accounting, ERP software, or image editing software as a harmless way to save a bit of money. Think again – that pirated software could end up costing you more than you would ...

  • Steven Cohen - Sage One Accounting MD

    Top 10 tips to keep data safe in the cloud

    March 27, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Lists, Top Stories

    If you choose a credible cloud software provider, it will essentially host your payroll applications and data in a secure data centre underpinned by world-class technology. This will free you from doing backups, buying and installing new versions of the software, and fencing your data behind high security software. Yet that doesn’t mean you can ...

  • Deloitte today launched its fifth annual Tech Trends report highlighting 10 trends that could have an impact on South African companies (image: file)

    Top 8 analytics trends to watch in 2015

    March 25, 2015 • Lists, Top Stories

    Growing numbers of analysts and researchers insist that data should not only be managed as an asset, but should also be valued as one. They see a future where companies can routinely monetise their own data for financial gain. Analytics innovators continue to push the edge, looking for new ways to gain advantage over slower-moving ...

  • Gartner Reception

    Top 10 Strategic Technologies for Education in 2015

    March 3, 2015 • Lists, Top Stories

    Social and economic pressures are forcing senior education leaders to rethink business models and consider a range of new technologies, to bring down the cost of administering education institutions and scale the business, according to research from Gartner. According to Gartner vice president and distinguished analyst Jan-Martin Lowendahl, traditional educational business models are being fundamentally ...

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    Top 5 challenges Enterprise Mobility faces in 2015

    February 24, 2015 • Lists, Top Stories

    In recent years, there has been an increase in the business orientation of IT. No longer does IT work in a silo, thinking narrowly in terms of infrastructure and capabilities. The modern IT leader takes a business-first approach to technology decisions: what business strategies, initiatives and practices do we need to empower, and what’s the ...

  • Cyber Security

    Top 10 Cyber Security Trends for 2015

    February 19, 2015 • Lists, Top Stories

    Paladion Networks has highlighted the top 10 cyber security trends that will impact global digital security in 2015, and beyond. These trends can have long-term impact on the enterprises in Middle East and Africa. Amit Roy, VP & Regional Sales Head-ME & Africa at Paladion Networks stated that: “After rigorously analysing the ever-increasing data flow ...


HTC One M9 Review

Review: HTC One M9

April 20, 2015 •

Back in July 2014, IT News Africa reviewed the HTC One M8. The device scored rather high during the review process. Fast forward to 2015, and we have now set...

Gadgets and Gaming

Samsung Galaxy S6

Kenya: Samsung launches Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge

April 20, 2015

Samsung East Africa has revealed that the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones are available on the Kenyan market. Robert Ngeru, Samsung East...


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Top Tech Tips to lock down your social media account

March 27, 2015

With mobile devices becoming more prominent in our day-to-day lives, as tech-savvy Africans, we are constantly accessing social media platforms such as...


Standard Bank

Standard Bank unveils multiple incubators for entrepreneurs

April 16, 2015

Standard Bank launched two incubators on the 16 April 2015 with the aim to educate, create, empower and develop entrepreneurs. According to the company the new...

Company News


Kaspersky Lab

How to escape from CoinVault Ransomeware

April 14, 2015

From today, victims of CoinVault ransomware have a chance to retrieve their data without paying the criminals, thanks to a repository of decryption keys and a...



Social media network Wangu launches in Zimbabwe

April 20, 2015

According to a report by The Herald, Zimbabwe now has its own dedicated social media network. The report reveals that social media website “Wangu”...