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Interview: "Its tough for telcos to address the African market"

Interview: “It’s tough for telcos to address the African market”

October 20, 2017

IT News Africa recently spoke to Rajesh Mishra, Co-Founder, President and CTO, Parallel Wireless, in an interview which looked to identify the challenges...

Enterprise

mobile ERP, cloud, big data

Enterprise resource planning is going mobile

October 9, 2017

In an increasingly connected world, companies are embracing mobile as an effective platform to communicate, manage employees and reach customers or suppliers....

Healthcare

Nigeria: e-health startup Mobicure wins Expo Live grant

Nigeria: e-health startup Mobicure wins $100,000 Expo Live grant

October 16, 2017

Nigerian e-health startup Mobicure has been awarded an Expo Live grant from organisers of the next World Expo, being held in Dubai in 2020, for its child...

Financial Services

Digital banks are becoming a reality

Digital banks are becoming a reality

October 19, 2017

The services offered by traditional banks are too restrictive for what smaller retailers require and many of them are looking for alternative solutions....

Opinion

Software

Delivering end-user cyber safety to create new opportunities

Delivering end-user cyber safety to create new opportunities

October 19, 2017

Cybersecurity threats continue to spiral out of control, putting more companies across the globe at risk of falling victim to data theft and enduring...

Gadgets and Gaming

Top 5 mid-range smartphones

Top 5 mid-range smartphones for African consumers

October 19, 2017

Mobile phones have almost become somewhat of an extension of ourselves. These devices, that we rely so heavily upon, can come at quite a hefty price. Not...

Features

Interview: "Its tough for telcos to address the African market"

Interview: “It’s tough for telcos to address the African market”

October 20, 2017

IT News Africa recently spoke to Rajesh Mishra, Co-Founder, President and CTO, Parallel Wireless, in an interview which looked to identify the challenges...

Startups

South African startup Sun Exchange raises $1.6 million in seed investment

South African startup Sun Exchange raises $1.6 million in seed investment

October 20, 2017

Sun Exchange, a South African startup which offers a peer-to-peer solar equipment leasing marketplace, announced on Friday 20 October 2017 that the company has...

Internet of Things

Security

Mining and manufacturing sectors are becoming vulnerable to cyberattack.

Mining and manufacturing sectors are becoming vulnerable to cyberattack

October 20, 2017

South Africa’s manufacturing sector is under growing threat of cyberattack, this is according to Sean Duffy, Executive of Security Solutions for MEA at...

Online

Kenyan government launches e-trade portal

Kenyan government launches e-trade portal

October 20, 2017

The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives has launched an e-trade portal with the aim to help Kenyans interact with trade locally and internationally....

Retail Industry

Education

Africa Code Week 2017 launched in Tanzania

Africa Code Week 2017 launched in Tanzania

October 19, 2017

Africa Code Week (ACW) kicked-off in Tanzania in the presence of Government officials and hundreds of pupils from surrounding areas kicking off the first...

Mining and Energy

Why your most valuable energy source might be your parking lot

Solar Energy: Is it the light at the end of the tunnel?

October 12, 2017

The world is in dire need of sustainable and environmentally friendly solutions – and solar energy is the light at the end of the tunnel. It is now...