Mobile and Telecoms


Uganda: Infocom upgrading Kampala’s International Internet gateway

October 31, 2014

Owned by Liquid Telecom, Ugandan operator Infocom has revealed that it is set to perform a major upgrade on its international internet gateway. According to...

Cloud Computing

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HDS unveils 3 new options for private and hybrid cloud

October 30, 2014

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. announced 3 new ways for customers, providers and partners to gain the...

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    Top 5 apps to ease exam stress across Africa

    October 27, 2014 • Lists

    Various students from a multitude educational institutions, across the continent, will preparing to hit the books, internet and other forms of educational resources in order to gain knowledge as well as prepare for their upcoming exams. As exam time is stressful for a number of students, IT News Africa has revealed a list of apps ...

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    10 African tech start-ups to look out for

    October 20, 2014 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West Africa

    Africa is bursting with potential, especially when it comes to the tech start-up scene. A great number of companies have entered the African tech scene recently; however, 10 of these start-ups have shined, much like the glorious African sun, in the eyes of IT News Africa. While some of these start-ups are only just starting ...

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    Top 10 benefits of the $50 smartphone in Africa

    October 10, 2014 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West Africa

    Tech4Africa is still underway at the SciBono Discovery Center, Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown, Johannesburg. IT News Africa caught up with Gareth Knight, creator of Tech4Africa, in order to discuss the top 10 benefits of the extremely sought after USD $50 smartphone. According to Knight, When the $50 smartphone hits there will be a massive boom in ...

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    Top 4 applications solving real problems in Africa

    September 26, 2014 • Lists, West Africa

    Fourty young startups from across the continent took centre stage at DEMO Africa in Nigeria on the 24th September 2014. Each startup pitched their innovations to investors in hope of securing financial and technical support from some of the world’s largest tech companies. This kind of innovation injection can be a platform for taking their ...

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    Infographic: 10 clever ways to reuse old PC cables

    September 25, 2014 • Lists

    Local online retailer, Gumtree, has released a rather handy infographic. The infographic not only showcases 10 clever ways to reuse old computer cables, but it also showcases 5 of the most useful electronic items for those on the go. Whether you live in Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, or South Africa be sure to take advantage of ...

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    Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015

    September 10, 2014 • Lists, Top Stories

    The 2014 Gartner Symposium, which is being held at CTICC in Cape Town, has presented a variety of different topics throughout the day. However, one of the highlights of the event covered the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015. David Cearley, Vice President and Gartner Fellow highlighted the top ten technology trends that will ...


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Review: Bayonetta 2 – Wii U

October 21, 2014 •

There are not many action games out there that tend to set the bar extremely high. Most titles these days tend to be carbon copies of one or another title....

Gadgets and Gaming

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BlackBerry Passport lands in Nigeria

October 31, 2014

BlackBerry is in the process of rolling out its new qwerty keyboard smartphone, the BlackBerry Passport. According to the company, the device has now landed in...



Rwanda accelerates plans for cashless economy

October 30, 2014

The Government of Rwanda has moved to accelerate its plans to transform Rwanda into a cashless economy and achieve 80 percent financial inclusion by 2017....


According to Tigo, the installation is set to enhance customer experience and reduce the inconvenience of customers having to memorise the various short codes for different products and services.

Rwanda: Think Incubator invests in 4 new start-ups

October 15, 2014

Rwandan technology incubator Think, in association with Tigo and Millicom, has unveiled its first round of companies selected for support. According to Think,...

Company News



ESET reveals Smart Security 8 and NOD32 Antivirus 8

October 22, 2014

ESET Southern Africa revealed the latest versions of its security software products: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 8 and ESET Smart Security 8. According to ESET,...


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Rwanda’s President Tweeting up a storm

October 31, 2014

Rwanda’s President, Paul Kagame, is described by the International Telecommunications Union as the “Digital President.” Social media analysts...