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SAP Social Sabbatical Team reaches out to Kenyan Businesses in Need

April 10, 2014 • Company News, East AfricaComments (0)

This week sees a group of 12 SAP employees from around the world – including an applications performance testing expert from Israel, a software developer from France and a subject matter expert from Ireland – land in Nairobi to spend a month working with four local organisations that, in one way or another, are making ...

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Approximately a third of enterprises in Kenya now view the implementation of cloud or expansion of existing cloud infrastructure as a key priority area for the future (image: Shutterstock)

Cloud a priority for Kenyan enterprises

April 8, 2014 • Cloud Computing, East AfricaComments (0)

Approximately a third of enterprises in Kenya now view the implementation of cloud or expansion of existing cloud infrastructure as a key priority area for the future, according to the latest insights from global IT market intelligence firm International Data...

MTN has developed a competitor strategy that is underpinned by new and exciting consumer propositions (Image source: File)

MTN to invest $9-million in Kenya fibre

April 2, 2014 • East Africa, Mobile and TelecomsComments (0)

Multinational mobile operator MTN Business has announced an investment of approximately $9-million towards the expansion of its metro fibre in Kenya, with a strong focus on urban areas such as Kisumu, Eldoret and Nakuru. MTN Business Kenya MD Tom Omariba also...

Toshiba's Satellite Pro C850 Notebook (image: Toshiba)

Toshiba leads in East Africa Notebook market

March 11, 2014 • East Africa, Gadgets and GamingComments (0)

Toshiba Gulf FZE is the number one notebook vendor in East Africa including Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania, according to the latest International Data Corporation’s (IDC) CY 2013 final results. Toshiba holds the top position in East Africa with a...

Dean Yu has been appointed CEO of Huawei Kenya

New Huawei Kenya CEO to focus on Enterprise, Consumer segments

February 27, 2014 • East Africa, Mobile and TelecomsComments (0)

Mr. Dean Yu has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Huawei Kenya. Prior to joining Huawei Technologies in 2001, Dean held a number of senior management positions in Huawei Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office. At some point, he served as the...

Tigo today announced the launch of a pioneering cross-border Mobile Money remittance service between Tanzania and Rwanda. (Image source: Google/graphic.com.gh)

Tigo announces mobile money service between Tanzania, Rwanda

February 25, 2014 • East Africa, Mobile and TelecomsComments (0)

Tigo, a subsidiary of the international telecommunications and media company Millicom (Stockholmsbörsen: MIC), a leader in thirteen markets across Africa and Latin America, today announced the launch of a pioneering cross-border Mobile Money remittance...

Members of the access.mobile team strategise. (Image source: access.mobile)

Entrepreneur bets on Mobile Enterprise Tools in Uganda

February 21, 2014 • East Africa, StartupsComments (0)

In a report entitled How Africa’s mobile revolution is disrupting the continent, published on CNN, author Nmachi Jidenma refers to statistics by Informa Telecoms which suggest that the continent is well on its way to achieve 1 billion mobile subscriptions...

Zantel has initiated a SIM card registration awareness campaign. (Image source: Google/techmtaa.com)

Tanzania’s Zantel behind fresh SIM registration campaign

February 20, 2014 • East Africa, Mobile and TelecomsComments (0)

From Tanzania, telecommunications company Zantel has embarked on a consumer and general industry awareness programme focused on SIM card registration. Local media have quoted Zantel CEO, Pratap Ghose, as saying that the programme was established with the...

ZTE has announced plans to focus on mobility, government, business and devices to help improve public service delivery in Kenya. (Image source: Google/androidandme.com)

ZTE to focus on LTE, cloud in Kenya

February 19, 2014 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

  Chinese telecommunications and network solutions provider ZTE has confirmed the company’s intention for 2014 in Kenya is to focus on cloud computing and LTE adoption. The Company recently briefed media about its plans to concentrate on service to...

Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana. (Image source: ICT & Innovation Summit)

Rwanda govt, Motorola in mobile deal for youth

February 17, 2014 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Recognising the catalytic natures of mobile technologies in fostering Human Development, UNDP and Motorola have entered into a partnership to address some of these challenges and further stimulate the diffusion of mobile initiatives on a larger scale. In...