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Cell C to ask bondholders for debt extension

July 25, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

South African mobile operator Cell C said that it would extend the maturity date of Euro 160 million of senior debt. As a part of the transaction, Cell C has offered to buy back debt from any bond holder who does not wish to extend. The expected extension is further confirmation of the confidence that ...

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Nedbank launches Send-iMali

July 16, 2014 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Nedbank recently launched Send-iMali. The banking firm has stated that the application is essentially a cost-effective platform in which individuals can send money. According to Nedbank, Send-iMali is a fast, safe and easy-to-use solution for sending money...

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Zambia focusing on protecting youth online

July 7, 2014 • Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The drafting process of Zambia’s national child online protection strategy has commenced. The strategy, put together by the Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA), is expected to avoid exposing youths to dangerous and...

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SAP takes steps to empower millennials at SACLA 2014

June 26, 2014 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments (0)

SAP Africa will today be represented at SACLA (the southern African Computer Lecturers Association) 2014 event, which is being hosted by the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University at the Summerstrand Hotel, Port Elizabeth under the theme “ICT Education in...

MTN South Africa

Mafikizolo named MTN brand ambassadors

June 25, 2014 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Multiple-award winning Afro-pop sensation, Mafikizolo, has given new meaning to their hit single: Ndihamba nawe, following the announcement that they are MTN’s new brand ambassadors. The duo, Theo Kgosinkwe and Nhlanhla Nciza, shot to fame after they...

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Union Buildings to offer free public Wi-Fi

June 19, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The City of Tshwane has contracted Project Isizwe to deploy a free public Wi-Fi service at the governmental landmark in the nation’s capital of Pretoria. The project is aimed at connecting and empowering the citizens who visit the Union Buildings, The...

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State of the Nation Address: affordable broadband coming to SA

June 17, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

South African president, Jacob Zuma, stated during his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) that, “the government will endeavor to modernise, expand and increase affordability of information and communications infrastructure. Included in this will...

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MTN South Africa reduces data, voice rates

June 13, 2014 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments (0)

MTN South Africa has introduced several voice and data offerings in recent months as testament to its commitment of providing consumers across market segments with solutions tailored to their needs and budgetary requirements. MTN has adjusted its MTN Pay Per...

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Video banking set to take off in SA

June 11, 2014 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The emergence of new solutions such as video banking are not only set to change the way clients interact with their banks, but also enhance in-branch experience enabled through a choice of channels. Locally, the growth of video banking in South Africa is in...

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Epson appoints Tarsus Technologies as latest Tier 1 distributor

June 10, 2014 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Epson recently named Tarsus Technologies as its latest Tier 1 distributor. With the distribution deal in place, Tarsus Technologies will be distributing a range of Epson products across South Africa. “Advanced Channel Technologies (A.C.T), an Epson...