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Nigeria takes lead with online shopping via mobile devices

June 29, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Retail, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Nigerian consumers are increasingly comfortable with online shopping – both from local retailers and foreign online stores — and are some of the world’s most prolific users of mobile devices to do this shopping. And forecast say they are going to stay out front when it comes to mobile commerce. This is according to a [&hellip...

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Top 10 Strategic Technologies for Government in 2016

June 29, 2016 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

After nearly a decade of “doing more with less,” government CIOs remain under pressure to further optimise IT and business costs while leading digital innovation in the public sector, according to Gartner, Inc. Government CIOs face organisational...

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Nigeria: eBay partners with Mall for Africa

June 28, 2016 • Online & Social, Retail, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

According to a report via Tech Crunch, online retailer eBay has teamed up with MallforAfrica.com to enable US sellers to gain access to Africa’s largest consumer markets. According to the report, the partnership will allow the launch of a new eBay...

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Nigeria: Delta State tackles land ownership bane with SA tech

June 28, 2016 • Software, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

New, South African developed digital signature technology sits behind a major breakthrough for Nigeria’s Delta State government, which kicks off its “Fast Track 90” scheme – a new digital system for the acquisition of legal titles for landed property....

African Startups

GrowthHub to help African entrepreneurs help themselves

June 28, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

GrowthHub, a new initiative to support entrepreneurs, is hosting its first event at the OneChadwick cowork space in Sandton, Johannesburg in July 2016 with Rich Mulholland serving up a talk on How to Pitch for Funding. “At GrowthHub, we are looking to...

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Nigeria: MTN appoints new CFO

June 27, 2016 • People, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

MTN Nigeria has appointed Adekunle Awobodu as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). According to the company, Awobodu will take over from Ferdi Moolman, who was appointed as CEO of the company in December 2015. MTN revealed that Awobodu will serve as MTN’s...

HPE

Taking a closer look at the inner workings of FunDex

June 27, 2016 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

If you believe that the user experience is everything for mobile apps, HPE has a simple question for you: How are you measuring it? All too often, existing tools do not adequately measure the user experience. Some measure only a few variables or have...

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Developing African mobile games that pack a global punch

June 27, 2016 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, North Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments (0)

It’s a scenario many of us who live in or have visited Africa have experienced: being stopped by a traffic officer and asked for a bribe. Now, imagine playing a game on your mobile phone; instead of cruising through the streets of New York, you find...

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Vulnerability found in popular energy equipment

June 27, 2016 • East Africa, Gadgets and Gaming, Mining & Energy, North Africa, Security, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

While performing a security assessment for one of its clients in the critical infrastructure sector, the Kaspersky Lab Security Services team discovered an important vulnerability. The CVE-2016-4785 vulnerability could allow an attacker to remotely obtain a...

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Top predictions for DevOps in 2016

June 27, 2016 • East Africa, Enterprise, North Africa, Software, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

To say that we’re living in a digital revolution has become a cliché at this point. But with every day that passes, it becomes more true. We can order taxi service, deposit checks, and lock our front door via apps on our phones. When driving, we may have...

fintech africa

Top tips to keep your financial data safe on the internet

June 24, 2016 • East Africa, Finance, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

With the rise of e-commerce in Africa, it is almost unavoidable to buy products online or give your personal information to websites. While this development has made buying and selling so much easier, it has also increased the risk of identity theft and...

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South Africa: Wits University launches free online courses

June 24, 2016 • East Africa, Education, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Wits University has announced that it has developed a suite of online course offerings that will be made available over the next three years to enhance access to higher education. These include massive open online courses (MOOCs) on the edX platform, short...

Selling to the CIO

Top 8 tips for Selling to the CIO

June 23, 2016 • East Africa, Events, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Let’s face it, selling to the modern-day CIO is not an easy task. These industry executives essentially live busy lives. They are busy 24/7, and are bombarded with technical sales calls day in and day out; however, there are ways and means to...

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Top 5 factors that differentiate fintech in Africa

June 23, 2016 • East Africa, Finance, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Fintech in Africa, as elsewhere in the world, is big business. Investment is flooding into startups providing innovative ways of offering financial services. Startups in the fintech space took on almost 30 per cent of the total funding raised by African...

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COSON slams MTN Nigeria with N16 billion copyright lawsuit

June 23, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

According to a report via IT Pulse, MTN is currently fighting a music right infringement suit, which was filed in Nigeria by the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON). If lost, MTN may lose an additional 16 Billion Naira. This adds to the operator’s...

Tigo

Tigo Ghana set to drive data penetration

June 23, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Smartphone penetration in the world is projected to double by the year 2020 and is expected to reach a total of 6.1 billion. It is also estimated that almost 80 percent of these new subscriptions will come from Africa, Asia Pacific and Middle East. According...

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