Rakesh Parbhoo new CEO of WestconGroup SA.

Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa Appoints CEO

May 25, 2017 • Careers, Company News, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments (0)

Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa, a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in Security, Collaboration, Networking, Cloud and Data Centre, has announced that it has appointed Rakesh Parbhoo as CEO of WestconGroup SA, effective 1st August 2017. Parbhoo will replace Guy Whitcroft, who held a 12-month contract to fulfill the role of...

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Vernon Fryer, chief information security officer at NEC Africa.

NEC Africa secures Africa’s top cyber security expert

May 23, 2017 • Careers, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Former Vodacom cyber security specialist, Vernon Fryer, has joined NEC Africa to head up the African cyber business and Cyber Defence Operation Centre. Fryer, who was formerly Group Chief Technology Security Officer at Vodacom where he strategically aligned...

5 ways to use social media for professional networking.

5 Ways To Use Social Media For Professional Networking

March 17, 2017 • Careers, Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 Ways To Use Social Media For Professional Networking

The advent of social media has helped to introduce the concept of ‘social media for professional networking’. Slowly, ‘in-person’ networking is being overpowered by simply connecting to social networking sites. It’s all part of the phenomenon of...

The software industry is well-positioned to buck this trend, to create jobs through learning opportunities. (image: official GDC)

Kenya: Ajira digital to create 1 million digital jobs

January 24, 2017 • Careers, East Africa, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Ajira digital to create 1 million digital jobs

With the high unemployment rate in the the country and internet penetration rate at 85.3 percent, Kenya has started a programme that aims to enable 1 million young people with digital skills to secure employment. 17 percent of Kenyan youth is without jobs,...

LinkedIn provides professionals with a simple way to connect and create industry specific relationships.

4 simple ways Africans can stand out on LinkedIn

January 11, 2017 • Careers, Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on 4 simple ways Africans can stand out on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the top social networks in the world today and is very popular amongst professionals. With a membership of over 380 million, LinkedIn has a growing influence as a professional networking tool and can be extremely powerful when the user is...

Jobs: Technology writer internship

June 8, 2016 • CareersComments Off on Jobs: Technology writer internship

IT News Africa (, Africa’s technology news leader is seeking an intern to join the editorial team in Johannesburg. The successful candidate is someone who lives and breathes social media, loves our continent and who loves exploring...


Jobs: Bookkeeper (half day)

July 16, 2014 • CareersComments Off on Jobs: Bookkeeper (half day)

Bookkeeper (half day) IT News Africa is looking to hire a bookkeeper to start as soon as possible. This person must have a stable work track record and should be willing to work half day. The role will involve the basic bookkeeping functions. This is a newly...

Jobs: Web Design Internship

July 15, 2014 • CareersComments Off on Jobs: Web Design Internship

Web Design Internship IT News Africa, based in Houghton Johannesburg is offering a Web Designer/ Developer internship to those who have completed the relevant qualifications and are seeking practical experience. This Internship offers practical social media,...

Jobs: Tech Journalism Internship

July 14, 2014 • Careers, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Jobs: Tech Journalism Internship

Journalism Internship IT News Africa is seeking a talented, confident young graduate with a penchant for storytelling and a passion for technology. Are you interested in technology? Do you have an excellent grasp of the English language? Are you a hard worker...