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Gender equality could contribute to economic growth in South Africa

April 17, 2018 • Careers, Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Gender equality could contribute to economic growth in South Africa

Despite decades of progress towards achieving equality in the workplace, women remain significantly under-represented in emerging tech. The imbalance between men and women in the technology sector is unlikely to be remedied unless organisations, schools and universities work together to change entrenched perceptions about the tech industry, and educate...

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Frogfoot embarks on an aggressive FTTH expansion programme

Fibre-optic connectivity in Kenya accelerates move to the cloud

March 13, 2018 • Careers, East AfricaComments Off on Fibre-optic connectivity in Kenya accelerates move to the cloud

Competition in Africa’s fibre broadband market is likely to accelerate during 2018, as major telecom players move to capture customers and entrench their position in the market, says Steve Briggs, Chief Commercial Officer at SEACOM. “In the markets where...

Raja Moudgil named new Country Manager of Phillips Lighting

Raja Moudgil named new Country Manager of Philips Lighting

December 13, 2017 • Careers, People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Raja Moudgil named new Country Manager of Philips Lighting

On Tuesday 12 December 2017, Philips Lighting Southern Africa announced the appointment of Raja Moudgil as the new Country Manager Southern Africa. Raja Moudgil has been promoted to the position, after much success in his previous role as National Sales...

Akin Banuso Announced As New GM of Microsoft Nigeria

July 14, 2017 • Careers, People, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Akin Banuso Announced As New GM of Microsoft Nigeria

Yesterday, Microsoft Nigeria announced the appointment of Akin Banuso as the new General Manager for Nigeria. Banuso will look to drive the company’s digital transformation in an economy which has proven to be one of the most dynamic, innovative and...

Facebook helps Zimbabwean entrepreneurs build digital skills

July 13, 2017 • Careers, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook helps Zimbabwean entrepreneurs build digital skills

With the need for digital skills within a business being more important than ever, Facebook Africa‘s teams will be visiting Zimbabwe this week to host a series of training events and workshops designed to help local tech entrepreneurs and small businesses...

MTN SA makes five executive appointments to bolster operational efficiency

June 20, 2017 • Careers, Company News, General, Mobile and Telecoms, SponsoredComments Off on MTN SA makes five executive appointments to bolster operational efficiency

MTN has strengthened its executive team even further by appointing five new members in a bid to enhance operational efficiency across the operation and provide more in-depth commercial skills and experience. Marco Gagiano: Executive for Customer Value...

Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa Appoints CEO

May 25, 2017 • Careers, Company News, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa Appoints CEO

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...

NEC Africa secures Africa’s top cyber security expert

May 23, 2017 • Careers, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on NEC Africa secures Africa’s top cyber security expert

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...

Twitter indexes Kiswahili as one of its languages ahead of #AfricanLanguagesDay

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...

5.7 million jobs are at risk of total automation in South Africa

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,...

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 (www.itnewsafrica.com), 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...