Company News


GIBS to create digital awareness among business leaders

January 23, 2015 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and Dimension Data revealed the formation of the Dimension Data Programme in Digital Disruption, which will be funded by Dimension Data through a sponsorship endowment to GIBS. The programme aims to contribute to South Africa’s national development by increasing the awareness and...

Read More
MTN Reception

MTN reorganising Business Unit to enhance client experience in SA

January 21, 2015 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN South Africa has announced the start of a process to reorganise its MTN Business unit, to strengthen its competitive advantage in the enterprise business solutions market. MTN is reorganising the unit to implement a new go-to-market structure that will...

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS)  and SAP AG have announced an expansion of their worldwide alliance  (Image source: Google/

HDS set to redefine data mobility & operational efficiencies

January 21, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. has announced new capabilities in its entire Hitachi Content Platform portfolio. Now each system delivers true peace of mind in a wholly integrated and secure data, workforce...

Microsoft recognises the world’s most innovative educators, with schools and teachers from Africa being honoured (image: Mobile News Daily)

Microsoft Study: Developing countries to embrace the internet

January 20, 2015 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (1)

Microsoft unveiled the results of its new survey in advance of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The report, titled “Views from Around the Globe: 2nd Annual Poll on How Personal Technology Is Changing Our Lives,” encompasses the...


Nigeria: UBA partners with Vodacom for data & broadband

January 19, 2015 • Company News, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has revealed that it has inked a partnership with Vodacom in Nigeria. The partnership will see Vodacom provide data and broadband communications for the bank in an effort to improve services to its customers globally....


Has social media emergent Bebuzee unleashed the beast?

January 14, 2015 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Online, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments (0)

The Social Network Bebuzee, have yet released another record breaker. This time it is the long awaited Bebuzee Adbuz advertising network. What you are about to read, is the first Bebuzee Adbuz related publication, since Bebuzee re-launched, the...


Côte d’Ivoire: Gemalto expands presence in Africa

January 14, 2015 • Company News, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Gemalto has revealed the opening of its new office in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. According to Gemalto, the move is set to better meet the needs of its customers on the ground throughout West Africa. To add to this, the move is part of the Group’s strategy...

a recent survey shows 48% of HP customers like advice from their peers via online forums specific to their software. (Image Credit: Darryl Linington)

The Future of CyberSecurity

January 14, 2015 • Company News, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

October 2014 marked forty-five years since the very first message was sent over the net – Arpanet (the forerunner of the internet) that is. Back then we didn’t have firewalls; there was nothing to monitor suspicious activity. It was a trusted environment...

Huawei CES 2015

Huawei showcases mobile offerings at CES 2015

January 12, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) showcased more than one hundred products at CES 2015 including its latest flagship smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, mobile access devices, home access devices, smart home devices, OTT and vehicle-mounted modules. The...

Ansgar Pabst, Business Lead for TV/AV at Samsung SA.

UHD Alliance rises at CES 2015

January 7, 2015 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

At CES 2015 various Hollywood studios, consumer electronics brands, content distributors, post-production and technology companies have revealed the launch of the UHD (Ultra High Definition) Alliance. The alliance is set to raise the bar for next generation...


ICSFS extends presence in Africa

January 6, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

ICS Financial Systems Limited (ICSFS) has partnered with new banks through the expansion of its operations in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. This project was awarded to ICSFS by Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank). Guaranty Trust Bank recently acquired Fina Bank, an East...

MTN Africa

Ghana: MTN invests in education and health projects

January 2, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN has over the past 7 years spent and invested GH¢ 950,539.37 on various education and health projects across the Upper East Region. Senior Manager in charge of Corporate Communications, Georgina Asare Fiagbenu, disclosed this at the 2014 MTN...

image credit: via

MTN Launches video on demand services

December 30, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN has launched a subscription-based digital entertainment service called MTN FrontRow Services that gives its customers access to thousands of movies and their favourite television series on their devices for a launch price of R179 a month. MTN FrontRow...

blank cell phone covered with Santa cap vector illustration

AfriCallShop slashes call rates this festive season

December 24, 2014 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

The festive season is upon us; however, there is more to it than purchasing Christmas gifts. Often, loved ones are not based in our hometowns and are often scattered across the continent. While a simple call or SMS may be worth more than any gift… calls...


Kenya: Airtel to offer mentorship programmes to orphans

December 23, 2014 • Company News, East Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Bharti Airtel is set to offer mentorship programmes to the Good Samaritan Orphans and Destitute Centre in Kayole’s Soweto. According to the company, the programme is part of the Airtel spirit where Airtel staff voluntarily give both time and expertise at...

East africa summit

Kenya Hosts Cyberoam Partner Summit 2014 For East Africa

December 11, 2014 • Company News, East Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Cyberoam recently concluded its Partner Summit 2014 for its East African partners in Kenya. Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa, Mombasa was chosen as the venue for the three day event which started on Dec 05th. The event attended by Cyberoam’s major partners...