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MiSEC Achieves Cisco Premier Certification in South Africa

April 23, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Johannesburg, 23 April 2015 – MiSEC Advisory PTY Ltd announced today it has achieved Premier Certification from Cisco. To earn Premier Certification, MiSEC had to meet standards for networking competency, service, support and customer satisfaction set forth by Cisco. Edwin M. Musa, Director Technical Services, MiSEC Advisory stated that: “Achieving...

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USAid & Solarcentury set to reduce reliance on SA power grid

April 22, 2015 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments (0)

In July 2014, Solarcentury in East Africa secured a contract through Solar4Africa to build Africa’s largest solar carport at Garden City Mall in Nairobi, Kenya. The system was connected to the grid in February 2015. Since then, Solarcentury in South Africa...

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MTN Business set to back emerging ICT entrepreneurs

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

According to MTN Business, it has embarked on a long-term supplier development programme that will empower young, black entrepreneurs to take their place at the forefront of South Africa’s evolution to a knowledge-based economy. “For MTN Business, local...

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MTN and Vodafone agree to interconnect Mobile Money Services

April 21, 2015 • Company News, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Customers of MTN Mobile Money and M-Pesa in East Africa will be able to transfer money to each other following an agreement between MTN Group and Vodafone Group to interconnect their mobile money services. This interconnect collaboration between the...

SAP

SAP Africa’s FLL SA team qualifies for 2015 World Class Challenge

April 20, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

SAP Africa, the major sponsor of the First Lego League (FLL) in Africa, has announced that one of its teams, named ‘SAP I’m POSSIBLE’, has qualified to compete in the 2014/2015 First Lego League World Class challenge taking place in St. Louis, Missouri,...

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South Africa: Eskom reveals Stage 4 load shedding

April 17, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (2)

According to a report by Fin24, Eskom has revealed stage 4 load shedding. The details were confirmed after Eskom revealed that the load shedding stage allocation was in the process of being altered. With Stage 4 load shedding on the cards, IT News Africa has...

Executive Chairman of Gijima and IT businessman Robert Gumede (image: file)

Gijima to voluntarily delist from the JSE

April 17, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

According to a press statement, JSE-listed South African information and communication technology (ICT) company Gijima announced on the 17th of February its intention to voluntarily delist from the JSE following the implementation of the buy-out of the...

Isaac Mophatlane - CEO Business Connexion. (Image Source: BCX)

Business Connexion delivers strong Interim Results

April 16, 2015 • BCX in Africa, Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Business Connexion, Africa’s largest black-owned Information and Communication Technology (ICT) services provider, has released its interim financial results for the six months ended 28 February 2015. ICT consolidation is accelerating both locally and...

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HDS recognised as one of the 2015 world’s most ethical companies

April 15, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. has announced that the Ethisphere Institute has recognised it as one of the 2015 World’s Most Ethical Companies. Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has been named to the list of...

Alcatel-Lucent

Nokia to buy Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billion USD

April 15, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

There has been much speculation over the past few days of whether or not Nokia will be taking over Alcatel-Lucent; however, details have emerged from both parties that a deal is in fact in the works. According to a report via telecompaper, Nokia and...

Kris Senanu Deputy Chief Executive AccessKenya Group and Dr. Tom Musili, Executive Director Computer for Schools Kenya exchange documents after signing an Memorandum of Understanding that will see AccessKenya fund the training of 200 principals on the use of technology in classrooms at a cost of Kes 1.2 million this year

AccessKenya extends support for teaching and education

April 15, 2015 • Company News, East Africa, Top StoriesComments (1)

AccessKenya has partnered with the Global e-Schools and Communities Initiatives (GESCI) to help improve the quality of teaching of Science, Technology, English and Mathematics subjects in Kenyan schools. Commonly referred to as STEM, it is feared that the...

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS). (Image source: Google/my-hds.com)

HDS streamlines post-production and archiving solution for starz

April 10, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., has announced that Starz, a leading global integrated media and entertainment company, has selected Hitachi Content Platform (HCP) with Hitachi Unified Storage VM (HUS VM) to...

Mitesh Shah

ZTE selects Mitsumi as distribution partner for Africa

April 2, 2015 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

ZTE Corporation has selected Mitsumi Distribution as its strategic distribution partner for the continent. The agreement is expected to cover Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, Ghana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Ivory Coast,...

Isaac Mophatlane - CEO Business Connexion. (Image Source: BCX)

Business Connexion & Telkom merger still on track

April 1, 2015 • BCX in Africa, Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Business Connexion (BCX) has revealed that Telkom has made an offer to acquire the entire share capital of BCX by way of a scheme of arrangement. According to BCX, the Long-Stop Date has been extended from 31 March 2015, to 30 April 2015 in order to extend...

SAP

SAP delivered smoother sailing at the 2015 5O5 World Championships

March 26, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

SAP SE and the Algoa Bay Yacht Club welcome the SAP 5O5 World Championship back to Africa for its 60th edition. This year’s SAP 5O5 World Championships will see over 50 competitors travel from all over the world to Port Elizabeth. With SAP as title sponsor,...

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MTN Group reveals latest Sustainability Report

March 26, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN Group’s efforts to advance social development in its markets through the integration of sustainable business practices into day-to-day activities, is yielding positive outcomes, according to the company. The company’s Sustainability Report for the...