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Last chance to enter 2015 MTN Business App of the Year Awards

June 30, 2015 • Company News, Software, Top StoriesComments (0)

South Africa’s best and brightest app developers have less than a week to submit their apps to the MTN Business App of the Year Awards. Entries close on 3 July 2015. The MTN Business App of the Year Awards is the premiere app awards event in South Africa offering prizes, media coverage, prestige, networking and [&hellip...

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Hitachi Data Systems named 2015 Best Workplace for Millennials

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

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. has revealed that it was selected by Fortune and work culture experts Great Place to Work as one of 2015’s 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in the United States. Fortune...

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South Africa: Johannesburg Smart City gets boost from Microsoft

June 24, 2015 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The City of Johannesburg’s transformation drive into a Smart City received a boost on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, when the metropolitan signed a collaboration deal with Microsoft South Africa. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement between the two...

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MTN staff round off community projects in Africa

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

MTN has rounded off its annual 21 Days of Y’ello Care employee volunteer programme, which saw employees from Afghanistan to South Africa, give back to their communities, under the theme of “Investing in Education for All”. “We are hopeful that the...

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Kenya: Google to back USD 700 mln wind farm?

June 12, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (1)

According to a report by CNBC, Google is allegedly in talks to become an investor in a USD 700 million, 40,000 acre Lake Turkana Wind Power Project – which is located in Kenya. The project’s 310 megawatt capacity is expected to boost Kenya’s...

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Entries open for 2015 MTN App of the Year Awards

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

The MTN Business ‘App of the Year’ Awards is back with a revamped format and new genre-related categories. The industry is moving towards a focus on content categories rather than OS or platform, and so are we. Forget comparing, ahem, apples with apples,...

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SAP streamlining transition to new regulations for local municipalities

June 8, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

SAP South Africa has announced its intent to engage with its ecosystem and local government with a view to assisting local government municipalities to simplify its functions and new regulatory processes, following the recently published Municipal Regulation...

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MTN Cameroon selects Userful Desktop for Digital Schools Project

June 8, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

The MTN Cameroon Foundation, in partnership with Cameroon’s Ministry of Secondary Education, recently chose Userful Desktop as the computing platform for its Digital Schools Project. Cameroon’s Digital Schools Program was recently launched in the...

SAP

SAP Africa unveils strategic partnership for a Digital Africa

June 3, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

SAP Africa has announced its participation in a partnership with the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Titled “Digital Africa”, the project is focused on how new technologies and innovative solutions will determine the future...

Over the course of the last six months SAP Africa has actively engaged with partners who are similarly committed to the initiative’s objectives. (Image Source: pnrsoftsol.com)

SAP launches Africa Code Week

June 3, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

SAP Africa has announced the launch of the inaugural Africa Code Week (ACW) with the go-live scheduled for October 2015. The initiative will see an estimated 20 000 children across the continent ranging in age from 8 to 24 years, participating in software...

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MTN employees take ICT learning to African communities

June 1, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

The MTN Group has announced the start of its annual staff volunteer programme, 21 Days of Y’ello Care, which the company says will benefit thousands of learners and teachers from disadvantaged schools and communities across its footprint. Y’ello Care runs...

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Performanta announces record number of Websense TRITON Gladiators

May 29, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Performanta, a specialist information security firm, has announced that another of its employees has successfully been certified as a Websense TRITON Gladiator. He will join with four colleagues throughout the EMEA region, bringing Performanta’s total...

Hitachi Data Systems

HDS unveils new Software Defined Infrastructure Solutions lineup

May 25, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation has announced a leap forward in its technology leadership for delivering software-defined infrastructures that enable customers to simplify IT and free data from traditional hardware and location constraints, making it more...

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EMEA accounts for 26 percent of Lenovo’s worldwide revenue

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

The Lenovo Group has revealed its fourth fiscal quarter and full-year ended March 31, 2015 results. In a seasonally slow quarter with significant currency impacts, revenue was US$11.3 billion, up 21 percent year-over-year. If excluding the exchange rate...

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E-waste collection drive concludes in Benin

May 21, 2015 • Company News, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

MTN and Ericsson’s electrical and electronic equipment waste (e-waste) collection and awareness drive in Benin has ended. According to both companies more than 20 tons of e-waste was collected. The campaign was geared towards creating awareness about the...

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Hitachi Data Systems achieves Level 3 B-BBEE rating

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

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has announced that it has achieved a Level 3 B-BBEE rating, having previously been rated as Level 4. This follows the multi-national company’s acquisition of its African distributor, Shoden Data Systems, in 2012 and the...