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African innovation applauded at Evernote’s annual app awards

September 16, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Evernote, the company that is helping the world remember everything, announced Kenyan application, Chamasoft, as the winner of the African Innovation Award, as part of the Evernote Platform Awards, in partnership with the African Technology Foundation. Chamasoft, which allows groups to automate and monitor their financial records, was selected at Evernote...

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MTN & Skrill ink Mobile Money partnership

September 9, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN and Skrill have inked a partnership agreement focused on helping MTN subscribers to take part in the global digital revolution by being able to use funds in their mobile wallets to buy from global internet brands integrated into the Skrill network. MTN...


SAP reveals 2014 Africa Partner of the Year Award winners

September 9, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

SAP has revealed the finalists and winners for the prestigious 2014 SAP Africa Partner of the Year Awards. The SAP Africa Partner of the Year Awards is the company’s premier partner recognition programme that shines the acknowledgement spotlight upon its...

MTN Africa

Nigeria: MTN & IHS ink mobile tower outsourcing deal

September 4, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

In line with continued efforts to further raise service levels for its customers in Nigeria, MTN has reached an agreement in principle with IHS Holding Limited (“IHS”) for the transfer of its towers business, comprising of up to 9,151 of MTN’s mobile...

This accolade follows hot on the heels of two accolades that MTN scooped last month.

MTN & Information City to support education initiative in UAE

September 1, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Seven hundred learners have benefitted from the latest round of computer training provided in partnership with MTN, through the “Educate a Child, Build a Nation” initiative in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Local and expatriate learners were part of the...

Hisense SA to extend into all SADC countries

August 29, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Just short of three months ago, Hisense announced its plans to supply Southern African countries with locally manufactured products through its Export Division. To date, over R15 million worth of products has been supplied to Namibia, Zambia, Botswana,...

Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan

Nigeria: MasterCard-branded National eID Card launched

August 29, 2014 • Company News, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan received his National eID card, heralding the official launch of the eID pilot program. In the pilot phase, the Nigerian Identity Management Commission (NIMC) will issue MasterCard-branded identity cards with electronic...


Nigeria: Airtel to promote ICT in rural areas

August 28, 2014 • Company News, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Airtel Nigeria will be touring rural areas in order to create internet awareness. The empowerment initiative will focus on creating awareness for ICT use and uptake. According to Airtel, the programme has been designed to help consumers living underserved...

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NetApp extends alliance with VMware

August 27, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Company NewsComments (0)

NetApp revealed that it is extending its decade-long alliance with VMware. The move is intended to help customers transition to an IT future that is increasingly software defined and embraces cloud computing. According to the company, NetApp is forging a...

Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan reveals 2014 entrepreneurial company of the year

August 26, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Mi-Fone has come out on top and has been awarded the 2014’s ‘Entrepreneurial Company of the Year’ in the Mobile Phone Industry sector for Sub-Sahara Africa by the market research organization. Following the worldwide hunt to monitor, screen and analyse...