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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 in the region had a mix of fun-filled activities along with business ...

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South Africa: Municipality improves service delivery with tech

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

The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (EMM) covers 15.6% of Gauteng’s land mass and accounts for 26% of the population of Gauteng, making it Sub-Saharan Africa’s most economically powerful region. Considering the scope of the Ekurhuleni municipality,...

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Ghana: Vodafone reveals App Star winners

December 9, 2014 • Company News, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Vodafone Ghana has rewarded the winners of the App Star competition, after the final contest was held in Accra. According to Vodafone, the App Star contest is a mobile app competition that uncover creative and innovative app developers in Ghana. Furthermore,...

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Kenyan students to benefit from ICT skills training in China

December 8, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Huawei Technologies (Kenya) in collaboration with the Ministry of Information & Technology has today sent-off the first beneficiaries of the “Huawei Seeds for the Future” Internship program. This programme, which is aimed at up skilling top...

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East Africa: Innovation Lab to expand digital financial services

December 4, 2014 • Company News, East Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

MasterCard has unveiled the launch of MasterCard Labs for Financial Inclusion, a new initiative seeking to impact more than 100 million people globally by developing practical and cost-effective financial tools that expand access and help build stable futures...

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Master the course with the TomTom Golfer

December 3, 2014 • Company News, Gadgets and GamingComments (0)

TomTom has launched the all new TomTom Golfer, a GPS sports watch designed to make it easy for golfers to improve their game.  Unique course graphics clearly show accurate distances to hazards and layups, and the best approach to the green. The TomTom Golfer...

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IT is a strategic lever for business growth in Nigeria

December 3, 2014 • Company News, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

According to a recent survey conducted by EMC Corporation, over 90 per cent of business leaders in Nigeria have identified information technology as a strategic lever for business growth. The survey of 528 business and technology decision makers across...

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MTN apologises to customers for network disruptions

December 2, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

According to MTN, the company has conveyed its sincerest apologies to customers that may have been affected by service disruptions in the last two weeks. According to the network, as MTN adapts to meet the increasing quality and capacity demands on the...

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MTN appoints industry veteran to head up MTN Business

December 2, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN South Africa has appointed Alpheus Mangale as the Chief Enterprise Officer effective December 1. Mangale joins MTN from Cisco where he was the Managing Director of the South African operation. He replaces Lambo Kanagaratnam who is leaving MTN to pursue...

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MTN enables sending of money between Ivory Coast and Benin

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

MTN Group has revealed the launch of a mobile money cross-border remittance service between Ivory Coast and Benin, to further enable the cheaper and easy movement of money in the West Africa region. The Ivory Coast-Benin mobile money cross-border corridor...

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Ticketless IT: From Tribal Knowledge to Connected Intelligence

November 28, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Today we are faced with a generation of users for whom search and social collaboration is expected as standard. As digital natives, they don’t have the time or patience for lengthy waits while IT gurus slowly get to grips with their technical issues –...

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IS & Etisalat to extend MPLS network in Africa

November 27, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Internet Solutions (IS) and Etisalat have signed a bilateral partnership agreement which will extend the reach of both companies’ Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network coverage across the Middle East Region and Africa. According to both companies,...

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MTN & GIBS partner for Spirit of Youth & Career Expo 2015

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

MTN Group has partnered with the Gordon Institute of Business Sciences (GIBS) to roll out the Spirit of Youth initiative, the institution’s leadership development programme. This is a three year partnership that will commence in 2015. The objective of the...

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Choose the future of making money online, choose Bebuzee

November 25, 2014 • Company NewsComments (0)

For years, people have struggled to make money online. Are you tired of countless surveys and no-ending questionnaires? Do you work full time? Do you have responsibilities? Do you want to share revenue with an up and coming social network by posting images of...

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Nigeria: Airtel to sell Nigerian towers to ATC

November 25, 2014 • Company News, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

American Tower Corporation and Airtel have inked an agreement for the sale of over 4,800 of Airtel’s communications towers in Nigeria. According to the agreement, Airtel will be the anchor tenant on the portfolio under a lease with a ten-year initial...

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Namibia: Paratus Telecom purchases Vox Telecom

November 25, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Vox Telecom has concluded the sale of its Namibian operation to Paratus Telecom. The deal was made for an undisclosed amount and includes all assets and full staff complement. Talks between the two organisations commenced in 2013, with a view to combining the...