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MTN recognised at Nedbank Sustainable Business Awards

October 31, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN and Fenix International have been recognised at the Nedbank Sustainable Business Awards for a solar charging solution that’s improving the lives of communities without access to electricity and financial services in Uganda and Rwanda. The awards, held in Johannesburg last night, acknowledge businesses that create long-term value for themselves,...

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Microsoft finalises job cuts with another 3000 layoffs

October 31, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Back in July 2014, Microsoft was expected to cut up to 18000 jobs. According to a press statement, the company revealed that the cuts were part of a restructuring plan to simplify the organisation as well as align the recently acquired Nokia Devices and...

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MTN SA introduces 49 cents per minute international call tariff

October 30, 2014 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN South Africa has launched a new international calling promotion that will see customers being provided with the opportunity to call selected destinations from as little as 79 cents per minute. MTN will also introduce the new international calling bundle...

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

HDS unveils 3 new options for private and hybrid cloud

October 30, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. announced 3 new ways for customers, providers and partners to gain the benefits of the cloud without compromising the control, flexibility or security of their data. First is...

Bebuzee has reached over five million users since its launch four months ago

Bebuzee the Social Network That shares Revenue with Its Users

October 29, 2014 • Company NewsComments (0)

Living in the times of Social Media In this day and age, the means people use to communicate with each other seem to be just as important to many of us as eating and drinking is. It seems that all we do, think or say has to first go through some sort of...

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Terragon Group MD to speak at GSMA Mobile 360

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

Terragon Group’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Elo Umeh, will be a speaker at the GSMA Mobile 360 Africa event – which will hold on November 5-7 2014 at The Clock Tower Conference Centre in Cape Town, South Africa. The Conference...

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IBM & Airtel to launch Ebola containment initiatives in Africa

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

Airtel, IBM Research Africa and Kenya’s Echo Mobile have joined forces to launch several initiatives to help curb the spread of Ebola in West Africa. The initiatives include a citizen engagement and analytics system in Sierra Leone that enables...

Bebuzee has reached over five million users since its launch four months ago

Bebuzee, the Future of Social Networking

October 28, 2014 • Company NewsComments (0)

We are Bebuzee! Our phenomenal social network, has seen unbelievable success, reaching over five million users sign up since its launch four months ago without the uses of any media coverage. We have focused on and tweaked that one particular issue most web...

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Seagate set to invest in Africa

October 24, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Africa as a region has been attracting attention and focus in the IT sector over the past two years due to the vast growth opportunities. Seagate has placed a three year strategy to grow its presence and investments in Africa, with their key focus...

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Uganda: Huawei to offer e-lab to school in Lira

October 24, 2014 • Company News, East Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Huawei is set to offer an e-lab to the Dr. Obote College School, which is located in the Lira District. According to Huawei Uganda, the e-lab is a reward for the school’s achievement for becoming champions at the recently concluded Science and...

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HCL & De Beers Group ink multi-million dollar IT deal

October 24, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

HCL Technologies has inked an IT Infrastructure transformation contract with leading diamond business, the De Beers Group. Leveraging its Enterprise of Future (EoF) offering, HCL is expected to deliver end-to-end IT infrastructure solutions  including data...

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MTN Uganda receives US$100 000 towards community projects

October 23, 2014 • Company NewsComments (0)

MTN Group today recognised employees in Uganda for their selflessness and dedication towards improving the lives of ordinary people, including the blind, as part of this year’s 21 Days of Y’ello Care campaign, a popular employee volunteer initiative in...

Larry Annetts, the incoming Chief Marketing Officer of MTN South Africa

MTN social media strategy wins string of awards

October 23, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN was the only telecommunications company to bag a string of New Generation Awards in recognition for the exceptional work performed by its digital and social media team. MTN was awarded gold under the Best Online Newsletter category, silver award for The...

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LG donates 2000 smartphones to fight Ebola in West Africa

October 23, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Samsung Electronics South Africa revealed earlier this week that it will be donating 3000 smartphones, worth about USD 1 million (ZAR10,9 million) to support the ongoing fight against Ebola. LG is now doing the same. LG is expected to donate 2000 smartphones...

MTN’s enterprise customers can now benefit from the operator’s ability to deliver Local Area Network (LAN) services (Image source: File)

MTN upgrades Steve Tshwete Secondary School

October 22, 2014 • Company NewsComments (0)

The MTN SA Foundation, in conjunction with the Gauteng Department of Education, has donated a fully equipped computer laboratory to Centurion based Steve Tshwete Secondary School to help it meet its connectivity and learning requirements. This is the 43rd...

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BCX & Telkom still awaiting regulatory approval

October 22, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Business Connexion (BCX) and Telkom are still awaiting regulatory approval, in a number of countries, for Telkom’s takeover of the company. According to a statement made to shareholders, the company revealed that it still needs approvals from the...