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Vodacom reveals 4.3 per cent revenue growth

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

The Vodacom Group, who is part of the Vodafone Group, published its financial results and quarterly update for the period ended 30 June 2014. The report revealed a 4.3 per cent year-on-year growth in group revenues, reaching ZAR18.28 billion (US$1.74 billion). Vodacom said it was continuing with its strategy to reduce prices in order to ...

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MTN scoops two coveted awards

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

MTN has scooped two coveted awards for being voted the Strongest Brand and Most Valuable Brand in the 2014 Brand Finance Awards. The competition is comprised of the top 450 listed companies on the JSE, 10 of which were shortlisted and evaluated for the...

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Samsung partners in good health for Sub-Saharan Africa

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

Samsung Electronics has joined GSMA, an organisation that represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, to partner in initiatives that will see an improved healthcare system. The GSMA Mobile for Development mHealth programme launched a new...

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BitCo updates corporate identity

July 23, 2014 • Company NewsComments (0)

Tier 1 Internet and telephony service provider, BitCo, has updated its corporate identity to better represent its service offering and personality. BitCo has grown up. Since 2006, when BitCo was established, the company has developed exponentially. From...

MTN Africa

MTN Ghana donates to Asafotufiami Festival

July 21, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN Ghana made a five thousand Ghana Cedis donation as a contribution to the Asafotufiami Festival. The theme for the festival is Education: key to the development of Ada Traditional Area. Sales Manager for Greater Accra Region, Simon Amoh stated that,...

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

Tackling the growing data regulation headache

July 18, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

In today’s information-driven world, data is at the heart of enabling businesses to operate and innovate effectively. However, the exponential growth of data, combined with increasing regulation, has left many organisations struggling with the complexity of...

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18000 employees face the axe at Microsoft

July 18, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Microsoft is expected to cut up to 18000 jobs over the next year, this is according to a press release by the software giant. In the press release, the company stated that: ” The cuts are part of a restructuring plan to simplify the organisation and...


MTN Business enhances cloud offering with 5 new services

July 17, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN Business has enhanced its Cloud offering with the addition of five new services to the MTN Cloud bouquet. The services, which range from marketing tools to security and accounting products, aim to simplify and improve how customers run their businesses....


Nedbank launches Send-iMali

July 16, 2014 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Nedbank recently launched Send-iMali. The banking firm has stated that the application is essentially a cost-effective platform in which individuals can send money. According to Nedbank, Send-iMali is a fast, safe and easy-to-use solution for sending money...

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Brazil 2014: Innovation wins it for Germany

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

Germany has taken their fourth World Cup title thanks to a 1-0 win over Argentina at the Maracanã stadium – a well-deserved crown to the team’s fantastic performance in Brazil – and thanks to technology. Success can never be fully planned; good and bad...