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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 third phase of the training session, held this past weekend. The session was held in ...

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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...

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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...

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Huawei invests 100 Million NGN to train Nigerian youths

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

Huawei Nigeria has invested 100 million NGN ($616,956.89) in a six-month vocational training for 41 Niger Delta youths. The 41 beneficiaries attending the scholarship program left the country on Sunday for Malaysia. Before leaving the country, each...

Easy Taxi and Samsung have partnered to offer customers in Lagos complimentary transport on 14 and 15 February 2014. (Image source: Google/

Nigeria: Easy Taxi to drive Ebola awareness campaign

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

Easy Taxi and Dettol have set up a training session for the Easy Taxi drivers during their monthly meeting to inform them on the symptoms and preventive measures of the deadly Ebola virus. The drivers who were visibly pleased with the session were also...

Michael Fletcher, sales director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa (image: Ruckus)

Ruckus Wireless expands its presence in Africa

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

Ruckus Wireless has appointed Westcon Africa as the latest member of its distributor network. The agreement is set to assist the company to expand further into Africa. Additionally, the agreement has placed Westcon Africa as an official distributor of all...

Trevor Coetzee - Regional Director South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa McAfee

McAfee appoints new regional director for Sub Saharan Africa

August 20, 2014 • Company News, PeopleComments (0)

McAfee, part of Intel Security, has revealed the appointment of Trevor Coetzee as its new regional director, South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa. Coetzee’s  primary responsibilities will be the overall guidance and direction of the South African and...