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MTN Group unpacks its Sustainability Report for 2015

May 5, 2016 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

MTN Group continues to make strides in achieving its sustainability vision of protecting and creating economic value for the company and its stakeholders, through responsible environmental and social core business practices. The Group has released its annual Sustainability Report for 2015, which details how MTN is delivering on the three sustainability...

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Business Connexion Group acquires RDC Group

May 5, 2016 • BCX in Africa, Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

As the appetite for cloud-based solutions continues to grow, a number of enterprise companies are moving towards engineering hardware and software to simplify IT, making use of the cloud to allow for easy adoption. Embracing this shift towards cloud adoption,...

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Telkom Group’s Openserve to peer at NAPAfrica

May 4, 2016 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

In another significant move to strengthen customer focus through a more flexible and agile operating model, Telkom Group’s Openserve wholesale and networks division has announced that it is peering at Africa’s largest Internet eXchange Point (IXP),...

Uber South Africa

Uber takes a step towards sustainable mobility with UberGreen

May 4, 2016 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The transport sector accounts for 13% of CO₂ emissions in South Africa, making it the second largest emitter of CO₂ in the country. Every step towards finding ways to reduce carbon emissions from transport will go a long way towards countering CO₂...

SAP

SAP opens new office in Morocco

May 3, 2016 • Company News, North Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

SAP Africa has revealed the official opening of its new office in Casablanca, Morocco. The office opening coincided with the 2016 SAP Africa Francophone Partner Forum event in Casablanca where approximately 100 SAP partners attended. The news follows the...

Riverbed Technology

Riverbed helps Engen accelerate application performance

May 3, 2016 • Company News, Enterprise, Top StoriesComments (0)

Riverbed Technology has revealed that global energy company Engen is using its solutions to centralize Remote and Branch Office (ROBO) IT, and improve productivity, back-up and data security across its multi-national organization. According to the...

Panasonic

Panasonic investing heavily in South Africa

April 29, 2016 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

According to Panasonic the company has strengthened its foothold in the South African market in the past year, Panasonic South Africa began trading as an independent PTY Ltd company on 1st of April 2016. Backed by the support of Panasonic global management,...

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Cisco encourages gender inclusion through Girls Power Tech initiative

April 28, 2016 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

In a global effort to raise awareness around the necessity for girls to consider a career in ICT, today Cisco are once again supporting Girls in ICT Day through their Girls Power Tech initiative. Cisco will be contributing to this all important initiative by...

MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge

MTN encourages transport & logistics industry to realise impact of M2M

April 25, 2016 • Company News, Enterprise, Top StoriesComments (0)

The transport and logistics industry could improve their operation systems should they consider entering the telemetry market and embracing Machine-2-Machine (M2M) technology. The steady growth of the Machine-2-Machine (M2M) industry has been triggered by the...

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14 Middle East & Africa non-profits to receive Microsoft grants

April 22, 2016 • Company News, General, Top StoriesComments (0)

Microsoft Philanthropies has announced grants for over 100 non-profits worldwide, of which 14 are in the Middle East and Africa. These grants are a component of the $75M commitment Microsoft made to increase access to computer science education around the...

MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge

MTN Reveals Entrepreneurship Challenge Finalists

April 20, 2016 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Reveals Entrepreneurship Challenge Finalists

Following a rigorous selection process, involving more than 700 applicants from 26 countries across Africa, the top three finalists in the MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge powered by Jumia, have been revealed. The challenge, which aims to boost entrepreneurship...

Google

Google awards R10 Million grant to African organisation

April 19, 2016 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Google awards R10 Million grant to African organisation

Google has awarded a $717,728 (roughly R10 Million) grant to the Southern Africa Federation of the Disabled (SAFOD) to develop technology that can assist people in Sub-Saharan Africa who are living with disabilities. Related: Google to train 1 million people...

Veeam

Veeam sees double-digit growth in Q1 2016

April 19, 2016 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Veeam sees double-digit growth in Q1 2016

Veeam Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise, has announced a 24 percent year-on-year (YoY) growth in total bookings revenue for Q1 2016, further demonstrating the industry’s growing appetite...

MTN Cloud

New cloud platform offers African SMEs greater convenience

April 19, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Company News, East Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on New cloud platform offers African SMEs greater convenience

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) have been recognised as a key sector of local economies, particularly in emerging markets, where formal SMEs contribute up to 45% of total employment and up to 33% of GDP. In a bid to create greater efficiencies, as well as...

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Philips appoints new distributor in Africa

April 19, 2016 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Philips appoints new distributor in Africa

Philips TV has added a new distribution partner, FondiVersal Technology, to handle its sales and distribution throughout Africa. The distribution deal was completed through Philips’ Singapore affiliate, TP Vision Singapore. According to Phillips,...

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Huawei Uganda inks MOU with ICT ministry

April 18, 2016 • Company News, East Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei Uganda inks MOU with ICT ministry

Huawei Uganda revealed that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of ICT for technological collaboration at the Huawei Technology Festival at the Kampala Serena Hotel. Related: Huawei set to focus on the Internet of Things “This...

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