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AfricaCom 2017: Reshaad Sha discusses the growth of SqwidNet

SqwidNET returns as Diamond Sponsor of IoT Forum Africa

December 12, 2017 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments (0)

SqwidNET is returning to IoT Forum Africa 2018 as Diamond Sponsor. The long term partnership signifies SqwidNET’s dedication to facilitating the growth of IoT in Africa. The theme for next year’s conference and exhibition is powering a new era of operational transformation. On the 14th and 15th of March 2018, IoT Forum Africa 2018 will...

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1.3 million Africans taught coding during African Code Week 2017

1.3 million Africans taught coding during African Code Week 2017

December 5, 2017 • Events, General, Top StoriesComments (0)

On Tuesday, 5 December 2017, SAP revealed that its Africa Code Week programme saw 1.3 million youths across 35 countries learn basic coding skills. The project had a target of training half a million African youth between 18 and 25 October, so the 1.3 million...

FNB awards R10.5 million to employees at FNB Innovators Awards

FNB awards R10.5 million to employees at FNB Innovators Awards

November 29, 2017 • Events, Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

First National Bank (FNB) has announced that it has awarded over R 10.5 million to its most innovative employees for radically disrupting and introducing game-changing innovations within the financial industry through its FNB Innovators Awards. This adds to...

Westcon-Comstor Receives EMEAR Award as Africa Distributor of the year at Cisco Partner Summit 2017

Westcon-Comstor Receives EMEAR Award as Africa Distributor of the year at Cisco Partner Summit 2017

November 28, 2017 • Events, General, Southern Africa, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Westcon-Comstor Receives EMEAR Award as Africa Distributor of the year at Cisco Partner Summit 2017

Westcon-Comstor is delighted to announce that the company was recently awarded the title as Africa Distributor of the Year (2017) at the recent Cisco Partner Summit held in Dallas Texas this month. The award recognises the efforts made by the Comstor arm of...

How to adapt to the future of work

How to adapt to the future of work

November 21, 2017 • Events, Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on How to adapt to the future of work

On Tuesday 21 November 2017 Deloitte hosted an event at its offices in Johannesburg, South Africa which looked to tackle how businesses and governments can approach the future of work. Now this is an extremely loaded term, “future of work,” it...

SqwidNet announced as Diamond sponsor of IOTFA2018

IOT Forum Africa 2018 to tackle blockchain, smart cities, AI and more

November 21, 2017 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on IOT Forum Africa 2018 to tackle blockchain, smart cities, AI and more

Under the theme, “Powering a new era of operational transformation,” IT leaders and senior executives will converge in Johannesburg on the 14th & 15th of March, for the Internet of Things Forum Africa 2018 (#IOTFA2018). This event will...

Most powerful internet of things companies operating in Africa.

Most powerful Internet of Things companies operating in Africa

November 21, 2017 • Events, Internet of Things, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Most powerful Internet of Things companies operating in Africa

The Internet of Things is disrupting the way organisations conduct business worldwide. In a few years to come, the world will see a massive growth in connected things from our devices to our homes and cars. Businesses worldwide are seeking ways in which to...

Huawei technology drives Cameroon to Smart City award recognition

Huawei technology drives Cameroon to Smart City award recognition

November 20, 2017 • Events, Mining & Energy, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Huawei technology drives Cameroon to Smart City award recognition

In Barcelona, Spain, November 16, 2017 at the World Smart City awards held at the Smart City Expo World Congress 2017 (SCEWC), Cameroon was recognised with a nomination for the Innovation Idea Award for its solar energy project. They were not the only Huawei...

Da Vinci TT100 Award winners revealed

South Africa: Da Vinci TT100 Award winners revealed

November 17, 2017 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Da Vinci TT100 Award winners revealed

The TT100 Business Innovation Awards 2017 that took place in Johannesburg, South Africa on Wednesday, 15 November 2017 saw South Africa’s most innovative companies recognised for being role models in the management of innovation and technology. These...

Huawei releases the "brain" of smart city at SCEWC

Huawei releases the “brain” of smart city at SCEWC 2017

November 15, 2017 • Events, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei releases the “brain” of smart city at SCEWC 2017

ICT solutions provider, Huawei, at the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) on 14 November 2017 in Barcelona, Spain released their Intelligent Operation Center (IOC), a solution that functions as the “brain” of the Smart City, connecting the digital and...

The Smart City Expo World Congress 2017, Barcelona, Spain.

In Pictures: Smart City Expo World Congress 2017

November 15, 2017 • Events, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on In Pictures: Smart City Expo World Congress 2017

The Smart City Expo World Congress 2017, which is being held in Barcelona, Spain, from 14-16 November 2017, drew in the masses as over 17 thousand people converged on the Spanish city to gain thoughtful insight from speakers and exhibitors of the leading...

The future arrives in the Gulf as the Future Cities Show season kicks off

The future arrives in the Gulf as the Future Cities Show season kicks off

November 14, 2017 • Events, General, Internet of Things, SponsoredComments Off on The future arrives in the Gulf as the Future Cities Show season kicks off

The second edition of the Future Cities Show, that will take place in Dubai, UAE, from April 9-11, 2018, will set the tone for smart cities through the three pillars – sustainability, innovation, happiness and showcase the future of urban life. With a theme...

Huawei to launch Mobile APP store across Africa

Huawei showcases smart city nervous system at SCEWC 2017

November 14, 2017 • Events, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei showcases smart city nervous system at SCEWC 2017

The Smart City Expo World Congress 2017 (SCEWC) in Barcelona, Spain got underway on 14 November 2017 and looked to showcase the latest developments the progression towards smart cities. Under the theme of “Leading New ICT, Creating a Smart City Nervous...

What's in store for delegates attending AfricaCom 2017

What’s in store for delegates attending AfricaCom 2017?

October 24, 2017 • Events, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on What’s in store for delegates attending AfricaCom 2017?

Anyone who’s anyone in African telecoms and technology will be in Cape Town at AfricaCom 2017 from 7-9 November. The continent’s single largest and most influential technology, media and telecoms (TMT) event, promises opportunities to witness future tech...

Celebrating 20 years of Africa’s telecoms and technology journey

AfricaCom 2017: Celebrating 20 years of Africa’s telecoms and technology journey

October 23, 2017 • East Africa, Events, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on AfricaCom 2017: Celebrating 20 years of Africa’s telecoms and technology journey

AfricaCom, Africa’s largest technology, telecoms and media event celebrates its 20th anniversary in November 2017, and promises delegates and exhibitors three days of thought-provoking content and cutting-edge technology and a glimpse into what the future...

2017 AfricaCom Awards

Here’s what’s free to do at AfricaCom 2017

October 22, 2017 • Events, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Here’s what’s free to do at AfricaCom 2017

The 20th AfricaCom conference in Cape Town on 7-9 November 2017 will be tackling the hottest topics for 2017, including IoT, Big Data, FinTech, digital health, sustainable power solutions, digital education and much more. While the conference is predominately...