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The third edition of NexTV CEO Africa set to take place in Mauritius

The third edition of NexTV CEO Africa set to take place in Mauritius

April 20, 2018 • East Africa, EventsComments (0)

Dataxis brings to you the third edition of NexTV CEO Africa, Africa’s most influential annual event for the TV, media and entertainment industry, organised by DATAXIS. Launched in 2016, NexTV CEO Africa is annually held in Mauritius and sought by to FTAs, Pay-TV channels, OTT, satellite operators, production, distribution and technology companies, media...

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Africa’s journey to overcoming educational barriers to technology adoption

Africa’s journey to overcoming educational barriers to technology adoption

April 20, 2018 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

Integration of technology in the classroom is inevitable as technology continues to dominate in all industries including healthcare, finance as well as retail to name a few. It is clear however that schools in Africa are lagging behind when it comes to...

MENA Innovation 2018: Official Ministerial Summit for ICT Innovation in Education & Digital Inclusion

MENA Innovation 2018: Official Ministerial Summit for ICT Innovation in Education & Digital Inclusion

April 19, 2018 • Education, EventsComments (0)

Industry and government are looking forward with anticipation to MENA Innovation 2018 which will see the gathering of ministers and government officials, under the patronage of HE Yasser El Kady, Egyptian Minister of Communications & Information...

Industry leaders define how Fintech is accelerating positive transformation of banking in Africa

Industry leaders define how Fintech is accelerating positive transformation of banking in Africa

April 19, 2018 • East Africa, Events, FinanceComments (0)

The FinTech space in Africa is witnessing rapid growth as innovative new financial services players disrupt the traditional modalities of banking across the continent. Finnovation Africa: Kenya 2018, which will be held on the 31st of May 2018 at the Radisson...

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Africa Innovation Summit to address Africa’s challenges

April 18, 2018 • East Africa, Events, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments (0)

The second edition of the Africa Innovation Summit is soon approaching and is set to take place from 6-8 June 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda under the patronage of President Paul Kagame, Chairman of the African Union and Pedro Pires (ex-President of Cabo Verde). The...

Facebook, WFP, USAID confirmed for plenary session at ICT4D Conference

Facebook, WFP, USAID confirmed for plenary session at ICT4D Conference

April 17, 2018 • EventsComments (0)

The 10th ICT4D Conference will be held this year May 8-10, 2018 in Lusaka, Zambia and will bring together public, private and civil society organisations from across the humanitarian and international development community. Much focus is now on looking for...

Vega to host national ‘Game Jam

South Africa: Vega to host national ‘Game Jam’

April 17, 2018 • Events, Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Students from Vega, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE),  are about to flex their mental muscles for a two-day ‘Game Jam’, set to take place at the school’s Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town campuses from 21 to 22...

How assistive technology is changing special education

How assistive technology is changing special education

April 16, 2018 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

Special education primarily consists of a variety of educational services that address the individual differences and needs of students with physical or mental disabilities, as well as behavioural disorders. This practice ensures a different approach to...

Kaspersky Lab reveals cybersecurity trends in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa

Kaspersky Lab reveals cybersecurity trends in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa

April 13, 2018 • Events, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

At the 2018 Cyber Security Weekend taking place in Istanbul, Turkey from 11- 14 April, Kaspersky Lab revealed statistics from the Kaspersky Security Network for the first quarter of 2018. According to the statistics an overall increase in local threats...

The 3rd Education Innovation Summit returns to Johannesburg. (Image: Dean Workman)

Education Innovation Summit returns to Johannesburg for 3rd year

April 13, 2018 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

The Education Innovation Summit is set to take place on 31 May 2018 at the Hilton, Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa. Hosted by IT News Africa, the summit is designed to bring together innovation leaders and the academic community to accelerate innovative...

Africa Tech Summit London to connect African tech with global investors and business opportunities

Africa Tech Summit London to connect African tech with global investors and business opportunities

April 6, 2018 • EventsComments Off on Africa Tech Summit London to connect African tech with global investors and business opportunities

African tech leaders are set to return to London for the third Africa Tech Summit London to connect with global investors and business opportunities at St Pauls, Grange Hotel, London on May 16th. The Summit delivers a cross-sectional view of technology...

FinTech in South Africa: Accelerating the digital transformation of financial sector

FinTech in South Africa: Accelerating the digital transformation of financial sector

March 29, 2018 • Events, Finance, Southern Africa, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on FinTech in South Africa: Accelerating the digital transformation of financial sector

The impact of Blockchain, AI, Mobile Money, Digital Wallets and Payment innovations are radically transforming the financial services landscape as FinTech disruptors intensify the challenge to Incumbent Banks in Africa and kickstart new growth opportunities...

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Dell EMC Forum 2018: Watch the livestream here

March 27, 2018 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Dell EMC Forum 2018: Watch the livestream here

Dell EMC will be hosting the Dell EMC Forum 2018 on 27 March 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The forum is set to focus on digital transformation. As revealed by Dell, the keynote speakers will be Doug Woolley, general...

FinTech fast-tracking profitable transformation of financial services in Africa

FinTech fast-tracking profitable transformation of financial services in Africa

March 20, 2018 • East Africa, Events, FinanceComments Off on FinTech fast-tracking profitable transformation of financial services in Africa

The impact of Blockchain, Open Banking, Mobile Money and Payment innovations are radically transforming the financial services landscape as FinTech disruptors intensify the challenge to incumbent banks and kickstart new opportunities in Kenya. Africa’s...

IOTFA 2018

Day one of IOT Forum Africa 2018 attracts high-level execs

March 15, 2018 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Day one of IOT Forum Africa 2018 attracts high-level execs

Day one of the Internet of Things Forum Africa (#IOTFA2018), which took place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, South Africa between 14 and 15 March 2018 saw high-level executives and influential decision makers convene to discuss the latest...

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SqwidNet the Diamond sponsor for the second iteration of the IOT Forum Africa 2018

March 14, 2018 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on SqwidNet the Diamond sponsor for the second iteration of the IOT Forum Africa 2018

SqwidNet, the licensed Sigfox IoT network operator in South Africa is the Diamond Sponsor for the second iteration of the IOT Forum Africa 2018 (#IOTFA2018), scheduled on 14 – 15 March 2018. This conference is targeted at thought leaders, IoT ecosystem...