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IOT Forum Africa 2017 will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa

IoT Forum Africa set for March 2017

November 24, 2016 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments (0)

More than 200 delegates will convene for IOT Forum Africa 2017, one of Africa’s biggest Internet of Things (IoT) conferences to be held over 29- 30 March in Johannesburg. Coming at a time when IoT is predicted to impact more than 20 billion people by 2020, this conference will highlight the latest products, applications and business opportunities...

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What does 2017 hold for eCommerce in Africa?

November 2, 2016 • Events, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on What does 2017 hold for eCommerce in Africa?

Now in its 3rd year running, eCommerce MoneyAfrica 2017, powered by Kinetic, is taking place at the CTICC in Cape Town on the 22-23 February 2017. Event speakers: Manuel Koser, Founding Partner, Silvertree Capital and Chris Folayan, CEO MallForAfrica share...

Huawei's Director of Government and public Affairs, Jacky Zhang.

Huawei Partners AIGF 2016

October 18, 2016 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei Partners AIGF 2016

Huawei Technologies, is taking part at the ongoing African Internet Governance Forum taking place from 16 – 18 October at the Durban International Convention Centre in South Africa. The annual event which started in 2012, is now on its 5th edition having...

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Huawei Hosts its Safe City Summit in Africa

October 18, 2016 • East Africa, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei Hosts its Safe City Summit in Africa

Huawei hosted its Safe City Africa Summit & Kenya Showcase 2016 in Nairobi, from October 14-15, 2016, attracting more than 200 global customers, partners, experts, and industry analysts in the public safety sector. Entitled “Leading New ICT, Making...

Dr Mohapi SITA CEO addressing delegates at GovTech 2015.

GovTech 2016 lays foundations for Development, Access and Growth

October 14, 2016 • Events, Southern AfricaComments Off on GovTech 2016 lays foundations for Development, Access and Growth

Information and communications technology (ICT) have hailed in the fourth industrial revolution setting a new benchmark for business. However, this era of the Internet of Things (IoT) is also challenging and “disrupting” conventional government service...

The 2 day leadership workshop will take place at the Gordon Institute of Science in November 2016.

Principles of IT Leadership workshop announced

October 13, 2016 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Principles of IT Leadership workshop announced

The Principles of IT Leadership workshop scheduled to take place on 23 – 24 November 2016 promises to develop the skills of heads of technology, and aims to create a foundation for attendees to build upon to achieve more success in their respective...

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Ericsson offers USD10,000 at Innovation Awards

October 13, 2016 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Ericsson offers USD10,000 at Innovation Awards

Ericsson has opened up registration for the sub-Saharan edition of the competition Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA). Innovators and start-ups from across the region can enter the regional contest to win USD 10,000. The global EIA competition, with the same...

Harish Chib, Vice President, Middle East & Africa, Sophos.

Sophos to focus on ‘synchronized security’strategy at GITEX 2016

October 10, 2016 • Events, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Sophos to focus on ‘synchronized security’strategy at GITEX 2016

Sophos will participate in the GITEX Technology Week 2016, to be held in Dubai from October 16-20, 2016. The main focus will be on its ‘synchronized security’ strategy, showcasing its portfolio of next-gen endpoint, network and encryption security...

Angola will host the train-the-trainer workshops during SAP Africa Code week

SAP Africa Code Week arrives in Angola

October 5, 2016 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on SAP Africa Code Week arrives in Angola

Angola will play host to a series of train-the-trainer (TTT) workshops during the official build-up to SAP Africa Code Week (ACW), taking place in Luanda from 4 to 5 October. Founded in 2015, ACW is a continent-wide initiative to simplify the face of software...

Winners of the 2015 Public Service ICT Awards with the Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Dr Siyabonga Cwele and the Deputy Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Prof. Hlengiwe Mkhize.

South Africa: SITA honours ICT e-government excellence

October 4, 2016 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: SITA honours ICT e-government excellence

Information and communications technology (ICT) is an important contributor towards improved public service delivery and the State Information Agency (SITA) will pay tribute to the pioneers of e-government in South Africa. GovTech 2016 will be hosted from 30...

Claude Schuck, regional manager at Veeam Africa

VeeamON Tour targeting Always-On needs of South African enterprises

October 3, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on VeeamON Tour targeting Always-On needs of South African enterprises

Veeam Software will host its annual VeeamON Tour focused on addressing the challenges of availability in the modern enterprise, on October 13 in Fourways, Johannesburg. The one-day event will be attended by top Veeam executives Doug Hazelman, vice president...

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MTN to showcase Aspiring Innovators at Gartner ITxpo

September 28, 2016 • Events, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN to showcase Aspiring Innovators at Gartner ITxpo

MTN Business will give leading ICT entrepreneurs a boost this month, by sponsoring the Gartner ITxpo Aspiring Innovators programme for the second year running. The Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Africa 2016, to be staged in Cape Town from 26 – 28 October...

Lagos Startup Week is a celebration of entrepreneurs, startups and small business  owners in Lagos from 26-30 September

Lagos Startup Week to Offer Free Digital Marketing Masterclass

September 26, 2016 • Events, Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Lagos Startup Week to Offer Free Digital Marketing Masterclass

Lagos Startup Week,the annual week long celebration of startups in Lagos is back and scheduled to take place 24­ to 30  September, 2016 at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki ­Lagos. This years Lagos Startup week theme is “Be Inspired” Lagos Startup week...

Microsoft announced as main partner of the 2016 Innovation Africa Summit (image: Microsoft)

Microsoft main partner of the Innovation Africa Summit 2016

September 14, 2016 • East Africa, EventsComments Off on Microsoft main partner of the Innovation Africa Summit 2016

AfricanBrains has announced that Microsoft is the Main Event Partner for this year’s Innovation Africa Summit 2016 to be held on the 20th – 22nd September in Kenya Nairobi. As the Main Event Partner, Microsoft looks to build partnerships that bring about...

ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao

Global ICT Capacity Building Symposium opens in Nairobi

September 7, 2016 • East Africa, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Global ICT Capacity Building Symposium opens in Nairobi

Over 500 participants from government, business, academia, non-governmental organizations and the United Nations family are meeting in Nairobi this week to formulate and optimize human capacity building strategies for the information and communication...

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2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit: Last Chance to Register

August 22, 2016 • East Africa, Events, Healthcare, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit: Last Chance to Register

IT leaders and healthcare executives have only today and tomorrow left to register for the upcoming 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit, which is set to take place on 24 & 25 August at the Radisson Blu Gautrain in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa...