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African Online Shopping Trends in 2017

January 17, 2017 • Features, Online & Social, Retail, Top StoriesComments (0)

The digital age has seen the rise of many activities that used to require you to leave the house, but can now be done from the comfort of your couch. That of course includes many people’s favorite thing to do, blow all our hard earned cash… Shopping. The rise of online shopping is clear to [&hellip...

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A tech solution to fighting corruption in Africa. (Source: corruptionwatch.org.za)

Technology that could fight corruption in Government

January 17, 2017 • Features, Startups, Top StoriesComments (0)

A startup company in Phoenix is beta testing a new search feature which will allow for greater transparency between government and the public. Agenda Discovery is an Arizona-based local government agenda scanning startup which is looking to add a feature that...

Fake news continues to be a problem around the world and its implications can not be underestimated.

Lies, lies, lies! Fake news the epidemic plaguing the Internet

January 13, 2017 • Features, General, Top StoriesComments (0)

The internet is a wonderful place, filled with information aplenty from thousands if not millions of different sites. You can basically find out anything you want to know on the Internet, the only problem is, it is not all true. In fact, in a growing trend an...

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Richest Africans in Technology

January 11, 2017 • Features, Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

When Forbes released their list of Richest Africans in 2017, the leaders in the tech industry could not be ignored. Here are the 5 richest Africans in tech in 2017: 5. Onsi Sawiris- Egypt $1.07 Billion-telecoms Onsi Sawiris is number 18 on the overall African...

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From an Idea to an App – How not to fail

July 13, 2016 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on From an Idea to an App – How not to fail

Apps fail all the time and so do ideas. It is agonizing if you are the conceiver of the idea or the developer behind the app and it’s even worse if you are both. The numbers tell me a tale that 60 % of Apps don’t even manage to break even on their...

SeedStars Soweto (Photography by Darryl Linington).

In Pictures: Seedstars Soweto

June 17, 2016 • Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on In Pictures: Seedstars Soweto

The latest round of Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup ecosystems, has concluded. The event took place at the eKasi Labs in Soweto, Johannesburg where 11 selected startups were invited to...

Citrix Synergy 2016

Citrix Synergy 2016: Discussing in-depth the importance of Workforce Security

June 2, 2016 • Features, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Citrix Synergy 2016: Discussing in-depth the importance of Workforce Security

At Citrix Synergy 2016, IT News Africa met up with Florin Lazurca, senior technical marketing manager for security at Citrix. In the interview below, Lazurca discusses – in-depth – the importance of Workforce Security within a business....

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In Pictures: Citrix Synergy 2016

May 31, 2016 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on In Pictures: Citrix Synergy 2016

Citrix Synergy 2016 has come to an end; however, Citrix made some major announcements at the event, which was held in Las Vegas, Nevada in the United States of America. At the event, Citrix revealed that it will be placing a major focus on Digital Business...

Citrix Synergy 2016

Citrix Showcases Cloud-first Innovations at Citrix Synergy 2016

May 26, 2016 • Enterprise, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Citrix Showcases Cloud-first Innovations at Citrix Synergy 2016

Rising global competition and accelerating innovation require businesses to become more agile and digital, harnessing the Cloud, Mobile, Big Data and Internet of Things (IoT) to reimagine business models and change how work gets done. According to IDC, over...

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CItrix Synergy 2016: Citrix & Microsoft to help businesses embrace Digital Transformation

May 24, 2016 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on CItrix Synergy 2016: Citrix & Microsoft to help businesses embrace Digital Transformation

At Citrix Synergy 2016, Citrix and Microsoft unveiled an expansion of their strategic partnership to meet the needs of the modern workforce with application and desktop virtualization in the cloud, network delivery, and enterprise mobility management space....

Citrix Synergy 2016

Citrix Synergy 2016 places focus on Digital Business Transformation

May 24, 2016 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Citrix Synergy 2016 places focus on Digital Business Transformation

According to Citrix, customers, as well as their digital businesses, will take center stage at the 2016 Citrix Synergy conference – which is being held in Las Vegas, Nevada in the United States of America. According to the company, this year’s event...

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World Economic Forum Hails Africa’s Top Female Innovators

May 18, 2016 • East Africa, Features, North Africa, People, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on World Economic Forum Hails Africa’s Top Female Innovators

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has selected 5 tech-focused women from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Africa as Africa’s Top Female Innovators. These innovators (listed below) were lauded for their innovations in the areas of IT training,...

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Scaling up solar power to meet Africa’s energy needs

May 18, 2016 • East Africa, Features, Mining & Energy, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Scaling up solar power to meet Africa’s energy needs

In Niger’s eastern region of Diffa in the south of the Ténéré Desert — a vast sandy area across Niger and Chad up in the Sahara desert — are the ruins of a century-old colonial fort. The area around it, an oasis called Agadem, is one of the sunniest...

Intel ISEF 2016 UAE

Intel ISEF 2016: UAE students showcase outstanding innovations

May 17, 2016 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Intel ISEF 2016: UAE students showcase outstanding innovations

The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF 2016), which was held in the United States in Phoenix Arizona, saw approximately 1,700 high school students from over 75 countries in attendance. Among these individuals were two students,...

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Africa’s brightest students shine at Intel ISEF 2016

May 14, 2016 • East Africa, Features, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, Video, West AfricaComments Off on Africa’s brightest students shine at Intel ISEF 2016

The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF 2016), which was held in the United States in Phoenix Arizona, saw approximately 1,700 high school students from over 75 countries in attendance. Among these individuals were students from...

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Intel ISEF 2016: Microbiologist converts organic waste into electricity

May 13, 2016 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Intel ISEF 2016: Microbiologist converts organic waste into electricity

Intel Corporation and the Society for Science & the Public today announced that Han Jie (Austin) Wang, 18, of Vancouver, Canada, is the recipient of the first place Gordon E. Moore Award and US$75,000 for developing microbial fuel cells (MFCs) that more...