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Telcos go to war in Africa

July 23, 2015 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

African telecommunication companies have hit the headlines hard this week as MTN Nigeria and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) are set to face Etisalat in a Federal High Court battle in Lagos. The battle commenced after Etisalat claimed that the NCC had allegedly given its competitor MTN Nigeria a market advantage over it. MTN joins [&hellip...

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Exclusive: African inventor tackles visual impairment with ThinkAndZoom

July 20, 2015 • Features, People, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Wearable technology is all the rage in the technology scene. These devices can track your movement, monitor your heart rate and even suggest how much exercise you need on a daily basis. Wearables come in many forms, including devices like Google Glass, Smart...

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Business Connexion CEO discusses harnessing technology to leverage IoT

June 24, 2015 • BCX in Africa, Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

The internet of things is driving the need for organisations to transform into digital businesses and this is disrupting business operations like never before. Being globally competitive means being able to make rapid business decisions. For companies this...

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Mobile Roaming versus Wi-Fi Connectivity: What are the risks?

May 18, 2015 • Features, Top StoriesComments (1)

Whether you are travelling throughout Africa, or globally, you may be considering activating your mobile roaming services with your mobile operator of choice. While mobile roaming services are indeed a blessing, especially when it comes to staying in contact...

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In Pictures: Citrix Synergy 2015

May 18, 2015 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

Citrix Synergy 2015 has come to an end; however, Citrix made some major announcements at the event, which was held at the Orange County Convention Centre in Orlando Florida. At the event, Citrix revealed advances to XenMobile, and CEO, Mark Templeton,...

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Intel Solutions Summit 2015: Intel sets sights on African Market

May 7, 2015 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

During an exclusive media briefing at the Intel Solutions Summit 2015 (ISS 2015) Intel’s Christian Morales, VP and General Manager for Europe, Middle East, Africa revealed that Intel is not only looking to expand in South Africa, but the company is also...

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What if African nations operated as one big innovation ecosystem?

May 6, 2015 • East Africa, Features, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

With the fourth edition of the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) around the corner, I am eagerly waiting to meet the creators of the latest innovations that were shortlisted for the Award. I find myself preoccupied with a subject that both excites me and...

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Exclusive: Taking an in-depth look at Intel’s Compute Stick

May 4, 2015 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

At the Intel Solutions Summit 2015 (ISS 2015), which was held at the Yas Marina Formula One Circuit in Abu Dhabi, Intel gave IT News Africa an exclusive first look at its latest innovation – the Intel Compute Stick. During the preview session, John...

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In Pictures: Intel Solutions Summit 2015 – Abu Dhabi

April 30, 2015 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

The Intel Solutions Summit 2015 (ISS 2015), which was held at the Yas Marina Formula 1 Circuit in Abu Dhabi, showcased an impressive amount of technology under one roof. Not only was the Oculus Rift on show, but Intel showcased one of it’s upcoming, as...

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Xenophobia: Youths attack MTN office in Abuja

April 23, 2015 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN’s regional office in Abuja ceased operations on Wednesday 22 April 2015 following attacks by irate youths. According to a news24 report, the attackers were allegedly protesting the on-going xenophobic attacks in South Africa. The report reveals...

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Rwandan girls urged to take up studies and careers in ICT

April 23, 2015 • East Africa, Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

The Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana, has called on Rwandan girls to take up studies and careers in ICT as these offer a chance for them to enhance their skills and tackle unemployment challenges. Minister Nsengimana made the call in a...

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Top Tech Tips to lock down your social media account

March 27, 2015 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

With mobile devices becoming more prominent in our day-to-day lives, as tech-savvy Africans, we are constantly accessing social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. While these platforms are secure in their own right, they can...


Can E-learning bridge the national educational gap?

March 11, 2015 • Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The recent announcement by the Gauteng provincial government to initiate a paperless classroom project as well as the Western Cape government’s commitment to spend R1.2-billion to implement e-learning in 1 250 local schools, is a significant step toward...

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In Pictures: Mobile World Congress 2015

March 9, 2015 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC) was definitely a highlight for mobile manufacturers and telecom providers this year. According to the event organiser, MWC attracted a staggering 93,000 attendees from over 200 countries. Hosted in the Mobile World Capital...

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Top Tech Stories of the Week – MWC 2015 Edition

March 7, 2015 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC) has come and gone; however, there were many highlights and big announcements made at the enormous tech and telecom focused event. At MWC 2015, Ericsson had a huge presence at the event. Not only did Ericsson have a dedicated...

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MWC 2015: Huawei & Surfline set to expand 4G LTE in Ghana

March 5, 2015 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

At Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), Surfline Communications and Huawei held an intimate press conference in order to disclose to IT News Africa that both parties plan to expand their 4G LTE network collaboration. The agreement is essentially planned to cover...