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FIFA 18 Review

October 3, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Gadgets and Gaming, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on FIFA 18 Review

It is that time of year again, the next edition of one of the biggest gaming series is here. It is, of course, FIFA 18 and it is available now across all platforms. This year’s version looks to build on the success of the previous FIFA titles which have made the game a household name. [&hellip...

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Tantine Founders

Interview: Tantine continues to educate Rwandan teens

October 2, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Healthcare, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: Tantine continues to educate Rwandan teens

A lack of awareness of reproductive health knowledge by many young people in Rwanda has prompted the creation of Tantine, which is an online platform that aims to inform and advise individuals about reproductive health knowledge. The platform was created by...

Connected cars

Gartner Symposium 2017: Discussing the opportunities of the connected vehicle in Africa

September 26, 2017 • East Africa, Features, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Gartner Symposium 2017: Discussing the opportunities of the connected vehicle in Africa

Will Hahn covers Tier 1 communications service provider (CSP) strategies in North America as well as overall market conditions in Africa. He looks at new revenue opportunities for CSPs, such as connected homes and connected cars, direct CSP billing, the rise...

IT News Africa

IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

September 22, 2017 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

This week in tech has been a busy one at that. Not only did we cover the 2017 Gartner Symposium in Cape Town, South Africa – which was held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre – but we also saw a plethora of news from the African...

The challenges facing IT leaders

Gartner Symposium 2017: Keith Fenner talks IoT in Africa

September 22, 2017 • Features, Internet of Things, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner Symposium 2017: Keith Fenner talks IoT in Africa

IT News Africa caught up with Keith Fenner, Vice-President: Sage Enterprise Africa and Middle East, at the 2017 Gartner Symposium held at the Cape Town International Conference Center in South Africa. Fenner, at the Symposium, delivered a presentation about...

Gartner Symposium 2017

Gartner Symposium 2017: Brian Burke identifies the top 10 strategic tech trends

September 21, 2017 • East Africa, Features, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Gartner Symposium 2017: Brian Burke identifies the top 10 strategic tech trends

IT News Africa spoke to Brian Burke, Vice President and Research Head at Gartner, at the 2017 Gartner Symposium held at the Cape Town International Convention Center in South Africa. In the interview, Brian highlighted the top 10 strategic technology trends...

Interview: Showmax-DSTV merger "to contain costs and seek efficiencies"

Interview: DEOD MD discusses industry rocking DSTV/Showmax merger

September 21, 2017 • Features, Online & Social, People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: DEOD MD discusses industry rocking DSTV/Showmax merger

IT News Africa recently spoke to Stephen Watson, MD of Discover Digital, in an interview which looked to reveal his perspective, as a small role player in the video on demand scene, on the recent announcement from Multichoice that Showmax will be available...

Tanzanian government introduces secondary school ICT initiative.

Interview: Smart classrooms to bring digital learning to South Africa

September 21, 2017 • Education, Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: Smart classrooms to bring digital learning to South Africa

Technological advancements in education can impact the quality of education as well as provide ways in which teachers engage and present lessons. It is clear that the future of education is going to change and schools will soon consist of virtual teachers...

Gartner Symposium 2017: Jeffrey Mann discusses Gartner’s aspiring innovator programme

Gartner Symposium 2017: Jeffrey Mann discusses Gartner’s Aspiring Innovator Programme

September 20, 2017 • Features, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner Symposium 2017: Jeffrey Mann discusses Gartner’s Aspiring Innovator Programme

As revealed by Gartner, the goal of the Aspiring Innovator Programme is to both support the African startup technology community, as well as provide delegates access to exciting new local technology providers. Selected by a team of Gartner research analysts,...

Top African business leaders to follow on Twitter

Top African business leaders to follow on Twitter

September 18, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Top African business leaders to follow on Twitter

Many influential people have a strong social media presence. Gone are the days when you had to wait for a conference to get your dose of motivation or the latest update on what a business leader is up to. Social media, specifically Twitter, has gained...

Interview: No better time to join the African digital race

Interview: No better time to join the African digital race

September 14, 2017 • East Africa, Features, North Africa, Online & Social, People, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Interview: No better time to join the African digital race

IT News Africa recently spoke to Hendri Lategan, CEO of Swipe Interactive, in an interview which looks to unpack how mobile apps are changing the face of business on the African continent. Swipe Interactive is a specialist digital solutions agency that...

Discussing how the museums of Kenya 3D printed artifacts to preserve heritage

Discussing how museums of Kenya 3D printed artifacts to preserve heritage

September 12, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Discussing how museums of Kenya 3D printed artifacts to preserve heritage

Tatjana Dzambazova is an inspiring force in AutoDesk’s quest for service excellence and customer satisfaction. Born, raised and educated in Macedonia, Tatjana participated as a student representative in several international architectural and design...

Interview: Demystifying Bitcoin with ProsperiProp

Interview: Demystifying Bitcoin with ProsperiProp

September 12, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Finance, North Africa, Southern Africa, Startups, Top Stories, Video, West AfricaComments Off on Interview: Demystifying Bitcoin with ProsperiProp

IT News Africa recently sat down with the CEO and Founder of ProperiProp, Llew Morkel, who looked to demystify the world of Bitcoin by breaking down the facets that contribute to this disruptive technology. ProsperiProp is a fintech startup that makes it...

Kenya

Top 10 African countries with the fastest download speeds listed

September 7, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Top 10 African countries with the fastest download speeds listed

Internet penetration is growing in Africa and more people use the internet for various reasons such as work, school, accessing information as well as, more recently, streaming video content such as YouTube, Netflix, Showmax, and more. New streaming video...

5 things to consider before signing a cellphone contract

Interview: “Diminishing the monthly expenses of mobile phone consumers”

September 7, 2017 • East Africa, Features, North Africa, Retail, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Interview: “Diminishing the monthly expenses of mobile phone consumers”

IT News Africa recently spoke to the Chief Marketing Officer at Billaway, Tom Haley, in an interview which looked to unpack how the startup is looking to change the marketing industry. Billaway is a growing global start-up which uses a cloud-based marketing...

HISA 2017 in pictures

In Pictures: Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2017

September 5, 2017 • Events, Features, Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on In Pictures: Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2017

The 3rd edition of the Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017) took place on 29 and 30 August 2017 at VodaWorld in Johannesburg, South Africa. The event, which featured provocative panel discussions, interactive roundtables and a roster of...