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Interview: MobileODT using AWS cloud to save lives

Interview: MobileODT using AWS cloud to save lives

November 3, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Healthcare, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Interview: MobileODT using AWS cloud to save lives

IT News Africa recently spoke to Ariel Beery, the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of MobileODT, in an interview which looks to how the use of next-generation smart medical devices can impact healthcare in Africa. MobileODT is inspired by creating the next generation of smart medical devices. They look to combine the power of biomedical [&hellip...

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Motorola MotoZ2 Play and JBL SoundBoost, a perfect match

Motorola Moto Z2 Play Review

October 30, 2017 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on Motorola Moto Z2 Play Review

The slim and sleek Motorola Moto Z2 Play has a thin and light design and makes handling effortless. It is an impressive 5.2mm thick, and arguably the thinnest smartphone in the market. Under Lenovo, Motorola has been producing quality phones and the Motorola...

Is mobile technology really safe?

How consumers can take control of their mobile content

October 25, 2017 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on How consumers can take control of their mobile content

Consumers can take control of their mobile content selection by correctly configuring their cellular network subscription services and by learning more about the structure of the mobile industry. “Taking charge of one’s own mobile content options can be...

Top 5 most affordable laptops for the Kenyan student.

Top 5 most affordable laptops for the Kenyan student

October 20, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 most affordable laptops for the Kenyan student

Every student needs a reliable laptop to complete school assignments, research papers, and essays. Getting a laptop that is capable of all the computing needs of a student is no longer a struggle. Things to consider when buying a laptop as a student range...

Leveraging Innovative Solutions For Bridging The Digital Divide

Interview: “It’s tough for telcos to address the African market”

October 20, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Interview: “It’s tough for telcos to address the African market”

IT News Africa recently spoke to Rajesh Mishra, Co-Founder, President and CTO, Parallel Wireless, in an interview which looked to identify the challenges facing the African telecommunications landscape. Rajesh is the Co-Founder of Parallel Wireless, a...

'We need to have the hunger to innovate' says Vodacom Business Chief Executive

Accenture CEO addresses innovation challenges in South Africa

October 18, 2017 • Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Accenture CEO addresses innovation challenges in South Africa

On 17 October 2017 Accenture hosted the 2017 Accenture Innovation Index and conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference addressed some of the findings of the Accenture Innovation Index 2017. According to the Accenture Innovation Index, innovation...

Ashley Gorakhpurwalla

Dell’s Ashley Gorakhpurwalla discusses the importance of preparing for IoT

October 16, 2017 • Features, Internet of Things, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Dell’s Ashley Gorakhpurwalla discusses the importance of preparing for IoT

Ashley Gorakhpurwalla has more than 25 years of engineering, business management and executive leadership experience in the IT Industry. He is President and General Manager of Dell EMC’s Server Solutions business, which is responsible for the development of...

5.7 million jobs are at risk of total automation in South Africa

Top 5 affordable laptops for the South African student

October 5, 2017 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 affordable laptops for the South African student

Students are in constant need of a device that is affordable and can handle all the workload. There are a variety of laptops available on the market, and picking the right machine that is capable of delivering can sometimes prove to be a challenge. Depending...

FIFA 18 Tips: three easy ways to make coins in the game

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...

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...