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The Innovation Hub appoints new CEO in South Africa

December 12, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments (0)

Gauteng Growth and Development Agency and The Innovation Hub Board Members have announced the appointment of Advocate Pieter Holl as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Innovation Hub. Advocate Pieter Holl succeeds Dr McLean Sibanda and was the Acting CEO from June to November 2018. Prior to joining The Innovation Hub, Advocate Pieter Holl [&hellip...

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Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled unlawfully promoted cryptocurrency

Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled unlawfully promoted cryptocurrency

November 30, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled unlawfully promoted cryptocurrency

Professional boxer, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and music producer, DJ Khaled are in hot water over allegations made against them of unlawfully promoting Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Both men failed to disclose payments they received for promoting investments in...

Managing the impact of the global digital component shortage

Top CIO, IT Personality for 2018 named at IITPSA President’s Awards

November 30, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Top CIO, IT Personality for 2018 named at IITPSA President’s Awards

  Etion’s Teddy Daka and Absa’s Jacques Barkhuizen have been named SA’s IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the Year at the SA IT industry’s top annual awards. The annual Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA (IITPSA) 2018...

Etion Secure appoints new Executive

Etion Secure appoints new Executive

November 25, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Etion Secure appoints new Executive

  Etion has announced the appointment of Gaopalelwe Mogapi, who joins Etion Secure, the group’s cybersecurity solutions provider, as Executive: Cloud Services.   “Gao joins Etion Secure from Accenture where she was the Technology...

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams sworn in as new Minister of Communications

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams sworn in as new Minister of Communications

November 23, 2018 • People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams sworn in as new Minister of Communications

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the Department of Communications and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services will be merging into what will henceforth only be known as the Department of Communications during a Cabinet reshuffle on...

Andrew Hall named new Managing Director for Paratus Namibia

Andrew Hall named new Managing Director for Paratus Namibia

November 16, 2018 • PeopleComments Off on Andrew Hall named new Managing Director for Paratus Namibia

Paratus has announced the appointment of Andrew Hall as its new Managing Director for Paratus Namibia. He will be taking over the reins from John D’Alton who will be taking over regulatory, legal and also marketing strategies for the Paratus Group in...

Vodacom appoints new Managing Executive for IoT Africa

Vodacom appoints new Managing Executive for IoT Africa

November 13, 2018 • Internet of Things, People, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom appoints new Managing Executive for IoT Africa

Vodacom Group has appointed Peter Malebye as Managing Executive for Internet of Things (IoT) Africa Vodacom Group Business. Peter, who has almost 20 years of experience replaces Deon Liebenberg. Peter previously held the position of Managing Executive...

Twitter mourns the passing of comic book legend Stan Lee

Twitter mourns the passing of comic book legend Stan Lee

November 13, 2018 • Online & Social, People, Top StoriesComments Off on Twitter mourns the passing of comic book legend Stan Lee

Stan Lee, the creator of Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four, and The Incredible Hulk, has died at the age of 95. Lee passed away on Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and his death was confirmed by Kirk Schenck, an attorney for Lee’s...

Interview: Nneile Nkholise, Managing Director at iMed Tech

November 12, 2018 • Healthcare, People, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: Nneile Nkholise, Managing Director at iMed Tech

iMed Tech is a company that specializes in medical design, engineering and, technology. Their aim as a company is to fill the gaps of growing prosthetic demand in South Africa and to use technology that enables the production of high quality products, that...

Cell C appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Cell C appoints new Chief Financial Officer

November 8, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Cell C appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Cell C  has appointed Zafar ‘Zaf’ Mahomed as the new Chief Financial Officer. “We are pleased to welcome Zaf Mahomed to Cell C. He brings extensive financial, management and business experience to the role and we look forward to adding his expertise...

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Infinidat appoints new Head of Solutions Architecture for South Africa

October 30, 2018 • PeopleComments Off on Infinidat appoints new Head of Solutions Architecture for South Africa

Infinidat has appointed Eugene Beauzec as Head of Solutions Architecture for their South African division. The appointment follows Infinidat’s strategic establishment of a local presence earlier this year, with Hayden Sadler at the helm, as Country Manager....

Pinnacle brings Huawei POL Hotel Solution to SA Hospitality Sector

Kyocera SA appoints new corporate sales manager

October 30, 2018 • PeopleComments Off on Kyocera SA appoints new corporate sales manager

Kyocera Document Management Solutions South Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of Warren James Lock to the position of Corporate Sales Manager at the company’s South African headquarters. Lock holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Marketing and...

Liquid Telecom appoints Wellington Makamure as new Regional CEO of Southern Africa

Liquid Telecom appoints new Regional CEO of Southern Africa

October 16, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Liquid Telecom appoints new Regional CEO of Southern Africa

Liquid Telecom has appointed Wellington Makamure as the new Regional CEO of Southern Africa, placing him in charge of four key markets in the region. In his new role, Wellington will be directly responsible for the leadership, strategic and operational...

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies age 65

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies age 65

October 16, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies age 65

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has passed away at the age of 65. Paul Allen’s company released the following statement upon his passing: “It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our founder Paul G. Allen, co-founder of Microsoft and...

Liquid Telecom appoints Adil Youssefi as new Regional CEO of East Africa

October 15, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Liquid Telecom appoints Adil Youssefi as new Regional CEO of East Africa

Liquid Telecom has appointed Adil Youssefi as the new Regional CEO of East Africa, where he will oversee five key markets in the region. In his new role, Adil will be directly responsible for the leadership, strategic and operational management of Liquid...

NCC Inaugurates New Governing Board of DBI

Nigeria: NCC Inaugurates New Governing Board of DBI

October 15, 2018 • People, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: NCC Inaugurates New Governing Board of DBI

The Nigerian Communications Commission has inaugurated the new governing board of Digital Bridge Institute (DBI). Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye who delivered the Keynote address on behalf of the Minister of Communications Technology, Barrister Abdul-Raheem...