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Huawei's CTO, Steve Apps, unpacks IOT as part of a "Smart Cities" landscape

Interview: Huawei’s CTO, Steve Apps, unpacks IOT as part of a “Smart Cities” landscape

September 20, 2018 • Internet of Things, People, Top StoriesComments (0)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a talking point in many discussions on how connectivity will move us forward as a society and what kinds of technologies will help shape future cities. Huawei is one of many large tech companies with a vested interest in IoT. Steve Apps, Huawei’s Chief Technology Officer, recently spoke on the subject [&hellip...

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Visa appoints Marianne Mwaniki as Senior Vice President of Social Impact

Visa appoints Marianne Mwaniki as Senior Vice President of Social Impact

September 17, 2018 • East Africa, Finance, PeopleComments (0)

Visa announced that Marianne Mwaniki has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Social Impact, with responsibility for the company’s comprehensive strategy in the areas of financial inclusion, financial literacy, corporate social responsibility...

Robert Lipovsky unpacks popular cyber threats

Interview: Senior Malware Researcher at ESET unpacks popular cyber threats

September 11, 2018 • People, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: Senior Malware Researcher at ESET unpacks popular cyber threats

Cybercrime remains a looming threat in the ICT sector and doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. Cybercriminals continue to find new and sophisticated ways to override security protocols for malicious purposes. In 2017, we saw the rise of ransomware as...

Ruckus Networks Appoints Bart Giordano as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Ruckus Networks Appoints Bart Giordano as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

September 9, 2018 • Company News, PeopleComments Off on Ruckus Networks Appoints Bart Giordano as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Ruckus Networks, an ARRIS company, has announced Bart Giordano as the company’s new Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Giordano will report to Ian Whiting, President of Ruckus Networks. He will be responsible for revenue, gross margin, and all...

Ecobank Nigeria’s new MD reconfirms Customer-Centricity in Ecobank

Ecobank Nigeria’s new MD reconfirms Customer-Centricity in Ecobank

September 6, 2018 • People, West AfricaComments Off on Ecobank Nigeria’s new MD reconfirms Customer-Centricity in Ecobank

Ecobank Nigeria has announced its new Managing Director and Regional Executive, Patrick Akin Akinwuntan. The vastly experienced banking professional is passionate about bringing customer-friendly banking services to every household in Nigeria. This means that...

Ghana: NCA appoints new Deputy Director General

Ghana: NCA appoints new Deputy Director General

September 5, 2018 • People, West AfricaComments Off on Ghana: NCA appoints new Deputy Director General

Ghana’s telecom regulator, the National Communications Authority (NCA) has announced the appointment of Olivia Okailey Quartey as its new Deputy Director General. Quartey is a graduate of the University of Ghana, Legon and Mountcrest College, a bilingual...

MTN Nigeria appoints new COO

MTN Nigeria appoints new COO

August 22, 2018 • People, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on MTN Nigeria appoints new COO

MTN Nigeria has announced the appointment of Mazen Mroue as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). With over 22 years of experience in telecoms and information communications technology (ICT), Mroue joins MTN Nigeria from MTN Irancell, where he had served as...

F5 appoints David Helfer as Senior Vice President for EMEA Sales

F5 appoints David Helfer as Senior Vice President for EMEA Sales

August 17, 2018 • PeopleComments Off on F5 appoints David Helfer as Senior Vice President for EMEA Sales

F5 Networks has announced the appointment of David Helfer as its new Senior Vice President of Sales for the UK, Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). A veteran leader of high-performance global teams, David has more than 25 years of deep industry knowledge...

Thingstream appoints Philipp Bolliger as new CEO

Thingstream appoints Philipp Bolliger as new CEO

August 4, 2018 • Internet of Things, PeopleComments Off on Thingstream appoints Philipp Bolliger as new CEO

Thingstream today announced the appointment of Philipp Bolliger as chief executive officer. Building on the impressive growth the company has generated since its inception last year, Bolliger is tasked with growing the business internationally and extending...

Dr Bill Venter steps down from Altron board

Dr Bill Venter steps down from Altron board

July 31, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Dr Bill Venter steps down from Altron board

JSE-listed Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron) announced on Tuesday, 31 July 2018 that Dr WP (Bill) Venter, founder of the Altron Group, had taken the decision to retire as non-executive director from the Altron Board with effect from 31 July...

Grant Bennett has been appointed as Country Manager for SUSE South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa.

SUSE appoints Grant Bennett as Country Manager for South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa

July 26, 2018 • Company News, PeopleComments Off on SUSE appoints Grant Bennett as Country Manager for South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa

Grant Bennett has been appointed as Country Manager for SUSE South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. The appointment, effective from July, will see Grant continue to support and grow strong market alignment for SUSE’s brand locally. Grant takes over from...

Liquid Telecom appoints Stephane Duproz to head Africa Data Centres

Liquid Telecom appoints Stephane Duproz to head Africa Data Centres

July 24, 2018 • East Africa, People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Liquid Telecom appoints Stephane Duproz to head Africa Data Centres

Data centre operator Africa Data Centres (ADC) has named Stephane Duproz as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately. Part of the Liquid Telecom Group, ADC was launched in 2018 to address the growing demand for cloud storage and data...

Ahmad Mokhle, newly appointed  Liquid Telecom, Group Chief Operating Officer (GCOO)

Liquid Telecom appoints new Group Chief Operating Officer

July 23, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Liquid Telecom appoints new Group Chief Operating Officer

Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has announced that Ahmad Mokhles has been appointed as Group Chief Operating Officer (GCOO), a new position within the group. Effective immediately, Ahmad will help drive operational excellence across the...

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Cisco appoints Clayton Naidoo General Manager for Sub Saharan Africa

July 18, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Cisco appoints Clayton Naidoo General Manager for Sub Saharan Africa

Cisco has appointed Clayton Naidoo as the new general manager for Sub Saharan Africa based out of the Johannesburg office in South Africa. In his role, Naidoo will oversee the implementation of Cisco’s strategy in the region, executing a vision that...

Sudhish Mohan appointed as COO of TransUnion South Africa (Image from www.creditreportproblems.com)

Sudhish Mohan appointed as COO of TransUnion South Africa

July 1, 2018 • Company News, People, Southern AfricaComments Off on Sudhish Mohan appointed as COO of TransUnion South Africa

TransUnion, the leading global risk and information solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Sudhish Mohan as its Chief Operating Officer in South Africa. The appointment will be effective from July 02, 2018. Sudhish will be responsible for the...

New Telkom CFO, Tsholofelo Molefe (Image from www.iol.co.za)

Telkom appoints new CFO

June 28, 2018 • Company News, People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom appoints new CFO

Telkom announced the appointment of Tsholofelo Molefe as the Group Chief Financial Officer on 27 June 2018, appointment effective 1 July 2018. Molefe will be taking over the role from Deon Fredericks, who has been with the company since 2016 and will be...