Video Interview: Isaac Mophatlane discusses the future of BCX

April 9, 2015 • BCX in Africa, Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

IT News Africa’s Managing Director, Abe Wakama interviews Business Connexion (BCX) CEO, Isaac Mophatlane. During the interview, Mophatlane discusses the origins of BCX, the looming Telkom deal, as well as the future of BCX. In 1996, Isaac co-founded the former Business Connection, a computer reseller focused on Government and parastatals with his twin...

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George Burgess Gojimo

Video Interview: George Burgess discusses Gojimo Education App

March 26, 2015 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

George Burgess, one of the world’s youngest successful entrepreneurs at just 22 years old, has developed an education app that assists students in revising for their school exams. The app which has been dubbed “Gojimo” will be available in...

Wi-Fi forum SA

Video Interview: Andile Ngcaba Details Wi-Fi Forum SA

March 19, 2015 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

An inaugural conference of the Wi-Fi Forum of South Africa was held on 12 March 2015 in Johannesburg, officially establishing the Forum as an active player in the development of the country’s Wi-Fi sector. The association aims to represent the views of all...

Mobile World Congress 2015

Video Interview: Discussing the benefits of IoT & 5G tech – Ericsson

March 12, 2015 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

At Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), IT News Africa caught up with Bo Ribbing – Head of Sales Development & Product Line Devices for Ericsson. In our interview, Ribbing discusses the benefits of IoT as well as the potential of 5G technology in...

Thabo Mbeki Africa Night

Video Exclusive: Thabo Mbeki takes a stance on ICT in Africa

March 5, 2015 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

During the course of Mobile World Congress 2015 former South African President, Thabo Mbeki, took the stage for Africa Night. During his keynote, the former President took a strong stance towards developing and growing the ICT sector within South Africa as...

Smart Rwanda

Video Exclusive: Ericsson & Rwanda Govt. ink Smart Rwanda agreement

March 4, 2015 • East Africa, Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

At an exclusive press conference, which was held at Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), Ericsson and the Rwandan Government inked an agreement that essentially seals the deal for the upcoming Smart Rwanda project. According to Fredrik Jejdling, President of...

Ericsson 5G Interview

Video Interview: 5G technology set to change the way we connect – Ericsson

March 3, 2015 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

At Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), IT News Africa caught up with Erik Dahlman who is currently one of Ericsson’s top 5G experts. During the course of the interview, Dahlman gives a brief overview of what 5G technology is. Additionally, he discusses...

HP Propel

Video Interview: Big Data & Connected Intelligence changes everything – HP

February 11, 2015 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

Joseph Kim is the Senior Director and General Manager for HP Propel. According to Kim, HP Software’s product lineup aims to help IT organisation transform into an IT Service Broker. Kim is the strategic leader and unifying force behind HP Propel, a new line...

African Travel

Video Interview: Transforming African travel with smart technology – Sabre

February 9, 2015 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

Travel and tourism alone is the third most popular topic, according to Sabre Corporation, for mobile apps, behind weather and news. These are mainly limited to mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, but the opportunity for wearable technology with...

IFS World

Video Interview: IFS targets Africa as key growth market

January 26, 2015 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

Alastair Sorbie is currently CEO and President of IFS, a position he has held since 2006. Sorbie joined the Swedish ERP solutions provider as managing director in 1997, when IFS entered the UK market. During his time as IFS UK MD, Sorbie played an important...

Paolo Campoli Cisco

Video Interview: The quest for service provider collaboration – Cisco CTO

December 15, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

Paolo Campoli is the Head of Middle East & Africa Global SP Sales and SP CTO for the EMEA Sales Region at Cisco. His responsibilities include direct Sales leadership for Global Service Providers accounts in the ME&A region, managing the entire...

Kian Ellens

Video Interview: Delivering carrier class Wi-Fi across the V&A Waterfront – Cisco

December 12, 2014 • VideoComments (0)

IT News Africa caught up with Kian Ellens, Sales Business Development Manager for Cisco South Africa at AfricaCom 2014. In the interview, Ellens explains how Cisco and Dimension Data have delivered carrier class Wi-Fi across the V&A Waterfront, located in...

Chris Daniels Facebook

Video Interview: Internet connectivity changes lives – Facebook VP

November 14, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

At AfricaCom 2014, IT News Africa had an exclusive interview with Chris Daniels, Facebook’s Vice President for Daniels explains in the interview that Facebook’s mission is to make the world more open and connected. Daniels also...

Airtel CEO Christiaan De Faria.

Video Interview: Airtel to improve network & efficiency moving forward – Airtel CEO

November 13, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

IT News Africa had an exclusive interview with Christian De Faria, CEO – Airtel Africa AfricaCom 2014. The Airtel Africa CEO explains in the interview that Airtel is focusing on its customers, expanding in Africa, and improving the overall efficiency...

Sabrina Dar

Video Interview: Bringing the Connected City to East Africa – Cisco

November 11, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

IT News Africa caught up with Sabrina Dar, who is the general manager for East Africa for Cisco. Sabrina discusses the features and benefits that a connected city will bring to Kenya and East Africa. In the interview Sabrina also covers the challenges of a...

Abi Jagun

Video Interview: Boosting the interest of ICT in Nigeria – Jugun

November 10, 2014 • Top Stories, Video, West AfricaComments (0)

IT News Africa caught up with Abi Jagun at the GSMA Mobile 360 Africa conference, which was held at the Clock Tower Conference Centre in Cape Town, South Africa. Jagun discusses how ICT is growing in Nigeria as well as assists woman to break into the...