Video Interview: “Africa’s mobile future is exciting” – Brett Loubser

October 14, 2014 • East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, Video, West AfricaComments (0)

IT News Africa caught up with Brett Loubser, WeChat’s head of Africa, at the Tech4Africa conference – which was held at the Sci Bono Centre in Johannesburg. Recently, IT News Africa also spoke to Gareth Knight, creator of Tech4Africa in order to discuss the concept of the USD $50 smartphone as well as its impact ...

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Ron Raffensperger, Chief Technology Officer at Huawei

Video Interview: “African Governments looking at Cloud” – CTO Huawei

September 23, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

Ron Raffensperger, Chief Technology Officer at Huawei, is an expert in cloud computing with over 30 years of experience in the IT, software and telecom industries.  He has a broad background in telecom, high-performance computing, databases and big data....

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Video Interview: Deon Scheepers – Interactive Intelligence

September 22, 2014 • VideoComments (0)

IT News Africa caught up with Deon Scheepers, strategic consultant for Interactive Intelligence – at the 2014 Gartner Symposium. Deon Scheepers gave us an exclusive overview of his presentation titled ” To Cloud or Not to Cloud.” The video...

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Video Interview: Jeffrey Mann research vice president – Gartner

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

Jeffrey Mann is a Research Vice President for collaboration and social software at Gartner Research. Mann focuses on social software, team workspaces, the collaboration market, file sharing and sync, cloud-based collaboration platforms and user policies and...

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Video Interview: Will Hahn principal research analyst – Gartner

September 12, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

Will Hahn, principal research analyst, Gartner, presented at the 2014 Gartner Symposium this week in Cape Town South Africa. Hahn presented on how digital services will transform telecom markets in South Africa and beyond. Additionally, Hahn spoke on the...

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Video: Software AG sponsors ICT Business Breakfast

September 8, 2014 • VideoComments (0)

The IT News Africa: ICT Business Breakfast will be held at the Hilton in Durban on 17 September 2014. To register for the event please Click Here. For more information contact Philani: At the ICT Business Breakfast, speakers and...

Cobus Potgieter

Video Interview: Cobus Potgieter talks tech & YouTube

August 20, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

IT News Africa caught up with South African YouTube sensation, Cobus Potgieter, to discuss tech in Africa. Potgieter also gave IT News Africa the run down on the equipment and tech that he uses as well as advice to Africans who want to break out onto the...


Video: MTN CEO Comments on Interim Results

August 8, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

MTN Group President and CEO, Sifiso Dabengwa gave IT News Africa an exclusive comment regarding the MTN Interim results...

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Video Interview: Isaac Mophatlane – CEO, Business Connexion

July 29, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

In 1996, Isaac co-founded the former Business Connection, a computer reseller focused on Government and parastatals with his twin brother, Benjamin, which subsequently merged with Seattle Solutions in 2001. In 2004, the company merged with Comparex Africa and...


Video Interview: Werner van der Westhuizen – Road Buddy

July 25, 2014 • VideoComments (0)

Werner van der Westhuizen, inventor of the Road Buddy app, gives IT News Africa a breakdown of the app’s features and benefits. Road Buddy was conceptualised in 2006, by local entrepreneur Werner van der Westhuizen, of EMEWS Vehicle Warning Systems. The...


Video: Mastercard hits SA shores with MasterPass

July 18, 2014 • VideoComments (0)

IT News Africa has the pleasure of speaking to Aaron Oliver, Head of Emerging Payments, Middle East and Africa in order to find out more about the MasterPass app...


Interview: Rui Brites, Director, Blackberry Africa

July 4, 2014 • VideoComments (0)

The BlackBerry Z3 is set to launch during the course of July; however, no official date has been revealed. When launched, the BlackBerry Z3 will retail at a RRP (Recommended Retail Price) of R2999 and will be available on a Vodacom Smart S plan at R249 per...


Interview: Anna Artemyeva & Marius le Grange – Acer

July 4, 2014 • VideoComments (0)

IT news Africa caught up with Anna Artemyeva, Education Program Lead Commercial BU Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Marius Le Grange, Acer Africa Education Manager – in order to find out what Acer Africa, in particular, has been focusing on in the...


Interview: Ernst Wittmann, Alcatel One Touch Southern Africa country manager

July 3, 2014 • VideoComments (2)

It News Africa had the pleasure of interviewing Ernst Wittmann, Alcatel One Touch Southern Africa country manager. With the brand’s recent re-entry into Africa, the company has seen growth. Alcatel One Touch is available in five countries in Africa, with...

Video Interview: Theo Priestley, Chief Technology Evangelist – Software AG

June 26, 2014 • VideoComments (0)

What is Big Data? Theo Priestley, Chief Technology Evangelist VP Marketing & Social Media, for Software AG gives IT News Africa the breakdown on it...

Video Interview: Werner Knoblich, VP & GM EMEA – Red Hat

June 25, 2014 • Cloud Computing, VideoComments (0)

IT News Africa had the pleasure of interviewing Werner Knoblich, Vice President & General Manager EMEA Red Hat, at the 2014 Red Hat Forum in Johannesburg South Africa. In the interview, Knoblich discusses how open source technology plays a key role in the...