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Kaymu reveals mobile app for Africa

September 16, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0) has expanded to mobile marketing with the launch of its mobile app. According to the online portal, the mobile app is designed to make online shopping in Africa easier and more convenient. with features that enable sellers to list products and buyers to select from a wide variety of products at a glance. According ...

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South Africa: Citrix appoints new country manager

September 16, 2014 • People, Top StoriesComments (0)

Citrix has revealed the appointment of Brendan Mc Aravey as Country Manager, South Africa. According to the company, Brendan brings extensive sales and leadership experience to Citrix, and will drive awareness of mobile workspaces, as customers continue to...


African innovation applauded at Evernote’s annual app awards

September 16, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Evernote, the company that is helping the world remember everything, announced Kenyan application, Chamasoft, as the winner of the African Innovation Award, as part of the Evernote Platform Awards, in partnership with the African Technology Foundation....

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Vox Telecom acquires Dynamic IT

September 15, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Vox Telecom has concluded its acquisition of managed IT provider, Dynamic IT, as part of its growth and diversification strategy. Murray Steyn, Executive Head at Vox Telecom stated that: “Convergence and cloud are accelerating the outsourced managed IT...

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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...


Can an enterprise mobility strategy empower the workforce?

September 15, 2014 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

As smartphone adoption in South Africa continues to accelerate beyond all expectation, enterprises are increasingly focussing on how to capitalise on a ‘mobile-enabled’ workforce. The fact that so many employees now have smartphones is a massive boon for...


PayPal partners with PayGate in South Africa

September 15, 2014 • Online, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

PayPal and PayGate have inked a partnership, which according to both parties, will make online payments easier for merchants to accept payments in South Africa. PayGate’s GM of business development, Brendon Williamson, stated that: “PayGate customers can...


Durban: ICT Business Breakfast speakers revealed

September 14, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

In this edition of the ICT Business Breakfast, speakers and panelists will tackle the role of Intelligent Business Operations (IBO) and Big Data in bringing the enterprise to a culture of speedy and efficient decision making. Africa’s technology news leader...

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IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

September 12, 2014 • Top StoriesComments (0)

This week in tech has been an exceptionally busy one at that. Not only did we attend the 2014 Gartner Symposium, but we also gained access to some rather insightful knowledge that revealed the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015. The 2014 Gartner...

This accolade follows hot on the heels of two accolades that MTN scooped last month.

Ghana: MTN unveils school fee payment service

September 12, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Residents in Ghana will be able to pay school fees via MTN’s Mobile Money Payments Service. The service, which was launched in Accra, will enable subscribers of the network to pay school fees for their wards, irrespective of their geographical locality,...