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UberEats launches in Joburg, a first for Africa

September 28, 2016 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Uber has introduced UberEats in Johannesburg, a first of its kind in Africa. Now South African foodies can get their food delivered on their doorsteps within a 35 minutes tie frame. According to TimesLive the app was launched following the success of Uber taxi service in city. The UberEats app is separate from the Uber [&hellip...

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The N3TC designs, will  be accurately managing and capturing incident information on the N3 Toll Route

IBS implements new web-based fleet tracking method

September 28, 2016 • Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Infotech Business Solutions (IBS) has implemented its Intelligen tracking, fleet management, and dispatching platform as well as mobile applications at the N3 Toll Concession (N3TC) to assist in accurately managing and capturing incident information on the N3...

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MTN to showcase Aspiring Innovators at Gartner ITxpo

September 28, 2016 • Events, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN Business will give leading ICT entrepreneurs a boost this month, by sponsoring the Gartner ITxpo Aspiring Innovators programme for the second year running. The Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Africa 2016, to be staged in Cape Town from 26 – 28 October...

Pargo online shoppers to collect and return their purchases in Clicks stores throughout the country

Clicks stores offers return, collect services for Pargo

September 28, 2016 • Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Pargo and Clicks Retailers, announced a partnership that enables online shoppers to collect and return their purchases in Clicks stores throughout the country. Shoppers will be able to buy from online retailers such as Spree, bidorbuy and OneDayOnly and...

The banking app aims on teaching children fundamental skill of budgeting and spending money wisely

Standard Bank launches SA’s first banking App for kids

September 28, 2016 • Finance, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Standard Bank launched a first-of-its kind smartphone and tablet game-like animated banking app for children. The Standard Bank Kidz Banking App is available initially only to Android users, it is designed primarily for kids between the ages of 6 and 11, and...

The new Online Payment Solution launched with the Bank of Kigali, Mastercard and Rwanda Online aims to fast-track payments in Rwanda

Rwanda leaps into the digital economy through e-commerce

September 28, 2016 • East Africa, Finance, Top StoriesComments (0)

Mastercard, Bank of Kigali and RwandaOnline announced at the technology company’s Innovation Forum in Budapest, Hungary a partnership to launch Irembo– an online payment solution in Rwanda powered by Mastercard Payment Gateway Services. Aimed at...

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OutSystems Now Available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace

September 28, 2016 • Software, Top StoriesComments (0)

OutSystems announced that its application development platform, powered by Microsoft Azure, is now available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Azure customers can now purchase the OutSystems enterprise-grade, low-code application platform and take advantage...

Lee Kuyper, financial director at SilverBridge.

African growth boosts SilverBridge annual results

September 28, 2016 • Finance, Top StoriesComments (0)

SilverBridge has reported strong financial results for the year ending 30 June 2016. Its net profit increased by 21 percent to R10.1 million and its cash balance improved to R27 million, up from the R18.2 million of the comparative period last year. This...

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South Africa: Cell C introduces new promotional LTE packages

September 27, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Cell C has announced their new LTE packages. Ideally suited for home, home office and small business environments, Cell C’s five new promotional contract LTE packages offer consumers higher speed data services at the best possible price. Cell C is entering...

Data from the FNB eWallet Solution has shown that  4.2 million new eWallets were created over the last 12 months

Mobile Money a big hit for South Africans

September 27, 2016 • Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

South Africans are showing significant appetite for mobile money solutions, this is according to the latest data from FNB eWallet Solutions, which shows that 4.2 million new eWallets were created over the last 12 months, a rate of about 350 000 new eWallets...

Nigeria is looking to utelise computers manufactured locally.

Nigeria looking to localise IT solutions

September 27, 2016 • Hardware, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

The Nigerian information technology sector is among the fastest growing in Africa and although there is significant growth Nigerians believe the consumption of foreign IT solutions is causing shrinking market. According to a report by Vanguard, the Nigerian...

Josephine Marie Godwyll winner of the 2015 Awards, teaching digital literacy skills to child beneficiaries of her social enterprise, Young at Heart GH.

The annual Tigo Digital ChangeMakers Awards are upon us

September 27, 2016 • Education, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Tigo Ghana in partnership with International NGO, Reach for Change have launched the Tigo Digital Changemakers Award.  This year, Tigo is looking for innovations that focus on education, broadening digital inclusion and support business...

Mike Weston, vice-president says Digital business is the most impactful disruption to security in the history of the technology industry.

Cisco introduces cloud-based security solution

September 27, 2016 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Cisco has announced new services and cloud-based security solutions built with Cisco’s threat-centric security architecture. With best of breed security solutions uniquely architected to be integrated, automated and simple to use, the Cisco® security...

Dell EMC expands OEM Solutions offering in Africa to help local customers bring products to market faster

Dell EMC Solutions increases presence in Africa

September 27, 2016 • Big Data, Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Dell EMC has announced the expansion of Dell EMC OEM Solutions in Africa, with dedicated local original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions specialists available to help OEM and Independent Software Vendor (ISV) customers take...

Microsoft recognises the world’s most innovative educators, with schools and teachers from Africa being honoured (image: Mobile News Daily)

Microsoft priotitizes education in Africa

September 27, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Education, Top StoriesComments (0)

With the Fourth Industrial Revolution on the horizon, the World Economic Forum predicts that over a third of the most important workplace skills will change in the next five years. One of the most important and tough tasks educators are faced with is...

“The TECNO Phantom 6 gives mobile consumers better stability, speed and possibly the best camera experience on mobile phone,” says Mr Attai Oguche, TECNO Deputy Marketing Lead, Nigeria

TECNO Mobile expands beyond Africa, introduces Phantom 6 and 6 plus

September 27, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

TECNO Telecoms takes official step into the international scene and launched its flagship devices the Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 Plus in Dubai. The new Phantom 6 wears an ultra slim design with premium chamfered edges, spotting the TECNO brand’s first dual...