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Lionesses of Africa places focus on female entrepreneurs in South Africa

May 27, 2016 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Entrepreneurship is seen as a powerful economic driver of the future growth of economies around the world, and in Africa in particular. One of the most exciting developments is the increasingly important role of women entrepreneurs behind this new entrepreneurial spirit on the continent. The good news is that here in Africa, some countries are [&hellip...

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How Digital Transformation is helping African businesses survive

May 27, 2016 • Enterprise, Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Standard & Poor’s predicts that the South African economy will grow by only 0.8% in 2016. Three different finance ministers in four days, a downward trend in its stock market, and plummeting currency values are all contributing to the slowdown....

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Charging mobile devices could put data at risk

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

Smartphones can be compromised when charged using a standard USB connection connected to a computer, Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered in a proof-of-concept experiment. The researchers are now evaluating what the impact of such an incident might be. Have...

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MTN Business SA App of the Year Awards calls for entries

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

Submissions for the MTN Business SA App of the Year Awards 2016, the biggest and most prestigious app development awards, are now open. The App of the Year Awards is a springboard for creative developers and their original solutions. Previous winners of the...

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IT News Africa revamps video section for a more streamlined experience

May 26, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Africa’s technology news leader “IT News Africa” has revamped its video section in order to offer viewers a more streamlined experience. When accessing the newly revamped video section, viewers will gain access to interviews with bespoke local...

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Nigeria: Ntel unveils unlimited data offer

May 26, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Nigerian mobile operator Ntel has revealed a new mobile data offer for its customers. The company revealed that the latest offer will provide Nigerian consumers with unlimited data, for a period of 3 months. Under the terms of the Smart Phone data weekly and...

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Ericsson reveals Emergency Wallet to support humanitarian responses

May 26, 2016 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Ericsson has committed to developing Ericsson Emergency Wallet, a mobile financial services solution, for deployment in the immediate aftermath of disaster or crises to support humanitarian organizations and affected populations within Africa as well as...

Citrix Synergy 2016

Citrix Showcases Cloud-first Innovations at Citrix Synergy 2016

May 26, 2016 • Enterprise, Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

Rising global competition and accelerating innovation require businesses to become more agile and digital, harnessing the Cloud, Mobile, Big Data and Internet of Things (IoT) to reimagine business models and change how work gets done. According to IDC, over...

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eLearning Africa: Impatient Africans “not going to wait until 2063”

May 26, 2016 • Education, North Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

There was a mood of impatience among ministers, businessmen, and education experts attending this year’s eLearning Africa conference, which was held in Cairo during May 2016. Aware of the opportunity offered by information and communication technologies to...

Intel ISEF 2016

Using the same approach as Cyber threat creators to fight them

May 25, 2016 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

The same model of sharing data and intelligence employed by those who create the threats to our organisations should inform our approach to meeting them head on. And cloud gives us a key means to do this, writes Trevor Coetzee, regional director, South Africa...

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Ghana: Tigo wins big at 2016 IT & Telecoms Awards

May 25, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Mobile operator Tigo has walked away with multiple awards at the 6th Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards. At the event, Tigo walked away with the title of Brand of the Year. Along with the title of Brand of the Year, Tigo also won an award for its...

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Virtual Reality to catalyse next growth explosion for tech industry

May 25, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Virtual reality (VR) is set to start moving into the mainstream of the technology market this year, creating the next wave of growth for the industry and delivering exciting new experiences for end-users. That’s according to Ernst Wittmann, Regional Manager...

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Flexibility and lower TCO the ideal of any CIO

May 25, 2016 • BCX in Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Chief Information Officers (CIOs) who are looking to lower total cost of ownership (TCO), require more flexible licensing models to support the software and solutions they procure. Everything-as-a-Service (XaaS) models consolidate hardware and software CAPEX,...

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Djezzy awarded license to provide 4G/LTE services in Algeria

May 25, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

VimpelCom and Global Telecom Holding S.A.E has revealed that Djezzy, their subsidiary in Algeria, has been awarded one of three licenses to provide 4G/LTE services in the country. “We are proud that Djezzy has been granted the license to provide...

Citrix Synergy 2016

CItrix Synergy 2016: Citrix & Microsoft to help businesses embrace Digital Transformation

May 24, 2016 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

At Citrix Synergy 2016, Citrix and Microsoft unveiled an expansion of their strategic partnership to meet the needs of the modern workforce with application and desktop virtualization in the cloud, network delivery, and enterprise mobility management space....

Citrix Synergy 2016

Citrix Synergy 2016 places focus on Digital Business Transformation

May 24, 2016 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

According to Citrix, customers, as well as their digital businesses, will take center stage at the 2016 Citrix Synergy conference – which is being held in Las Vegas, Nevada in the United States of America. According to the company, this year’s event...

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