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  • Africa Channel Snares The Apple

    September 15, 2008 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    The Africa Channel, the U.S.-based television network showcasing the rich and diverse perspectives of Africa’s people, will make its official launch in the New York metro area on Time Warner Cable’s New York City Region on September 18. The announcement...

  • Digital PR for business explained in eBook

    September 15, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Digital PR for business explained in eBook

    PR agencies Rainier PR and sister agency Lighthouse PR, both part of the Loewy Group, have launched an eBook which examines the potential of digital PR, or ePR, for business-to-business companies...

  • Cellular modem sales to top $22 billion by 2013

    September 15, 2008 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    Recently Sprint lowered its mobile broadband prices for using the cellular phone as a modem, leaving its pricing using PC Cards and USB modems unchanged. But even given this threat, cellular modem sales are set to top $22 billion by ...

  • Uganda eyes e-governance

    September 12, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Uganda eyes e-governance

    The Uganda government has taken its ICT programme a step further, it has announced the establishment of a statewide Web portal to consolidate the individual websites of various government institutions...

  • Egypt’s telecoms authority defer fixed licence auction

    September 12, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Egypt’s telecoms authority defer fixed licence auction

    The changing international markets have forced Egypt’s Telecom Regulatory Authority Board to defer the auction of the second fixed licence for year. The offer submissions were set to close later this month...

  • India’s HCL begins export to Africa

    September 12, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on India’s HCL begins export to Africa

    HCL Infosystems said on Thursday that it had began export of its hardware products and has bagged an IT infrastructure project in Africa...

  • 2nd Cisco training academy opens in Kenya

    September 12, 2008 • Top StoriesComments (3)

    Cisco Systems has opened a second African training academy at the African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute in Kenya (AFRALTI)...

  • Virtual Africa: A real possibility

    September 12, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Virtual Africa: A real possibility

    The Sun division at Workgroup, Horizon, has announced the results of a customer event held recently in Uganda, hosted locally by ComputerPoint and partnered by Sun Microsystems and VMware...

  • Econet enters Kenyan financial services sector

    September 11, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Econet enters Kenyan financial services sector

    Econet Wireless is set to change the financial services sector. The company has announced that it is ready to rollout an advanced network providing money transfer services, mobile banking and roaming services...

  • Nokia chooses SA’s Webmail for exclusive mobile partnership

    September 11, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia chooses SA’s Webmail for exclusive mobile partnership

    Leading local service provider, Webmail, has announced the success of its new website launch and partnership with Nokia. The Webmail-Nokia partnership sees Webmail becoming the locally hosted mobile email solution exclusively for South Africa...

  • Kenya to invest millions in online content

    September 11, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya to invest millions in online content

    The Kenyan government has strongly indicated its support for ICTs by announcing that it will grant $2.5million towards development of local online content, media reports said today...

  • Network problems costing you more

    September 11, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Network problems costing you more

    The average IT user could be wasting at least two hours per month – between two and three days per year – on network induced delays...

  • Google’s noble plan for Africa

    September 10, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Google’s noble plan for Africa

    Google has a noble plan for the developing world, to bring high-speed internet connections to three billion people. According to BBC the 03b Networks system aims to use satellites to provide broadband services at the same speeds as those on offer in rich...

  • Nigerian Banks earn respect in West Africa

    September 9, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Nigerian Banks earn respect in West Africa

    Nigerian banks, have earned regional respect from peers over their innovations that have changed the face of banking in West Africa...

  • Africa Still Hampered by Lack of Geographical Data

    August 28, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Africa Still Hampered by Lack of Geographical Data

    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) could play a vital role in improving agriculture and boosting food security in Africa. However, only a few African countries are capable of developing such systems, partly because of a lack of basic geographical data...