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  • Abe Wakama, CEO of IT News Africa.

    IT News Africa CEO, Abe Wakama to chair African Leaders Day at Innovation Africa Summit 2017

    October 16, 2017 • Events, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa CEO, Abe Wakama to chair African Leaders Day at Innovation Africa Summit 2017

    IT News Africa‘s CEO, Abe Wakama, is set to chair African Leaders Day on the 23rd of October at the 7th Innovation Africa Summit which will take place in Mozambique between 23-25 October 2017. Under the official joint patronage of the Ministry of...

  • Nigeria: Ernest Akinlola named new ntel MD/CEO

    Nigeria: Ernest Akinlola named new ntel MD/CEO

    October 5, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: Ernest Akinlola named new ntel MD/CEO

    Telecoms company, ntel, Nigeria’s first 4G/LTE-advanced network, announced on Wednesday 4 October that the company has appointed Ernest Akinlola as the substantive managing director/chief executive officer of the company, according to a report from Nigerian...

  • Abe Wakama, CEO of IT News Africa

    IT News Africa’s Abe Wakama joins TT100 Awards Panel

    July 13, 2017 • Company News, Events, General, People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa’s Abe Wakama joins TT100 Awards Panel

    Abe Wakama, CEO of African Innovator Group and publisher of African Innovator Magazine and ITNewsAfrica.com, has been selected to join the Technology Top 100 awards judging panel for 2017. The awards, which will take place at the Johannesburg Country Club...

  • Rakesh Parbhoo, CEO of WestconGroup SA.

    Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa Appoints CEO

    May 25, 2017 • Careers, Company News, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa Appoints CEO

    Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa, a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in Security, Collaboration, Networking, Cloud and Data Centre, has announced that it has appointed Rakesh Parbhoo as CEO of WestconGroup SA, effective 1st...

  • Ntutule Tshenye
GM Philips HealthTech Southern Africa (Left) and Jasper Westerink
CEO Philips Africa (Right).

    Interview: Jasper Westerink CEO of Phillips Africa

    April 19, 2017 • Features, People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Phillips, a company which has been in operation for over 100 years, has built itself on innovation and entrepreneurship. This focus has seen Phillips evolve and change in tandem with a number of revolutions. It started with the lighting revolution in 1891...

  • Paulo Rosado, CEO of OutSystems. (Image credit: Outsystems)

    Business at the speed of change

    February 3, 2016 • Company News, OpinionComments Off on Business at the speed of change

    How will you keep up in an environment where speed is the key to unlocking competitive advantage? The basic rules of successful business engagement haven’t changed much since early man discovered the benefits of bartering goods in a rough form of trade....

  • Simeon Tassev, Director and QSA at Galix Networking

    Email security – it’s up to the CIO and CEO!

    January 20, 2016 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Email security – it’s up to the CIO and CEO!

    Email is a vital communication medium for business but it also creates a doorway for potentially undesirable elements – from spam and malware to phishers and malicious threats. While email security has traditionally been the territory of the IT department,...

  • Guy Lundy

    What do CEOs really want from CIOs?

    October 15, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on What do CEOs really want from CIOs?

    The chief information officer (CIO) of a company is no longer just the company’s IT leader, traditionally seen as the ‘chief techie in the back office.’ Today’s CIOs are well-rounded business strategists focused on the transformation of their...

  • Millicom Reception

    Millicom names new EVP & CEO for Africa division

    August 26, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Millicom names new EVP & CEO for Africa division

    Millicom has announced the appointment of Cynthia Gordon as Executive Vice President and CEO of its Africa Division. Gordon will take up her role on 21 September 2015, according to the company. Millicom revealed that Gordon will be responsible for leading...

  • Former CEO Alan Knott-Craig would be returning to the company after a period of illness. (Image source: Cell C)

    Alan Knott-Craig returns to Cell C

    May 9, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Alan Knott-Craig returns to Cell C

    South African mobile operator Cell C has announced that former CEO Alan Knott-Craig will be returning to the company after a period of illness. While he won’t be serving in his capacity as CEO, he will be returning as an Executive Board Member. “I would...

  • Microsoft's newly-appointed CEO Satya Nadella (image: Microsoft)

    Who is Microsoft’s Satya Nadella?

    February 5, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Who is Microsoft’s Satya Nadella?

    Announcing his departure as CEO of Microsoft about a year ago, Steven Ballmer finally stepped aside on Tuesday. In his place, the company announced that, after a long and much-speculated candidate list, Satya Nadella would be taking over the helm of one of...

  • Telkom’s CFO, Mr Jacques Schindehütte (Image source: Windi- http://bit.ly/KkLvCW)

    Africa’s 5 Most Troubled Tech Executives

    January 27, 2014 • ListsComments Off on Africa’s 5 Most Troubled Tech Executives

    Being in charge of a large corporation can be tricky at times, but with the right executive in the right position, most companies can be assured of profits. But while some organisations flourish without incident, others are forced to deal with unethical and...

  • Nigeria, Naira

    How much is poor mobile service costing Nigeria’s consumers?

    December 12, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on How much is poor mobile service costing Nigeria’s consumers?

    Mobile phone users in Nigeria are losing out on N1-billion ($6.4-million) per day due to poor Quality of Service from mobile operators. This is according to Back-Up Networks Limited CEO Monday Ogbe. Ogbe relayed the facts of a study conducted by the Company...

  • Microsoft co-founder and chairman Bill Gates (image: Wikimedia)

    Microsoft: Is it time for Bill Gates to go?

    October 2, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Microsoft: Is it time for Bill Gates to go?

    It has come to light that three of the top 20 investors in technology giant Microsoft are actively trying to persuade the company’s Board of Directors to get co-founder and chairman Bill Gates to step down from his position. Gates co-founded the company...

  • Francois Swart, newly appointed CEO of Mxit. (Image source: Mxit)

    SA’s Mxit appoints CEO

    September 20, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, People, Southern AfricaComments Off on SA’s Mxit appoints CEO

    South African mobile social network, Mxit, has appointed Francois Swart as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Swart stepped into the role of acting CEO in October 2012. Shareholder Paul Harris says, “Francois has been the de facto CEO for almost a year now...

  • The changing role of the CIO in Africa. (Image source: CIO via Shutterstock.com)

    The CIO’s pressure-cooker portfolio

    June 23, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on The CIO’s pressure-cooker portfolio

    It takes a great deal more than mere passion for- and understanding of technology to fulfil the role of a Chief Information Officer (CIO) in businesses across Africa. Today, market trends dictate that the CIO in a company operating on the continent has to...