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Posts Tagged ‘china’

  • Satellite-Dish

    Ghana: Chinese govt. grants loan for digital switch

    January 20, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on Ghana: Chinese govt. grants loan for digital switch

    The government of Ghana has inked an agreement with its Chinese counterpart in order to obtain a loan facility. According to the government of Ghana, the loan will be put towards the the Ghanaian digital terrestrial transmission project. Ghana’s...

  • Huawei 2014 Cloud Congress

    Africa comes in strong as Huawei reveals GCI findings

    September 17, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on Africa comes in strong as Huawei reveals GCI findings

    At the 2014 Huawei Cloud Congress Huawei revealed its Global Connectivity (GCI) findings. With findings from 25 developing and emerging countries that account for 78% of global GDP and 68% of population, and 10 industries, including finance, manufacturing,...

  • PCCW Global has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Shanghai Zendai (image: Wikimedia)

    PCCW Global partners with Zendai for SA smart city

    April 23, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on PCCW Global partners with Zendai for SA smart city

    PCCW Global, the Hong Kong-headquartered international operating division of HKT, has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Shanghai Zendai, an urban complex developer specializing in commercial real estate from mainland China, to provide...

  • Flight 370 disappeared from radar screens about two hours after taking off from Kuala Lumpur’s International Airport (image: Airplane-Pictures.net)

    You can help find Malaysia’s missing Flight 370

    March 12, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on You can help find Malaysia’s missing Flight 370

    While more than 10 countries and dozens of search teams are scouring the vast stretch of ocean between Malaysia, China and Vietnam for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, internet users have taken to the web to expand the search. Flight 370 disappeared...

  • Image of rural Kigali, Rwanda. (Image source: Shutterstock.com)

    China adds solar spark to Rwanda’s energy strategy

    January 10, 2014 • East Africa, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on China adds solar spark to Rwanda’s energy strategy

    China has reportedly donated solar energy kit systems to Rwanda in a move that is expected to bolster the East African country’s energy sector. Rural areas that have no access to the national power grid within Rwanda’s Northern, Southern and Eastern...

  • Tanzanian Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda

    Tanzanian investment website to woo Chinese

    October 25, 2013 • Online, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Tanzanian investment website to woo Chinese

      The Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) has achieved a milestone for investor relations between SADC and the Far East after it successfully introduced its website in China. The Tanzania Daily News has reported that TIC, which serves to promote and...

  • Lenovo SA to attack & protect the plus side of PC supply

    March 18, 2013 • HardwareComments Off on Lenovo SA to attack & protect the plus side of PC supply

    Judging by its insight into the evolving PC supply market in Africa and high-growth segments like mobility, Lenovo South Africa sounds like it is ahead of the curve – effectively pushing its attack & protect strategy and waved approach to product supply...

  • Apple sells 2-million iPhone 5’s in China

    December 17, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Apple sells 2-million iPhone 5’s in China

    Technology manufacturer Apple today announced it has sold over two million of its new iPhone 5 in China, just three days after its launch on December 14. iPhone 5 will be available in more than 100 countries by the end of December, making it the fastest...

  • China to help Sierra Leone link up with ACE

    August 24, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on China to help Sierra Leone link up with ACE

    A Concord Times report says that Sierra Leone has entered into a US$15 million loan agreement with China. According to what has been reported as bilateral and development cooperation between the two countries, the agreement helps Sierra Leone complete its...

  • SA’s commercial interest in Africa lagging behind that of China

    July 9, 2012 • OpinionComments Off on SA’s commercial interest in Africa lagging behind that of China

    For too long, Africa has been at the centre of negative publicity, partly promoted by foreign biased media reports and Afro-pessimists, scaring away potential investors and hampering its development. But that seems to be in the past, as European, US and...

  • Kaspersky Lab’s Spam in May 2012 report: Made in China

    June 19, 2012 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky Lab’s Spam in May 2012 report: Made in China

    In the last month Kaspersky Lab saw a further reduction in the amount of spam found in email traffic – its share was down 3.4 percentage points and fell to its lowest point since the start of the year – 73.8%. However users face all the risks...

  • South Africa still behind in Internet penetration

    May 23, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South Africa still behind in Internet penetration

    While Internet connectivity is on a steady rise in South Africa, the nation is still far behind the other countries that make up the BRICS nations. South Africa’s Internet penetration is currently at 13.9%, according to a study done by Analytix Business...

  • Service centre reopened after NCC clampdown

    March 27, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Service centre reopened after NCC clampdown

    Chinese mobile phone manufacturer in Nigeria, Tecno Telecoms Limited has re-opened their customer service centre after being shut down by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in Lagos. The NCC sealed the centre after refusing to approve 35 out of 40...

  • Orange extends African IP VPN services

    March 27, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Orange extends African IP VPN services

    France’s Orange Business Services will offer IP VPN services in 31 countries for Aggreko, a company that provides power and temperature control services. The Aggreko partnership aims to deliver better telecom services and improve the internal and external...

  • Nigerian President looks to technology for governance

    March 21, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has instructed Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) to connect to the new Nigerian Communications Satellite replacement, NigComSat-1R. This would ensure new technology helps governance to benefit Nigerians he said...

  • New 3G service launching in Mauritius

    March 20, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    India and Mauritius’ Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. (MTNL), a public sector enterprise, announced in a statement on Monday that it was launching a 3G service later this year. New company chairman and MD Ashok Kumar Garg and new director Kuldip Singh are...