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    Social Media reacts to Charlie Hebdo massacre

    January 7, 2015 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on Social Media reacts to Charlie Hebdo massacre

    According to reports by BBC News, gunmen attacked the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The tragic event occurred on the 7th of January 2015. According to the BBC, 12 people, including french Journalists as well as French police...

  • McAfee are urging business to execute their contigency plans as the End of Windows XP support signals threat to enterprises. (image credit: Google Maps)

    Advanced Evasion Techniques causing confusing among CIOs

    March 31, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Advanced Evasion Techniques causing confusing among CIOs

    A new report by McAfee, a division of Intel Security, examines the controversy and confusion surrounding Advanced Evasion Techniques (AETs), and the role that they play in Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). A Vanson Bourne study, commissioned by McAfee,...

  • Orange Kenya CEO willing to step down

    March 28, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Orange Kenya CEO willing to step down

    Orange Kenya CEO Mickael Ghossein said he would step down at the Kenyan Treasury’s request, but said no such request had been made. Ghossein’s comments come after the government demanded more representation within the company’s management as a...

  • 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...

  • France’s Orange could move into SA

    January 20, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on France’s Orange could move into SA

    International growth consulting and research firm Frost & Sullivan has hinted that there is a possibility of France Telecom’s Orange starting operations in South Africa as early as this year. “What we anticipate for 2012 is that we will see new mobile...

  • Tunisia, France sign digital economy agreement

    July 7, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Tunisia, France sign digital economy agreement

    The Tunisian and French governments have signed a co-operation agreement for the establishment of a French “Passport for Digital Economy” program in the north African country. For Tunisian business owners, it is a move that is likely to be met with...

  • Telkom Kenya targets more users

    July 4, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Telkom Kenya targets more users

    Telkom Kenya, a state owned telecom monopoly, announced that it plans to add between 50 000 and 100 000 mobile users by the end of 2011. This forms part of the company’s efforts to boost its data service business. The announcement comes as Telkom Kenya...

  • France: Free adds unlimited calls to Algeria

    May 10, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Algerians are excited about France’s triple-play operator Free’s decision to add unlimited calls to the country’s fixed-line numbers as part of a basic VoIP telephone service for subscribers living in unbundled areas. The new service means thousands of...

  • France’s Vivendi looks for North Africa expansion

    March 24, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on France’s Vivendi looks for North Africa expansion

    French media giant Vivendi is looking to expand its presence in the Middle East and North Africa, it said on Wednesday. According to the French media group, it is currently holding talks with telecommunications companies and banks in the region in order to...

  • Vivendi pulls out of Zain deal

    July 20, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vivendi pulls out of Zain deal

    The much talked about $10 billion Zain take over by Vivendi has been halted, with French media giant, saying the deal was inconsistent with its financial criteria...

  • France Telecom targets Anglophone Africa

    October 20, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on France Telecom targets Anglophone Africa

    France Telecom is pursuing its expansion plan with vigour in the English speaking Africa. The company today announced its plans to enter the Ugandan mobile market...

  • Telkom Kenya opens shop tomorrow

    September 16, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom Kenya opens shop tomorrow

    Telkom Kenya will tomorrow be the fourth player in the lucrative telecommunications industry...