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    “He who connects wins” – SAP Africa CEO

    February 3, 2015 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

    In this brave new world of the Networked Economy, one adage rings truer than ever: no company is an island. Mobile, cloud, social media and machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies are creating connections between people and organisations in more ways than we...

  • Pfungwa Serima, CEO of SAP Africa

    Systems of Things: The building blocks for the next internet revolution

    July 8, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Systems of Things: The building blocks for the next internet revolution

    The promise of the connected world we live in is an alluring one. Someday, we will be healthier because our doctors will have access to all the data they need about our health. Our vehicles and appliances will monitor themselves and will let us know when it...

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    SAP Africa appoints Francophone Africa MD

    April 16, 2014 • Company News, PeopleComments Off on SAP Africa appoints Francophone Africa MD

    Gilles Lepretre has been appointed SAP Africa’s Managing Director for French-speaking Africa.  The appointment comes at a time that sees the company driving significant growth in line with its 2014 goals for the region. In his new role, Gilles will lead...

  • Customers can now benefit from both the breakthrough power of the SAP HANA platform and the simplicity of the cloud. (Image source: File)

    SAP unveils next step for the cloud

    March 12, 2014 • Company NewsComments Off on SAP unveils next step for the cloud

    Customers can now benefit from both the power of the SAP HANA platform and the simplicity of the cloud. SAP AG announced next steps toward delivering on its cloud strategy during a press conference held from Palo Alto, California. Simplified...

  • Karl Probst, CIO of the BMW Group, addressing guests at the BMW SAP Competence Hub launch in Pretoria. (Image source: BMW South Africa)

    BMW, SAP launch competence hub in South Africa

    February 7, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on BMW, SAP launch competence hub in South Africa

    The BMW Group has officially opened a BMW SAP Competence Hub in South Africa. Together with two other IT hubs, situated in the United States and India, the BMW SAP Competence Hub will render IT services worldwide, concentrating specifically on SAP-based...

  • Pfungwa Serima, the chief executive officer of SAP Africa. (Image source: SAP Africa)

    SAP Africa’s Skills for Africa Programme gains momentum

    November 1, 2013 • Company News, East Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on SAP Africa’s Skills for Africa Programme gains momentum

    On the heels of SAP Africa’s recent announcement of an agreement with the World Bank to consolidate skills development efforts in Africa, SAP Africa today announced that the first group of students, from Kenya, have successfully graduated from the Skills...

  • Pfungwa Serima, Chief Executive Officer of SAP Africa. (Image source: SAP Africa)

    World Bank, SAP jointly address skills development in Africa

    October 9, 2013 • Company NewsComments Off on World Bank, SAP jointly address skills development in Africa

      SAP Africa, a subsidiary of SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), and the World Bank today announced their intention to develop a framework for collaboration on skills development. The document was signed by Pfungwa Serima, chief executive officer of SAP Africa, who is...

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    SAP ships in value for Kenya Ports Authority

    July 25, 2013 • Company News, East Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on SAP ships in value for Kenya Ports Authority

    The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has experienced phenomenal growth over the last 12 years. Traffic through the port of Mombasa, East and Central Africa’s main maritime gateway, has increased by 7.4% per annum. In 2000, KPA realized traffic of 9.126...

  • SAP’s suite deal for Swazi Sugar

    July 22, 2013 • SoftwareComments Off on SAP’s suite deal for Swazi Sugar

    On Monday 22 July global enterprise software solutions provider SAP introduced Royal Swazi Sugar Corporation (RSSC), the first SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA in Africa. The Swaziland-based company chose the solution with the goal to speed up...

  • SAP has contributed towards Young Heroes to support HIV/AIDS orphans. (Image source: File)

    SAP fosters new hope for HIV/AIDS orphans in Africa

    July 19, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on SAP fosters new hope for HIV/AIDS orphans in Africa

    As part of its commitment to help the world run better and improve people’s lives, SAP AG  has contributed technology and education-related donations to Young Heroes, a non-governmental organization (NGO) that supports HIV/AIDS orphans. This donation...

  • SAP Africa rolls out Social Sabbatical programme

    May 20, 2013 • SoftwareComments Off on SAP Africa rolls out Social Sabbatical programme

    SAP today announced that it has been listed in Triple Pundit’s Top 10 Employee Engagement Strategies for its Social Sabbatical programme, whereby SAP’s most promising employees  from across the globe  support underserved communities in South Africa,...

  • Ivory Coast firmly on SAP Africa’s expansion agenda

    April 19, 2013 • Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Ivory Coast firmly on SAP Africa’s expansion agenda

    SAP has announced its commitment to the Ivory Coast as part of its Africa expansion strategy.  The business management software solutions and services company will focus on the implementation of skills development and employability programs as part of its...

  • Senegal’s ICT skills can help Africa grow, says SAP

    March 22, 2013 • OpinionComments Off on Senegal’s ICT skills can help Africa grow, says SAP

    SAP has reaffirmed its commitment to Senegal, applauding the country‘s superior ICT (information and communications technologies) skills that offer a significant pool of talent that could serve the entire region. The market leader in enterprise application...

  • Real-time data means big ideas for African startups – SAP

    January 30, 2013 • SoftwareComments Off on Real-time data means big ideas for African startups – SAP

    SAP has launched the African leg of its global Big Data Startup Forum, an initiative through which it engages with local startup businesses with the intention to drive home the benefits of the SAP HANA platform for real-time analytics and applications....

  • SAP SME tour draws to a close in Johannesburg

    June 4, 2009 • SoftwareComments Off on SAP SME tour draws to a close in Johannesburg

    THE African leg of the SAP SME World Tour, drew to a conclusion in Johannesburg yesterday with more than 350 partners and customers attending the roadshow intended to demonstrate SAP’s capabilities in this market space...