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  • Members of Sudan's civil society are campaigning to have US technology sanctions lifted (Image source: CommsMEA)

    South Sudan: Civil society wants US technology sanctions lifted

    January 28, 2014 • North Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Sudan: Civil society wants US technology sanctions lifted

    From South Sudan, a section of civil society is urging a review of the current US sanctions policy and its impact on free access to ICT. The group has reportedly launched a campaign targeted at local citizens and US policy makers. The International Freedom of...

  • Mobility, connectivity and the cloud – trends driving ICT

    April 8, 2013 • OpinionComments Off on Mobility, connectivity and the cloud – trends driving ICT

    In the last few years, there have been several factors that have driven the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) market, creating shifts in the way businesses operate. These trends include the explosion of the smartphone and tablet market, the Bring...

  • Africa results positive for MTN Group

    March 6, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Africa results positive for MTN Group

    While acknowledging the impact of legal issues, including the Hoffmann Commission and the management of US and EU sanctions against Iran and Syria, MTN Group management is satisfied with the company’s results and is confident of growth in key regions...

  • ‘Huawei cannot be trusted’ – U.S draft Congress report

    October 8, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on ‘Huawei cannot be trusted’ – U.S draft Congress report

    Chinese telecommunications company Huawei, which has a number of operations in South Africa, as well as across the African continent, was the subject of a U.S draft Congress report which states that Huawei and counterpart ZTE (which also operates across...

  • GENBAND targets Africa’s telecoms operators

    August 25, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on GENBAND targets Africa’s telecoms operators

    GENBAND, a global developer of IP (Internet Protocol) infrastructure and application solutions, today announced the establishment of a regional sales headquarters for the sub-Saharan African region in Johannesburg, South Africa. GENBAND, founded in 1999 in...

  • Cisco announces 2011 MEA Netrider winner

    July 14, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Cisco announces 2011 MEA Netrider winner

    Cisco has announced the winners of the International NetRiders, an Internet networking competition, which was held on 6 July 2011 across Europe, Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Middle East and Africa (MEA). About 150 Cisco...

  • African women to benefit from Silicon Valley

    July 12, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on African women to benefit from Silicon Valley

    The United States has established an exchange program to develop African Science and Technology skills, American Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has confirmed. “We want to make sure that all the tools that technology has made available are just as...

  • VIP Communications, Vodafone Ghana launch new service

    January 20, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on VIP Communications, Vodafone Ghana launch new service

    VIP Communications, Inc., a leading provider of international calling services and solutions, in partnership with Vodafone Ghana, today announced the launch of Direct Line Ghana, an international calling service that enables VIP customers in the US to stay in...

  • Digital library on the cards as US seeks to strengthen Islamic ties

    September 8, 2010 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    FOLLOWING President Barack Obama’s pledges to push new technology and science in the Middle East during his Cairo speech, the United States is financing a plan to connect the region’s universities and science institutes through a digital library to...