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Mobile and Telecoms

Telco systems upgrades carrier ethernet network for Kenet Kenya

January 17, 2019

Telco Systems, a provider of innovative SDN/NFV, CE 2.0, MPLS and IP solutions has completed an upgrade of the carrier Ethernet network of Kenya Education...

Enterprise

Cassava Smartech will list on ZSE on December 18

December 17, 2018

Cassava SmarTech Zimbabwe Limited (“Cassava Zimbabwe”) is set to list on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (“ZSE”) on Tuesday the 18th of December 2018. This...

Healthcare

Portable medical tech key to unlock successful primary health care

Portable medical tech key to unlock successful primary health care

January 9, 2019

Portable healthcare is changing the way that health professionals take primary care to the vulnerable people that need it most. This is primarily achieved by...

Financial Services

Tips on how you can reduce bank fees in 2019

January 17, 2019

In spite of bank fees accounting for a fraction of the average consumer’s income, individuals can still do much more to reduce their cost of banking. Banking...

Opinion

Software

South African-based start-up partners with Ubersmith Subscription Business Software

January 14, 2019

Routed, a vendor-neutral cloud infrastructure provider in South Africa, signed an expansion agreement to take further advantage of subscription business...

Gadgets and Gaming

2019 iPhones could be jumping on the USB-C bandwagon

January 17, 2019

According to a new report from supply chain blog Macotakara, Apple could be in the process of developing a revised iPod touch. Further, the report says the...

  • MUST SEE: Africa’s most popular video streaming sites

    MUST SEE: Africa’s most popular video streaming sites

    January 17, 2019 • Lists, Online & Social, Top Stories

    Despite the major infrastructural challenges that Africa faces – such as low connectivity and the high cost of data, the number of video streaming platforms active in Africa has exploded over the past few years as the continent responded to the global shift from linear TV to on-demand viewing. Online streaming is cheaper and more [&hellip...

  • Hottest fintech startups to look out for in 2019

    January 16, 2019 • Finance, Lists, Top Stories

    There are a number of impressive African fintech startups emerging from the continent, and 2019 could be a very important year for their growth and success. From mobile money transfer apps to tech firms determined to help users save, these tech startups come from all over Africa. IT News Africa takes a look at some [&hellip...

  • The IT News Africa 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

    December 19, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top Stories

    As Christmas draws near, so does the slowly building pressure to buy the perfect presents for your friends and family. The tech space is also so dense and hard to navigate sometimes that it can be daunting finding the right gift for the technophiles in your life. Breaking it down into smaller categories makes it [&hellip...

  • 10 Tech gifts under R200 that are actually useful

    December 18, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top Stories

    Christmas is peeking around the corner, so it’s time to get those last minute gift ideas down before it’s too late. As far as tech gifts go, it’s hard to find something useful without breaking the bank. Thankfully, IT News Africa has compiled a list of 10 tech gifts under R200 that are actually useful [&hellip...

  • Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business

    Top 10 personal technologies to support digital business

    December 14, 2018 • Lists, Top Stories

    The idea of an assistant that can schedule meetings and arrange a calendar, order lunch and remind you that you need to leave the office before 4:30 on Thursday to make it across the city to dinner with colleagues doesn’t seem too extraordinary–until you learn the assistant isn’t a person at a desk, but rather [&hellip...

  • Load Shedding

    Overcome load shedding this Festive Season with these top tips

    December 6, 2018 • Lists, Mining & Energy, Top Stories

    The festive season has officially begun; however, it looks as though South Africans will be celebrating the holidays without electricity, at certain times of the day and night, as South African power utility Eskom has implemented load shedding. As load shedding is becoming a regular occurrence in South Africa, IT News Africa has put together [&hellip...

Features

Interview: Why immersive learning is the next big thing

January 11, 2019

Immersive learning is set to reshape how the world learns using technology, and to keep up, South Africa is urged to embrace this tech-type of learning or risk...

Startups

Publiseer accepted to Singularity University's Global Startup Program

Nigeria’s digital content publisher accepted to Singularity’s Global Startup Program

January 14, 2019

Nigeria’s digital content distribution company, Publiseer has announced on Twitter that it has been accepted to Singularity University’s Global...

Internet of Things

Security

NETSCOUT report highlights rapid changes in DDoS threat landscape

NETSCOUT report highlights rapid changes in DDoS threat landscape

January 17, 2019

The findings of a new report from NETSCOUT have highlighted some key points around distributed denial of service (DDoS) activity worldwide during 2018....

Online

MUST SEE: Africa’s most popular video streaming sites

MUST SEE: Africa’s most popular video streaming sites

January 17, 2019

Despite the major infrastructural challenges that Africa faces – such as low connectivity and the high cost of data, the number of video streaming...

Retail Industry

Education

Africa Code Week 2018 touched 2.3 mln young Africans

Africa Code Week 2018 touched over 2 mln young Africans

January 17, 2019

Africa Code Week (ACW) 2018 exceeded all expectations by empowering 2.3 million youth across 37 countries with digital and coding skills – compared to...

Mining and Energy

Blockchain technology used to validate ethically sourced minerals in the DRC

Blockchain technology used to validate ethically sourced minerals in the DRC

January 17, 2019

Ford Motor Company, Huayou Cobalt, IBM, LG Chem and RCS Global announced plans to use blockchain technology to trace and validate ethically sourced minerals....