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Telecoming to expand its offering in the African mobile market

Telecoming to expand its offering in the African mobile market

May 21, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Telecoming, a European technology company that specialized in digital services monetization has closed an agreement with African company Maliyo Games, a mobile gaming company in Nigeria, to distribute its offer in the region. This agreement will allow Telecoming to enhance its presence across the African market. This agreement is part of Telecoming’s...

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IITPSA awards a University of Pretoria all-girls B Com Informatics project team

IITPSA awards a University of Pretoria all-girls B Com Informatics project team

May 21, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

A team of final year BCom Informatics students at the University of Pretoria has won a Women in IT award sponsored by the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) for an outstanding final year project. The new IITPSA Women in IT...

Kaspersky Lab to open office in Rwanda

Kaspersky Lab to open office in Rwanda

May 21, 2019 • East Africa, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Kaspersky Lab has announced plans to open a new office in Kigali, Rwanda, to support the rapid growth of its business in East Africa. The decision to open a new office was made during Eugene Kaspersky’s visit to Rwanda where he met with H.E Paul Kagame,...

Orange selects Engie for the operation and maintenance of its data centre in Côte d’Ivoire

Orange selects Engie for the operation and maintenance of its data centre in Côte d’Ivoire

May 21, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Orange Services Group has selected Global energy company, Engie for the operation and maintenance of its data centre in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. This data centre of the latest generation, built by the Orange Service Group (GOS), is one of the few...

SKYWORTH’S new voice controlled TV launches in South Africa

SKYWORTH’S new voice controlled TV launches in South Africa

May 18, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

SKYWORTH launched their range of Artificially Intelligent (AI) TVs on 16 May 2019 in South Africa. Jaco Joubert, SKYWORTH Key Account Manager says, “What we’re offering is the first of its kind in South Africa. SKYWORTH’s launch of AI TV proves what we...

Paxful offers bitcoin workshops to universities in Africa

Paxful offers bitcoin workshops to universities in Africa

May 18, 2019 • East Africa, Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

On Tuesday, 14 May 2019, Statistics South Africa announced that the youth unemployment rate in the country remains at an all-time high of 55.2 per cent. In a bid to help create employment, global peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplace, Paxful is driving education...

iSchoolAfrica brings global learning software to rural and township schools in South Africa.

iSchoolAfrica brings global learning software to rural and township schools in South Africa

May 17, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

  iSchoolAfrica, an education initiative that reaches schools across South Africa in rural and township settings, is the official implementation partner of onebillion in South Africa. onebillion’s international team of experts have built educational...

How underground Wi-Fi improves South African coal mine productivity

How underground Wi-Fi improves South African coal mine productivity

May 17, 2019 • Mining & Energy, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The introduction of underground Wi-Fi has improved productivity and working conditions for hundreds of miners at Anglo American’s coal mining operations in Mpumalanga by enabling two-way communications between miners working underground and staff on the...

A new ride-hailing app launches in South Africa

A new ride-hailing app launches in South Africa

May 16, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Ride-hailing app inDriver has launched in Johannesburg, with 3 000 new drivers already registered on the app. The bargain for a fair price taxi app, used by 22-million people across more than 200 cities, announced their launch with the addition of a new...

Liquid Telecom launches Azure Stack in East Africa

Liquid Telecom launches Azure Stack in East Africa

May 16, 2019 • Cloud Computing, East Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Liquid Telecom Kenya has today launched a Microsoft Cloud service in East Africa that offers a step-change in cybersecurity for the region’s most sensitive databases. The new Azure Stack service will allow companies to run a private Microsoft cloud...

Skills and tech impacting South Africa's digital marketing performance

Skills and tech impacting South Africa’s digital marketing performance

May 16, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments (0)

A lack of digital skills, technology wherewithal and data-driven marketing is holding South Africa back from meaningful transformation into a globally competitive digital economy. Johan Walters, Managing Consultant at DQ&A, drew on the company’s...

MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria lists on the Nigerian Stock Exchange

May 15, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

MTN Nigeria has announced announce that it has received approval to list on the Premium Board of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (“NSE”). The listing is set to proceed on 16 May 2019 and will be done by way of an introductory listing. This means that...

Aerobotics, Agri SA partner to launch free satellite farming data

Aerobotics, Agri SA partner to launch free satellite farming data

May 15, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments (0)

AgriSA and Aerobotics have announced a partnership to provide South African farmers with access to free satellite farming data and the latest Aeroview In-Field Scouting Application. The advanced satellite data coupled with the latest crop scouting software...

Applications for the Cape Town FastTrack close on 19 May

Applications for the Cape Town FastTrack close on 19 May

May 15, 2019 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

The search is on for top-performing disruptive startups seeking solutions for positive change in Africa. Startupbootcamp AfriTech (SBC AfriTech) is calling on high-growth startups in the tech industry to apply to a three-month programme to help companies...

Western Digital offers diversified solutions for its South African audiences

Western Digital offers diversified solutions for its South African audiences

May 15, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Western Digital Corporation, a global data technology company, is reaffirming its presence in South Africa with a more diversified portfolio of data storage devices. This allows local consumers to access a wide range of WD- and SanDisk-brand products. Western...

Huawei to promote South African content with local app developers

Huawei to promote South African content with local app developers

May 14, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Huawei’s mobile app store, the Huawei AppGallery, will soon feature a multitude of apps and designs by local developers. Huawei AppGallery and Huawei Themes are pre-installed on all the latest Huawei and Honor devices. “South African consumers are...