SAP has revealed that it will train more than 150,000 youth in 30 African countries this year to foster digital literacy and equip the continent’s rising generation with job-relevant digital skills. SAP’s Africa Code Week 2016 will run from October 15 – 23, 2016, with thousands of free coding...
PAYFORT and valU have teamed up to offer online shoppers in Egypt another checkout method. The partnership - which was announced on Monday, 24 February 2020 - will give consumers the option to 'buy now, pay later'. According to valU, consumers can access 3-60 months instalment options for online purchases. “We...
The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF 2016), which is being held in the United States in Phoenix Arizona, will be hosting approximately 1,700 high school students from over 75 countries, globally. Among these individuals are students from Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt, Tunisia, and Kenya. With IT News Africa...
Popular photo sharing network Instagram has updated its look. This is according to a statement issued by the company. According to the company, Instagram users will see an updated icon and app design soon. The full company statement can be found below: Today we’re introducing a new look. You’ll see an updated...
AXILSPOT has launched its operation in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. As part of its regional expansion plans, the company will appoint reputed distributors and strengthen its channel network by onboarding partners across the region. AXILSPOT offers enterprise wireless connectivity solutions including wireless access points, bridges, base station,...
Despite the continent’s transport infrastructure lagging behind global standards for decades, Africa is bracing itself for a transport revolution as more countries embrace the onset of new technology. Intelligent mobility involves the electrification, automation and digitalisation of existing transport infrastructure, and gives every citizen access to safe, reliable and efficient...
Online money transfer service WorldRemit and telecoms operator MTN have inked a global partnership that will enable WorldRemit customers to send remittances instantly to MTN’s Mobile Money customers. The agreement is expected to extend WorldRemit’s position as a provider of remittances to Mobile Money users (also known as mobile wallets)...
Dimension Data released a list of the company's top IT predictions for 2018. Blockchain, together with artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, and virtual and augmented reality, have the potential to deliver disruptive outcomes and reshape digital business in 2018 according to the report. Dimension Data also pointed out that...
Commvault, one of the recognised global enterprise leaders in intelligent data services across on-premises, cloud, and software as a service (SaaS) environments, has appointed GTI Software and Networking as its distributor for the 27 French-speaking countries in Africa. Based in Morocco, GTI is a well-known value-added distributor in Northern and...
On Thursday 14 December 2017, global FinTech, Bitcoin and blockchain online investment platform BnkToTheFuture announced its token sale advisory board, which includes South African Vinny Lingham, who is the Civic CEO, and executives from Smith + Crown, Abra, BitAngels, and more signing on to help BnkToTheFuture launch a tokenized...
As part of the 2Africa consortium, Meta and Telecom Egypt announce the first landing of the 2Africa subsea cable in Egypt at Ras Ghareb in the Red Sea, with another landing expected in Port Said in the Mediterranean Sea at a later date. The Ras Ghareb landing is one...
In Africa, technology and startups continue to grow as more people search for solutions to everyday problems. African Tech startups raised upwards of US$129 million in funding in 2016 and this is expected to grow in the coming years. Disrupt Africa monitors technology startups on the continent and they have...
On Wednesday 1 November 2017 Kaspersky Lab researchers revealed that the company has discovered a range of vulnerabilities contained in popular dating apps which have the potential to result in various negative consequences for users: from simply identifying a particular person, to unsecured data transmissions and the leaking of...
As mobile internet connectivity grows, African youth are fast embracing the opportunity to connect, converse and transact on the web. According to the GSMA (Mobile Economy Report 2015), mobile internet penetration in Sub-Saharan Africa was expected to reach 38% by 2020. This has largely been driven by lower costs...
As data breaches become more commonplace, littering the headlines on a daily basis, businesses of all types and across all industries need to work on the assumption that they are a target. Because of this, organisations, especially those who house sensitive, valuable and proprietary data, need to ensure that...
This Valentine’s day, your chances of finding love on an app as well as online dating sites can put you at greater risk when it comes to cyber attacks. In fact, with South Africa’s, as well as Africa's, burgeoning mobile user market and more than half of urban cellphone...
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