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Nokia 9 PureView, a device designed for photography enthusiasts

Nokia 9 PureView, a device designed for photography enthusiasts

April 4, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia 9 PureView, a device designed for photography enthusiasts

HMD Global has on Thursday, 04 April announced the Nokia 9 PureView, a device that features five camera array with ZEISS Optics. All five cameras work together simultaneously to capture one picture fuses it together into one 12MP photo with outstanding dynamic range and unparalleled depth of field. The Nokia 9 PureView has two colour [&hellip...

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i-Pay changes to Ozow and offers zero processing fees

i-Pay changes to Ozow and offers zero processing fees

April 4, 2019 • Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on i-Pay changes to Ozow and offers zero processing fees

If you’ve done any kind of online shopping in South Africa, you’re more than likely to be familiar with the name i-Pay. Not only do they make electronic funds transfers (EFTs) smoother and safer, they also singlehandedly saved 2018 Black Friday...

NetDragon signs digital education MOU with Russia’s Global Rus Trade

April 4, 2019 • Education, Southern AfricaComments Off on NetDragon signs digital education MOU with Russia’s Global Rus Trade

NetDragon, a global leader in building internet communities, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on digital education with the leading Russian B2B-platform for cross-border e-commerce, Global Rus Trade, at the BRICS Business Council Midterm Meeting in...

South Africa: Tech and gaming expo to take place in Soweto.

South Africa: Tech and gaming expo to take place in Soweto

April 4, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments Off on South Africa: Tech and gaming expo to take place in Soweto

The township tech and gaming expo, EKasi Esports has announced that the first prize eports tournament will be hosted in Soweto on 28 June at the Soweto Theatre. The tournament will feature popular esports titles on the agenda such as FIFA, Tekken, Street...

biNu Appoints Google Alumni, Stephen Newton, as CEO

biNu Appoints Google Alumni, Stephen Newton, as CEO

April 4, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on biNu Appoints Google Alumni, Stephen Newton, as CEO

#datafree pioneer biNu announced the appointment of Stephen Newton as CEO to spearhead its expansion across Africa and other emerging markets – following successes in Nigeria and South Africa. biNu addresses a major problem that continues in countries...

Nigeria's classifieds marketplace boosts presence with OLX deal

Nigeria’s classifieds marketplace boosts presence with OLX deal

April 3, 2019 • Retail, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria’s classifieds marketplace boosts presence with OLX deal

Jiji, Nigeria’s classifieds marketplace has reached an agreement with OLX to redirect OLX users in Nigeria to Jiji and to acquire OLX businesses in Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. The transaction is supported by one of Jiji’s principal investors,...

ESET announces smartphone-based 2FA solution

ESET announces smartphone-based 2FA solution

April 3, 2019 • Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on ESET announces smartphone-based 2FA solution

Global cybersecurity company, ESET, has announced that it has made its smartphone-based 2FA solution, ESET Secure Authentication (ESA), available via its 4000+ strong MSP Partner’s Program ESA can be leveraged within ESET’s proven daily billing...

HP targets fraudulent manufacturers in East Africa

April 2, 2019 • East Africa, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on HP targets fraudulent manufacturers in East Africa

Alongside local African authorities, HP’s ACF team have conducted two highly successful operations to stop the trade of counterfeit cartridges for HP printers across Uganda and Mozambique. Firstly, In September and October 2018, HP’s ACF team and local...

Centrify announces new P.E.A.K. Performance Partner Program

Centrify announces new P.E.A.K. Performance Partner Program

April 2, 2019 • Enterprise IT, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Centrify announces new P.E.A.K. Performance Partner Program

  Centrify, a provider of cloud-ready Zero Trust Privilege to secure modern enterprises, has launched a new partner program that empowers the channel to better help organisations stop the leading cause of data breaches: privileged access abuse. The...

Harambee wins 2019 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship

April 2, 2019 • Careers, Southern Africa, StartupsComments Off on Harambee wins 2019 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship

The Skoll Foundation has announced that Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator has received the 2019 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. Founded by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Jeff Skoll, this prestigious award recognises change agents whose innovations...

General Electric appoints Ghana CEO

General Electric appoints Ghana CEO

April 2, 2019 • People, West AfricaComments Off on General Electric appoints Ghana CEO

General Electric has announced the appointment of Sulemana Abubakar (Abu) as the Chief Executive Officer for GE Ghana. In this position, Abu will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth for GE in Ghana. Based in Accra, Abu will...

Over 2,000 students to benefit from library and ICT centre in Ghana

Over 2000 students to benefit from library and ICT centre in Ghana

April 1, 2019 • Education, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (1)

The MTN Ghana Foundation has commissioned a modern library for a High School in the Eastern region. The facility will include a 20 seater ICT Centre and Teachers common area. In addition, the MTN Ghana Foundation partnered with Huawei Ghana to deploy fibre...

AfricaOnline launches JOLA service in Ghana

AfricaOnline appoints new MD

April 1, 2019 • People, West AfricaComments Off on AfricaOnline appoints new MD

AfricaOnline, a subsidiary of Gondwana International Networks (GIN) has appointed Foster Plender as its Managing Director. Plender, brings with him decades of telecommunications experience across both African and European markets. “I am excited to lead...

Liquid Telecom, MTN partner to upgrade existing fibre network in East Africa

Liquid Telecom, MTN partner to upgrade existing fibre network in East Africa

April 1, 2019 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Liquid Telecom, MTN partner to upgrade existing fibre network in East Africa

Liquid Telecom Kenya, part of the pan-African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom, and Nokia has announced a two-year partnership to upgrade their existing fibre network to support OTN/DWDM technology with an initial network capacity of 500G. This will result in a...

ICT remains one of the biggest industries in South Africa

April 1, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on ICT remains one of the biggest industries in South Africa

The ICT sector has one of South Africa’s biggest job markets and is also one of the biggest contributors to the economy. This is according to the State of ICT report published by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA). The...

General Electric appoints Brenda Mbathi as East Africa CEO

March 31, 2019 • Company News, East Africa, PeopleComments Off on General Electric appoints Brenda Mbathi as East Africa CEO

General Electric has announced the appointment of Brenda Mbathi as the Chief Executive Officer for East Africa. In her role, Brenda will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth for General Electric in East African markets,...