Intelsat, a leading provider of satellite services, announced today that Jacques Kerrest is joining the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, reporting to Intelsat’s Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Spengler. Mr. Kerrest will be responsible for the leadership of Intelsat’s financial operations, including capital markets, accounting, treasury, financial...
Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd, has appointed Wycliffe Selebwa as East Africa Regional Director. As the Regional Director, Selebwa is tasked with working closely together with sales teams and other stakeholders to drive incremental revenue and market share in East Africa. He will also play an...
According to new research conducted by South Africa’s Industrial Development Corporation ( IDC) indicates that as Information Technology (IT) channel providers search for opportunities amid volatile credit and capital markets, the gap between customer IT financing requirements and channel partner capabilities continues to widen. The study, conducted during February...
Digital Finance Africa 2022, the definitive annual event on technology leadership in the financial services industry returns on the 22nd of September 2022 as a brand-new hybrid concept. The 2nd annual Digital Finance Africa is set to take place on the 22nd of September 2022, at The Maslow, Sandton, South...
In September 2018, Cell C announced that it would be launching a new project - CellCgirl - that aimed to empower young women to give them greater opportunities to excel. Through the platform, young women between 14 and 24 would have access to educational resources, economic and employment opportunities. Nearly...
Tigo Rwanda has revealed the appointment of Chantal Umutoni Kagame as its new Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Deputy-CEO) in Rwanda. She will take up the role in June 2015. According to Tigo Rwanda, Chantal is an experienced Telecom professional with 17 years in the sector. She joined Tigo Rwanda in...
MTN has introduced a month-to-month payment option that aims to give customers "control of their spend commitments". With no lock-ins, no credit checks and no complicated paperwork, MTN Month-to-Month is available to anyone that either doesn’t want to be tied to a contract or who is unable to get a...
While citizens are encouraged to remain indoors and work from their homes as a result of COVID-19, research around the world also highlights that senior citizens are among the most vulnerable to the pandemic. This is one of the compelling reasons for senior citizens to consider efficient ways of banking...
T- Systems South Africa has revealed that it is sponsoring 400m World Champion, Wayde van Niekerk. Wayde van Niekerk, a South African track and field sprinter, is renowned for his local and international achievements in the 100m, 200m, and 400m events. The sponsorship will see T-Systems South Africa support van Niekerk...
IT News Africa recently spoke to Stephen Watson, MD of Discover Digital, in an interview which looked to reveal his perspective, as a small role player in the video on demand scene, on the recent announcement from Multichoice that Showmax will be available for free to DSTV premium subscribers. Stephen established...
According to a report on the Business Day website (www.businessday.co.za), Cell C CEO Jeffrey Hedberg might not renew his contract at the South African mobile service provider. It is rumoured that he may join Telkom later this year. The report further highlighted comments made by Hedberg about the speculation, quoting...
Employees across the world are concerned about the impact automation could have on them, brought into clear focus as the world navigates one of the greatest periods of uncertainty in history. Data shows that AI has the potential to create more jobs than it takes away, augmenting human ingenuity and...
Mark Papermaster has been appointed AMD Senior VP and Chief Technology Officer (CTO).  He will report to Rory Read, President and Chief Executive Officer and will oversee the entire AMD engineering, research and development (R&D), and product development functions as the head of the newly-formed Technology and Engineering Group. Papermaster,...
Tyme Group, which is one of the world’s fastest-growing digital banking groups, has announced a series of leadership changes including appointing Coen Jonker as TymeBank CEO in South Africa as it embarks on the next chapter of its growth strategy. This follows TymeBank’s rapid growth in South Africa, where the...
Thingstream today announced the appointment of Philipp Bolliger as chief executive officer. Building on the impressive growth the company has generated since its inception last year, Bolliger is tasked with growing the business internationally and extending applications of the platform to even more industries. A seasoned professional, Bolliger was previously...
The South African Police Service (SAPS) and Facebook have announced a new partnership to help find missing children by sending Amber Alerts to the Facebook community in South Africa. The first of its kind in Africa, the Amber Alert system will enable the South African Police Service to seek assistance...
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