Derek Kudsee has been appointed by SAP to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) for sub-Sahara Africa, strengthening the software vendor’s presence in this growing market. Kudsee brings with him a wealth of experience within the business, having previously worked as Director of SME for SAP Africa. He also...
NIGERIA'S award winning administrator in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Chris Uwaje, has been named the new regional director for D-Link International in charge of West Africa. Uwaje's appointment appears to be a direct reward for being named the IT Personality of the Year in 2008, an achievement those in...
Google provides a unique insight into the major moments and top trends of the week based on the most popular searches conducted in Nigeria. Search trends information is gleaned from data collated by Google based on what Nigerians have been searching for and asking Google. The information goliath processes more...
Leading off-grid utilities provider Winch Energy, announces it has appointed highly respected African energy expert Mrs. Olga Johnson as an Ambassador for Africa. Franco-Beninese Olga Johnson is a true expert in her field and one of the figures of the diaspora that stands out both in France and on...
MWEB has appointed Debbie Pretorius as General Manager of MWEB Business. Debbie Pretorius has worked in the Internet Service Provider (ISP) industry for the past 15 years. Most recently she headed up MWEB Business’ operational activities, and was responsible for customer support and engineering and technical services as well as project...
Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) has has appointed Farhad Khan as its Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Farhad will be responsible for the overall customer operations, marketing and sales management activities of Yahsat. Reacting to the executive appointment Masood M. Sharif Mahmood, Chief Executive Officer said: ‘’After careful selection, we...
Global technology company, Nokia announced the appointment of Gabriela Styf Sjöman on Thursday, 22 August 2019 to Chief Strategy Officer and member of the Group Leadership team, effective December 1, 2019.  Sjöman succeeds Kathrin Buvac as Chief Strategy Officer, who continues in the role of President of Nokia Enterprise and...
Fortinet, integrated and automated cybersecurity company, has announced the appointment of Lizzie Cohen-Laloum to the position of regional vice president for Southern Europe and head of the Carrier/MSSP Business Practice for the EMEA region, reporting into Yann Pradelle, Vice President Continental Europe. As an experienced senior executive with a...
ALE International, operating under the brand Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, has revealed changes in key senior management positions and the board as part of its ongoing business transformation to drive growth. According to the company these changes include: - Jeff Ma appointed as acting CEO effective immediately. Mr. Ma is a current member...
It's still Women's Month and we continue to celebrate women breaking the glass ceiling in technology. These are Women in Tech who persistently empower other women and dominate the industry. For the second segment, we bring you Siphindokuhle (Phindi) Mazibuko, Director of Service Delivery in MEA at Mimecast where...
The founder of eBay, Pierre Omidyar on Wednesday announced that he will be donating $100 million over three years in support of  "independent media and investigative journalism" worldwide, while tackling "misinformation and hate speech." The pledge was made through Omidyar's philanthropic organisation, Omidyar Network, as he looks to tackle the...
Safaricom's M-Pesa Africa has appointed Sitoyo Lopokoiyit as its new Managing Director. He is a "mobile financial services expert who has directly managed mobile money in two of the largest markets in the world – Kenya and Tanzania," reveals MyBroadBand. Lopokoiyit joined Safaricom in 2011 as head of M-Pesa strategy...
Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday unveiled the 4Afrika Advisory Council, an external board of advisers tasked with guiding strategic investments undertaken by the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative across the continent and ensuring 4Afrika is closely aligned to broad African development goals. His Excellency Benjamin Mkapa, former president of the United Republic...
The High Court of Kenya has issued a temporary judgment ordering the embattled Communication Commission of Kenya (CCK) Director General  Charles Njoroge to vacate his office. In his ruling High Court Judge Justice David Maraga said that the decision was necessary pending the hearing and determination of a suit filed...
South African network provider, Vodacom announced on Monday, 30 September 2019, that it has launched the Vodacom 112 Emergency Service App that enables persons with communication barriers (Deaf, hard of hearing, speech impaired, hearing impaired, deafblind) an opportunity to contact emergency services when they need help. Designed especially for persons...
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global cloud security company, has announced the appointment of Gregory Anderson as the first Country Manager for South Africa, with immediate effect. Gregory Anderson joins Trend Micro at a time when the growth in web threats across the country since 2009 has exceeded 400 per cent. Anderson’s priority...
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