Technology is all about innovation and the key mandate for manufacturers is to make products that simplify and enhance people’s lives. For technology to truly improve the experience of users, it’s also vital that the talent in technology companies is diverse and represents a broad spectrum of users so...
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...
Yolande van Wyk and Ravesh Ramlakan were appointed CEO of Smart Services and CEO of Cellphone Banking Services respectively, after the resignation of Len Pienaar, CEO of FNB’s mCommerce division. “After five years of launching Cellphone Banking, we are doubling our management capacity in this area with the appointment of...
Raouf Chkir, CEO of Tunisie Telecom has submitted his resignation from his post. He had replaced, only a few weeks ago, Montasser Ouaili who had also resigned earlier this year. Chekir had previously served among others as CEO of the National Broadcasting Corporation. It comes as the country continues to attempt...
  Etion has announced the appointment of Gaopalelwe Mogapi, who joins Etion Secure, the group's cybersecurity solutions provider, as Executive: Cloud Services.   "Gao joins Etion Secure from Accenture where she was the Technology Architecture Lead. She has a proven track record as an IT strategy and business alignment enabler, specialising in...
This year, the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns forced companies all over the world to either cancel physical events and conferences — or move them online. The latter gave organisations the opportunity to adopt new ways to operate, accelerate their digital transformation strategies and open up their businesses to untapped...
2018 is fast approaching; businesses are busy anticipating what the new year will bring in terms of industry developments, growing trends, and hidden surprises. Carmen Carey, CEO of software testing and performance monitoring company Apica, gives her five industry predictions for 2018. 2017 was a busy one in the software...
A telecom visionary with over two decades of working in the telecom environment, and a serial entrepreneur, meet Dr. Inderpal Singh Mumick is the Founder and CEO of Kirusa, a provider of telecom and social media solutions in the emerging markets of Africa and Latin America. Prior to Kirusa,...
Michael Essien has signed on as the MTN 2010 Associate to represent the mobile operator’s brand around the world, as the countdown to the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa continues up to the kick-off on 11 June of next year. The Chelsea mid-fielder and captain of Ghana’s national...
A Ugandan man who avoided being drawn into a decades’ long conflict as a child soldier, is dedicating his adult life to healing communities which were impacted by his government’s fight with the rebel Lords Resistance Army (LRA). NEW YORK, USA, May 07, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-As many as...
Oracle has announced the appointment of Andrew Sordam as Vice President for sub-Saharan Africa with immediate effect. Andrew Sordam takes over from Cherian Varghese who has been named as the Regional Managing Director and Vice President for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and South Asian Growing Economies at...
Didier Drogba, captain of the Ivory Coast national team, has brought his Drogba & Co. by HOM underwear range home to the Ivory Coast exclusively on www.jumia.ci, with 1€ from every sale going to the Didier Drogba Foundation. Produced in partnership with the Marseille-based underwear brand HOM, Drogba & Co. by HOM...
BT, providers of communications services and solutions, today announced the appointment of Juni Yan as vice-president for security in Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA). Juni will be in charge of all aspects of BT’s cybersecurity business in the region and will be based in Hong Kong and report...
On Tuesday, 15 October 2019, Fujitsu in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science, announced it is developing AI facial expression recognition technology that detects subtle changes in facial expression with a high degree of accuracy. According to the company, one of the obstacles for facial expression recognition...
New digital technologies have disrupted how businesses deliver services to consumers and clients. While this offers opportunities for new services, products, revenue models, and increased efficiencies, companies must look closely at their business models if they hope to capitalise on digital disruption. Forrester interviewed and analysed a range of organisations,...
The Mastercard Foundation has launched its Young Africa Works strategy in Uganda which has set a goal to enable more than 3 million young people in the country to access dignified and fulfilling work opportunities by 2030. Under Young Africa Works, the Foundation has committed $200 million to ensure...
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