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The rise of African fintech is changing the way Africans transact

May 16, 2016 • East Africa, Finance, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on The rise of African fintech is changing the way Africans transact

Fintech is disrupting the way ordinary Africans manage and use money. And these fintech players are standing up to traditional institutions as a force to be reckoned with. Accenture estimates that over one-third of mainstream financial services’ revenue is at risk due to disruption in the industry from fintech. Many reports show how the rapid [&hellip...

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Huawei supports the enablement of 4th industrial revolution for South Africa

May 16, 2016 • Company News, Mining & Energy, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei supports the enablement of 4th industrial revolution for South Africa

Huawei recently participated in the China – South Africa Internet Roundtable where Huawei MD of Enterprise Business Group SA, Du Min, spoke about focusing on ICT Infrastructure and System for a Better Connected South Africa. “The evolution in the ICT...

IDC

Cybersecurity education is a crucial investment for CIOs

April 20, 2016 • Education, Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Cybersecurity education is a crucial investment for CIOs

While the threat of cyber attacks continues to grow, the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC) suggest that many organisations in South Africa are struggling to get even the basic safeguards in place in order to protect their...

How scalable cloud enables African online retail innovation

April 15, 2016 • Cloud Computing, East Africa, North Africa, Retail, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (1)

Renowned for its approach to e-commerce, Konga.com has been noted as one of Nigeria’s most prevalent and prospering online retail stores. Launched in July 2012, their mission is to become the engine of commerce and trade in Africa and supporting this...

African Healthcare Portal launches in South Africa

Mobile technology proven to address challenges around healthcare

April 8, 2016 • Healthcare, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobile technology proven to address challenges around healthcare

ViiV Healthcare, a global specialist HIV company, announced jointly with its global partners, Vodafone Foundation, the Elton John AIDS Foundation, ELMA Philanthropies and the United States Government through the United States Agency for International...

Threat actor Muddy Water extends attacks towards government in Africa

SA online retail to pass 1% of total retail in 2016

April 6, 2016 • Online & Social, Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (1)

For the first time since the dawn of e-commerce in South Africa, online retail in this country will reach 1% of overall retail during 2016. This is the most significant finding of the Online Retail in South Africa 2016 report, released today by World Wide...

Ethiopia to transform education through technology

March 29, 2016 • Education, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Ethiopia to transform education through technology

Students, teachers and learning institutions in Ethiopia will according to Microsoft, soon be transforming the way they learn and teach through ICT. This is due to Microsoft and the Ministry of Education in Ethiopia having signed an Education Transformation...

Video: Attendees React to 2016 Education Innovation Summit

March 22, 2016 • Education, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Video: Attendees React to 2016 Education Innovation Summit

The 2016 Education Innovation Summit, which had been organised by IT News Africa and sponsored by Telkom and Mwabu, saw education and technology executives convene at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg on the 17th of March 2016. In the video...

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Education Innovation Summit draws in high-calibre speakers and guests

March 18, 2016 • East Africa, Education, Events, General, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Education Innovation Summit draws in high-calibre speakers and guests

The 2016 Education Innovation Summit, which had been organised by IT News Africa and sponsored by Telkom and Mwabu, saw education and technology executives convene at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg on the 17th of March 2016. “Great...

Airtel partners Coverage Broadband to launch 3flix mobile TV service in Nigeria

Science education, effective syllabus key to Nigeria’s development – Ogunsanya

March 17, 2016 • Education, General, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Science education, effective syllabus key to Nigeria’s development – Ogunsanya

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, has called on government, policymakers and other stakeholders in the Education sector to deepen science education in schools and develop a curriculum that prepares students...

Education Innovation Summit

17 March Education Innovation Summit: Last Chance To Register

March 16, 2016 • East Africa, Education, Events, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on 17 March Education Innovation Summit: Last Chance To Register

The 2016 Education Innovation Summit, which has been organised by IT News Africa and sponsored by Telkom and Mwabu, will see education and technology executives convene at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg on the 17th of March 2016 to...

Interview: Mwabu’s Charlotte Scott discusses the evolution of tech in the education sector

March 16, 2016 • Education, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: Mwabu’s Charlotte Scott discusses the evolution of tech in the education sector

The 2016 Education Innovation Summit, which has been organised by IT News Africa and sponsored by Telkom and Mwabu, will see education and technology executives convene at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg on the 17th of March 2016 to...

Education Innovation Summit

Modlin CEO to speak at March 17 Education Innovation Summit

March 14, 2016 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Modlin CEO to speak at March 17 Education Innovation Summit

Modlin eLearning Solutions, providers of leading-edge education solutions, has been announced as the latest sponsor for the upcoming 2016 Education Innovation Summit. The Summit, which has been organised by IT News Africa and sponsored by Telkom and Mwabu,...

Nigerian Bloggers

Innotribe opens doors for East African fintech startups

March 10, 2016 • Finance, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Innotribe opens doors for East African fintech startups

Swift expects even greater innovation and a shift away from mobile technology at the 2016 Innotribe Startup Challenge for Africa. The Challenge, now open for applications, will take place at Swift’s African Regional Conference (ARC) in Mauritius on 17-19...

Interview: Pearson SA exec discusses education innovation in Africa

March 8, 2016 • Education, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: Pearson SA exec discusses education innovation in Africa

The 2016 Education Innovation Summit, which has been organised by IT News Africa and sponsored by Telkom and Mwabu, will see education and technology executives convene at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg on the 17th of March 2016 to...

2016 Education Innovation Summit

Oxford University Press SA confirmed as strategic partner for Education Innovation Summit

March 7, 2016 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Oxford University Press SA confirmed as strategic partner for Education Innovation Summit

Oxford University Press Southern Africa, an educational publisher committed to the growth of South Africa and its people through the provision of excellent educational materials and support, has been confirmed as a Strategic Partner for the upcoming...