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

Airtel, Wari partner to expand financial inclusion in Nigeria

August 31, 2015 • Finance, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel, Wari partner to expand financial inclusion in Nigeria

As part of its contribution towards Federal Government’s efforts to deepen financial inclusion in the country Airtel Nigeria has collaborated with payment solution provider, Wari, to provide a new payment platform for Nigerians. Designed as a convenient and easy-to-use payment solution, Wari allows users to make payment for goods and services, buy...

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Video: Attendees react to Healthcare Innovation Summit

August 26, 2015 • Events, Healthcare, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Video: Attendees react to Healthcare Innovation Summit

Drawing in a large number of decision makers, the African Innovator: Healthcare Innovation Summit addressed the theme – “Transforming Healthcare with Technology.” Sponsored by Telkom, the Healthcare Innovation Summit was held at the Protea Fire...

Financial companies handle cyber threats when they happen

August 24, 2015 • Finance, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Financial companies handle cyber threats when they happen

Kaspersky Lab, in cooperation with B2B International, has conducted a survey* among company representatives to find out their attitudes towards information security, including financial companies’ policies towards protection from online fraud. The survey...

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In Pictures: Healthcare Innovation Summit

August 21, 2015 • Features, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on In Pictures: Healthcare Innovation Summit

The African Innovator: Healthcare Innovation Summit addressed the critical topic and theme of – “Transforming Healthcare with Technology,” this past week. Sponsored by Telkom, the Healthcare Innovation Summit generated a great deal of excitement...

New IBM software service address need for more transparency in AI decision making

Mobile Health Solutions enabling efficient healthcare

August 19, 2015 • Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobile Health Solutions enabling efficient healthcare

The biggest tech trend in Africa, and the one that is making the biggest impact on the everyday lives of people is the rise of smartphones and feature phones. Africa has seen the fastest uptake of mobile devices in the world and mobile subscribers are set to...

Top 10 healthcare apps for Africa

August 19, 2015 • Features, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 healthcare apps for Africa

Healthcare and technology executives will convene at the Protea Fire & Ice Hotel in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, today for the African Innovator Healthcare Summit. The Summit will address the theme – “Transforming Healthcare with Technology.”...

South Africa: Healthcare Innovation Summit Causes Industry Buzz

August 11, 2015 • Events, Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Healthcare Innovation Summit Causes Industry Buzz

Johannesburg, August 2015:  Healthcare and technology leaders will come together at the Protea Fire & Ice Hotel in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, on the 19th of August 2015, for the African Innovator: Healthcare Innovation Summit, under the theme...

Frost & Sullivan partners Healthcare Innovation Summit

August 3, 2015 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Frost & Sullivan partners Healthcare Innovation Summit

Frost & Sullivan – the Growth Partnership Company which enables its clients to accelerate growth and achieve best-in-class positions in growth, innovation and leadership – has been named as a strategic partner for the upcoming African...

EnerGlobe to host the 2nd CIO Mining Africa Summit this year, on 11th and 12th November 2015, Johannesburg

July 26, 2015 • Events, Mining & Energy, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on EnerGlobe to host the 2nd CIO Mining Africa Summit this year, on 11th and 12th November 2015, Johannesburg

Due to the success of the first CIO Mining Africa Summit held in Johannesburg in May 2015, increasing popular demand has called for a second Summit which will be held at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice !, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, on the 11th & 12th...

Can technology drive the future of mining?

July 17, 2015 • Internet of Things, Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments Off on Can technology drive the future of mining?

Mining may be a highly industrial endeavour that hasn’t changed dramatically over the decades, but sophisticated new technologies are starting to play ever-greater roles in improving productivity and miner safety. In the future, the mining houses that are...

Top Technology trends shaking up the financial services industry

June 17, 2015 • Enterprise IT, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Top Technology trends shaking up the financial services industry

The financial services industry has to consider the adoption of new technology trends such as cloud computing to augment their capabilities and social media to test market appetite for new products and services. The industry has historically been at the...

Dynamic, flexible IT architecture is essential for online retail

June 11, 2015 • Internet of Things, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Dynamic, flexible IT architecture is essential for online retail

In the retail market, competitiveness has always revolved around differentiation, be this of product, price or service. However, as the world has become more digital and traditional retailers have joined the online retail market in the ecommerce space,...

Kenya to Host a Global Education Forum

June 6, 2015 • East Africa, Education, EventsComments Off on Kenya to Host a Global Education Forum

Education experts and practitioner across the world will gather in Nairobi, Kenya next month to discuss on education investments in East Africa. The forum, which will be led by Informa Plc, the largest publicly owned exhibitions and training provider in the...

Airtel Nigeria partners with NIPR for conference, education focus

May 28, 2015 • Education, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria partners with NIPR for conference, education focus

With education being the key focus, Airtel Nigeria and the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) have partnered in order to host the second NIPR Lagos stakeholders’ conference. The goal is to put the focus back on telecommunications education in...

GTBank, Etisalat Offer New Retail Banking Service

May 27, 2015 • Retail, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on GTBank, Etisalat Offer New Retail Banking Service

Guaranty Trust Bank plc, a leading financial institution in Africa and Etisalat, a Nigerian telecommunications company have partnered to introduce GTEasySavers, a savings account that is easy to open and easy to save; designed to enable under-banked and...

eLearning Africa 2015: Ministers to discuss building on Africa’s progress in education

May 11, 2015 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on eLearning Africa 2015: Ministers to discuss building on Africa’s progress in education

As attention moves from the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), political leaders will join education experts and investors at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa later this month to discuss the role...