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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 – “Transforming Healthcare with Technology.” Sponsored by Telkom, the Healthcare...

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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...

Countdown to Africa’s inaugural CIO Mining Summit hosted by EnerGlobe

April 22, 2015 • Events, Mining & EnergyComments Off on Countdown to Africa’s inaugural CIO Mining Summit hosted by EnerGlobe

The countdown has commenced until the inaugural CIO Mining Africa summit (www.ciominingafrica.com) hosted by EnerGlobe Ltd. This exciting event will convene on the 21st to 22nd May 2015 at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice, in Johannesburg. This summit...

AccessKenya extends support for teaching and education

April 15, 2015 • Company News, East Africa, Education, Top StoriesComments (1)

AccessKenya has partnered with the Global e-Schools and Communities Initiatives (GESCI) to help improve the quality of teaching of Science, Technology, English and Mathematics subjects in Kenyan schools. Commonly referred to as STEM, it is feared that the...

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Video Interview: George Burgess discusses Gojimo Education App

March 26, 2015 • Education, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Video Interview: George Burgess discusses Gojimo Education App

George Burgess, one of the world’s youngest successful entrepreneurs at just 22 years old, has developed an education app that assists students in revising for their school exams. The app which has been dubbed “Gojimo” will be available in...

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Can E-learning bridge the national educational gap?

March 11, 2015 • Education, Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Can E-learning bridge the national educational gap?

The recent announcement by the Gauteng provincial government to initiate a paperless classroom project as well as the Western Cape government’s commitment to spend R1.2-billion to implement e-learning in 1 250 local schools, is a significant step toward...

Top 10 Strategic Technologies for Education in 2015

March 3, 2015 • Education, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 Strategic Technologies for Education in 2015

Social and economic pressures are forcing senior education leaders to rethink business models and consider a range of new technologies, to bring down the cost of administering education institutions and scale the business, according to research from Gartner....

EnerGlobe Ltd. to host Africa’s 1st dedicated CIO Mining Summit

February 27, 2015 • Events, Mining & Energy, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on EnerGlobe Ltd. to host Africa’s 1st dedicated CIO Mining Summit

The CIO Mining Africa Summit will be held at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice !, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, on the 21st-22nd May. This landmark event will engage CIO’s, CEO’s & Ministers for the 1st time, to help educate the industry about the...