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5 Reasons to sponsor and exhibit at HISA2019

3 essential benefits of attending #HISA2019

August 20, 2019 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments (0)

The 5th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa is set to take place at the Gallagher Convention Centre from the 8th to 9th October 2019. The summit, which aims to be the biggest HISA to date, will address challenges specific to digitalisation in the healthcare industry within Africa.  Here are three reasons why you can’t afford [&hellip...

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Vox introduces new offering for South African startups

Vox introduces new offering for South African startups

August 20, 2019 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments (0)

Vox, an integrated ICT and Infrastructure provider is on a mission to provide startups with access to a wide variety of IT infrastructure – as well as the management thereof. This will be done through a Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS) offering in...

Africa Code Week equips teachers in Ghana with digital skills

Africa Code Week equips teachers in Ghana with digital skills

August 20, 2019 • Education, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

In Ghana, close to 700 teachers completed digital skills training in August as part of the country’s preparations for SAP Africa Code Week, which aims to introduce 1.5 million young Africans to digital and coding skills in 2019.  Claire...

6 exciting Huawei Y9 Prime features

6 exciting Huawei Y9 Prime features

August 20, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Unless you’re a tech-aficionado, learning how to use your newest smartphone’s features and functions can be a little tricky — and more often than not, by the time you’ve gotten the hang of them, it’s time for an upgrade.  That’s why just one...

Networks Unlimited Africa partners Indegy to protect industrial control systems from cyber threats

Networks Unlimited Africa partners Indegy to protect industrial control systems from cyber threats

August 19, 2019 • Security, Southern Africa, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments (0)

African value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited Africa, has announced that it now proudly offers industrial cybersecurity in South Africa through a partnership agreement with Indegy, a leader in industrial cybersecurity that protects industrial control...

what3words announces partnership with South African emergency service provider

August 19, 2019 • Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Geo-location technology company, what3words announced on Monday, 19 August 2019, that it’s partnering with South African emergency response service, ER24. The collaboration aims to enable faster response times in case of an incident. what3words has...

Lenovo introduces new single-socket server platforms

Lenovo announces new single-socket server platforms

August 19, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments (0)

On 19 August 2019, Lenovo announced the Lenovo ThinkSystem  SR635 and SR655 server platforms, which Lenovo claims are “two of the industry’s most powerful single-socket servers.” These new Lenovo solutions aim to provide the performance of...

KT, announced the launch of the Global Epidemic Prevention Platform (GEPP) in Ghana

Big-data healthcare service launches in Ghana

August 19, 2019 • Healthcare, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Korean telecommunication provider, KT, announced the launch of the Global Epidemic Prevention Platform (GEPP) in Ghana on Sunday, 18 August 2019. The project, in conjunction with the Ghana Health Service (GHS), is the first public-private partnership between...

Gamers at the ASUS booth during rAge 2018. Image sourced from rAge.

ASUS South Africa to launch inaugural Republic of Gamers Invitational at rAge 2019

August 18, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

On 16 August 2019, ASUS South Africa announced the inaugural ROG Invitation which, according to a rAge press release, will be South Africa’s richest short-form Counter-Strike tournament. The prize pool is $9,900 and will span a period of one month. The...

Women in Tech Profile: Phindi Mazibuko, Director of Service Delivery in MEA at Mimecast

Women in Tech Profile: Phindi Mazibuko, Director of Service Delivery in MEA at Mimecast

August 17, 2019 • Features, People, Top StoriesComments (0)

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...

Women's Month Profile: PaySpace MD, Sandra Crous

Women in Tech Profile: PaySpace MD, Sandra Crous

August 16, 2019 • Features, People, Top StoriesComments (0)

Women have fundamentally been at the back-burner of hard and soft skills within the workspace and not highlighting their strengths, especially when it comes to technology. In celebration of South Africa’s Women’s Month, IT News Africa will profile...

Cyber exposure company launches new network monitoring innovations

Cyber exposure company launches new network monitoring innovations

August 16, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Cyber exposure company, Tenable announced the launch of their new product innovations Tenable.sc and Tenable.io on Thursday, 15 August 2019. These products aim to continuously discover and assess known and unknown assets across on-premises and cloud...

Electronic Arts and Ghost Games reveal newest Need for Speed game: Need for Speed Heat. Image sourced from Twitter.

EA and Ghost Games reveal new Need for Speed game

August 16, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Need for Speed (NFS) is a popular racing game franchise published by EA Games and currently being developed by Ghost Games. Need for Speed has been an almost-annual release since the first game launched on 31 August 1994. The last NFS game to be released was...

5 Reasons to sponsor and exhibit at HISA2019

Johannesburg gets ready for 5th Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2019

August 15, 2019 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments (0)

It is that time of the year again, when healthcare professionals, industry experts and leaders gather to discuss the impact of emerging technologies on their industry. Taking place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg on 8-9 October under the...

TECNO announces first device running on KaiOS

TECNO announces first device running on KaiOS

August 15, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Smartphone manufacturer, TECNO has announced the first device running on KaiOS. The T901 is a 3G smart feature phone that is equipped with a hybrid dual-SIM slot which can support two SIM cards and with 512MB +256MB memory. The partnership between TECNO and...

South African Internet speed rankings released

South African Internet speed rankings released

August 15, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

  QuotesAdvisor.com released their latest report on Internet speed in South Africa on Wednesday, 14 August 2019. The report shows that South Africa ranks in the top 100 countries for broadband speed in the world, taking the 76th spot but still falls...