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MTN Nigeria lists on the Nigerian Stock Exchange

May 15, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

MTN Nigeria has announced announce that it has received approval to list on the Premium Board of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (“NSE”). The listing is set to proceed on 16 May 2019 and will be done by way of an introductory listing. This means that the shares of existing MTN Nigeria shareholders will be listed [&hellip...

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Aerobotics, Agri SA partner to launch free satellite farming data

Aerobotics, Agri SA partner to launch free satellite farming data

May 15, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments (0)

AgriSA and Aerobotics have announced a partnership to provide South African farmers with access to free satellite farming data and the latest Aeroview In-Field Scouting Application. The advanced satellite data coupled with the latest crop scouting software...

Applications for the Cape Town FastTrack close on 19 May

Applications for the Cape Town FastTrack close on 19 May

May 15, 2019 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

The search is on for top-performing disruptive startups seeking solutions for positive change in Africa. Startupbootcamp AfriTech (SBC AfriTech) is calling on high-growth startups in the tech industry to apply to a three-month programme to help companies...

Vox launches customised firewall service for SMEs

Vox launches customised firewall service for SMEs

May 15, 2019 • Security, Startups, Top StoriesComments (0)

Integrated ICT and infrastructure provider, Vox has announced the launch of a Managed Firewall Service aimed specifically at the country’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Companies targeted by ransomware have to pay between R50 000 and R150...

Belgian edu-tech provider to exhibit at Education Innovation Summit

Social TV partners Education Innovation Summit 2019

May 14, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

  Social TV has been named as a media partner for the upcoming Education Innovation Summit. EISummit19 looks to connect the dots between the ever-evolving technological landscape and the state of the education sector nationally and internationally. By...

Standard Bank Wealth introduces new integrated digital solutions

Standard Bank Wealth introduces new integrated digital solutions

May 14, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Finance, Top StoriesComments (0)

Standard Bank has recently launched short-term insurance chatbot together with new online functionality for wealth clients in a move to becoming the leading integrated financial services organisation in, for and across Africa. Deepesh Thomas has been...

Data Management as a Service is a solution for the mining digital revolution

Data Management as a Service is a solution for the mining digital revolution

May 14, 2019 • Internet of Things, Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments (0)

Mining has always been an intensive industry, from the perspective of resources, time, labour and people safety. The ability to analyse and derive intelligence from vast amounts of data generated across the various aspects of any mine is a revolution in this...

Huawei to promote South African content with local app developers

Huawei to promote South African content with local app developers

May 14, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Huawei’s mobile app store, the Huawei AppGallery, will soon feature a multitude of apps and designs by local developers. Huawei AppGallery and Huawei Themes are pre-installed on all the latest Huawei and Honor devices. “South African consumers are...

Belgian edu-tech provider to exhibit at Education Innovation Summit

Partners for Possibility joins Education Innovation Summit 2019

May 13, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

  Partners for Possibility (PfP) has been confirmed as a strategic partner for the upcoming Education Innovation Summit 2019. PfP is the flagship programme of Symphonia for South Africa (SSA), a national non-profit organisation, based in Bellville, Cape...

South Africa to implement digital justice system

South Africa to implement digital justice system

May 13, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The South African Office of the Chief Justice (OCJ) has chosen CaseLines a global provider of Digital Evidence Management to implement paperless digital courtrooms across the country. CaseLines will help meet the OCJ’s vision for a single, transformed...

WATCH: TME Education launches an Electronics Lab in Mityana, Uganda

May 11, 2019 • East Africa, Education, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments (0)

At the beginning of this year, TME Education opened an electronics lab in cooperation with St. Elisabeth Girls School in Mityana, Uganda. The facility was inaugurated by workshops conducted by the project’s ambassador in Uganda, Patrick Ssonko. TME...

Is your cloud-based app secure or is it costing you money?

The always-on economy gives cloud data management trends a seat at the boardroom table

May 10, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on The always-on economy gives cloud data management trends a seat at the boardroom table

The digital transformation of today’s enterprises requires being able to operate in an ‘always on’ economy; offering instant service delivery for today’s modern consumers with their expectations of immediate fulfilment. With regards to both data...

Nigeria's Publiseer selected as finalist for Halcyon Incubator Fellowship in Washington

Nigeria’s Publiseer selected as finalist for Halcyon Incubator Fellowship in Washington

May 10, 2019 • Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria’s Publiseer selected as finalist for Halcyon Incubator Fellowship in Washington

Nigerian digital content distribution platform, Publiseer, founded by computer programmers and Internet entrepreneurs, Chidi Nwaogu and Chika Nwaogu, has been selected as a finalist for the Halcyon Incubator’s Fall 2019 Fellowship. Out of 423...

Superbalist adopts new technologies to speed up browsing

Superbalist adopts new technologies to speed up browsing

May 10, 2019 • Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Superbalist adopts new technologies to speed up browsing

South Africa’s e-tailer, Superbalist.com, has adopted two new technologies which have accelerated the browsing experience for shoppers and translated into strong business results. One year in, and Accelerated Mobile Apps (AMP) and Progressive Web Apps...

ARED’s solar powered kiosks to provide digital services in Uganda

ARED’s solar powered kiosks to provide digital services in Uganda

May 10, 2019 • East Africa, Mining & Energy, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on ARED’s solar powered kiosks to provide digital services in Uganda

Rwanda based Platform as a Service start-up known for its ‘Smart Business in a Box’ solar-powered kiosks, ARED, has announced that it has set up 10 such kiosks with 10 women micro franchisees; thereby marking its expansion into its first international...

Freedom Front Plus climbs up to the Top 3 most searched parties in the last day

SA Elections: FF Plus top 3 most searched parties in the last day

May 9, 2019 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on SA Elections: FF Plus top 3 most searched parties in the last day

Google search trends indicate that South Africans are impatient to know the results and are searching for more election-related information as the news trickles out. Below is a round-up of some of the top trending election-related searches on Google over the...