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Governance, Risk and Compliance training

May 22, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Governance, Risk and Compliance training

Analytix announces the the launch of a two day Governance, Risk Management, Compliance and Information Security (GRCI) workshop in May 2007. The two day workshop is a result of market demand based on the requirements for organisations to comply with an increasing number of regulations, standards, and frameworks. There is a fair amount of confusion [&hellip...

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AmVia named number one global RightFax partner

May 21, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on AmVia named number one global RightFax partner

In addition to this award, Captaris, a specialist in the electronic document delivery arena, gave AmVia the Regional High Achievement award for Middle East and Africa. AmVia is best known for its fax server, RightFax, a cornerstone of the local electronic...

Vodafone launches first ultra-low cost handsets

May 21, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Vodafone launches first ultra-low cost handsets

Vodafone today unveils its first Vodafone-only branded ultra-low cost consumer handsets, the Vodafone 125 and Vodafone 225, aimed at providing millions of people in emerging and developing markets the opportunity to access to the benefits of mobile technology...

Celtel Kenya launches ‘lowest’ tariff

May 21, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Celtel Kenya launches ‘lowest’ tariff

Mr. Murray, said the introduction of the super off-peak tariff, was in response to market needs. The offer comes only four months after the launch of Uhuru tariffs in December, which allows customers to call at a flat rate across rival networks. “Our goal...

Nigeria: TV Technology – LTMX Partners Playbox

May 21, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria: TV Technology – LTMX Partners Playbox

The growing convergence between television and Information Technology (IT) is set to become more viable with the introduction of the Playbox technology into the Nigerian television space. The enablement of this convergence was strengthened with the technical...

Microsoft identifies Sri Lanka’s MVPs in IT

May 21, 2007 • Top StoriesComments (1)

By Sunimalee Dias Microsoft in its creative initiatives has ensured that software developers linked through their various communities established among themselves get world recognition through the Microsoft MVP award or the Most Valuable Persons. This is a...

Egypt’s Mobile wars

May 20, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Egypt’s Mobile wars

The nine-year MobiNil-Vodafone control of the Egyptian mobile market ended with Etisalat Misr joining the fray on the first of May. The three operators now offer the traditional second generation services (2G), both for the prepaid and postpaid customers at...

Youth need more access to information technology

May 20, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Youth need more access to information technology

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged policymakers and industry leaders to work with young people to give them access to Information and Communications Technology (ICT). In his message of support for World Telecommunication and Information...

Egypt welcomes Chinese investment in various sectors

May 20, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Egypt welcomes Chinese investment in various sectors

Egypt welcomes more Chinese investment and is expecting China to be Egypt’s main investor, Egyptian Minister of Investment Mahmoud Mohieddin said on Monday evening...

MICROSOFT, Ted Turner, UN, Business Leaders meet

May 18, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on MICROSOFT, Ted Turner, UN, Business Leaders meet

The U.N. Office for Partnerships hosted an event to further advance Africa’s partnership strategy on Tuesday and the participants included several U.N. ambassadors, senior Microsoft representatives, foundation and business leaders, including philanthropist...

Nigeria: Nigcomsat – Gateway to Digitalising Africa?

May 18, 2007 • Top StoriesComments (1)

With the successful launch of Nigeria ‘s Communications Satellite, NIGCOMSAT in far away China, Efem Nkanga, appraises the benefits and implications of the historical launch for Nigeria in particular and the African continent as a whole...

UN Information Centres in sub-Saharan Africa launch 16 websites

May 17, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on UN Information Centres in sub-Saharan Africa launch 16 websites

Sixteen United Nations Information Centres (UNICs) in sub-Saharan Africa, marking World Information Society Day, today launched new websites in an effort to bring the work of the United Nations closer to its local constituencies around the continent...

Government cautioned against Telkom Kenya privatization

May 17, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Government cautioned against Telkom Kenya privatization

A section of telecommunication players on Thursday criticized plans to privatize Telkom Kenya Limited terming the move as unwise and saying the Government’s involvement in the company is still required...

Global Nomads Group Launches Project Uganda with Polycom Video Systems

May 17, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Global Nomads Group Launches Project Uganda with Polycom Video Systems

Global Nomads Group (GNG), an organization dedicated to fostering cross-cultural dialogue and understanding among youth, and Polycom, Inc. , the world’s leading provider of unified collaborative solutions, today announced the launch of Project Uganda...

Huawei Conducts Forum with African Financial Ministers

May 17, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei Conducts Forum with African Financial Ministers

Huawei Conducts Forum with African Financial Ministers and African Development Bank. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (“Huawei”), a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications networks for operators around the world, today shared its...

Ghana Ministry to introduce four bills to protect ICT use

May 17, 2007 • Top StoriesComments Off on Ghana Ministry to introduce four bills to protect ICT use

The Ministry of Communications would be presenting four bills including the Electronic Transaction and Electronic Communications Bills to Parliament for consideration...