Kenya has received $144.4 million in credit from the International Development Association for the Transparency and Communications Infrastructure Project (TCIP). Kenya ICT Board chief executive officer, Paul Kukubo, told the media on Friday that part of the funds $7 million (Sh525 million) will subsidise bandwidth costs for local...
Africa Online, a wholly owned subsidiary of Telkom South Africa has confirmed that DIGITALK will be their preferred supplier for value-added voice services in Africa. The DIGITALK Multiservice Platform will be deployed in several sites across the continent and will be allowing Africa Online to rapidly deploy services including Broadband...
The storage and retrieval of emails has become a big headache for most businesses, especially now that good governance and no fewer than five local Acts that prescribe the need to store all email sent or received for up to 10 years. The Acts that demand effective...
African nations are pushing for human resource development in the telecom sector to enhance growth, according to speakers at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) workshop in Zambia this week. The African telecom sector is lacking rapid growth due to the lack of human resource development resulting from insufficient training...
Etisalat is set to introduce its own range of telecommunications devices and handsets, which will be branded especially for etisalat and its subsidiaries in Africa and Middle East. Gulf news today said the UAE telecom provider is looking to negotiate purchase contracts with international vendors and Own Equipment Manufacturers...
Annex Distribution, local suppler of building blocks and next generation solutions to the ICT and digital lifestyle sector, has secured a distribution agreement with its latest vendor partner, ViewSonic Corporation, a global provider of visual display products. The deal will enable Annex Distribution to make available a range of innovative...
Neil Cameron has been appointed the new general manager for Johnson Controls Systems & Service South Africa. Taking over the reigns from Eric Smith, who has retired after of 30 years of service, Cameron will be responsible for driving the company's business forward while ensuring that all areas...
Ericsson announced today that it is collaborating with Intel to bring HSPA mobile data solutions to Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs). Ericsson is thereby extending its 3G mobile broadband technology from notebooks to a range of pocketable devices with various purposes. The Ericsson HSPA data solution is targeted...
Festus Mogae, the former president of Botswana has been honoured with a $5 million prize for good governance in Africa by Sudanese-born telecoms billionare Mo Ibrahim. Mogae, who led Botswana from 1998 to 2008, got the recognition today as the winner of the 2008 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African...
Ideal Fastener Corporation (Pty) Ltd., a national supplier of apparel trimmings to the clothing industry, has invested in the integration and deployment of preserv8TM – developed by Integr8 IS (Pty) Ltd. and the only email archiving Software plus Services Microsoft certified solution - to streamline the management of its...
BitDefender researchers have detected an IM-based spam wave automatically sent to accounts which promises a "hot date" if the Facebook's users access the typosquatted link, as depicted below. The fake Web site, which reproduces the genuine Facebook site extremely well, collects the log-in credentials using a php script. Users should...
An international website for cyber crooks, The Darkmarket forum, has been shut down. The website enabled fraudsters to buy and sell credit card details. Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca) said the website allowed criminals to exchange information about how to commit online fraud as well as offering details contained on...
Information and communication technology professionals in Mozambique were on Thursday challenged to form professional bodies that would help address the issue of rampant corruption which is said to be threatening the ICT sector. The call was made by Sean Moroney, the chairman of AITEC Africa at the opening of Mozambique’s...
The British Association of Dermatologists has warned that some mobile phones - if used for long periods - could cause skin rashes on the ears of face cheeks. The unidentified rash or itchy skin, nicknamed "mobile phone dermatitis," can occur if people develop an allergic reaction to the nickel...
Hewlett-Packard in Kenya is gearing up for growth using multimedia products by tapping into the consumer market ahead of the anticipated undersea fibre optic cables. Frederic Lestringant, HP’s general manager for personal system group, says the company and many Personal Computer vendors have not been able to provide for this...
Spescom DataVoice, a division of Spescom Limited, is a finalist in this year's BPeSA's (Business Process enabling South Africa) National BPO Awards; widely acknowledged as one of the BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) sector's foremost competitions for industry innovation. Qnique Insight, Spescom DataVoice's Quality Performance Management solution, will compete against two...
- Advertisement -

Get in touch

9,200FansLike
22,720FollowersFollow
558SubscribersSubscribe

Recent Posts