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  • Nutanix appoints new Channel and OEM activities lead in EMEA

    Nutanix appoints new Channel and OEM activities lead in EMEA

    September 26, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on Nutanix appoints new Channel and OEM activities lead in EMEA

    Cloud computing company, Nutanix announced on Thursday, 26 September 2019, that it has appointed Cyril VanAgt to lead its Channel and OEM activities in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. VanAgt will be responsible for overseeing all of Nutanix’s...

  • V-Nova and Simplestream partner up to launch new streaming platform

    New streaming service to launch in Africa

    September 17, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on New streaming service to launch in Africa

    On 11 September 2019, video compression technologies company V-Nova announced a new partnership with OTT TV company Simpestream to launch new streaming service MVMO. This new streaming service is set to launch in Africa in late 2019. The service, according to...

  • The Arabsat-6A satellite launched in April 2019. Image sourced from Arabsat.

    Talia extends collaboration with Arabsat

    September 16, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Talia extends collaboration with Arabsat

    On 14 September 2019, communications solutions provider Talia Limited announced that it has strengthened its long-term collaboration with Arabsat, a satellite operator. Talia Limited operates in the Americas, the Middle East, Europe and Africa. This...

  • Nigerian entrepreneur wins first prize at the Africa 35.35 Awards

    Nigerian entrepreneur wins first prize at the Africa 35.35 Awards

    September 16, 2019 • People, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigerian entrepreneur wins first prize at the Africa 35.35 Awards

    Nigerian Internet Entrepreneur Chidi Nwaogu has won the first prize in the ‘Entrepreneurship’ category at the 2019 Africa 35.35 Awards. The Awards aim to recognize 35 people under 35 from Africa or the African diaspora who have made outstanding...

  • Wi-Fi 6 offers a new era of wireless connectivity

    Cisco appoints new Country Manager for South Africa operations

    September 11, 2019 • People, Southern AfricaComments Off on Cisco appoints new Country Manager for South Africa operations

    On 11 September 2019, multinational technology company Cisco announced that Garsen Naidu has been appointed as the new Country Manager for South Africa. Garsen has been with Cisco for 8 years and was recently the Head of the Partner and System Engineering...

  • Customer success a huge focus for SAP’s Intelligent Enterprise strategy

    INTERVIEW: Cathy Smith on gender equality in the workplace

    September 10, 2019 • Features, People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on INTERVIEW: Cathy Smith on gender equality in the workplace

    On 27 August 2019 SAP Next-Gen, a program created by multi-national software company SAP to connect companies and develop innovative solutions and drive change that is linked to the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), held an event titled “The...

  • 5 Reasons to sponsor and exhibit at HISA2019

    HISA 2019: Announcement of Key Topics

    September 9, 2019 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on HISA 2019: Announcement of Key Topics

    The 5th Healthcare Innovation Summit is set to take place from 8 to 9 October 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Center in Johannesburg. The healthcare industry, over time, has been adopting technology in order to develop new products and expand the reach of...

  • Airtel Africa appoints new Regional Director for East Africa

    September 6, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on Airtel Africa appoints new Regional Director for East Africa

    Telecommunications service provider, Airtel Africa has announced the appointment of Ian Ferrao as Regional Director of its East Africa business. Ian Ferrao, according to Airtel Africa, has over 12 years of experience in senior management telecommunications...

  • Solar panels being installed in West Africa by PEG Africa

    PEG Africa raises $5 million for expansion in West Africa

    September 4, 2019 • Mining & Energy, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on PEG Africa raises $5 million for expansion in West Africa

    PEG Africa, a pay-as-you-go solar company based in West Africa, has recently raised $5 million from ElectriFI in order to continue its expansion in existing markets. PEG Africa finances and deploys solar energy to SMEs and households in West Africa. PEG...

  • HomeChoice and Oracle launch new e-commerce platform

    HomeChoice launches e-commerce platform

    September 3, 2019 • Online & Social, Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on HomeChoice launches e-commerce platform

    On Monday, 2 September 2019, HomeChoice, a Retail and Financial Service products provider, announced a new eCommerce website in partnership with Oracle. The website will be hosted on Oracle Cloud Commerce (OOC), a new platform developed by Oracle and built as...

  • Samsung launches Interactive Galaxy Studio

    Samsung launches interactive Galaxy Studio in South Africa

    September 2, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Samsung launches interactive Galaxy Studio in South Africa

    On 30 August 2019, Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy Studio in Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town. The Galaxy Studio was launched to celebrate the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note10. The Galaxy Studio will include activities, experiences, well-known...

  • Yousef Arafat, Managing Director, Middle east and Africa, Nexans Cabling Solutions

    Nexans appoints new Managing Director for the Middle East and Africa

    September 2, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on Nexans appoints new Managing Director for the Middle East and Africa

    On 2 September 2019, Nexans, a cable and optical fibre company, announced the appointment of Arafat Yousef as the new Managing Director of the LAN Systems Business Unit in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). In this new role, Arafat will be responsible for...

  • Intelsat and Africa Mobile Networks reach pivotal milestone in connecting remote regions in sub-Saharan Africa

    Africa Mobile Networks and Intelsat reach significant milestone

    August 31, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Africa Mobile Networks and Intelsat reach significant milestone

    On 29 August 2019, Intelsat, an integrated satellite communications company, and Africa Mobile Networks (AMN), a mobile network infrastructure company, announced that they have reached a milestone in bringing mobile connectivity to unserved areas and...

  • 9mobile approved by AFC for $230 million loan. Image sourced from 9mobile.

    9mobile receives $230 million loan

    August 27, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on 9mobile receives $230 million loan

    Nigerian telecommunications company, 9mobile, has recently been approved for a $230 million loan by the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC). The AFC is a pan-African multilateral development financial institution that was created with the goal of minimizing...

  • SEACOM announces partnership with Sophos to develop new security solution

    SEACOM announces partnership with Sophos

    August 26, 2019 • Security, Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on SEACOM announces partnership with Sophos

    On 26 August 2019, Pan-African telecommunications service provider SEACOM announced a partnership with cybersecurity Sophos. This partnership will see the two companies develop a “next-generation” security solution called ‘On-Premise...

  • Cars45 launches new Premium Inspection Service

    Nigerian automotive trading platform announces premium inspection service

    August 24, 2019 • Retail, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigerian automotive trading platform announces premium inspection service

    Cars45, a Nigerian automotive trading platform, recently announced the launch of a new product, the Premium Inspection Service. Cars45 has committed to exploring new platforms for end-users. The Premium Inspection Service is aimed at users who are not able to...