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  • Hisense launches new products to the South African market

    Hisense SA to extend into all SADC countries

    August 29, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Hisense SA to extend into all SADC countries

    Just short of three months ago, Hisense announced its plans to supply Southern African countries with locally manufactured products through its Export Division. To date, over R15 million worth of products has been supplied to Namibia, Zambia, Botswana,...

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    Botswana: BIH appoints 4most to implement BMS application

    August 18, 2014 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Botswana: BIH appoints 4most to implement BMS application

    As part of the Botswana government’s strategic goal to diversify the country’s economy, Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) was founded to encourage innovative business. Through the development and operation of a science and technology park, BIH aims to assist...

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    Microsoft brings tech to the classroom with TV White Space

    June 23, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft brings tech to the classroom with TV White Space

    Microsoft South Africa, in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DST), the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, the University of Limpopo, and local networking firm Multisource, with regulatory support from the Independent...

  • Botswana Innovation Hub gains international recognition

    May 26, 2014 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Botswana Innovation Hub gains international recognition

    The International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP) has conferred full member status on Botswana Innovation Hub. The announcement was made by the IASP Executive Board following its assessment of the company’s operations during the...

  • Botswana Assesses Open Data Readiness

    May 16, 2014 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Botswana Assesses Open Data Readiness

    The Botswana Innovation Hub, in conjunction with the e-Government Unit in the Office of the President, have agreed to conduct a diagnostic study to assess the capability of Botswana, inside and outside the government, to implement an Open Data program. The...

  • Business Connexion acquires Panabiz Nigeria

    March 11, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Business Connexion acquires Panabiz Nigeria

    As part of the company’s reorganisation process, South African-based technology services group Business Connexion has acquired a 100% holding in Panabiz Nigeria, as well as a 100% holding in Ultimate Solutions Botswana. “We’re excited about our...

  • Life after Bitcoin: Understanding the cryptocurrency and betting on its future

    Has Africa joined the Bitcoin frenzy?

    January 22, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Has Africa joined the Bitcoin frenzy?

    Money, as the old saying goes- makes the world go around. The concept of presenting something of value in exchange for goods and services dates back thousands of years, but since physical notes and coins began circulating in most societies, currencies...

  • Connecting Industry to Government and Civil Society

    October 5, 2013 • EventsComments Off on Connecting Industry to Government and Civil Society

    Industry giants HP, Google, Oracle & IBM are just some of the high profile global organisations attending Innovation Africa 2013 in Botswana this month. The summit, being held at the Gaborone International Convention Centre this October 15-17, will also...

  • Altech’s Huawei partnership to benefit African infrastructure

    September 20, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Altech’s Huawei partnership to benefit African infrastructure

    Altech and Huawei recently entered into a partnership to drive future growth initiatives in the enterprise market. The new entity will be branded as Altech Collab and will reside within Altech’s New Business Development division. The agreement covers a...

  • Abu Dhabi, Botswana ink ICT agreement

    September 12, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Abu Dhabi, Botswana ink ICT agreement

    In a move seen as a major coup for Botswana’s Information Communications and Technology sector, the country’s government has inked a new MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Abu Dhabi for ICT knowledge sharing and capacity building. According...

  • Sub-Saharan Africa to accelerate mobile broadband rollout

    September 9, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Sub-Saharan Africa to accelerate mobile broadband rollout

    The Vice President of Botswana, the Honourable Dr Ponatshego H. Kedikilwe opened a meeting on Friday 06 September of the Governments of Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia to agree common priorities to accelerate the roll out of mobile...

  • Botswana innovates with SAP Business One

    May 24, 2013 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Botswana innovates with SAP Business One

    The Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) has appointed local SAP Business One specialists 4most to implement an affordable, easy-to-use business management software application. SAP Business One will help BIH better manage its processes and provide greater...

  • DiData takes Botswana to the Cloud

    October 24, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on DiData takes Botswana to the Cloud

    Dimension Data today launched cloud services in Botswana. Private organisations, service providers and governments around the world are fast engaging the concept of cloud computing and how African organisations are taking advantage of its benefits is truly an...

  • Botswana: Dimension Data appoints new GM

    October 4, 2011 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Botswana: Dimension Data appoints new GM

    Dimension Data, the specialist global IT services and solutions provider today announces a strategic executive appointment to drive its local operations in the next phase of the company’s growth. Duncan Pie joins Dimension Data as general manager and...

  • IT can meet Africa’s Millennium Development Goals

    May 13, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    Botswana’s Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology Johnie Swartz said at the 6th Information Technologies Africa 2011 Africa Conference and Exhibition that the bolstering of the ICT sector is vital to facilitating the continent’s achievement of...

  • SAP partner opens office in Botswana

    May 4, 2011 • Enterprise ITComments (1)

    4most, the SAP Business One software specialist in the Logic Group, announced today that it has opened a permanent office in Gaborone to service the growing market for affordable mid-market accounting and financial software solutions in Botswana. “We are...