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How the Secondary IT Market Became the Unsung Hero of the Pandemic

COVID-19 triggered an explosion of the global remote workforce and online learning, which created an extraordinary demand for new tech gear. It also forced the shutdown of chip-making facilities around the world and according to industry executives and analysts,...

Arthur Goldstuck to Speak at IT News Africa’s Free E-Waste & IT Sustainability Webinar

According to the UN Global E-Waste Monitor, global e-waste will reach 74 metric tonnes by 2030, an increase from the 50-million tonnes of e-waste we have to deal with today. Time is officially running out as the UN’s 2030 deadline...

CES 2018: Dell recycles e-waste into new motherboards

On 11 January 2018, Dell announced that the company will begin an industry-first pilot to use recycled gold from used electronics in new computer motherboards. The recycled material will ship in the Latitude 5285 2-in-1 motherboards. The pilot follows a...

Is it time to rethink your eWaste strategy?

Not only is the introduction of mandatory protection of personal data a huge challenge for companies, but now organisations are being prompted to rethink how they approach the reuse, recycling or recovery of their eWaste. Xperien suggests the new...

eWaste – an opportunity for economic growth in Africa?

To help ease the high unemployment levels throughout the continent, organisations need to be innovative and create new commercially viable business opportunities. eWaste has captured the headlines in recent months and is no doubt an attractive proposition for companies to...

MTN & Ericsson ink e-waste disposal partnership in Côte D’Ivoire

Ericsson and MTN Côte d’Ivoire have announced a partnership to drive the awareness and collection of electronic waste (e-waste). This initiative is a first of its kind in the country, and will be launched October 7, 2015 in Abidjan. The...

E-waste collection drive concludes in Benin

MTN and Ericsson’s electrical and electronic equipment waste (e-waste) collection and awareness drive in Benin has ended. According to both companies more than 20 tons of e-waste was collected. The campaign was geared towards creating awareness about the importance of...

Ericsson to drive e-waste disposal and recycling in Benin

Ericsson and MTN Benin have partnered under their Ecology Management Program, to launch the first electrical and electronic equipment waste (e-waste) collection and awareness drive in Benin. According to both Ericsson and MTN, the campaign is geared towards creating awareness...

Tanzania to tackle e-waste

An increase in the use of electronic devices such as PCs, mobile phones and television sets in Tanzania, has led to an increase in the dumping of these goods claim authorities. January Makamba, Deputy Minister for Communication, Science and Technology,...

UN joins Africa in fight against e-waste

The United Nations and 18 African countries are joining forces in an effort to reduce the effects of electronic waste across the continent. It comes as reports continue to surface of e-waste piling up across the continent. The initial steps...
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Ericsson & MTN Collaborate for Digital Skills & Sustainability

Ericsson and MTN Group have unveiled a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2024 in...
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